*Dear RDA Members,* Three weeks ago, the PA House and Senate each passed, by strong majority votes that fell predominantly along party lines, SB1100 and HB 1950, two bills that amount to posting a “Welcome, Weasels and Foxes” sign on the hen house that is our state. Our explanation of the subject is rather lengthy
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members, Happy Thanksgiving to all! Mixed in with disappointment at the certification of the MARC I pipeline project and disgust with pathetic timidity of both houses of the legislature last week, was something to be very thankful for: the Delaware River Basin Commission's decision to cancel a scheduled vote on natural gas
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 23, 2011) – Little League International today announced the full list of significant changes that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2012, to the policies, rules and regulations of the program. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 23, 2011) - Little League International today announced the full list of significant changes that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2012, to the policies, rules and regulations of the program.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 22, 2011) – The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum will be open during its normal hours over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The museum will be open this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2011) – Sean Farawell has been named the Assistant Director of Little League’s Central Region, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The Central Region office, the Reuben F. Glick Little League Center, is located in Indianapolis, Ind. more»
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members and any former military psy-ops officers who now work for the gas companies monitoring us, In this vital week for the future of Pennsylvania, we focus on an upcoming seminar, a crucial need for public comment, a lousy piece of legislation and a rally in State College.
PSP Montoursville reported the following incidents in Lycoming County:
HARASSMENT – On Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m., Michael James Harman Jr., 39, of 201 Woodward St. Williamsport, shot Tara Marie Fillman in the leg with a BB. Fillman, 18, of 820 Funston Ave. Williamsport, was with Harman at the time of the incident, Trooper Jared R. King said. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 14, 2011) – The dates and sites for the eight Little League World Series tournaments in 2012 were approved Friday by the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 14, 2011) – Fred Welser, a Little League volunteer since 1988, has been named the Tournament Director for the Big League Softball World Series, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. more»
Little League International staff members, From left, Patrick W. Wilson, Daniel Kirby, Elizabeth DiLullo-Brown, Melissa Singer and Dave Houseknecht have each received promotions. Mr. Wilson, the former Vice President of Operations, assumes the title of Senior Vice President of Operations and Program Development; Mrs. Brown, moves from Senior Marketing Executive to Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships; Dave Houseknecht, the Chief Financial Officer is now the Senior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer; Melissa Singer assumes the title of Vice President and Treasurer; and Risk Management Director Dan Kirby is now the Vice President of Risk Management. The Little League International Board of Directors acted on these promotions at its Nov. 11, 2011 annual meeting in South Williamsport.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 14, 2011) – The Little League International Board of Directors, at its annual meeting recently convened in South Williamsport, Pa., announced that five members of the Little League Baseball and Softball Senior Staff have received promotions. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 11, 2011) – The Little League International Board of Directors convened today for its annual meeting in South Williamsport, Pa., with four new members taking their seats on the 25-member board. more»
*[image: image.png] ** **Dear RDA Members,* *This week, we share news about public perception, water quality, air quality, and a dire piece of pro-industry legislation.* *Public Perception* We are all bombarded with gas industry-sponsored ads on television, radio, billboards, and print media. Although many folks are savvy enough to
MIAMI BEACH – The traffic had stalled on Collins Avenue, also known as A1A. Drivers didn’t seem to mind; their eyes were glued on the mega yachts moored in the nearby canal, part of the Miami International Boat Show at the Sea Isle Marina. more»
DRY TORTUGAS – If you can swim – okay, if you can float – then you can snorkel and the best snorkeling in North America is at Dry Tortugas National Park, nearly 70 miles west of Key West. Its shallow waters have spectacular views and are perfect for beginners and experts. more»
The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial, located at the City Dock in historic Annapolis, is the only memorial in the country that commemorates the actual name and place of arrival of an enslaved African. more»
DUNLAP, Kansas — On a lonely, country road in Dunlap, Kan., a monument soars. An engraved stainless steel plaque stretches between two pillars of limestone and marks the family farm of a freed slave. more»
Hands On Heritage is a unique project that collaborates with a variety of individuals to highlight and introduce historical events, traditional arts and crafts and the people who celebrate them. Our audience are educators and their students, and our goal is to enable them to make exciting discoveries about their culture and art. more»
Ice a Factor in Three Separate Lycoming County Crashes – PSP Montoursville cited an icy roadway as the casual factor in two separate vehicular accidents earlier this week. Trooper Russel Ramin said minor injuries were sustained in the first accident which occurred at 2 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30 in Muncy Creek Township. Linda A. Banks, 48, and her passenger, 39-year-old Robert C. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 3, 2011) – Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped toy with a value of at least $10 to the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum in South Williamsport, Pa., can experience the joy of giving as well as receiving this holiday season.
The museum and the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program have joined forces to make the holidays brighter for everyone. more»
Members of the Little League International Advisory Board began their two-day meeting today at Little League International. Members of the Board include, Front row (left to right): Bob Olson, Dave Wetmore, Irwin Altman, Rob Fitch, Brent Shuff. Back row (l to r): Joe Wendler, Leonard Ricchiuti, Frederick Lorentsen, Noel Corrales, Phil Rizzo. Not present were Board members Larry Brown and Travis Ellis.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 28, 2011) – Five people with more than 120 years of combined experience in the Little League Baseball and Softball program are set to begin their terms on the Little League International Advisory Board it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, Little League International President and Chief Executive Officer. more»
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members, *In this issue, our 3 stories cover all 3 levels in the gas drilling arena: federal, state and local. * *We invite you to take action, read what your fellow citizens have to say about gas drilling, and reflect with us on the anniversary of saving Rider Park from the drill.*
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 26, 2011) – The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, in conjunction with Dr. Neil Boyd’s business class at Lycoming College, is inviting local Cub Scouts to “Sunday Funday Field Day” which will be held Nov. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. more»
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members, *Remember those Tioga County cows that drank drilling flowback water?* The incident made the front page of the Williamsport Sun Gazette. The story began when a flowback pit (called a “pond” by drilling companies, but full of fracking chemicals, heavy metals and salt not usually found in ponds) had