Williamsport

Cutters Announce 2013 Promotional Lineup

May 15, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters have unveiled the slate of promotions for the club's 15th anniversary season which begins Tuesday, June 18 as the Crosscutters host the rival State College Spikes.

Mirabito ready to kickoff EMS Week 2013

49 weeks 14 hours ago
State Rep. Rick Mirabito tours a Lycoming Township Volunteer Fire Department's ambulance.

State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. more»

‘Come Home to Sheridan’ Event on Saturday

49 weeks 14 hours ago
Sheridan

While it didn’t officially become part of the Williamsport Area School District until 1923, its role in the community has remained steadfast — through its many physical changes — as a neighborhood home for educating children for the last century. more»

IRON MAN 3: Box-office glory despite some flaws

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*** (out of four)

“Iron Man 3” has one great strength and one liability:

The script. more»

Thompson Announces Upcoming Constituent Staff Hours for Huntingdon County

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced that his district office staff will hold constituent office hours in Huntingdon, Pa., on Monday, May 20th, 2013. more»

Little League® Baseball and Softball Website Gets New Look

May 20, 2013
On May 13, Little League® International unveiled its new homepage for www.LittleLeague.org. The new design, and added functionality, was developed by the ACTIVE Network an official sponsor of Little League® Baseball and Softball.

The President's So-called Affordable Care is Unaffordable, Harming the Economy - It must be Repealed and Replaced

December 31, 1969

Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to the president’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is driving up insurance costs, limiting access to care, and making it harder for individuals to keep the care they have and for small businesses to hire and expand. more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: The U.S. Contribution to the Fight Against Malaria

Witnesses (invited): more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Preventin a Nuclear Iran

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

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

Mark-Up: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: Recent Developments in the Investigation of the Murder of Human Rights Attorney Patrick Finucane

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Mark-Up: more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet

Hearing: A Case Study for Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: Oversight of the United States Department of Justice

MSC Appoints Jim Welty to Leadership Team

May 13, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced today the addition of a key member to its senior staff to lead the organization’s government affairs efforts. Jim Welty, a lifelong Pennsylvanian with more than 20 years of government relations experience, will serve as the MSC’s vice president, government affairs. Mr. more»

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport

49 weeks 3 days ago

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport - Williamsport Police say a black male sustained gunshot injuries on Saturday, May 11. Captain Tim Miller said police were dispatched to 931 Park Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim at that location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 23-year-old black male with an apparent gunshot wound to his lower left leg. more»

Wildcat Archers Ready for Nationals

May 12, 2013

As the spring sports season winds down for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletes, archers are honing their skills as they prepare for the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships later this week while the baseball team reflects after completing one of the best seasons in college history. ARCHERY Penn College has racked up three consecutive second-place team [...]

Sutherland, Sylvia B.

50 weeks 1 day ago

Sylvia B. Sutherland

Sylvia B Sutherland, formerly of 171 Valley Heights Drive, Williamsport, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Manor Care North.

She was born November 21, 1923 in Jackson, Michigan the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie Cohen and the wife of Milton C. Sutherland who died April 15, 1989. more»

Seidel, Inez J.

50 weeks 3 days ago

Inez J. Seidel

Inez J. Seidel, 85, of Williamsport, died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born February 23, 1928 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Colonel Brady and Anna Victoria (Olson) Walter. more»

Stryker, Jon G. "Jack" Sr.

49 weeks 5 days 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

50 weeks 2 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.

51 weeks 2 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.

50 weeks 1 day 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 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

50 weeks 2 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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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.

50 weeks 1 day 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.

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