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»
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»
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.
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»
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 - 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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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.
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»
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»