Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore is a borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is on the West Branch Susquehanna River, 15 miles (24 km) west by south of Williamsport. It is part of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. In the past, Jersey Shore held farms, railroad shops, cigar factories, a foundry, and a large silk mill. Jersey Shore was incorporated as a borough on March 15, 1826. The history of Jersey Shore begins about 50 years before it was incorporated and on the opposite bank of the West Branch Susquehanna River in what is now Nippenose Township.

Taber Museum Hosts the Baskin Visual Arts Project

3 days 14 hours ago
Baskin Art exhibit at Taber Museum. Photo credit: Andrea Campbell

Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society is hosting an exhibition of student art produced during the Dr. June E. Baskin Visual Arts Project. The exhibition will be on view from September 2 through September 28. Admission to the exhibition is free, however a fee is charged to tour the rest of the museum. more»

Powers, Mildred L.

2 weeks 5 days ago

Mildred L. Powers,72, of 11 Snyder Street, Jersey Shore, Pa. died Thursday August 14, 2014 in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Williamsport.

She was born in Jerseyville, Ill. on July 5, 1942 the daughter of Robert H and Jessie Haskins Gould. Mildred was a licensed pratical nurse employed by several nursing facilities in the area. more»

Six Area Swim Teams Meet at Williamsport's East End Pool for All-Stars

6 weeks 2 days ago
The Williamsport Waves All-Star team: Wynielle Barrentine, Addison Bower, Abby DeBloois, Charley Greevy, Amber Hakes, Lydia Hyde, Jenna Kriner, Ella Meckley, Madison Phillips, Taylor Poretta , Zola Riccardo, Lizzie Ryder, Lila Voglesong, Abby Weaver, Anna Zeigler, Laura Zeigler, Caleb Beard, Jack Beattie, Avery Campbell, Ben Cramer, Payton Hammaker, Calum Hockman, Riley Hockman, Kurtis Johnson, Jason Love-Ritchey, Ian MacLachlan , Cody Schwoyer , Zach Schwoyer, Dalton Shank, and Devon Shank.

Williamsport- On Sunday, July 20, 2014, six area swim teams, their families and friends, all met at Williamsport's East End pool on Sherman Street to compete in All-Stars. The home team, the Williamsport Waves, hosted a wonderful event. more»

Name of victim released - Route 44 fatal accident

11 weeks 10 hours ago

Around 5 A.M. this morning, EMS units responded to a vehicle accident on Route 44 in Nippenose Twp.,  more»

PSP Releases details on Thursday night's Route 44 S & Route 654 crash

13 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police, Montoursville, have released details on Thursday night's head on crash. more»

Harer, Edna L.

22 weeks 3 days ago

  Edna L. Harer, 79, a resident of Montgomery, PA left this world in the arms of her loving children and was welcomed into the embrace of her Savior on Saturday, March 29, 2014. more»

Strykery, Lois

24 weeks 2 days ago

Lois M. Stryker,79, of 450 Center St., Williamsport, went to be with the Lord on Sunday March 16, 2014 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. more»

Fracking Protesters block access to Gas Pad

23 weeks 5 days ago
Photo credit Tom Jefferson.

This morning Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report that protesters were blocking Dam Run Road near Route 287, outside of Jersey Shore, Pa. Three of the protesters had handcuffed themselves together across the road blocking access to several gas pads.  The organization behind the protest is called Marcellus Earth First! more»

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania hosts 30-hour regional fundraising event March 12 and 13

25 weeks 1 day ago
Raise the region online giving event.

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is excited to announce Raise the Region 2014, an event to help the communities of Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union counties support local nonprofit organizations fundraising efforts. more»

Details released of Friday night fatal crash on Route 220.

25 weeks 3 days ago

We've received the Pennsylvania State Police report on the Friday evening, March 7, 2014, fatal car accident. Police say that around 8:30 P.M. a 1994 Toyota 4Runner driven by 80 year old Milton Boob was traveling South in the Northbound lane of State Route 220 near the Route 287 intersection East of Jersey Shore, Pa. This is in the area of a railroad bridge overpass.  more»

Community Foundation Announces the James & Betty Allen Family Fund

25 weeks 4 days ago
Photo Caption (Left to Right): Laura McMahon, Executive Director, Jersey Shore Branch YMCA; and Marshall Welch, Chair, FCFP Board of Directors; pose with Jim and Betty Allen to celebrate the creation of the new Jim & Betty Allen Family Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania.

There are better things to catch than a cold or the flu. Jim and Betty Allen are hoping that random acts of kindness will be just as contagious. more»

Pelleschi, Caroline J.

28 weeks 1 day ago

Caroline J. Pelleschi,97 of Williamsport died peacefully with her family by her side on Monday February 17, 2014 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Caroline was born in Jersey Shore on March 10, 1916 the daughter of Pasquale and Jennie Sabetella Paduano. more»

O'Neill, Virginia L.

32 weeks 5 days ago

Virginia L. O’Neill, 83, formerly of Hepburn St., passed away on Thursday January 16, 2014 at Manor Care Health Services in Jersey Shore.

She was born in Jersey Shore on February 10, 1930 one of twelve children for Antonio and Anna Vessa Bamonte.

Virginia had been employed at the former Casa de Earl and Robin’s Hair Salon. more»

Important information for customers from PPL Electric Utilities

34 weeks 7 hours ago

PJM, the independent electricity grid operator for this region, has requested that the public conserve electricity.

Customers should do what they can to conserve electricity - especially from 6 a.m. more»

Barber, Nesoa "Neva" M.

35 weeks 2 days ago

Nesoa “Neva” Magreth Golder Barber, 95, passed from this world on December 29, 2013, at Manor Care Nursing Facility, Jersey Shore. more»

Police report various crashes

36 weeks 3 days ago

The following crashes were reported by Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville: more»

Don Guthrie Photos

40 weeks 4 days ago
(Photo courtesy of Don Guthrie)

Turkeys hijack a train, hoping to get out of town before next week. more»

Police report incidents

40 weeks 6 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 13 to Oct. 17, Police reported that the front window of Deidra Reed's home in Williamsport was cracked by unknown means.  more»

Police report various incidents

44 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 a.m., Police reported that an unknown actor removed a green Honda TRX 500 from 9964 State Route 14 in McIntyre Township and fled the scene toward State Route 14 with the green ATV. Anyone with infomation is asked to contact police at (570) 368-5700.  more»

Montoursville State Police report various criminal activities

46 weeks 2 hours ago

The following incidents were reported by the Montoursville State Police Department:

Sept. 1, 1:10 a.m., Officer Derron Farber reported that Debra Borgess, 50, of South Williamsport, was stopped for weaving and failure to signal a lane change. Once stopped she was found to be intoxicated and failed field sobriety testing. Charges have been filed in Magisterial District Court 29-3-02. more»

Bamonte, Robert Reginald

47 weeks 1 day ago

Robert Reginald Bamonte, 88, went to be with the Lord on Monday October 7, 2013.

He was born on July 25, 1925 to Antonio and Anna Bamonte of Jersey Shore; he was one of 12 children. Robert died at home with his loving wife, Rita, and son, Bob at his side. more»

And Yet

46 weeks 6 days ago
Pine Creek (Photo courtesy of David Ira Kagan)

Metallic rigs that scar the sky,
And sallow tanks where trees once grew,
Blend blights to make the forest dye—
And yet, prismatic prayers yield blue.

Machines that bang and belch and blast,
And cracking shale and fracking crew,
Destroy the land, ignore the past—
And yet, bird songs through wrongs ring true. more»

Five Fast Q&A: What to know when buying a handgun

October 3, 2013

Clay Hawkins of National Sporting Goods of Jersey Shore takes on the Five Fast Q&A to help out those whoare first time handgun owners.

Here we go:

Q: What things should I know before I step foot in a shop to buy a handgun? more»

Bonner Sports, RV Announces Vote For Charity Winner

47 weeks 6 days ago
Pictured from left to right are Rob Phillips/Bonner Sports & RV; Dave George/Bonner Sports & RV; Jamie Caputo/Branch Director, Central PA Food Bank; Tom Szulanczyk, Chapter Executive/American Red Cross; Anna Thompson/ Communications & Development Manager, YWCA of Northcentral PA; Samantha Gonzalez/Intern, YWCA of Northcentral PA; Nate Metzger/Bonner Sports & RV; Bob Reeder, President/Bonner Sports & RV.

Bonner Sports and RV recently announced the winner of its Vote for Charity program. Vying for the top prize of $750 were: The Williamsport YWCA, Journey House (New Covenant United Church of Christ), The Jersey Shore YMCA, Red Cross Disaster Relief, and the Central PA Food Bank. more»

Scent-free: Does it really exisit?

September 24, 2013

Your scent. You have it all the time. It follows you every where you go.
So when hunting its important to be “scentless”.
Well good luck with that.
When it comes to making yourself, your clothes specifically scentless I call your body’s bluff. more»

When Autumn Acorns Start To Fall

50 weeks 6 days ago
David's mother, circa mid-1930s, Middletown, PA

Fall and winter are reflective times of year. As fall has cycled around once again, for the 66th time in my life, I wonder how many more are left to me. And I remember those of the past.

This autumn will be my eighth without my father, my twelfth without my mother. Fallen leaves, they have returned to earth. more»

Jersey Shore Driver Ejected From Vehicle Crash in Woodward Township

51 weeks 3 days ago

Jersey Shore Driver Ejected From Vehicle Crash in Woodward Township - A 24-year-old man sustained injuries following a one-vehicle crash in Woodward early this morning. Trooper Travis Pena said LD Ward was traveling southbound on Route 220 at a high rate of speed shortly after 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. more»

Miller, James Batley

1 year 1 week ago

James Batley Miller, 65, of 48 Lackawanna Ave., East Stroudsburg, Pa., died Monday evening Aug. 26, 2013, at the Gatehouse.

Born Jan. 1, 1948, in Jersey Shore, he was the son of Charles J. Miller and the former Jane Bubb. more»

Brady Township Drug Bust; Philly Man Jailed

1 year 5 days ago

Brady Township Drug Bust; Philly Man Jailed - State police charged a Philadelphia man with possession with intent to deliver following a traffic stop on Route 15 early this morning. Trooper Jeremy Hoy said Warren Harding, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on Route 15 north at Cemetery Hill Road, Brady Township shortly after 2 a.m. Aug. 28. more»

Schively, Dorothy M.

1 year 1 week ago

Dorothy M. Schively

Dorothy M. Schively, 95, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

She was born December 1, 1917 in Rauchtown, the daughter of Orie and Edith Reading.

Dorothy was the wife of the late Glenn C. Schively with whom she shared 64 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2011. more»

Embick, Lynn L.

1 year 2 weeks ago

Lynn L. Embick

Lynn L. Embick, 78, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the Hershey Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 7, 1934, the son of Lynn W. and Audrey (Wise) Embick.

Lynn was the husband of the late Aleada E. Gephart with whom he shared 53 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2012. more»

Ream, Maxine B.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Maxine B. Ream

Maxine B. Ream, 85, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Jersey Shore Hospital.

She was born January 18, 1928 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Ralph and Alma (Page) Feerrar.

Maxine married her high school sweetheart William Ream in 1947, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2004. more»

Willits, Carl T.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Carl T. Willits

Carl T. Willits, 54, of Lock Haven, died Friday, August 9, 2013.

Born May 27, 1959 in Jersey Shore, he was a son to Thomas Carl and Shirley Ann (Wilson) Willits.

Carl enjoyed hunting and fishing. He worked as a self-employed carpenter. more»

Blee, Richard J.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Richard J. Blee

Richard J. Blee, 65, of Jersey Shore, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at his home.

Born Feb. 16, 1948, in Williamsport, he was a son to the late Walter and Ethel Elizabeth Blee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane (Kleinowski) Blee, and a brother, Robert Blee.

Richard was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching Notre Dame Football. more»

Blee, Richard J.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Richard J. Blee

Richard J. Blee, 65, of Jersey Shore, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at his home.

Born Feb. 16, 1948, in Williamsport, he was a son to the late Walter and Ethel Elizabeth Blee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane (Kleinowski) Blee, and a brother, Robert Blee.

Richard was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching Notre Dame Football. more»

Myers, Jr., Carl Kenneth

1 year 3 weeks ago

Carl Kenneth Myers, Jr.

Carl Kenneth Myers, Jr., 63, of Jersey Shore went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

Surviving is his wife Kathleen (Rolley) Myers.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 10 at Newberry Church of Christ 822 Diamond St. Williamsport. In keeping with the family’s wishes there will be no visitation. more»

The Girl Outdoor

Jessica, The Girl Outdoor, is an adventurer, so in addition to hiking and camping and general exploration, she hunts and fishes. Look for her reviews and articles. 

Five Fast Q&A: Preparing for archery season

August 8, 2013

A “Five Fast Q&A” with our friends from Drop Tine Archery on preparing for archery season…its right around the corner: more»

TV sportsmen: They don’t teach squat

July 29, 2013

Scrolling through the guide of your TV programming there are virtually two major “outdoor” related networks. Both of which share a variety of shows that interest all types of sportsmen.
I rarely every tune into these shows. Why? I have learned nothing from them.
My experience is a lot of whispering and a lot of logos. more»

Words Of Warning From 1970 Applied To 21st Century Fracking

1 year 5 weeks ago

Regarding the “heat rush” application of the new technology of hydraulic-fracturing of shale for natural gas (fracking) in our north-central Pennsylvania backyard and other areas of the state, the country and the world, Alvin Toffler’s strong words of warning in his 1970 book, Future Shock, have uncanny relevance, even though they more»

Campfire cooking: Laid back and delicous

July 20, 2013

Everyone’s taste buds on the face of this planet should experience food cooked over a campfire. A full meal from apps to entree to desert can be cooked with a simply built campfire.

There is something about the way the food taste that makes it all so much better when its cooked over an open flame. more»

Hauser, Cynthia R.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Cynthia R. Hauser

Cynthia R. Hauser, 57, of Maple St. Jersey Shore, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born November 1, 1955 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of David and June (Smith) Fink. more»

Jersey Shore Man Jailed for Alleged Simple Assault

1 year 7 weeks ago

Jersey Shore Man Jailed for Alleged Simple Assault - Bail was set for a 32-year-old man after an altercation in Loyalsock Township. more»

Why are some sportsmen afraid of conseravtion?

July 10, 2013

I often wonder why it seems like the act of conservation seems so hard for sportsmen.

Sportsmen take to the wood and water all year long and make harvests from it. So why is its so hard for them to give back, ensuring those yearly harvests are strong and healthy or for that matter happen? more»

No batteries included: Tiny flashlight uses the power of human

July 4, 2013

A flashlight with no batteries, yeah right. No, really Colghlan’s has made one called the Dynamo Flashlight and by the power of your hand it makes light.
The tiny compact light uses a small crank to produce the power to make is very, very bright two LEDS light work.
Its small compact size it can virtually be stored anywhere and packed away. more»

Dry bags protect electroics from elements, especially water

July 4, 2013

Please tell me you have that in a dry bag?
Not a question you want to be asking anyone once a kayak flips and everything is soaked.
Dry bags work great for your clothes, but what about your electronics?
You can’t tell me you don’t hit the water at least without your digital camera and for some of us the smartphone. more»

Headlight uses motion activation, lots of lighting options

July 4, 2013

Headlamps are like the staple for any kind of sportsmen-outdoorsy type person. They also benefit mechanics, machinists, farmers – the list goes on. more»

New product can get your stuff back using the power of technology

July 4, 2013

Its pretty easy to just lay something down and forget it. Life is hectic and to add to that everyone has so much equipment to remember where they put it or left it. more»

CamJam your tarp partner

June 25, 2013

I still love tent camping, even though we have upgraded to a 27-foot trailer.

But, one thing I hate about tenting is rain.

It never fails. Whenever my husband and I tent, we either are setting up camp in the rain or experiencing a torrential downpour throughout the day or evening. more»

Partnership Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish

1 year 10 weeks ago

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish more»

Teen bags “triple trophy” says its an adrenaline rush

June 21, 2013

This hunting season was full of surprises and proud accomplishments for Dalton Palmatier, of Oval.

While recovering from knee surgery, the 15-year-old achieved what formerly was known as a “triple trophy” in Pennsylvania hunting lore. more»

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals

1 year 12 weeks ago

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals - Two accidents involving motorcycles in as many days sent one driver to Geisinger for treatment of major injuries over the weekend. PSP Trooper Brian Evarts said Steven C. more»

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