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»
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:
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.
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»
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
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»
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 - 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»
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»
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»
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 - 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»
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»
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»
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® 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® 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.
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.
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»