Williamsport

Montgomery Resident to Walk Overnight for Suicide Prevention

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1 year 11 weeks ago

Ralph Wilson, Montgomery, will participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Overnight, in Washington, D.C., a 16-mile walk from sunset to sunrise June 1-2, to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention. more»

Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree Comes to Tampa, Florida

May 9, 2013
Little League Baseball and Softball will hold its Urban Initiative Florida State Jamboree at the Larry Sanders Sports Complex in Tampa, Fla., from May 2-5. One of nine Urban Initiative Jamborees being held throughout the United States this spring, participants in the Florida State Jamboree will take part in a weekend of games and other special events at no cost to their local league.

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure

May 3, 2013

Buried_TreasureDonations Sought - Yard and Bake Sale

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Chrapek, Jean E.

1 year 12 weeks ago

Jean E. Chrapek

(August 23, 1934 - April 30, 2013)

Jean E. Chrapek, 78, of Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Gatehouse following an extended illness.

She was born in Williamsport on Aug. 23, 1934, a daughter of George A. and Margaret M. Jolin Garman. more»

Santomarco, Antonio

1 year 12 weeks ago

Antonio Santomarco

(June 15, 1921 - April 30, 2013)

Antonio Santomarco, 91, died April 30, 2013 in the Williamsport Home.

He was born in Terracina, Italy on June 15, 1921 the son of Filippo and Annuziata Santomarco. more»

Ted Hefko, Thousandaires to Perform at Brewery

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Ted Hefko

 In mid-May, Ted Hefko and The Thousandaires  will embark on a tour of the South with points as far west as Dallas, TX, stopping May 13 to perform a Cajun/Jazz/Roots music concdert at The Bullfrog Brewery from 7-10 p.m.  more»

Award-winning ‘Branson on the Road’ coming to Williamsport

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1 year 11 weeks ago

What do you get when you bring together a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy and great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music?

Branson On The Road is coming to Williamsport on Saturday, June 8 at the Community Arts Center. more»

Anthem Auditions Tonight at Community Arts Center

1 year 12 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters will hold auditions for National Anthem performers on Wednesday, May 1 from 6pm-8pm at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.  more»

WAHS Mock Crash Event to Deliver Heavy Message

1 year 12 weeks ago

For the first time in three years, the Williamsport Area High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club will deliver a heavy message to its peers by conducting a mock DUI crash program from 8 to 10 a.m. on May 8 in the high school auditorium. more»

Take a Cruise on OBLIVION

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1 year 12 weeks ago

First of many goodies in a promising sci-fi year
*** (out of four)

Yes, there is more going on than meets the eye in “Oblivion,” the new sci-fi hit starring Tom Cruise. more»

Wilson, Catherine C.

1 year 12 weeks ago

Catherine C. Wilson

Catherine C. Wilson, 94, formerly of the 1800 block of Spring Run Road, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Rose View Center where she had been a resident the past seven years.

Born Nov. 20, 1918, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Freeman and Kathryn (Sautter) Craw. more»

Coon, Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick

1 year 12 weeks ago

Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick Coon

Betty Mae (Richey) Kirkpatrick Coon, 90, of Williamsport, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Roseview Manor.

Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Vern and Venita (Beatty) Richey. more»

Just Below Your Feet

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1 year 12 weeks ago
Just Below Your Feet is Stephanie Bowen, right, and Sara Griggs

A year ago, during American Archaeology Field School, one of my students asked about Cultural Resource Management in Pennsylvania. I told her about CRM and about PA Act 70, which has devastated professional archaeology in the Commonwealth, and encouraged her to research the topic as an independent study, a capstone project for her American Studies major. more»

Williamsport Storage Unit Business Burglarized

1 year 12 weeks ago

Williamsport Unit Business Burglarized - PSP Montoursville are investigating a burglary that occurred at a storage unit business that occurred earlier this month. Trooper Justin Rosboschil said locks were damaged to multiple storage units at Square M Storage, 3842 West 4th Street in Williamsport on April 7. more»

WAHS Teacher Coach to be Honored at Relay Event

1 year 12 weeks ago

Cancer Survivor Kevin Choate Will Serve as Event’s Keynote Speaker

For at least one Williamsport Area High School teacher, this year’s Relay for Life event will take on a more powerful meaning having recently proclaimed that he is now a cancer survivor. more»

First Friday May 2013

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Converge Gallery

Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine
Outdoor music on Pine Street for First Friday. Artists can pre-register at Le Chocolat, 420 Pine Street.

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Season Winds Down with 'Fantastique' Pianist

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Pianist Alexander Schimpf

It is strange that I have to talk about the last concert of the season already! It has been an incredible ride. Each concert showcased our talented musicians, fabulous soloists, marvelous choirs; we traveled through time and performed music of many different genres. more»

Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business

1 year 12 weeks ago

Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business - PSP Montoursville say a trailer was towed from the property of a business establishment in Unityville last month. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 4:30 a.m. on March 29, the padlock was cut on the hitch of a trailer parked at 4712 Route 42 highway. more»

Crain Sr., David C.

1 year 12 weeks ago

David C. Crain Sr., 77, of Mill Lane, Williamsport, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born March 1, 1936 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late David M. and Hilda J. (Pentz) Crain. more»

Walther, Roma M.

1 year 12 weeks ago

Roma M. Walther, of Trout Run, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Roma was born February 18, 1930, in Wrightsville, the daughter of Guy and Caroline Myers.

She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Evelyn I. McCune; a brother, Gordon Myers; and a son, Daniel Myers Walther. more»

Fornwalt, John A.

1 year 12 weeks ago

John A. Fornwalt, 94, of E. 5th Ave. South Williamsport, died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at his home.

Born Dec. 4, 1918 in South Williamsport, he was a son of the late David and Pearl (Yohe) Fornwalt. more»

Kellerman, Mary L.

1 year 13 weeks ago

Mary L. Kellerman, 88, of Williamsport, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Sycamore Manor.

Born Dec. 9, 1924, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Maude (Cramer) Snyder. more»

Maiorana, Salvatore “Sal”

1 year 13 weeks ago

Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana

Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana, 68, of Heim Hill Rd., Montoursville, died suddenly Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Stars and Stripes: “Thompson-sponsored law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower costs"

December 31, 1969

ICYMI: Stars and Stripes Newspaper: “Thompson-sponsored law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower costs”

“The Defense Department is in the process of implementing the Servicemember Telemedicine eHealth Portability Act (STEP), which will make it easier for servicemembers to get more virtual medical care, particularly mental health counseli more»

WAHS Senior Named National Achievement Scholar

1 year 12 weeks ago
Williamsport Area High School senior Elizabeth Rider has been named a National Achievement Scholar from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Student Among Only 700 Nationwide to Earn $2,500 Scholarship  more»

Civil War Soldiers and Victorian Ladies

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Sheridan's Ride

The Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will hold its annual Day Camp Monday, 22 July through Friday, 26 July, from 9 a.m. until noon. Cost is $60 per child (for children of LCHS members) and $70 per child (for non-members). more»

Thompson Statement on Passage of Reducing Flight Delays Act

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson released the following statement after the U.S. House passed H.R. 1765, the Reducing Flight Delays Act, which would provide the U.S. Transportation Department with additional authority to prevent reduced operations and staffing at the Federal Aviation Administration. more»

Marino bill to increase SNAP transparency, accountability

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2013 more»

Crosscutters Alumni Update: Phillies Minor League Review

1 year 12 weeks ago

Phillies Minor League Review

April 15-21, 2013

Minor League System W-L (through 4/21)

28-39

*= former Williamsport Crosscutter

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Ryan Adams to Speak at Taber Coffee Hour

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1 year 12 weeks ago
Dr. Ryan T. Adams will lecture on the topic “Food in Lycoming County: Prehistoric, Historic and Economic Context of Food Production.”

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its third Coffee Hour for the 2013 season. The speaker will be Dr. Ryan T. more»

Little League® Mourns the Loss of Boston Marathon Bombing Victim and Little Leaguer, Martin Richard

May 20, 2013
It is with great sadness that the entire Little League® community mourns the loss of Martin Richard, 8, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing. Martin was a member of the Savin Hill Little League in Dorchester, Mass.

Guest Article: Be A Traveler, Not A Tourist

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December 31, 1969

Today's blog is brought to you by Paige Soucie. She is the founder and CEO of Soucie Holdings LLC, a digital marketing business specializing in content writing and social media. She has a passion for cooking, writing, traveling and learning. Soucie received degrees in Journalism and Political Science, and a minor in Spanish from Arizona State University. more»

Tortured Hero Blog Hop

April 24, 2013

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Thompson Votes to Advance Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline Project

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted in favor of a bill to move forward with completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The measure, H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, was approved with bipartisan support, 24-17, by the House Natural Resources Committee. On March 23, 2013, the U.S. more»

World of Little League to Feature Items from Carl E. Stotz Collection

May 9, 2013
Seventy-five years ago, during the summer of 1938, Williamsport resident Carl E. Stotz hit upon an idea that would become the world’s largest and most respected organized youth sports program. The next year, on June 6, 1939, the first Little League game was played. Only three teams existed at that time, and nobody could know how if the program would survive past its first year.

Williamsport Driver Identified; Vehicle Found Submerged in Lycoming Creek

1 year 13 weeks ago

Williamsport Driver Identified; Vehicle Found Submerged in Lycoming Creek - A 22-year-old man died as a result of a vehicle crash that ended up submerged in Lycoming Creek. Trooper Erik Barlett said on April 20, Name Retracted, 22, was traveling southbound on Lycoming Creek Road at its intersection with Heshbon Road. more»

Pajama Factory Celebrates First Friday

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1 year 13 weeks ago
Image courtesy of John McKaig, woodcut print— "Saints Never Surrender, III"

Join us at the Pajama Factory for a First Friday celebration on May 3rd from 6–9pm for multiple gallery events, grand openings, shows, and Open Studios—over 20 factory artists will be opening their doors for the evening. more»

Everett Invites public to attend upcoming event in Williamsport

1 year 13 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Hundreds of Pennsylvania residents filled the steps outside the Main Capitol in Harrisburg for the annual Second Amendment Action Day rally, attended by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers. more»

Townhall Meeting

December 31, 1969

This will be a townhall meeting via telephone, hosted from my Washington, D.C. office.

 

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: An Examination of the Judicial Conduct and Disability System

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: The FY 2014 Budget Request: U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities and Strategy

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommmittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Hearing: Kosovo and Serbia: A Pathway to Peace

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. 1417, the Border Security Results Act of 2013

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Export Control Reform: The Agenda Ahead

Witnesses: more»

Townhall Meeting

December 31, 1969

This will be a townhall meeting via telephone, hosted from my Washington, D.C. office.

Alert: News Conference on Wednesday from New World of Little League to be Streamed Live

May 9, 2013
A news conference planned for noon, Eastern U.S. time, on Wednesday, April 24, will be available to anyone worldwide via the Internet, as Little League International makes a special announcement concerning the new World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store.
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