Williamsport

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ exceeds expectations

April 21, 2013

Alycia Lucio
Staff Writer

Many of you know the acclaimed “Lord of the Rings” series, directed by Peter Jackson, in which we follow Frodo Baggins on his journey to Mount Doom.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Entrances Lyco Audiences

April 21, 2013

Taylor Kendra
Staff Writer

Lycoming College’s “Arsenic and Old Lace” opened April 10 in the Mary L Welch Theatre.  The show was directed by Dr. Biliana Stoytcheva-Horrissian.

Warriors fall to No. 18 Widener Pride in Lax

April 21, 2013

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor 

The Lycoming College Warriors thought they had a chance to cause an upset in a lacrosse game.  The problem was that they were facing the 18th nationally ranked Widener University Pride.  They suffered a 15-1 blowout, but thanks to senior Tom Lurie ended the Warriors possible shut out with a goal.

Lady Warriors lose to mighty Pride

April 21, 2013

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

Opinion: Warrior Extreme Challenge sends Lyco into the era of extreme runs

April 21, 2013


Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

Many people on Lycoming College’s campus have heard about extreme runs such as Tough Mudder, Spartan Races, Zombie Runs, or even Warrior Races.  Well the Recreation department at Lycoming wanted to put a twist on all of that with the first ever Warrior Extreme Challenge.

Senior Goodbye: The stadium lights go out

April 21, 2013

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

Four years of studying and countless sleepless nights and the only thing I will be receiving is a $160,000 piece of paper.  I am just kidding.  These past four years have been something that I will treasure the rest of my life.  There are so many people to thank in this farewell.

Honda Donation Helps Preserve Baseball and Softball Season for Staten Island Little League

May 9, 2013
Honda, the official vehicle sponsor of Little League® and national sponsor since 1996, donated $50,000 to the Staten Island Little League to help rebuild their baseball facilities, which were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. With Honda’s donation, storm ravaged fields, bleachers and dugouts will be repaired in time for the league’s 32-team opening day on April 20th.

'42' In a League of Its Own

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'42' a Stirring Tribute to Jackie Robinson

***1/2 (out of four)

Thanks to “A League of Their Own,” everybody knows there’s no crying in baseball.

But there is crying in baseball movies -- at least for the audience. more»

Little League Baseball and Softball Bolsters Communications Staff with New Director of Media Relations and Web Development Manager

May 9, 2013
Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball announced today the addition of Brian McClintock, Director of Media Relations, and Mike Weslosky, Web Development Manager, to the Communications Department at Little League International in South Williamsport, Pa.

Metague, Hector J. “Joe”

1 year 4 days ago

Hector J. “Joe” Metague

Hector J. “Joe” Metague, 95, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013. more»

Winters, John C.

1 year 1 week ago

John C. Winters

John C. Winters, 53, of Williamsport, passed peacefully from his home at the West House Personal Care Home into eternal life Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He formerly lived at Insingers Personal Care Home.

Born September 27, 1959 in Williamsport, he was a son of Walter R., Jr. and Hilda (Anderson) Winters. more»

Discussing our mental health system in the context of public safety and violence prevention

December 31, 1969

Earlier today speaking from the House floor, I discussed our mental health system in the context of violence prevention. more»

Cutters Announce New Opportunity for Area Non-Profits

1 year 3 days ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters are proud to announce Charitable Tuesdays as a new community effort for the 2013 season. more»

Marino Drops Bill to Increase Affordable Energy

1 year 3 days ago

U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) introduced legislation that will enable the development of necessary infrastructure for more efficient production and delivery of affordable energy across the country. more»

Phillies Minor League Review

1 year 3 days ago

Review for April 4-14, 2013
*= former Williamsport Crosscutter

Players of the Week more»

Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research to Host Course

1 year 3 days ago

Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research will offer a short course: Remediation and Field Reclamation Day on Monday, May 13, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport. more»

Pop/Folk Band, Har-di-Har to Debut at Bullfrog Brewery.

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The independent pop/folk band, Har-di-Har will debut in Williamsport on May 20 at the Bullfrog Brewery. In a time when both electronic music and "the duo" are becoming extremely popular forms of making music, Har-di-Har sets themselves apart. They use no loop pedals or samples, and yet they create the sound of a four-piece band. more»

Fink, Maxine F.

1 year 4 days ago

Maxine F. Fink

Maxine F. Fink, 81, of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Sycamore Manor Health Center, surrounded by her family. more»

Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams to Perform at Bullfrog Brewery

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Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams

Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams, a world jam trio from Western New York, will perform a free show at 10 p.m. May 3 at the Bullfrog Brewery, 229 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701. more»

Marino drops bill to increase affordable energy

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2013 more»

Little League Baseball World Series Ump Tunes Up at LLI Umpire School

May 9, 2013
“I don’t think I’m going to wear out my shoes, I’m still walking on air.” That’s how Chuck Latini, a U.S. postal clerk from Ewing, N.J., has been gliding ever since he got the news that he was going to be umpiring in the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series.

Reps. Thompson, Lynch Introduce the POW/MIA Accounting and Recovery Support Act of 2013

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) has joined U.S. Representative Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) to introduce H.R. more»

Newberry Little League to Open Season

1 year 4 days ago

Newberry Field of Dreams Mural to be Celebrated 

The festivities begin at 11:00 am at Shultz Field located on the corner of Mosser Avenue and Arch Street. The Opening Ceremonies will start at Noon. more»

Passenger Leads Police on Foot Pursuit in Loyalsock Township

1 year 5 days ago

Passenger Leads Police on Foot Pursuit in Loyalsock Township - A 26-year-old man was charged by Montoursville State Police with multiple crimes following an incident last week in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Daniel Kozak said around 10:10 p.m. on April 12, a traffic stop was conducted on Northway Road at Lincoln Drive. more»

Marchese, Harry Jr.

1 year 1 week ago

Harry Marchese Jr., of Williamsport, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Roseview Center.

Born Sep. 24, 1934, in Williamsport, he was a son to the late Harry and Mary (Orso) Marchese. more»

Bird, Arlene

1 year 1 week ago

Arlene Bird, 79, of Montoursville, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born October 24, 1933, she was a daughter of A. Wayne Hickoff and Madeline T. (MacDonald) Hickoff-Gardner. She married Douglas Bird and would have celebrated 53 years together June 18th. more»

Ottenmiller, Virginia M.

1 year 1 week ago

Virginia M. Ottenmiller, 65, of Williamsport, died Friday, April 12, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Oct. 28, 1947 in Williamsport, she was the daughter to the late George and Margaret “Betty” Heinze. She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Ottenmiller Jr., on Jan. 28, 2013.

Virginia graduated from Williamsport High School and retired from Brodart. more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

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

Hearing: Tier Rankings in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The President's FY 2014 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security

Witnesses:

  • TBA

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Securing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2014 Foreign Affairs Budget

Witness:

  • The Honorable John F. Kerry; Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet

Hearing: Abusive Patent Litigation: THe Issues Impacting American Competitiveness and Job Creation at the International Trade Commission and Beyond

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Hearing: China's Rapid Political and Economic Advances in Central Asia and Russia

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcimmttee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Roghts, and International Organizations

Hearing: Kenya's 2013 Elections: An Effective Assistance Model?

Witnesses: more»

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: Mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice

Witnesses: more»

Williamsport Motorist Flees on Foot During Traffic Stop

1 year 6 days ago

Williamsport Motorist Flees on Foot During Traffic Stop - A 37-year-old man fled the scene of a routine traffic stop and was later charged for allegedly providing a false identity to a law enforcement officer. PSP Trooper Christine Fye said shortly after 4 p.m. more»

Winters, John C.

1 year 1 week ago

John C. Winters

John C. Winters, 53, of Williamsport, passed peacefully from his home at the West House Personal Care Home into eternal life Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He formerly lived at Insingers Personal Care Home.

Born September 27, 1959 in Williamsport, he was a son of Walter R., Jr. and Hilda (Anderson) Winters. more»

Bullock, Janet M.

1 year 1 week ago

Janet M. Bullock

Janet M. Bullock, 78, of Williamsport went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Janet was the wife of the late Philip G. Bullock, Sr. with whom she shared 40 years of marriage prior to his passing in 1994. more»

Hoover, Jon Edward

1 year 1 week ago

Jon Edward Hoover

(August 7, 1938 - April 12, 2013) more»

Hess, Samuel W. Jr.

1 year 1 week ago

Samuel W. Hess Jr.

(November 10, 1931 - April 9, 2013)

Samuel W. Hess Jr., 81, of Williamsport, passed away on April 9, 2013, at the Gatehouse, while surrounded by family.

Sam was born in Williamsport on Nov. 10, 1931, a son of Samuel W. Sr. and Madeline R. Price Hess. more»

Travel Buddy of the Week: Project Hawai'i

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Congratulations to Project Hawai'i, our Travel Buddy of the Week!

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We must restore active and healthy management of our national forests

December 31, 1969

Remarks:

Mr. Speaker, over a century ago, the federal government pledged to actively manage our forests when Congress created the national forest system.

This management includes activities such as prescribed fires and thinning - and yes, timber harvesting is a core part of this duty. more»

Introduction of the Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act

December 31, 1969

Remarks:

Mr. Speaker, my colleague Representative Loebsack and I are proud to re-introduce the Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act. more»

Reps. Thompson, Loebsack Introduce Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) today introduced H.R. more»

Thompson discusses announcement from GE Transportation

December 31, 1969

Earlier this week, I discussed Monday's announcement from GE Transportation. Click below to view these remarks.

Remarks: more»

Susquehanna Greenway Chooses Rick Mason Photo as Grand-Prize Winner

1 year 1 week ago
Susquehanna Greenway announced the winners of its record-breaking 3rd Annual Photo Contest, with Rick Mason of Lycoming County receiving the grand prize and first place honors for his photo in the People and The River Category.

Susquehanna Greenway announced the winners of its record-breaking 3rd Annual Photo Contest, with Rick Mason of Lycoming County receiving the grand prize and first place honors for his photo in the People and The River Category. more»

America is just beginning to realize the opportunity of plentiful natural gas

December 31, 1969

Remarks:

Mr. Speaker, yesterday, it was reported the United States has 2.4 quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas that can be recovered by current drilling techniques, according to a study by companies working in various shale basins across the country. more»

Roger Hodgson, Legendary Voice of Supertramp, at CAC

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Roger Hodgson, Legendary Voice of Supertramp, at CAC

Breakfast in America tour with Roger Hodgson, the legendary voice of Supertramp, is heading to the Community Arts Center this summer! more»

PennDOT Urges Motorists to Avoid Distractions, Focus on Driving

1 year 1 week ago
A participant tests a text-while-driving simulator at the Distracted Driving event. The event showed a graphic video of the consequences of driving while texting and a static display of a coffin to show a possible outcome of distracted driving. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, PennDOT today urged motorists to drive distraction free, and reminded drivers of the state’s law banning text-based communication while driving. more»

Recognition of Lycoming County Landfill Gas to Energy

1 year 1 week ago
Eagles at the landfill. Lycoming County Resource Management Services for Lycoming, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties. (Photo courtesy of Lyco.org)

The Lycoming County Landfill Gas to Energy Project with its partners; PPL Renewable Energy (PPLRE) and Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) were awarded with 2012 Project of the Year honors in the category of electrical and thermal production and the collaborative way in which the renewable energy project was deployed to benefit our g more»

Find 'A Place at the Table' at the Community Arts Center

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A PLACE AT THE TABLE is a recently released documentary film which examines the issues of Hunger in America through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity. A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation ... and how it could be solved. Affordable health food is in the best interests of all. more»

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