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.

Middaugh, Bruce C.

1 week 6 days ago

Bruce C. Middaugh Sr., 93, of Muncy died Sunday August 17, 2014, at the Muncy Valley Hospital, Skilled Nursing Unit.

He was born January 18, 1921, in Kalamazoo, MI, a son of the late Herbert and Esther Westbrook Middaugh. November 23, 1945, he married Geraldine Foust, who died September 12, 1992. more»

Baysore, Del Raymond

2 weeks 1 day ago

Del Raymond Baysore, 83, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 at his residence. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Monday, July 6, 1931, he was the son of the late William L. and Mary M. (Dimm) Baysore.  more»

Woodside, Franklin M.

2 weeks 1 day ago

Franklin M. Woodside, 87, a resident of Muncy, PA, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, August 15, 2014 in the Susquehanna Health Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Unit at Muncy Valley Hospital. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Sunday, January 30, 1927, he was the son of the late Oakland G. and Helen E. (Merrill) Woodside.  more»

LaForme, Kathryn C.

2 weeks 1 day ago

 Kathryn C. LaForme, 87, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 in the Watsontown Health & Rehab Center. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Thursday, May 5, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Olive (Seid) Barto.  more»

Shaner, Gary P.

3 weeks 1 day ago

Gary P. Shaner, 61, of Muncy, died Friday, August 8, 2014, of injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accident in Pennsville, NJ.

Born September 29, 1952 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Dean P. and Betty J. Motter Shaner.

Gary was employed at Andritz, Muncy, for over 37 years. He enjoyed playing golf and drag racing. more»

Pennsylvania Education Funding: A Look At the Facts

August 12, 2014

Since 2011, when Gov. Tom Corbett took office and Republicans regained the majority in the state House, I have heard ad nauseam about how “Corbett cut education by a billion dollars” or “Corbett is underfunding education.” Let’s just take a look at the facts.

Pennsylvania Education Funding: A Look At the Facts

August 12, 2014

Since 2011, when Gov. Tom Corbett took office and Republicans regained the majority in the state House, I have heard ad nauseam about how “Corbett cut education by a billion dollars” or “Corbett is underfunding education.” Let’s just take a look at the facts.

Shaner, Carl Oscar

3 weeks 18 hours ago

Carl Oscar Shaner, 89, of Muncy passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014 in Williamsport Regional Medical Center surrounded by family. more»

“Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad”

2 weeks 6 days ago

September 1 – 30, 2014

Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 8 p.m.

Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. (Special hours for student/tour groups…contact 570-546-5917) more»

Making Strides Participates in Macy's Ninth Annual “Shop For A Cause”

2 weeks 6 days ago
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Macy's helps local charity raise funds and awareness to help local residents get the services they need to fight breast cancer more»

Muncy Historical Society’s “Under the Night Sky – Half the Park is After Dark” Event

3 weeks 3 days ago
This reproduction canal cargo boat was removed from the PA Canal Society Easton, PA facility in January 2012 by Muncy Historical Society volunteers. It is being reconstructed near the historic canal at the Muncy Heritage Park and Nature Trail, 601 Pepper Street, Muncy Creek Township. Image Provided.

On Friday, August 15 at 7 p.m., the Muncy Historical Society will host its third “Under the Night Sky” event at the Society’s Heritage Park and Nature Trail, 601 Pepper Street, Muncy. In the event of inclement weather, the evening’s activities will be moved to Saturday, August 16, also beginning at 7 p.m. more»

“Once” Is Not Enough: Carney’s Begin Again Even Better

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Every now and then, a movie comes along that’s so much fun to watch, it oughta be declared a controlled substance.

John Carney’ s “Begin Again” is the latest such film -- maybe the best  ever made about the power of music. more»

Bitler, Robert A.

4 weeks 4 days ago

 Robert A. (Cowboy Bob) Bitler, Sr., 78, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in the Geisinger Medical Center. Born in Millville, Columbia County, PA, on Friday, May 8, 1936, he was the son of the late Harry T. and Eva (Sponenburg) Bitler.

    Bob honorably served during the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army. more»

PA Commonwealth Speaker Catherine Kerrison to Present “Searching for the Life of Harriet Hemings” at the Lycoming County Historical Society

4 weeks 4 days ago
Catherine Kerrison, PhD. Image Provided.

Williamsport (August 2) – The Lycoming County Genealogical and
Lycoming County Historical Societies will co-host Commonwealth Speaker
Catherine Kerrison’s presentation “Searching for the Life of Harriet
Hemings” at their 858 W. Fourth Street location Saturday, August 2 at more»

Wilson, Donald R.

4 weeks 6 days ago

Donald R. Wilson, 70, of Muncy, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his home.

Born September 8, 1943 in Plainfield, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Harold and Dorothy VanFleet Wilson. more»

Wilson, Donald R.

4 weeks 6 days ago

Donald R. Wilson, 70, of Muncy, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his home.

Born September 8, 1943 in Plainfield, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Harold and Dorothy VanFleet Wilson. more»

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

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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»

Wallis, Duane R. Sr.

7 weeks 2 days ago

Duane R. Wallis, Sr., 68, of Williamsport died Thursday July 10, 2014 at the Gatehouse. He was born October 2, 1945, in Muncy a son of the late Fordythe C. and Clara Eleanor (Stackhouse) Wallis. more»

Fink, David G.

7 weeks 3 days ago

David G Fink,56, died Wednesday July 9, 2014 in the Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit in Muncy more»

Clayton, Leon F. "Red"

7 weeks 4 days ago

Leon F. “Red” Clayton, 81, of Muncy died July 8, 2014 at the Muncy Valley Hospital, Skilled Nursing Unit. He was born in Wolf Twp., Lycoming County, a son of the late DeWitt B. and Ethel L. (Criswell) Clayton. more»

Holmes, Dorothy Ann

7 weeks 5 days ago

Dorothy Ann Holmes, 84, of Muncy, entered her heavenly home on Monday, July 7, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

Born July 29, 1929 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth A. and Mary E. Mulvey Rupert. Her husband of 61 years, Chester Bruce Holmes Sr., preceded her in death on December 14, 2012. more»

The Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships Place on WardsAuto Dealer 500 List With Two Dealerships

7 weeks 4 days ago
Curt Pearson, General Manager (right) and Tom Walters, Sales Consultant (left). Image Provided.

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Domestic Well Groundwater Survey Planned, Says Everett

July 9, 2014

MUNCY – Several organizations, including Lycoming County and the United States Geological Survey (USGS), will be conducting a groundwater quality survey to determine the quality of the water being drawn from privately owned wells, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today.

Lambert, Jacob W.

8 weeks 2 days ago

Jacob W. Lambert, Jr., 88, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 in The Gatehouse at Williamsport, PA. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, on Thursday, May 6, 1926, he was the son of the late Jacob and Mable (Lammerhirt) Lambert, Sr.  more»

Stevens, Donald L.

8 weeks 1 day ago

Donald L. Stevens, 64, of Eagles Mere, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at his home.

Born February 7, 1950 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Willard H. and Edith M. Kissinger Stevens.

Donald served his country honorably in U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. more»

Ryder, Elsie Zoe

8 weeks 4 days ago

    Elsie Zoe Ryder, 80, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 in The Gatehouse at Williamsport, PA. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Saturday, March 17, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Monroe E. and Helen (Sterner Waltman) Metzger.  more»

Ryder, Elsie Zoe

8 weeks 4 days ago

    Elsie Zoe Ryder, 80, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 in The Gatehouse at Williamsport, PA. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Saturday, March 17, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Monroe E. and Helen (Sterner Waltman) Metzger.  more»

Spring, Wayne Thomas

10 weeks 2 days ago

Wayne Thomas Spring, 77, a resident of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of East Penn Street, Muncy, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in the Fawcett Memorial Hospital at Port Charlotte. Born Friday, January 8, 1937 in Lairdsville, Lycoming County, PA, he was the son of the late George Thomas Spring and Mary Aileen (Craig) Fague. more»

Muncy Historical Society’s “Under the Night Sky – Half the Park is After Dark” Event

9 weeks 5 days ago
Muncy Heritage Park visitors and residents can explore the wonders of the night sky when amateur astronomer Chris Della Piazza volunteers his expertise and offers a free astronomy program and telescope viewing. Photo credit: NPS photo by Michael Quinn.

Muncy Historical Society will host its second “Under the Night Sky” event at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 5. Chris Della Piazza, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, will lead the night-sky viewing program at the society’s Heritage Park and Nature Trail location, 601 Pepper St., Muncy.

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Charles, Sheldon A.

10 weeks 3 days ago

Sheldon A. Charles, 34, of Muncy, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Born May 12, 1980 in Muncy, he was a son of Sheldon E. and Linda M. Johnson Charles. more»

Fisher, Roxanna

10 weeks 2 days ago

Roxanna Fisher, 89, of Muncy, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her home.

Born October 29, 1924 in Lairdsville, she was a daughter of the late William W. and Nora E. Harding Jacob. Her husband of 56 years, Harry K. Fisher, preceded her in death on September 20, 2003. more»

Frantz, Susan M.

10 weeks 5 days ago

Susan M. Frantz, 61, of Hughesville, died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born February 12, 1953 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Harold N. and Carrie E. Spearman Frantz. more»

Everett, Officials Meet With Veterans on Issues in Williamsport

June 13, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said he, along with Gov. Tom Corbett and Congressman Tom Marino (R-10), met with leaders of veterans’ organizations and local veterans on issues on a state and national scale at the American Legion Post 1 in Williamsport.

Muncy Archery Champions Receive House Citations From Everett

June 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – Following the lead of their sister, Emalee, who won a state archery championship last year, 11-year-old Bethany and 7-year-old Jackson “J.D.” Lunger were presented with House citations for winning national and state titles in archery, said Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming).

Shipman, Harry E.

12 weeks 16 hours 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»

Bennett, Gary L.

12 weeks 18 hours ago

Gary L. Bennett, 71, of Hughesville was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 7, 2014. more»

Dodge, Dorothy Flowers

13 weeks 1 day ago

Dorothy Flowers Dodge, 83, of Muncy, died Friday, May 30, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospice,Bethlehem.

Born February 12, 1931 in Springfield, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Dorothy (Cullen) Flowers. One April 9, 1952, she married Merrill Johnson Dodge, who survives. Together they celebrated 62 years of marriage. more»

Crain, Kellie M.

13 weeks 11 hours ago

Kellie M. Crain, 66, devoted wife and mother,  of Muncy, PA, passed away on Saturday,  May 31, 2014 at her residence. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, on Friday, October 3, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret E. (Flook) Rohm.  more»

Harris, Paul

13 weeks 4 days ago

Paul S. Harris, 84, of Muncy, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born November 30, 1929, in Fairfield Twp., Lycoming Co. a son of the late Clarence and Helen (Springman) Harris. November 25, 1949, he married the late Norma Kuhns who died December 21, 2001. more»

Friendly's in Lycoming Mall Reveals a New Look and Refreshed Menu Saturday

13 weeks 2 days ago
Friendly's in Lycoming Mall Reveals a New Look and Refreshed Menu Saturday

Friendly's in Lycoming Mall Reveals a New Look and Refreshed Menu
The brand's iconic dining and ice cream experience will be reborn on May 31, 2014 more»

Miller, David L.

14 weeks 5 days ago

David L. “Lorie” Miller, 69, of Muncy, died Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born October 30, 1944, in Williamsport, a son of the late William C. and Olive Ruth (Parsons) Miller. March 5, 1965, he married Marian L. Anderson, who survives. Dave owned and operated Dave Miller Construction for over 20 years. more»

Prosock, Anna T.

14 weeks 6 days ago

Anna T. “Nan” Prosock, 67, of Muncy passed away May 18 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born August 12, 1946, in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late John Andrew and Anna Theresa (Hoffman) Freas. February 15, 1969, she married the late John Harry Prosock, who died February 16, 1995. more»

New Art Display Featuring Nature Scenes Being Displayed in Everett’s Harrisburg Office

May 19, 2014

HARRISBURG – Montoursville artist Ron Beach, noted for his works of outdoor scenes in nature, has a display of his work in the Harrisburg office of Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) through June.

Reece, Nathan

17 weeks 6 hours ago

Nathan L. Reece, 30, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Born on Saturday, January 28, 1984 at Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, he was a son of the late Dale C. and Wanda (Flick) Reece. Nate enjoyed fishing and computer games. more»

Lyons, Stan

18 weeks 7 hours ago

Stan Lyons, 69, of Muncy, died Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his home.

Born April 4, 1945 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Richard Lyons and Geraldine Barrett Ellsworth. He and his wife, the former Debra E. Smith, celebrated 13 years of marriage on December 22, 2013.

Stan retired in 2006 from Textron Lycoming, formerly AVCO, and loved riding his Honda Goldwing motorcycle. more»

Benoit, Patricia

17 weeks 5 days ago

Patricia Ann “Pat” Benoit, 67, of Hughesville died Monday, April 28, 2014, at her home.  She was born October 13, 1946, in Muncy a daughter of the late Charles William and Delphene Elizabeth Rider Weaver.   She was married to Daniel Benoit, who survives. more»

Opp, John

17 weeks 5 days ago

John Opp, 90, of Hughesville died Monday April 28, 2014 at the Williamsport Home.   He was born January 20, 1923, in Muncy, a son of the late Elmer Reed and Pearl Mae Hurst Opp. September 15, 1950, he married Sarah Alice Evans, who survives. more»

Heaven is for Real - Movie Review

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17 weeks 4 days ago
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HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: Doing It Right

Joseph W. Smith III     *** (out of four)

At last! A Christian-themed film non-Christians can watch without bolting for the exit. more»

Grand Budapest Hotel - Movie review

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15 Good Reasons … and One Great One

Joseph W. Smith III      ***1/2 (out of four)

 Here are 15 good reasons to see “Grand Budapest Hotel”: more»

Poust, Cleon Jr.

18 weeks 3 days ago

Cleon L. Poust Jr., 84, of Montgomery, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born March 24, 1930 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Cleon and Dorothy Buck Poust. He and his wife, the former Nancy Jordan, celebrated 55 years of marriage on October 24, 2013.   more»

Houseknecht, Albert

18 weeks 4 days ago

Albert B. Houseknecht, 94, of Hughesville, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at his home.

Born April 5, 1920 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Wilbur B. and Florence N. Shook Houseknecht. His wife of 67 years, the former Florence I. Whitmoyer, preceded him in death on March 17, 2014. more»

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