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.

Bower, James A.

36 weeks 13 hours ago

James A. Bower, 84, formerly of Muncy, PA, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in the Williamsport Home. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, February 26, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Katie A. (Steppe) Bower. more»

Police report various incidents

36 weeks 5 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Aug. 8 to Dec. 7, Police reported that unknown actors made entry into the home of Falisha Petruskevich, 26, of Williamsport, and stole numerous items, including Petruskevich's military issued Kevlar vest and helmet.  more»

Measures to Cut Size of the Legislature Pass House, Says Everett

December 18, 2013

HARRISBURG – Two bills that begin the process of reducing the size of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, House Bill 1234 and House Bill 1716, were passed by the House, co-sponsor Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today.

Smith, Wilma B.

37 weeks 3 days ago

Wilma B. Smith, 98, formerly of Hughesville, died Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Kramm Nursing Home, Milton.

Born March 28, 1915 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Frederick J. and Ida Mae Tallman Beilharz. Her husband of 41 years, Clifton E. Smith, preceded her in death on May 5, 1975. more»

Fry, Clair E.

37 weeks 6 days ago

Clair E. Fry, 86, of Muncy, died Wednesday December 11, 2013 at Manor Care North.

He was born May 14, 1927, in Williamsport a son of the late Walter R. and Alta (Fry) Fry. more»

Police report incidents

37 weeks 5 days ago

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

Daye, Michael E.

38 weeks 3 days ago

Michael E. Daye, 67, of Hughesville, died Saturday, December 7, 2013, at his beloved hunting cabin in Laporte.

Born May 29, 1946 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Robert W. and Margaret E. Daye. He and his wife, the former Jane L. O'Connor, celebrated 48 years of marriage on August 6, 2013. more»

State Police report various incidents

38 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

State Police report various incidents

38 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

12:57 a.m. Nov. 2, Police reported that Walter Steinbacher Jr., 50, of Montgomery, was charged with DUI following a crash on I-180 at Faxon. more»

Police report various incidents

38 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

3:35 a.m. Nov. 10, Police reported hat Matthew Bixler, 22, of Unityville, damaged the front door of Courtney Winder, 22, of Muncy. Bixler was arrested and charges have been filed.  more»

Police report various incidents

38 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Dog Licenses for 2014 Now Available, Says Everett

December 3, 2013

MUNCY -- Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today residents can now purchase dog licenses for 2014 from Lycoming County Treasurer Connie L. Rupert. State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year.

Police report various incidents

39 weeks 6 days ago

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

Former Muncy Resident Noah Sterngold Named the Most Valuable Soccer Player at Swarthmore College

40 weeks 2 hours ago

Former Muncy resident Noah Sterngold was named the Most Valuable Player in the ECAC DIII Men’s Soccer Championship last week as he led Swarthmore College to its fourth championship in the past four years (2 ECAC titles and 2 Centennial Conference titles). more»

Christmas Comes Early to the Muncy Historical Society with Reading

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40 weeks 2 hours ago

Children, parents and grandparents will be entertained with the reading of Clement Clarke Moore’s classic story, “The Night Before Christmas” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Muncy Historical Society’s meeting room, 40 N. Main St. more»

12 YEARS A SLAVE: “The American Holocaust” –- and an American Classic

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40 weeks 2 hours ago

****

Years ago, I heard a speaker refer to U.S. slavery as “the American holocaust.”

Anyone skeptical about that term should read Frederick Douglass’s 1845 autobiography -- or see “12 Years a Slave.”

But you’d better have a strong stomach.

Brutal, authentic and utterly enthralling, Steve McQueen’s film about Solomon Northup is a masterpiece. more»

Everett to Present Infant Safe Sleep Month Resolution at Williamsport Hospital

November 22, 2013

MUNCY – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) will present House Resolution 510, designating November as Infant Safe Sleep Month in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Education and Conference Center of Williamsport Hospital.

Various crimes reported by State Police

40 weeks 5 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

41 weeks 2 hours 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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42 weeks 2 hours 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.

42 weeks 2 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.

43 weeks 4 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

43 weeks 4 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

44 weeks 1 day 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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44 weeks 23 hours 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

45 weeks 3 hours ago

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

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Hanks reinvents himself

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45 weeks 4 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

45 weeks 5 days ago

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

Numerous burglaries reported in Lycoming County

45 weeks 6 days ago

Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Vehicle crash in Muncy

46 weeks 16 hours 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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46 weeks 4 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

46 weeks 6 days 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.

48 weeks 20 hours 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.

47 weeks 3 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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47 weeks 6 days 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.

48 weeks 18 hours 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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48 weeks 23 hours 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

49 weeks 4 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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49 weeks 4 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

50 weeks 9 hours 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”

50 weeks 2 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

50 weeks 4 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

50 weeks 5 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.

50 weeks 6 days 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

51 weeks 2 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.

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