Williamsport

Joined by Entire Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation, Thompson Introduces Resolution Congratulating Penn State's THON

December 31, 1969

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»

Williamsport Hosts Second Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

1 year 24 weeks ago
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»

Peter Herdic House Slates March Events

1 year 24 weeks ago

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. 


more»

On Writing Like a Motherfucker*

March 13, 2013

here's my morning joe, super creamy, hold the sugar, but not the Sugar.

here’s my mornin more»

Man Struck by Gunfire in Williamsport

1 year 24 weeks ago

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»

Let’s Play: Pitch In For Baseball Strives to ‘Re-fit’ Every Local Little League Decimated by Hurricane Sandy

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 11, 2013) – In late October 2012, “Superstorm Sandy” slammed the Eastern seaboard of the United States, devastating communities, large and small, from the Carolinas to Maine. Many Little Leagues were in the damage path of one of the most devastating storms the U.S has ever experienced.

Philly Man Charged With Alleged Drug Possession

1 year 24 weeks ago

Philly Man Charged With Alleged Drug Possession - PSP State Police charged a 41-year-old man with alleged drug and summary traffic violations during a traffic stop last week. Trooper Joel Miles said Gregory Amos, of Philadelphia, was stopped for a suspended registration plate around 1:45 a.m. on March 7 on West Edwin Street, just west of Elmira Street. more»

Weaver, Lawrence R. Jr.

1 year 24 weeks ago

Lawrence R. Weaver Jr.

Lawrence R. Weaver Jr., 80, of 93 Rock Run Road, Cogan Station, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at his home following a brief illness with his family at his bedside.

Born Jan. 25, 1933, in Williamsport, he was the son of Lawrence R. and Mary J. (Bower) Weaver Sr. more»

Metzger, Helen E.

1 year 24 weeks ago

Helen E. Metzger, 96, of Williamsport, died Friday, March 8, 2013 at the Williamsport Home.

Born June 6, 1916 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Alice (Diebler) Sechrist.

Helen was a lifelong resident of Williamsport and was a 1933 graduate of Williamsport High School. more»

Theis Jr., William K. "Dr. Bull Haney"

1 year 24 weeks ago

William K." Theis, Jr., "Dr. Bull Haney"

William K." Theis, Jr., "Dr. Bull Haney", 59, of Williamsport passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Gatehouse.

He was born September 19, 1953 in Williamsport, the son of William K., Sr. and Virginia L. (Diefenderfer) Theis.

William was a self-employed electrician. more»

‘Millionaire Mingle’ Alumni Event Scheduled for April

1 year 24 weeks ago
WASD's first Distinguished Alumni Award goes to the celebrated former Lycoming College football coach Frank Girardi, Class of 1957.

It’s one thing to celebrate your own class reunion and longtime friends. It’s another thing to come together to just celebrate your high school and the memories made there. more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: Abusive Patent Litigation: The Impact on Americans Innovation and Jobs, and Potential Solutions

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Anti-Trust Law

Hearing: H.R. 982, Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: DHS Cybersecurity: Roles and Responsibilities to Protect the Nation's Critical Infrastructure

Witnesses: more»

The Advocates Marched On

March 11, 2013

March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, here’s an awesome chronicle from the Library of Congress on Suffrage:

100 Years Ago Today: “A Declaration of Independence We Celebrate,” The Washington Herald, March 3, 1913 more»

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra: It's more than just a show.

in
1 year 24 weeks ago

The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is participating in the First Community Foundation Partnership's 2013 fundraising program, Raise the Region. more»

Albright Care Services Endows First Community

1 year 24 weeks ago

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is pleased to announce Albright Care Services has established a fund with an initial gift of $25,374. more»

First Community Foundation Has Schoalrships

1 year 24 weeks ago

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES APPROXIMATELY $273,223 AVAILABLE TO AREA STUDENTS FOR 2013-2014 ACADEMIC YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS more»

Uptown Music Collective raises $5,000 for Meals on Wheels

in
1 year 24 weeks ago

On February 1, 2013 the Uptown Music Collective presented Hunger Strike: a Benefit for Meals on Wheels, at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. This past week, students of the Uptown Music Collective proudly handed over a check for $5,000 to Carolyn W. more»

Baylor, Grace M.

1 year 25 weeks ago

Grace M. Baylor

Grace M. Baylor, 66, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at ManorCare North, Williamsport.

She was born Nov. 23, 1946, in Williamsport, daughter of Henry and Leah Snyder Baylor.

She was survived by a brother, Albert (Sandra) Baylor of Trout Run; a nephew and niece, Mark and Tami; special friend, George; and her dog, Buddy. more»

Suszko, Betty J.

1 year 25 weeks ago

Betty J. Suszko

Betty J. Suszko, 88, formerly of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Smith Health Care in Mountain Top, PA. more»

Williamsport Driver Charged Following Alleged High Speed Chase Through City

1 year 24 weeks ago

Williamsport Driver Charged Following Alleged High Speed Chase Through City - A 31-year-old man turned himself in after he and a passenger fled Pennsylvania State Police following a high speed pursuit on residential Williamsport streets. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said shortly after 3 a.m. more»

17 inducted into education honor society

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College inducted 17 new members into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society of education, on Sunday, Feb. 24. more»

New academic minor in neuroscience begins in fall

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will introduce a new interdisciplinary minor in neuroscience beginning in fall 2013. more»

Thompson Recognized Nationally for Education Efforts

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. more»

Thompson Times March Newsletter

December 31, 1969

Good afternoon,

It has been more than 1,400 days since the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a budget.  You don’t have to look much further than this fact to understand why Washington now spends on average $1 trillion more than it takes in each year. more»

Bipartisan bill would open bio-based incentives to forest products (E&E News)

December 31, 1969

From E&E News:

"Wood, pulp and paper products would be eligible for federal bio-based incentives under bipartisan legislation introduced yesterday in the House and Senate. more»

LCUW Dickey Award to honor Thomas O’Connell

1 year 25 weeks ago

Mindful of the vital support received from community leaders and volunteers, Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) annually awards it highest volunteer honor with the presentation of the Douglas C. Dickey Humanitarian Award. more»

WASD Production Will ‘Anchor’ for March 15, 16 Performances

1 year 25 weeks ago

Just as it was recently revived on Broadway, so it will be revived — in some sense — here on the Williamsport Area High School stage for a two-night performance later this month. more»

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Newsletter March 2013

in
1 year 25 weeks ago
 

Iron Chef Williamsport

in
1 year 25 weeks ago

This year St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is hosting the third annual Iron Chef Williamsport. The event will take place on March 17, 2013, at 5 p.m., at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 142 Market Street, in Fellowship Hall. The price of the tickets is $25 per person. more»

Alsted, June L.

1 year 25 weeks ago

June L. Alsted

June L. Alsted, 96, died peacefully Monday, March 4, 2013 at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville, with her family by her side.

Born in Silver Lake, WI, January 5, 1917, she was the daughter of Chester and Edith Schenning Hockney. more»

Bower, Anna C.

1 year 26 weeks ago

Anna C. Bower

Anna C. Bower, 94, of Williamsport, passed away at the Rose View Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

She was born October 28, 1918 in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Harry T. and Elizabeth Bower.

Anna was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church. more»

Concerts at Noon series to feature faculty voice recital

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College applied voice faculty Janice Mianulli and Emily Wertz will present a recital of beloved vocal repertoire as part of the Concerts at Noon series on Thursday, March 14, in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. more»

Lycoming College host award-winning novelist

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College English Department will host award-winning novelist, memoirist and screenwriter Connie May Fowler for a reading on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free to the public. more»

White House Cancels Self-Guided Tours

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2013

Visitors Office cites staffing reductions stemming from President's sequester as cause

Washington, D.C. - Earlier today Congressional offices were notified that effective March 9, 2013, all White House tours would be cancelled until further notice. more»

Reps. Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act; Senate Companion Bill Dropped

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013. The legislation opens new market opportunities for American forestry producers by allowing forest products to qualify for the U.S. more»

Louisville Slugger Recalling the Entire Current Line of OneX Fastpitch Softball Bat

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 5, 2013) - Little League International has been advised that Louisville Slugger is recalling the entire current line of the OneX fastpitch softball bat (all lengths and weights) from the market.

Join Boomer in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

1 year 25 weeks ago

Popular Cutters mascot Boomer is looking for some friends to join him in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 16 at 11am in downtown Williamsport. more»

Gallery at Penn College Slates Juried Art Show

in
1 year 25 weeks ago
Chad Andrews, 180/220, 2012, 48 x 58", oil on panel

The Gallery at Penn College is having a juried art show. Open to the Lycoming County residents, each participant submitted six entries. Artists were selected and three pieces from each will be admitted to the show. One is chosen by the judges, one is chosen by the artist, and one is chosen by the public. If you can spare ten minutes, the artworks can be viewed voted at the link below. more»

Lycoming College Students Ask What’s ‘Just Below Your Feet’?

in
1 year 25 weeks ago
Steph Bowen, right, is an archaeology and American studies student at Lycoming College, and Sara Griggs, is a digital communication major and archaeology minor. The two are creating a documentary that asks tough questions about archaeology law in Pennsylvania.

It’s been two decades since the Pennsylvania legislature passed Act 70, a 1995 amendment to the State History Code. Historic preservationists and archaeologists argue the law weakens the state’s ability to protect its cultural heritage. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Abroad China

in
December 31, 1969

Congratulations to Abroad China, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: Abusive Patent Litigation: The Impact on American Innovation and Jobs, and Potential Solutions

 

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity: Roles and Responsibilities to Protect the Nation's Critical Infrastructure

Witnesses: more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Hearing: H.R. 367, the REINS Act: Promoting Jobs, Growth, and American Competitiveness

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: North Korea's Criminal Activities: Financing the Regime

Witnesses: more»

Lycoming College hosts Math Awareness Day

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College hosted its annual Math Awareness Day for 70 eighth-grade students from regional schools on Feb. 21 in the College''s Academic Center. more»

Lycoming College wins two public relations awards

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Office of College Relations earned two awards during the 28th annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. more»

Syndicate content

Comments