Williamsport

Marino Opines on Anniversary of Obamacare

1 year 23 weeks ago
Barack Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the White House. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement on the third anniversary of President Obama’s healthcare mandate: more»

New Spring Titles Perfect for the Little Ones

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Smith, Marcia E.

1 year 23 weeks ago

Marcia E. Smith 

(September 2, 1913 - March 21, 2013)

Marcia E. Smith, 99, of Eagles Mere, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Williamsport Home. more»

Mirabito says liquor bill will hurt rural areas

March 21, 2013

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

House Passes Budget Offering Path to Fiscal Balance through Economic Growth, Expanded Domestic Energy Production

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement after the House passed H.Con.Res. 25, a resolution establishing the budget for the U.S. Government for Fiscal Year 2014.  The measure passed by a vote of 221-207.  more»

Krape, Jean A.

1 year 23 weeks ago

Jean A. Krape, 93, of Williamsport died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Gatehouse.

Born September 26, 1919 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Elsie (Knerr) Helm. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Krape in 1982. more»

Smith, Betty E.

1 year 23 weeks ago

Betty E. Smith

Betty E. Smith, 84, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Manor Care North Nursing.

She was born July 1, 1928 in East Stroudsburg, the daughter of Harry F. and Marion D. (Handylong) Williams.

Betty was married to the late William Robert Smith, Sr. who passed in 1977. more»

Kurtz, Carl D.

1 year 24 weeks ago

Carl D. Kurtz

Carl D. Kurtz, 83, of Williamsport, died Monday, March 18, 2013 at his home.

Born August 7, 1929 in Williamsport, he was a son of Harry L. and Irene (Farver) Kurtz. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois M. (Kelley) Kurtz in 1995. more»

PA Rural-Urban Leadership Program Seeks Applicants

1 year 23 weeks ago
RULE/PALP Alums volunteering at the PA Livestock Association Booth at the 2013 Farm Show.

The Pennsylvania Rural-Urban Leadership (RULE) program, a two-year leadership development initiative, is seeking applicants interested in becoming members of the program's 15th class, according to State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming). more»

Huzzah! Spring Has Arrived to the West Branch Valley

1 year 23 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

The Old Farmer's Almanac reports Spring began today with the vernal equinox at 7:02 A.M. (EDT) in the Northern Hemisphere. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: ArtCorps

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Congratulations to ArtCorps, our Travel Buddy of the Week! more»

Williamsport Mayor Wants Grad School in Downtown

1 year 23 weeks ago

In an effort to continue the renassiance in downtown Williamsport, Mayor Gabe Campana has had productive discussions with several accrediated universities about establishing a downtown graduate school offering Master’s and Doctorate degrees. more»

Keepsake Quilt, T-Shirts to Raise Funds for Award Fund

1 year 23 weeks ago

As Sheridan Elementary School prepares for its 100th-year celebration coming up on May 18, perhaps one of the most special pieces of the event will be a raffled student-made quilt and a Sheridan-themed T-shirt sale to fund-raise for the school’s Orville W. Mitstifer Award. more»

Acclaimed Philadelphia-area pianist to give two free recitals this weekend

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Classical pianist John Silva

“He is a composer whose works exhibit craft, wit, charm and beauty of sound. . . . He also happens to be an extraordinarily fine pianist.”

Thus says Lock Haven University professor David Curtin about classical pianist John Silva, who will play two free recitals in Williamsport this weekend. more»

Williamsport Man Jailed Following Discovery of Georgia Warrant

1 year 23 weeks ago

Williamsport Man Jailed Following Discovery of Georgia Warrant - A 52-year-old man was remanded to the Lycoming County Prison over the weekend following a motor vehicle stop in Loyalsock Township. more»

Brookville's Open Carry Walk, Reaffirming Significance of 2nd Amendment

December 31, 1969

Remarks:

Mr. Speaker: This weekend I had the honor of joining hundreds of fellow Americans at an open carry walk in Brookville, Pennsylvania, which is located in the 5th District. more»

Decker, Mary C.

1 year 24 weeks ago

Mary C. Decker

Mary C. Decker, 87, of Williamsport, went to be with her Lord Friday, March 15, 2013 at her home.

Born July 8, 1925 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Covert) Forney. more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Hearing: Cyber Attacks: An Unprecedented Threat to U.S. National Security

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response

Witnesses: more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Legislative Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Mark-Up: more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: The Register's Call for Updates to U.S. Copyright Law

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Maria Pallants, Register of Copyrights, United States Copyright Office

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: The Release of Criminal Detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Policr or Politics?

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable John Morton, Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Hearing: Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

Hearing: Homeland Security Grants: Measuring Our Investments

Witnesses: more»

Moon, James E.

1 year 24 weeks ago

James E. Moon

James E. Moon, 69, of Williamsport, died March 13, 2013 at his home.

Born May 28, 1943 in Williamsport, he was a son of Edward and Irene (Stewart) Moon.

He married Carol A. Wright on April 11, 1964 and celebrated 48 years together. Jim retired from Plankenhorn Braid Works after 25 years of service. more»

Dymeck, Arthur Dorland

1 year 24 weeks ago

Arthur Dorland Dymeck

Arthur Dorland Dymeck, better known as "Bay", 82, husband of Nina Jones Dymeck, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Art was born May 25, 1930, the son of George and Pauline Dymeck. more»

Sober, Paul Galen

1 year 24 weeks ago

Paul Galen Sober

Paul Galen Sober, 77, Williamsport, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born April 22, 1935, in Williamsport, he was a son of William Bright Sober and Dorothy A. (Bower) Sober. more»

Holt, H. Patricia (Pat)

1 year 24 weeks ago

H. Patricia (Pat) Holt,

H. Patricia (Pat) Holt, 84, of Williamsport, passed away March 14, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born June 8, 1928 in York, she was a daughter to the late Lloyd and Evelyn (Sipe) Aldinger. more»

Chin, Joyce M.

1 year 24 weeks ago

Joyce M. Chin

Joyce M. Chin, 84, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at ManorCare South. She was born April 20, 1928, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Joyce worked as a seamstress and also for the American Heart Association. She enjoyed crafts and being with her family. more»

Dr. Noel Corrales of Guatemala Nominated to Represent Latin America Region on Little League International Board of Directors

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 15, 2013) – Little League’s Latin America Region has nominated one of its members for election to the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The election took place recently in a vote of the region’s District Administrators.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Dave Ruotolo, Former Little League International Board Member, Connecticut District 4 Administrator

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 15, 2013) – Little League International mourns the passing of David Ruotolo, Connecticut District 4 Administrator and a former member of the Little League International Board of Directors.

House Passes the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, delivered remarks in support of H.R. 803, the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act, which passed the U.S. House today by a vote of 215-202. 

Remarks: more»

Subway Restaurants’ 2013 Buddy Badge Contest to Benefit Little League Challenger Division®

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 15, 2013) – Subway restaurants, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain and official sponsor of Little League Baseball and Softball, is once again supporting the Little League Challenger Division® through the 2014 Buddy Badge design program as part of its efforts to encourage children and their families to eat healthy and lead active lives.

Inside PDA March 15, 2013

1 year 24 weeks ago

Let's Rock with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra

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Let's Rock with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra and Canadian guitar virtuoso Rik Emmett, founding member of Triumph, joined by the Jeans 'n Classics band.
 
This concert is a tribute to a wide variety of guitar legends and heroes, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, and many more. 
Let's Rock! more»

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

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Pretty and powerful -- until the end
OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL **1/2 (out of four)

“Oz the Great and Powerful” strikes a good balance between paying homage to its glorious predecessor and charting its own individual course.

A fairly good balance, that is. more»

DEAD MAN DOWN

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1 year 24 weeks ago

Terrence Howard as a villain?  Yes, indeed.
DEAD MAN DOWN *** (out of four)

“Dead Man Down” is unusual -- not great, not bad, and certainly not as run-of-the-mill as previews make it look. more»

HITCHCOCK

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A Tale of “Psycho: Ed Gein … and true love
HITCHCOCK: *** (out of four)
 

Surprise, surprise -- “Hitchcock” is a love story.

This late 2012 film about the making of “Psycho” finally arrived in our area in February, playing for a few days at the Campus in Lewisburg. more»

Rep. Calls on Bureau of Prisons to Make Improvements

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2013

Marino, long supporter of law enforcement, emphasizes need for stronger safety measures more»

Reps. Marino, Chu Introduce Bill to Help Hometown Pharmacies

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2013

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and Judy Chu (D-CA) introduced legislation yesterday that would level the playing field for independent, community pharmacies across the country. more»

New SKLZ Videos Offer Training Aids for Coaches

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (March 15, 2013) - Little League® International, in partnership with SKLZ, has posted a series of videos offering coaches’ tips and training to aid in the development and physical health of all Little League Baseball and Softball players.

2013 Little League® Rulebook Apps Now Available for Download

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (March 15, 2013) - The 2013 Little League® Rulebook Applications provide you Little League rules in an easy to navigate interface for Baseball, Softball and Challenger. Search for rules in seconds and bookmark any page -- all from your mobile device. The app includes everything you would need to participate, join, and even establish a league!

Lucky in Love Blog Hop

March 14, 2013

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Lucky in Love Blog Hop more»

Chubb, William J. “Jim”

1 year 24 weeks ago

William J. “Jim” Chubb

William J. “Jim” Chubb, 83, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Rose View Center.

He was born Aug. 15, 1929 in Trout Run. Jim was preceded in death by his step son, William Yonkin, and his brother, Fred Chubb. more»

Reed, Brett D.

1 year 25 weeks ago

Brett D. Reed

Brett D. Reed, 41, died Monday, March 11, 2013 at the St. Joseph’s Center in Scranton.

Born August 7, 1971 in Williamsport he was a son of Daniel Reed and Theresa (Bastian) Hilling. more»

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine how the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is managing the National Forest System (NFS) and how this management affects rural communities. more»

Joined by Entire Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation, Thompson Introduces Resolution Congratulating Penn State's THON

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives and fellow Penn State alumni Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, and Charlie Dent, PA-15, joined by the 16 other members of Pennsylvania’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives, today introduced a resolution (H.RES. more»

Williamsport Hosts Second Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

1 year 24 weeks ago
Ella Meckley and Lila Vogelsong, both fifth graders at Round Hills Elementary, during the first annual St. Patty's Day parade last year in downtown Williamsport. (photo courtesy Thad Meckley)

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, his religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The second annual St. Patrick's Day parade in the city is to step off at 11 a.m. March 16, at the intersection of Campbell and West Fourth streets, goes east on West Fourth, ending downtown. more»

Peter Herdic House Slates March Events

1 year 24 weeks ago

In honor of Women's History Month, the Peter Herdic Restaurant will start a new tradition: the Sisters' Salon, every Thursday in March. Meet smart and scintillating women in Williamsport and trade stories, ideas, advice...and laughs. In the lounge and the bar, they will be serving $5 martinis and wines by the glass, with special menu features. 


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On Writing Like a Motherfucker*

March 13, 2013

here's my morning joe, super creamy, hold the sugar, but not the Sugar.

here’s my mornin more»

Man Struck by Gunfire in Williamsport

1 year 24 weeks ago

Man Struck by Gunfire in Williamsport - The Williamsport Bureau of Police were dispatched to a shooting that occurred at approximately 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12. The shooting occurred in Stinson Alley near Sixth Avenue. more»

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