Williamsport

WASD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST NYC FALL BUS TRIP

1 year 6 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 6 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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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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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 6 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 6 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 7 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

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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.

Williamsport Buyer Scammed by Craig's List Seller

1 year 7 weeks ago

Williamsport Buyer Scammed by Craig's List Seller - A 25-year-old man is out $6,000 after purchasing a camper in another state. Trooper Martin said Jordan T. Fazio transferred that amount to a bank account in  Ft. Lauderdale, FL after being in contact with a fraudulent seller of a camper on Craig's List. more»

Zwisle, Louise A.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Louise A Zwisle 

(December 5, 1914 - May 29, 2013)

Louise A. Zwisle, 98, of 1900 Ravine Road, Williamsport, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Williamsport Home. more»

Fitting, Robert E. "Bear"

1 year 7 weeks ago

Robert E. Fitting

(July 6, 1939 - May 31, 2013)

Robert E. "Bear" Fitting, 73, of Williamsport and Shunk, died Friday May 31, 2013, at Manor Care Health Services.

He was born in Harrisburg on July 6, 1939, a son of Clayton and Mary Herr Fitting. more»

Taber Museum Hosts Barbershop Quartet

May 31, 2013

Picnic at Taber Museum

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Taber Museum Hosts Barbershop Quartet

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The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society invites the public to its back lawn for music by the ‘Enduring Chords’, a barbershop quartet on Sunday, June 16 at 2pm. Guests are invited to bring a picnic lunch to the event. The Barbershop Quartet will be strolling and singing among the picnickers. more»

Chocolatier at Lang’s to Speak at Taber Coffee Hour

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1 year 7 weeks ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its fourth Coffee Hour for the 2013 season. William Lang, head chocolatier at Lang’s Chocolates, will be talking about the history of chocolate, its health benefits, and manufacturing techniques. Most importantly, free samples will be given to the participants! more»

Book-Signing at the Taber Museum

May 31, 2013

Joyce Graff, author

Joyce Graff, author more»

Book-Signing at the Taber Museum

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Joyce Graff is co-author of A Life in Art: Harry Wilcox and the Woman with Dreamy Eyes.

A book-signing by Joyce Graff will take place at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Friday, June 21 from 6:00 until 8:00pm. Ms. Graff has recently co-authored a genealogical biography of her grandfather Harry Wilcox, who worked as a commercial artist and illustrated stories for the popular and nationally-distributed Grit, published in Williamsport. Ms. more»

Little League® Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree Comes to Princeton, N.J.

May 31, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree in Princeton, N.J., June 1-2. This year, 15 teams from the Mid-Atlantic region will bring 200 players with developmental and physical challenges to the event.

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree Comes to Pearland, Texas

May 31, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative Texas State Jamboree at the Pearland (Texas) Little League Fields on May 31-June 2.

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree Comes to Portland, Oregon

May 31, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Northwest Urban Initiative Jamboree at Lents Park in Portland, Ore. May 31-June 2. One of nine Urban Initiative Jamborees being held throughout the United States this year, it is the second of two jamborees focused on softball, the first was the Northern California Jamboree in Stockton, Calif., from May 17-19.

CrossFit Billtown Grand Opening in Williamsport

1 year 7 weeks ago

CrossFit Billtown, 917 Rear Arch St, will have their grand opening on June 1, 2013. This is the first CrossFit gym to open in the Williamsport area. more»

Welcome to Taber Museum

May 30, 2013

Lycoming Historical Society

Lycoming Historical Society more»

World of Little League to Participate in Blue Star Museums

May 30, 2013
World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store is among the more than 2,000 museums across America offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.

Art Collections

May 30, 2013

Grand Tours and Artistic Friendships

An Introduction to the Taber Museum’s Fine and Decorative Arts Gallery more»

Walk Through Time

May 30, 2013

…Take a walk through time.

Lycoming County History, 1769 – 20th c.

Take a walk through time at the Taber Museum to learn about Lycoming County and its people. Here are just a few of the exhibits and period rooms that you will enjoy. more»

James Bressler American Indian Gallery

May 30, 2013

. . . explore the Native American lifestyle.

The James Bressler American Indian Gallery

Uncover the history of the county’s first inhabitants, the American Indians, in our state-of-the-art American Indian Gallery. Illustrations, graphics, dioramas, and locally discovered artifacts, bring the story to life. more»

Shempp Model Train Collection

May 30, 2013

…see the Shempp model train collection

Welcome to the LaRue Shempp Model Train Exhibit. more»

Phillies Minor League Review -- May 20 – May 26

1 year 7 weeks ago

*= former member of the Williamsport Crosscutters

Players of the Week

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Crosscutters Looking for Host Families

1 year 7 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters are again seeking local families to assist in housing players during the 2013 baseball season. more»

NYPL Foundation Announces Scholarship Competition

1 year 7 weeks ago

The Class-A Short-Season New York-Penn League and its member clubs, including the Williamsport Crosscutters, are proud to announce that the league's philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award over $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high school graduates from the league's 14 markets. more»

Thompson Joined by Disability Advocates Unveils Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

December 31, 1969

Bellefonte, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined by advocates from the disabilities community, today held a press conference for the unveiling of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013, legislation to remove current barriers that prevent individuals with disabilities from independently creating a special needs trust. more»

Adams, Kenneth H.

1 year 8 weeks ago

Kenneth H. Adams

Kenneth H. Adams, 82, of Cogan Station, died Saturday May 25, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital surrounded by his family. more»

Cillo, Frances A.

1 year 8 weeks ago

Frances A. Cillo

Frances A. Cillo, 78, of Williamsport, died suddenly Friday, May 24, 2013.

Born February 25, 1935 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Philip and Anna (Colasino) Cillo. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Anthony Cillo.

Frances graduated from St. Joseph’s High School. She retired from Pennsylvania Gas and Water Company. more»

Attempted Homicide in Montoursville

1 year 8 weeks ago

Attempted Homicide in Montoursville - Shortly after noon today, May 28, two black males kicked in the rear door of  an apartment in Montoursville and fired shots at the resident. Trooper Tyson Havens said the two men, both believed to be in their 20s, 5'7" and approximately 160 pounds, wore masks made with bandanas as they kicked in the door of 324 Jordan Ave., Apt. more»

Students Create Billboards Promoting WAHS Graduates

1 year 8 weeks ago

A few Williamsport Area High School seniors are getting a taste of graduation fame, thanks to the creative efforts of two of their peers who worked to produce three billboards that showcase their movement onward from WAHS. more»

Round Hills Elementary School's Closing Celebration

1 year 8 weeks ago

Round Hills Elementary School will hold a final farewell for staff and students beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31, in a closing celebration preceding the start of its Activity Day. more»

Local Families Needed for Exchange Students

1 year 8 weeks ago

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. more»

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