Muncy

Welcome to Historic Muncy, a borough in Northcentral Pennsylvania. Muncy has nearly 2,700 residents. The friendly citizens are proud of its rich heritage and look forward to its dynamic future.

Muncy's high school American football team and that of its rival, the Montgomery's high school team, play annually for The Shoe. The trophy was created in 1961 from an old athletic shoe found in the Muncy High School locker room; the shoe has been bronzed and mounted on a wooden box.

5K Walk Slated to Support Muncy Infant

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Baby Nolan

A special 5K Walk event will be held Saturday, April 26 at 10 am at the Williamsport Area High School Track to honor two infants with heart conditions. more»

Minier, Lynn R.

5 days 54 min ago

Lynn R. Minier, 64, of Muncy, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Born June 13, 1949 in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late David and Edith Earnest Minier. He and his wife, the former Nancy L. Farver, have been together over 40 years. more»

Everett Talks About Royalty Legislation on Radio Program

April 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – As legislation designed to clarify royalty payments for land owners with conventional and Marcellus drilling sites continues to be worked on in Harrisburg, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), author of House Bill 1684, spoke about the issue in an interview on WITF-Harrisburg’s Radio Smart Talk program this week.

Work Continues on Pending Royalty Legislation

April 9, 2014

HARRISBURG – Work is continuing in Harrisburg to secure passage of legislation designed to clarify the existing state law on how natural gas royalty payments to Pennsylvania landowners are calculated, according to bill sponsors, Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford).

“GOD’S NOT DEAD”: Paging Flannery O’Connor

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*1/2 (out of four)

 

Can I suggest that Christians who want to write movies spend several months reading Flannery O’Connor first? more»

ARONOFSKY’S “NOAH”: Turning the Story Upside Down

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1 week 6 days ago

* (out of four)

 

A lesser-known passage in the writings of Ezekiel suggests that Job, Daniel and Noah were among the most genuinely righteous figures in the Old Testament.

Somehow, I don’t think Darren Aronofsky read that verse -- or much other scripture either. more»

Everett Says Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Rulings to Benefit Electric Customers

April 5, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) finalized new rules this week that reduces the time it takes for consumers to change electric suppliers. more»

Everett to Address Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads Meeting

April 3, 2014

MUNCY – The Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads (CPAST) organization will host Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) as part of its April meeting for a discussion of the Pennsylvania Recreational Use of Land and Water Act (RULWA). The focus will be on House Bill 544, which proposes to include snowmobiling, all-terrain vehicle use and motorcycling to the list of activities covered under state law.

Bartlow, Donald W.

4 weeks 1 day ago

Donald W. Bartlow, 59, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Born April 14, 1954 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Robert H. Sr. and Mary E. Campbell Bartlow.

Donald enjoyed the outdoors; camping, fishing, hunting and riding motorcycles. He also enjoyed traveling to Canada and spending time with his grandchildren. more»

Sones, Mary E.

3 weeks 5 days ago

Mary E. Sones, 71, of Muncy, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at her home.

Born June 16, 1942 in Fairfield Center, she was a daughter of the late Clarence H. and Rachel Dauberman Ohnmeiss. She and her husband, James L. Sones, would have celebrated 47 years of marriage on July 31, 2014. more»

Everett to Discuss Minimum Royalty Legislation on PCN Program This Coming Monday

March 21, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) will be a guest for the full half hour on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s (PCN’s) “On the Issues” program this coming Monday, March 24, at 8 p.m. more»

Widell, Deborah Green

4 weeks 1 day ago

 Deborah Green Widell, 59, of Muncy passed away Wednesday March 19, 2014 at the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Muncy.  She was born November 9, 1954, in Muncy a daughter of the late Charles L. Green and Dorothy Gordner Keller, who also resides at the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Muncy. December 22, 1971, she married Arthur O. more»

Widell, Deborah Green

4 weeks 1 day ago

 Deborah Green Widell, 59, of Muncy passed away Wednesday March 19, 2014 at the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Muncy.  She was born November 9, 1954, in Muncy a daughter of the late Charles L. Green and Dorothy Gordner Keller, who also resides at the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Muncy. December 22, 1971, she married Arthur O. more»

Minimum Royalty Legislation Voted out of House Committee, Say Local Lawmakers

March 18, 2014

HARRISBURG – Legislation that seeks to clarify a minimum royalty payment in state law was reported out of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today, said bill’s sponsors, Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) and Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming).

Indian Interpreter to Portray Andrew Montour in Free Program

4 weeks 4 days 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»

Royalty Legislation Subject of Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Meeting

March 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford) to clarify minimum royalty payments in state law was the subject of a meeting of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Tuesday in Harrisburg.

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

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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»

NON-STOP: Plot Holes Be Damned

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 *** (out of four)

 

Years ago, I read a review in which the writer rightly insisted that when you like a given film, it doesn’t really matter if the plot is full of holes.

I liked “Non-Stop.”

A lot. more»

Roll Over and Play Dead: THREE DAYS TO KILL

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7 weeks 4 hours ago

** (out of four)

If it weren’t for the acting, “Three Days to Kill” would be a disaster.

Of course, that’s often the reason we go to the movies -- to watch three pros like Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld and Connie Nielsen. more»

Defying prognostication: OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2014

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7 weeks 4 hours ago

Cate Blanchett will win Best Actress for her excellent work in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine.”
There -- I just had to get that out of the way! more»

Everett Remains Concerned About State Police Aviation Coverage

February 25, 2014

HARRISBURG – During the House Appropriations Committee budget hearing focused on the Pennsylvania State Police, committee member Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) raised ongoing concerns with the deployment of department helicopters in the Northern Tier region.

Everett, Major, Baker, Pickett Call For Investigation into Gas Drilling Royalty Withholding

February 24, 2014

HARRISBURG – In a letter delivered to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane this week, Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) are calling for an investigation into Chesapeake Energy Company’s practice of deducting gas royalty payments for post-production costs.

Everett Says Free Federal, State Tax Preparation Services Available

February 20, 2014

HARRISBURG – As the tax season progresses, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said free preparation services are available for both state and federal returns.

Testing the Limits: LONE SURVIVOR

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9 weeks 6 hours ago

***1/2 (out of four)

“Lone Survivor” pushes the envelope on how much brutality filmgoers can tolerate.

But of course, the unnerving experience of watching this film bears no comparison to the nightmare endured by its characters, most of whom -- as the title indicates -- did not make it to the end of this fight. more»

Toning It Down: THE MONUMENTS MEN

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9 weeks 6 hours ago

*** (out of four)

Imagine a big-budget war movie with a dynamite cast that’s very old-fashioned, very slow and generally played as comedy.

Not what you’d expect from writer-director George Clooney -- which may explain why critics didn’t care for “Monuments Men,” the fact-based tale of experts charged with saving priceless art from the Nazi war machine. more»

Buck, Mary Elizabeth

9 weeks 21 hours ago

Mary Elizabeth Buck, 85, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at her residence. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Saturday, March 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Florence Lillian (Beaver) Waldron.  more»

Banking Secretary Questioned On Flood Insurance Issues, Says Everett

February 12, 2014

HARRISBURG – During the recent House Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Department of Banking and Securities, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) and fellow committee member, Rep. David Millard (R-Columbia), questioned Secretary Glenn Moyer on the impact of the federal flood insurance act on Pennsylvania.

Everett Says Governor’s Address a Good Starting Point for Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget Negotiations

February 4, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today issued the following statement on the beginning of the state budget process with the address by Gov. Tom Corbett:

Entz, Walter R.

11 weeks 5 days ago

Walter R. Entz, 78, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at his residence. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, on Sunday, December 1, 1935, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Sarah (Slagenweit) Entz.  more»

Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grants Announced, Says Everett

January 24, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today the Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant program, funded by state gaming proceeds, has awarded more than $328,000 in funding to groups in the 84th Legislative District.

Police report various incidents

12 weeks 18 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville released the following statement:

Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, Police reported that a 32-year-old male used a debit card belonging to Phyllis Harnberger, 77, of Muncy, without Harnberger's consent.  more»

Police report various incidents

13 weeks 16 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

1:32 p.m. Nov. 22, Police reported that Carl Brainin, 82, of Unityville, had a check stolen and forged at Lowe's in Bloomsburg in the amount of $1,069.92. The incident remains under investigation.  more»

Beaver, Richard E.

13 weeks 5 days ago

Richard E. Beaver, 70, of Muncy, died Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born July 30, 1943 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Herbert L. and Loretta Jane Starr Beaver. He and his wife, the former Lois J. Metzger, celebrated 42 years of marriage on September 11, 2013. more»

Gilson, David L.

13 weeks 5 days ago

David L. Gilson, 73, of Muncy, Pa., passed away at home Saturday, January 11, 2014.

He was born in Williamsport, Pa., on March 5, 1940, the son of Harold M. and Dorothy M. Crouse Gilson. more»

BEST OF 2013: Another great year at the movies

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The 2013 movie slate got off to a slow start and then exploded: As of June, my “best-of” list contained only one title; now I’m having trouble keeping it to ten!
Here they are, heavily weighted toward fall and winter: more»

Director’s “Mitty” offbeat and appealing

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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEN STILLER
*** (out of four)

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is a big-budget adventure with the feel of an offbeat indie. more»

Marge, Wayne Anthony "Tony" Jr.

14 weeks 1 day ago

Wayne Anthony “Tony” Marge Jr., 44, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

Born January 25, 1969 in Muncy, he was a son of Wayne A. Sr. and the late Martha S. Minier Marge. more»

Stover, Ronald Jay

14 weeks 2 days ago

Ronald Jay Stover, 70, of Montgomery, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born April 3, 1943 in Muncy, he was a son of Grace F. Newman Stover and the late Edgar S. Stover. He and his wife, the former Judith Lee Paulhamus, celebrated 42 years of marriage on October 2, 2013. more»

Shaner, Marjorie M.

14 weeks 2 days ago

Marjorie M. Shaner, 92, of Hughesville, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at her home.

Born February 13, 1921 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Beulah A. Rupert Day. Her husband of 59 years, Woodrow W. Shaner Sr., preceded her in death on December 20, 2001. more»

Public Hearing on Proposed Oil and Gas Regulations to be Held in Williamsport Jan 13, Says Everett

January 8, 2014

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) will conduct one of a series of public hearings regarding a proposed regulation for environmental protection performance standards associated with oil and gas activities in Williamsport on Monday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m., Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today.

Important information for customers from PPL Electric Utilities

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14 weeks 2 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»

ALL IS LOST: Redford on His Own in a Tale of Survival and Despair

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15 weeks 5 hours ago

*** (out of four)

If Robert Redford wins Best Actor for “All Is Lost,” it will be out of sentiment and admiration for his courage, rather than for the performance itself. more»

SAVING MR. BANKS: Feeling Like a Million Bucks

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15 weeks 5 hours ago

**** (out of four)

With another fine performance in “Saving Mr. Banks” to stand beside “Captain Phillips,” Tom Hanks just might become the fourth actor ever to get an Oscar nomination in both categories.

But this dandy film belongs to Emma Thompson. more»

Police report various incidents

15 weeks 19 hours ago

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

Sherwood, Kenneth C.

15 weeks 3 days ago

Kenneth C. Sherwood, 72, of Muncy, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at his home.

Born April 18, 1941 in Hughesville, he was a son of the late Levi L. and late Dorothy M. Wehr Sherwood.

He is survived by a daughter, Kathleen B. Sherwood of Muncy. more»

Folk, Renee N.

15 weeks 5 days ago

Renee N. (Miss Aya Mass Acre) Folk, 35, of Hughesville died Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by her loving family.

Born July 25, 1978, in Muncy, she was a daughter of late Virginia (Clayton) and Jeffrey Funston. She was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend. more»

Newcomer, Delroy R.

16 weeks 1 day ago

Delroy R. Newcomer, 80, of Muncy, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Unit.

Born March 29, 1933 in Pennsdale, he was a son of the late Leroy and Eleanor Reed Newcomer. He and his wife, the former Shirley E. Taylor, celebrated 28 years of marriage on May 14, 2013. more»

Miller, Cloyd W.

16 weeks 2 days ago

Cloyd W. Miller, 68, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at his home. He was born March 23, 1945, in Muncy, a son of the late Brady W. and Freda O. (Whitmoyer) Miller. April 4, 1964, he married Patricia Ann Bowman, who survives. more»

Bower, James A.

16 weeks 3 days ago

James A. Bower, 84, formerly of Muncy, PA, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in the Williamsport Home. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, February 26, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Katie A. (Steppe) Bower. more»

Police report various incidents

17 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Aug. 8 to Dec. 7, Police reported that unknown actors made entry into the home of Falisha Petruskevich, 26, of Williamsport, and stole numerous items, including Petruskevich's military issued Kevlar vest and helmet.  more»

Measures to Cut Size of the Legislature Pass House, Says Everett

December 18, 2013

HARRISBURG – Two bills that begin the process of reducing the size of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, House Bill 1234 and House Bill 1716, were passed by the House, co-sponsor Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today.

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