South Williamsport

Elimsport Road Closed West of Route 15 Due to Flooding

2 years 33 weeks ago

Montoursville - Route 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township, Lycoming County is closed once again due to flooding approximately two miles west of Route 15.

Traffic may detour via Routes 554, 44 and 15.

The road will remain closed until the floodwaters recede and the road is safe for travel.

Stewards of the Past

April 23, 2012

Loch Ness, Scotland more»

McCoy, Arlene E.

2 years 34 weeks ago

Arlene E. McCoy more»

Everitt, Suzanne J.

2 years 34 weeks ago

Suzanne J. Everitt

June 18, 1947 ~ Nov. 29, 2011

Suzanne J. Everitt, 64, of South Williamsport, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born June 18, 1947 in Lewisburg, PA, she was the daughter of Kermit Boop and Louisa (Peterman) Coldren, and the step-daughter of Wayne Coldren. more»

Taking On the Fifth Column

*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

Mapes, Mary Agnes

2 years 35 weeks ago

Mary Agnes Mapes

June 23, 1924 ~ Nov. 23, 2011

Mary Agnes Mapes, 87, formerly of Harding Ave., Williamsport, died Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at the Williamsport Home.

Born June 23, 1924 in Bloomsburg, she was the daughter of Hurley and Cecelia (Stopper) Creveling. more»

PA Mice Invade Harrisburg, NY Rats Invade the Endless Mountains

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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

Little League Announces Significant Policy, Rule, and Regulation Changes for 2012

2 years 35 weeks ago

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»

Bulletin: Significant Policy, Rule, and Regulation Changes for 2012

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.

Shade, Robert J.

2 years 35 weeks ago

Robert J. Shade

(May 13, 1967 - November 20, 2011)

Robert J. Shade, 44, of 102 Boyles Drive, Cogan Station, died Sunday, November 20, 2011. more»

Little League Museum Will be Open this Weekend for Holiday Shopping

2 years 35 weeks ago

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»

Miller, Olive L.

2 years 35 weeks ago

Olive L. Miller
(May 24, 1929 - November 18, 2011)

Olive L. Miller, 82, formerly of Second St., Williamsport, passed away peacefully at Manor Care Health Services, South on Friday November 18, 2011, while surrounded by her family.

She was born in Williamsport on May 24, 1929 a daughter of William T. and Grace M. Dill Breasette. more»

Wertz, Catherine L.

2 years 35 weeks ago

Catherine L. Wertz

(June 29, 1924 - November 16, 2011)

Catherine L. Wertz, 87, of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Lesher, Robert Gerald

2 years 35 weeks ago

Robert Gerald Lesher

May 1, 1934 ~ Nov. 17, 2011

Robert Gerald Lesher, 77, of Mosquito Valley, died Thursday, November 17 at the Williamsport Home.

Born May 1, 1934 in Northumberland, he was the son of Gerald and Violet Probst Lesher. more»

Rose, Grace Pittenger

2 years 35 weeks ago

Grace Pittenger Rose more»

I-180 EB Lane Restriction Lifted at Maynard Street

2 years 36 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on travel restrictions along Interstate 180 and Route 15 at Williamsport.

The lane restriction for eastbound I-180 at the Maynard Street overpass has been lifted. Repairs to the interstate bridge deck are completed at that location. more»

More Options Now Available in Teen Baseball Divisions of Little League

2 years 36 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2011) – Little League International today announced a change to the regulations for 2012 that will allow more options in the teenage divisions of baseball.

Effective Jan. 1, 2012:

The Senior League Baseball Division (previously limited to players league age 14-16) may now include players league age 13-16. more»

Sean Farawell Named Little League Central Region Assistant Director

2 years 36 weeks ago

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»

Pittinger, Harry L. Jr.

2 years 36 weeks ago

Harry L. Pittinger, Jr. 67, of Montoursville died Friday, November 11, 2011 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born February 28, 1944 in Montoursville, he was a son of Harry L. and Marjorie E. Pittinger, Sr. more»

Event tomorrow, crucial need for your comments, a lousy piece of legislation, State College rally

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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.

More Options Now Available in Teen Baseball Divisions of Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2011) – Little League International today announced a change to the regulations for 2012 that will allow more options in the teenage divisions of baseball.

PSP Montoursville reported the following incidents in Lycoming County:

2 years 36 weeks ago

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»

Dates and Sites for 2012 Little League World Series Tournaments Announced

2 years 36 weeks ago

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»

Fred Welser Named Big League Softball World Series Tournament Director

2 years 36 weeks ago

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 Board of Directors Approves Promotions for Five Senior Staff Members

2 years 36 weeks ago
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»

Swallows & Amazons

November 14, 2011

Swallows and Amazons: a sailing adventure series for children -- and adults

Barbecued Billygoats! more»

What Is Daysailing?

November 14, 2011

Daysailing can be a solo activity or a sport, such as racing around the bouys

Daysailing, also called dinghy cruising, has been described as “a magical way of exploring new coastlines and experiencing nature at close quarters.” more»

Hobie Makes Kayaks

November 14, 2011
Hobie Mirage Kayaks

Hobie Mirage Kayaks more»

Consider Trailer Sailing

November 13, 2011

Living in Northcentral Pennsylvania is advantageous for land-locked sailors. In addition to several large lakes and reservoirs nearby, boaters can use the Finger Lakes of New York. more»

Four New Members of the Little League International Board of Directors Take Their Seats at Annual Meeting

2 years 36 weeks ago

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»

Shaffer, Karen Sue

2 years 37 weeks ago

Karen Sue Shaffer

(May 8, 1962 - November 7, 2011)

Karen Sue Shaffer, 49, of 71 Charles Street, Roaring Branch, died Monday, November 7, 2011 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center with her family at her bedside.

Born May 8, 1962 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Philip L. and Mary L. Hall Banks. more»

Public perception, water quality, air quality, and a dire piece of pro-industry legislation

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**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

Where Is the Best Boat Show?

November 9, 2011

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»

Snorkeling the Tortugas

November 9, 2011

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»

Head for Mile Marker Zero

November 8, 2011

Key West sunset more»

Finding a Small Boat

November 8, 2011

To Blave more»

Enjoy Affordable Sailing

November 8, 2011

Daysailing on Owasco Lake, New York

Daysailing, also called dinghy cruising, has been described as “a magical way of exploring new coastlines and experiencing nature at close quarters.” more»

My History Is America’s

November 8, 2011

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»

Sense of Wonder

November 8, 2011

The spirit of Rachel Carson lives on, instilling in the Earth’s human population awareness of its fragile environment and an urgency to protect it from toxins. more»

A Monument to Exodusters

November 8, 2011

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

November 7, 2011

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»

Power of Solar

November 7, 2011

 

The Log

The Solar Powered Refrigerator, has much potential for remote destinations and third world countries.
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Little League International Announces Bat Rules Changes for 2012 Season

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 3, 2012) – In an effort to provide timely information on bat rules, Little League International today announced the bat specifications and standards for the 2012 season.

Ice a Factor in Three Separate Lycoming County Crashes

2 years 38 weeks ago

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»

Little League Museum Is Collection Center for Toys for Tots Program

2 years 38 weeks ago

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»

Election Day

November 1, 2011
Election Day

Election Day more»

Five New Members Begin Terms on Little League International Advisory Board

2 years 39 weeks ago
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»

EPA Action, Citizens MS Commission, Rider Park reflections

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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.*

Little League Museum and Lycoming College Business Class to Host Cub Scout Event

2 years 39 weeks ago

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»

2011 Mummer's Day Parade

2 years 39 weeks ago

Our friend, Patrick McCarty, digitally captured the 2011 Mummer's Day parade held in South Williamsport on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Utter, Pamela J.

2 years 40 weeks ago

Pamela J. Utter

May 23, 1964 ~ Oct. 18, 2011

Pamela J. Utter, 47, of South Williamsport died Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born May 23, 1964 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of John W. and Frances Esias Utter, Jr. more»

Dead calves, dry buffaloes, DRB Commission sued

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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

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