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 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

1 year 42 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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1 year 42 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”

1 year 43 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.

1 year 43 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»

Feigles, Roger D.

1 year 43 weeks ago

Roger D. Feigles

(October 20, 1950 - September 28, 2012)

Roger D. Feigles, 61, of Muncy, died Friday, September 28, 2012, at his home.

Born October 20, 1950, he was a son of Donald and the late Alma Eichenlaub Feigles. more»

Lundy, Emma Rosanna

1 year 43 weeks ago

Emma Rosanna Lundy

Emma Rosanna Lundy, 93, of Warrensville passed away, Friday, September 28, 2012 at her residence.

She was born December 11, 1918 in Warrensville, the only child of Harry E. and Lillian M. Stroble Chaapel.

Emma married Lewis Leroy Lundy, April 5, 1941 in Hagerstown, MD and he passed away September 16, 1996. more»

The Mysterious World Of Virtual Volunteering

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December 31, 1969

Sensitive to harsh elements? Low on funds for travel? Work and other commitments keeping you from the volunteer projects of your dreams? Virtual volunteering may be the solution! more»

Schreiber, Nanette M.

1 year 43 weeks ago

Nanette M. Schreiber more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteer Capital Centre

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteer Capital Centre. Volunteer Capital Centre Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Saffel, Catherine Ruth

1 year 43 weeks ago

Catherine Ruth Saffel

(January 20, 1926 - September 25, 2012)

Catherine Ruth Saffel, Muncy, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at the home of her son, Wayne, after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Delbert Charles Saffel. more»

Partnership Preview: Volunteer Forever, Your Gateway To Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Earlier this month, I had the lucky opportunity to sit down with Billy Beltz and Steve Weddle, the creators of Volunteer Forever, a brand new volunteer abroad crowdfunding and research website. more»

Commonwealth Speaker, Civil War Historianto Portray Gen. George G. Meade

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1 year 43 weeks ago
Dr. Anthony Waskie specializes in the life of General George G. Meade.

The Muncy Historical Society will host the Commonwealth Speaker and nationally-recognized Civil War preservationist, Anthony Waskie, specializing in the life of General George G. Meade at the First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market Street, Sunday, October 14 at 2:30 pm. Doors open at 1:30. The presentation is free and open to the public. more»

Five Great Volunteer Abroad Opportunities For This Fall

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December 31, 1969

I don’t know about you, but after record-breaking heat waves this summer, I can’t be more excited for fall weather. It’s my favorite time of the year; in my neck of the woods, we’re all ready for pumpkin spice lattes, colorful scarves, apple cider, and hiking.Autumn volunteer opportunities - Volunteer Global more»

Nicholas, Woodrow Wilson

1 year 44 weeks ago

Woodrow Wilson Nicholas more»

Lycoming County Launches Discount Dental Program

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1 year 44 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

The Lycoming County Board of Commissioners is offering the National Association of County Officials (NACo) Dental Discount Program to provide residents with discounts on certain dental services and procedures when used at an approved provider. Information regarding the discount program is available at the County’s website at www.lyco.org. more»

Neufer, Dorothy M.

1 year 44 weeks ago

Dorothy M. Neufer more»

Volunteering For Emergency Response

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December 31, 1969

Volunteering for emergency response is one of the oldest and most popular types of domestic volunteering, but it also extends internationally in cases of disasters that necessitate emergency response. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteer Uganda School

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteer Uganda School.Volunteer Uganda School Kyabirwa - Volunteer Global more»

Pennsdale Haunted Barn, Hay Ride and Corn Maze

1 year 44 weeks ago

Come out for a night of frights at the Pennsdale Vol Fire Company's Haunted Barn, HayRide and new this year Corn Maze. Every Friday and Saturday Night in October from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

261 Village Road Pennsdale

http://www.pennsdalefireco.com

Service-Learning As A Nationwide Initiative: Join The Movement!

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December 31, 1969

Plenty of people have difficulty with distinguishing the difference between community service and service-learning. more»

Two Injured in Organized Motorcycle Ride in Lycoming County

1 year 45 weeks ago

Two Injured in Organized Motorcycle Ride in Lycoming County - PSP Montoursville released the names and conditions of two motorcyclists who were injured in the Sept. 11 motorcycle ride in Lycoming County. Timothy Jasper, 54, of Linden, and Darren Kahler, 44, of Williamsport, were both traveling west on Route 54 in Clinton Township around 6:30 p.m. more»

Really, Really Important Peanut Butter: Adventures In Customs

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December 31, 1969

“Mr. Lee? Sir, we can escort your item for you to the plane.”JIF Peanut Butter - Volunteer Global

I noticed that the tone of the woman’s voice was kind as it interrupted my thoughts. I managed a soft, courteous, but extremely confused “I’m sorry…” leaving my mouth half-open. more»

THE WORDS is worth a thousand pictures

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1 year 45 weeks ago
The Words

***1/2 (out of four)

I’m looking at the rottentomatoes.com rating for “The Words” and wondering if they saw the same movie I did.

Less than 20% of nationwide critics liked this tale of a struggling author who wins acclaim by using a manuscript found in an antique shop. more»

Weekend Roundup: September 14, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to our newest Weekend Roundup--we hope you had a great week! Seoul, South Korea - Volunteer Global

Announcements

Erin Budmayr has joined the Volunteer Global team as our Campus Program Development Intern--check out her bio here! more»

Volunteering In South Korea

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December 31, 1969

Imagine a country that for most of its existence was part of another and influenced greatly by other countries both in the region and around the world during times of imperialism—but that exists today with independence, and has been transformed into one of the world’s top 20 economies and enjoys one of the greatest standards of living in the region. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Thai Experience

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Thai Experience.Thai Experience - Volunteer Global more»

9/11 Memorial Ride: Never Forget

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1 year 45 weeks ago
A typical scene along the 911 Memorial Coalition ride: photo by Geri Schnure

Four days after the events of 9/11/2001, I made a promise to a small group of motorcycle riders that had gathered for the first memorial. That promise was that each year on the anniversary of the attack we would gather and ride in remembrance. more»

Reverse Culture Shock: What Changes When You Come Home?

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December 31, 1969

I was finally going home. After six beautiful full months living abroad, I would be returning back to my family, career, and rather dusty comfort zone. So much of me was excited; I was thrilled to be able to easily grocery shop again and couldn’t wait to taste my mom’s mashed potatoes. Still, a part of me felt uneasy. more»

Eichenlaub, Tracy Lee

1 year 46 weeks ago

Tracy Lee Eichenlaub

(November 15, 1961 - September 10, 2012)

Tracy Lee Eichenlaub, 50, of Muncy, died Monday, September 10, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room.

Born November 15, 1961, in Muncy, he was a son of the late John W. and Alice Pearl Winder Eichenlaub. more»

Cox, Evelyn G.

1 year 46 weeks ago

Evelyn G. Cox more»

Weekend Roundup: September 7, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, everybody! We hope you had a great week--fall's just around the corner, and we're excited to bring you our newest news, events, and posts from Travel Buddies and friends!Weekend Roundup for September 7, 2012 - Volunteer Global more»

Did Volunteering Change The Face Of The Olympics?

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December 31, 1969

This past Olympic season, we were all wowed by numbers. more»

Numerous Firearms Stolen from Hughesville Residence

1 year 46 weeks ago

Numerous Firearms Stolen from Hughesville Residence - PSP Montoursville continue to investigate a burglary that occurred in the middle of August in Wolf Township. Trooper Jonathan Houseknecht said between Aug. 14-16, someone entered the home of George Frantz, 58, of Beaver Lake Road. Once inside, multiple guns were stolen. more»

Miller, Clyde S. Jr.

1 year 46 weeks ago

Clyde S. Miller, Jr.

Clyde S. Miller, Jr., 77, of 6397 Armstrong Road, Muncy, passed peacefully into Eternal rest Thursday, September 6, 2012, at his home.

Born November 14, 1934, in Williamsport, Clyde was the son of the late Clyde S. and Sylvia E. (Houseknecht) Miller, Sr. more»

Society Program Focuses on the Civil War Submarine, C.S.S. Hunley

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1 year 46 weeks ago
Charleston, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2005) – Civil War Confederate submarine Hunley conservators Philippe de Vivies, left, and Paul Mardikian remove the first section of the crew’s bench at the Warren Lash Conservation Lab in the former Charleston Navy Shipyard, S.C. Archaeologists and conservators are hopeful that once the bench is removed, they will discover new Hunley artifacts. (Photo courtesy of Naval Historical Center.)

On Sunday, September 9 at 2:30 p.m., Barbie and Bush James will launch the fall schedule at the Muncy Historical Society’s 40 N. Main Street location. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Tolga Bat Hospital

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is the Tolga Bat Hospital. Located in Australia, this organization aims to protect bats and their habitats, educate the public about bats, research conservation practices, and more. Learn all about this great program in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business

1 year 46 weeks ago

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business - PSP Montoursville are examining camera surveillance from a nearby business and seeking additional information following a smash-and-dash burglary in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. more»

PREMIUM RUSH: An apt title for a movie filmed with 'lunatic bravado'

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1 year 46 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

The bike messenger in “Premium Rush” doesn’t have brakes -- and that pretty much describes the movie too.

From the opening scene, this movie kicks into high gear and never slows down till the credits roll. more»

2016 OBAMA’S AMERICA: Thought-provoking, but short on facts

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1 year 46 weeks ago

**1/2 (out of four)

In 2004, Michael Moore released his anti-Bush documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11,” partly in hopes of influencing that year’s Bush-Kerry election.

Dinesh D’Souza has a similar aim with “2016: Obama’s America.” more»

Youth Crime Watch: A Global Movement Dedicated To Protecting Young People

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December 31, 1969

Youth Crime Watch is a global movement that for over 30 years has been dedicated to establishing youth-led crime prevention and leadership programs in the United States and around the world.

Youth dialogue, classroom - Volunteer Global more»

Carey III, William J. “Butch”

1 year 46 weeks ago

William J. "Butch" Carey

William J. “Butch” Carey III, 68, of 406 Ansonia Court, Camillus, NY, and most recently of Golden Living Center-Mansion, Sunbury, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at Sunbury Community Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1943 in Elmira, NY, he was a son of the late William J. Carey, Jr. and Elizabeth C. (Madigan) Carey, who survives. more»

Guest Post: Volunteering At Nursing Homes For Seniors And Children--A Rewarding Experience!

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December 31, 1969

Today’s article is brought to you by Tom Hopkins. Tom is Editor in Chief for Minds Abroad, your informed counselor for study abroad and travel programs in China. Learn Mandarin in China and enrich your cross-cultural experience. more»

Hilner, Alice Louise

1 year 47 weeks ago

Alice L. Hilner 

(January 23, 1919 - September 2, 2012)

Alice Louise Hilner, 93, of Hughesville, died Sunday, September 2, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born January 23, 1919, in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late J. Monroe and Mary Ida Croman Phillips. Her husband of 42 years, William H. Hilner, preceded her in death on March 17, 1983. more»

Everett/Yaw Senior Expo to Be Held Tuesday, Sept. 11

1 year 47 weeks ago

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) will host a Senior Expo with Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Pennsdale Civic Center, 261 Village Road in Pennsdale.

“This is a new location for this event and Senator Yaw and I are both looking forward to seeing many residents in attendance,” said Everett. more»

Weekend Roundup: August 31, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Hello all, and happy Friday! Let's catch up on this week's news and events:

AnnouncementsVolunteering in Appalachia - Volunteer Global

Our photo contest is finished--check out the winning photos on our Facebook page! more»

Swartz, Rodger L.

1 year 47 weeks ago

Rodger L. Swartz more»

Brooklyn Man Jailed for Alleged PFA Violation in Muncy

1 year 47 weeks ago

Brooklyn Man Jailed for Alleged PFA Violation in Muncy - PSP Montoursville arrested a New York resident following an incident over the weekend in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Doebler said on Aug. more»

Volunteering In Appalachia: Providing A Beautiful American Region With Social, Economic, And Educational Assistance

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December 31, 1969

So you want to have an adventurous volunteer experience—and you’re probably visiting Volunteer Global right now because you want to go abroad. After all, there are many places throughout the world that are both unique and need the attention of volunteers so badly.

Appalachia mountain range - Volunteer Global more»

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