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.

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.

2 weeks 5 hours 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.

2 weeks 1 day ago

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

Clayton, Leon F. "Red"

2 weeks 2 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

2 weeks 3 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

2 weeks 1 day 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.

3 weeks 3 hours 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.

2 weeks 6 days 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

3 weeks 2 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

3 weeks 2 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

5 weeks 3 hours 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

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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.

5 weeks 1 day 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

5 weeks 3 hours 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.

5 weeks 3 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.

6 weeks 5 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»

Bennett, Gary L.

6 weeks 5 days 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

7 weeks 5 days 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.

7 weeks 4 days 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

8 weeks 1 day 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

8 weeks 2 hours 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.

9 weeks 3 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.

9 weeks 4 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

11 weeks 4 days 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

12 weeks 4 days 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

12 weeks 2 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

12 weeks 2 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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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.

13 weeks 17 hours 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

13 weeks 1 day 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»

Muncy Resident Displaying Pottery and Ceramic Art in Everett Harrisburg Office

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG -- Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said his Harrisburg office is hosting a display of pottery and ceramic art by Muncy artist Kathy Sterngold. The office is located in Room 430, Irvis Office Building in the state Capitol complex.

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.

14 weeks 3 days 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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* (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.

18 weeks 21 hours 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.

17 weeks 4 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

18 weeks 14 hours 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

18 weeks 14 hours 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

18 weeks 3 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»

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