Montoursville

Montoursville (41°15′10″N 76°54′56″W) is a borough  in Lycoming County, PA. It is part of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was named for Madame Montour, a Native American leader and skilled interpreter for the colonial governments. The Williamsport Regional Airport is located in Montoursville.

Montoursville is bordered by the West Branch Susquehanna River and Armstrong Township to the south. Loyalsock Creek forms the northern and western border with Loyalsock Township. Fairfield Township borders the borough to the north and east.

Taber Museum Hosts the Baskin Visual Arts Project

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3 days 4 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»

Bonnie Akers Named PennDOT District 3-0 Employee of the Month for August

1 week 22 hours ago

Montoursville - Bonnie Akers has been named the PennDOT District 3-0 district office Employee of the Month for August 2014. more»

Fritzen, Charlotte P.

3 weeks 18 hours ago

Charlotte P. Fritzen, 86, of Montoursville, died Aug. 11, 2014, at The Williamsport Home.

She had been employed as a waitress at the former Wagon Wheel and former Hyde’s Cove in Montoursville.

She was one of two siblings, her brother Patrick J. Muir Jr. and herself. more»

Henderson, Mary Lou

7 weeks 3 days ago

Mary Lou Henderson, 74, of Montoursville, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Med Star Washington Hospital in Washington D.C.

Mary Lou was born in Shenandoah, Pa., on Jan. 20, 1940 the daughter of Leo Luke and Mary (Bane) Daley. more»

Body Found in Loyalsock Creek Identified by Coroner

7 weeks 23 hours ago

A body found floating this morning (Monday, July 14, 2014) in Loyalsock Creek near Sandy Bottom has been identified.

Lycoming Coroner Charles Keissling announced that a 54 year old man, Richard Kowker, from Schnecksville, PA, apparently slipped and fell striking his head and landed in Loyalsock Creek which lead to his drowning. The investigation is ongoing. more»

Enigk, Kathleen L.

7 weeks 4 days ago

Kathleen L. Enigk, 91, of Montoursville, passed away at Valley View Nursing Center on Friday July 11, 2014.

She was born in Williamsport on March 2, 1923 the daughter of Herbert J. and Magdalina (Bower) Enigk. more»

Local Author a Finalist in Amazon Contest

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7 weeks 3 days ago
Local Author, Carrie Anne Noble

Montoursville, PA:  Montoursville's Carrie Anne Noble was notified last week by Amazon Publishing officials that her novel, "Seashell, Stork and Apple Tree," is the winner in the young adult fiction category of the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Noble's entry was one of about ten thousand, and one of five which have advanced to the finals. more»

Sale of Sycamore Manor Health Center Announced

7 weeks 4 days ago
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Montoursville, PA. (July 9, 2014) Presbyterian Senior Living (PSL) announced today the sale of Sycamore Manor Health Center to TL Management subject to approvals and tentatively scheduled for September 1, 2014. more»

American Heart Association Announces Fit-Friendly Worksites

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7 weeks 6 days ago

The American Heart Association recently recognized 11 companies in Centre, Lackawanna, Lycoming, Luzerne, Montour and Northumberland counties, as Platinum or Gold-Level Award recipients in the Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. 

Geisinger Health System in Danville was recognized with the Platinum-Level Award.

 Gold-Level awardees include: more»

Two Shale Programs Will Be Held in Lycoming County This Month

7 weeks 6 days ago

Natural Gas Development, Process & Leasing Considerations

When: Monday, July 14, 2014, 6:30 to 9:00 PM

Where: Community Baptist Church Worship Center, 1853 State Rte. 87, Montoursville PA 17754. more»

Zeidler, Gerard J.

10 weeks 5 hours ago

Gerard J. "Jerry" Zeidler Sr., 75, of Montoursville, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 while fishing on Lake Chillisquaque, at Montour Preserve.

Born December 9, 1938, in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Alfred L. and Mildred Lutz Zeidler. more»

Chapman, Max L.

10 weeks 2 days ago

Max L. Chapman Jr., 66, of Montoursville, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Gate House.

Born March 31, 1948 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Max L. Sr. and Joann F. Parke Chapman.

Max served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was employed at Lycoming College for over 20 years. more»

Early morning shooting in Montoursville

11 weeks 1 day ago

According to Pa State Trooper Havens, a shooting occured Sunday morning around 2 A.M. at 424 Weldon St., Montoursville. The PSP report states that a birthday party was being held at that location. The victim, Cody Gorsline, a white 24 year old male from Williamsport, was examining a handgun with the person who was having a birthday, when the weapon went off. more»

Music Group Celtic Martins performing free concert at Lycoming Valley Baptist Church in Montoursville

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13 weeks 5 days ago
Music Group Celtic Martins performing free concert at Lycoming Valley Baptist Church in Montoursville

Give Back to the Community EventSponsored by Lycoming Valley Baptist Church
Featuring the Celtic Martins! We are blessed to live in beautiful Lycoming County Pennsylvania. more»

Shipman, Harry E.

12 weeks 3 days ago

Harry E. Shipman, 65, of Montoursville passed away June 7, 2014 peacefully at the home of his daughter, surrounded by his family. He was born December 18, 1948, in Muncy a son of the late Robert Taylor and Joan Ann (Miller) Shipman. May 23, 1971, he married Evelyn Louise Fetterhoff, who survives. more»

Berrigan, Marguerite E.

14 weeks 5 days ago

Marguerite E. Berrigan, 96, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Sycamore Manor Health Center, Montoursville. more»

Couple allegedly uses Heroin at WalMart then again at the Wmspt Hospital

15 weeks 5 days ago

According to Williamsport police reports Taryn L. Reeser and her boyfriend Kenneth W. Wilkinson were caught using heroin twice yesterday (Wednesday), once at the Montoursville Walmart and then later at the Williamsport Medical Center. more»

Waldman, James F.

16 weeks 1 day ago

James F. Waldman, 79, of Loyalsock Township and formerly of Montoursville, passed away at the Muncy Skilled Nursing Unit.

He was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Williamsport, to the late Joseph and Helen (Engler) Waldman. more»

Woodley, Maude

18 weeks 1 day ago

Maude E. Woodley, 95, of Montoursville, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at her home.

Born May 19, 1918 in Penn Township, Lycoming County, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Alta Mae Barto Reese. Her husband of 57 years, Bruce K. Woodley, preceded her in death on February 12, 1997. more»

Dead body found in Montoursville overnight

21 weeks 2 days ago

According to Trooper Havens of the Montoursville barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police, the dead body of a white, 78 year old male was found in the area of Fairview Drive and Cemetery Road, Montoursville Borough. It was determined that the male victim had been shot and his body dumped in this location. more»

Indian Interpreter to Portray Andrew Montour in Free Program

24 weeks 1 day ago
Indian Interpreter William Hunt to Portray Andrew Montour, founder of Montoursville, PA.

The past comes comes alive as Montoursville's namesake, Andrew Montour, returns to the area as portrayed by historian and re-enactor William Hunt. more»

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

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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»

River Valley Internet Announces Broadband Service in Williamsport and Montoursville

26 weeks 6 days ago
A view of cables at the tower site.

River Valley Internet, the area’s fastest growing Internet Service Provider, today announced two new Point-of-Presence (PoP) locations in Williamsport and Montoursville Pennsylvania. more»

Cummings, Marian H.

29 weeks 5 days ago

Marian H. Cummings, 96, a resident of Elmcroft Assisted Living in Montoursville died Thursday February 6 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Marian was born in Charlottesville, Viginia the daughter of George F. and Helen Stutzman Houchens. more»

Cuppiccia, K. Patricia

29 weeks 5 days ago

K. Patricia Cupiccia, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday February 6, 2014 at Sycamore Manor Health Center, Montoursville, where she had been a resident the past 2 ¼ years.

She was born January 28, 1928 in Williamsport a daughter of the late Henry L. and Ethel (Deibert) Keller. more»

Richard, Joan Marie

31 weeks 5 days ago

Joan Marie Richard 81 of Mountoursville, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014. She was born in Williamsport, PA to Joseph Rampulla and Jennie (Tagliaboschi) Rampulla, on May 6, 1932. more»

Police report various incidents

32 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

June 3 to Jan. 13, Police reported that at an unknown date and time, unknown actors drilled holes into 7 tires on a 2012 Grove Crane owned by Dawn Trucking of Montoursville. The cost of replacement for the tires totaled $18,323.56. more»

Important information for customers from PPL Electric Utilities

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33 weeks 6 days 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»

Police report various incidents

34 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the follwoing incidents: more»

Police report various incidents

35 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 18 to Dec. 20, Police reported that Walter Mock, 80, of Montoursville, was repeatedly contacted via phone by unknown actors. Mock sent money to the unidentified actors in order to receive purported unclaimed funds. The investigation is ongoing.   more»

PennDOT Issues Reminder to Keep Snow off of Roadways

36 weeks 4 days ago

Although the calendar says winter is still a few days away, stormy winter weather has arrived early, so PennDOT is reminding residents of guidelines for shoveling or plowing snow around state-owned roadways to help ensure safe travel through the season.  more»

Mowrey, Doris ann

38 weeks 18 hours ago

Doris Ann Mowery, 79, of Montoursville, died Monday, December 9, 2013, at Elmcroft of Loyalsock.

Born January 13, 1934 in Duboistown, she was a daughter of the late Edward S. and Viola Anna Irwin Wade. Her husband of 38 years, Carl F. Mowery, preceded her in death on March 17, 2004.

Doris enjoyed shopping, painting ceramics, and watching mystery TV programgs. more»

Kotch, Dorothy A. "Dottie"

39 weeks 3 days ago

Dorothy A. "Dottie" Kotch, 68, of Montoursville, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born December 1, 1944 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Clement and Dorothy Long Radomski. She and her husband, Stephen S. Kotch Jr., would have celebrated 45 years of marriage on February 15, 2014. more»

Police report various incidents

41 weeks 4 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 4 to Nov. 7, Police reported that an unknown actor entered the residence of Andrea Tull of Montoursville and stole a jewelry box wich contained various jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  more»

Airplane crash lands at Wmspt / Lycoming Airport no one injured

42 weeks 6 days ago

A small two propellor plane crash landed at the Williamsport / Lycoming County Airport (IPT) around 6:30 P.M. Tuesday evening. Some reports from people in the area said the plane flew in to the area at a low altitude with no running lights visible. It is not thought that the airport had any prior warning of the incoming troubled plane. more»

Montoursville State Police report various criminal activities

45 weeks 3 days ago

The Montoursville State Police Department reported the following incidents:

Sept. 23 to Oct. 4, Officer Brian Evarts reported that Robert Loner, 63, had medication stolen out of his safe at his residence.  more»

Update: $9.1M Railroad Bridge Project

45 weeks 4 days ago
As water from the creek flows around the barricade, construction crews work on steel piling that will support one of the bridge's two piers.

Construction of the Loyalsock Creek railroad bridge in Lycoming County is about 10% complete as the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) continues to target a summer 2014 completion. more»

Police report various crimes

45 weeks 5 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department reported the following incidents: more»

Starr, Jay L.

46 weeks 3 days ago

Jay L. Starr , 89 of Montoursville died Saturday October 12, 2013 at Valley View Nursing Center Montoursville. He was born in Williamsport on November 5, 1923 the son of Betron and Leda Rice Starr. Jay had been employed by the former GTE Sylvania and Litton Ind. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Montoursville. He had volunteered at Divine Providence Hospital. more»

PennDOT Answers Questions about Bridge Preservation Work on I-180

46 weeks 4 days ago

PennDOT has been getting recurring questions about the bridge preservation work taking place along Interstate 180 at Montoursville. District Bridge Engineer Lloyd Ayres, P.E., has gathered the most common questions and provides answers to share with all. Here they are.

Why are they always working on the bridge over I-180 at Warrensville Road? more»

PennDOT Reminds Motorists to Watch for Fall Driving Hazards

46 weeks 4 days ago

With fall’s arrival, PennDOT is reminding motorists to use caution and be alert for seasonal travel hazards like sun glare, frosty mornings and wet leaves. more»

$9.1 Million Loyalsock Creek Bridge Takes Shape

47 weeks 6 days ago
A recent photo of the construction site, looking west.

Work is progressing on the Loyalsock Creek railroad bridge in Lycoming County as the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) continues to target a summer 2014 completion. The $9.1 million project is about 10% complete. more»

PennDOT Urges Motorists to Buckle Up

48 weeks 1 day ago

With preliminary crash data showing that more than half of the people who have died in crashes in the north-central region this year did not have their seat belt on, PennDOT today urged area motorists to buckle up every time they travel. more»

Hetler, Florence M. “Flossie”

50 weeks 3 days ago

Florence M. Hetler

(December 6, 1918 - September 14, 2013)

Florence M. “Flossie” Hetler, 94, of Montoursville, died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Valley View. more»

Wigg, Marlyn J.

50 weeks 3 days ago

Marlyn J. Wigg 

(March 28, 1936 - September 14, 2013)

Marlyn J. Wigg, 77, of Montoursville and formerly of Cogan Station, died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Valley View.

Born March 28, 1936, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late John and Ruth Snavely Quick. more»

Hill, Watson E.

50 weeks 4 days ago

Watson E. Hill

Watson E. Hill, 90, of Williamsport died September 13, 2013 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born March 15, 1923 in Barbours, PA at the Scaife homestead, he was a son to the late Edgar F. and Bessie Mae (Scaife) Hill. more»

PennDOT,Partners to Hold Child Safety Seat Check and Collection Event

50 weeks 5 days ago

PennDOT, the Community Traffic Safety Project, Safe Kids Lycoming County and the Old Lycoming Township Volunteer Fire Company will host a free child safety seat inspection and used-seat collection from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Old Lycoming Township fire hall in Williamsport. more»

PennDOT,Partners to Hold Child Safety Seat Check and Collection Event

50 weeks 5 days ago

PennDOT, the Community Traffic Safety Project, Safe Kids Lycoming County and the Old Lycoming Township Volunteer Fire Company will host a free child safety seat inspection and used-seat collection from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Old Lycoming Township fire hall in Williamsport. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

51 weeks 4 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County -  Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville

51 weeks 6 days ago

Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville - Montoursville State Police say numerous vehicles were vandalized shortly after midnight on Monday, Sept. 2. more»

PennDOT Sets Public Meeting for Routes 220 and 405 Intersection Study

52 weeks 3 hours ago

PennDOT Engineering District 3-0 will host a public meeting for the Routes 220 and 405 Intersection Congestion Relief Study on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hughesville High School Cafeteria located at 349 Cemetery Drive in Hughesville. more»

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