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2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

18 weeks 6 days ago
Bicycle Williamsport - Saturday, June 7

Wegmans and the YMCA are organizing 2014's Tour de Bill bicycle event scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event includes over 15 miles of bicycling together through Downtown Williamsport. All Proceeds benefit the Williamsport Branch YMCA Annual Campaign. See the flyer for all the details! 

Little League Baseball World Series Schedule

1 year 1 week ago

Little League Baseball World Series Schedule

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Candidates: Running for Office?

3 years 24 weeks ago

Are you running for office? Let our readers know more about you and your
opinions, as well as your position on important local issues.Use this form to send us your announcement. E-mail News@NorthcentralPA.com to request a video interview. more»

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Ray, Sammy

2 days 1 hour ago

Sammy Ray, 98, a resident of The Hillside Assisted Living Community, passed away peacefully there on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, while surrounded by his family.

He was born in Williamsport on Jan. 5, 1916, the son of Pellegrino and Rosalia Trapani Raia. more»

Traffic Congestion Likely During Little League World Series

19 hours 7 min ago

Reminder: Traffic Congestion Likely During Little League World SeriesMotorists Should Consider Alternate to Route 15 NB, Plan for Delays Montou more»

Grieco, James J.

5 days 43 min ago

James J. Grieco, 55, of Cogan Station, died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

Jamie was born in Williamsport on July 14, 1959, the son of Alfred F. and Sally Delaney Grieco. more»

Onward & Upward: Pa. Shale Production Soars, Creating Huge Local Benefits

August 20, 2014

Shale gas production in our region continues to shatter records. And as safe natural gas production climbs to new heights, it brings with it opportunities for our local workforce, a manufacturing renaissance, sharply improved air quality for our region’s economy. more»

Little League® and its National Partners, Honda and Easton, to Provide Support for Pitch In For Baseball in Honor of the Little League Big Legacy Project

August 20, 2014
In recognition of Little League’s 75th Anniversary, baseball and softball equipment will be provided to eight local Little League programs thanks to the Big Legacy Project donations

Interested in a career in Pa.’s growing oil & gas indust

August 19, 2014

Interested in a career in Pa.’s growing oil & gas industry? Stop by @FTS_INTL’s job fair today in Williamsport. http://t.co/WiIHJYcXnn

RT @dcexaminer: Does it take more water to frack an oil well

August 19, 2014

RT @dcexaminer: Does it take more water to frack an oil well or keep a golf course green?
http://t.co/5m0bvkGefN http://t.co/1rKDNjtoBM

Uptown Music Collective students to play before Little League World Series Championship Game

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Uptown Music Collective rehearsing at LLWS. Image Provided.

This Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 1:30pm, students from the Uptown Music Collective will have the honor of performing on second base at the Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa as part of the Little League World Series Championship Game festivities. more»

Driven by efficiencies, Pennsylvania’s natural gas productio

August 19, 2014

Driven by efficiencies, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production continues to soar. http://t.co/hYpVNmVbKG http://t.co/G6Ov31kwR2

RT @ReutersCommods: Natural gas can keep those motors runnin

August 19, 2014

RT @ReutersCommods: Natural gas can keep those motors running: Kemp http://t.co/sGBbfdJW83

.@Reuters column: “Natural gas revolutionizing traffic on U.

August 19, 2014

.@Reuters column: “Natural gas revolutionizing traffic on U.S. roads, cutting bills while reducing carbon emissions.” http://t.co/ICqnADMWG1

Natural gas production from Marcellus Shale sets record desp

August 19, 2014

Natural gas production from Marcellus Shale sets record despite fewer new wells going online http://t.co/hYpVNmVbKG via @TribLIVE

RT @jimcramer: WOW! RT @MarcellusGas: .@jimcramer: “We’re in

August 19, 2014

RT @jimcramer: WOW! RT @MarcellusGas: .@jimcramer: “We’re in the middle of a domestic energy renaissance.” http://t.co/sfrfmguMjR http://t.…

Pa. #natgas production broke another record; just under 2 Tc

August 19, 2014

Pa. #natgas production broke another record; just under 2 Tcf in the first half of this year. http://t.co/jXlGrnme1W http://t.co/FcE1xUijpO

.@Range_Resources CEO: “The U.S. is now the number one natur

August 19, 2014

.@Range_Resources CEO: “The U.S. is now the number one natural gas producer in the world.” http://t.co/uRQ6Oxwnsa

Norther Virginia is getting its only public natural gas fuel

August 19, 2014

Norther Virginia is getting its only public natural gas fueling station near @Dulles_Airport. http://t.co/eAtEb9iMwc via @LTMnews #CNG

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits

August 19, 2014

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits 1.9 trillion cubic feet in first half of year http://t.co/ydqf2fzGqp

Brown Library and Lycoming College partner for CollegeTown Book Chat Society programs

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library and Snowden Library of Lycoming College have collaborated for a year-long book discussion group. more»

Brown Library Approved for Educational Tax Credit Program

3 days 29 min ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is an approved Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). more»

Staman, Burton Y.

3 days 1 hour ago

Burton Y. Staman died on August 16, 2014, at the Gatehouse, in Williamsport, surrounded by his family. more»

Penn College Athletes Prep for Season Openers

August 17, 2014

Preseason practice is under way and first games as a provisional member of both the NCAA Division III and North Eastern Athletic Conference loom on the horizon for Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports athletes. Three Penn College teams open their seasons Aug. 29: men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. Starting a week later […]

“Williamsport Welcomes the World” 2014

17 hours 30 sec ago
Williamsport Welcomes the World 2014

Mark your calendar for Friday, August 22nd for the 5th Annual "Williamsport Welcomes the World" Street Festival in Downtown Williamsport. The streets in the Central Business district between Market and William Streets will close to traffic to accommodate the five hour celebration. The streets will be filled with live music, art, kid's activities, and food vendors. more»

Southwest wins Senior League Baseball World Series, defeats Latin America 7-4 in Championship

August 16, 2014
Southwest beat Latin America 7-4 in seven innings on Saturday at Bangor, Maine behind John Doxakis, who went 2-4. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the second inning. Joe Gobillot got the win for Southwest. He allowed four runs over 5 1/3 innings. Gobillot struck out six, walked four and gave up four hits.

Asia-Pacific wins Junior League Baseball World Series, defeats Southwest 9-1 in Championship

August 16, 2014
Asia-Pacific beat Southwest on Saturday 9-1 at Taylor, MI in seven innings. Asia-Pacific scored three runs in the seventh on Asia-Pacific scored in the seventh on an RBI single by Pei-Fong Dai, an RBI single by Yen-An Lin, and an RBI single by Li-Heng Chen.

East wins Junior League Softball World Series, defeats Latin America 6-2 in Championship

August 16, 2014
Jordan Bernard, an RBI single by Maddie Uschock, and a walk by Stacey Walling. Natalie Lopez was hot from the plate for Latin America. Lopez went 3-4 and scored one run. She singled in the second, third, and fifth innings.

Thanks to Marcellus Shale impact fee money, Washington Twp.

August 15, 2014

Thanks to Marcellus Shale impact fee money, Washington Twp. is able to catch up on bills and projects this summer. http://t.co/HNWlF2Q5pJ

Join the conversation: Track SHALE INSIGHT™ 2014 with #Sha

August 15, 2014

Join the conversation: Track SHALE INSIGHT™ 2014 with #ShaleInsight and like us on Facebook: https://t.co/UFpMR0Gv3N

Interested in career opportunities in Pa.’s growing shale in

August 15, 2014

Interested in career opportunities in Pa.’s growing shale industry? Visit our Job Portal: http://t.co/Yh2MhzKsZX http://t.co/Epysj3mo7x

.@FairfaxTimes column: “Thanks to our shale revolution, the

August 15, 2014

.@FairfaxTimes column: “Thanks to our shale revolution, the U.S. is now the world’s largest natural gas producer.” http://t.co/YU9Kq3U2gp

.@Allegheny_Co’s airport lease with @CONSOL_Energy “expected

August 15, 2014

.@Allegheny_Co’s airport lease with @CONSOL_Energy “expected to generate more than $500 million in royalties.” http://t.co/a4PttUFtWx

.@nypost editorial: “More and more Democrats around the coun

August 15, 2014

.@nypost editorial: “More and more Democrats around the country are saying yes to #fracking.” http://t.co/49GLQJD46T #AmericanEnergy

.@Cornell prof. urges @NYGovCuomo to lift NY’s #natgas ban;

August 15, 2014

.@Cornell prof. urges @NYGovCuomo to lift NY’s #natgas ban; shale will improve “human health and increase prosperity” http://t.co/oE9MYUYxvR

Gedon Named New Women’s Soccer Assistant

August 13, 2014

Women’s soccer head coach John F. McNichol Jr. has named Kristen M. Gedon as the team’s new assistant coach for the 2014 season. “I am very happy to add Kristen as a part of the coaching staff,” McNichol said.  “She brings a great deal of experience from her time as a player at Misericordia and […]

What They’re Saying About Clean, Job-Creating American Natural Gas

August 13, 2014

The safe development of job-creating American natural gas continues to deliver broad-based economic, environmental and national security benefits. more»

Gallery of Hope comes to Brown Library

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Awareness, screenings and early detection are the keys in the fight against breast cancer. If detected early, the five-year survival rate for localized breast cancer is 97 percent. That’s why Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania created the Gallery of Hope. more»

Pennsylvania Education Funding: A Look At the Facts

August 12, 2014

Since 2011, when Gov. Tom Corbett took office and Republicans regained the majority in the state House, I have heard ad nauseam about how “Corbett cut education by a billion dollars” or “Corbett is underfunding education.” Let’s just take a look at the facts.

Pennsylvania Education Funding: A Look At the Facts

August 12, 2014

Since 2011, when Gov. Tom Corbett took office and Republicans regained the majority in the state House, I have heard ad nauseam about how “Corbett cut education by a billion dollars” or “Corbett is underfunding education.” Let’s just take a look at the facts.

Little League Baseball trading Pins

1 week 1 day ago
Trading Pins seem more popular than ever this year!

River Valley Transit, The Hiawatha Riverboat and the Williamsport Trolleys have Little League trading pins this year. The four pins will be sold for $5 each, or as a set for $20. Pins are available for purchase at: more»

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