Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected - PSP Montoursville suspect alcohol consumed by a Harrisburg man may have caused him to crash last week. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 7 p.m. on Aug. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 12, 2012) – A strong pitching performance and some timely hitting propelled Par Troy East Little League from Parsippany, N.J., to the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament championship today. The New Jersey State Champions defeated Newark (Del.) Little League, 1-0, in the game which was played at Breen Field at the A.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Petaluma (Calif.) National Little League used two big innings to earn its first berth in the Little League Baseball World Series tonight with a 7-5 victory over Nanakuli Little League from Waianae, Hawaii, in the championship game of the Western Region Tournament.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Fairfield (Conn.) American Little League won all six of its games in the New England Region Tournament to earn its second trip to the Little League Baseball World Series. The Connecticut State Champions defeated Bedford (N.H.) Little League, 14-0, for the title today at the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Conn.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Gresham (Ore.) National Little League earned its first berth in the Little League Baseball World Series today by scoring multiple runs in the each of the first three innings of the championship game of the Northwest Region Tournament before going on to an 8-4 victory over Post Falls (Idaho) Little League.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Hastings Community Little League From Vancouver, British Columbia, scored 10 runs in the fourth inning and sent down Prairies representative Southwest Little League
from Lethbridge, Alberta, in order in the fourth inning to post an 11-1, 10-run rule victory, and earn its first berth in the Little League Baseball World Series since 2009.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2012) – Kearney (Neb.) Little League will be the first team to represent the state of Nebraska in the Little League Baseball World Series after capturing the Midwest Region Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind., today. They beat Canyon Lake Little League from Rapid City, S.D., 10-4 in the championship game played at the Reuben F. Glick Little League Center.
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. (Aug. 11, 2012) – ASOFEM Little League, the Latin American Region Champion from Maunabo, Puerto Rico, won the Senior League Softball World Series, 6-4 behind a complete-game effort from winning pitcher Jocelyn De Leon.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 10, 2012) – Goodlettsville (Tenn.) Baseball Little League earned its first berth in the Little League Baseball World Series tonight by winning the championship game of the Southeast Region Tournament over Warner Robins (Ga.) American Little League by a 1-0 score. It is the first time since 1987 the state of Tennessee will be represented in the World Series.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 10, 2012) – Legendary Los Angeles Dodger pitcher, and the Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcaster Fernando Valenzuela will throw the ceremonial first pitch tomorrow prior to the Little League Baseball Northwest Region championship game.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 10, 2012) – New Castle (Ind.) Little League earned its first berth in the Little League Baseball World Series this afternoon as they came back from a four-run deficit to score a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn a 6-5 victory over Warren County Southern Little League from Bowling Green, Ky.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 10, 2012) – Three more Little League World Series begin Sunday. The Junior League Softball World Series in Kirkland, Washington, the Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor, Mich., and the Senior League Baseball World Series in Bangor, Maine, all get underway with games on Sunday.
The 9th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women will be Tuesday, October 2nd, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The Conference will feature one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2011 and president of the Pulitzer Prize winning Huffington Post Media Group Arianna Huffington, Vera Bradley co-founder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and ‘Good Morning Amer more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2012) – McAllister Park National Little League from San Antonio, Texas, was strong in all phases in earning the first U.S. berth in the Little League Baseball World Series winning all five of its games in the Southwestern Region Tournament held at the George W. Bush Little League Leadership Training Center in Waco, Texas.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will welcome the Class of 2016 to campus during its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. The traditional ceremony marking the beginning of the academic year will be held on the College''s Upper Quad near Clarke Chapel. more»
Montoursville Motorcyclist a Fatality in Loyalsock Township Crash - PSP Montoursville say a driver operating a motorcycle during the early morning hours crashed and died. Investigator Daniel Young said Micah C. Eggerton, 24, was northbound on Northway Road shortly before 2 a.m. this morning when he started to negotiate a left hand curve. more»
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Mary Joy Floranza belted a two-out, two-run home run over the right-center field fence at Bud Vanderberg Park in Kalamazoo, Mich., to earn Philippines District 1 a 14-2, five-inning victory over California District 37, and become the first team from the International Region to be crowned Big League Softball World Series Champion.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, and Carl T. Shaffer, President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, today announced plans for a “Barnyard Discussion” on agriculture policy during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days. more»
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 7, 2012) – The 2012 Little League Softball World Series, featuring 10 teams from around the world, begins Thursday with a game at 10:30 a.m. The World Series is played in Portland, Ore.
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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Deirdre Connelly, a 1983 Lycoming graduate, will take the helm as president and CEO of Human Genome Sciences following the company''s acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world''s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. more»
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson tomorrow will speak at 4-H State Achievement Days, a three-day educational program for 4-H members (ages 13-18), sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University’s Cooperative Extension. The event marks the beginning of the Cooperative Extension’s new 4-H community service initiative, “Amp It Up ~ 4-H Service.” more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 6, 2012) – The safety and security of everyone, including both the participants and the fans, at the Little League Baseball World Series is one of the most important considerations in the preparation for one of the summer’s most anticipated events.
Delaware Man Flees Crash Site in Clinton County - A day after a crash in Gallagher Township, PSP Lamar located the missing driver involved in a one-vehicle crash and charged him with multiple citations. Trooper Wright said Minos James Wilson, 35, of Georgetown, Delaware, was traveling south on Coudersport Pike when he left the roadway and struck two trees. more»
PPL Electric Utilities completed its third and final solicitation for solar renewable energy credits on July 16, 2012, which will help the company provide power from alternative energy sources for residential customers who elect to remain on the utility’s default electric supply. more»
Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) released the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 8, the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 and H.R. 6169, the Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012.
Renovation and construction work on the future Williamsport Area Middle School remains on a steady pace of progress to meet its targeted August 2013 opening deadline, according to on-site Construction Manager George Dickerson and Vice President of Operations Jeff Angstadt. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 3, 2012) – The 2012 Little League Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship recipients enjoyed a trip to Little League International and the opportunity to improve their skills and make their own memories during the final camp session of the summer.