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I went to Wildwood Cemetery last weekend to see the flags go up on Veterans' graves. Among the Forget-Me-Not flowers, songbirds and grave markers, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Marine Families, VFW (#844) and other volunteers tramped up and down the quiet hills with armfuls of small American...
Most people know that having a fall injury such as a hip fracture can be devastating, to both the patient and to his or her family. But many people do not know that there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of falling. Healthy Steps for Older Adults is a new program to help people prevent...
Jean E. Myers, 96, formerly of South Williamsport and a resident of Rose View Center, passed away there on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Jean was born in Williamsport on Jan. 28, 1920, a daughter of John and Edna (Rice) Stroup. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish and retired from Tetley...
Truman Marshall “Babe” Neece, 75, of South Williamsport, passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Sunday, July 17, 2016.  Born in Montoursville, he was the second of four sons to Chester and Gladys (Mull) Neece. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers,...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – In celebration of the Independence Day holiday, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will offer a number of fun activities including FREE admission to participants. On Monday, July 4, admission to the Museum will be FREE to anyone 17 years old and younger...
Kenneth L. “Ken” Bower, 89, of South Williamsport, passed away at home on Monday, June 27, 2016 after a lengthy illness. Born November 15, 1926 in South Williamsport, he was the son of Eva Mae (Dietrick) and Daniel H. Bower.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Kathryn Bower Raymond...

The Springer Family: (L-R) Lena, Nicole with her son Bryce, George III, Laura, and George Jr. Image provided.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Forty years ago, George Springer Jr. had the opportunity to compete in the 1976 Little League Baseball® World Series, with his teammates from Forestville (Conn.) Little League. That experience evolved into a lifetime commitment to the Little League® program, and, along...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA (June 1, 2016) – Ten years before the first Little League® game was played, the cover of theSaturday Evening Post featured a father and son playing ball. The artwork for the Post cover on June 1, 1929, originally titled “Batter Up” and later renamed “Dad at Bat,” was painted...
The permanent closure of a section of Sylvan Dell Road in Armstrong Township, Lycoming County, is scheduled for the week of June 6, weather permitting. A section of the road will be closed at Route 15 and extend north and then west for one mile to the intersection with Old Montgomery Pike Road. The...

The group of recipients at the 2016 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship Award Luncheon. Back Row (Left to Right): Connor Pardoe (Williamsport), Benjamin Thomas (Jersey Shore), Angelo Barberio (Muncy), Michael Karschner (Hughesville), Donavan Keen (South Williamsport), and Stephen D. Keener, Little League President.Front Row (Left to Right): Lybi Westover (Williamsport), Heather Merrifield (Hughesville), Gabriella Winder (Montgomery), and Mikela Hoffman (Loyalsock). Not pictured: Olivia Pierce.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.  – Since 1994, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship. At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 19, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors,...

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