Williamsport

Crosscutters Looking for Community Service Projects

44 weeks 1 day ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters are looking for community service projects for players in and around the Williamsport area this summer. more»

Happy Flag Day!

44 weeks 1 day ago

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Safe Natural Gas Development Benefits Cascade Across Pa.

June 14, 2013

Yesterday, the Pa. Public Utility Commission (PUC) released “the disbursements to county and municipal governments under Act 13/Impact Fee,” a sum of $202.4 million, which is in addition to $1.8 billion paid in natural gas-related taxes and last year’s impact fees of more than $200 million. more»

Everett Votes to Advance Budget Bill to Senate

June 13, 2013

HARRISBURG – Following a nearly day-long debate Wednesday, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) voted to advance House Bill 1437 to the Senate for its consideration. The bill, which passed 108-92, contains the General Fund budget proposal.

Mitcheltree, Betty Jean

44 weeks 3 days ago

Betty Jean Mitcheltree

Betty Jean Mitcheltree, 69, of Linn St., Williamsport, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at ManorCare South.

Born Jan. 16, 1944, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Sidney L. and Alberta J. (Croman) Mitcheltree Sr. more»

Mayor Reports Bowman Field in 'Great Shape'

44 weeks 2 days ago

City of Williamsport's Mayor Gabriel J. Campana reports that "Bowman Field’s field condition is in great shape." more»

Cutters Open 2013 Season June 18!

44 weeks 2 days ago

Game to be televised by WNEP more»

This Week, Take Action

44 weeks 2 days ago
Take Action For Greenways and Trails!   

Marcellus Shale Fee Revenue Having Positive Impact on Pennsylvania Communities

June 13, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) CEO Kathryn Z. Klaber issued the following statement on the 2012 Marcellus Shale Impact fee allocations released today by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), which totaled just over $202 million: more»

What They’re Saying: “Shale Gas Turned the World of Energy on Its Head”

June 13, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Increased competitiveness, a more secure energy future, more jobs and a cleaner environment. more»

Cutters to Debut New "Dugout Deck"

June 13, 2013

The home opener will mark the debut of the new "Dugout Deck" located behind the 3rd base dugout which provides a new social area for fans attending games.

PASA Offers Organic Grain Workshop in Centre County

June 13, 2013

Sow the Grains of Knowledge: Organic Wheat, Spelt, Emmer & Einkorn Production
Workshop in Centre County for Grain Enthusiasts of All Levels
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Little League® Urban Initiative New York Metro Jamboree Comes to Bronx, New York

June 14, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative New York Metro Jamboree at the Bronxchester, Parkchester and Van Nest Little League Fields in Bronx, N.Y. on June 14-16.

DiMassimo, Daisy M.

44 weeks 6 days ago

Daisy M. DiMassimo

Daisy M. DiMassimo, 87, formerly of the 1300 block of Dewey Avenue, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Rose View Center where she had been a resident the past three years. more»

All Cutters Games to be Broadcast on ESPN Williamsport 4-man broadcast crew to call action

June 12, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters and ESPN Radio Williamsport have jointly announced an extension of their partnership agreement for the 2013 season.

Crosscutters Looking for Community Service Projects

June 12, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters are looking for community service projects for players in and around the Williamsport area this summer.

Alert: Thursday's 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series Luncheon to be Streamed Live

June 12, 2013
We're proud and excited to announce that this year's Little League Baseball® World Series luncheon will be webcast live on "Little League TV" at http://www.littleleague.org/tv. We hope you can join us as we begin our celebration of National Little League Week.

New Report: Responsible Natural Gas Development an “Economic Boon for Pennsylvania”

June 11, 2013

A new report – available here – from the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy underscores the clear fact that safe, tightly-regulated Marcellus Shale development has “produced major economic benefits to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania more»

First-Ever Australian Little League Baseball® Team Wins Its Way to Williamsport

44 weeks 4 days ago
The Perth Metro Central Little League team with the first-ever Australia Region Championship banner.

The 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series has its first Region Champion, and they’ve already made history. more»

Jenny Dalton to Perform at Bullfrog Brewery

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44 weeks 4 days ago
Jenny Dalton and Bloodfolk

Jenny Dalton will be coming to Williamsport on tour from Minneapolis, MN to perform at Bullfrog Brewery on Sunday, June 23rd (8pm, ages 21+, no cover, Adela and Jude). It will be a solo performance on keyboard, with some autoharp and percussion often compared to Florence Welch, Tori Amos, Bat for Lashes and others. more»

Summer Adventure Awaits at Lycoming College for Kids, Teens

44 weeks 5 days ago
tudents in Aeronautical Engineers build rockets to launch at Lycoming College for Kids and Teens.

Parents, are you concerned about your children's summer vacation? Lycoming College for Kids and Teens not only offers education, it guarantees adventure. more»

New Little League® Museum Viewing Plaza Opens at the World of Little League

June 10, 2013
In conjunction with the grand reopening of the World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, Little League® Baseball and Softball and the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) announced the unveiling of the new Little League Museum Viewing Plaza.

Little League® President and CEO Participates in NFL Safety Roundtable

June 13, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball has been a pioneer in safety in youth sports, and Stephen D. Keener, Little League® President and Chief Executive Officer recently provided insights into Little League’s safety program at a roundtable discussion sponsored by the National Football League in New York City.

First-Ever Australian Little League Baseball® Team Wins Its Way to Williamsport

June 10, 2013
The 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series has its first Region Champion, and they’ve already made history. On Wednesday, June 5, the Perth Metro Central Little League in Perth, Australia won the inaugural Australia Region Tournament in Queensland, Australia, earning its way to compete in the Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.

On the Boardwalk

June 10, 2013

Coneyisland1 300x200 On the Boardwalk

Coney Island more»

Little League® Amps up for Grand Reopening of the World of Little League

June 10, 2013
On September 4, 2012, Little League® Baseball and Softball closed the doors of the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and started a $4.3 million renovation process. Nine months later, the organization is putting the finishing touches on the museum in preparation for an on-time grand reopening on June 15, 2013.

Alumni Association Plans Award

44 weeks 5 days ago

WASD Alumni Board Seeks Nominations from Fellow Former Classmates

In an effort to honor former classmates, the Williamsport Area School District Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the recipient of its second Distinguished Alumni Award. more»

Klinger, Lindsay Michaele

45 weeks 2 days ago

Lindsay Michaele Klinger

Lindsay Michaele Klinger, 26, of Williamsport, was caught up into the Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ, early Thursday morning, June 6, 2013.

Lindsay was born October 2, 1986, the daughter of William R. and Michaele (Hoover) Klinger. more»

An RV Trip through Northcentral PA Clears the Cobwebs

44 weeks 5 days ago
Hiawatha Paddlewheeler in the West Branch Susquehanna River, at Susquehanna State Park, Williamsport. (Photo courtesy of Ruhrfisch, Wikimedia Commons)

Nothing clears the mind and refuels our sense of adventure like hitting the open road. For out-of-towners, North Central Pennsylvania offers a diverse landscape with plenty of outdoor recreation. An RV vacation through the Pennsylvania countryside frees us to enjoy nature on our own terms and relax for a while. more»

Little League® Urban Initiative Central Region Jamboree Comes to Indianapolis, Indiana

June 7, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative Central Region Jamboree in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Douglass Little League and the Little League Central Region Complexes on June 7-9.

Johnson, Vivian I.

45 weeks 3 days ago

Vivian I. Johnson

Vivian I. Johnson, 84, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born May 6, 1929, in North Bend, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Anna Grugan Adams.

Vivian was a graduate of the Williamsport High School, Class of 1947. more»

Style over Substance -- but what great style!

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45 weeks 2 days ago

NOW YOU SEE ME
*** (out of four)

“Now You See Me” is a pretty much case of style over substance.

But what style! more»

MSC in Tribune-Democrat: Natural Gas Industry Committed to Safety, “Growing Local Businesses”

June 7, 2013

It was heartening to read about some of Act 13’s positive impacts on Cambria County in a recent editorial (“Marcellus Shale’s fair share,” May 26), but roundly criticizing the bipartisan impact fee in favor of a severance tax fails to provide Tribune-Democrat readers with important facts and context. more»

WASD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST NYC FALL BUS TRIP

45 weeks 2 days ago

The Williamsport Area School District Alumni Association is hosting a New York City bus trip on Saturday, Oct. 19, to take in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple.

The 47-passenger bus will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost is $50 per person and covers transportation only. more»

Meet the Cutters Reception June 15

45 weeks 2 days ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced the annual “Meet the Cutters” reception will be held, Saturday, June 15 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Historic Bowman Field. Admission is free and the public is invited. more»

Emig, Charles N.

45 weeks 4 days ago

Charles N. Emig

Charles N. Emig, 88, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home. more»

Opening Night 2013

June 6, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters open their 15th Anniversary Season at Historic Bowman Field under new manager Nelson Prada, Tuesday, June 18 as they host the State College Spikes at 7:05pm.

Billtown Blues Fest This Weekend

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45 weeks 3 days ago
The Blind Chitlin Kahunas

The Billtown Blues Association is now in the final stages of their preparation for the 24th Annual Billtown Blues Festival set for JUNE 9th at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in Hughesville PA. Gates open at 11am and music starts on the Main Stage at 12 noon. Here are some important details:

HOW TO GET A TICKET more»

World of Little League® to Exhibit One-of-a-Kind Babe Ruth Uniform

June 12, 2013
In 1934, on his only international barnstorming tour, baseball immortal Babe Ruth wore just one uniform. That uniform, consisting of a jersey, pants and socks – will be part of a special exhibit when the completely renovated World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store opens on June 15.

Marino responds to Rice appointment as National Security Advisor

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2013

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement in response to President Obama naming U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice as his National Security Advisor: more»

June 2013 First Friday Art Scene & Special Event Listings

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Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine

Music by students from the Uptown Collective. They will be kicking off their 5th annual, 24 hour Blues-A- Thon. You will not want to miss their performances along with the many artists lining the sidewalks of Pine and Fourth Streets


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Leadership Lycoming presents Community Projects

45 weeks 3 days ago
Leadership Lycoming team members (l. to r.) - Megan Lehman, Sherry Paulhamus, Greg Harrison, Heather Willis Lewis, Stacie Schearer, Jamie Snyder (Joseph Geffe absent)

On May 21, 2013, the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2013 presented its Community projects to Leadership advisors, board members and project agency leaders during a reception at the Professional Development Center on the Campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Stevens Students, Staff Raise $925 for Cancer Research

45 weeks 3 days ago

Earlier this spring, teachers and students at Stevens Elementary School, 1150 Louisa St., came up with the idea to support a great and worthwhile cause — an idea that ultimately raised $925 through a series of special events. more»

“Move Over, OPEC”; Shale Gas 21st Century’s “Biggest Innovation”

June 5, 2013

In a CNBC column this week, world-renowned energy expert Daniel Yergin laid out the clear facts about safe, job-creating American shale gas. Put simply, according to Dr. more»

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals

45 weeks 4 days ago

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals - Two accidents involving motorcycles in as many days sent one driver to Geisinger for treatment of major injuries over the weekend. PSP Trooper Brian Evarts said Steven C. more»

Thompson Urges HHS Secretary to Prevent Thousands of Pennsylvania Children from Losing Health Insurance

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today urged U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to prevent thousands of children from being force out of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) due to changes being implemented under President Obama’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more»

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