Carlisle, Michael L.

2 years 3 weeks ago

Michael L. Carlisle

Michael L. Carlisle, 52, of Williamsport, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.

Born Dec. 28, 1959, in Harrisburg, he was a son of Harry B. and Faye M. Shaffer Carlisle.

Michael was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed camping. more»

Hurricane Sandy Still Impacting PA-10

December 31, 1969


November 2, 2012

Congressman Marino urges continued action from Administration more»

New program to help small businesses secure government contracts

2 years 3 weeks ago

Pennsylvania has begun a new program to help small businesses secure government contracts.  Under the Small Business Procurement Initiative (SBPI) state agencies will reserve certain contracts for competition among self-certified companies. more»

Change from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time

2 years 3 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

The change from daylight saving time to standard time will occur on Sunday, November 4th at 2:00 a.m. (local time). Clocks should be set BACK 1 hour. more»

Watch the Youth Hockey Stars of Tomorrow

2 years 3 weeks ago

Come Watch the Youth Hockey stars of tomorrow!
November 3, 2012
4:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Airmen Pond at Historic Bowman Field
Admission is Free
The 6 Youth Hockey teams attending:
2 teams from Elmira, NY
2 teams from York, PA
1 team from Altoona, PA
1 team from Penn State more»

CLOUD ATLAS: Three hours, three directors, six stories, several roles for every actor

2 years 3 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

How would you like to see Hugh Grant as a savage cannibal? How about Hugo Weaving as a woman?

Tom Hanks with aboriginal facepaint? Hanks as a buck-toothed quack doctor? Or an expletive-spouting Welsh murderer?

“Cloud Atlas” has all this and more; the terms courageous and original come readily to mind. more»

Rogers' Disgusting 'Roach' Political Ad Inaccurate

2 years 3 weeks ago
Williamsport City Codes Administrator Joe Gerardi who sets the record straight on Mirabito Properties Codes compliance. Gerardi refutes the political attack ad as inaccurate.

If you're in the 83rd State House District, chances are you've recieved several polical ads in your mailbox from both the 2012 campaign offices of Rick Mirabito and Harry Rogers. You may have cringed, like me, at the colorful flyer that featured State Rep. Rick Mirabito alongside a cockroach. more»

Volunteering For Environmental Conservation Abroad

December 31, 1969

Environmental conservation has become one of the fastest growing and most popular volunteer abroad projects available today. Organizations are popping up all over the world, searching for volunteers that share their passion for protecting the environment and the species that inhabit our world. more»

Thanking Those Who Serve: Dedicating the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge of Jefferson County

December 31, 1969

Last week, I was in Brookville, Pa., for the dedication of the "Purple Heart Memorial Bridge of Jefferson County." Central Pennsylvania is home to so many active service members and veterans that have served our country with honor, for which we owe them a debt of gratitude for their patriotic sacrifice. more»

Mark Your Calendar - WSO November Events

2 years 3 weeks ago



2 years 3 weeks ago

New in Newberry this fall is 4-10 Motorcycle Company, LLC. The hardcore bike shop, located in the old Engine No. 5 building at 2020 Federal Avenue, will cater to bikers who are looking to get away from the look of a stock bike without breaking the bank. more»

Volunteering Abroad In England

December 31, 1969

Today's blog post is courtesy of Ben Smith. more»

Roam, Carl M.

1 year 51 weeks ago

Carl M. Roan

Carl M. Roan, 74, of 213 Harvest Moon Park, Linden, formerly of the Roaring Branch area, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at The Gatehouse Hospice surrounded by his family.

Born December 14, 1937 in Williamsport, he was the son of Robert W. and Sylvia (Cohick) Roan. more»

Genetti Hotel Celebrating Its 90th Anniversary

October 31, 2012

Williamsport — Members of the community will soon have a chance to step back in time as they celebrate the 90th anniversary of the historic Genetti Hotel, located in downtown Williamsport. With food and drink in abundance, the grand celebration is to be held on Friday, November 30, from 6:00 until 9:00 pm. more»

Museum Tours By Flashlight!

October 31, 2012

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society presents Museum Tours by Flashlight! Friday, November 2. Tours begin at 6:00, final tours at 8:00 p.m. — no reservations needed, but please bring a flashlight! Admission: Children, $3 — Adults $5 — Family $12. For more information please call the Museum at 570-326-3326. more»

“The Old 11th” Explored At The Taber Museum

October 31, 2012

The October Coffee Hour of the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society featured Wayne Sager speaking on “The Old 11th”. The talk, free and open to the public, was held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10 am in the Community Room. Light refreshments were served. more»

First Friday Williamsport: December 2012

1 year 52 weeks ago
(Photo of Downtown Williamsport by Jeff Schroeder)

December 2012

First Friday Art Scene & Special Events Listings

Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company

410 Pine Street • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Super Christmas Extravaganza! Featuring a new Direct

Happy Halloween from NCPA

2 years 4 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Don Guthrie)

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Esther Honey Foundation

December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is the Esther Honey Foundation. Esther Honey Foundation logo - Volunteer Global more»

Zeisloft, William Wayne

2 years 3 weeks ago

William Wayne Zeisloft

(April 6, 1929 - October 31, 2012)

William Wayne Zeisloft, 83, of Muncy, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at his home.

Born April 6, 1929, in Montour County, he was a son of the late Joseph William and Marjorie E. (Shultz) Zeisloft. He and his wife, the former Vivian Mae Crist, celebrated 61 years of marriage on July 17, 2012. more»

Absentee Ballot Application Extension

2 years 4 weeks ago

Governor Tom Corbett today ordered the deadline for county election offices to receive applications for absentee ballots to be extended, on a county-by-county basis, depending on whether the county courthouse was closed for business any day this week due to Hurricane Sandy. more»

Woman Assaulted at Interstate 180 Highway Ramp in Muncy Creek Township

2 years 4 weeks ago

Woman Assaulted at Interstate 180 Highway Ramp in Muncy Creek Township - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information regarding a report of indecent assault that occurred last week in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Joel Miles said on Oct. more»

November Events in and around Williamsport

2 years 4 weeks ago

Employee giving makes major impact on United Way campaign

2 years 4 weeks ago
Scott Lowery, LCUW executive director; Mary Wolf, LCUW board president; Chris Boschi, Barbie Tompkins, Brenda Gardner, Becky Haas, Tony the Tiger, Tim Bair, and Ed Blair from Kellogg Company.

Just past the half-way point of its twelve-week annual campaign, Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) officials have reported $431,277 has been raised. more»

State Dept. of Education Honors Stevens School

2 years 4 weeks ago

Stevens Elementary School has been named a 2012-13 Title 1 Distinguished School by the state Department of Education’s Division of Federal Programs.

Title 1 is a federal program that provides funding to schools with a high concentration of economically disadvantaged students to help meet educational goals. more»

Susquehanna Greenway eConnections October 2012

2 years 4 weeks ago

Lycoming County Government Offices Closed Tuesday

2 years 4 weeks ago

Lycoming County Courthouse and other Lycoming County Government offices will be closed on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, which includes all of Lycoming County
Magisterial District Judge’s offices. Mission Essential Employees are required to report as scheduled.
Please continue to monitor the news media for updated information as well as the County website at www.lyco.org

Skills Matching And Volunteering Abroad: Find The Best Program For You!

December 31, 1969

At Volunteer Global, a big part of what we do is help prospective volunteers find the perfect placement abroad. While some people have a very specific idea of where they would like to volunteer, or else what kind of project they want to work with, others aren't so ready to make a decision. more»

Phi Kappa Phi chapter recognized

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was recently recognized by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi as a Chapter of Merit. more»

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Former New York District 7 District Administrator George Cheresnowsky

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 29, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of former New York District 7 Administrator George Cheresnowsky. He was 92.

Thompson: Hurricane Sandy Is A Very Serious Storm, Stay-tuned To Local News, Take Safety Precautions

December 31, 1969

Bellefonte, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement on Hurricane Sandy: more»

How Volunteering Can Prevent Bullying In Schools And Boost Community Morale

December 31, 1969

We all know volunteering provides many great benefits for the host community. From improving education standards in schools to providing adequate healthcare to an entire city, volunteering is an essential component to growth in communities all around the world.Bullying more»


December 31, 1969

MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2:45 P.M.

Due to the current weather conditions and forecast for this area, Lycoming College will close as of 3:05 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29. Employees not directly involved in the safety and emergency operations of the College may leave campus at 3:05 p.m. as well. more»

Fullmer, Walter E. III

2 years 4 weeks ago

Walter E. Fullmer, III

Walter E. Fullmer, III, 69, of Cogan Station, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born September 30, 1943, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Walter, Jr. and Ruby Fenderson Fullmer. He was preceded in death by his sister Sandra D. Dieffenbacher. more»

Troisi, Gloria E.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Gloria E. Troisi

Having lived a beautiful life of love for her husband, family and friends, Gloria E. Troisi, 92, a resident of the Williamsport Home, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, following a brief illness. more»

Smith, Doris M.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Doris M. Smith

(December 8, 1933 - October 27, 2012)

Doris M. Smith, 78, of Muncy died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Rose View Center, Williamsport.

She was born December 8, 1933, in Milton, a daughter of the late William Grant and Mary Edna Aunkst Crawford. August 2, 1951, she married the late Ernest M. Smith, Jr., who died March 26, 2009. more»

Op-Ed: EPA's war on consumers, affordable electricity and jobs (The Hill)

December 31, 1969

From The Hill Newspaper: "EPA's war on consumers, affordable electricity and jobs"

By Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.)

October 19, 2012 more»

Marino Calls for OSHA Investigation

December 31, 1969


October 24, 2012

Reports of OSHA staff in Central Susquehanna Valley exceeding authority, ethical boundaries more»

"Saints & Sinners" Group Show to debut at the Converge Gallery in November

2 years 4 weeks ago

Converge Gallery is pleased to announce their latest show Sinners & Saints, a series of new work by artists Mark Kostabi, Paul Kostabi, Rick Prol, Mark May, Roger Shipley, Samuel Stabler, Ted Walke, Jeremiah Johnson, Liz Parrish, Danielle Charette, Misako Oba, Joanne Landis, Tim Allen Miller, and Josh Dannin in what will be their latest exhibition in Williamsport.  more»

Donation Drive for Overseas Soldiers

2 years 4 weeks ago

The Pipeline Wives of Williamsport in conjunction with Retired Marine Officer Keith Miller are conducting a drive for our military men and women in Afghanistan to show them we truly appreciate their service to our country, for us each and every day. These men and women put their lives on the line for our freedom as well as those throughout the world. more»

Williamsport Music Club Slates Rehearsal

2 years 4 weeks ago

Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
Market and Packer Streets, Williamsport
We are planning to feature a 75 Anniversary Choir made up of singers from the community and the Williamsport Music Club
performing three familiar Christmas songs in unison with beautiful arrangements. more»

Lycoming County United Way Announces 5th Annual Basket Bingo

2 years 4 weeks ago

Plans are under way for a Basket Bingo on Sunday, November 4 at 1:00pm at the Old Lycoming Township Fire

Hall with all proceeds going to Lycoming County United Way.

The event is being organized by United Way volunteer, Diane Stine and sponsored by Range Resources. more»

College hosts annual Grad School Fair for students to gain exposure to different schools

October 25, 2012

Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff

Lycoming College hosted their annual Grad School Fair on Oct. 15. The event was held in Pennington Lounge and was open to the public. Graduates and current students from colleges and universities such as Bucknell, Bloomsburg, and Penn College attended in addition to Lycoming’s students.

House of Representatives candidate meets with Lycoming club

October 25, 2012
Photo provided by Victoria BortniakDemocrat House of Representative candidate Phil Scollo meets with the  Lycoming College Democra

Lost at Lyco

October 25, 2012

Lost at Lyco
Think you know everything there is to see on campus? Think again! 
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