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In light of recent online reports and public outcry from a concerned citizen at their most recent school board meeting, the Williamsport Area School District has issued a statement regarding an alleged incident which occurred during the spring of 2018 while the baseball team was on a trip to…

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The coming new year prompts us to take a look back at the accomplishments, tribulations, highlights, and lowlights of the past year. From our seat at NorthcentralPa.com, we watch and report as news, events, catastrophes, and celebrations happen in the 12-county region we serve. 

The last day of school before the long holiday break is the same at schools everywhere. The kids are either taking a test or wasting time. Maybe they’re watching movies, maybe they’re playing games, or maybe they’re eating an assortment of cookies and snacks, but inevitably, they’re all look…

Ten Little League programs across the United States were awarded with thousands of dollars of grants as part of the Little League Grow the Game Grant program, which assists local leagues who are working to enhance league participation opportunities in their communities. In addition, the Fren…

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On December 4, just two days after Governor Wolf and State Attorney General Shapiro joined the fray, congressional representatives Lori Trahan of Massachusetts, David McKinley of West Virginia, Max Rose of New York, and Mike Simpson of Idaho have formed the "Save Minor League Baseball Task F…

To the national sports world, the name Ott is synonymous with major league baseball. Ed, a Muncy, Pa. native and former big league catcher, helped guide the “We Are Family” Pittsburgh Pirates to the 1979 World Series title.

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The West Branch Hall of Fame inducted nine new members at their annual banquet held Sunday in Williamsport at the Genetti Hotel. They inductees were Jim and Janis Arp, Rick Burd, Bob Crawford, Trap McCormack, Mark Mussina, Mike Vuocolo, and Gene Depew.

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The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store is hosting its annual Kids’ Day on Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the museum. There is no charge for attending Kids' Day. The event will include arts and crafts, games, interactive experiences, story time, photo opportun…