Williamsport

Winter sports teams prepare for seasons

October 11, 2012

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

Winter sports begin preseason training

Opinion: Warriors still not receiving votes, but why?

October 11, 2012
Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

After five game win streak, Warriors still don’t have a single vote
Beat a nationally ranked team…check! Beat two teams receiving votes from D3footbal.com…double check!

Volunteering For Youth Engagement: Helping Young People Become Global Citizens

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December 31, 1969

While some say the measure of a country’s greatness is though examining the treatment of the poor or the weak, or even through its biodiversity, it is becoming more popular amongst those in the social justice, development, and political worlds to measure a country’s greatness based on the way it treats its children.Teenage boys - volunteering for youth empowerment - Volunteer Global more»

Wagner, Terry L.

1 year 27 weeks ago

Terry L. Wagner 

(September 14, 1950 - October 11, 2012)

Terry L. Wagner, age 62, of 450 Center Street, Williamsport died October 11, 2012 at home.

Terry was born in Williamsport on September 14, 1950, the son of Robert M. and Claire T. Kranz Wagner.

Terry was retired.

He loved sports and was an avid Raiders and Philly fan. more»

PennDOT, Schools to Promote Safe Walking, Bicycling with Walk or Roll to School Day

1 year 28 weeks ago

PennDOT announced that schools and communities across Pennsylvania will highlight walking and bicycle safety by participating in Walk or Roll to School Day. more»

Welfare Department delays copayment initiative

1 year 27 weeks ago

State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, said the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare today announced it is delaying the implementation of copayments for families with incomes above 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. more»

Wall Street Phil Pads Household Income

1 year 27 weeks ago

Former Wall Street executive Phil Scollo is bringing his checkered past back to the future.

Scollo reported that last year alone he himself earned more than three times the median salary of households in northeastern Pennsylvania.# Despite his hefty salary, Scollo was forced to admit that he owes more than $44,000 in state and federal tax debt dating back to 2006.# more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Casas De La Esperanza

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Casas de la Esperanza. Casas de la Esperanza - Volunteer Global more»

Alumna Joyce Michaud to exhibit artwork

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Art Department will host "Nuances," an exhibition by artist Joyce Michaud, Oct. 18-Nov. 16 in the College''s Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An artist''s reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday, Oct. more»

Habitat for Humanity to host annual 5K

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College chapter of Habitat for Humanity will host its annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. The 3.1-mile course begins at College Place and continues through Brandon Park and downtown Williamsport. more»

Hritzko, Ruth Travelette

1 year 27 weeks ago

Ruth Travelette Hritzko

Ruth Travelette Hritzko, 94, of 1566 Northway Road, Williamsport, died Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at home.

Born August 2, 1918 in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Irwin Harry and Ruth E. (McClintock) Travelette. On Feb. 14, 2001 she married Leonard L. Hritzko, who survives. more»

PennDOT Reminds Motorists to Watch for Fall Driving Hazards

1 year 27 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of ForestGladesiWander, Wikimedia Commons)

With fall's arrival, PennDOT is reminding motorists to use caution and be alert for seasonal travel hazards like sun glare, frosty mornings and wet leaves on roadways and bridges. more»

Internships Abroad: Where To Go, What To Do, And How To Get Started

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December 31, 1969

I am so excited for Volunteer Global’s new intern abroad programs. more»

Rolley, George P.

1 year 27 weeks ago

George P. Rolley 

(May 10, 1923 - October 9, 2012)

George P. Rolley, 89, of Montoursville died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning October 9, 2012.

George was born in Karthus, Pa. on May 10, 1923, the son of Louis and Clara Demonge Rolley.

He was married to the former Beryl L. Johns, who passed away March 2006, after celebrating 59 years of marriage. more»

House bill would speed disability payments to wounded troops

December 31, 1969

Below you will find an article on the Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act appearing in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and Stars & Stripes. 

House bill would speed disability payments to wounded troops

By Carl Prine more»

Armed Robbery Reported in Loyalsock Township

1 year 27 weeks ago

Armed Robbery Reported in Loyalsock Township - PSP Motoursville are seeking information in an armed robbery that took place aroudn 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7. Trooper Angel Bieber said at that time a white male wearing khaki pants and a black hoodie entered the Nittany Minit Mary at 1450 East Third Street and demanded cash from the register. more»

Volunteering With A Political Campaign: What You Can Do And How To Get Started!

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December 31, 1969

'Tis the season—the election season, that is! As the 2012 election gets closer, so does the frenzy with which candidates campaign across the United States. Since people are campaigning right now for nearly every level of government, there is a huge variety in the type of work that you can do as a volunteer and where you can do it. more»

Jacobs, Catherine E.

1 year 27 weeks ago

Catherine E. Jacobs

Catherine E. Jacobs, 90, of 1900 Ravine Road, formerly of Duboistown, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2012, at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. 

She was born on November 27, 1921, in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Andrew J. and Freida L. (Schneider) Bubb. more»

Mirabito: Welfare Department delays copayment initiative

October 5, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: Welfare Department delays copayment initiative

October 5, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mayor Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1 year 28 weeks ago

October 10, 2012 will be the 5th year that Mayor Gabriel Campana has felt the need to bring Breast Cancer Awareness to all of the citizens of Williamsport. The front of City Hall at 245 West Fourth Street will be decorated with pink lights and pink ribbons and will be illuminated on Wed., October 10 at 6:30. more»

Throne for a LOOPER: Sci-fi epic one of year’s best films

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1 year 28 weeks ago

***1/2 (out of four)

“Thirty years from now is yesterday, and I can remember it.”

This line from “Looper” gives an idea of the mental gymnastics involved in the movie’s time-travel storyline.

But the sentence is poetic, too -- and that’s appropriate; because while this movie has a gripping plot and lots of action, it’s loaded with heart and soul as well. more»

Weekend Roundup: October 5, 2012

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December 31, 1969

News & EventsVolunteering in Canada- Volunteer Global

Our friends at Volunteer Forever officially launched their crowdfunding and review platforms last month. more»

Student receives national microbiology award

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College senior Jordan Krebs was a 2012 award recipient of the American Society for Microbiology''s (ASM) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program. more»

Schappell, David Paul

1 year 28 weeks ago

David Paul Schappell

David Paul Schappell, 76, of Dogwood Lane, Williamsport, went to be with the Lord Friday, October 5, 2012 at Rose View Center.

Born March 24, 1936 in Reading, he was a son of Ludwig and Kathryn May Schappell. He married Sandra A. Brown and would have celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on October 21. more»

Neidig, Carl A.

1 year 28 weeks ago

 Carl A. Neidig

Carl A. Neidig, 91, formerly of Fink Ave., Williamsport, died Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was a devoted father and grandfather. more»

‘The Avengers’ saves the day

October 4, 2012


By Alycia Lucio
The Lycourier Staff

Review: ‘The Girl She Used To Be’

October 4, 2012


By Qiana Hill
The Lycourier Staff

Fishing with Flyco

October 4, 2012


By Cory Trego
The Lycourier Staff

Theatre Presents One Acts

October 4, 2012


By Taylor Kendra
The Lycourier Staff


Sunday, September 23 were the auditions for this year’s Directing II showcases.  The directors are Toby Anderson, Hanah Eyler, and Krista Peterson.

Thompson, Loebsack Introduce Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) have introduced H.R. more»

First Friday Williamsport: October 2012

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1 year 28 weeks ago
Japanese photography on display at The First FridayPeter Herdic House for

Art activities abound. See the list of participating First Friday shops and galleries at the bottom of this article. more»

Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Newsletter October 2012

1 year 28 weeks ago

Volunteering Abroad In Canada: A Look At Three Organizations Providing Service Projects Nationwide

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December 31, 1969

Looking for a volunteer abroad experience that provides all the comforts of speaking English or French, while also staying rooted in North America? Interested in serving populations and programs that are oftentimes overlooked in developed societies, but crucial to the social justice of the country’s inhabitants? more»

Mirabito continues fight for return of aviation unit

October 3, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito continues fight for return of aviation unit

October 3, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: House recognizes North Central Sight Services

October 3, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: House recognizes North Central Sight Services

October 3, 2012

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Antonio Vazquez Urdaneta

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Aug. 30, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Antonio Vazquez Urdaneta.

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteering To Learn

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteering To Learn.Volunteering To Learn Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Holmes to discuss "God and the White House"

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will host Dr. David L. Holmes, author and professor of religious studies emeritus at the College of William and Mary, for a free public lecture, titled "God and the White House: Religion and the Presidency in American History," on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. more»

Dunn, Nellie A.

1 year 28 weeks ago

Nellie A. Dunn

(July 7, 1912 - October 3, 2012)

Nellie A. Dunn, was embraced in the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and called home to her eternal glory on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Emmanuel Center Nursing Home in Danville, Pa. more»

Event Focuses on Marcellus Shale Issues for Financial Professionals

1 year 28 weeks ago

The Law Firm of Marshall, Parker & Associates is hosting a free breakfast event on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 100 Pine St. in Williamsport. The event is intended as an eucational and networking opportunity for accountants, attorneys and financial advisors working with Marcellus landowners. more»

Public skating, lessons, hockey at The Pond

1 year 28 weeks ago

A group of individuals, citizens of Williamsport, are involved in a campaign to promote the building of a Civic Arena with an ice rink for 2013. As a way to spark interest and raise support, an outdoor, refrigerated ice surface will soon be under construction at Historic Bowman Field. more»

Lance Van Auken Named Vice President and Executive Director of Little League Museum

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2012) – Lance Van Auken, Vice President of Communications at Little League International since 2008, has been named Vice President and Executive Director of the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.

State Police Continue to Investigate Rash of Thefts in Williamsport

1 year 28 weeks ago

State Police Continue to Investigate Rash of Thefts in Williamsport - State Police in Montoursville are seeking additional information in a series of thefts from motor vehicles which occurred over the weekend in Williamsport. more»

Want To Take An Alternative Break? Here's What You Can Do!

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December 31, 1969

Erin Budmayr recently joined the Volunteer Global team as our Campus Program Development intern. A senior at the University of South Dakota, Erin is helping us develop our campus partnership programs. more»

Professor releases new book of poetry

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, "Ajanta's Ledge." A book-signing will be held at Otto's bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5-8 p.m. more»

Career Services to host graduate school fair

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College Career Services will host a Graduate and Professional School Fair on Monday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more»

First Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

1 year 28 weeks ago

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is accepting grant applications for its Mini Grant Fund, Walter J. Heim Fund, and Roscoe M. and Edith M. Wolf Fund. Deadline to apply for funding is November 1, 2012. more»

United Way campaign under way

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1 year 28 weeks ago

Only two weeks into the 2012 Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) annual campaign, officials are pleased with the first progress report: since the September 13th kick-off, $149,870 has been raised. more»

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