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.@penn_state DuBois program readies 15 for work in #NaturalG

June 17, 2013

.@penn_state DuBois program readies 15 for work in #NaturalGas industry http://t.co/pSNw67d6sC #Marcellus #Jobs

Lehigh & Northampton counties to receive more than $540k

June 17, 2013

Lehigh & Northampton counties to receive more than $540k from #Marcellus #ShaleGas impact fee http://t.co/dQ4L50Rk73 via @69News

CT #energy chief: “It makes good sense to take maximum advan

June 17, 2013

CT #energy chief: “It makes good sense to take maximum advantage of #NaturalGas.” http://t.co/LiydLsDw31 via @hartfordcourant #Marcellus

CT #NaturalGas providers seek expansion plans to service 280

June 17, 2013

CT #NaturalGas providers seek expansion plans to service 280k new customers http://t.co/VMlrfsKKF2 via @NewsTimes #ShaleGas

More Companies Are Using Clean-Burning #NaturalGas to Fuel V

June 17, 2013

More Companies Are Using Clean-Burning #NaturalGas to Fuel Vehicles http://t.co/GtgVy6q3Pn via @VOA_News #CNG

Warriors announce incoming volleyball class

June 17, 2013

After winning 20 matches for the first time since 2003, 13th-year head coach Tim McMahon has announced a deep 11-member recruiting class that includes an influx of height and an emphasis on setters on Monday, June 17.

MSC in Post-Gazette: Natural Gas Industry Deeply Committed to Protecting Our Environment

June 16, 2013

In the June 9 Forum article “The Way Forward on Shale” (June 9), Carnegie Mellon University president Jared Cohon makes excellent points about the environmental and economic benefits of natural gas. more»

Ridgely, Kenneth Jr.

44 weeks 6 days ago

Kenneth B. Ridgely, Jr.

Kenneth B. Ridgely, Jr., 62, of Williamsport, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born September 5, 1950 in Fayette County, he was a son of Kenneth B. Ridgely, Sr. and Lillie M. Knight. more»

Roth, Charlene (Lydon)

45 weeks 17 hours ago

Charlene (Lydon) Roth

Charlene (Lydon) Roth, 69, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on January 27, 1944 in Boston, MA and was the daughter of the late James J. and Bessie (Zentackos) Lydon.

Charlene married Raymond W. “Ray” Roth on November 8, 1965 and they celebrated 47 years of marriage together. more»

Garman, Evelyn M.

45 weeks 1 day ago

Evelyn M. Garman

Evelyn M. Garman, 99, 0f Williamsport passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the Rose View Center.

She was born May 17, 1914 in Oregon, Illinois, the daughter of Fuller and Harriet (Nuss) Sterner.

Evelyn was the wife of the late Harry D. Garman, Sr. who passed in 1986.

She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church. more»

Williams, Marcia E.

47 weeks 17 hours ago

Marcia E. Williams

While surrounded in love by her five daughters, our beloved Mother went to rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 29, 2013.

Born October 30, 1943, she was daughter of the late Emory Robbins and Dorothy Springman, who currently resides at Sycamore Manor. more»

Lansberry, Gail V.

47 weeks 4 days ago

Gail V. Lansberry

Gail V. Lansberry, 96, of Williamsport passed away May 25, 2013 at Manor Care South in Williamsport, PA

She was born in Stoughton, WI Dec. 28, 1916 a daughter of George and Celia Holverson Bjordahl. She was married to Bernard K. Lansberry, Sr., who passed May 25, 1981. more»

Strom, Harold M.

51 weeks 17 hours ago

Harold M. Strom

Harold M. Strom, 81, a resident of Williamsport, PA, passed away May 1, 2013 at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville.

He was born October 3, 1931 in Flushing, NY. He was the son of Birger Hjalmar Strom and Mareb May Yeagle. more»

Heinze, Kathryn J.

51 weeks 3 days ago

Kathryn J. Heinze

Kathryn J. Heinze, 78, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at her home.

She was born Dec. 28, 1934 in Williamsport, the daughter of Alvin H. Temple and Ruth Lois (Lundy) Miller.

Kathryn was the wife of the late Chauncey E. Heinze with whom she shared 48 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2002. more»

Crouse, Dennis Robert

49 weeks 6 days ago

Dennis R. Crouse 

(February 14, 1947 - May 9, 2013)

Dennis Robert Crouse, “Mr. Nice” passed away on May 9, 2013 due to liver transplant complications. He was 66 years young. more»

Cutters Ready to Kick Off 2013 Season

June 15, 2013

The Opening Day roster features a total of 29 players including the Phillies 2nd round draft picks from both the 2012 and the 2013 draft; outfielder Dylan Cozens (2012) and C Andrew Knapp (2013).

Little League International Welcomes Visitors to Newly-Envisioned World of Little League

June 21, 2013
Following nine months of construction and nearly two years of planning, Stephen D. Keener, Little League® Baseball and Softball President and Chief Executive Officer, offered brief remarks and welcomed several special guests during a brief ceremony prior to officially opening the renovated World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

2013 Little League Baseball® World Series Teams Paired with Team Hosts

June 14, 2013
Every year, the focus of the 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series is placed squarely on the players from the 16 teams that come to South Williamsport, and it is up to the 32 team hosts, known as their uncles and aunts during the 10-day series, to make sure those players have a Little League® experience that lasts a lifetime. The 67th Little League Baseball World Series will be played Aug.

Schedule Set For the 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series

June 14, 2013
For the first time in the history of the Little League® World Series Luncheon, we already know one team coming to South Williamsport, and now we know how all 16 Region Champions will be starting the 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series.

New World of Little League Exhibit to Highlight Volunteer Photographers

June 14, 2013
When the completely re-designed World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store opens to the public on June 15, visitors will have a chance to see some of the best Little League photography from around the world – thanks to the family of the late Richard “Hank” Bauer, Jr.

World of Little League Museum

44 weeks 5 days ago

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. more»

Cutters to Debut New “Dugout Deck”

44 weeks 5 days ago

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. Opening Night 2013 is presented by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania & KISS 102-7.  more»

Crosscutters Looking for Community Service Projects

44 weeks 5 days 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 5 days 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

45 weeks 11 hours 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 6 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 6 days ago

Game to be televised by WNEP more»

This Week, Take Action

44 weeks 6 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.

45 weeks 3 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

45 weeks 1 day 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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45 weeks 1 day 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

45 weeks 1 day 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

45 weeks 2 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 6 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

45 weeks 2 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»

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