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Counterterrorism advisor to speak

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Department of Criminal Justice-Criminology will host Laura Pitter, counterterrorism advisor for the Human Rights Watch, for the 14th annual Larry Strauser Lectureship on Monday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. more»

Mental Health Support Group Slates Speaker

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1 year 40 weeks ago

A support group (NAMI) for Mental Health consumers and their families meets monthly in Williamsport and Leak Kithcart will be its guest speaker this Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the auditorium at Robert M Sides Auditorium on Mulberry Street just off 180 in downtown Williamsport. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Merazonia

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Merazonia. Merazonia logo - Volunteer Global more»

Website ranked among best in the nation

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College''s website has been listed among the most highly-rated in the country in the 14th annual My College Options Enrollment Power Index (EPI), an analysis of admissions websites from nearly 3,000 colleges and universities. more»

Archaeologist to present "David and Solomon - Dead or Alive?"

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Archaeology Department will host biblical archaeologist Dr. Garth Gilmour of the University of Oxford for a free, public lecture, titled "David and Solomon: Dead or Alive?" on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. more»

June Meetings

December 31, 1969

May Meetings

December 31, 1969

Foster Youth Shadow Day

December 31, 1969

As co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, I was honored to partake in Foster Youth Shadow Day on May 31, 2012.

Morning Member Connection Breakfast Set for Friday

1 year 40 weeks ago

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce will hold its Morning Member Connection Breakfast, Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7:30am at the Genetti Hotel. The program will include introductions of new members of the Chamber of Commerce and staff program reports. more»

Marino Response to Passing of Sen. Arlen Specter

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 14, 2012

Williamsport, PA – U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement in response to the passing of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter: more»

THE NEXT BIG THING Blog Hop

October 16, 2012

We are blog hopping our way through some new reads, and it’s a great way to be introduced to some wonderful authors you might not know. Follow us on the hop and you’ll be introduced to some exciting writers and their works in progress. Below, you will be able to learn a little bit about me and the authors who follow me in Week 18. Be sure to check them all out. more»

How To Network While Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

When most people picture themselves volunteering abroad, they usually don't think about how their project relates to professional development. But what could be more professional than gaining new skill sets, using your expertise to do meaningful work, and making valuable contacts in your field? That's right—networking. more»

Second Annual New District Administrator Training Welcomes First-Year DAs from Around the World

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Volunteers from as far away as Australia, Norway, Brazil, and the Czech Republic were among the 32 first-year District Administrators (DAs) welcomed to Little League International for the second annual New DA Training.

Lycoming to tackle recycling at homecoming game

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will participate in the nationwide Game Day Challenge sustainability initiative during the Homecoming football game, Saturday, Oct 20 at 1:30 p.m. at David Person Field. more»

Four receive alumni association awards

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) presented four awards during the College''s Homecoming activities Saturday, Oct. 20. more»

Cowher, Richard L. (Ric) II

1 year 40 weeks ago

Richard L. (Ric) Cowher II

Richard L. (Ric) Cowher II, 55, of 176 Kinley Road, entered into Heaven on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at his home with his family at his bed side.

Born March 28, 1957 in Williamsport, he was the son of Richard and Aldora (Dawes) Cowher. more»

Bullock, Philip G. Jr.

1 year 40 weeks ago

Philip G. Bullock, Jr., age 57, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully with the grace of God at home on Monday, October 15, 2012.

He was born August 9, 1955, in Williamsport, the son of Philip G. Bullock, Sr. and Janet (Fulmer) Bullock.
Philip and his wife the former Vivian (Vicky) M. Sechler were married on September 23, 1989. more»

Thompson Statement on the Passing of Former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. more»

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Airmen Pond

1 year 41 weeks ago

Mayor Campana is pleased to invite the public to attend the grand opening of the city’s first community ice rink. It is also the home of
our newest professional hockey team, The Williamsport Outlaws. 

The 6:00 p.m. ribbon cutting will take place on the location of Airmen Pond at Bowman Field on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

 

Arlen Specter Loses Battle to Lymphoma

1 year 41 weeks ago
Arlen Specter at the AFL CIO in 2009. Photo credit: Steve Dietz/Sharp Image at Wikimedia Commons) Williamsport

Arlen Specter, who spent much of his 30-year career in the U.S. Senate warning of the dangers of political intolerance, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Specter, who died Sunday, is remembered as one of Congress' best-known moderates. He was a member of both major parties during his career and even mounted a short-lived run for president in 1995. more»

Thompson Receives “Friend of Farm Bureau” Award

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, today received the "Friend of Farm Bureau" award for supporting policies that help farmers attain greater profitability through less regulatory interference, expand farm trade opportunities, and increase demand for U.S. farm products. more»

Guest Article: Archaeology Vacations

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December 31, 1969

Today's article is brought to you by Robin Van Auken. As a historical archaeologist, Robin specializes in promoting history, archaeology and preservation. She works with museums and non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, public and private schools, and avocational archaeology groups. more»

Art professor to present paper

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College professor of art Lynn Estomin will present her paper, "Feminist Documentary through the Lens of Social Justice," at the Social Justice Feminism Conference at the University of Cincinnati College of Law Oct. 26-27. more»

Archaeology program completes expedition in Cyprus

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Archaeology Program has announced its completion of the 2012 expedition of Idalion, Cyprus. Dr. more»

Gray, Ronald

1 year 40 weeks ago

Ronald Gray

Ronald Gray, 56, passed away suddenly at his home on October 15, 2012.

Born April 8, 1956, in Williamsport, he is a son of Oddy “Mickey” and Alice (Butler) Gray.

Ron graduated from Williamsport High School. He loved family and friends and enjoyed fishing. more»

Dincher, Maureen Ann

1 year 41 weeks ago

Maureen Ann Dincher

(December 20, 1941 - October 13, 2012)

Maureen Ann Dincher, 70, of Finksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester, MD.

Born Dec. 20, 1941 in Williamsport, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Josephine I. McGee Dolan and Arthur Francis Dolan. more»

United Way Campaign Growing

1 year 41 weeks ago

Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) officials describe the 2012 campaign progress as ‘ongoing and steady’ during the annual drive’s early weeks.

“We have seen steady growth these first few weeks and have received a second progress report of $183,826 pledged so far,” said LCUW volunteer campaign chair Virgil Probasco. more»

The President's Health Care Law: Provisions Going Into Effect in 2013

December 31, 1969

In less than three months, Americans will be hit with an onslaught of new tax increases and health care cuts implemented under President Obama’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more»

Phillips Arthur L. Jr.,

1 year 41 weeks ago

Arthur L. Phillips Jr.

(December 23, 1958 - October 12, 2012)

Arthur L. Phillips Jr., 53, of 57 Sandra Lee Drive, Linden, died Friday October 12, 2012 at home.

He was born in Harrisburg on December 23, 1958, the son of Arthur Sr and Caroline Hoopert Phillips. more»

Wearing awareness: Business students team up with YWCA for community event

October 11, 2012

Kendra Bitner
Lycourier Staff

On Friday, students at Lycoming College reached out to make a personal effort in raising domestic violence awareness.  Members of Dr. Boyd’s Business 244 teamed up with the YWCA of Northcentral Pennsylvania to be models in their annual Clothesline Project.

Lycoming College senior receives microbiology award

October 11, 2012

 Lycoming College senior Jordan Krebs was a 2012 award recipient of the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program.

A night of Spoken Word Returns To Converge Gallery October 12

October 11, 2012

Converge Gallery is pleased to announce a new season of Spoken Word beginning October 12, 2012 from 7-9pm.

The nights are getting cooler but the talent is still hot. Converge Gallery invites all poets, lyricists, comedians, and writers alike, to showcase their talents live. Spoken Word offers a judgment-free environment to share

LeAnn Rimes to release fourteenth album in spring 2013

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Editor's note: This summer, I had worked as a summer correspondent at the New Castle News. I've stayed in communications with them as a freelance writer, and was recently presented with the unique opportunity to interview country superstar LeAnn Rimes. The following is the result of my interview with her.

Sunday evening service receives positive feedback

October 11, 2012

Bethany Richardson
Lycourier Staff

United Christian Ministries (UCM) is holding a worship service every Sunday evening at Honors Hall from 7:30 to 8:30.

Even though the service has only been held three times so far, campus minister Jeff Lecrone says the average attendance is close to 30 students.

Lycoming College professor releases new book of poetry

October 11, 2012

Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, “Ajanta’s Ledge.” A book-signing was held at Otto’s bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, October 5.  Copies are also available at the College’s Streeter Campus Store.

October 11, 2012

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A great leader: President Douthat’s retirement

October 11, 2012

Alycia Lucio
Staff Writer

 President James E. Douthat is retiring this year.  After joining the Lycoming family as the 14th president in 1989, he has worked on improving the foundation of the college for 24 years.

Lycoming fights blood deficit with ARC drive

October 11, 2012


Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor

Alumni welcomed back for reunion weekend

October 11, 2012


Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College alumni are welcomed back for Reunion weekend and Homecoming Weekend, and are invited to participate in multiple activities. Alumni may sign in between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 in Burchfield Lounge and pick up their complimentary football tickets for Saturday’s game.

Homecoming to feature many festivities

October 11, 2012


Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff


This year’s homecoming week is jam-packed with lots of activities for students to participate in. There will be various events and activities ranging from talent shows to mud wrestling in which students may participate.

New print system may be shortchanging students

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Change. Sometimes it’s a good thing and other times, well—it’s a pain in the you-know-where.
One change I’ve heard a lot of commotion about this semester is the new system regarding print counts for students. So I decided to look into it.

Personal moral values should not hinder individual basic rights

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

I’ve said before that I’m not big into politics, but rest assured, I definitely have a set of social opinions that I stand by firmly.

Theatre Spotlight: New professors join department

October 11, 2012

Taylor Kendra
Lycourier Staff

Jay Innerarity and Tiffany Towns have joined the faculty of the Theatre Department and are hard at work building and designing for Threepenny Opera.

Innerarity will be the Technical Director, Scenic Designer, and Lighting Designer
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