Williamsport

Strom, Harold M.

1 year 12 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 13 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 11 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 weeks ago

flag day is a  more»

Mitcheltree, Betty Jean

1 year 6 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 6 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 6 weeks ago

Game to be televised by WNEP more»

This Week, Take Action

1 year 6 weeks ago
Take Action For Greenways and Trails!   

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 7 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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1 year 6 weeks 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

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»

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

1 year 6 weeks 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

1 year 7 weeks 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

1 year 6 weeks 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»

Little League® Urban Initiative Central Region Jamboree Comes to Indianapolis, Indiana

June 7, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative Central Region Jamboree in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Douglass Little League and the Little League Central Region Complexes on June 7-9.

Johnson, Vivian I.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Vivian I. Johnson

Vivian I. Johnson, 84, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born May 6, 1929, in North Bend, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Anna Grugan Adams.

Vivian was a graduate of the Williamsport High School, Class of 1947. more»

Style over Substance -- but what great style!

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1 year 7 weeks ago

NOW YOU SEE ME
*** (out of four)

“Now You See Me” is a pretty much case of style over substance.

But what style! more»

WASD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST NYC FALL BUS TRIP

1 year 7 weeks ago

The Williamsport Area School District Alumni Association is hosting a New York City bus trip on Saturday, Oct. 19, to take in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple.

The 47-passenger bus will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost is $50 per person and covers transportation only. more»

Meet the Cutters Reception June 15

1 year 7 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced the annual “Meet the Cutters” reception will be held, Saturday, June 15 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Historic Bowman Field. Admission is free and the public is invited. more»

Emig, Charles N.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Charles N. Emig

Charles N. Emig, 88, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home. more»

Billtown Blues Fest This Weekend

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1 year 7 weeks ago
The Blind Chitlin Kahunas

The Billtown Blues Association is now in the final stages of their preparation for the 24th Annual Billtown Blues Festival set for JUNE 9th at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in Hughesville PA. Gates open at 11am and music starts on the Main Stage at 12 noon. Here are some important details:

HOW TO GET A TICKET more»

World of Little League® to Exhibit One-of-a-Kind Babe Ruth Uniform

June 12, 2013
In 1934, on his only international barnstorming tour, baseball immortal Babe Ruth wore just one uniform. That uniform, consisting of a jersey, pants and socks – will be part of a special exhibit when the completely renovated World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store opens on June 15.

Marino responds to Rice appointment as National Security Advisor

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2013

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement in response to President Obama naming U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice as his National Security Advisor: more»

June 2013 First Friday Art Scene & Special Event Listings

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1 year 7 weeks ago

Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine

Music by students from the Uptown Collective. They will be kicking off their 5th annual, 24 hour Blues-A- Thon. You will not want to miss their performances along with the many artists lining the sidewalks of Pine and Fourth Streets


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Leadership Lycoming presents Community Projects

1 year 7 weeks ago
Leadership Lycoming team members (l. to r.) - Megan Lehman, Sherry Paulhamus, Greg Harrison, Heather Willis Lewis, Stacie Schearer, Jamie Snyder (Joseph Geffe absent)

On May 21, 2013, the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2013 presented its Community projects to Leadership advisors, board members and project agency leaders during a reception at the Professional Development Center on the Campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Stevens Students, Staff Raise $925 for Cancer Research

1 year 7 weeks ago

Earlier this spring, teachers and students at Stevens Elementary School, 1150 Louisa St., came up with the idea to support a great and worthwhile cause — an idea that ultimately raised $925 through a series of special events. more»

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals

1 year 7 weeks ago

Motorcycle Accidents Send Occupants to Local Hospitals - Two accidents involving motorcycles in as many days sent one driver to Geisinger for treatment of major injuries over the weekend. PSP Trooper Brian Evarts said Steven C. more»

Thompson Urges HHS Secretary to Prevent Thousands of Pennsylvania Children from Losing Health Insurance

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today urged U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to prevent thousands of children from being force out of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) due to changes being implemented under President Obama’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more»

Marino speaks out against President's sequestration as Tobyhanna begins furloughs

December 31, 1969

Full text of Rep. Marino’s floor speech:

Last week thousands of my constituents felt even more pain as a result of the President’s sequestration when Tobyhanna Army Depot began to furlough over 5,000 of its civilian employees. more»

Adams, Nellie B.

1 year 8 weeks ago

Nellie B. Adams

Nellie B. Adams, 91, of Williamsport, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Roseview Center.

Born Feb. 14, 1922, she was a daughter to the late Joseph and Valeria Skowronski.

Nellie was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Throughout her life, she worked as a seamstress. more»

Joint U.S. Service Academy Day

December 31, 1969

Washington – U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright and Tom Marino have announced that they are hosting a joint Academy Day at North Pocono High School.   The event is set to take place on Saturday, June 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and is open to all interested students and their families.  more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: H.R. 1123, the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Hearing: H.R. 1493, the "Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: Continuing Repression by the Vietnamese Government

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

Hearing: Emergency MGMT 2.0: How #SocialMedia and New Tech are Transforming Preparedness, Response, and Reecovery #Disasters #Part1 #PrivateSector

Witnesses: more»

Little League® International Board Chair Speaks In Front of Pennsylvania Senate

June 4, 2013
Starting with a familiar Little League message, Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour stressed the importance of Character, Courage and Loyalty to the Senate floor, and she concluded her message with some of the wisest words ever spoken: The Little League Pledge.
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