South Williamsport

Literary Travel: Roald Dahl

July 16, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Welcome to the first part of our Literary Travel Series [...] more»

Staying in Touch with Family and Friends on Travel

July 15, 2013

By Jenna Conant

While you probably want to keep your family and friends [...] more»

Bailey, Sue A.

40 weeks 2 days ago

Sue A. Bailey

Sue A. Bailey, 66, of South Williamsport, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born November 7, 1946 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Boyd W. and Doris M. (Stepp) Kuns.

Sue enjoyed reading, sewing, crafting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. more»

Three Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Next Family Vacation

July 11, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Julie P. writes on behalf of The Parking Spot, the lead [...] more»

Photos: A Honeymoon in Cancun

July 10, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Earlier this year, I took part in #ExpediaChat, an hour [...] more»

Photos: 20 Inspiring Cityscapes Worldwide

July 9, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We can’t get enough of city skylines and views [...] more»

The Top 10 Best Mobile Apps for Travelers

July 8, 2013

By Georgette Eva

A few years ago, when my sisters and I decided to take [...] more»

7 Tips for Great Family Road Trips

July 3, 2013

By admin

James P.  writes on behalf of Allstate Motor Club, an a [...] more»

15 Breathtaking U.S. National Parks

July 2, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How many of America’s beautiful National Parks ha [...] more»

Faith Wesleyan’s “Change the World” Raises Funds for X-Ray Machine

July 1, 2013

By admin

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – “Hey mister, can you spare a dime? [...] more»

Little League Hosts Babe Ruth’s Granddaughter at Newly Reopened Museum

42 weeks 16 hours ago
Babe Ruth's granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti, speaks to three generations of visitors in front of the "Great Bambino's" complete, game-worn uniform at The World of Little League.

Babe Ruth’s granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti visited the newly reopened World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store today, which includes an exhibit devoted to her legendary grandfather. more»

Friday Roundup: Travel News and Inspiration

June 28, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Starting off with the best tweets this week from Connie [...] more»

Videos: 10 Strangest Animals Around the Globe

June 27, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

From adorable to unsettling, here are cute, funny, and [...] more»

The 8 Best Mobile Apps for Travel Writers

June 26, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

More and more travelers are bringing our most faithful [...] more»

15 Incredible Beaches Around the World

June 25, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How’s the weather where you are today? Even if it [...] more»

Travelling on your Doorstep: First Day in Leeds, England

June 24, 2013

By admin

By Sarah Jane Fanning Sarah Jane Fanning works on the m [...] more»

Photos: Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

Dowling, Dorothy E. (Shaffer)

43 weeks 3 days ago

Dorothy E. (Shaffer) Dowling

Dorothy E. (Shaffer) Dowling, 84, of English Center, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Oct. 7, 1928, in South Williamsport, and was the daughter of the former Clarence L. and Florence C. (Jackson) Shaffer. more»

A 16th Century Exclusive Women’s Club: The Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru

June 19, 2013

By admin

By Andreas Ambarchian Andreas Ambarchian is a freelance [...] more»

Live Blogging Prague and Istanbul: Summer 2013

June 18, 2013

By Connie Golding

Fifteen. That is how old I was when Istanbul first came [...] more»

Travel Insurance: A Necessity for Your Journey

June 17, 2013

By Marci Clark

When preparing for vacation there are a million things [...] more»

Jordan, Alexis Jade

44 weeks 2 days ago

Alexis Jade Jordan

Alexis Jade Jordan, 13, of South Williamsport, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Born April 1, 2000 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Lenny Dunkle and Paula Jordan.

Alexis was a student at South Williamsport Jr. High School, where she was a member of the Drama Club and played Saxophone in the school band. more»

World of Little League Museum

44 weeks 18 hours ago

On September 4, 2012, Little League® Baseball and Softball closed the doors of the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and started a $4.3 million renovation process. Nine months later, the organization is putting the finishing touches on the museum in preparation for an on-time grand reopening on June 15, 2013. more»

PASA Offers Organic Grain Workshop in Centre County

June 13, 2013

Sow the Grains of Knowledge: Organic Wheat, Spelt, Emmer & Einkorn Production
Workshop in Centre County for Grain Enthusiasts of All Levels
more»

Herritt, Sarah M.

44 weeks 5 days ago

Sarah M. Herritt

Sarah M. Herritt, of South Williamsport, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at the home of her daughter.

Born in Williamsport July 29, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Celia Wheeland Ogden. more»

Guest Post: A Day of Walking in Guernsey

June 12, 2013

By admin

By Jake Anderson Jake is an avid walker and loves explo [...] more»

First-Ever Australian Little League Baseball® Team Wins Its Way to Williamsport

44 weeks 3 days ago
The Perth Metro Central Little League team with the first-ever Australia Region Championship banner.

The 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series has its first Region Champion, and they’ve already made history. more»

Wright, Violet M.

46 weeks 5 hours ago

Violet M. Wright 

(April 23, 1937 - June 1, 2013)

Violet M. Wright, 76, of South Williamsport, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

New Interactive Touch Table at World of Little League

46 weeks 17 hours ago

This summer, World of Little League Museum visitors will be able to learn about any of the 7,000+ baseball leagues in roughly 90 countries around the world by tapping photos, playing fun trivia games and sending messages, in a unique interactive exhibit powered by the ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV), the Official Online League Management Provider of Little League® Baseball and Softball. more»

PASA Offers Renewable Energy Workshop in Bedford County

May 23, 2013

Micro-Hydro Can Be a Reliable, Low-Cost Supplement for Farms & Small Businesses more»

Five Job Hunting Tips to Use for Crowdfunding

May 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

By day I’m a travel blogger, and by night I’ [...] more»

Thompson, Joan E.

47 weeks 5 days ago

Joan E. Thompson

Joan E. Thompson, 70, of Montoursville, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Manor Care South.

Born July 14, 1942, in Williamsport, she was the daughter to the late Neil and Charlotte (VanHorn) Dauber.

Joan was a 1960 graduate of Loyalsock High School and loved spending time on her computer. more»

Little League Honors Area Seniors with Stotz Scholarship

48 weeks 22 hours ago
Hannah Merrifield (Hughesville High School) and Daniel Ma (Williamsport High School) were recognized as the top recipients at the 2013 Carl E. Stotz Scholarship Luncheon, each receiving $2,000 scholarships. Miss Merrifield and Mr. Ma are joined by Stephen D. Keener (far left), President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball; and Karen Stotz Myers (far right), the daughter of Little League Founder Carl E. Stotz.

When Carl E. Stotz founded Little League in 1939, he did so on the basis of character, courage and loyalty. These words are still found on the Little League Baseball and Softball insignia, and they are also the basis for the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship. more»

Team Bucket List: The Appalachian Trail

May 17, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Happy Friday! Each week a member of our team posts an i [...] more»

Bartolomeo, Joan R.

48 weeks 6 days ago

Joan R. Bartolomeo

(December 6, 1934 - May 12, 2013)

Joan R. Bartolomeo,78 of South Williamsport died Sunday May 12, 2013 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. more»

What’s the Funniest Thing You’ve Seen on Travel?

May 15, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We asked our friends on Twitter about the funniest scen [...] more»

Lance Van Auken

May 14, 2013
Lance Van Auken on WRAK

Radio Interview more»

Avoiding Common Travel Scams

May 14, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We’ve been stuck on travel safety lately–and as w [...] more»

Writing a Great Travel Story: Yet Another Class!

May 13, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We’re on a roll, you guys! Marci and Kim develope [...] more»

Mirabito ready to kickoff EMS Week 2013

48 weeks 6 days ago
Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport.

HARRISBURG, May 10 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. more»

Team Bucket List: Antarctica!

May 10, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

I have always, always, always wanted to visit Antarctic [...] more»

Even More Travel Writing Prompts for Your Enjoyment

May 9, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Writing prompts are the best! We’re featuring the [...] more»

Social Networking with Your Travel Blog: Our Newest Class!

May 7, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Announcing our newest class, Social Networking with You [...] more»

Combating Loneliness and Boredom on Solo Travel

May 6, 2013

By Kimberly Dreese

Here at Frayed Passport, we are exuberant advocates of [...] more»

Three Lessons to Have a Great Group Travel Experience

May 6, 2013

By Connie Golding

If you have ever embarked on a group travel experience, [...] more»

Umpires Selected for Nine Little League World Series

49 weeks 4 days ago

Little League Baseball and Softball announced today the 115 umpires who will be working the nine Little League World Series this summer. The Little League World Series schedule kicks off with the Big League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C. on July 24 and ends with the Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game in South Williamsport, Pa. on August 25. more»

Wilson, Catherine C.

51 weeks 1 day ago

Catherine C. Wilson

Catherine C. Wilson, 94, formerly of the 1800 block of Spring Run Road, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Rose View Center where she had been a resident the past seven years.

Born Nov. 20, 1918, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Freeman and Kathryn (Sautter) Craw. more»

Just Below Your Feet

April 30, 2013
Just Below Your Feet

Just Below Your Feet is Stephanie Bowen, right, and Sara Griggs more»

Indonesia: The Orangutans of Bukit Lawang

April 29, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

In 2010 I visited the village of Bukit Lawang on Sumatr [...] more»

Indonesia: The Orangutans of Bukit Lawang

April 29, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

In 2010 I visited the village of Bukit Lawang on Sumatr [...] more»

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