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2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

1 week 19 hours 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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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. Penn College’s Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Saturday afternoon for its winter production. A fundraiser for […]

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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Baby Nolan

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, […]

Ruth, Judith

1 week 8 hours ago

Judith A. “Judy” Ruth, 67, of Pennsdale, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at her home.

Born November 10, 1946 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Grace E. "Betty" McClain Springman. more»

Bennardi, Evelyn Anastasia

1 week 3 days ago

Evelyn Anastasia Bennardi, 93, formerly of 1207 Almond St., passed away peacefully at The Williamsport Home on April 8, 2014.

She was born in Williamsport on Dove Street in the Newberry area on Nov. 22, 1920, a daughter of Massimo and Antonia Fioretti Anastasia. more»

Everett Talks About Royalty Legislation on Radio Program

April 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – As legislation designed to clarify royalty payments for land owners with conventional and Marcellus drilling sites continues to be worked on in Harrisburg, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), author of House Bill 1684, spoke about the issue in an interview on WITF-Harrisburg’s Radio Smart Talk program this week.

Former Little League® Foundation Trustee, Philanthropist, Jin Roy Ryu to Receive Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador Award

April 17, 2014
Jin Roy Ryu, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Poongsan Group and a longtime trustee of the Little League® Foundation, was honored with the Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador Award. Mr. Ryu received the award at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn.

Shale Creating Local Benefits, Strengthening America

April 10, 2014

As the USA Today recently reported, “USA now produces more natural gas than any other country” in the world — and Pennsylvanians, in all 67 cou more»

Work Continues on Pending Royalty Legislation

April 9, 2014

HARRISBURG – Work is continuing in Harrisburg to secure passage of legislation designed to clarify the existing state law on how natural gas royalty payments to Pennsylvania landowners are calculated, according to bill sponsors, Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford).

Four Members Elected to the Little League® International Board of Directors Following the Retirement of Board Member and Former Little League President and CEO, Dr. Creighton J. Hale

April 9, 2014
It was announced at the 26th Little League® International Congress the retirement of Little League International Board of Directors Member and former Little League President and CEO, Dr. Creighton J. Hale. The Board elected Steven P. Johnson, Williamsport, Pa., Susquehanna Health President and CEO, to assume the seat vacated by Dr. Hale’s retirement. In addition to Mr.

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

April 9, 2014

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

April 9, 2014

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

Slow Start Dooms Staff/Faculty Volleyball Team

April 8, 2014

The student volleyball team came prepared to extend its streak to two; the staff/faculty challengers were ready to get back to their winning ways. Ultimately, intramural assistant Jeremy R. more»

Stopper Named PSUAC Softball ‘Pitcher of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College freshman Arika J. Stopper, of Williamsport, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference ‘Pitcher of the Week’ for the period ending April 6. more»

Weil Named USCAA, PSUAC ‘Baseball Hitter of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College junior Zachary A. Weil, of Kutztown, has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Penn State University Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week for the period ending April 6. more»

MSC in Philadelphia Daily News: Pa. Capturing Benefits of Shale

April 8, 2014

Imagine if your neighbor owned a nice big backyard – hundreds of acres that he or she purchased with hard-earned income. Now imagine that oil and natural gas was discovered a mile below that privately owned land. Most would say, “Good for them.” more»

Little League® International Congress Delegates Approve New Regulations to Improve the Future of Little League Baseball and Softball

April 8, 2014
At the spring meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors, approved the voting results of the 2014 Little League International Congress Delegates. The results will bring 14 changes to the Little League Baseball®, Little League Softball®, and Little League Challenger Division® programs.

Dr. Creighton J. Hale, Former Little League® President and CEO, Retires from Little League International Board of Directors After 60 Years of Service

April 9, 2014
Since January 1, 1955, Little League® International has benefited from the wisdom and leadership of Dr. Creighton J. Hale. On April 7, 2014, he announced his retirement from the Little League International Board of Directors, after nearly 60 years with the organization. The announcement came at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn.
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