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.

Archaeology Chapter Ends Season at Local Dig

1 year 32 weeks ago
NCC8 member Shana Eichenberg digs at the Glunk archaeology site in spring 2012.

Northcentral Chapter 8 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, in cooperation with Lycoming College’s North American Archaeology Department and volunteers from various community service groups, have completed the second year of excavations at the Glunk Site in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County. more»

PennDOT Wrapping up another Warm-Weather Construction Season

1 year 32 weeks ago
PennDOT works on a small bridge rigid frame setting.

PennDOT Engineering District 3-0, serving nine north central Pennsylvania counties, is wrapping up a year that included a construction season full with road and bridge activities, including a number of recovery projects planned following the September 2011 flooding across the region. more»

Special Signing at Otto's Features Military History Author

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1 year 32 weeks ago
Otto's Bookstore will host a special author signing with Adam Makos from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the downtown shop, 107 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

Otto's Bookstore will host a special author signing with Adam Makos from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the downtown shop, 107 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Formerly of Montoursville, Makos lives in Colorado where he and his family operate Valor Studios, whose "mission is to honor veterans by telling their stories on canvas and in print." more»

Bixler, Julian Caschera

1 year 32 weeks ago

Julian Caschera Bixler 

(April 12, 1955 - December 14, 2012)

Julian Caschera Bixler, 57, of Millville, died Friday, December 14, 2012.

Born April 12, 1955, in Williamsport, he was a son of Leona B. Caschera Bixler and the late Neil R. Bixler. more»

Holmes, Chester Bruce Sr.

1 year 32 weeks ago

Chester Bruce Holmes, Sr.

(February 16, 1929 - December 14, 2012)

Chester Bruce Holmes Sr., 83, of Muncy, died Friday, December 14, 2012, at Valley View Nursing Center.

Born February 16, 1929, in Hughesville, he was a son of the late Jasper W. and Lena E. Weaver. He and his wife, the former Dorothy Ann Rupert, would have celebrated 62 years of marriage on March 31, 2013. more»

PennDOT Urges Motorists to Be Prepared for Winter Driving

1 year 32 weeks ago
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Winter does not officially begin until Dec. 21, but winter-like weather, including cold temperatures, snow and freezing rain, can occur at any time over the next few months. PennDOT's advice to motorists using state highways and roads during the winter is to be prepared. more»

Delker, Clyde E. "Mike"

1 year 33 weeks ago

Clyde E. "Mike" Delker

Clyde E. "Mike" Delker, 89, formerly of Mill Lane, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Sycamore Manor.

Clyde retired in 1985 from the Williamsport Area School District. He was a member of the Garden View Baptist Church. more»

Reidy, Genevieve A. Koch

1 year 33 weeks ago

Genevieve A. Koch Reidy

Genevieve A. Koch Reidy, 90, formerly of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Aurora, Ill., where she had lived with her son.

She was a beloved and wonderful mom, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. more»

Regional PennDOT Bridge Crew Tackles New Project

1 year 33 weeks ago
PennDOT's Tioga County bridge crew recently completed a new type of bridge project. Here is a small bridge rigid frame setting.

PennDOT's Tioga County bridge crew recently completed a new type of bridge project, expanding the department's expertise in projects that meet varied customer needs. more»

Salvatori, Angeline

1 year 33 weeks ago

Angeline Salvatori

Angeline Salvatori, 92, formerly of Newberry, died Sunday December 9, 2012 at Hillside Assisted Living where she enjoyed wonderful company and care for the past six years.

Born July 25, 1920 in Jersey Shore, she was a daughter of the late Carmen and Rosaria DiStasi Portanova. more»

State Police Seek Information Regarding Burglary at Loyalsock School District Offices

1 year 33 weeks ago

State Police Seek Information Regarding Burglary at Loyalsock School District Offices - Information is still be sought in a burglary that occurred last month in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Jared King said during the overnight hours of Nov. more»

PennDOT, Local Dignitaries Dedicate New DuBoistown Bridge

1 year 34 weeks ago
The new DuBoistown Bridge

Regional PennDOT officials and local dignitaries today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony opening the new DuBoistown Bridge, which connects DuBoistown to Williamsport over the Susquehanna River, to unrestricted traffic flow. more»

Hecknauer, Christopher James

1 year 34 weeks ago

Christopher James Hecknauer

(September 30, 1980 - December 2, 2012)

On Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, Christopher James Hecknauer, 32, of Williamsport, was declared cancer free by his Lord and Savior! Chris' final days were spent at The Gatehouse with loved ones by his side. more»

Hilner, Helene G.

1 year 34 weeks ago

Helene G. Hilner

Helene G. Hilner, 61, of 345 E. Water St., Hughesville, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the Gatehouse, Williamsport. more»

Gramlich, Frank W.

1 year 34 weeks ago

Frank William Gramlich
(April 9, 1964 - December 1, 2012)

Frank W. Gramlich, 48, of Montoursville, passed away at The Gatehouse on Saturday Dec. 1, 2012, while surrounded by family.

Frank was born in Williamsport on April 9, 1964, a son of William Gramlich and Sandra L. Gramlich. more»

Johnson, Mary Anne

1 year 34 weeks ago

Mary Anne Johnson

Mary Anne Johnson, 83, of Newberry, died Friday, November 30, 2012 at Rose View Center.

Born May 14, 1929 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, she was the daughter of Foster Perry and Mary Kirk Townsend. more»

Reed, Georgianna Jean Temple

1 year 34 weeks ago

Georgianna Jean Temple Reed

Georgianna Jean Temple Reed, 39, of Main St., Muncy, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at her home.

Born December 23, 1972 in Muncy, she was a daughter of George and Anna (Shiffer) Temple of Montgomery. On June 4, 2011 she married Jack Reed, who survives. more»

PennDOT Reminds Homeowners to Prepare Mailboxes for Winter

1 year 34 weeks ago

PennDOT reminds residents living along rural state and local roads that now is the time to prepare mailboxes for the winter months. Snow thrown from plows can easily damage mailboxes that are not prepared.

Mailboxes are normally placed within the state's legal right-of-way; however, mailbox damage is the responsibility of the property owner. more»

PennDOT Invites Public to Join in 'Food Fight' for Charity

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1 year 35 weeks ago
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PennDOT's Montoursville-based district office is inviting area residents to participate in the office's annual friendly "food fight" benefitting the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. more»

Mitchell, Carl M. “Buzz”

1 year 35 weeks ago

Carl M. “Buzz” Mitchell

Carl M. “Buzz” Mitchell, 54, of Rose Valley, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in the woods of Steam Valley, where he loved hunting.

Born Oct. 30, 1958 in Williamsport, he was the son of Carl and Betty Helminiak Mitchell of Rose Valley. more»

Hiller, Mary E. Gill

1 year 35 weeks ago

Mary E. Gill Hiller

Mary E. Gill Hiller, 85, of Williamsport, went to be with her Lord November 25, 2012.

Born February 11, 1927 in Salem, Snyder County, she was the youngest of seven children to Flossie (Knouse) and Rinaldo Gill. She graduated from Selinsgrove High School in 1946. Mary married Gordon Hiller on April 20, 1946 and spent 66 glorious years with him. more»

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

1 year 36 weeks ago

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. more»

Frey, Betty Jane

1 year 36 weeks ago

Betty Jane Frey

Betty Jane Frey, 77, of Williamsport, PA passed away at her home on Thursday, November 15, 2012. 

Betty was born on May 26, 1935 in Maston, PA and was the daughter of the late Donald A. and Marie A. Dunlap Feigles.

Betty's biggest joy in life was the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. more»

Simcox, Matthew R. “Butch”

1 year 36 weeks ago

Matthew R. “Butch” Simcox

Matthew R. “Butch” Simcox, 47, of Montoursville, died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born May 13, 1965 in Williamsport, he was a son of Sheron and Carol (Kurtz) Simcox. He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew.

Matt worked at Brodarts for 27 years and as the local scrap man. more»

Bigger, Terry L.

1 year 37 weeks ago

Terry L. Bigger

(June 21, 1954 - November 14, 2012)

Terry L. Bigger, 58, of Montgomery and formerly of Hughesville, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room.

Born June 21, 1954, in Muncy, he was a son of Carl L. and Mary T. Kilcoyne Bigger. more»

Emmil, Robert M.

1 year 37 weeks ago

Robert M. Emmil

Robert M. Emmil, 78, of Williamsport died Monday, November 12, 2012 at Rose View Center.

Born May 22, 1934 in Bellefonte, he was a son of the late Mary and George Emmil.

He was a veteran of the Army and he was a member of the American Legion Post 1. more»

Route 87 Claims Life of Montoursville Teen

1 year 37 weeks ago

Route 87 Claims Life of Montoursville Teen - Pennsylvania Station Police say a 17-year-old man is dead following a one-vehicle crash in Plunketts Creek Township yesterday afternoon. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 1 p.m., the teen was negotiating a left curve in the road while traveling southbound on Route 87 near Hillsgrove. more»

Stoetzel, Henry Frederick "Fred"

1 year 37 weeks ago

Henry Frederick "Fred" Stoetzel

Henry Frederick "Fred" Stoetzel, 67, of Montoursville, passed away early Saturday morning, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Bridinger, Edith H. Boston

1 year 37 weeks ago

Edith H. Bridinger 

(February 15, 1920 - November 8, 2012)

Edith H. Boston Bridinger, 92, of Picture Rocks and Montoursville, died Nov. 8, 2012, at the Bonham Nursing Home.

She was born on Feb. 15, 1920, in Williamsport, a daughter of the late Clarence C. and Eva Mae Reed Weaver. more»

VanHorn, George L.

1 year 37 weeks ago

George L. VanHorn

George L. VanHorn, 99, formerly of Williamsport, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville. more»

Wentz, Katherine "Kate"

1 year 40 weeks ago

Katherine "Kate" Wentz

Katherine "Kate" Wentz, 41, of 20 Tule St., Montoursville, Pa., passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, after a valiant struggle with cancer.

Kate was born on May 26, 1971, at Williamsport. She was the daughter of Tim and Shelly (Thomas) Selleck. more»

Robbins, Myron Leo Jr.

1 year 40 weeks ago

Myron Leo Robbins, Jr.

(April 28, 1939 - October 21, 2012)

Myron Leo Robbins Jr., 73, of Unityville, died Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born April 28, 1939, in Jordan Township, Lycoming County, he was a son of the late Myron L. Sr. and Velma V. Robbins. more»

Celebration of Marriage Weekend Conference Planned

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1 year 41 weeks ago
Photo by David Ball, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

In our fast-paced, technology-driven society married couples often find themselves so consumed by the daily demands of living that they grow apart in their activities and interests. more»

Miller, Sharon D.

1 year 41 weeks ago

Sharon D. Miller 

(October 8, 1942 - October 16, 2012)

Sharon D. Miller, 70, known to most as "Lolly," of South Williamsport, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, surrounded by family at her side at the Gatehouse, a year after fighting breast cancer.

Sharon was born on Oct. 8, 1942, in Williamsport, Pa., to the late Fay B. Wagner. more»

Rolley, George P.

1 year 42 weeks ago

George P. Rolley 

(May 10, 1923 - October 9, 2012)

George P. Rolley, 89, of Montoursville died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning October 9, 2012.

George was born in Karthus, Pa. on May 10, 1923, the son of Louis and Clara Demonge Rolley.

He was married to the former Beryl L. Johns, who passed away March 2006, after celebrating 59 years of marriage. more»

Moderate Injuries Sustained After Motorcyclist Hits Deer in Montoursville

1 year 42 weeks ago

Moderate Injuries Sustained After Motorcyclist Hits Deer in Montoursville - PSP Montoursville say a 43-year-old man sustained moderate injuries after he struck a deer in Upper Fairfield Township during the early morning hours of Oct. 1. Trooper Christine Fye said James E. more»

Dunn, Nellie A.

1 year 43 weeks ago

Nellie A. Dunn

(July 7, 1912 - October 3, 2012)

Nellie A. Dunn, was embraced in the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and called home to her eternal glory on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Emmanuel Center Nursing Home in Danville, Pa. more»

Keen, Wesley L. Jr.

1 year 43 weeks ago

Wesley L. Keen Jr., 30, of Avis, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Jersey Shore Hospital. 

He was born Nov. 12, 1981, in Jersey Shore, the son of Wesley L. Keen Sr. and Jeanette "Jet" Bilby. more»

Snyder, Daniel L. Sr.

1 year 43 weeks ago

Daniel L Snyder

(June 24, 1947 - September 28, 2012)

Daniel L. Snyder, Sr., 65, of Hughesville died Friday, September 28, 2012 at Manor Healthcare, North, Williamsport. He was born June 24, 1947, in Williamsport, a son of the late john W. and Marjorie (Boyles) Snyder. more»

Lundy, Emma Rosanna

1 year 43 weeks ago

Emma Rosanna Lundy

Emma Rosanna Lundy, 93, of Warrensville passed away, Friday, September 28, 2012 at her residence.

She was born December 11, 1918 in Warrensville, the only child of Harry E. and Lillian M. Stroble Chaapel.

Emma married Lewis Leroy Lundy, April 5, 1941 in Hagerstown, MD and he passed away September 16, 1996. more»

Retired State Police Trooper's Wallet Stolen in Franklin Township

1 year 44 weeks ago

Retired State Police Trooper's Wallet Stolen in Franklin Township - PSP Montoursville said a Unityville man's wallet was stolen and over $4,000 worth of merchandise was purchased using a credit card from that wallet. Trooper Christine Fye said Scott Brown, 44, of 36 Ritter Ridge Road, Franklin Township had his wallet stolen sometimes over a two-day period, from Sept. 16-18. more»

Lycoming County Launches Discount Dental Program

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1 year 44 weeks ago
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The Lycoming County Board of Commissioners is offering the National Association of County Officials (NACo) Dental Discount Program to provide residents with discounts on certain dental services and procedures when used at an approved provider. Information regarding the discount program is available at the County’s website at www.lyco.org. more»

Mallory, John A.

1 year 45 weeks ago

John A. Mallory

John A. Mallory, 92 of Montoursville died Sunday, September 16, 2012 in ManorCare South, Williamsport.

Born August 6, 1920 in Heilwood, PA, he was a son of the late Robert and Elva (McCarty) Mallory.

John married Norma (McClure) in 1943. more»

9/11 Memorial Ride: Never Forget

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1 year 46 weeks ago
A typical scene along the 911 Memorial Coalition ride: photo by Geri Schnure

Four days after the events of 9/11/2001, I made a promise to a small group of motorcycle riders that had gathered for the first memorial. That promise was that each year on the anniversary of the attack we would gather and ride in remembrance. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

1 year 46 weeks ago

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County - PSP Montoursville continue to investigate a number of thefts throughout Lycoming County, including: more»

Anadarko to Upgrade Sections of Two State Roads in Lycoming County

1 year 46 weeks ago

Motorists in Lycoming County are advised that highway construction contractors working for Anadarko Petroleum will upgrade sections of two state roads over the coming weeks.

All work is scheduled to start next week.

The repairs slated for Lycoming County include: more»

Slabtown Bridge Progressing

1 year 46 weeks ago

Here's a brief update on the progress of construction for the new Slabtown Bridge (Route 973), just west of Route 87 a few miles north of Montoursville in Lycoming County.

The contractor will be setting the beams for the new, three-span bridge today through Friday this week. One span will be done on each of the next three days. more»

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business

1 year 47 weeks ago

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business - PSP Montoursville are examining camera surveillance from a nearby business and seeking additional information following a smash-and-dash burglary in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. more»

PennDOT Issuing Free Department of State Voter ID Cards

1 year 48 weeks ago
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Since the Pennsylvania Voter ID law was enacted in March, PennDOT has been working closely with the Department of State to ensure that every voter has the opportunity to obtain photo identification. Starting today in Pittsburgh and statewide on Aug. more»

Registered Voters Who Lack ID Can Obtain a Voter ID

1 year 48 weeks ago

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today that registered voters who do not possess any form of proof of identification laid out in the voter ID law can still obtain an ID by filling out and signing an oath of affirmation at a PennDOT Driver License Center. more»

Shipton, Martha Jane Rea Weaner

1 year 48 weeks ago

Martha Jane Rea Weaner Shipton

(July 14, 1928 - August 24, 2012)

Martha Jane Rea Weaner Shipton, 84, of Montoursville, PA, formerly of Montgomery, passed away on Friday Aug. 24, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born July 14, 1928, in Sunbury, Northumberland Co., PA, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Scott C. Rea. more»

Williamsport Woman Jailed Following Alleged Theft Spree

1 year 48 weeks ago

Williamsport Woman Jailed Following Alleged Theft Spree - PSP Montoursville took a 49-year-old city woman into custody and committed her to jail for items she allegedly stole over the weekend. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said shortly before 5 p.m. on Aug. more»

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