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.

Reed, Georgianna Jean Temple

1 year 19 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 19 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 19 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 20 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 20 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 21 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»

Simcox, Matthew R. “Butch”

1 year 21 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»

Frey, Betty Jane

1 year 21 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»

Bigger, Terry L.

1 year 21 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 22 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 22 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 22 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»

VanHorn, George L.

1 year 22 weeks ago

George L. VanHorn

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

Bridinger, Edith H. Boston

1 year 22 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»

Wentz, Katherine "Kate"

1 year 25 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 25 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 25 weeks ago
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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 25 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 29 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 29 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 30 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 31 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 31 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 31 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 31 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 31 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 33 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 33 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 33 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 33 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»

Huff, June LeFever

1 year 33 weeks ago

June LeFever Huff

June LeFever Huff, 87, of Montoursville, died Thursday, August 23, 2012 at her home.

Born November 25, 1924 in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Weidenhamer LeFever. She was preceded in death by her husband William Jacob Huff in 2009, brothers Charles, Fred, and Carl LeFever, and sister Betty Loudenslager. more»

Brass, Charles B.

1 year 34 weeks ago

Charles B. Brass

(September 26, 1930 - August 17, 2012)

Charles B. Brass, 81, of Williamsport, passed away Friday August 17, 2012 in the Williamsport Hospital surrounded by his family.

Born in Montoursville September 26, 1930, he was the son of the late George and Lillian Brass. more»

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident

1 year 34 weeks ago

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident - A 35-year-old man is jailed on charges of allegedly trespassing, resisting arrest and fleeing and eluding police following an incident last week in Piatt Township. more»

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: 5 meals, 46 hours, 1 grizzly bear and 4 bald eagles

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1 year 35 weeks ago
A former Great Northern steam locomotive sits trackside along the route of Amtrak's Empire Builder in Havre, MT. (Photo by Joseph W. Smith III.)

So here’s the final tally:

Three elk, a wild turkey, four bald eagles, a grizzly bear, a prairie dog, a turtle, two dozen great blue herons and enough other waterfowl to make me wish I’d brought a bird book.

No, that’s not the quarry from some felony-level hunting expedition -- nor were these creatures spotted while hiking. more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected

1 year 35 weeks ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected - PSP Montoursville suspect alcohol consumed by a Harrisburg man may have caused him to crash last week. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 7 p.m. on Aug. more»

Montoursville Motorcyclist a Fatality in Loyalsock Township Crash

1 year 35 weeks ago

Montoursville Motorcyclist a Fatality in Loyalsock Township Crash - PSP Montoursville say a driver operating a motorcycle during the early morning hours crashed and died. Investigator Daniel Young said Micah C. Eggerton, 24, was northbound on Northway Road shortly before 2 a.m. this morning when he started to negotiate a left hand curve. more»

Lycoming County Master Gardener's Garden Fest

1 year 35 weeks ago
A Key Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) bonsai on display at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It was developed by Kazuo Fujii in the "windswept" style. (Photo courtesy Ragesoss, Wikimedia Commons)

Come see our gardens. Stop by the Ask the Expert table with your gardening questions. Door prizes & free refreshments. Educational displays. Plants & Garden Treasures from our master gardeners will be for sale. Special sale of garden gloves and the Cobra Head tool! Come out and enjoy this free, fun educational event! more»

Lamar Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

1 year 36 weeks ago

Lamar Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash - A 38-year-old driver is dead following a two-vehicle accident in Porter Township today. PSP Lamar said around 9:30 a.m., Dustin A. Kline, of Lamar, was traveling south on Route 64 at the same time Brian Swinehart, 34, of Millersburg, was traveling north on Route 64. more»

Miller, Karin M.

1 year 36 weeks ago

Karin M. Miller 

(August 31, 1967 - August 3, 2012)

Karin M. Miller, 44, of Williamsport, died Friday August 3, 2012 at her home.

Karin was born on August 31, 1967 in Williamsport. She was the daughter of William and Sandra Gramlich.

Karin married her high school sweetheart, Mark Miller in 1997.  more»

Two From Jersey Shore Involved in Lock Haven Crash; Underage Drinking Suspected

1 year 36 weeks ago

Two From Jersey Shore Involved in Lock Haven Crash; Underage Drinking Suspected - PSP Lamar will file DUI charges and underage drinking charges against two men following a crash in Clinton County. Trooper Christopher Wilson said shortly after 9:30 p.m. more»

Suicide Prevention Website Launches in Lycoming County

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1 year 37 weeks ago

Central Pennsylvania now has another launching pad to the world. Tuesday marked the debut of a new web site, http://www.lifeisworthliving.org/. The site is an outreach of the Lycoming County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Suicide Prevention Task Force of the United Churches of Lycoming County. more»

Weigel, Robert L.

1 year 38 weeks ago

Robert L Weigel

(December 30, 1933 - July 13, 2012)

Robert L. Weigel, 78, of Hughesville, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012, at the Muncy Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, after a lengthy illness.

Born December 30, 1933, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Calvin J. and Mary E. (Stewart) Weigel. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Weigel Newcomer. more»

Follmer, Bobbi Jo

1 year 39 weeks ago

Bobbi Jo Follmer

Bobbi Jo Follmer, 37, of Springfield, Ga., formerly of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga. more»

Hofer, Shirley Ann

1 year 39 weeks ago

Shirley Ann Hofer more»

Hess, Jennie Mae

1 year 40 weeks ago

Jennie Mae Hess

Jennie Mae Hess, 75, of 2442 Rt. 405 Highway, Muncy, died Friday, July 6, 2012 at her home.

Born October 25, 1936 in Montoursville, she was a daughter of the late Frank B. and Nina (Frezzer) Thomas. She and her husband of 53 years, Robert K. Hess, were married July 1, 1951. He preceded her in death November 3, 2004. more»

Kinney, Floyd O.

1 year 40 weeks ago

Floyd O. Kinney

(Feb. 4, 1943 ~ July 5, 2012)

Floyd O. (Boots) Kinney II, 69, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2012 in the emergency room of the Muncy Valley Hospital. Born on Thursday, February 4, 1943, he was the son of the late Mary B. (Geiger) Kinney.

Boots was retired.

He enjoyed drawing, crossword and sudoku puzzles and yatzee. more»

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