Lycoming County

Senior Spotlight: Randon Wilston

September 15, 2011
By Kelly Prendergast
Sports Editor/ Lycourier

The 2011 Lycoming College Men’s Soccer season looks promising for senior forward Randon Wilston, No. 33. Wilston has been a key member on the squad since his freshman year, and is looking forward to being a main contributor to the team’s offensive attack this season.

Warriors win ‘The Battle of the Boot’

September 15, 2011
By Kelly Prendergast
Sports Editor/ Lycourier

The Lycoming College men’s soccer team had a thrilling 1-0 golden goal win over the Susquehanna Crusaders in the 11th annual Battle of the Boot at the Shangraw Athletic Complex on Sept. 9.

After 17 years, Disney classic ‘The Lion King’ Goes 3D

September 15, 2011
By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


In an unprecedented event, Walt Disney Pictures will again release its 1994 classic, “The Lion King,” for a special two-week run in 3D starting Friday, followed by the Diamond Edition release of the film on DVD, Blu-ray, and 3D Blu-ray on Oct. 4.

‘Super 8’ falls short of hype but still delivers

September 15, 2011
By John Villarose
Lycourier Staff

New changes to ‘Star Wars’ anger fans

September 15, 2011
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor/ Lycourier

BAG club plans ‘Monopoly’ tournament for Sept. 25

September 15, 2011
By Sam Ferraro
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Club Spotlight: Campus Girl Scouts

September 15, 2011
By Tricia Mundell
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Greek life sets example with ‘Perfect Party’

September 15, 2011
By Paige Cole
College Life Editor/ Lycourier


Members of campus fraternities and sororities shared the dance floor with the Class of 2015 during the “Perfect Party.” The event, hosted by the Panhellenic and IFC Councils, was held to foster a positive image of Greek Life at Lycoming College.

Campus holds inaugural Day of Service

September 15, 2011
By Amanda Miller
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Sunday marked the anniversary of the tragic day in American history which we refer to as 9/11.

Snowden Library to honor woman behind ‘Little Women’

September 15, 2011
By Hillary Hubbard
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Starting today, Snowden Library is organizing many activities regarding author Louisa May Alcott. The events will continue on throughout the fall semester, and will be held throughout the Williamsport community.

Faculty Spotlight: biology department welcomes Zhao

September 15, 2011
By Victoria Yuskaitis
Staff Writer/ Lycourier


Dongjiao Zhao, a new faculty member of Lycoming College and an assistant professor of biology, is “so excited about the opportunity to teach at Lycoming.”

Counting Our Blessings

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**Dear RDA Members,*
Our sympathies, best thoughts, wishes and prayers go out to all who have
suffered due to last week’s flooding in Pennsylvania and New York.
Our regular newsletter editor, Barb Jarmoska, who’s home, office and family
retreat since the early 1930’s was right in the path of the record flood

First Community Foundation Partnership of PA Reacts to Natural Disaster With Financial Assistance

2 years 32 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania has reacted to the recent natural disaster currently affecting Lycoming County residents through a grant of $23,000 to the Northcentral Pennsylvania American Red Cross.  This grant is being made possible from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Foundation’s Unrestricted Fund and will assist Lycoming County reside more»

Flooding Destroys Bridges, Closes Roads

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SR 973 looking east over Loyalsock Creek, just one of many scenes of devastation as the September 2011 flood continues throughout Northcentral Pennsylvania. Thanks to Patrick McCarty for sharing the flood videos and photos with us, as well as Tank Baird, Richard Ogurcak, Marie Zerfing, and Lance Van Auken. more»

Rider Park Celebration

Dear RDA Members,
Mark your calendar, and come help us celebrate Rider Park! As we approach
the 1-year anniversary of last year's successful campaign to stop the First
Community Foundation from leasing Rider Park for gas drilling, RDA is
planning a “Celebrate Ride Park” picnic-style reception. You and your

DEP Lifts Drought Declarations for 40 Counties Four Northern Counties Changed to Drought Watch Status

2 years 33 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- Based on Pennsylvania Drought Task Force recommendations, the Department of Environmental Protection today lifted drought watch declarations for 40 counties and reclassified four counties to drought watch status. more»

Marino Tours Son Light House

2 years 34 weeks ago

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino toured the Son Light House in Muncy during a series of visits this month in Lycoming County.

Citizens Marcellus Shale Commission

[image: Citizens Marcellus Citizens Commission] Dear RDA Members,
We are pleased to announce that a new commission launching this week will
give you, as a citizen of Pennsylvania, an opportunity to share your views
about drilling in the Marcellus Shale.
Former state Representatives Carole Rubley and Dan Surra will co-chair

Not All It's Fracked Up To Be

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**Loyalsock Township Gas Activity Ordinance Hearing Tuesday*
Loyalsock Township supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August
23, from 7pm – 9pm at 2501 East Third St. to give residents (and members of
the gas industry) a chance to voice their opinions on an amendment to the
Loyalsock Township Ordinances regarding gas activities in the township.

Mirabito seeks increased security funding for Little League World Series events

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Lycoming County 4-H August Newsletter

2 years 36 weeks ago

The August edition of the Lycoming County 4-H newsletter. (Attached calendar)

Fracking's Consequences Obscured by Legal Tactic

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**Fracking's Consequences Obscured by Legal Tactic*
by Anthony Robbins
Natural gas producers are battling public concerns over the health effects
of their extraction techniques. Does injection of water and toxic chemicals
deep into the ground to release methane gas contaminate ground water, and
potentially drinking water? Now it appears that settled lawsuits and

Lycoming County Under Drought Watch

2 years 37 weeks ago

DEP Declares Drought Watches, Warnings Around Commonwealth; Below-Normal Rainfall Leads to Water Deficits

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection today issued a drought warning for four Pennsylvania counties and a drought watch for 40 counties. more»

RMEF Announces Grants for Pennsylvania

2 years 37 weeks ago

MISSOULA, Mont.--Improving elk habitat and introducing thousands of students to traditional outdoor recreation and conservation are the main themes in a list of 2011 grants for Pennsylvania from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. more»

PennDOT Posting Roads in Sullivan and Lycoming Counties

2 years 37 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT is advising motorists in Sullivan and Lycoming Counties that several roads will be posted with permanent, year-round, 10-ton weight restrictions.

The following roads are subject to the weight restrictions along the sections noted: more»

Environmental toxins and fiscal responsibility

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**Failing to regulate environmental toxins *
*is not fiscally responsible*
*an op-ed response to proposed federal laws and regulations*
*by Barbara Jarmoska*
When it comes to regulating the process of hydraulic fracturing under the
Safe Water Drinking Act, federal regulators are handcuffed by exemptions

MSAC Final Report, Law Suit Over Clean Air

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**Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission *
*Issues Final Report*
Back in March, Governor Corbett formed the 30-member Marcellus Shale
Advisory Commission (MSAC), giving those appointed 120 days to develop
recommendations on all aspects of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
This past Friday, the commission released it recommendations. The full

Monday Morning Haiku: A Lunar Nickel

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2 years 39 weeks ago

A lunar nickel
Balanced on the gray ridgeline
A rising night coin

Mirabito announces $7.5 million low-interest loan for water/sewer project

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

House Finance Committee Hears From RDA

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*House Finance Committee Hears From RDA*
*On Tuesday, July 19th, RDA President Ralph Kisberg testified before the
House Finance Committee at their legislative review Marcellus shale
informational meeting held in Waterville. This is a slightly abbreviated
copy of his remarks.*
Thank you for this opportunity. Welcome to the beautiful Pine Creek Valley.

Mirabito voices opposition to eminent domain without environmental assessment

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Game Changer - the power of money and gas industry influence in PA

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Game Changer
*The Marcellus story on NPR’s This American Life*
Why has Pennsylvania welcomed the gas industry’s presence with open arms
when other states have a moratorium in place? Why have *all* the leading
shale states except PA implemented a severance tax or environmental impact

Democratic Policy Committee examines impact of state budget cuts

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito urges application for Growing Greener Plus grants

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County on July 8 to Aid Upcoming Public Events

2 years 41 weeks ago

The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Friday, July 8, in portions of the City of Williamsport and Woodward Township, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. more»

Democratic Policy Committee to hold public hearing on impact of state budget cuts Monday in Williamsport

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Tell the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission what you think

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**Tell the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission what you think** *
Back in March, Governor Tom Corbett formed the Marcellus Shale Advisory
Commission (MSAC) and assigned its 30 members the task of determining how to
balance job creation with environmental protection. Many believe this

Mirabito calls state budget unfair

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: Carl E. Stotz bridge designation passes House

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Gas industry's Ponzi scheme, Targeting children will pro-drilling ad campaign

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Insiders Sound an Alarm Amid a Natural Gas Rush
From the New York Times, by Ian Urbina
Natural gas companies have been placing enormous bets on the wells they are
drilling, saying they will deliver big profits and provide a vast new source
of energy for the United States. But the gas may not be as easy and cheap to

Mirabito says Spending must be considered in context of entire budget

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: Lycoming County to receive $224,963 recycling grant

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Poison Pill Legislation, RDA event tonight, Epic No Frack in Ithaca

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**TONIGHT!***
*GAS DRILLING…**Stories from the front lines** *
*7 - 9 pm, Tuesday June 21st*
*Becht Community Center Gymnasium*
(Located in Loyalsock Township, corner of Clayton and Sheridan St – use
north entrance)
*Weston Wilson**, *retired EPA Scientist
*Tara Meixsell, *author of *Collateral Damage*

German Journalist Found Dead in Lycoming County

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2 years 44 weeks ago

PSP Montoursville have confirmed that a German journalist reported missing from his Maryland home last month has been found dead in Lycoming County.

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that 53-year-old Joachim Rogge was found dead Tuesday, June 7, in Armstrong Township. more»

Pipeline Plan, Designed To Deceive

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Picnics Not Pipelines
Lycoming, Sullivan and Bradford counties have long provided outdoor
recreation, river gateways, rolling hills, family farms, river towns,
historic districts and quaint rural villages. PA’s Endless Mountain region
helps to bolster the state's $26-billion-a-year tourism industry. But

Drilling chemicals spilled along Wallis Run Road

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**“Unknown but not hazardous”*
*DEP’s claim is no confidence-builder*
*A first hand account of Saturday’s gas industry spill, *
*written by RDA Board member Barb Jarmoska.*
The skies clouded over and a gentle rain began. The change in the weather on
Saturday caused Steve Marquardt, out riding his new motorcycle, to head for

Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County

2 years 46 weeks ago

Harrisburg – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, June 7, in portions of the City of Williamsport and Woodward Township, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled.
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Why We Should Not be Fracking for Natural Gas

RDA Bus to Harrisburg on June 7th
Seats are still available on the RDA bus heading to the rally and lobby day
in Harrisburg next week. The purpose of this state-wide event is to show
support for the broad and sweeping regulatory changes needed to protect
Pennsylvania citizens from contaminated drinking water, toxic chemicals in

Jeff Schroeder Photo Gallery

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2 years 47 weeks ago

Jeff Schroeder traveled around Montoursville capturing flood footage on Sept. 8, 2011. The disaster has surpassed the floods of 1972 and 1996 as far as public damage.

Mirabito calls budget bill harmful, discriminatory against Lycoming County

2 years 47 weeks ago

 
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, said he voted against the proposed budget (H.B. 1485) that the majority pushed through the House, calling it an unwise spending plan.
 
In remarks submitted on the budget, Mirabito charged the package would be harmful to the Commonwealth, especially to rural residents.
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Mirabito calls budget bill harmful, discriminatory against Lycoming County

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

On the Bus?

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**On the Bus?*
*We Need Protection from Marcellus Shale Drilling! RALLY and LOBBY
DAY--Come to Harrisburg on Tuesday, June 7.*
Contaminated drinking water, pollution in our rivers, hazardous air
pollution, safety problems, and destruction of our state forests are just
some of the problems. more»