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 report various incidents

1 year 1 week 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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1 year 2 weeks 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.

1 year 2 weeks 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»

Temple, John S.

1 year 3 weeks 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

1 year 3 weeks 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

1 year 4 weeks 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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1 year 4 weeks 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»

Various vehicle crashes reported

1 year 5 weeks ago

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

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: Hanks reinvents himself

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1 year 5 weeks 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»

Police report various crimes

1 year 6 weeks ago

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

Numerous burglaries reported in Lycoming County

1 year 6 weeks ago

Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Vehicle crash in Muncy

1 year 6 weeks ago

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

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

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1 year 6 weeks 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

1 year 7 weeks 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.

1 year 8 weeks 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.

1 year 7 weeks 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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1 year 8 weeks 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.

1 year 8 weeks 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»

CLOSED CIRCUIT: Low-key and creepy

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1 year 8 weeks 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

1 year 9 weeks 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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1 year 9 weeks 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

1 year 10 weeks 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”

1 year 10 weeks 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

1 year 10 weeks 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

1 year 11 weeks 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.

1 year 11 weeks 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

1 year 11 weeks 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»

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

1 year 11 weeks ago

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

Reitz, Donald J.

1 year 12 weeks ago

Donald J. Reitz

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

BLUE JASMINE: Woody and Cate make Oscar bait

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1 year 12 weeks 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

1 year 12 weeks 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.

1 year 12 weeks 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

1 year 12 weeks 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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1 year 12 weeks 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»

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash

1 year 14 weeks 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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1 year 14 weeks 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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1 year 14 weeks 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

1 year 14 weeks 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

1 year 14 weeks 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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1 year 14 weeks ago

***1/2 (out of four)

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

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy

1 year 15 weeks 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

1 year 16 weeks 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»

Stiger, John L. “Jake”

1 year 16 weeks 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

1 year 16 weeks 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

1 year 16 weeks 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

1 year 16 weeks 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.

1 year 16 weeks 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

1 year 17 weeks 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.

1 year 17 weeks 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

1 year 17 weeks 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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1 year 17 weeks 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 17 weeks 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»

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