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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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.
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.
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.
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.
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»
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.
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!
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»
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»
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»
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.
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»