Lock Haven

Lock Haven designated Susquehanna Greenway River Town

4 days 12 hours ago

Over the past few months, community leaders from various Lock Haven organizations and businesses have worked with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) to be designated as a Susquehanna Greenway River Town. more»

DEP to Hold Public Meeting, Hearing on Former Lock Haven Laundry Property in Clinton County

6 days 11 hours ago
Rail service in the Lock Haven/Mill Hall area of Clinton County

 Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and public hearing to discuss plans to clean up solvent contamination at the former Lock Haven Laundry property on Bellefonte Avenue. The public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.< more»

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

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1 week 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»

Hawkins, Nariah Ann

12 weeks 3 days ago

Nariah Ann (Punk) Hawkins, 8, and Cadee Lynn Hawkins, 4,  residents of Beech Creek, PA, passed away on  more»

Various vehicle crashes reported

40 weeks 5 days ago

The Montoursville State Police Department reported the following vehicle crashes: more»

Montoursville State Police report various criminal activities

41 weeks 6 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»

Clinton County CleanScapes for Cleanup Event,

46 weeks 4 days ago

Join Clinton County CleanScapes (CCC) and Lock Haven University students during the West Branch Susquehanna River Cleanup Community Cleanup Event, September 7, Dunnstable Township, Clinton County. more»

Herritt, Elizabeth G. Seltzer

48 weeks 5 days ago

Elizabeth G. Seltzer Herritt, 90, formerly of Avis, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the Frey Village Nursing Home in Middletown, Pa.

Born Nov. 2, 1922 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of Harry F. and Elizabeth Seltzer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul L. Herritt on Nov. 11, 1997. They were united in marriage June 28, 1946. more»

Willits, Carl T.

50 weeks 4 days 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»

Spooner, Scott Grove

51 weeks 10 hours ago

Scott Grove Spooner

Scott Grove Spooner, 51, of Lock Haven, passed away August 6, 2013.

Scott, class of 1980, from Williamsport High School, attended the United States Naval Academy where he served in the Navy as a Naval Officer and retired with honors. more»

Frey, Alecia A.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Alecia A. Frey

Alecia A. Frey, 50, of 12 East Church St., Lock Haven, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Lock Haven while swimming in the Susquehanna River.

Born Dec. 6, 1962 in Muncy, she was a daughter of Ronald S. Frey, who survives, and the late Dawn (West) Frey. more»

Impact of Rail Service in Clinton County

1 year 5 weeks ago

Several measures illustrate the impact of rail service in the Lock Haven/Mill Hall area of Clinton County - more shippers, more rail facilities, etc. But job figures at two of the region’s chemical companies particularly stand out. more»

Guest Article: Be A Traveler, Not A Tourist

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December 31, 1969

Today's blog is brought to you by Paige Soucie. She is the founder and CEO of Soucie Holdings LLC, a digital marketing business specializing in content writing and social media. She has a passion for cooking, writing, traveling and learning. Soucie received degrees in Journalism and Political Science, and a minor in Spanish from Arizona State University. more»

Barnhart, Josephine A.

1 year 15 weeks ago

Josephine A. Barnhart

Josephine A. Barnhart, 94, formerly of Muncy and Lock Haven, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Sycamore Manor, Montoursville. more»

Prescription Drug Problem Topic of Community Forum

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1 year 14 weeks ago

When considering prescription drug problems, parents often ask themselves the following questions: more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Project Hawai'i

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Project Hawai'i, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Hoffman, Mary Ann

1 year 16 weeks ago

Mary Ann (Stiver) Hoffman

April 2, 1927 ~ April 5, 2013

Mary Ann (Stiver) Hoffman, 86, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 at her residence.

She was born April 2, 1927 in Lock Haven the daughter of the late Glenn and Viola (Myers) Stiver. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: ArtCorps

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to ArtCorps, our Travel Buddy of the Week! more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Abroad China

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Abroad China, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Travel Buddy of the Week: Real Gap Experience

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Real Gap Experience, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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From Piranha Soup to Curry Grasshoppers: A Short Guide to Unusual Foods Around The World

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December 31, 1969

Now my purpose of this article is not to put you off going to any of these destinations. We all know that volunteering broadens your horizons. But how about broadening your tastes and tickling your taste buds with some unique and, dare I say it, “unusual” local dishes? more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Moroccan Children's Trust

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to the Moroccan Children's Trust, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Travel Buddy Of The Week: Center for Women and Families

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to The Center for Women and Families, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Ditch Those Destination Jitters!

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December 31, 1969

You have arrived at your volunteer destination.  Your heart is beating 100 miles an hour. You're double-checking that you haven’t left anything behind on the bus, train or car. Maybe your hands are sweaty. Those butterflies in your stomach must be doing somersaults in double time. Don’t worry!

These symptoms that you are experiencing actually have a label: excitement! more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Condortrekkers

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Condortrekkers, our Travel Buddy of the Week!Condortrekkers logo more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: EDventure International

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to EDventure International, our Travel Buddy of the Week!EDventure International logo more»

Marino Announces Academy Nominations

1 year 26 weeks ago
West Point's Washington Statue during the Acceptance Day Parade for the Class of 2012. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) announced the names of 26 young men and women of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District who will be nominated to four U.S. service academies for the coming academic year. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Teach Huaraz Peru

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Teach Huaraz Peru, our Travel Buddy of the Week!Teach Huaraz Peru logo more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Supporting Kids In Peru (SKIP)

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Supporting Kids In Peru (SKIP), our Travel Buddy of the Week!SKIP Peru Logo more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Malaika Ecotourism

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Malaika Ecotourism, our Travel Buddy of the Week!Malaika Ecotourism- Travel Buddy of the Week more»

Leaving For An Extended Volunteer Trip: Beyond The Logistics

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December 31, 1969

Editor’s note: Brittany is embarking on a yearlong Fulbright program in Malaysia starting this January. Below are tips that have helped her prepare for this trip, as well as prvious ones! more»

Stages Of Culture Shock And The Mystery Of Acculturation

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December 31, 1969

Whether you are volunteering, traveling, or studying abroad for any length of time, you will most likely encounter culture shock at some point.  Here is a look at what you will be feeling during each of the stages. more»

Baker, Frances L.

1 year 30 weeks ago

Frances L. Baker

Frances L. Baker, 85, of 304 Prospect Avenue, Avis, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at her home.

Frances and her husband, the Rev. Raymond G. Baker, observed their 65th wedding anniversary on March 20, 2012. more»

Your Volunteer Vacation Timeline

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December 31, 1969

When choosing a volunteer vacation, you’ll find that most organizations ask you to submit your application several months in advance, and make your first deposit six weeks before your departure date.

Your volunteer vacation timeline - Volunteer Global

They’ll need time to arrange: more»

Dar Al Ayatam Al Islamiya, The El-Hibri Foundation, and Youth Welfare in Lebanon

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December 31, 1969

Peace, education, justice, and the welfare of youth have long been recognized as the foundations of a thriving society. While conflict and poor economic conditions have left many in a sense of hopelessness in the Middle East, two great organizations have provided relief and promoted peaceful solutions in Lebanon and the U.S.: Dar Al Ayatam Al Islamiya and the El-Hibri Charitable Foundation. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: AEC-TEA Association

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to AEC-TEA Association, our Travel Buddy of the Week!AEC-TEA Association logo more»

Voluntourism And Other Travel Buzzwords: Defined!

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December 31, 1969

While choosing a volunteer abroad program, you’ll come across some terms that often are used interchangeably. This book will focus primarily on volunteer vacations and long-term service, but let’s take a look at the more common types of travel associated with these two, and note the differences. more»

Volunteer Abroad For Agriculture, Reforestation, And Gardening

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December 31, 1969

Today’s topic is volunteering for agriculture, reforestation, and gardening—this is a great outdoor workout that improves your health and the community you’re working in. Let’s get started! more»

Volunteer Abroad For Research Projects

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December 31, 1969

For today’s article, let’s go over volunteer abroad programs that focus on research. This is a great area to volunteer in, especially if you’re a student seeking college credit for your volunteer work. more»

All About Literacy Volunteering

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December 31, 1969

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.—Frederick Douglass more»

Volunteering In East Africa

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December 31, 1969

Currently, East Africa is one of the parts of our world that is most in need for willing, skilled, and hard-working volunteers. more»

Two Volunteering Opportunities In Morocco

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December 31, 1969

Located in the hub of three worlds, Morocco is part of Africa, the Middle East, and just across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe. While this has promoted some degree of cultural diversification and an outlet for modernity, today Morocco is ranked 130th on the UN’s Human Development Index, making it one of the least developed countries of the world. more»

Seven Christmas Gifts For The Needy Volunteer Traveler

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December 31, 1969

Christmas for a volunteer can be tough—especially if you’re about to leave on a major trip abroad. It’s likely that you want to pack light, and you might have a hard time explaining to friends and family what exactly you can take along on your trip. As someone who’s volunteered abroad and is about to leave on a trip myself, here is my handy-dandy guide for the needy volunteer! more»

Volunteering In Animal Shelters At Home And Abroad

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December 31, 1969

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. ---Mahatma Gandhi more»

Hurdling Through The Difficulties Of Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Volunteering abroad will likely be one of the best experiences of your life—you’ll meet new people, learn new skills, and be able to push the limits of your worldview. However, volunteering abroad isn’t all fun and games. A number of issues, some of which you can control and some of which you cannot, could pop up at any time. more»

Getting Serious About Volunteering Abroad: How To Educate Yourself About The Movement

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December 31, 1969

It’s easy to take the volunteer abroad industry at face value. After all, how complicated can it be? You find a cause, find a program, and book your flight, right? Depending on how familiar you are, it may be surprising that the volunteer abroad industry is extremely complex, ripe with discussion and debate as it struggles to provide for the needs of the communities and volunteers. more»

Volunteering In South America

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December 31, 1969

South America is a popular volunteer abroad destination for a variety of reasons. Recent political stability and a surge in development programs coupled with beautiful scenery, diverse cultures, and an increasing number of volunteer programs available make South America a perfect volunteer destination. more»

Long-Term Volunteer Abroad Options

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December 31, 1969

Volunteering long-term is amazing. Not only are you able to really address the need that you are championing, but you also give yourself some time to gain valuable skills that are both useful to the project and to your resume. more»

We Are All Just People: An Organization Dedicated To Providing A Human Quality To Holiday Assistance

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December 31, 1969

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.—Albert Pike more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Platanitos Turtle Camp

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Platanitos Turtle Camp, our Travel Buddy of the Week! Playa Las Tortugas/Platanitos Sea Turtle Camp more»

How To Receive Academic Credit For Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Pairing volunteer work abroad with academic courses, such as choosing to do an Alternative Spring Break, taking a Gap Year, or going overseas to volunteer in the future, can be an effective resume builder as well as a means for gaining that extra bit of academic credit you have been putting off. more»

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