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.

Volunteering Abroad In South Africa

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December 31, 1969

Imagine living in a place that has 11 official languages, and the people have origins from all parts of the world—including Africa, Europe, and Asia, and the landscape is just as diverse as the people that inhabit it. The economy has begun to prosper, and is one of the only upper-middle incomes in the geographic region and the largest economy on the continent. more»

Volunteering Abroad For Women's Empowerment

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December 31, 1969

In most developing countries, women’s issues are of the utmost concern. Through empowering women in their communities, families have increased opportunities to escape poverty and end the traditional, misogynistic societies in which women and girls are sometimes treated as less than human.  more»

Bridinger, Edith H. Boston

2 years 2 weeks ago

Edith H. Bridinger 

(February 15, 1920 - November 8, 2012)

Edith H. Boston Bridinger, 92, of Picture Rocks and Montoursville, died Nov. 8, 2012, at the Bonham Nursing Home.

She was born on Feb. 15, 1920, in Williamsport, a daughter of the late Clarence C. and Eva Mae Reed Weaver. more»

Stolen Pepsi Soda Machine Recovered in Washington Township

2 years 2 weeks ago

Stolen Pepsi Soda Machine Recovered in Washington Township - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information concerning the theft of a soda machine that was stolen from a fire company in Washington Township. Trooper Matthew Lada said a Pepsi soda dispensing machine was removed from the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Company during the overnight hours of Nov. 3. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: VolNepal

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to VolNepal, our Travel Buddy of the Week! VolNepal Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Geocaching: Good For The Area, The Environment, And Everybody

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December 31, 1969

After hiking for two hours through thick brush, swamp, and more mosquitoes than I had ever seen before, we came to a lone pine tree that overlooked a spectacular view of the Arkansas River. Even though we had only gone a mile away from the trail that was familiar to me, I could have been miles away from home. more»

The Psychology Of Volunteering: 10 Reasons We Continue To Volunteer

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December 31, 1969

While it’s no secret that volunteering near and far supports the global community—and makes us feel just downright good—psychologists continue to study other reasons why people volunteer and how organizations are able to stay afloat, particularly those that rotate volunteers on a weekly or yearly basis. more»

CLOUD ATLAS: Three hours, three directors, six stories, several roles for every actor

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2 years 3 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

How would you like to see Hugh Grant as a savage cannibal? How about Hugo Weaving as a woman?

Tom Hanks with aboriginal facepaint? Hanks as a buck-toothed quack doctor? Or an expletive-spouting Welsh murderer?

“Cloud Atlas” has all this and more; the terms courageous and original come readily to mind. more»

Volunteering For Environmental Conservation Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Environmental conservation has become one of the fastest growing and most popular volunteer abroad projects available today. Organizations are popping up all over the world, searching for volunteers that share their passion for protecting the environment and the species that inhabit our world. more»

Jacobs, Linda D.

2 years 3 weeks ago

Linda D. Jacobs

Linda D. Jacobs, 64, of 123 Carpenter St., Muncy, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Nov. 27, 1947 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Guy and Harriet Stone. On Dec. 31, 1967 she married Chester M. Jacobs, who survives. more»

Volunteering Abroad In England

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December 31, 1969

Today's blog post is courtesy of Ben Smith. more»

Muncy hosts juried exhibition of fine arts, crafts

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2 years 3 weeks ago
Watercolor by artist Robert Olmstead

The sixth annual Regional Invitational Artists Exhibition and Sale will be held on Friday, November 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, November 3, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The show, at its new location, takes place in the Pennsdale Civic Center Social Hall, 261Village Road, Pennsdale, PA. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Esther Honey Foundation

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is the Esther Honey Foundation. Esther Honey Foundation logo - Volunteer Global more»

Zeisloft, William Wayne

2 years 3 weeks ago

William Wayne Zeisloft

(April 6, 1929 - October 31, 2012)

William Wayne Zeisloft, 83, of Muncy, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at his home.

Born April 6, 1929, in Montour County, he was a son of the late Joseph William and Marjorie E. (Shultz) Zeisloft. He and his wife, the former Vivian Mae Crist, celebrated 61 years of marriage on July 17, 2012. more»

Woman Assaulted at Interstate 180 Highway Ramp in Muncy Creek Township

2 years 3 weeks ago

Woman Assaulted at Interstate 180 Highway Ramp in Muncy Creek Township - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information regarding a report of indecent assault that occurred last week in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Joel Miles said on Oct. more»

Skills Matching And Volunteering Abroad: Find The Best Program For You!

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December 31, 1969

At Volunteer Global, a big part of what we do is help prospective volunteers find the perfect placement abroad. While some people have a very specific idea of where they would like to volunteer, or else what kind of project they want to work with, others aren't so ready to make a decision. more»

Tome, Robert C.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Robert C. Tome

(June 8, 1933 - October 29, 2012)

Robert C. Tome, 79, of Muncy, died October 29, 2012 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

He was born in West Grove, a son of the late Cecil C. and Rebecca (Thackary) Tome. July 19, 1954, he married Alice L. Jamison, who survives. more»

How Volunteering Can Prevent Bullying In Schools And Boost Community Morale

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December 31, 1969

We all know volunteering provides many great benefits for the host community. From improving education standards in schools to providing adequate healthcare to an entire city, volunteering is an essential component to growth in communities all around the world.Bullying more»

Smith, Doris M.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Doris M. Smith

(December 8, 1933 - October 27, 2012)

Doris M. Smith, 78, of Muncy died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Rose View Center, Williamsport.

She was born December 8, 1933, in Milton, a daughter of the late William Grant and Mary Edna Aunkst Crawford. August 2, 1951, she married the late Ernest M. Smith, Jr., who died March 26, 2009. more»

Cutting Your Volunteer Trip Short

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December 31, 1969

Ok—let’s say you had the opposite experience from last Thursday’s post on extending your volunteer trip. For whatever reason, you’ll need to cut your trip short. Maybe you have an emergency back home, or maybe things just really aren’t working out for you or for anyone else at your project site. more»

Webb, James A.

2 years 4 weeks ago

James A. Webb

(August 2, 1944 - October 25, 2012)

James A. Webb, 68, of Hughesville, died Thursday, October 25, 2012, at his home.

Born August 2, 1944, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Arthur D. and Josephine E. Shaffer Webb. He and his wife, the former Carol B. Keiser, celebrated 29 years of marriage on September 3, 2012. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Cultural Destination Nepal

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Cultural Destination Nepal. Cultural Destination Nepal logo - Volunteer Global more»

Tractors Stolen From Business in Muncy Creek Township

2 years 4 weeks ago

Tractors Stolen From Business in Muncy Creek Township - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information following a theft in Muncy. Trooper Douglass Hoffman said three antique metal pedal tractors and a wagon were stolen from in front of Clark Trucking LLC on Industrial Parkway sometime over a five day period last week. more»

Five Questions To Ask Before Booking Your Volunteer Trip

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December 31, 1969

Since a lot of this website focuses on international volunteerism, I’ll change things up today and focus on US based volunteering. more»

How To Volunteer For Biological Research

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December 31, 1969

I am always excited to see people volunteer to gain more experience in their discipline. While there are many good, altruistic reasons to volunteer abroad, I’m always impressed by people who are able to see the thousands of volunteer abroad projects around the world as open doors to professional experience. more»

Ohnmeiss, June M. “Sis”

2 years 5 weeks ago

June M. “Sis” Ohnmeiss, 52, of 2981 Quaker Church Road, Muncy, died Monday, October 22, 2012 at her residence.

 Born July 6, 1960 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Cora (Hepburn) Tubbs. On June 30, 1979, she married Ken Ohnmeiss, who survives. Together they observed 33 years of marriage. more»

Bock, Valerie J.

2 years 5 weeks ago

Valerie J. Bock 

(September 15, 1951 - October 22, 2012)

Valerie J. Bock, 61, a resident of Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing, passed away on October 22, 2012.

Valerie was born in Washington DC on September 15, 1951 a daughter of Robert and Helen Bock.

Surviving is a sister Susan H. Bock of Williamsport. more»

Robbins, Myron Leo Jr.

2 years 5 weeks ago

Myron Leo Robbins, Jr.

(April 28, 1939 - October 21, 2012)

Myron Leo Robbins Jr., 73, of Unityville, died Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born April 28, 1939, in Jordan Township, Lycoming County, he was a son of the late Myron L. Sr. and Velma V. Robbins. more»

Derr, Samuel (Sam) James

2 years 5 weeks ago

Samuel James Derr (Sam) more»

All About Environmental Movements And Their Impact On Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Ancient civilizations were concerned about it. Development and modernization inexplicably degraded it to the point that complete restoration is impossible. It sustains all life, yet human life degrades it continuously. more»

Temple, Donald E. (Donnie)

2 years 5 weeks ago

Donald E. Temple

(January 30, 1945 - October 18, 2012)

Donald E. (Donnie) Temple, 67, a resident of Picture Rocks, PA, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in the Gatehouse at Williamsport, PA.

Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Tuesday, January 30, 1945, he was the son of the late Morris D. and Geraldine (Allen) Temple. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Merazonia

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Merazonia. Merazonia logo - Volunteer Global more»

How To Network While Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

When most people picture themselves volunteering abroad, they usually don't think about how their project relates to professional development. But what could be more professional than gaining new skill sets, using your expertise to do meaningful work, and making valuable contacts in your field? That's right—networking. more»

Guest Article: Archaeology Vacations

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December 31, 1969

Today's article is brought to you by Robin Van Auken. As a historical archaeologist, Robin specializes in promoting history, archaeology and preservation. She works with museums and non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, public and private schools, and avocational archaeology groups. more»

Lowe, Ralph L.

2 years 6 weeks ago

Ralph L Lowe

(November 12, 1953 - October 14, 2012)

Ralph L. Lowe, 58, of Picture Rocks, died Sunday, October 14, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born November 12, 1953, in Muncy, he was a son of June and the late Brady Lowe.

He and his wife, the former Beverly A. Gavitt, celebrated 19 years of marriage on May 22, 2012. more»

Muncy Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk, Kids' Fun Run, Fall Festival

2 years 6 weeks ago

The Muncy Ward L. Myers Elementary School will host the Second Annual Muncy Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk, Kids' Fun Run and Fall Festival. Proceeds from this event will be used to continue to support programs, activities and supplies offered for the students of Ward L. Myers Elementary School. more»

Berwick Driver Sustains Major Injuries in Muncy Creek Township Rollover

2 years 6 weeks ago

Berwick Driver Sustains Major Injuries in Muncy Creek Township Rollover - Montoursville State Police say a 26-year-old man is listed in serious condition following an accident in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Joel Miles said Walton E. Hunsinger, of Berwick, was operating a cement truck on Oct. 9 around 3:18 p.m., traveling westbound on Route 180. more»

Gray, Roger E.

2 years 6 weeks ago

Roger E Gray

(November 15, 1931 - October 12, 2012)

Roger E. Gray, 80, of Pennsdale, died Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born November 15, 1931, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Edgar and Naomi Hall Gray. His wife of 58 years, the former Shirley J. Fry, preceded him in death on January 7, 2011. more»

Volunteering For Youth Engagement: Helping Young People Become Global Citizens

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December 31, 1969

While some say the measure of a country’s greatness is though examining the treatment of the poor or the weak, or even through its biodiversity, it is becoming more popular amongst those in the social justice, development, and political worlds to measure a country’s greatness based on the way it treats its children.Teenage boys - volunteering for youth empowerment - Volunteer Global more»

Stroll through Historic Muncy Homes

2 years 5 weeks ago
This chap at Creative Necessities is one of many Muncy residents looking forward to welcoming visitors on the 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, Oct. 21. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Casas De La Esperanza

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Casas de la Esperanza. Casas de la Esperanza - Volunteer Global more»

Internships Abroad: Where To Go, What To Do, And How To Get Started

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December 31, 1969

I am so excited for Volunteer Global’s new intern abroad programs. more»

Volunteering With A Political Campaign: What You Can Do And How To Get Started!

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December 31, 1969

'Tis the season—the election season, that is! As the 2012 election gets closer, so does the frenzy with which candidates campaign across the United States. Since people are campaigning right now for nearly every level of government, there is a huge variety in the type of work that you can do as a volunteer and where you can do it. more»

Weekend Roundup: October 5, 2012

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December 31, 1969

News & EventsVolunteering in Canada- Volunteer Global

Our friends at Volunteer Forever officially launched their crowdfunding and review platforms last month. more»

Volunteering Abroad In Canada: A Look At Three Organizations Providing Service Projects Nationwide

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December 31, 1969

Looking for a volunteer abroad experience that provides all the comforts of speaking English or French, while also staying rooted in North America? Interested in serving populations and programs that are oftentimes overlooked in developed societies, but crucial to the social justice of the country’s inhabitants? more»

Boatman, Jacque Lou

2 years 7 weeks ago

Jacque Lou Boatman

Jacque Lou Boatman, 68, of 1337 Tom Hill Hollow Road, Muncy, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteering To Learn

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteering To Learn.Volunteering To Learn Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Muncy Artists' Work on Display in Everett’s Harrisburg Office

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2 years 7 weeks ago
Muncy artists David M. and Gretchen H. Moyer

Following a successful artwork display at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Muncy artists David M. and Gretchen H. Moyer now have some of their work on display at the State Capitol office of Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) in Harrisburg. more»

Want To Take An Alternative Break? Here's What You Can Do!

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December 31, 1969

Erin Budmayr recently joined the Volunteer Global team as our Campus Program Development intern. A senior at the University of South Dakota, Erin is helping us develop our campus partnership programs. more»

Three Urban Volunteer Abroad Opportunities

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December 31, 1969

Have you noticed that most volunteer abroad programs you’ll look at take place in rural or remote areas? What about those programs taking place in larger cities? What’s available, and how can you get there?Washington, DC - Volunteer Global more»

Eiswerth, Melvin L. “Butch”

2 years 8 weeks ago

Melvin L. “Butch” Eiswerth

Melvin L. “Butch” Eiswerth, 51, of Williamsport, died suddenly Saturday, September 29, 2012 at his home.

Born March 6, 1961 in Williamsport, he was a son of Judy and Henry Eiswerth. more»

Snyder, Daniel L. Sr.

2 years 8 weeks ago

Daniel L Snyder

(June 24, 1947 - September 28, 2012)

Daniel L. Snyder, Sr., 65, of Hughesville died Friday, September 28, 2012 at Manor Healthcare, North, Williamsport. He was born June 24, 1947, in Williamsport, a son of the late john W. and Marjorie (Boyles) Snyder. more»

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