Williamsport

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township

1 year 3 weeks ago

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township - One man is dead and a second was taken into custody following a reported shooting in Lycoming County. Trooper Jennifer McMunn said shortly before 12:30 a.m. this morning, June 27, state police were dispatched to 59 Wither Hollow Lane for a shooting. more»

Mayor to Rescind His 'No Hoops for You'

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1 year 3 weeks ago

In what's being compared to a sitcom situation from "Seinfeld," last week the City of Williamsport's mayor -- dubbed by NCPA readers as the "Hoop Nazi" -- removed the basketball rims from Memorial Park because he "we cannot reward bad behavior." (See this link:  more»

Shots Fired in Williamsport

1 year 3 weeks ago

Shots Fired in Williamsport - The Williamsport Bureau of Police responded to the following incidents on June 25:  more»

CamJam your tarp partner

June 25, 2013

I still love tent camping, even though we have upgraded to a 27-foot trailer.

But, one thing I hate about tenting is rain.

It never fails. Whenever my husband and I tent, we either are setting up camp in the rain or experiencing a torrential downpour throughout the day or evening. more»

Active Network Features Global Connections Exhibit at The World of Little League®

July 22, 2013
ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™(APM) solutions, has proudly been the official online league management provider for Little League® Baseball and Softball for 13 years. Celebrating its recent grand re-opening, the World of Little League®: Peter J.

Grant-Funded Summer Program Keeps Students Academically Engaged

1 year 4 weeks ago

Incoming Williamsport Area High School freshmen completed their first week of a career-oriented summer program Thursday on the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus. more»

Faith Wesleyan’s “Change the World” project raises funds for X-Ray machine

1 year 4 weeks ago
A nurse provides care to a child in the Zimba Missions Hospital in Zambia, Africa.

“Hey mister, can you spare a dime? How about some nickels, quarters, and even some pennies?” We all have them - those loose bits of change that have a habit of accumulating in the bottoms of our purses and dresser drawers. We casually toss them into the consoles of our vehicles. more»

Rule Clarification: Tournament Rule IV (d) Pitchers, Exception

June 21, 2013
In an effort to provide additional guidance on the application of “Tournament Rule IV (d) Pitchers, Exception” regarding the new pitching threshold, the tournament committee has prepared the clarification outlined below regarding end of game threshold.

Partnership Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish

1 year 4 weeks ago

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish more»

Contract Awarded to Rebuild Railroad Bridge

1 year 4 weeks ago
Damaged bridge is in background, behind flooded Loyalsock Bridge. (Photo courtesy of Tank Baird.)

A contract to rebuild the Loyalsock Creek Bridge, between Montoursville and Williamsport has been awarded to Glenn O. Hawbaker, a heavy construction company headquartered in State College, PA. The contract award was approved by PennDOT's Bureau of Rail Freight Assistance.  more»

City Mayor 'Cannot Enable Bad Behavior'

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1 year 4 weeks ago

Citizens must be responsible for their behavior. As a city, we cannot reward bad behavior. more»

Teen Allegedly DUI; Life-Flighted Following Crash

1 year 4 weeks ago

Teen Allegedly DUI; Life-Flighted Following Crash - PSP Lamar are waiting for blood alcohol content results from a 17-year-old male before pressing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. Trooper Timothy Eiler said the teen was traveling north on Route 664 in Gallagher Township, Clinton County around 9:30 p.m. more»

Teen bags “triple trophy” says its an adrenaline rush

June 21, 2013

This hunting season was full of surprises and proud accomplishments for Dalton Palmatier, of Oval.

While recovering from knee surgery, the 15-year-old achieved what formerly was known as a “triple trophy” in Pennsylvania hunting lore. more»

Homemade Days Will Return to Brandon Park June 21

1 year 4 weeks ago

Homemade Days will be returning to Brandon Park on June 21 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and June 22 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a number of craft and food vendors for this event. On June 21, there will be a movie in the park starting at dusk. Live entertainment will also be playing on the Bandshell. more»

Williamsport Mayor to Address Landlord-Tenant Notification Ordinance

1 year 4 weeks ago

As Public Safety Director, Mayor Campana has announced that there will be a public meeting to discuss the proposed Landlord-Tenant Notification Ordinance. Mayor Campana believes the proposed ordinance will make landlords more accountable and will make neighborhoods safer. more»

Durrwachter, Betty J.

1 year 4 weeks ago

Betty J. Durrwachter

Betty J. Durrwachter, 89, of Williamsport, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Sycamore Manor Health Center.

Born Sept. 7, 1923, in Sunbury, she was a daughter to the late Richard and Helen (Hill) Bateman. more»

MAN OF STEEL: Ignorance and Apathy

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** (out of four)

A recent joke asks, “What’s the different between ignorance and apathy?”

Answer: I don’t know, and I don’t care.

That pretty much sums up my reaction to “Man of Steel,” the new Superman update from director Zack Snyder. more»

New Interactive Touch Table by ACTIVE Network Will Allow World of Little League® Museum Visitors to Touch, See and Play Like Never Before

June 21, 2013
This summer, World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store visitors will be able to learn about any of the 7,000+ baseball leagues in roughly 90 countries around the world by tapping photos, playing fun trivia games and sending messages, in a unique interactive exhibit powered by the ACTIVE Network, Inc.

Discover the Museums of Lycoming County

June 20, 2013

The Taber Museum has partnered with 10 other museums in Lycoming County to provide the program “Passport to History,” running through August 3, 2013. In cooperation with the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau, the passport program allows individuals and families the opportunity to visit participating museums at a significantly reduced price. more»

Hales, Hazel E.

1 year 5 weeks ago

Hazel E. Hales

Hazel E. Hales, 80, of Montoursville, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Gatehouse.

She was born September 17, 1932 in Williamsport, the daughter of William and Marion (Grant) Reynolds.

Hazel was the wife of the late Adrian E. Hales with whom she shared 59 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2012. more»

Marks, Donte' Lane

1 year 5 weeks ago

Donte' Lane Marks

Donte' Lane Marks, 21, unexpectedly passed away on June 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

He was born May 23, 1992 in Danville PA, the son of Glenroy Lane Marks, Jr. and Ethel Reid-McNichols. more»

Cutters Ready to Kick Off 2013 Season

1 year 5 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters season opens on Monday, June 17 at State College Spikes with the home opener Tuesday, June 18 at Historic Bowman Field as the Cutters host the Spikes at 7:05pm. more»

Ridgely, Kenneth Jr.

1 year 5 weeks 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)

1 year 5 weeks 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.

1 year 5 weeks 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.

1 year 7 weeks 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.

1 year 8 weeks 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.

1 year 11 weeks 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.

1 year 12 weeks 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

1 year 10 weeks 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»

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

1 year 5 weeks 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”

1 year 5 weeks 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

1 year 5 weeks ago

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

Happy Flag Day!

1 year 5 weeks ago

flag day is a  more»

Mitcheltree, Betty Jean

1 year 5 weeks 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'

1 year 5 weeks 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!

1 year 5 weeks ago

Game to be televised by WNEP more»

This Week, Take Action

1 year 5 weeks ago
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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.

1 year 6 weeks 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»

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.

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

1 year 6 weeks 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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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

1 year 6 weeks 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»

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