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Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 3: Twitter

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the third of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected

2 years 2 weeks ago

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»

Campbell, Karen J.

2 years 2 weeks ago

Karen J. Campbell

(January 20, 1957 - August 13, 2012)

Karen J. Campbell, 55, of Williamsport passed away on August 13, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Karen was born in Corning, N.Y., on January 20, 1957 the daughter of the late Leonard and Beverly Andrews Mortensen. more»

Par Troy East Little League Earns Final Berth in Little League Baseball World Series as Mid-Atlantic Region Champions

May 22, 2013
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.

Petaluma (Calif.) National Little League Earns First Berth in Little League Baseball World Series as West Region Champions

May 22, 2013
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.

Fairfield (Conn.) American Little League Earns Berth in Little League Baseball World Series as New England Region Champions

May 22, 2013
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.

Gresham (Ore.) National Little League Earns First Berth in Little League Baseball World Series as Northwest Region Champions

May 22, 2013
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.

Vancouver, British Columbia’s Hastings Community Little League is Canada’s National Champion, Earns Berth in Little League Baseball World Series

May 22, 2013
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.

Kearney Little League Earns First Berth in Little League Baseball World Series Capturing Midwest Region Tournament

May 22, 2013
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.

ASOFEM Little League from Puerto Rico Captures Senior Softball World Series Championship

May 22, 2013
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.

Zeigler Sr., Ralph E.

2 years 3 weeks ago

Ralph E. Zeigler Sr., 

Ralph E. Zeigler Sr., 92, died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at his home following a brief illness.

Born September 28, 1919 in Altoona, he was the son of Oscar B. and Anna J. Rudisill Zeigler.

Ralph and his wife, the former Elda C. Emigh, observed their 70th wedding anniversary on March 1, 2012. more»

Buck, William O.

2 years 3 weeks ago

William O. Buck

William O. Buck, 91, died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the Rose View Center following an extended illness.

Born April 25, 1921 in Danville, he was the son of Albert and Mamie Buck.

Bill’s wife, the former Doris B. Kiper, died March 11, 2011. more»

Goodlettsville (Tenn.) Baseball Little League Earns Berth in Little League Baseball World Series Capturing Southeast Region Tournament

May 22, 2013
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.

Legendary Los Angeles Dodger Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela Will Throw the Ceremonial First Pitch

May 22, 2013
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.

New Castle (Ind.) Little League Earns First Berth in Little League Baseball World Series Capturing Great Lakes Region Tournament

May 22, 2013
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.

Three Little League World Series Begin Sunday

May 22, 2013
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.

HUNGER GAMES: Has Hollywood finally figured out how to adapt great books?

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***1/2 (out of four)

Perhaps we can now officially ditch the long-held notion that it’s tough to make a great movie out of a great book. more»

Register now for the PA Conference for Women

2 years 3 weeks ago

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»

TOTAL RECALL (2012) A Tale Told by an Idiot

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** (out of four)

I’ve often lamented the early death of sci-fi genius Philip K. Dick back in 1982.

But it might be a good thing that he’s not around to see “Total Recall,” the latest adaptation of his work. more»

BULLETIN: Schedule Change at Bristol (Mid-Atlantic Region)

May 22, 2013
Because of impending inclement weather, Little League International has announced a change in the schedule for today's semifinal games in the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament in Bristol, Conn.

Weekend Roundup: August 10, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all--we hope you had a fantastic week! Check out the links below for announcements, stories, and new stuff from our Travel Buddies--and have a great weekend! more»

McAllister Park National Little League Earns First U.S. Berth in Little League Baseball World Series Capturing Southwestern Region Tournament

May 22, 2013
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.

New Student Convocation to be held Aug. 24

December 31, 1969

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»

Brungard, Pauline Marie (Pribble)

2 years 3 weeks ago

Pauline Marie (Pribble) Brungard

Pauline Marie (Pribble) Brungard, 90, formerly of Muncy and North Fort Myers,FL, died Friday, August 10, 2012, at the Williamsport Home.

Born May 28, 1922 in Petroleum, WV, and raised in Woolrich, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Ella (Rogers) Pribble. Her husband of 46 years, Kenneth R. Brungard, died Sept. 12, 1996. more»

One Night only Pop-Up in Bushwick, NYC

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Montoursville Motorcyclist a Fatality in Loyalsock Township Crash

2 years 3 weeks ago

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»

All About Volunteering For Historic Preservation

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December 31, 1969

Historic preservation is a commonly used buzzword in the realm of volunteering that includes a great variety of different tasks and endeavors. more»

Cole, Dennis L.

2 years 3 weeks ago

Dennis L. Cole

Dennis L. Cole, 61, of Williamsport died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at his home.

Born Aug. 3, 1951, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Ezra and Madeline L. (Doud) Cole.

He was a graduate of South Williamsport High School. Dennis was a life member of Independent Fire Co. No. 1 South Williamsport and member of Eagles Club No. 970. more»

Roup, Rose Marie

2 years 3 weeks ago

Rose Marie Roup

Rose Marie Roup, 69, of Williamsport, died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at the Gatehouse.

Born June 6, 1943, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Kenneth and Genevive Fitzsimmons. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Raup, and sister, Shirley Miller. more»

In Convincing Style, Philippines Becomes First International Big League Softball World Series Champion

May 22, 2013
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.

Mirabito announces rural fire department grant

August 8, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Reps Thompson & Kelly Urge Postmaster to Deliver Battle of Lake Erie Stamp as Part of War of 1812 Anniversary Stamp Series

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Mike Kelly (PA-3) have sent a letter to the U.S. more»

U.S. Rep. Thompson & PA Farm Bureau President to Hold Barnyard Discussion at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days

December 31, 1969

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»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: GoEco

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is GoEco. Founded in 2005, GoEco's projects span the globe from the Americas to Africa to Australia, and can focus on wildlife, conservation, development, healthcare, teaching, and more. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

Little League Softball World Series Begins Thursday

May 22, 2013
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.

Thompson, Marino Introduce Legislation to Authorize Transfer of Vacated Mifflin County Army Reserve Center to Derry Township

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson together with Representative Tom Marino have introduced H.R. more»

Guest Post: The Pros And Cons Of Volunteering Abroad Solo Or With A Group

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December 31, 1969

Today’s article is brought to you by Tom Hopkins. Tom is Editor in Chief for Minds Abroad, your informed counselor for study abroad and travel programs in China. Learn Mandarin in China and enrich your cross-cultural experience. more»

Edgar recognized as leader in nonprofit sector

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Bob Edgar, a 1965 Lycoming graduate, has been honored by The Nonprofit Times in its annual "Power & Influence Top 50" listing of nonprofit executives. more»

Connelly to lead Human Genome Sciences

December 31, 1969

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»

Thompson To Join 4-H State Achievement Days for Opening of New Community Service Initiative

December 31, 1969

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»

Little League International Mourns the Passing of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Richard Berry, Jr.

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 6, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry. He was 27.

Lenel Systems International, Inc., Named Recipient of the 2012 W. Howard Hartman Friendship Award

May 22, 2013
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.

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 2: Facebook

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the second of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Delaware Man Flees Crash Site in Clinton County

2 years 4 weeks ago

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»

Ardabell, Carl A. II

2 years 4 weeks ago

Carl A. Ardabell II

Carl A. Ardabell, II, 71, of Williamsport died Sunday, August 5, 2012 at home surrounded by his family.

Born August 17, 1940 in Uledi, PA he was a son of Carl and Jane Mundell Ardabell. more»

Trzok, Grace E.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Grace E. Trzok

Grace E. Trzok, 91, of Williamsport, died Sunday August 5, 2012 at Rose View Court.

Born May 23, 1921 in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Agnes (Eiswert) Hersker.

She was preceded in death her husband of 47 years Joseph J. Trzok on January 25, 2006. more»

Unemployment Rate up to 8.3% in July

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 3, 2012

Marino pushes for action from Administration, Senate

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement in response to July unemployment numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: more»

PPL Completes Final Solicitation for Solar Renewable Energy Credits

2 years 4 weeks ago

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»

Passage of House bills address looming tax increases and tax code reform

2 years 4 weeks ago

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.

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WAMS Project on Schedule for Fall 2013 Opening

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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»

Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship Winners Enjoy Fun Experience at Little League International

May 22, 2013
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.

Marino Acts to 'Stop the Tax Hike'

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 2, 2012

Passage of House bills address looming tax increase and tax code reform more»

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