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Travel Buddy Of The Week: Maximo Nivel

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December 31, 1969

Our Travel Buddy of the Week is Maximo Nivel. With projects throughout Costa Rica, Peru, and Guatemala, they offer an amazing volunteer and cultural immersion experience--check out our newest 60 Seconds to Serve video to learn more!

Guest Post: The Long-Term Benefits Of Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Today’s article is brought to you by Tom Hopkins. Tom is Editor in Chief for Minds Abroad, your informed counselor for study abroad and travel programs in China. Learn Mandarin in China and enrich your cross-cultural experience. more»

Guest Post: Bukit Lawang--Rebuilding A Habitat For Humans And Orangutans In Indonesia

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December 31, 1969

Today's guest post is brought to you by Daniel van den Berg. Daniel is a Linux system administrator and loves travelling abroad. Originally hailing from the Netherlands, he currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. more»

Kinney, Floyd O.

1 year 40 weeks ago

Floyd O. Kinney

(Feb. 4, 1943 ~ July 5, 2012)

Floyd O. (Boots) Kinney II, 69, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2012 in the emergency room of the Muncy Valley Hospital. Born on Thursday, February 4, 1943, he was the son of the late Mary B. (Geiger) Kinney.

Boots was retired.

He enjoyed drawing, crossword and sudoku puzzles and yatzee. more»

Eder, Edith M. (Skip)

1 year 40 weeks ago

 

Edith M. Eder

(October 17, 1918 - July 4, 2012)

Edith M. (Skip) Eder, 93, of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in the The Gatehouse at Williamsport, PA.

Born in Clinton Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Thursday, October 17, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Annie (Yeagle) Pfaff. more»

Weekend Roundup: July 6, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to another Weekend Roundup! This week, we welcomed some new Travel Buddies and added some great new articles--let's get started!Fireworks - Volunteer Global more»

Volunteering For Wildlife Refuges

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December 31, 1969

Wildlife refuges are either naturally occurring or man-made areas for the protection of species—typically animals but also plants—from hunting, predation, destruction, or invasive species. The main goal of wildlife refuges is to preserve nature and to prevent extinction.Wildlife refuge - Volunteer Global more»

Crawford, Forrest Harry (Fordy)

1 year 40 weeks ago

Forrest H. Crawford

(January 29, 1926 - July 3, 2012)

Forrest Harry (Fordy) Crawford, 86, a resident of Cogan Station, PA, formerly of Montgomery and Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at his residence.

Born in Clinton Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Friday, January 29, 1926, he was the son of the late Harry Forrest and Deva E. (Weaver) Crawford. more»

Affectionate Interpretation: Service Learning As An American Tradition

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December 31, 1969

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago. As I wandered around the beautiful city, I mulled over one of the major themes for this year's conference: A New Generation of Service. more»

Folk, Elizabeth E.

1 year 41 weeks ago

Elizabeth E. Folk
(August 13, 1926 - July 2, 2012)

Elizabeth E. Folk, 85, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012 in the ManorCare Health Services-North at Williamsport, PA. Born on Friday, August 13, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. and Elizabeth M. Bair.

She was the widow of Emory A. Folk who preceded her in death on June 4, 2007. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Love Volunteers

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Love Volunteers. With projects available worldwide, Love Volunteers prides itself on providing comprehensive, rewarding volunteer experiences for it travelers. Check out our newest 60 Seconds to Serve video below!

Weekend Roundup: June 29, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Time for another Weekend Roundup! This week we lots of great content on Volunteer Global, so let's get started: more»

Homelessness And How You Can Make A Difference To Those In Need

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December 31, 1969

Homelessness can be described in many ways—as the condition of people who do not possess a regular dwelling, including those unable to attain safe, adequate, or “night to night” residence, as well as those who seek shelters whether through local community institutions or makeshift homes.

Homeless woman - Volunteer Global more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Nicaragua Children's Foundation

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Nicaragua Children's Foundation. This volunteer group promotes education and youth development locally, with service projects based in classrooms as well as in school improvement (gardening, construction, etc.). more»

Williamsport Man Jailed for Alleged Record Tampering

1 year 42 weeks ago

Williamsport Man Jailed for Alleged Record Tampering - PSP Montoursville committed a Williamsport man to the Lycoming County Prison under $10,000 straight bail following an incident that occurred two months ago in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Douglass Hoffman said around 11:37 a.m. more»

UNOY Peace Builders: An International Organization Dedicated To Youth As Agents Of Peace

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December 31, 1969

United Network of Young Peace Builders (UNOY, pronounced “You Know Why”) is a global network of young people and youth organizations committed to the establishment of sustainable, peaceful societies. more»

Guest Post: The Perks Of Volunteering To Teach English (And Other Subjects) Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Today’s article is brought to you by Tom Hopkins. Tom is Editor in Chief for Minds Abroad, your informed counselor for study abroad and travel programs in China. Learn Mandarin in China and enrich your cross-cultural experience. more»

String of Burglaries Reported in Montgomery Borough

1 year 42 weeks ago

String of Burglaries Reported in Montgomery Borough - PSP Lamar continue to investigate a string of burglaries which occurred in Montgomery. Trooper Jared King said on June 12 around 4 a.m., unknown individual(s) proceeded to break the rear door window of Audrey's Shear Vintage Salon, 11 S. Main Street, and entered the building. more»

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

In existence since 1992, the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) continues working to bring farmers together to learn from each other, and to build relationships between those farmers and consumers looking for fresh, wholesome, locally and sustainably produced food.

Weekend Roundup: June 22, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all! We hope you had a wonderful week and an exciting weekend planned ahead. We've got lots of fantastic news at Volunteer Global, so let's get started! more»

Snyder , Beverly J.

1 year 42 weeks ago

Beverly J. Snyder
(January 18, 1935 - June 20, 2012)

Beverly J. Snyder, 77, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at her residence. Born in Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA, on Friday, January 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Geraldine (Speck) Golder. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: The Humanity Exchange

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is The Humanity Exchange. With projects in Latin America and Africa, The Humanity Exchange invites volunteers on service and adventure trips to better their communities. Learn more in our 60 Seconds to Serve video below!

Using Peace Corps Ideals To Bring Meaning To Your Volunteer Experience

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December 31, 1969

So true! Volunteer Global

Here at Volunteer Global, we hear this question pretty often: "What alternatives are there to the Peace Corps?" And we always give the same answer: "There are none." more»

Weekend Roundup: June 15, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to another Weekend Roundup! We've had all sorts of fun updates this week, so let's get started!Guatemala - Volunteer Global

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Wheal, Joseph James Daniel

1 year 43 weeks ago

Joseph James Daniel Wheal

(February 14, 1917 - June 15, 2012)

Joseph James Daniel Wheal, of Muncy, Pa., passed away on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1917, in Perth Amboy, N.J. to the late Caroline (Orme) and James Daniel Wheal who had emigrated from England. The family moved to Pennsylvania in 1929. more»

Volunteering Abroad In Guatemala

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December 31, 1969

The Republic of Guatemala is a country of wonder in Central America—having as rich of a history as an environment, making the people as unique and diverse as the land they inhabit. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: IVHQ

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is IVHQ. This New Zealand based organization places thousands of volunteers each year throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America to help with a wide variety of service projects. Learn more about IVHQ in our newest 60 Seconds to Serve video below! more»

Edwards, Carol E.

1 year 44 weeks ago

Carol E. Edwards

Carol E. Edwards, 67, of 254 Pepper St., Muncy, died Monday, June 11, 2012 atthe Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room.

Born August 20, 1944 in Avis, she was a daughter of the late Christopher and Marie (Dullen) Bilbay.  On June 16, 1970 she married Kenny Ray Edwards, who survives.  Together they celebrated 41 years of marriage. more»

The Word "Voluntourism" And Its Nasty Connotations

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December 31, 1969

In 2004, as a freshman in college, I was hired as a work-study student with Peace Corps Headquarters. At 19 years old, I knew that I wanted to work with them, if not volunteer with them later—and was completely ignorant of this entire other sector of volunteer abroad programs. more»

Weekend Roundup: June 8, 2012

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December 31, 1969

It's time for another Weekend Roundup! This week, we've got lots of great stuff on Volunteer Global--check it out!

Our newest content:Thai Food! more»

What to Do When You Hate the Food

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December 31, 1969

It only took one trip to my neighborhood foodstalls to know that I was a complete and total failure of a traveler. After all, hadn't I spent months learning about how Thai food was one of the greatest cuisines on the planet and that anyone with even a minute sense of adventure loved it? more»

Fatality Reported in Clinton County Crash

1 year 44 weeks ago

Fatality Reported in Clinton County Crash - PSP Lamar say a Bigler, PA driver is dead following an accident near the village of Keating in Clinton County. Trooper Riggler said Kenneth Eugene Conway II, 42, lost control of his trcuk while it was entering a sharp curve around 6:30 p.m. on June 5. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Gap Africa Projects

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Gap Africa Projects! With programs throughout South Africa and Ghana, Gap Africa Projects invites volunteers to help with environmental and marine conservation, community development, teaching, and much more. Check out our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below to learn more!

Volunteering For Senior Citizen Care

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December 31, 1969

Let’s face it: Not all of us can have the perfect grandparents that always seem to have the homemade chocolate chip cookies and hugs that television and movie families have made us covet. Want a shot at another group of elderly individuals you can love and call family? Volunteering for senior citizens may be the right task for you! more»

Stamets, Robert K.

1 year 45 weeks ago

Robert K. Stamets
(November 9, 1937 - June 3, 2012)

Robert K. “Bobby” Stamets, 74, of Montgomery, died Sunday, June 3, 2012, in the Hershey Medical Center. He was born November 9, 1937, in Montgomery a son of the late Robert L. Stamets and Myrtle F. Kahler Stamets Ellis. February 10, 1973, he married Fonda J. Bastian, who survives. more»

Williamsport Man Jailed for Hindering Police

1 year 45 weeks ago

Williamsport Man Jailed for Hindering Police - PSP Montoursville charged John Kevin Derr with aiding an escapee last month and placed him in prison on $15,000 bail. Trooper Brian M. Evarts said Derr helped a female escapee betwee May 17 and May 29, taking her to a location where the two stayed to avoid the police. more»

Taylor, Fred R.

1 year 47 weeks ago

Fred R. Taylor
(June 20, 1924 - May 18, 2012) more»

Heller , Drusilla

1 year 50 weeks ago

Drusilla Heller
(February 17, 1923 - May 1, 2012)

Drusilla M. (Dee) Heller, 89, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at her residence. Born in Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA, on Saturday, February 17, 1923, she was the daughter of the late James R. and Lydia (Buss) Peifer. more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Moderate Injuries in Clinton Township

1 year 49 weeks ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Moderate Injuries in Clinton Township – A 30-year-old motorcyclist received treatment at Muncy Valley Hospital for injuries he sustained over the weekend in Clinton Township. Trroper Travis Doebler said Steven P. Tawney, of Montgomery, was traveling south bound on Route 54 cresting a slight knoll and negotiating a right banked curved on April 29 around 8:10 p.m. more»

Pietenpol, Daniel D.

1 year 50 weeks ago

Daniel D. Pietenpol
(July 20, 1942 - April 27, 2012)

Daniel D. Pietenpol, 69, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2012 at his residence. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, on Monday, July 20, 1942, he was the son of the late Bernard and Isabelle (Helwig) Pietenpol.

Danny was the husband of Mitsuko Pietenpol. more»

Williamsport Man Charged with Alleged Corruption of Minors

Williamsport Man Charged with Alleged Corruption of Minors – PSP Montoursville charged a 44-year-old man with alleged corruption of minors in Muncy Township. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said Corey Tillotson, of Williamsport, displayed his penis to victims in the area of Interstate 180 eastbound on March 20 between 2:15 and 2:30 p.m. more»

Montgomery Man a Fatality in Early Morning Crash

2 years 2 days ago

Montgomery Man a Fatality in Early Morning Crash - The Lycoming County Coroner pronounced a 23-year-old man dead at the scene following a fatal crash in Clinton Township today. Trooper Eric Doebler said Derek Ray Bonnell, of 789 Snaurytown Road, was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the 2000 Cadillac he was operating at the time of the crash, around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. more»

The history of the Village of Alvira

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2 years 1 week ago

The history of the Village of Alvira will be the Montgomery Area Historical Society's next event and will be held with the cooperation of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  The event will be held on State Game Lands #252 along Alvira Road off Elimsport Road.  more»

PSP Montoursville Investigating Local Scam

2 years 2 weeks ago

PSP Montoursville Investigating Local Scam - PSP Montoursville continue to investigate a scam involving several local residents, while alerting citizens to monitor their credit scores at all times. In the course of this fraud, several residents have had personal and financial information forwarded to local auto dealers via the Internet. more»

LaForme, Alem L.

2 years 2 weeks ago

Alem L. LaForme

(October 31, 1919 - March 29, 2012) more»

Sterner , James W.

2 years 4 weeks ago

James W. Sterner
(June 29, 1974 - March 18, 2012)

James William Sterner, 37, a resident of Montgomery, PA, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Saturday, June 29, 1974, he was the son of William N. and Georgia (Brown) Sterner of Montgomery, PA. more»

Ranck, Jean

2 years 4 weeks ago

Jean R. Ranck, 80, a resident of Wagner Avenue, Montgomery, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at her residence. Born in Clinton Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Monday, May 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Harold E. and Gladys (Warner) McCormick.

She was the wife of Gerald W. Ranck with whom she celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary on February 17, 2012. more»

What The Frack Does Frack Mean (Or Who Are The Frackers)?

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2 years 4 weeks ago

"To frack" is an infinitive phrase meaning to break up shale rock with an ungodly high-pressure mixture of water, sand and a chemical brew that any witch would die for. more»

Miller, Mazie E.

2 years 4 weeks ago

Mazie E. Miller

(September 10, 1921 - March 12, 2012)

In the early evening hours of March 12, 2012 Mazie "Amazin Mazie" Miller, 90, surrounded by her family, went on the wings of angels to be with her Lord and Savior.

She was a resident of 65 Sherwood Drive , Montgomery.  more»

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