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2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

1 week 4 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

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Little League Baseball World Series Schedule

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Candidates: Running for Office?

3 years 7 weeks ago

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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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Shebest, Michael

3 days 6 hours ago

Michael Joseph Shebest, 55 of Williamsport ,died Saturday April 19, 2014 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

He was born in Williamsport on August 2, 1958 the son of the late Joseph and Lorraine Cavalier Shebest. He is a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bastress. more»

Noviello, Ernest

2 days 6 hours ago

Ernest A. "Nep" Noviello died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. more»

Lycoming County Board of Elections announces two polling place changes

8 hours 54 min ago

The Lycoming County Board of Elections has decided to permanently relocate the polling place for Watson Township, effective beginning with the May 20, 2014 General Primary. The new polling place for Watson Township will be the recently constructed Watson Township municipal building, 4635 North Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore. Parking is available at the municipal building. more»

Little League® Partners with Oakley to become the Official Eyewear Sponsor of Little League Baseball and Softball

April 22, 2014
Little League® International, has partnered with, Oakley, Inc., a leader in the eyewear industry, making the company the Official Eyewear Sponsor of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Neptune, N.J., Volunteer, Tony Richardson, Elected as Eastern Region Representative to the Little League® International Board of Directors

April 22, 2014
At the spring meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Tony Richardson, New Jersey District 11 Administrator, was nominated to the Board. Mr. Richardson, of Neptune, N.J., will succeed Michael Serino, Pennsylvania District 17 Administrator, as the Eastern Region Representative.

Sammamish, Wash., Volunteer, Bob Toigo, Elected as Western Region Representative to the Little League® International Board of Directors

April 22, 2014
At the spring meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Bob Toigo, Washington District 9 Administrator, was elected to the Board. Mr. Toigo, of Sammamish Wash., succeeds Marty Hoy, California District 25 Administrator, as the Western Region Representative. The announcement was made at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn., on April 7, 2014.

Manila, Philippines, Volunteer, Jolly Gomez, Elected as Asia-Pacific Region Representative to the Little League® International Board of Directors

April 22, 2014
At the spring meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Jolly Gomez, Philippines District 1 Administrator, was elected to the Board. Mr. Gomez, of Manila, Philippines, succeeds Stephen Guerrero, Guam Administrator, as the Asia-Pacific Region Representative. The announcement was made at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn., on April 7, 2014.

WAHS Students Place at BLaST Computer Fair

Congratulations to the WAHS students who placed at BLaST's Computer Fair at Penn College on April 15! Click on the headline above to see who won.

WAHS Students Place at BLaST Computer Fair

April 22, 2014

Congratulations to the WAHS students who placed at BLaST's Computer Fair at Penn College on April 15! Click on the headline above to see who won.

Taber Museum Coffee Hour to Feature Author John L. Moore

April 22, 2014

John L. Moore 2013 # 43The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host John L. more»

MSC Recognizes Earth Day

April 22, 2014

Pittsburgh, Pa. – In recognition of Earth Day, Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president Dave Spigelmyer issued the following statement: more»

Hudock Moyer Commits $15,000 to 'Return to Glory'

Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources announced its pledge of $15,000 to the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign as part of the firm's continued strategic philanthropic efforts to support local nonprofit arts, education and health organizations.

Hudock Moyer Commits $15,000 to 'Return to Glory'

April 22, 2014

Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources announced its pledge of $15,000 to the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign as part of the firm's continued strategic philanthropic efforts to support local nonprofit arts, education and health organizations.

MSC Highlights “Gas Drilling’s Benefits” in Tribune-Review

April 21, 2014

President Obama has underscored the urgency of revitalizing our nation’s manufacturing base, especially in regions like ours where this sector — and the communities it supports — have struggled for far too long. As we know, our region’s workforce is second to none. Now — driven by tightly regulated shale development — a brighter, more promising future is within reach. more»

MSC in Times-Tribune: More Taxes Would Hurt Job Growth

April 20, 2014

A recent editorial (“Pressure rises for fair tax on natural gas,” April 17) unfortunately relies on political rhetoric rather than economic realities regarding shale development in the commonwealth. more»

Penn College Teams Go Combined 8-6 During Week

April 20, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball and softball teams continued their seasons while the men’s tennis team won both of its matches as the season neared a finish. Baseball The Wildcats continued their winning ways, starting off the week April 13 with a doubleheader sweep of Penn State Mont Alto by scores of 9-2 and 10-9. […]

Local Little League® Programs Can Host 2014 MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competitions

April 17, 2014
Local Little League® programs wishing to provide players with a skills assessment program are encouraged to host a Major League Baseball’s 2014 Pitch, Hit and Run competition.

Dance Team to Hold ‘Take the Stage’ Fundraiser on May 3

April 17, 2014

The Wildcat Dance Team will hold its spring “Take the Stage” dance production at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium. The biannual event includes performances by guest students from the Milissa Augustine Dance Academy. Billed as “certain to bring joy to dance enthusiasts of all ages,” the production will showcase […]

Little League Partner, Pitch In For Baseball, Receives Little League® President’s Award at the 26th Little League International Congress

April 17, 2014
Since 2005, Little League® and Pitch In For Baseball have been partners in helping children around the world get new and gently used baseball and softball equipment. Honoring this nearly 10-year friendship, Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO, presented Pitch In For Baseball with the President’s Award at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn.

Longtime Connecticut Volunteer, Maryellen Holden, Receives Little League Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award

April 17, 2014
Little League District Administrators are some of the most dedicated, tireless volunteers in the Little League program. At the 26th Little League International Congress, Little League recognized Maryellen Holden, Connecticut District 5 Administrator, with its highest honor, the Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award.

Little League® Celebrates its 75th Anniversary and Honors Significant Contributions to the Program at the Closing of the 26th Little League International Congress

April 17, 2014
The 26th Little League® International Congress came to a close in Minneapolis, Minn., on Monday, April 7. With ESPN’s Chris McKendry serving as the event’s emcee, Little League celebrated its 75th Anniversary with more than 1,500 volunteers, and honored significant contributions to help make Little League into the world’s largest and most prestigious youth sports organizations.

More Things For Writey Folk: Resources

April 17, 2014

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These last two Wednesdays have been gobbled up by life. Yesterday, I was going to tell you the story of Child’s sleepover + the strange overheard conversations + the way in which my child’s personality and her friend The Anarchist’s personality are well-suited for sustained play. I was going to post pictures of egg dyeing and everything. more»

Back-and-Forth Lead Changes Go Against Extramural Hoops Team

April 17, 2014

In an extramural basketball game with Lycoming College on Wednesday, Penn College came ready to play … but came up short. Lycoming was hot from the start, missing very few shots, but Penn College weathered the storm and took the lead midway through the first half. more»

Little League® and WeatherBug Launch iOS and Android App to Promote Lightning and Weather Safety

April 16, 2014
Little League® Baseball and Softball and WeatherBug, the brand millions trust to Know Before™ severe weather strikes, are launching Little League WeatherBug, a new mobile weather app providing coaches, managers, parents, family and friends of Little League with real-time weather, severe weather alerts, and personalized lightning detection to help stay safer during practice and ballgames this seaso

Penn College Athletics Pens Nike Deal with Lids Team Sports

April 16, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics has partnered with Lids Team Sports to have Nike become the official provider of uniforms, footwear and equipment for its intercollegiate athletic teams.  The three-year agreement will begin July 1 with the department procuring the Nike products exclusively f more»

WAMS Fares Well at BLaST Computer Fair

Congratulations to our Williamsport Area Middle School students who fared well at BLaST Computer Fair held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, April 15.

WAMS Fares Well at BLaST Computer Fair

April 16, 2014

Congratulations to our Williamsport Area Middle School students who fared well at BLaST Computer Fair held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, April 15.

WAHS Foreign Exchange Students Recognized

Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.

WAHS Foreign Exchange Students Recognized

April 16, 2014

Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.

Williamsport Resident, Veteran Receives WAHS Diploma

Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.

Williamsport Resident, Veteran Receives WAHS Diploma

April 16, 2014

Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.

Larson Design Group Commits $25,000 to Capital Campaign

In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.

Larson Design Group Commits $25,000 to Capital Campaign

April 16, 2014

In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.

Longsderff Named PSUAC ‘Pitcher of the Week’

April 15, 2014

Senior Josh Longsderff, of Columbia, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 13. Longsderff captured two of the team’s six wins on the week, including a complete-game shutout against Penn State York. more»

5K Walk Slated to Support Muncy Infant

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A special 5K Walk event will be held Saturday, April 26 at 10 am at the Williamsport Area High School Track to honor two infants with heart conditions. more»

Marcellus Quarterly Magazine, Spring 2014

April 15, 2014

Read the spring edition of Marcellus Quarterly Magazine.

MSC in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: President Obama Knows the Value of Natural Gas

April 15, 2014

Our region’s shale industry welcomes President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden back to Western Pennsylvania, home to the Marcellus Shale, our nation’s largest and most productive formation. more»

Rain Cancels ‘Tuesday Night Lights’ Ballgame, Related Events

April 15, 2014

Tuesday’s scheduled baseball game between Penn College and Penn State Wilkes-Barre, the Wildcats’ first-ever evening contest, has been canceled due to rain. A number of related “Tuesday Night Lights” events were planned in conjunction with the game (and the college’s ongoing Centennial celebration); they, too, were canceled.

Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

April 14, 2014

About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

MSC Members Committed to Growing a Strong Local Workforce

April 14, 2014

As laid out in our Guiding Principles, MSC member companies “strive to attract and retain a talented and engaged local workforce.” There are countless examples of how MSC member companies are more»

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

April 14, 2014

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

Penn College Baseball Team on a Roll

April 13, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team won four of its five games last week while its softball team went 0-2 and men’s tennis squad 1-1. Baseball A two-out, run-scoring double in the bottom of the 11th inning sent the Wildcats to an 8-7 nonconference loss to Marywood University on Sunday. Zach Weil, of Kutztown, […]

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