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.

Manufactured Home Community Standards Legislation Passes House, Says Everett

December 31, 1969

HARRISBURG – Following years of negotiations, legislation that sets standards for the sale of manufactured home communities was approved by the House Tuesday, said Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming).

Keeler , Mary Helen

2 years 17 weeks ago

Mary Helen Keeler
(August 13, 1937 - May 4, 2012)

Mary Helen Temple Keeler, 74, of Muncy, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Gatehouse, Williamsport.

She was born on August 13, 1937, in Columbia County, a daughter of the late Jesse C. and Lois B. Girard Temple. more»

Muncy Historical Society hosts “Penn’s Pals”, a Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Performance

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2 years 18 weeks ago

MUNCY – The Muncy Historical Society will host the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’ s2012 Theatre-in-the-Classroom (TIC) production: Penn's Pals: Stories of Life in the Colonie of Pennsylvania at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 12 in the Muncy High School Auditorium, 200 West Penn Street. Admission to this Society-sponsored event is free and open to the public. more»

Williamsport Man Charged with Alleged Corruption of Minors

Williamsport Man Charged with Alleged Corruption of Minors – PSP Montoursville charged a 44-year-old man with alleged corruption of minors in Muncy Township. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said Corey Tillotson, of Williamsport, displayed his penis to victims in the area of Interstate 180 eastbound on March 20 between 2:15 and 2:30 p.m. more»

Lose, Thomas T.

2 years 19 weeks ago

Thomas T. Lose
(January 9, 1942 - April 17, 2012)

Thomas T. Lose, 70, formerly of Jacks Hollow Road, died Tuesday April 17, 2012 at his home in Muncy.

Tom enjoyed hunting raccoons, trapping, fishing, gardening, farming, cooking and baking. He had green houses and sold gardening plants. more»

Middle Road, Muncy Township Bridge Replacement Begins

2 years 19 weeks ago
Pennsdale and Muncy area residents will soon have a new bridge carrying Route 2051 (Middle Road) over Wolf Run.

Montoursville - Pennsdale and Muncy area residents will soon have a new bridge carrying Route 2051 (Middle Road) over Wolf Run.

Prime contractor Robert C. Young, Inc. will begin the $790,000 bridge replacement project on Middle Road, about one-half mile south of Route 220 in Muncy Township, during the week of April 16. more»

Cause of Garage Fire in Muncy Borough Under Investigation

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2 years 19 weeks ago
Volunteers from the Muncy Area Fire Company knocked down flames that consumed a garage located at 117 East Water Street, Muncy on Thursday, April 19. (Photo and video by Rod Knier)

Flames devoured a garage in Muncy Borough and partially seared a wall to an adjacent building late Thursday afternoon. The garage was owned by Dawn and Lee Myers, of 117 East Water Street, and the cause of the fire was being investigated by authorities.

Taylor, Charles A.

2 years 20 weeks ago

Charles A. Taylor
(June 2, 1927 - April 13, 2012)

Charles A. (Slacky) Taylor, 84, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2012 in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Thursday, June 2, 1927, he was the son of the late Fred and Lillian (McBride) Taylor. more»

Weigle, Norman L.

2 years 20 weeks ago

Norman L. Weigle

August 14, 1932 ~ April 13, 2012 more»

Teen Employee Accused of Theft From Muncy Township Business

2 years 20 weeks ago

Teen Employee Accused of Theft From Muncy Township Business - PSP Montoursville report that an 18-year-old man, stolen merchandise from his employer at Lycoming Mall. Trooper Jared R. King said Bradley Keith Poust, of Muncy, was employed by Dick's Sporting Goods in Muncy Township, and allegedly stole aproximately $1,100 worth of item over a two-month period. more»

Plan Ahead for Birth Certificate Needs, Says Everett

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2 years 20 weeks ago

MUNCY – As a result of the requirement for individuals to have a passport to travel to Canada and other destinations and to comply with the new Voter ID law, the demand for certified records of birth as proof of identity for these and other applications has increased dramatically.  Because of this increased demand, Pennsylvanians should be sure to allow ample time to obtain those certifica more»

Loyalsock Creek Phase Two Cleanup

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2 years 20 weeks ago
The Haystacks bed of the Mississippian-Devonian Upper Huntley Mountain Formation in Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania (Wikimedia Commons).

Following the successful first phase of the Loyalsock Creek Community Greenway Cleanup that focused on four sites, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said the second phase will take place Saturday, April 28, from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more»

Standing up to the Cat

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2 years 20 weeks ago
It's about time something stands up to that cat. By James Stugart

It's about time something stands up to that cat. Photograph by James Stugart

Firearms Stolen From Cabin in Gamble Township

2 years 21 weeks ago

Firearms Stolen From Cabin in Gamble Township - PSP Montoursville are seeking information about a burglary which took place sometime over a four-month period of time in Gamble Township. Trooper Daniel Kozak said three firearms were stolen from a hunting cabin located at 3152 Butternut Grove Road between December 3, 2011 and April 1. more»

Muncy Borough 2, Muncy Creek Township voting precinct relocations

2 years 21 weeks ago

The Lycoming County Board of Elections announced the relocation of MIuncy Borough 2 and Muncy Creek Township voting precincts beginning with the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. more»

Muncy Historical Society to Host Alvira and the Ordnance Presentation

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2 years 21 weeks ago
The Stone Church served the White Deer Valley community meeting place in the days following Pearl Harbor. Here, in March 1942, U.S. government representatives informed citizens that their lands would be seized so that the War Department to construct a massive TNT production facility, the Pennsylvania Ordnance Works.

MUNCY -- Stephen C. Huddy and Paul C. Metzger will present “Alvira and the Ordnance: An American Dream Denied” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at the Muncy Historical Society, 40 N. Main St. more»

Burglary in Woodward Township

Burglary in Woodward Township – PSP Montoursville are seeking information in a burglary that took place March 31 in Woodward Township. Trooper Christine Fye said around 11:30 p.m., someone broke a window and entered the residence of Thomas Willits, 63, of 194 Harvest Moon Park in Linden. more»

Muncy Borough To Hold Community Yard Sale

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2 years 21 weeks ago
Borough of Muncy

MUNCY – The Borough of Muncy will be holding it’s first annual community-wide yard sale on Saturday, April 28, 2012 beginning at 8:00 a.m., rain or shine. more»

Muncy Motorcyclist Sustains Minor Injuries in Hit and Run

2 years 22 weeks ago

Muncy Motorcyclist Sustains Minor Injuries in Hit and Run – A 47-year-old man sustained minor injuries after the motorcycle he was riding was struck from behind. Trooper Matthew Lada said Brian Brant was traveling westbound on Route 442 approximately a quarter mile west of Clarkstown on Wednesday, March 28 around 1:45 p.m. more»

Port Penn Peddler’s Spring 2012 Re-Opening Event

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2 years 22 weeks ago
Port Penn Peddler to open in April

Housed within a rather unassuming barn on the picturesque Susquehanna River is a quaint shoppe and art gallery called Port Penn Peddler. Their tagline is “Everyday eclectic…” implying a selection of unique, yet practical, pieces. more»

Gas Industry Business Victim of Criminal Mischief

2 years 22 weeks ago

Gas Industry Business Victim of Criminal Mischief – PSP Lamar continue to investigate an incident which cost a natural gas company approximately $100,000 in cleanup costs. Trooper Joseph Cavanaugh said over a four-day period this month, someone opened a bulk waste water tank and partially opened a second after puncturing a hole in the protective containment pool. more»

Chestnut, Floyd E.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Floyd E. Chestnut
(February 24, 1931 - March 24, 2012)

Floyd E. Chestnut, 81, of Muncy, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Business Burglary in Beech Creek Borough

2 years 23 weeks ago

Business Burglary in Beech Creek Borough – PSP Lamar continue to investigate a burglary that occurred over the weekend in Clinton County Trooper Benjamin Campana said between the hours of 3:10 p.m. March 17 and 8:45 a.m. March 19, someone entered Peter’s Meats, 216 Wynn Ave. through a side door and stole smoky beef sticks potato chips and Tastykakes. Campana said the items were value at $63. more»

Hampsher, Lawrence G. Sr.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Lawrence G. Hampsher Sr.
(June 27, 1944 - March 19, 2012)

Lawrence G. Hampsher Sr., 67, of 2001 Memorial Avenue, died Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Muncy Valley Hospital with his family at his bed side.

Larry and his wife, the former Bonnie J. Smith, observed their 49th wedding anniversary on January 19, 2012. more»

Visitor Arrested at Muncy-SCI

Visitor Arrested at Muncy-SCI - PSP Montoursville arrested a Lamar man earlier this month for alleged drug charges while attempting to enter the Muncy women's correctional facility in Clinton Township. more»

Ellis, Carmen L.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Carmen L. Ellis
(February 2, 1931 - March 17, 2012)

Carmen L. Ellis, 81, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012 in the Valley View Nursing Center at Montoursville, PA. Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Monday, February 2, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Leonard P. and Hilda (Minnier) Rishel. more»

Koons, H. Frederick “Fred” Jr.

2 years 24 weeks ago

H. Frederick “Fred” Koons, Jr.

Oct. 24, 1944 ~ March 13, 2012 more»

What The Frack Does Frack Mean (Or Who Are The Frackers)?

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2 years 24 weeks ago
Tower for drilling horizontally into the Marcellus Shale Formation for natural gas, from Pennsylvania Route 118 in eastern Moreland Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA (Wikimedia Commons: By Ruhrfisch)

"To frack" is an infinitive phrase meaning to break up shale rock with an ungodly high-pressure mixture of water, sand and a chemical brew that any witch would die for. more»

Dugan, Byron M.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Byron M. Dugan

Aug. 8, 1923 ~ March 14, 2012 more»

Tax Information in Mailbox Stolen in Lycoming County

2 years 24 weeks ago

Tax Information in Mailbox Stolen in Lycoming County – PSP Montoursville continues to investigate an incident of identity theft, which occurred last month in Limestone Township. Trooper James Doane said the tax information that was mailed in order for tax preparation returns at 3411 Middle Road between Feb. 7-10 was used by a 21-year-old female in Queensbury New York. more»

Story, Dorothy C.

2 years 25 weeks ago

Dorothy C. Story more»

DEP Awards Small Business Advantage Grants to 31 Small Businesses

2 years 25 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded more than $62,000 in grants to help 31 small businesses across the state invest in energy-efficiency or pollution-prevention projects. more»

Lively, Charles Easton Jr.

2 years 25 weeks ago

Charles Easton Lively, Jr.

Aug. 25, 1952 ~ March 7, 2012 more»

Moore, Edith Steele

2 years 25 weeks ago

Edith Steele Moore

Sept. 3, 1929 ~ March 9, 2012 more»

Muncy Garden Club Meeting to Meet March 15

2 years 25 weeks ago

The Muncy Garden Club will meet at 7 pm, Thursday, March 15, at the St James Parish Hall, 215 South Main Street, Muncy.

The program will be “Kitchen Gardens” presented by Master Gardeners Louise Fulmer and Fran Graham. 

Melinda Bender and Julie Cahill will be hosting this meeting and providing refreshments and devotions.  more»

ATV Stolen in Pennsdale

2 years 25 weeks ago

ATV Stolen in Pennsdale – PSP Montoursville say an ATV valued at $4,500 was stolen last week in Muncy Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said a 2007 Honda 400 EX was stolen from Sheldon A. Charles, 31, of 20 North Middle Road last Thursday between the hours of 11 a.m. and noon. It is alleged that the ATV was loaded on to a blue pickup, possibly a Ford, by two white miles, Schrawder said. more»

Williamsport Police Take New Castle Man Into Custody Following Numerous Alleged Felony Counts

2 years 26 weeks ago

Williamsport Police Take New Castle Man Into Custody Following Numerous Alleged Felony Counts – City Police responded to a burglary Saturday evening which evolved into a brief standoff with authorities. more»

Applegate, Shirley L.

2 years 26 weeks ago

Shirley L. Applegate

(November 10, 1941 - March 1, 2012) more»

Barto, Ronald A.

2 years 26 weeks ago

Ronald A. Barto

(April 17, 1938 - March 2, 2012) more»

Hawk, Carl L. “Charlie”

2 years 26 weeks ago

Carl L Hawk more»

Muncy Historical Society Opens 2012 Season with “Dare to Dream” Presentation

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2 years 26 weeks ago
Locktender façade removed from the National Canal Museum in Easton. Muncy Historical Society volunteers will rebuild at the Heritage Park and Nature Trail near the site of the original canal locktender’s house.

On Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m., newly-elected president, Paul Metzger, will introduce four nominees for board and trustee positions with the Muncy Historical Society. more»

HONK! the Musical Debuts at Muncy High School

2 years 26 weeks ago
Bob Taylor, director (in foreground) gives instruction to Carly Gardner and Nina Kirirsis during play practice of HONK! the musical which debuts March 6-8 at Muncy High School.

Honk! is a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling, incorporating a message of tolerance.

Aimed primarily at children and their parents, the musical is set in the countryside and features Ugly, a duckling who is rejected by everyone but his mother, Ida; a sly tomcat who wants to eat Ugly; and other barnyard creatures. more»

Fugitive from Justice Apprehended in Clinton County Motel

2 years 26 weeks ago

Fugitive from Justice Apprehended in Clinton County Motel – PSP Lamar took a Texas man into custody Tuesday afternoon in Bald Eagle Township. Trooper Shane Buffone said around 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 28 Curtis Lee Reynolds, 50, of San Saba was located at the Lock Haven Motel. more»

Krah, Kenneth Harry

2 years 26 weeks ago

Kenneth H. Krah

(October 1, 1946 - February 27, 2012) more»

Numerous Thefts in Lycoming County

2 years 26 weeks ago

Numerous Thefts in Lycoming County – PSP Montoursville reported the followings thefts which occurred this month:

On Feb. 13, around 1 p.m., someone stole three Lincoln 300 series “classic 3” welders from Select Energy Services building on Route 200 highway in Shrewsbury Township. Trooper Jared King said anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700. more»

Scott, Charles C. Sr.

2 years 26 weeks ago

Charles C. Scott, Sr.

Sept. 10, 1923 ~ Feb. 24, 2012

Charles C. Scott, Sr., 88, of 441 Kepner Hill Road, Muncy, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. 

Born Sept. 10, 1923 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Charles C. and Jessie Mae (Geasey) Scott.    more»

Kellogg, Shirley Ann

2 years 26 weeks ago

Shirley Ann Kellogg more»

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township

2 years 27 weeks ago

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township - PSP Montoursville say both the driver and passenger of a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle accident fled the scene without exchanging any information with the second driver. Trooper Matthew Lada said the accident, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. more»

Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary Announces New Officers

2 years 27 weeks ago
Pictured front row from left are Viola Watson, assistant secretary; Bev Hall, assistant treasurer; Elaine Leaver, corresponding secretary. Second row from left are Ron Reynolds, MVH president; Joanie Wallis, auxiliary president; Dave Wallis, secretary and Cynthia Whipple, auxiliary vice president.

The Muncy Valley Hospital (MVH) Auxiliary recently installed new officers for 2012. Pictured front row from left are Viola Watson, assistant secretary; Bev Hall, assistant treasurer; Elaine Leaver, corresponding secretary. Second row from left are Ron Reynolds, MVH president; Joanie Wallis, auxiliary president; Dave Wallis, secretary and Cynthia Whipple, auxiliary vice president. more»

Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects

2 years 27 weeks ago

Harrisburg - A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom Corbett said today. more»

Indecent Exposure in Piatt Township

2 years 27 weeks ago

Indecent Exposure in Piatt Township – PSP Montoursville continue to investigate an incident of indecent exposure which allegedly occurred last month to multiple victims in Piatt Township. Trooper James R. Doane said on Tuesday, Jan. 17 around 9:45 a.m. a 29-year-old Avis man was observed in his vehicle by passing motorists on Route 287 in the area of Route 220. more»

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