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.

Derr, Samuel (Sam) James

1 year 44 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)

1 year 44 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.

1 year 45 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

1 year 45 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

1 year 45 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.

1 year 45 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

1 year 45 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

1 year 47 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 47 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 47 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 47 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 47 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 47 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 48 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 48 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 48 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 48 weeks ago

Woodrow Wilson Nicholas more»

Lycoming County Launches Discount Dental Program

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1 year 48 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 48 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 49 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 49 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 49 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 50 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 50 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 50 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»

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