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.

Police Investigate Inmate’s Death

3 years 18 weeks ago

Police Investigate Inmate’s Death – PSP Montoursville responded to SCI Muncy in Clinton Township on Wednesday, April 20. Trooper Matthew Sweet said police responded to investigate the death of inmate Tonya Marie Green. Preliminary investigations indicated that Green had on-going medical problems and was pronounced dead shortly after noon on Wednesday. more»

Knaur, Richard M.

3 years 18 weeks ago

Richard M. Knaur, 71, of Bastress, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at his home.
     
Born November 10, 1939 in Williamsport, he was a son of Raymond and Jean (Winner) Knaur.

He was a 1959 graduate of Williamsport High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was chairman of Eureka Paper Box Corporation
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Police Jail Jersey Shore Man

3 years 18 weeks ago

Police Jail Jersey Shore Man – PSP Montoursville charged a Jersey Shore man for fraudulently obtaining prescription medicine and identity theft over a two-month period. more»

Mort, Yancy James

3 years 18 weeks ago

 Yancy James Mort, 40, a resident of 2151 Main Street, Dewart, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

He was born in Allentown, PA, on Tuesday, July 28, 1970 and was a 1988 graduate of Salisbury High School at Allentown.

Yancy proudly served during the Gulf War as a Lance Corporal with the U.S. Marines. He was self-employed. more»

Susquehanna Striders Exceed One Million Mile Mark, Celebrate Milestones

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3 years 18 weeks ago
Susquehanna Striders Honored for Mileage Milestones Several members of Susquehanna Striders were honored recently for attaining 10,000 and 5,000 mileage milestones. Pictured left to right: Mary Smith, Joan Hoover, Jonnie Stahl and Winifred Odell. Not pictured: Faith Brook, William Griess, Donna Lannen, Valerie Schon and David Sechler.

Susquehanna Striders, sponsored by Susquehanna Health and The LifeCenter™, Lycoming Mall, recently recognized nearly a dozen members for attaining top mileage status and for reaching 5,000 and 10,000 mileage milestones. Since the program’s inception in 1996, members have logged a collective total of 1,074,000 miles. more»

Montgomery Man Victim of Device Fraud

3 years 18 weeks ago

Montgomery Man Victim of Device Fraud – PSP Montoursville report an incident of access device fraud in Washington Township. Trooper Samuel J. Edwards said an unknown individual acquired a 47-year-old man’s Disney Chase Visa credit card number by unknown means between the hours of 8:08 a.m. and 8:47 a.m. on Saturday, April 9. more»

Police Continue Investigations in Montgomery Teen’s Death

3 years 19 weeks ago

Police Continue Investigations in Montgomery Teen’s Death – PSP Montoursville released the toxicology reports of a fatal car accident involving a Montgomery teen two months ago. Trooper K. Samuel Fishel said Justin Fuller’s blood alcohol content was 0.187 percent at the time of the crash which took his life on February 5. more»

Spring Plow Day at Sones Museum in Muncy

3 years 19 weeks ago

Cool temperatures in the 50s and a 40 percent chance of precipitation will greet visitors this Saturday at the annual Spring Plow Day in Muncy Creek Township. more»

Retail Theft at T.J. Maxx

3 years 19 weeks ago

 Retail Theft at T.J. Maxx – Investigations are ongoing in a case of retail theft which PSP Montoursville say occurred last Wednesday, shortly before 4 p.m. Trooper Sean A. Cooney said an unknown black male stole approximately $568.81 worth of merchandise from T.J. Maxx. The man then fled the 1734 East Third Street business in an unknown direction, Cooney said. more»

Landman's manual exposes deception

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**“Do not discuss the chemicals”*
*Lessons from the landman’s handbook*
The story of the "Landman’s Manual" hit the Interxnet with a flourish last
week. Many of you may have seen this from other news sources and listservs.
First, a bit of background. The term landman refers to an agent hired by a

Heavy Rain an Issue

3 years 19 weeks ago

Heavy Rain an Issue - Local fire departments and emergency responded to the following incidents due to the heavy rains the area received on Saturday April 16:
•    5:10 a.m., oil spill, 101 Pool Road, Montoursville; Montoursville dispatched more»

Crews from local fire departments

3 years 19 weeks ago

Crews from local fire departments and emergency personnel responded to the following incidents on Friday, April 15:
•    12:15 a.m., 1251 Fox Hollow Road, Williamsport; Williamsport Bureau of Fire and Susquehanna Health System EMS responded. more»

Burglary in Limestone Township

3 years 19 weeks ago

Burglary in Limestone Township – PSP Montoursville reported a burglary which occurred over a four-day period in Limestone Township. Between the hours of 1 p.m. and 10 p.m., an unknown individual entered the residence of Kimberly J. Zellers, 53, of 748 Middle Road, Jersey Shore, Trooper Schrawder said. more»

McKee, Howard B. "Hook"

3 years 19 weeks ago

Howard “Hook” B. McKee, 80, of 554 Old Glade Run Road, Muncy, died Thursday, April 14, 2011 at home.

Born Sept. 27, 1930 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Jacob Maurice and Naomi Fay (Myers) McKee. On June 10, 1949, he married the former Dolores Mae Delaney, with whom he shared 56 years until her death on March 1, 2006.
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Teen Sustains Minor Injuries in Collision

3 years 19 weeks ago

Teen Sustains Minor Injuries in Collision – PSP Montoursville say a 16-year-old Williamsport female sustained minor injuries on Tuesday, April 5 following an accident in Loyalsock Township. Investigator David Walker said the accident occurred shortly before 8 a.m. as the teen was stopped on Westminster Drive, attempting to turn left onto Lincoln Drive. more»

Kahler, Donald K.

3 years 19 weeks ago

Donald K. Kahler, Sr., 86, of 36 N. Fourth St., Hughesville, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at the Gatehouse in Williamsport. more»

Buck, Robert L.

3 years 19 weeks ago

Robert L. Buck, 87, of 9340 State Rt. 54, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. 

Born July 29, 1923 in Muncy Creek Township, he was a son of the late Frank A. and Rose Ella (Harmon) Buck. On September 30, 1950 he married the former Margaret L. “Mag” Reynolds, who survives. His death breaks a 60 year marital union. more»

Thompson, Katherine E.

3 years 19 weeks ago

Katherine E. Thompson, 95, of Hughesville, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Lehigh Center.
Born April 5, 1916, in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Simon Ashkar. Her husband of 58 years, Paul E. Thompson, preceded her in death on June 1, 2005. more»

Aggravated Assault at The Lodge

3 years 20 weeks ago

Aggravated Assault at The Lodge – PSP Montoursville report an incident of aggravated assault to a Williamsport man who was trying to help an intoxicated friend. David C. Bean, 38, arrived at The Lodge Bar and Grill, 2019 East Third Street, Loyalsock Township, shortly before midnight on Sunday, March 27, to pick up a friend, Trooper Samuel J. Edwards said. more»

Kraus, Roxannah M.

3 years 20 weeks ago

Roxannah M. Kraus, 98, formerly of Laporte, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock.
Born November 28, 1912, in Nordmont, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Llewellyn and Mary Ryder Little. Her husband of 65 years, Gerald E. Kraus, preceded her in death on January 8, 1999. more»

Fracturing Our Future?

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*Fracturing Our Future?***
Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, Texas, knows all about the risks that
drilling and transporting natural gas can pose to human health and safety.
In order to protect his family’s health, Calvin has given up both his
position and his home and has moved off the Texas Barnett Shale. These

West Fourth Street Now Open

3 years 20 weeks ago

Due to a fire in Downtown Williamsport, West Fourth Street, which had been closed from Market Street to Pine Street, is now open. more»

Susquehanna Health Family Health Fest Scheduled April 16 at Lycoming Mall

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3 years 20 weeks ago

Susquehanna Health’s Family Health Fest will be held Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The LifeCenterTM, Bon-Ton/JC Penney wing of the Lycoming Mall. more»

Visitors Bureau Travel & Tourism Grants Announced at Reception on April 7; Over $100,000 to be Granted

3 years 20 weeks ago

The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau will be recognizing the recipients of the 2011 Lycoming County Travel and Tourism Grants at a reception on Thursday, April 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Capitol Lounge at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport.  more»

Five Below, Ulta Beauty to Open in Muncy

3 years 20 weeks ago

Two new stores will share one roof in Lycoming County in the near future.

Unconfirmed sources say that a Five Below store and an Ulta Beauty store will share square footage at 350 Lycoming Crossing Plaza in Muncy Township. more»

ATV Collides with Motorcycle on Rose Valley Road

3 years 20 weeks ago

ATV Collides with Motorcycle on Rose Valley Road – PSP Montoursville report two drivers sustained major to minor injuries following a collision on Saturday, March 26, around 12:30 p.m. Investigator Brandon L. Schrawder said John E. O’Conners, 68, of Trout Run was life-flighted to Geisinger Medical Center after sustaining major injuries while Tanner J. more»

Pisha, Elizabeth T.

3 years 20 weeks ago

Elizabeth T. Pisha, 92, of 80 Springlake Crest, Watsontown, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Kramm’s Nursing Home in Watsontown, where she resided since 2005.

Born August 8, 1918 in Lansford, Carbon County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Balog) Zinchak.  Her husband of 49 years, Barney V. Pisha, preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1991. more»

Man Charged After Striking Child

3 years 21 weeks ago

Man Charged After Striking Child – PSP Montoursville charged a Trout Run man with simple assault and other related charged that occurred last month at 5189 Route 14 highway, Lewis Township. Trooper Jennifer Jackson said George Camp is accused of striking a 2-year-old female with a paddle, forcing her to drink alcohol and kicking the child a span of times between March 6-7. more»

Rent-A-Center Theft

3 years 21 weeks ago

Rent-A-Center Theft – PSP Montoursville report a Loyalsock Township business recorded a theft of leased property on Friday, April 1. Trooper Troy F. more»

Hughesville Site of Central Susquehanna Oil & Gas Expo

3 years 21 weeks ago

Expos are a way for local business owners and entrepreneurs to interact with industry and share information on their services and products. The Central Susquehanna Oil and Gas Expo does that and more. more»

Senator Casey Calls for Help Regarding Natural Gas Explosions in Pennsylvania

Senator Casey Calls for Help Regarding Natural Gas Explosions in
Pennsylvania
Is it really that bad? Ask Senator Robert Casey. On March 28, 2011,
Senator Casey wrote a letter to Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of the U.S.
Department of Energy, voicing concern over the increasing number of home
explosions caused by natural gas and the increasing number of contaminated

Muncy Man Life Flighted Following Police Chase

3 years 21 weeks ago

Muncy Man Life Flighted Following Police Chase – PSP Montoursville say a  Muncy man sustained moderate injuries after fleeing from state police and flying 100 feet through the air. Joseph Little, 24, of 1635 Route 442, Muncy, failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway near Wallis Road, Moreland Township, while traveling east on Route 442 on Sunday, April 3, shortly after 2:30 p.m. more»

Driver Cited in Muncy Township Crash

3 years 21 weeks ago

Driver Cited in Muncy Township Crash -  PSP Montoursville say a Pennsdale driver sustained minor injuries after he lost control on a snow-covered roadway on Thursday, March 31. Investigator Russel Ramin said Derek R. Powers, 29, was driving a 2004 Ford F-150 southbound on Heidi Gray Road, Muncy township around 5:30 a.m. more»

Hughesville Accident Results in Moderate Injuries, Citations

3 years 21 weeks ago

Hughesville Accident Results in Moderate Injuries, Citations – PSP Montoursville say two passengers sustained injuries and were taken to Muncy Valley Hospital for treatment, while its driver received several citations following a two-vehicle crash on Route 220. Investigator Douglass E. Hoffman said the crash occurred on Wednesday, at 3:17 p.m. as Brent M. more»

Click It or Ticket, Woof-Woof

3 years 21 weeks ago

Harrisburg--Today Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign into law legislation designed to keep dogs safer when traveling in motor vehicles.

Passing the Pennsylvania State House and Senate by wide margins this new law will among other things require dog owners to purchase specially designed car seats to properly restrain their pets. more»

Wolf Township Theft

3 years 21 weeks ago

Wolf Township Theft – PSP Montoursville say theft by unlawful taking and access device fraud were reported over a 15-day period earlier this month. Trooper Paul McGee said between the hours of 11:22 a.m. and 5:52 p.m., March 1 through March 16, an unknown person stole Hughesville resident Melinda Boings’ debit card and made unauthorized bank transactions with it. more»

Van Horn, Ruth Ann

3 years 21 weeks ago

Ruth Ann Van Horn, 78, of 642 Fogelman Rd., Muncy, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at her home.

Born December 10, 1932 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late William J. R. and Dorothy (Sheets) Murray.
 
She and her husband of 56 years Chalmer C. Van Horn, were married August 14, 1954. more»

Crews from area fire departments and emergency personnel

3 years 21 weeks ago

Crews from area fire departments and emergency personnel responded to the following incidents on Tuesday, March 29:
•    1:33 a.m., smoke in structure of 229 West Fourth Street, Williamsport; Williamsport Bureau of Fire and MICU 1-91 responded. more»

Williamsport Physician Honored With Scholarship Fund

3 years 21 weeks ago

The Joseph R. Calder, Jr., MD Scholarship Fund, an endowed scholarship fund at the Williamsport Lycoming Community Foundation (WLCF), provides scholarships to students who reside in Lycoming County and are pursing education in the medical field. more»

Williamsport Lycoming Community Foundation Announces Nearly $139,400 Available to Area Students

3 years 21 weeks ago

The Williamsport Lycoming Community Foundation (WLCF) has announced that nearly $139,400 in scholarships will be awarded to area students for the 2011-2012 academic year.  Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from school districts in the following counties:  Bradford County, Clinton County, Lycoming County, Mifflin County, Northumberland County, and Sullivan County. more»

Road Rage Episode in Clarkstown

3 years 22 weeks ago

Road Rage Episode in Clarkstown – PSP Montoursville report a case of criminal harassment in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Daniel L. Young said an unknown white male got into a road rage incident with 25-year-old Jessica Carey, near the 2800 block of Route 442, Muncy Creek Township on Sunday, March 27, around 6 p.m. more»

No Injuries Reported in Shrewsbury Township Crash

3 years 22 weeks ago

No Injuries Reported in Shrewsbury Township Crash – PSP Montoursville say that two occupants in a 2007 Ford Focus were not injured while traveling on snow covered Route 220. Investigator James R. Doane Jr. said Cainna M. Conrad, 19, of Carlisle, was negotiating a left curve in the 10000 block of Route 220 around 5:44 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, when she lost control. more»

Williamsport Horsepower Harley Davidson Art Show Results

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3 years 22 weeks ago

Results from the Horsepower Harley Davidson First Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition on Saturday, March 26 are as follows:
 
Awards:
First Place: Steve Buggy "Low Light," oil painting
Second Place: Casey Gleghorn "After the Long Ride Home," mixed media
 
Third Place: Terry Wild  "Nippenose Valley Ride,"  photography
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Special Notice to the residents of South Williamsport and Armstrong Township

Special Notice to the residents of South Williamsport and Armstrong Township
Carole Livorno, an RDA member from South Williamsport, requests that
everyone in South Williamsport and Armstrong Township go to a Zoning Board
meeting at South High School, Monday, March 28, 7:00 PM. Carole founded
Concerned Citizens of Armstrong Township and South Williamsport to organize

Vermilya, J. Lewis

3 years 22 weeks ago

J. Lewis Vermilya, 93, of 215 E. Water St, Muncy, died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born March 25, 1918 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Lynn H. and Edna Ruth (Gulliver) Vermilya. On Nov. 2, 1968, he married the former Irene J. Wilmott, who preceded him in death on Jan. 13, 2004, after 35 years of marriage. more»

Cogan Station Driver Sustains Minor Injuries

3 years 22 weeks ago

Cogan Station Driver Sustains Minor Injuries – A Cogan Station woman sustained minor injuries after pulling out of Hoss’s restaurant on East Third Street, Loyalsock Township. PSP Montoursville investigator Michael G. Shipman II said around 3:44 p.m. on Friday, March 25, Ladonna M. Grossnickle, 41, leaving the parking lot, turned left onto Route 2014 as Brendan O. more»

Coulston, Jeffrey L.

3 years 22 weeks ago

Jeffrey L. Coulston, 59, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011.

Born October 17, 1951, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Thomas and Norma Kurtz Coulston.

Jeff was a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Marines. He was currently employed with Nortz as a truck driver and he enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his son. more»

Maryland Driver Crashes in Muncy Creek Township

3 years 22 weeks ago

Maryland Driver Crashes in Muncy Creek Township – PSP Montoursville says no injuries were sustained in a one-vehicle crash which happened around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23 on Interstate 180 in Muncy Creek Township. Investigator Derron M. Farber said the driver, William S. more»

Edwards, Clara

3 years 22 weeks ago

Clara Edwards, 92, formerly of 406 S. Main St., Muncy, died Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Mill Gardens at Midland Park, NJ.

Born February 14, 1919 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Ross and Mildred (English) Edwards. more»

Scam Warning in Loyalsock Township

3 years 22 weeks ago

Scam Warning in Loyalsock Township – PSP Montoursville are warning the general public to be cautious of a scam involving a 73-year-old male residing in Mount Royal Heights, Loyalsock Township. Trooper Troy F. more»

Muncy Lifters Earn Second in Competition

3 years 22 weeks ago

Muncy Lifters Earn Second in Competition - A seven-man team of brawn and muscles from Muncy High School arrived at West Perry High School last Saturday in hopes of breaking records and bringing home trophies at a weight-lifting competition. What the team did bring home, however, was second place in the tournament, and satisfaction of being the only team representing Lycoming County. more»

Montgomery Man a Fatality in Armstrong Township Collision

3 years 22 weeks ago

Montgomery Man a Fatality in Armstrong Township Collision – PSP Montoursville Trooper Samuel J. Edwards reports that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in last evening’s automobile crash that claimed the life of a Montgomery man. more»

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