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.

Various crimes reported by State Police

35 weeks 6 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 6, Police reported that an unknown actor entered the home of Jenneifer Layton, 34, of South Williamsport, and stole her laptop computer.  more»

Police report various incidents

36 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 4 to Nov. 7, Police reported that an unknown actor entered the residence of Andrea Tull of Montoursville and stole a jewelry box wich contained various jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  more»

ENDER’S GAME: Fitting Version

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37 weeks 1 day ago

***1/2 (out of four)

“Ender’s Game” has all the essentials of great science fiction: a strong storyline; exciting action; characters who feel real even in unreal situations; a terrific climax; an even better coda -- and big ideas. Really big ideas. more»

Corbin, Terrie A.

37 weeks 3 days ago

Terrie A. Corbin, 71, of Muncy, died Sunday, November 10, 2013, at her home.

Born October 6, 1942, in Mapleton Depot, Huntingdon County, she was a daughter of the late Paul E. and Janet A. Montgomery Henderson. Her husband of 46 years, Alden W. Corbin, preceded her in death on August 31, 2010. more»

Applications for 2014 Environmental Education Grants Now Available, Says Everett

November 7, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has opened the application process for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects.

Temple, John S.

38 weeks 5 days ago

John S. Temple, 83, of Hughesville, died Friday, November 1, 2013, at his home.

Born June 25, 1930, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Samuel and Clara Sherwood Temple. He and his wife, the former Beverly A. Brown, celebrated 60 years of marriage on April 17, 2013. more»

Scanner Report round-up for 11/1

38 weeks 5 days ago

Oct. 31, 8:44 p.m. A group of appx. 15 black juveniles in the area of 600 Locust St., Wmspt. one possibly carrying a gun. Police are in route. more»

Police report various incidents

39 weeks 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 a.m., Police reported that an unknown actor removed a green Honda TRX 500 from 9964 State Route 14 in McIntyre Township and fled the scene toward State Route 14 with the green ATV. Anyone with infomation is asked to contact police at (570) 368-5700.  more»

Muncy Historical Society Hosts Juried Art Exhibit of Fine PA Arts, Contemporary Crafts

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39 weeks 2 days ago

The seventh annual Invitational Artists Exhibition and Sale will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Pennsdale Civic Center Social Hall, 261 Village Road, Pennsdale. more»

Legislators Announce PENNVEST Loan for West Branch Regional Authority

October 24, 2013

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and Representative Garth Everett (R-84) today announced that a second investment in Lycoming County will address existing wastewater infrastructure needs and improve the health and welfare of area residents.

Various vehicle crashes reported

40 weeks 1 day ago

The Montoursville State Police Department reported the following vehicle crashes: more»

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Hanks reinvents himself

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40 weeks 5 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

There’s a reason Tom Hanks’s name runs above the title in ads for “Captain Phillips”:

The man is awesome. more»

Everett Votes For Reduction of Debt in State Government

October 17, 2013

HARRISBURG – Legislation contained in House Bill 493, passed by the House Wednesday, reforms the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) by lowering the debt ceiling by $600 million, and mandating the administration to create a transparent review process for projects via the Internet and holding a 30-day comment period, said Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming).

Police report various crimes

41 weeks 1 hour ago

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

Numerous burglaries reported in Lycoming County

41 weeks 1 day ago

Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Vehicle crash in Muncy

41 weeks 2 days ago

A vehicle crash occured at the intersection of Main Street and High Street in Muncy Burough on Oct. 14.  more»

Everett to Host 3-D Art Display in Harrisburg Office

October 11, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said he is hosting a display of 3-D artwork created by Montgomery artist Gary Steele in his Harrisburg office during October.
“The office in Harrisburg looks great with Gary’s 3-D artwork and I hope that many district residents can come by and view the results of his talent,” said Everett.

Cuaron’s GRAVITY: Front-runner for this year’s Best Picture

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41 weeks 5 days ago

**** (out of four)

Films like “Gravity” are the reason cinema was invented.

Utterly original, beautifully acted, fiercely exciting, thoughtful, humane, stunningly gorgeous -- it’s the best movie I’ve seen this year. more»

Tallman, Esther L

42 weeks 1 day ago

Esther L. Tallman, 88, a resident of Muncy, PA, went to be with the Lord while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 in the Susquehanna Health Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center at Muncy Valley Hospital. Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, January 6, 1925, she was the daughter of the late I. Harvey and Lena (Peterman) Yetter. more»

Creel, Delores A.

43 weeks 2 days ago

  Delores A. Creel, 58, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 30, 2013 at her residence. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, December 7, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Eleanor Ruth (Sorensen) and LaRue D. Smith who survives her of Muncy, PA.  more»

Rider, Beverly M.

42 weeks 5 days ago

Beverly M. Rider, 78, of Muncy died Friday, October 4, 2013 at ManorCare South, Williamsport. She was born April 26, 1935, in Muncy Twp. a daughter of the late Roy C. and Vera R. (Robbins) Babb. July 19, 1952, she married Harold O. Rider, who survives. more»

Gettysburg Battlefield Guide David Richards to Speak in Muncy

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43 weeks 11 hours ago

David L. Richards, historian and author, will present “Sad Hearts At Home: Civil War Dead From Eastern Lycoming County” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 in the First United Methodist Church sanctuary, 602 S. Market Street. The event is sponsored by Muncy Historical Society. more»

Bomboy, Aloha M.

43 weeks 2 days ago

 Aloha M. Bomboy, 70, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013 in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, August 24, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Clyde H. and Jean L. (Feigles) Biddle, Jr.

    She was the widow of William L. Bomboy who preceded her in death on October 3, 1990. more»

Bill to Clarify Royalty Minimums Introduced in State House

September 30, 2013

HARRISBURG – Legislation that seeks to protect the interests of landowners with royalty agreements has been introduced in the state House, according to four members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who are spearheading the measure.

CLOSED CIRCUIT: Low-key and creepy

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43 weeks 2 days ago

*** (out of four)

A few weeks ago, the wannabe thriller “Paranoia” badly failed to live up to its name.

“Closed Circuit” fares considerably better.

Not only does the new film unleash plenty of creeped-out dread, but also, the storyline perfectly encapsulates its title. more»

Stroll through Historic Muncy Homes; View Lincoln’s Replica Coffin

44 weeks 5 days ago
Abraham Lincoln’s Replica Coffin -- custom coffin used to show President Lincoln -- brings history to Muncy during Historic Homes Tour.

Experience the beauty and charm of one of Pennsylvania’s finest communities as the Muncy Historical Society hosts its annual Historic Homes and Walking Tour from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 20. more»

THE FAMILY: Are We Actually Supposed to LIKE These People -- or This Movie?

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44 weeks 5 days ago

*1/2 (out of four)

“The Family” is a reprehensible film -- and the worst thing about it is that for a while, it actually works.

By “works,” I mean it succeeds in getting us to cheer on characters who are little more than homicidal, narcissistic thugs. more»

Senior Citizen Jailed After Resisting Arrest in Muncy

45 weeks 1 day ago

Senior Citizen Jailed After Resisting Arrest in Muncy - A 55-year-old woman was jailed by Montoursville State Police after she trespassed and resisted arrest at a local hospital over the weekend. Trooper Michael Shipman said around 6 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, Rita Kulick, no known address, was loitering at Muncy Valley Hospital, Muncy Creek Township. more»

Miller, Robert Lee “Bob”

45 weeks 3 days ago

Robert L. Miller

(May 7, 1947 - September 15, 2013)

Robert Lee “Bob” Miller, 66, of Pennsdale, died Sunday, September 15, 2013.

Born May 7, 1947 in Muncy, he was a son of Donna J. Shaner Miller and the late Marlin A. Miller.

He and his wife, the former Paula J. Brehm celebrated seven years of marriage on April 25, 2013. more»

Spizzirri, Jean Louise

45 weeks 5 days ago

Jean Louise Spizzirri, 78, of Kinsey St., Montgomery, died Friday, September 13, 2013 at Susquehanna Health Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Muncy.

She was born May 26, 1935 in Millersburg, a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (Hoke) Kreisher. more»

Teisher, Robert “Bob” Victor

45 weeks 6 days ago

Robert “Bob” Victor Teisher

Robert “Bob” Victor Teisher, 60, of New Street, Muncy, died Thursday, September 12, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center. more»

Herriman, LaRue D.

46 weeks 1 day ago

LaRue D Herriman

(November 22, 1927 - September 10, 2013)

LaRue D. Herriman, 85, of Westfield, formerly of Hughesville, died September 10, 2013 at Broad Acres Health and Rehab Center, Wellsboro. more»

Derrick, Marian Michael

46 weeks 4 days ago

Marian Michael Derrick 

(October 6, 1920 - September 7, 2013)

Marian Michael Derrick, 92, of Williamsport, formerly of Muncy, died September 7, 2013 at the Williamsport Home, where she had been a resident since 1995. more»

George E. Logue Sr. Memorial Bridge Dedication Ceremony Held in Lycoming County, Says Everett

September 10, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) was joined today by Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) for a dedication ceremony designating the bridge carrying State Route 973 over Loyalsock Creek in Upper Fairfield and Eldred townships in Lycoming County as the George E. Logue, Sr. Memorial Bridge. more»

Everett to Host Bridge Dedication Ceremony

September 6, 2013

Rep. Garth Everett; Sen. Gene Yaw; Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley; and Carolyn Martin, family member of George E. Logue Sr.

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

46 weeks 5 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County -  Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Reitz, Donald J.

47 weeks 20 hours ago

Donald J. Reitz

Donald J. Reitz, 86, of 416 S. Washington St. Muncy, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at the Gatehouse, Williamsport. more»

Everett, Yaw Senior Expo to Be Held Tuesday, Sept. 10

September 4, 2013

MUNCY – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) will host a Senior Expo with Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pennsdale Civic Center, 261 Village Road in Pennsdale.

BLUE JASMINE: Woody and Cate make Oscar bait

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47 weeks 1 day ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Imagine Woody Allen warming up to blue-collar workers -- making them wiser and warmer than callow upper-class sophisticates. more»

Westerdale, Jr., Harry Bruce

47 weeks 4 days ago

Harry Bruce Westerdale, Jr. 

(December 28, 1940 - August 31, 2013)

Harry Bruce Westerdale, Jr., 72, a resident of Muncy, PA, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 31, 2013. more»

Newman, Earnest E.

47 weeks 6 days ago

Earnest E. Newman

(January 19, 1930 - August 29, 2013)

Earnest E. Newman, 83, of Muncy, passed away, August 29, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

Crops Damaged in Muncy

47 weeks 2 days ago

Crops Damaged in Muncy - Property owned by three Moreland Township farmers was vandalized over the summer, and state police are seeking information regarding the vandals. more»

Llew Wenzel Photography

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47 weeks 4 days ago
Moth caterpillar: Llew Wenzel

Llew Wenzel was first introduced to photography by his grandfather at a young age. He spent many hours working together with his grandfather in the darkroom his grandfather had built.

Llew started photographing weddings at the age of 14 and worked out of his home doing weddings until 1995 when his dream of opening a full time studio was realized. more»

Everett Says Time is Running Out to Apply for DEP’s Small Business Grants

August 24, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said small-business owners have until Sept. 6 to apply for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. “This is a solid grant program that is not only an aid to our small businesses, but for the overall environment as well,” said Everett.

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash

49 weeks 1 day ago

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash - Montoursville State Police say a 50-year-old woman sustained moderate injuries while she was a passenger on a motorcycle over the weekend. Trooper Paul McGee said Susan M. Templar, of Elmira, NY, was riding on a 2002 Harley-Davidson Heritage operated by Guy Templar, 52, on Sunday at 4 p.m. more»

NOT TOO LONG OR TOO DISAPPOINTING: Disney’s “Planes” does the job

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49 weeks 2 days ago

**1/2 (out of four)

It’s silly to object that Disney’s new “Planes” is a copy of “Cars”; the film acknowledges this at every turn.

Remarking that the film isn’t as good seems pointless, too; animated movies simply don’t get much better than “Cars.” more»

THE WAY, WAY BACK: Heroes and villains you can actually believe in

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49 weeks 2 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Ever notice that some adults seem less mature than their own children?

That’s one premise in “The Way, Way Back,” a funny, tender and painfully authentic beachside comedy. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County

49 weeks 2 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County - Montoursville Pennsylvania State Police report the following thefts which occurred this month throughout the county: more»

Sterngold Named Managing Editor of MetroMBA

49 weeks 6 days ago

Muncy High School alumnus David Sterngold was recently named as the managing editor of MetroMBA, a new Web-based service that provides inside information about MBA programs in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. David lives in Philadelphia. more»

MUCH ADO ABOUT MUCH ADO: Whedon does Shakespeare

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49 weeks 6 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Kenneth Branagh and Joss Whedon have switched places -- at least for now. more»

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy

50 weeks 1 day ago

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy - Pennsylvania State Police are seeking additional information in which a 38-year-old male was knocked from his bike by a motorist on a busy rural highway. Trooper Brian Evarts said Jeremy Cook was riding his bike in the 2700 block of Route 442, Muncy Creek Township on Aug. 10, shortly after 8:30 a.m. more»

Mutchler, Stephanie Marie

51 weeks 3 days ago

Stephanie Marie Mutchler

Stephanie Marie Mutchler, 23, of 1208 Weaver St., Montoursville, died Sunday, August 4,2013, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born May 27, 1990 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Richard D. Mutchler and Christine A. (Grenoble) Boyles. more»

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