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The official dates for the 2017 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved recently at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors. “I am pleased to announce the Board of Directors has approved the schedule for our seven World Series tournaments in 2017...
Janet E. Ardell, 79, of South Williamsport, died Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Surviving is her husband of 61 years, Charles W. Ardell. Born December 9, 1936, in Hepburnville, she was a daughter of the late James L. and Pearl E. (Kline) Doane. Janet and...
The World of Little League®Museum will be hosting its annual Kids’ Day on Saturday, November 19, at the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store in South Williamsport. Co-hosted by WVIA Public Media, Pittston, and partially funded by a grant administered by the...
Merril E. Beck , 76, of South Williamsport, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Friday, October 21, 2016 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Born May 30, 1940 in Williamsport, he was a son of Leo P. and Ethel J. (Knarr) Beck. He...
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...

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