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.

Muncy Historical Society to Host Alvira and the Ordnance Presentation

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2 years 16 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 17 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 17 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 weeks ago

Byron M. Dugan

Aug. 8, 1923 ~ March 14, 2012 more»

Tax Information in Mailbox Stolen in Lycoming County

2 years 19 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 20 weeks ago

Dorothy C. Story more»

DEP Awards Small Business Advantage Grants to 31 Small Businesses

2 years 20 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 20 weeks ago

Charles Easton Lively, Jr.

Aug. 25, 1952 ~ March 7, 2012 more»

Moore, Edith Steele

2 years 20 weeks ago

Edith Steele Moore

Sept. 3, 1929 ~ March 9, 2012 more»

Muncy Garden Club Meeting to Meet March 15

2 years 20 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 21 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 21 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 21 weeks ago

Shirley L. Applegate

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

Barto, Ronald A.

2 years 21 weeks ago

Ronald A. Barto

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

Hawk, Carl L. “Charlie”

2 years 21 weeks ago

Carl L Hawk more»

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

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2 years 21 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 21 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 21 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 22 weeks ago

Kenneth H. Krah

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

Numerous Thefts in Lycoming County

2 years 22 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 22 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 22 weeks ago

Shirley Ann Kellogg more»

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township

2 years 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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»

Congressman Helps Distribute Food in Muncy

2 years 22 weeks ago
Dan Doyle, left, a volunteer at the Son-Light House in Muncy, explains the foodbank process to Congressman Tom Marino, center who visited the charitable organization on Wednesday, Feb. 22

Congressman Tom Marino learned more about the conditions of his the general public on Wednesday, Feb. 22 when he visited a local foodbank in Lycoming County.

Marino made a stop at Son-Light House, 130 Carpenter Street to help distribute food items to individuals and families in need who qualify on income guidelines designated by state and federal polices.

Chamber Holds 11th Annual Education Celebration

2 years 23 weeks ago

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce’s 11th Annual Education Celebration will be held on Thursday, March 1, at the Holiday Inn Downtown from 5:30 until 8:30 pm. more»

Uptown Music Collective “Young Bloods” Return Home From Blues Challenge

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2 years 23 weeks ago

At midnight on Feb. 1, six students and three staff members of the Uptown Music Collective left Williamsport bound for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day the students, all members of the Uptown “Young Blood” Blues Band, participated in the International Blues Challenge “Youth Showcase” and “Youth Knowledge Bowl.” more»

Schneider, Bethel R.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Bethel R. Schneider more»

Breneisen, Donald E.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Donald E. Breneisen, 66, of 105 Carpenter St., Muncy, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at the Gatehouse in Williamsport.

Born Nov. 24, 1945 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late William Alfred and Dorothy (Feigles) Breneisen.  On June 20, 1970 he married the former Mary “Mitze” I. Zavada, who survives. more»

Gresh, Brian G.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Brian G. Gresh

Nov. 30, 1964 ~ Feb. 12, 2012

Brian G. Gresh, 47, of Muncy, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, on the Muncy Exchange Road as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

He was born Nov. 30, 1964, in Muncy, a son of Marguerite J. (Nevel) Gresh, of Muncy, and the late William W. Gresh. more»

Muncy Man Killed in Sunday Afternoon Crash

2 years 24 weeks ago

Muncy Man Killed in Sunday Afternoon Crash – PSP Montoursville say a 47-year-old man was ejected from a truck he was operating shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Paul McGee said Brian G. Gresh, of Muncy, was traveling westbound on Muncy Exchange Road just west of Kepner Hill Road when the vehicle began to swerve out of control. more»

Rupert, Wilbur A.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Wilbur A. Rupert more»

Volunteers Needed for PA One Book, Every Young Child Program

2 years 24 weeks ago
Volunteers, like Ricki Ellen Klopp, from the STEP office, spent time reading books to preschool children at Bostley's Childcare in Hughesville.

For the seventh consecutive year, Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Child program will lead the way to highlight the importance of early literacy development in preschooler ages 3 to 6.  The program has been developed by librarians and museum educators from across Pennsylvania to promote the value and benefits of reading early and often to preschoolers and to encourage family bonding th more»

Susquehanna Health Now Offers Occupational Health Services in Muncy

2 years 24 weeks ago

February 9, 2012, MUNCY – Susquehanna Health recently announced Occupational Health Services are now available at the WorkCenter in Muncy Valley Hospital. The WorkCenter offers a wide range of services, including employment testing and cost-effective treatment of injured workers. more»

Freas, Anna T.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Anna T. Freas more»

Pompeo, Albert J.

2 years 25 weeks ago

Albert J. Pompeo more»

Metal Stolen from Noyes Township Property

2 years 25 weeks ago

Metal Stolen from Noyes Township Property – PSP Lamar continue to investigate a theft of metal which occurred between September 2011 and Feb. 3. Trooper David Kirkendall said during that time span, the property of Walter Jowett, 49, along Route 144 north, approximately .06 of a mile off of Route 120, was entered by unknown persons. more»

Hit and Run Reported in Clinton County

2 years 25 weeks ago

Hit and Run Reported in Clinton County – PSP Lamar say a 28-year-old man from Mill Hall sustained minor injuries after he rear-ended a commercial type vehicle last Thursday. Trooper Joseph Cavanaugh said Phillip Scott Williams was traveling west on Route 80 in Lamar Township shortly before 9 p.m. while following a commercial vehicle. more»

Fruet, Elmer Joseph

2 years 25 weeks ago

Elmer Joseph Fruet

Oct. 28, 1924 ~ Feb. 2, 2012

Elmer Joseph Fruet, 87, of Annandale, VA and formerly of Sherman St., Muncy, passed away suddenly on February 2, 2012 at Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia.

Born October 28, 1924 in Marian Heights and raised both there and in Tyrol, Italy, he was a son of the late Edwino and Maria (Pigarella) Fruet. more»

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