Williamsport

Taber Museum to Tour the Sones Farm Museum

May 10, 2013

Sones Farm

Spring plowing at Sones Farm more»

Little League® Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree Comes to Norfolk, Virginia

May 10, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold the inaugural Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree at the Azalea Little League Complex in Norfolk, Va., from May 10-12. More than 1,000 children with developmental and physical challenges from 59 teams are expected to participate in this year. The teams are coming to Norfolk from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

ASAP Plans, Backgrounds Checks are to Be Completed Before Start of Season

May 9, 2013
It’s March, and in many places the 2013 Little League season has begun. Now is the time to do all you can to ensure the safety and well-being of your Little Leaguers.

WAHS Mock Crash Program Delivers Heavy Message

1 year 14 weeks ago
The SADD mock "crash scene" depicts emergency responders working to extract the victims from the vehicle.

With prom season upon us and graduation right around the corner, the Williamsport Area High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club, in cooperation with a number of community agencies, delivered a heavy message on the dangers of drinking and driving to the student body this morning by conducting a mock DUI cras more»

Thompson Testifies Before House Armed Service Committee Urging Full Implementation of STEP Act Provisions

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today testified before the U.S. more»

Clearfield Area High School Senior Danielle Anderson Wins Fifth Congressional District 2013 High School Art Competition

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Danielle Anderson of Clearfield, Pa., a senior at Clearfield Area High School, has won the 5th Congressional District’s 2013 High School Art Competition, which was sponsored by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson.  Anderson's artwork, “Giraffe,” a colored pencil drawing, will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C. more»

Patton, Marian C. Hepburn

1 year 15 weeks ago

Marian C. Hepburn Patton, 67, of Williamsport, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Born May 27, 1945, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Ransom C. and Marian Catherine Fox Hepburn.

Marian was a 1963 graduate of Williamsport High School. She retired from ShopVac after 12 years of service due to an injury. more»

A Classic Combination: Little Leaguers invited to participate in Cooperstown Game Day Parade

May 13, 2013
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum needs Little Leaguers to be a part of a Memorial Day celebration.

Umpires Selected for Nine Little League® World Series

May 20, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball announced today the 115 umpires who will be working the nine Little League® World Series this summer. The Little League® World Series schedule kicks off with the Big League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C. on July 24 and ends with the Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game in South Williamsport, Pa. on August 25.

Filmmakers Release Human Trafficking-Awareness Film 'Remember to Forget Me'

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Two young female Pennsylvania filmmakers have created a film and released it on Youtube that tackles the difficult and dark subject of human trafficking in America. “Remember To Forget Me” is a 30 minute video a year in the making. It has been created to raise awareness on Human Trafficking through artistic film. more»

City to gain $150,000 for corporate naming rights at Bowman Field.

1 year 15 weeks ago

Williamsport City Mayor Gabriel Campana announced that he has successfully negotiated a corporate naming rights deal for Bowman Field, where the Williamsport Crosscutters play. more»

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Supports Healthy Kids Day

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Williamsport Branch YMCA is hosting event May 18 more»

FEMA Announces New Requirement for 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Application Process

December 31, 1969

Bellefonte, Pa. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced new conditions for the 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program including the requirement that all grant applicants must be registered with SAM.gov before submitting their applications. more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The Boston Bombings: A First Look

Witnesses (invited): more»

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: Resolving International Parental Child Abductions to Non-Hague Convention Countries

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Hearing: The Threat of China's Unsafe Consumables

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: Increasing American Jobs through Greater Exports to Africa

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Local and Private Sector Initiatives to Combat International Human Trafficking

Witnesses: more»

Williams, Burns S.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Burns S. Williams

Burns S. Williams, 60, of Williamsport, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 15, 1952, in Williamsport, he was a son of Charles S. and Gladys (Overdorf) Williams. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tami Brown, in 2012. more»

Wirth, Marion E. (Rice)

1 year 15 weeks ago

Marion E. (Rice) Wirth, 95, of 1835 Bloomingrove Road, Williamsport, went peacefully with the Lord on May 2, 2013, at her home.

Born August 7, 1917, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Carl and Margaret (Blair) Rice.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by two brothers, David and Paul Rice; and two sisters, Arleen Rice and Harriet Kinley. more»

Governor Corbett Proclaims May Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

1 year 15 weeks ago
Tank Baird takes a break while driving his motorcycle in the rain.

PennDOT Encourages Sharing the Road, Reinforces New Teen Rider Law

With the increasing popularity of motorcycling in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Corbett has signed a proclamation commemorating May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. more»

Here’s 'Mud' in Your Eye

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Thought-provoking thriller with great performances and gorgeous visuals

*** (out of four)

 

Chivalry is not dead. more»

2013 Little League® Magazine Features Rookie Standout Mike Trout

June 3, 2013
The 2013 edition of the Little League Magazine, published by Major League Baseball, has been distributed to all local Little Leagues chartered in the United States. Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year, is featured on the cover.

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure

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Donations Sought - Yard and Bake Sale 

Saturday, May 11th from 8 am until 1 pm at the Thomas T. Taber Museum (Lycoming County Historical Society). 858 West 4th Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. Household goods, knick-knacks, sporting goods, books, holiday decorations, small furniture. more»

WAHS STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN EMPLOYABILITY DAY

1 year 15 weeks ago

On Tuesday, May 7, eight Williamsport Area High School students from Vikki Vollman’s and Patricia Cioffi’s classes will participate in the Lycoming County Transition Council’s EmployAbility Day. more»

Montgomery Resident to Walk Overnight for Suicide Prevention

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Ralph Wilson, Montgomery, will participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Overnight, in Washington, D.C., a 16-mile walk from sunset to sunrise June 1-2, to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention. more»

Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree Comes to Tampa, Florida

May 9, 2013
Little League Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative Florida State Jamboree at the Larry Sanders Sports Complex in Tampa, Fla., from May 2-5. One of nine Urban Initiative Jamborees being held throughout the United States this spring, participants in the Florida State Jamboree will take part in a weekend of games and other special events at no cost to their local league.

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure

May 3, 2013

Buried_TreasureDonations Sought - Yard and Bake Sale

Saturday, May 11th from more»

Chrapek, Jean E.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Jean E. Chrapek

(August 23, 1934 - April 30, 2013)

Jean E. Chrapek, 78, of Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Gatehouse following an extended illness.

She was born in Williamsport on Aug. 23, 1934, a daughter of George A. and Margaret M. Jolin Garman. more»

Santomarco, Antonio

1 year 16 weeks ago

Antonio Santomarco

(June 15, 1921 - April 30, 2013)

Antonio Santomarco, 91, died April 30, 2013 in the Williamsport Home.

He was born in Terracina, Italy on June 15, 1921 the son of Filippo and Annuziata Santomarco. more»

Ted Hefko, Thousandaires to Perform at Brewery

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Ted Hefko

 In mid-May, Ted Hefko and The Thousandaires  will embark on a tour of the South with points as far west as Dallas, TX, stopping May 13 to perform a Cajun/Jazz/Roots music concdert at The Bullfrog Brewery from 7-10 p.m.  more»

Award-winning ‘Branson on the Road’ coming to Williamsport

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1 year 15 weeks ago

What do you get when you bring together a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy and great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music?

Branson On The Road is coming to Williamsport on Saturday, June 8 at the Community Arts Center. more»

Anthem Auditions Tonight at Community Arts Center

1 year 15 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters will hold auditions for National Anthem performers on Wednesday, May 1 from 6pm-8pm at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.  more»

WAHS Mock Crash Event to Deliver Heavy Message

1 year 15 weeks ago

For the first time in three years, the Williamsport Area High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club will deliver a heavy message to its peers by conducting a mock DUI crash program from 8 to 10 a.m. on May 8 in the high school auditorium. more»

Take a Cruise on OBLIVION

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First of many goodies in a promising sci-fi year
*** (out of four)

Yes, there is more going on than meets the eye in “Oblivion,” the new sci-fi hit starring Tom Cruise. more»

Wilson, Catherine C.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Catherine C. Wilson

Catherine C. Wilson, 94, formerly of the 1800 block of Spring Run Road, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Rose View Center where she had been a resident the past seven years.

Born Nov. 20, 1918, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Freeman and Kathryn (Sautter) Craw. more»

Coon, Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick

1 year 16 weeks ago

Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick Coon

Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick Coon, 90, of Williamsport, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Roseview Manor.

Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Vern and Venita (Beatty) Richey. more»

Just Below Your Feet

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Just Below Your Feet is Stephanie Bowen, right, and Sara Griggs

A year ago, during American Archaeology Field School, one of my students asked about Cultural Resource Management in Pennsylvania. I told her about CRM and about PA Act 70, which has devastated professional archaeology in the Commonwealth, and encouraged her to research the topic as an independent study, a capstone project for her American Studies major. more»

Williamsport Storage Unit Business Burglarized

1 year 16 weeks ago

Williamsport Unit Business Burglarized - PSP Montoursville are investigating a burglary that occurred at a storage unit business that occurred earlier this month. Trooper Justin Rosboschil said locks were damaged to multiple storage units at Square M Storage, 3842 West 4th Street in Williamsport on April 7. more»

WAHS Teacher Coach to be Honored at Relay Event

1 year 16 weeks ago

Cancer Survivor Kevin Choate Will Serve as Event’s Keynote Speaker

For at least one Williamsport Area High School teacher, this year’s Relay for Life event will take on a more powerful meaning having recently proclaimed that he is now a cancer survivor. more»

First Friday May 2013

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Converge Gallery

Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine
Outdoor music on Pine Street for First Friday. Artists can pre-register at Le Chocolat, 420 Pine Street.

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Season Winds Down with 'Fantastique' Pianist

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Pianist Alexander Schimpf

It is strange that I have to talk about the last concert of the season already! It has been an incredible ride. Each concert showcased our talented musicians, fabulous soloists, marvelous choirs; we traveled through time and performed music of many different genres. more»

Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business

1 year 16 weeks ago

Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business - PSP Montoursville say a trailer was towed from the property of a business establishment in Unityville last month. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 4:30 a.m. on March 29, the padlock was cut on the hitch of a trailer parked at 4712 Route 42 highway. more»

Crain Sr., David C.

1 year 16 weeks ago

David C. Crain Sr., 77, of Mill Lane, Williamsport, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born March 1, 1936 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late David M. and Hilda J. (Pentz) Crain. more»

Walther, Roma M.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Roma M. Walther, of Trout Run, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Roma was born February 18, 1930, in Wrightsville, the daughter of Guy and Caroline Myers.

She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Evelyn I. McCune; a brother, Gordon Myers; and a son, Daniel Myers Walther. more»

Fornwalt, John A.

1 year 16 weeks ago

John A. Fornwalt, 94, of E. 5th Ave. South Williamsport, died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at his home.

Born Dec. 4, 1918 in South Williamsport, he was a son of the late David and Pearl (Yohe) Fornwalt. more»

Kellerman, Mary L.

1 year 17 weeks ago

Mary L. Kellerman, 88, of Williamsport, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Sycamore Manor.

Born Dec. 9, 1924, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Maude (Cramer) Snyder. more»

Maiorana, Salvatore “Sal”

1 year 17 weeks ago

Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana

Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana, 68, of Heim Hill Rd., Montoursville, died suddenly Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Stars and Stripes: “Thompson-sponsored law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower costs"

December 31, 1969

ICYMI: Stars and Stripes Newspaper: “Thompson-sponsored law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower costs”

“The Defense Department is in the process of implementing the Servicemember Telemedicine eHealth Portability Act (STEP), which will make it easier for servicemembers to get more virtual medical care, particularly mental health counseli more»

WAHS Senior Named National Achievement Scholar

1 year 16 weeks ago
Williamsport Area High School senior Elizabeth Rider has been named a National Achievement Scholar from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Student Among Only 700 Nationwide to Earn $2,500 Scholarship  more»

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