South Williamsport

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»

Fornwalt, John A.

1 year 12 weeks ago

John A. Fornwalt, 94, of E. 5th Ave. South Williamsport, died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at his home.

Born Dec. 4, 1918 in South Williamsport, he was a son of the late David and Pearl (Yohe) Fornwalt. more»

World of Little League to Feature Items from Carl E. Stotz Archives

1 year 12 weeks ago
Karen Stotz Myers stands next to a photo of her father, Carl Stotz, founder of Little League Baseball, taken while he was a youth playing on the St. John's Lutheran Sunday School Baseball League. (Photo courtesy of Pennie Vanderlin)

Seventy-five years ago, during the summer of 1938, Williamsport resident Carl E. Stotz hit upon an idea that would become the world’s largest and most respected organized youth sports program. more»

Guest Article: Be A Traveler, Not A Tourist

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December 31, 1969

Today's blog is brought to you by Paige Soucie. She is the founder and CEO of Soucie Holdings LLC, a digital marketing business specializing in content writing and social media. She has a passion for cooking, writing, traveling and learning. Soucie received degrees in Journalism and Political Science, and a minor in Spanish from Arizona State University. more»

Little League Baseball and Softball Bolsters Communications Staff

1 year 13 weeks ago
LLB hires New Director of Media Relations and Web Development Manager.

Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball announced today the addition of Brian McClintock, Director of Media Relations, and Mike Weslosky, Web Development Manager, to the Communications Department at Little League International in South Williamsport, Pa. more»

Bausinger, Beatrice E. "Peggy"

1 year 14 weeks ago

Beatrice E. "Peggy" Bausinger

Beatrice E. "Peggy" Bausinger, 77, of South Williamsport passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Home.

She was born November 25, 1935, in Williamsport the daughter of William M. and Esther Q. (Hinkel) Keaner.

Peggy was the wife of the late William A. Bausinger who passed in 1969. more»

Williams, Eleanor L.

1 year 14 weeks ago

Eleanor L. Williams

Eleanor L. Williams, 85, of South Williamsport, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Market Your Travel Blog on Pinterest

April 16, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

For those of you who are totally new to it (or at least [...] more»

Market Your Travel Blog on Pinterest

April 16, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

For those of you who are totally new to it (or at least [...] more»

Bird, Arlene

1 year 14 weeks ago

Arlene Bird, 79, of Montoursville, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born October 24, 1933, she was a daughter of A. Wayne Hickoff and Madeline T. (MacDonald) Hickoff-Gardner. She married Douglas Bird and would have celebrated 53 years together June 18th. more»

Interview: Volunteering in Nigeria

April 15, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

In this interview, Erick talks to Shannon about her tim [...] more»

Interview: Volunteering in Nigeria

April 15, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

In this interview, Erick talks to Shannon about her tim [...] more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Project Hawai'i

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Project Hawai'i, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Regel, William R.Jr.

1 year 15 weeks ago

William R. Regel Jr. 

(July 12, 1955 - April 8, 2013)

William R. Regel Jr., 57, formerly of Valparaiso, Ind., and a resident of South Williamsport, died April 8, 2013, at The Gatehouse surrounded by family. more»

Doane, Pamela R.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Pamela R. Doane

Pamela R. Doane, 59, of Cogan Station, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 surrounded by her family, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born July 10, 1953 in Williamsport, she was a daughter to Howard and Irene (Jones) Henne. She was preceded in death by her father in 2001. more»

South Williamsport Driver Charged With Alleged Assault Following Dispute

1 year 17 weeks ago

South Williamsport Driver Charged With Alleged Assault Following Dispute - PSP Montoursville filed simple assault and harassment charges against a 20-year-old man following a verbal argument with another motorist. Trooper Travis Pena said David Setser, 344 George Street, South Willilamsport, and William Bejamin Macinnis, Jr., 39, of 329 W. more»

Curchoe, Ruth M.

1 year 19 weeks ago

Ruth M. Curchoe

(September 5, 1912 - March 12, 2013)

Ruth M. Curchoe, 100, formerly of Washington Blvd., passed away peacefully at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville, on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. more»

Firearms, Jewelry Stolen From Loyalsock Township Residence

1 year 17 weeks ago

Firearms, Jewelry Stolen From Loyalsock Township Residence - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information regarding a burglary that occurred earlier this month in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Joel Miles said between 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on March 14, someone broke a basement window and entered the residence of Albert Stopper, 1004 Bonair Drive, Williamsport. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: ArtCorps

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to ArtCorps, our Travel Buddy of the Week! more»

Decker, Mary C.

1 year 18 weeks ago

Mary C. Decker

Mary C. Decker, 87, of Williamsport, went to be with her Lord Friday, March 15, 2013 at her home.

Born July 8, 1925 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Covert) Forney. more»

Moon, James E.

1 year 18 weeks ago

James E. Moon

James E. Moon, 69, of Williamsport, died March 13, 2013 at his home.

Born May 28, 1943 in Williamsport, he was a son of Edward and Irene (Stewart) Moon.

He married Carol A. Wright on April 11, 1964 and celebrated 48 years together. Jim retired from Plankenhorn Braid Works after 25 years of service. more»

Holt, H. Patricia (Pat)

1 year 18 weeks ago

H. Patricia (Pat) Holt,

H. Patricia (Pat) Holt, 84, of Williamsport, passed away March 14, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born June 8, 1928 in York, she was a daughter to the late Lloyd and Evelyn (Sipe) Aldinger. more»

Chin, Joyce M.

1 year 18 weeks ago

Joyce M. Chin

Joyce M. Chin, 84, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at ManorCare South. She was born April 20, 1928, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Joyce worked as a seamstress and also for the American Heart Association. She enjoyed crafts and being with her family. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Abroad China

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Abroad China, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Raise the Region 2013

1 year 20 weeks ago

FCFP, First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, is holding a fundraiser, Raise the Region 2013, on March 12, 2013. Raise the Region 2013 is a 24-hour online fundraising event. more»

Prato, Peter Anthony

1 year 21 weeks ago

Peter Anthony Prato

(April 20, 1930 - February 20, 2013)

Peter Anthony Prato, 82, South Williamsport, died Wednesday Feb. 20, 2013, at Sycamore Manor Health Center.

Pete was born in Williamsport on April 20, 1930, a son of Anthony and Margaret Casale Prato. more»

County-Wide Reassessment Under Way

1 year 21 weeks ago

The Board of Assessment Appeals for Lycoming County plansto consider adoption of a resolution on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. that begins the process for a County Wide Reassessment. Public comment will be accepted during that meeting. The last county-wide reassessment was conducted in 2004.  more»

Kriner, John “Scott”

1 year 21 weeks ago

John “Scott” Kriner, 64, of South Williamsport, died Friday, February 22, 2013 at his home.

Born April 13, 1948, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Leon and Geraldine (Tacka) Kriner.

Scott married Loretta Carlton and celebrated 21 years together.

He graduated from Williamsport Area Community College with a degree in engineering and worked for Svedala for 15 years. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Real Gap Experience

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Real Gap Experience, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Perry, Margaret Louise

1 year 22 weeks ago

Margaret Louise Perry

Margaret Louise Perry, 83, of Riverside Drive, South Williamsport, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home.

Born and raised in South Williamsport on June 6, 1929, she was a daughter to the late Jacob L. and Margaret L. (Dagitz) Probst.  more»

From Piranha Soup to Curry Grasshoppers: A Short Guide to Unusual Foods Around The World

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December 31, 1969

Now my purpose of this article is not to put you off going to any of these destinations. We all know that volunteering broadens your horizons. But how about broadening your tastes and tickling your taste buds with some unique and, dare I say it, “unusual” local dishes? more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Moroccan Children's Trust

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to the Moroccan Children's Trust, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Tucker, Helen J.

1 year 22 weeks ago

Helen J. Tucker

Helen J. Tucker, 90, of Williamsport went home to her Lord and Savior Wednesday, February 13, 2013. She was surrounded by the family that she so fiercely loved.

She was born January 8, 1923 in Williamsport, the daughter of Howard W. and Edith (Frymire) Smith.

All who knew her will remember her as a devoted mother and (nanny dear) grandmother. more»

Lee Sr., William L.

1 year 22 weeks ago

William L. Lee, Sr.

William L. Lee, Sr., 65, of Pine Street, Cogan Station, died Wednesday. Feb. 13, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born Oct. 7, 1947 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Mary (Gardner) Lee. He was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Brown. more»

World of Little League: New Museum, New Name, New Look

1 year 23 weeks ago

In a little more than four months, a “new” museum will open at the Little League International Complex.

To go along with the $4 million renovation of the Little League Museum, the facility now has a new name and a new logo as well. Hours of operation will be expanded, and it will be open seven days a week. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Center for Women and Families

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to The Center for Women and Families, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Little League International Receives $300K Grant

1 year 23 weeks ago

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is proud to grant $300,000 to Little League International (Little League) through the Williamsport Lycoming Impact Fund. Since its creation in 2002, the Impact Fund has granted $1,225,000. more»

Seven People Involved in Three-Vehicle Crash in Clinton County

1 year 23 weeks ago

Seven People Involved in Three-Vehicle Crash in Clinton County -  A 41-year-old woman from Mill Hall sustained unknown injuries and was transported to Geisinger Medical Center via Life Flight following a crash in Bald Eagle Township Wednesday evening. more»

Ditch Those Destination Jitters!

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December 31, 1969

You have arrived at your volunteer destination.  Your heart is beating 100 miles an hour. You're double-checking that you haven’t left anything behind on the bus, train or car. Maybe your hands are sweaty. Those butterflies in your stomach must be doing somersaults in double time. Don’t worry!

These symptoms that you are experiencing actually have a label: excitement! more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Condortrekkers

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Condortrekkers, our Travel Buddy of the Week!Condortrekkers logo more»

State Police File Alleged DUI Charges Against Numerous Lycoming County Residents

1 year 24 weeks ago

State Police File Alleged DUI Charges Against Numerous Lycoming County Residents - PSP Montoursville filed alleged DUI charges against the following people: more»

Ottenmiller, John R. Jr.

1 year 24 weeks ago

John R. Ottenmiller, Jr.

John R. Ottenmiller, Jr., 57, of Williamsport, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born June 8, 1955 in Williamsport, he was a son of John, Sr. and Margaret F. (Lomison) Ottenmiller. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: EDventure International

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to EDventure International, our Travel Buddy of the Week!EDventure International logo more»

Hamilton, Filomena Jo “Filly”

1 year 25 weeks ago

Filomena Jo “Filly” Hamilton

Filomena Jo “Filly” Hamilton, 55, of Williamsport, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Williamsport Hospital.

Born Aug. 5, 1957 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Marotta) Taddeo.

She worked at Ott Packaging and GTE Sylvania. more»

Chilson, James M. Sr.

1 year 26 weeks ago

James M. Chilson Sr.

James M. Chilson Sr., 72, of South Williamsport, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born July 30, 1940, in Blossburg, he was a son of the late Melvin C. and Eleanor (Barrlett) Chilson. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Teach Huaraz Peru

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Teach Huaraz Peru, our Travel Buddy of the Week!Teach Huaraz Peru logo more»

Kohler, Linda P.

1 year 26 weeks ago

Linda P. Kohler

Linda P. Kohler, 62, of Cogan Station, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.

Born March 19, 1950 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Durkee) Sherwood. She married William H. Kohler, Jr. and celebrated 23 years together on November 29th. more»

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