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.

McKee, Howard B. "Hook"

3 years 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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»

Stover, Freda L.

3 years 18 weeks ago

Freda L. Stover, 82, a resident of Meadowbrook Road, Muncy, went to be
with her Lord on Sunday, March 20, 2011 in the Muncy Valley Hospital.

Born in Montgomery, Lycoming County, on Saturday, December 8, 1928,
she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Sadie (Miller) Nuss. more»

Overnight Storm Creates Havoc in Lycoming County

3 years 18 weeks ago

Overnight Storm Creates Havoc in Lycoming County – An overnight snowstorm during the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 23 resulted in a number of trees down and power outages throughout Lycoming County, and sending crews from various fire departments and emergency personnel to the following incidents: more»

Pennsylvania Outdoor Life Expo in Muncy

3 years 18 weeks ago

The Pennsylvania Outdoor Life Expo 2011 will take place at the Lycoming Mall on Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26, beginning 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday, March 27 11a.m. to 5 p.m. more»

Careless Driving Under Investigation in Muncy Creek Township

3 years 18 weeks ago

Careless Driving Under Investigation in Muncy Creek Township – PSP Montoursville continue investigating an act of careless driving that damaged property on East Penn Street around 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 20 in Muncy, investigator Douglass E. more»

Baseball Mystery Knocks One Out of the Park

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3 years 19 weeks ago

Baseball and murder make a deadly combination in this hard-hitting
novel by Mike Reuther. Set against the backdrop of a small Pennsylvania
city, this mystery makes for gritty suspense, page-turning action,
colorful characters, and a tough detective. more»

Vehicle Vandalized in Loyalsock Township

3 years 19 weeks ago

Vehicle Vandalized in Loyalsock Township – Investigations continue in an act of criminal mischief responded to by PSP Montoursville between the overnight hours of 9:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, March 11 into Saturday, March 12. Trooper Paul McGee said a vehicle belonging to Beth Miller, 28, of Williamsport, was vandalized in an alleyway off the 1200 block of Tinsman Avenue. more»

Cumulative Impacts of Gas Drilling

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**Cumulative Impacts***
John Quigley, former Secretary of the PA Department of Conservation and
Natural Resources, was recently dismissed from his post by Governor Corbett.
Last week, in a message to Victoria Switzer of Dimock, Quigley had this to
say about the gas industry’s plans for Pennsylvania:

Hughesville Driver Injured in Two-Car Collision

3 years 19 weeks ago

Hughesville Driver Injured in Two-Car Collision – PSP Montoursville reports that a Hughesville driver sustained minor injuries after being struck behind by another Hughesville driver. The accident occurred in Loyalsock Township on Wednesday, March 16, shortly after 2 p.m., investigator Daniel Young said. Rodney L. more»

Montour Preserve Newsletter (Spring)

3 years 19 weeks ago

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“Hating the Fat” in Muncy

3 years 19 weeks ago

A former historic hotel and gathering place for senior citizens has once again been brought to life in the business district of Muncy borough. The building, which formerly housed the Moran Hotel and the more recent Meck Senior Center, had been listed with Prudential-Hodrick Williamsport for the last few years, and will now house a fitness center. more»

Three Brush Fires Reported in Lycoming County

3 years 19 weeks ago

Three Brush Fires Reported in Lycoming  County  –  Lycoming County Communications Center reported the following incidents on Friday March 18: more»

Crews from various fire departments and emergency personnel responded to the following incidents

3 years 19 weeks ago

Crews from various fire departments and emergency personnel responded to the following incidents on Thursday, March 17:
•    10:02 a.m., fire alarm, city of Lock Haven, Clinton County; city responded. more»

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