Williamsport

Professor presents archaeology paper

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College professor of archaeology and Judaic studies, Dr. Pamela Gaber, recently presented a paper at the Archaeological Institute of America''s annual meeting Jan. 3-6 in Seattle, Wash. more»

Library's annual Read-In set for Feb. 23

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College''s Snowden Library will hold its ninth annual Read-In featuring W. Bruce Cameron''s "A Dog''s Purpose: A Novel for Humans" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. more»

International students to host dinner Feb. 23

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Multicultural Awareness Group of Lycoming College will hold its 16th annual International Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jane Schultz Room. more»

Tucker, Helen J.

1 year 28 weeks ago

Helen J. Tucker

Helen J. Tucker, 90, of Williamsport went home to her Lord and Savior Wednesday, February 13, 2013. She was surrounded by the family that she so fiercely loved.

She was born January 8, 1923 in Williamsport, the daughter of Howard W. and Edith (Frymire) Smith.

All who knew her will remember her as a devoted mother and (nanny dear) grandmother. more»

Lee Sr., William L.

1 year 28 weeks ago

William L. Lee, Sr.

William L. Lee, Sr., 65, of Pine Street, Cogan Station, died Wednesday. Feb. 13, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born Oct. 7, 1947 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Mary (Gardner) Lee. He was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Brown. more»

Musser, Myron C. “Jack”

1 year 28 weeks ago

Myron C. “Jack” Musser

Myron C. “Jack” Musser, 92, of Williamsport, and formerly of Muncy, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Thompson Announces Allen M. Solida of DuBois Has Accepted an Appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Allen M. Solida, 18, of Clearfield County, will soon join the cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, according to U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, who nominated him.  Allen is the son of Michael and Linda Solida of DuBois, Pa.  more»

Swept Away Blog Hop

February 14, 2013

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Toner Jr., Russell W. “Russ”

1 year 29 weeks ago

Russell W. “Russ” Toner, Jr.

Russell W. “Russ” Toner, Jr., 82, of Linden, died on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Manor Care North, Williamsport.

Russell was married on April 12, 1974 to the former Margaret L. (Ott) who survives and have celebrated 38 years as husband and wife. more»

Loner, Geraldine C. “Tootie”

1 year 29 weeks ago

Geraldine C. “Tootie” Loner

Geraldine C. “Tootie” Loner, 80, of Williamsport died Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Manor Care Health Services.

Born June 29, 1932 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Cora Gair Loner.

Tootie retired from Williamsport Wirerope. She enjoyed playing bingo. more»

Thompson, Marie D.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Marie D. Thompson

Marie D. Thompson, 92, formerly of Franklin Street, died Sunday, February, 10, 2013 at Manor Care North where she had been a resident for the past three years.

Marie’s husband of 68 years, Lenwood L. (Whimpy) Thompson, died January 23, 2010.

Marie retired from the former Williamsport Wire Rope. more»

Warnick, Paul R.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Paul R. Warnick, former Principal of Williamsport High School

Paul "Red" Warnick, 100, of 1900 Ravine Road, Williamsport passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2013.

He was born June 5, 1912 in Butler, PA, the son of Raymond and Ada (Kaiser) Warnick. more»

Lehman II, Harold D.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Harold D. Lehman II

Harold D. Lehman II, 76, of Cogan Station, died Monday, February 11, 2013 at his residence.

Born May 28, 1936 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Harold D. Lehman and Henrietta Lowe Lehman Huych. more»

PSP Montoursville File Alleged DUIs, False ID Reports

1 year 28 weeks ago

PSP Montoursville File Alleged DUIs, False ID Reports - State Police in Montoursville filed the following alleged charges: more»

Thompson Statement on President’s State of the Union Address

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, issued the following statement on the President’s State of the Union Address.   more»

Psychology students conduct behavioral neuroscience research

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College students in Dr. Rebecca Gilbertson''s biological psychology class are getting hands-on lab experience thanks to a grant from the George I. more»

Kibler, Barbara L.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Barbara L. Kibler

Barbara L. Kibler, 91, of Williamsport, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born Aug. 5, 1921, in Flemington, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Madolynn Price Hess. more»

Intro to Bible Quizzing: 1994

February 11, 2013

This video is a montage from a quizzing tournament in 2006. It was posted on YouTube by WhyteRavyne.

And in case you were wondering, Bible Quizzing is like Quiz Bowl, but for church kids. more»

Small Fire Reported at Williamsport High School

1 year 29 weeks ago

Small Fire Reported at Williamsport High School - A minor fire was discovered in a restroom at the Williamsport Area High School at about 10:50 a.m. this morning The fire was contained to the restroom and quickly extinguished. The Williamsport Bureau of Fire responded to the incident. more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: The Crisis in Mail: U.S. Interests and the International Response

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: A New Perspective on Threats to the Homeland

State of the Union

December 31, 1969

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Center for Women and Families

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to The Center for Women and Families, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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Superintendent speaks to education students

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Education Department hosted Robert Grantier, superintendent of Loyalsock Township School District, on Feb. 6. more»

Lycoming to host community supported agriculture events

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will host two events about community supported agriculture presented by Lara Judson of Walnut Run Farms in Nippenose Valley. more»

Douglass, Becky

1 year 29 weeks ago

Becky Douglass

Becky Douglass, 40, of Isabella St. Williamsport, passed away suddenly, Friday, February 8, 2013 at her home.

Born June 15, 1972 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Harry and Delores “Dolly” (Lapka) Myers. more»

Rosato, Thressa DeSanto

1 year 29 weeks ago

Thressa DeSanto Rosato

(November 13, 1917 - February 6, 2013)

Thressa DeSanto Rosato, 95, formerly of 722 High St., passed away peacefully at the Gatehouse on February 6, 2013, while surrounded by her family.

She was born in Ralston on November 13, 1917, a daughter of Rosario and Rose Lake DeSanto. more»

Vasalinda, Ruth H.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Ruth H. Vasalinda

Ruth H. Vasalinda, 80, of Williamsport died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Surviving is her husband, James Vasalinda, three children, James (Debbie) Vasalinda of Linden,
David (C.J. Henderson) Vasalinda of Broken Arrow, OK, Kristina Moore of Williamsport, 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. more»

Man Jailed Following Alleged Drug Possession in Williamsport

1 year 29 weeks ago

Man Jailed Following Alleged Drug Possession in Williamsport - The Williamsport Bureau of Police Vice Narcotics, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Police, Lycoming County Drug Task Force, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Williamsport office), made a controlled purchase of heroin last evening. The purchase resulted in the arrest of Benjamin J. more»

Edwards, Bertha M.

1 year 29 weeks ago

Bertha M. Edwards

Bertha M. Edwards, 88, of The Presbyterian Home, Williamsport, and formerly of Edwards Road, Trout Run, Cogan House Twp., died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born April 5, 1924 in Salladasburg, she was a daughter of the late Ezra and Mabel (Wurster) Paulhamus. more»

Steele, William J. "Bill" "Pappy" Sr.

1 year 29 weeks ago

William J. "Bill" "Pappy" Steele, Sr.

William J. "Bill" "Pappy" Steele, Sr., 91, of Williamsport passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the Gatehouse.

He was born August 10, 1921 in Williamsport, the son of Jesse James Steele and Josephine Loner.

William was the husband of the late Cora Bradley Steele. more»

‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ Set to Hit the Stage for a 3-Day Finale Event

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Whitney Felix (center), who plays Willie Wonka, rehearses a scene from the upcoming production.

What began some 15 years ago and evolved into the beloved theatre group in the Round Hills Elementary School community will come to an end at curtain call on Feb. 24. more»

Vinnie’s Italian Eatery Reopened in Williamsport

1 year 29 weeks ago
Vinnie’s Italian Eatery, 44 West Fourth St., has reopened in Williamsport. (Photo by Christine Hutton)

Vinnie’s Italian Eatery, 44 West Fourth St., has reopened in Williamsport. more»

Several students of the month honored by City Council

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College, along with City Council and the Williamsport Business Association, honored several of the College''s Students of the Month for the 2012-13 academic year.

The students were recognized during a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, prior to the 7:30 meeting. The students are: more»

Lycoming College named to Top 100 in Pennsylvania Business Central Magazine

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College has been named to this year''s Top 100 Organizations list by the editorial board of Pennsylvania Business Central Magazine and will be profiled in the Feb. 22 issue. more»

Heartbreaker’s Blog Hop

February 8, 2013

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Students attend Student Leadership Challenge

February 7, 2013

Julia Cuddahy 
Entertainment Editor

“I am part of an international drug cartel, and so is Larry Mannolini,” Anthony (Tony) J. D’Angelo, contributing author of “Chicken Soup for the College Soul” and host for the evening, jokingly said to kick-start “The Student Leadership Challenge.”

Student Athletic Committee to hold penny war

February 7, 2013

Bethany Richardson
Staff Editor

The Student Athletic Committee (SAC) is holding a penny war in the coming weeks to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Antoine Boyer: My international experience at Lycoming College

February 7, 2013

Antoine Boyer
Guest Writer

As you might know, I am the French TA at Lycoming College for the year 2012-2013. I would like to share  what I have lived and learned since I am in the United States.

Why some African Americans hate Black History Month

February 7, 2013

Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor

Choosing a campus club: Black Student Union

February 7, 2013

Alycia Lucio
Staff Writer

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sifa Blackmon, the President of Black Student Union, to find out just what this club is all about.

Lyco Music Department releases spring schedule

February 7, 2013

Qiana Hill
Staff Writer

The Music Department of Lycoming College features many talented musicians and singers each year.  Many concerts are planned for this semester. Some of these concerts will be overseen by Dr. Fred Thayer, a pillar of the music department who has been teaching at Lycoming for thirty-seven years and will be retiring.

Inclement weather alert system needs changes

February 7, 2013

By Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

On Monday, Jan. 28, the school cancelled classes, a rare occurrence at Lycoming College.

While I’m grateful to see the administration’s concern for student and faculty safety, I have some qualms with the way it happened, and other events surrounding the cancelation.

What’s so super?

February 7, 2013

America’s religious zeal surrounding over-hyped sporting event undeservedBy Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Maybe it’s because I was raised in a hockey family, but I will never understand the religious zeal surrounding professional football.

‘The Vagina Monologues’ impacts women and men

February 7, 2013

Taylor Kendra 
Staff Writer

The Vagina Monologues opens Wed., Feb. 13th in the Mary L Welch Theater.   Written by Eve Ensler, the Monologues opened in 1997 as a one-woman show.

‘Lo Imposible’ wins awards

February 7, 2013

Qiana Hill
Staff Writer

The Impossible (Spanish: “Lo Imposible”), is a 2012 disaster drama film. The film is based on the true story of María Belón and her family’s experience of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Naomi Watts stars as María, and Ewan McGregor as her husband Henry, and Tom Holland as their oldest son Lucas.

The Appalachian’s past influences future of parks

February 7, 2013

By Cory Trego Staff Writer
Rugged mountain peaks rising above the horizon evoke thoughts of the power and beauty of nature.  They are a visible testament to the every changing natural world.  They provide obstacles for spreading civilizations, protection for ancients ones, and an opportunity for the adventurous. 

Lady Warriors keep playoff hopes alive with win

February 7, 2013

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor 

On a day that counted the most, the Lady Warriors stepped up to the plate and finished strong.  Efforts from freshman Oliva Manges and junior Julia Antonelli helped propel the Lady Warriors to a 63-47 victory over Commonwealth Conference opponent Stevenson.
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