Williamsport

Stryker, Jon G. "Jack" Sr.

49 weeks 1 day ago

Jon G. "Jack" Stryker Sr.

June 3, 1936 ~ May 10, 2013

Jon G. "Jack" Stryker Sr., of Williamsport, went to be with Jesus, the Christ his Lord and Savior (Colossians 1:14), Friday, May 10, 2013, at his residence, surrounded by his children.

Born June 3, 1936, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Porter Sr. and Edith Gosselin Stryker. more»

Patton, Marian C. Hepburn

49 weeks 5 days ago

Marian C. Hepburn Patton

May 27, 1945 ~ May 6, 2013

Marian C. Hepburn Patton, 67, of Williamsport, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Born May 27, 1945, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Ransom C. and Marian Catherine Fox Hepburn. more»

Zarzyczny, Craig B.

50 weeks 5 days ago

Craig B. Zarzyczny

July 8, 1946 ~ April 29, 2013

Craig B. Zarzyczny, 66, of Williamsport, passed away after a two month battle with cancer, Monday, April 29, 2013, at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born July 8, 1946, in New York City, he was a son of Paul B. "Catfish" and Betty G. (Grassmyer) Zarzyczny. more»

Haas, Bernard C.

49 weeks 4 days ago

Bernard C. Haas 

(June 2, 1929 - May 7, 2013)

Bernard C. Haas, 83, of 322 Adams Street, Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at home. more»

Thompson Issues Statement on Benghazi Terrorist Attack Investigation

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today released the following statement about the investigation into the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack at the U.S. mission in Benghazi. more»

Taber Museum to Tour the Sones Farm Museum

49 weeks 1 day ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be hosting a field trip to the Sones Farm & Home Museum on Saturday, June 1. The tour, given by proprietors Oliver and Mary Sones, will commence at 10:00am and last approximately one and one half hours. more»

Cutters Looking to Fill Summer Positions

49 weeks 1 day ago

Job Fair May 15 at Bowman Field

Looking for a fun summer job? The Williamsport Crosscutters may have a solution. The short-season Class A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies is looking to fill over 60 part-time positions at Historic Bowman Field for the 2013 season. more»

Great Finance News

49 weeks 1 day ago

Last year, I approached City Council to join for the first time a health care insurance cooperative. The purpose was to save the city taxpayer dollars. My financial team and I estimated that we would save $200,000. more»

Welcome

May 10, 2013

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation
through 20th century industry and life. Exhibits include an American Indian gallery, a Fine and Decorative Arts gallery, 19th century period
rooms, and the Shempp Model Train exhibit, featuring over 300 toy trains.

 

Taber Museum to Tour the Sones Farm Museum

May 10, 2013

Sones Farm

Spring plowing at Sones Farm more»

Little League® Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree Comes to Norfolk, Virginia

May 10, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold the inaugural Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree at the Azalea Little League Complex in Norfolk, Va., from May 10-12. More than 1,000 children with developmental and physical challenges from 59 teams are expected to participate in this year. The teams are coming to Norfolk from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

ASAP Plans, Backgrounds Checks are to Be Completed Before Start of Season

May 9, 2013
It’s March, and in many places the 2013 Little League season has begun. Now is the time to do all you can to ensure the safety and well-being of your Little Leaguers.

WAHS Mock Crash Program Delivers Heavy Message

49 weeks 2 days ago
The SADD mock "crash scene" depicts emergency responders working to extract the victims from the vehicle.

With prom season upon us and graduation right around the corner, the Williamsport Area High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club, in cooperation with a number of community agencies, delivered a heavy message on the dangers of drinking and driving to the student body this morning by conducting a mock DUI cras more»

College YouTube Channel Adds Video From Penn State Coaches’ Visit

May 8, 2013

Video from Tuesday’s campus visit by the Penn State “Coaches Caravan.” a sold-out event that gave hundreds of people the opportunity to meet football coach Bill O’Brien and his counterparts in Nittany Lion field hockey and men’s volleyball, has been added to the Penn College YouTube channel. “These kids are students first,” O’Brien said of [...]

Thompson Testifies Before House Armed Service Committee Urging Full Implementation of STEP Act Provisions

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today testified before the U.S. more»

Shale Gas Goes Global, While Benefitting Local Economies

May 8, 2013

The safe development of clean-burning American natural gas, especially in Pennsylvania, is having a substantial and positive impact on our region’s economy, helping to create tens of thousands of good jobs at a time when they’re needed most. more»

Clearfield Area High School Senior Danielle Anderson Wins Fifth Congressional District 2013 High School Art Competition

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Danielle Anderson of Clearfield, Pa., a senior at Clearfield Area High School, has won the 5th Congressional District’s 2013 High School Art Competition, which was sponsored by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson.  Anderson's artwork, “Giraffe,” a colored pencil drawing, will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C. more»

Penn College Places Four on PSUAC All-Conference Baseball Squad

May 8, 2013

The Penn State University Athletic Conference has announced its selections for the 2013 Baseball All-Conference team and four Pennsylvania College of Technology Wildcats earned a spot. more»

Patton, Marian C. Hepburn

49 weeks 5 days ago

Marian C. Hepburn Patton, 67, of Williamsport, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Born May 27, 1945, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Ransom C. and Marian Catherine Fox Hepburn.

Marian was a 1963 graduate of Williamsport High School. She retired from ShopVac after 12 years of service due to an injury. more»

Child Featured on Cutters Team Photo Found Alive

May 8, 2013

A missing girl featured on the Williamsport Crosscutters team photo in 2010 has been found.

A Classic Combination: Little Leaguers invited to participate in Cooperstown Game Day Parade

May 13, 2013
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum needs Little Leaguers to be a part of a Memorial Day celebration.

Umpires Selected for Nine Little League® World Series

May 20, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball announced today the 115 umpires who will be working the nine Little League® World Series this summer. The Little League® World Series schedule kicks off with the Big League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C. on July 24 and ends with the Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game in South Williamsport, Pa. on August 25.

Sold-Out ‘Caravan’ Brings Nittany Lion Coaches to Penn College

May 7, 2013

A sold-out lunch at the Penn College Field House kicked off the second week of the Penn State Coaches Caravan on Tuesday morning. Nittany Lion football coach Bill O’Brien, who is headlining the bus tour on all 12 of its stops, was joined in his local visit by Char Morett, field hockey coach, and Mark [...]

Filmmakers Release Human Trafficking-Awareness Film 'Remember to Forget Me'

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49 weeks 4 days ago

Two young female Pennsylvania filmmakers have created a film and released it on Youtube that tackles the difficult and dark subject of human trafficking in America. “Remember To Forget Me” is a 30 minute video a year in the making. It has been created to raise awareness on Human Trafficking through artistic film. more»

City to gain $150,000 for corporate naming rights at Bowman Field.

49 weeks 4 days ago

Williamsport City Mayor Gabriel Campana announced that he has successfully negotiated a corporate naming rights deal for Bowman Field, where the Williamsport Crosscutters play. more»

MSC Reinforces Support of Innovation, Research and Technology

May 7, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pa. – In partnership with leading energy companies, technology investors and Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is proud to support the 2013 Shale Gas Innovation Contest – a competition that provides small- and mid-sized businesses the opportunity to showcase and market emerging tech more»

Five Baseball Wildcats Named to USCAA All-Academic Team

May 7, 2013

Five Penn College baseball student-athletes made the grade as they were named to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic Team. The team, announced at the championship banquet, is comprised of players that have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher and are academically a sophomore or above. more»

Cutters 5K Run to benefit CDC

May 7, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters, in partnership with the Children's Development Center, will be holding the 3rd Annual Cutters 5K Run, presented by The Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships, on Saturday, June 29th at Historic Bowman Field.

MSC’s Kathryn Klaber in the Beaver Co. Times: Natural Gas “Enhancing Air Quality”

May 7, 2013

A recent story (“Report says Beaver County can breathe a little easier,” April 24) underscored the important fact that our region’s air quality is improving sharply, according to a new American Lung Association report. more»

New Studies Reinforce Positive Impact of Safe Natural Gas Development

May 6, 2013

Straightforward, fact-based evidence continues to mount in support of clean-burning American natural gas, which is Powering an American Renaissance. more»

Katie Kratzer Named PSUAC Softball ‘Newcomer of the Year’

May 6, 2013

Penn College’s Katie L. Kratzer, of Selinsgrove, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference Softball Newcomer of the Year for her efforts as a rookie in the 2013 season. She was also named First-Team, All-Conference. more»

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Supports Healthy Kids Day

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49 weeks 5 days ago

Williamsport Branch YMCA is hosting event May 18 more»

FEMA Announces New Requirement for 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Application Process

December 31, 1969

Bellefonte, Pa. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced new conditions for the 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program including the requirement that all grant applicants must be registered with SAM.gov before submitting their applications. more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The Boston Bombings: A First Look

Witnesses (invited): more»

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: Resolving International Parental Child Abductions to Non-Hague Convention Countries

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Hearing: The Threat of China's Unsafe Consumables

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: Increasing American Jobs through Greater Exports to Africa

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Local and Private Sector Initiatives to Combat International Human Trafficking

Witnesses: more»

Closing Victories Give Men’s Lacrosse Club Best Season on Record

May 6, 2013

It was a tall order for the Penn College Men’s Club Lacrosse team: three games in as many days, against #17-ranked Penn State Altoona and Bloomsburg and Shippensburg universities. The Wildcats played their best lacrosse of the season and swept all three to finish the season with a record of 4-3, their highest winning percentage [...]

Williams, Burns S.

50 weeks 6 days ago

Burns S. Williams

Burns S. Williams, 60, of Williamsport, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 15, 1952, in Williamsport, he was a son of Charles S. and Gladys (Overdorf) Williams. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tami Brown, in 2012. more»

Wirth, Marion E. (Rice)

50 weeks 2 days ago

Marion E. (Rice) Wirth, 95, of 1835 Bloomingrove Road, Williamsport, went peacefully with the Lord on May 2, 2013, at her home.

Born August 7, 1917, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Carl and Margaret (Blair) Rice.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by two brothers, David and Paul Rice; and two sisters, Arleen Rice and Harriet Kinley. more»

Penn College Softball Season Ends, Baseball Team Set for Nationals

May 5, 2013

While the softball season officially ended for Pennsylvania College of Technology last week, the baseball team’s season continues this week with a trip to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series. SOFTBALL The Lady Wildcats’ final two games of the season were canceled and they finished the year with an 11-19 overall [...]

Governor Corbett Proclaims May Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

50 weeks 16 hours ago
Tank Baird takes a break while driving his motorcycle in the rain.

PennDOT Encourages Sharing the Road, Reinforces New Teen Rider Law

With the increasing popularity of motorcycling in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Corbett has signed a proclamation commemorating May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. more»

Here’s 'Mud' in Your Eye

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Thought-provoking thriller with great performances and gorgeous visuals

*** (out of four)

 

Chivalry is not dead. more»

2013 Little League® Magazine Features Rookie Standout Mike Trout

June 3, 2013
The 2013 edition of the Little League Magazine, published by Major League Baseball, has been distributed to all local Little Leagues chartered in the United States. Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year, is featured on the cover.

Natural Gas Industry Collaborates for Successful Northeast Pa. “Energy Day” Event

May 3, 2013

Scranton, Pa. – Yesterday, in partnership with nearly two dozen local chambers of commerce and economic development organizations, America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), Associated Petroleum Industries of Pa. (API-PA), the Pa. more»

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure

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50 weeks 1 day ago

Donations Sought - Yard and Bake Sale 

Saturday, May 11th from 8 am until 1 pm at the Thomas T. Taber Museum (Lycoming County Historical Society). 858 West 4th Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. Household goods, knick-knacks, sporting goods, books, holiday decorations, small furniture. more»

WAHS STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN EMPLOYABILITY DAY

50 weeks 1 day ago

On Tuesday, May 7, eight Williamsport Area High School students from Vikki Vollman’s and Patricia Cioffi’s classes will participate in the Lycoming County Transition Council’s EmployAbility Day. more»

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