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.

Stiger, John L. “Jake”

51 weeks 11 hours ago

John L. "Jake" Stiger 

(January 16, 1939 - August 6, 2013)

John L. “Jake” Stiger, 74, of Hughesville, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. more»

Ciaravino, Baldassare

51 weeks 1 day ago

Baldassare Ciaravino

(November 15, 1923 - August 5, 2013)

Baldassare Ciaravino, 89, of Muncy, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business

51 weeks 19 hours ago

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business - Montoursville State Police said a driver was not injured over the weekend following a one-vehicle accident in Muncy Township. Trooper Travis Doebler said shortly before 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. more»

Fuller Jr., Samuel Henry

51 weeks 3 days ago

Samuel Henry Fuller Jr.

Samuel Henry Fuller Jr., 88, of Pennsdale, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at his home.

Born Feb. 9, 1925 in Muncy, he was a son to the late Samuel H. Fuller Sr. and Henrietta Barto Brown. He was married April 23, 1949 to Loretta Mary Shadle, who passed away April 10, 2005. more»

Pittenger, Alberta V.

51 weeks 2 days ago

Alberta V. Pittenger

(July 16, 1935 - August 4, 2013)

Alberta V. Pittenger, 78, of Muncy, died Sunday, August 4, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized

51 weeks 5 days ago

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized - Property belonging to a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness church was damaged last month in Lycoming County, say Montoursville State Police. Trooper Daniel Young said two air conditioner units were shot at the 773 Cemetery Road facility sometime between July 23-25. Anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700. more»

Norton, Hoyt H.

52 weeks 15 hours ago

Hoyt Herbert Norton

(October 15, 1935 - July 30, 2013)

Hoyt H. Norton, 77, of Muncy died Tuesday July 30, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital, Skilled Nursing Unit.

He was born October 15, 1935, in Jasper, NY a son of the late Chet and Kathryn (Madison) Norton. more»

Hall, Frances Shipman

51 weeks 6 days ago

Frances Shipman Hall

Frances Shipman Hall, 90, of 113 New St., Muncy, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Susquehanna Health Nursing and Rehab Center, Muncy. more»

Muncy Announces Quilt Challenges, Winners of 2013 Quilt Show

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51 weeks 5 days ago
Beverly Bennett, Montoursville, received high honors for her quilt, “Josh’s Favorite Things,” as the judges’ selection for Best of Show and Best Original Design at Muncy Historical Society’s 2013 Quilt Show.

Muncy Historical Society announced the theme of the 2014 and 2015 Quilt Challenges at its ninth annual quilt show, as well as the award winners of the 2013 quilt contests. more»

R.I.P.D. No life among the dead

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1 year 18 hours ago

** (out of four)

“R.I.P.D.” is a mash-up of romance, sci-fi, mystery, action, cops, comedy, cowboys and zombies.

This mix may have worked in the graphic novels that served as the movie’s source -- but on screen it flops. more»

Waiting for 'The Way, Way Back': A Round-up of Sam Rockwell

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1 year 4 days ago

In case nobody noticed, this summer looks a bust at the movies.

Yes, the new “Star Trek” and “Iron Man” were solid; so was “Now You See Me.” But costly hopefuls like “Man of Steel” and “Lone Ranger” were, to say the least, disappointing; and “Pacific Rim” just opened in third place -- behind two sequels. more»

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger

1 year 4 days ago

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger - A 19-year-old man  sustained injuries after being hit by a vehicle operated by a Montoursville driver early this morning. more»

Metzger, Sarah E.

1 year 1 week ago

Sarah E. Metzger

(September 5, 1938 - July 18, 2013)

Sarah E. Metzger, 74, a resident of Muncy, PA, formerly of Huntersville, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013 in the Geisinger Medical Center at Danville, PA.

Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Monday, September 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late John and Martha (Puderbaugh) Summers. more»

Hartman, Mabel I.

1 year 1 week ago

Mabel I. Hartman

Mabel I. Hartman, 81, of Muncy, and recently a resident at Kramm’s in Milton, died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. more»

Gundrum, John Harry

1 year 1 week ago

John Harry Gundrum

John Harry Gundrum, 95, of 270 Ridgecrest Circle, Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg, with his wife by his side. more»

LeClair, Linda Marie

1 year 2 weeks ago

Linda Marie LeClair

(August 25, 1960 - July 13, 2013)

Linda Marie LeClair, 52, of Muncy, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Muncy Historical Society Announces Quilt Schedule for Aug. 24

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1 year 2 weeks ago

Muncy Historical Society has announced the Quilt Schedule for August beginning with a workshop, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be both educational and hands-on. more»

Muncy to Host 9th Annual Quilt Show, Challenge

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1 year 2 weeks ago

The quaint and beautiful river town of Muncy once again is the setting for the Muncy Historical Society’s annual Quilt Show. Slated for July 19-20, visitors will have the opportunity to view antique and contemporary quilts at the Quilt Show to be held at Muncy Elementary School, 125 New Street. more»

THE LONE RANGER: Flat, deadpan, just a little horse

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1 year 2 weeks ago

**1/2 (out of four)

“The Lone Ranger” is rarely boring, but it isn’t a whole lot of fun either. more»

LeClair, Linda Marie

1 year 2 weeks ago

Linda Marie LeClair

(August 25, 1960 - July 13, 2013)

Linda Marie LeClair, 52, of Muncy, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Castruita, Sr., Marco A.

1 year 2 weeks ago

Marco A. Castruita, Sr.

Marco A. Castruita, Sr., 35, of 144 W. Water St., Muncy, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at his home.

Born October 25, 1977 in Quintana Roo, Mexico, he was a son of the late Enrrique Castruita, Sr. and Josefina Moreno. He and his wife, April C. Montesdeoca, have celebrated 12 years of unity. more»

Hetzel, Elbert “Butch” Elwood

1 year 2 weeks ago

Elbert “Butch” Elwood Hetezel, 68, of Muncy, formerly of Easton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home with his wife and family by his side. more»

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide

1 year 2 weeks ago

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide - Montousville State Police say a 15-year-old girl is recovering from a suicide attempt that took place on the Fourth of July in Muncy Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said the teen was discovered by another resident at Ashler Manor shortly before 1 p.m. and sought help before the girl was still conscious. more»

Buck, Edna Marie

1 year 3 weeks ago

Edna Marie Buck 

(October 16, 1927 - July 8, 2013)

Edna Marie Buck, 85, of Muncy died July 8, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy

1 year 3 weeks ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy - A 56-year-old man from Turbotville was transported to Geisinger Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle in Muncy Creek Township on July 4. Trooper Daniel Young said the accident occured shortly before 11:45 a.m. more»

Walton, Alberta E.

1 year 3 weeks ago

Alberta E. Walton, 93, of 3750 Rt. 220 Highway, Hughesville, and formerly of Mechanic St., Muncy, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the Susquehanna Health Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at the Muncy Valley Hospital. more»

LaRose, Sgt. John C.

1 year 4 weeks ago

Sgt. John C. LaRose

Sgt. John C. LaRose, 50, of 530 S. Market St., Muncy, died Monday, July 1, 2013 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Emporium. more»

Muncy Community Mourns the Death of State Trooper

1 year 3 weeks ago
Sgt. John C. LaRose

Residents of Lycoming County--Muncy in particular--are mourning the death of one of its own after learning of a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Cameron County.  more»

Weaver, George D.

1 year 4 weeks ago

George D. Weaver

George D. Weaver, age 67, 68 S. Main St., Hughesville, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013 in HCR - ManorCare North, Williamsport. He had been in failing health for several years. more»

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash

1 year 3 weeks ago

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash - A 50-year-old Lycoming County man is dead following an afternoon crash yesterday in Cameron County. Cpl. Sean Batterson of the Emporium State Police barracks said around 3:25 p.m. July 1, John C. Larose, of Muncy, was traveling eastbound on Route 120, approximately one mile west of the village of Cameron. more»

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township

1 year 4 weeks ago

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township - One man is dead and a second was taken into custody following a reported shooting in Lycoming County. Trooper Jennifer McMunn said shortly before 12:30 a.m. this morning, June 27, state police were dispatched to 59 Wither Hollow Lane for a shooting. more»

Noonan, Marsha Kim

1 year 5 weeks ago

Marsha Kim Noonan 

(July 5, 1955 - June 24, 2013)

Marsha “Kim” Noonan, 57, of McEwensville, died Monday, June 24, 2013 at her home. more»

MAN OF STEEL: Ignorance and Apathy

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1 year 5 weeks ago

** (out of four)

A recent joke asks, “What’s the different between ignorance and apathy?”

Answer: I don’t know, and I don’t care.

That pretty much sums up my reaction to “Man of Steel,” the new Superman update from director Zack Snyder. more»

Snyder, Marjorie

1 year 13 weeks ago

Marjorie V. Snyder

Marjorie V. Snyder, 81, of Muncy went to be with her heavenly father on Friday, April 26, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at her home.

She was born April 13, 1932 in Williamsport, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Shank-Strouse) Mumma. more»

Snyder, Harold LaRue

1 year 6 weeks ago

Harold LaRue Snyder

Harold LaRue Snyder, 85, of Heatherbrook Estates, Muncy, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

Historical Society, Kiwanis Golf Tourney Benefits Heritage Park

1 year 6 weeks ago

The Vintage Course at White Deer Public Golf Course was an ideal setting for this year’s co-sponsored 2013 Muncy Cup golf event. more»

Style over Substance -- but what great style!

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1 year 7 weeks ago

NOW YOU SEE ME
*** (out of four)

“Now You See Me” is a pretty much case of style over substance.

But what style! more»

Wright, Violet M.

1 year 8 weeks ago

Violet M. Wright 

(April 23, 1937 - June 1, 2013)

Violet M. Wright, 76, of South Williamsport, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

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1 year 8 weeks ago
Zoe Saldana is Nyota Uhura, who must choose between her love for Spock, played by Zachary Quinto, and the good of her team.

Movie No. 12 and Still Going Strong

***1/2 (out of four)

Quick -- think of a franchise where later entries are among the best.

Maybe Dr. Who; maybe Sherlock Holmes; maybe 007, who’s taken on new life with Daniel Craig. more»

Historical Societies Launch Second Passport to History Program

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1 year 9 weeks ago
Muncy Historical Society

Eleven Lycoming County historical museums have partnered together for the second “Passport to History” Program which runs from June 1 to August 3. more»

Reynolds, Ruth Louise

1 year 10 weeks ago

Ruth Louise Reynolds, 78, of 890 Allen Drive, Muncy, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at her home. more»

Whitmoyer, Gloria A.

1 year 10 weeks ago

Gloria A Whitmoyer

(February 10, 1944 - May 18, 2013)

Gloria A. Whitmoyer, 69, of Muncy was ushered into glory on May 18, 2013 after an extended illness, while being cared for at the Gate House in Williamsport. more»

Foust, Mildred L. “Millie”

1 year 10 weeks ago

Mildred L. “Millie” Foust

Mildred L. “Millie” Foust, 82, of Muncy, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

GOLDEN GATSBY: DiCaprio opens up the book

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1 year 10 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

Imagine a lovely, gold-leaf, hardback copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”

Now imagine getting hit over the head with it, firmly and repeatedly.

That’s how the first 20 minutes feels in Baz Luhrmann’s glitzy new film version of the 1925 classic. more»

IRON MAN 3: Box-office glory despite some flaws

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1 year 10 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

“Iron Man 3” has one great strength and one liability:

The script. more»

Muncy Historical Society Dedicates Its Heritage Park, Nature Trail

1 year 10 weeks ago
Bill Poulton, Muncy Historical Society president, serves as a tour guide for Lycoming College students at the Muncy Heritage Park and Nature Trail.

The Muncy Historical Society will dedicate its Heritage Park and Nature Trail at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at the park’s location, 601 Pepper Street. more»

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport

1 year 11 weeks ago

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport - Williamsport Police say a black male sustained gunshot injuries on Saturday, May 11. Captain Tim Miller said police were dispatched to 931 Park Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim at that location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 23-year-old black male with an apparent gunshot wound to his lower left leg. more»

Hospital Marks Three Decades of Annual Lawn Party

1 year 11 weeks ago

The 30th annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party is scheduled Saturday, June 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the hospital, 215 East Water Street. more»

Toland, Annette

1 year 12 weeks ago

Annette Toland

(December 22, 1916 - May 6, 2013)

Annette Toland, 96, formerly of Muncy, died May 6, 2013, in Raritan, New Jersey.

Born December 22, 1916, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Florence Boglivo Schiavo. Her husband, James Toland, preceded her in death on January 27, 2007. more»

Ryder, Myron R. (Red)

1 year 11 weeks ago

Myron R. Ryder

(September 3, 1926 - May 10, 2013)

Myron R. (Red) Ryder, 86, a resident of Muncy, PA, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Texas Man Jailed Following Muncy Traffic Stop

1 year 11 weeks ago

Texas Man Jailed Following Muncy Traffic Stop - A 21-year-old Roma, Texas man was jailed after it was discovered he was driving under the influence of alcohol and was carrying a firearm without a license. PSP Montoursville Trooper Justin Rososchil said shortly before 2 a.m. more»

Sheets, Beatrice L. “Tiny”

1 year 12 weeks ago

Beatrice L. "Tiny" Sheets 

(May 23, 1926 - May 3, 2013)

Beatrice L. “Tiny” Sheets, 86, of Eagles Mere, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

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