Muncy

BLUE JASMINE: Woody and Cate make Oscar bait

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32 weeks 4 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Imagine Woody Allen warming up to blue-collar workers -- making them wiser and warmer than callow upper-class sophisticates. more»

Westerdale, Jr., Harry Bruce

33 weeks 8 hours ago

Harry Bruce Westerdale, Jr. 

(December 28, 1940 - August 31, 2013)

Harry Bruce Westerdale, Jr., 72, a resident of Muncy, PA, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 31, 2013. more»

Newman, Earnest E.

33 weeks 2 days ago

Earnest E. Newman

(January 19, 1930 - August 29, 2013)

Earnest E. Newman, 83, of Muncy, passed away, August 29, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

Crops Damaged in Muncy

32 weeks 5 days ago

Crops Damaged in Muncy - Property owned by three Moreland Township farmers was vandalized over the summer, and state police are seeking information regarding the vandals. more»

Llew Wenzel Photography

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33 weeks 18 hours ago

Llew Wenzel was first introduced to photography by his grandfather at a young age. He spent many hours working together with his grandfather in the darkroom his grandfather had built.

Llew started photographing weddings at the age of 14 and worked out of his home doing weddings until 1995 when his dream of opening a full time studio was realized. more»

Everett Says Time is Running Out to Apply for DEP’s Small Business Grants

August 24, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said small-business owners have until Sept. 6 to apply for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. “This is a solid grant program that is not only an aid to our small businesses, but for the overall environment as well,” said Everett.

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash

34 weeks 4 days ago

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash - Montoursville State Police say a 50-year-old woman sustained moderate injuries while she was a passenger on a motorcycle over the weekend. Trooper Paul McGee said Susan M. Templar, of Elmira, NY, was riding on a 2002 Harley-Davidson Heritage operated by Guy Templar, 52, on Sunday at 4 p.m. more»

NOT TOO LONG OR TOO DISAPPOINTING: Disney’s “Planes” does the job

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34 weeks 5 days ago

**1/2 (out of four)

It’s silly to object that Disney’s new “Planes” is a copy of “Cars”; the film acknowledges this at every turn.

Remarking that the film isn’t as good seems pointless, too; animated movies simply don’t get much better than “Cars.” more»

THE WAY, WAY BACK: Heroes and villains you can actually believe in

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34 weeks 5 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Ever notice that some adults seem less mature than their own children?

That’s one premise in “The Way, Way Back,” a funny, tender and painfully authentic beachside comedy. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County

34 weeks 5 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County - Montoursville Pennsylvania State Police report the following thefts which occurred this month throughout the county: more»

Sterngold Named Managing Editor of MetroMBA

35 weeks 2 days ago

Muncy High School alumnus David Sterngold was recently named as the managing editor of MetroMBA, a new Web-based service that provides inside information about MBA programs in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. David lives in Philadelphia. more»

MUCH ADO ABOUT MUCH ADO: Whedon does Shakespeare

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35 weeks 2 days ago

***1/2 (out of four)

Kenneth Branagh and Joss Whedon have switched places -- at least for now. more»

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy

35 weeks 4 days ago

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy - Pennsylvania State Police are seeking additional information in which a 38-year-old male was knocked from his bike by a motorist on a busy rural highway. Trooper Brian Evarts said Jeremy Cook was riding his bike in the 2700 block of Route 442, Muncy Creek Township on Aug. 10, shortly after 8:30 a.m. more»

Mutchler, Stephanie Marie

36 weeks 6 days ago

Stephanie Marie Mutchler

Stephanie Marie Mutchler, 23, of 1208 Weaver St., Montoursville, died Sunday, August 4,2013, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born May 27, 1990 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Richard D. Mutchler and Christine A. (Grenoble) Boyles. more»

Stiger, John L. “Jake”

36 weeks 4 days ago

John L. "Jake" Stiger 

(January 16, 1939 - August 6, 2013)

John L. “Jake” Stiger, 74, of Hughesville, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. more»

Ciaravino, Baldassare

36 weeks 5 days ago

Baldassare Ciaravino

(November 15, 1923 - August 5, 2013)

Baldassare Ciaravino, 89, of Muncy, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business

36 weeks 4 days ago

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business - Montoursville State Police said a driver was not injured over the weekend following a one-vehicle accident in Muncy Township. Trooper Travis Doebler said shortly before 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. more»

Fuller Jr., Samuel Henry

37 weeks 17 hours ago

Samuel Henry Fuller Jr.

Samuel Henry Fuller Jr., 88, of Pennsdale, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at his home.

Born Feb. 9, 1925 in Muncy, he was a son to the late Samuel H. Fuller Sr. and Henrietta Barto Brown. He was married April 23, 1949 to Loretta Mary Shadle, who passed away April 10, 2005. more»

Pittenger, Alberta V.

36 weeks 6 days ago

Alberta V. Pittenger

(July 16, 1935 - August 4, 2013)

Alberta V. Pittenger, 78, of Muncy, died Sunday, August 4, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized

37 weeks 2 days ago

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized - Property belonging to a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness church was damaged last month in Lycoming County, say Montoursville State Police. Trooper Daniel Young said two air conditioner units were shot at the 773 Cemetery Road facility sometime between July 23-25. Anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700. more»

Norton, Hoyt H.

37 weeks 4 days ago

Hoyt Herbert Norton

(October 15, 1935 - July 30, 2013)

Hoyt H. Norton, 77, of Muncy died Tuesday July 30, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital, Skilled Nursing Unit.

He was born October 15, 1935, in Jasper, NY a son of the late Chet and Kathryn (Madison) Norton. more»

Hall, Frances Shipman

37 weeks 3 days ago

Frances Shipman Hall

Frances Shipman Hall, 90, of 113 New St., Muncy, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Susquehanna Health Nursing and Rehab Center, Muncy. more»

Muncy Announces Quilt Challenges, Winners of 2013 Quilt Show

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37 weeks 2 days ago

Muncy Historical Society announced the theme of the 2014 and 2015 Quilt Challenges at its ninth annual quilt show, as well as the award winners of the 2013 quilt contests. more»

R.I.P.D. No life among the dead

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37 weeks 5 days ago

** (out of four)

“R.I.P.D.” is a mash-up of romance, sci-fi, mystery, action, cops, comedy, cowboys and zombies.

This mix may have worked in the graphic novels that served as the movie’s source -- but on screen it flops. more»

Waiting for 'The Way, Way Back': A Round-up of Sam Rockwell

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38 weeks 2 days ago

In case nobody noticed, this summer looks a bust at the movies.

Yes, the new “Star Trek” and “Iron Man” were solid; so was “Now You See Me.” But costly hopefuls like “Man of Steel” and “Lone Ranger” were, to say the least, disappointing; and “Pacific Rim” just opened in third place -- behind two sequels. more»

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger

38 weeks 2 days ago

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger - A 19-year-old man  sustained injuries after being hit by a vehicle operated by a Montoursville driver early this morning. more»

Metzger, Sarah E.

39 weeks 2 days ago

Sarah E. Metzger

(September 5, 1938 - July 18, 2013)

Sarah E. Metzger, 74, a resident of Muncy, PA, formerly of Huntersville, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013 in the Geisinger Medical Center at Danville, PA.

Born in Muncy Creek Twp., Lycoming County, PA, on Monday, September 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late John and Martha (Puderbaugh) Summers. more»

Hartman, Mabel I.

39 weeks 22 hours ago

Mabel I. Hartman

Mabel I. Hartman, 81, of Muncy, and recently a resident at Kramm’s in Milton, died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. more»

Gundrum, John Harry

39 weeks 4 days ago

John Harry Gundrum

John Harry Gundrum, 95, of 270 Ridgecrest Circle, Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg, with his wife by his side. more»

LeClair, Linda Marie

40 weeks 19 hours ago

Linda Marie LeClair

(August 25, 1960 - July 13, 2013)

Linda Marie LeClair, 52, of Muncy, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Muncy Historical Society Announces Quilt Schedule for Aug. 24

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39 weeks 5 days ago

Muncy Historical Society has announced the Quilt Schedule for August beginning with a workshop, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be both educational and hands-on. more»

Muncy to Host 9th Annual Quilt Show, Challenge

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39 weeks 5 days ago

The quaint and beautiful river town of Muncy once again is the setting for the Muncy Historical Society’s annual Quilt Show. Slated for July 19-20, visitors will have the opportunity to view antique and contemporary quilts at the Quilt Show to be held at Muncy Elementary School, 125 New Street. more»

THE LONE RANGER: Flat, deadpan, just a little horse

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39 weeks 5 days ago

**1/2 (out of four)

“The Lone Ranger” is rarely boring, but it isn’t a whole lot of fun either. more»

LeClair, Linda Marie

40 weeks 1 day ago

Linda Marie LeClair

(August 25, 1960 - July 13, 2013)

Linda Marie LeClair, 52, of Muncy, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Castruita, Sr., Marco A.

40 weeks 1 day ago

Marco A. Castruita, Sr.

Marco A. Castruita, Sr., 35, of 144 W. Water St., Muncy, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at his home.

Born October 25, 1977 in Quintana Roo, Mexico, he was a son of the late Enrrique Castruita, Sr. and Josefina Moreno. He and his wife, April C. Montesdeoca, have celebrated 12 years of unity. more»

Everett Says Small Businesses Can Apply for Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Grants

July 10, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said small business owners can apply for the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. Businesses can apply for 50-percent matching funds of up to $9,500 to adopt or acquire energy-efficient or pollution-prevention equipment or procedures.

Hetzel, Elbert “Butch” Elwood

40 weeks 4 days ago

Elbert “Butch” Elwood Hetezel, 68, of Muncy, formerly of Easton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home with his wife and family by his side. more»

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide

40 weeks 4 days ago

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide - Montousville State Police say a 15-year-old girl is recovering from a suicide attempt that took place on the Fourth of July in Muncy Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said the teen was discovered by another resident at Ashler Manor shortly before 1 p.m. and sought help before the girl was still conscious. more»

Buck, Edna Marie

40 weeks 5 days ago

Edna Marie Buck 

(October 16, 1927 - July 8, 2013)

Edna Marie Buck, 85, of Muncy died July 8, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy

40 weeks 6 days ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy - A 56-year-old man from Turbotville was transported to Geisinger Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle in Muncy Creek Township on July 4. Trooper Daniel Young said the accident occured shortly before 11:45 a.m. more»

Walton, Alberta E.

41 weeks 3 days ago

Alberta E. Walton, 93, of 3750 Rt. 220 Highway, Hughesville, and formerly of Mechanic St., Muncy, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the Susquehanna Health Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at the Muncy Valley Hospital. more»

LaRose, Sgt. John C.

41 weeks 5 days ago

Sgt. John C. LaRose

Sgt. John C. LaRose, 50, of 530 S. Market St., Muncy, died Monday, July 1, 2013 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Emporium. more»

Muncy Community Mourns the Death of State Trooper

41 weeks 4 days ago

Residents of Lycoming County--Muncy in particular--are mourning the death of one of its own after learning of a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Cameron County.  more»

Weaver, George D.

41 weeks 6 days ago

George D. Weaver

George D. Weaver, age 67, 68 S. Main St., Hughesville, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013 in HCR - ManorCare North, Williamsport. He had been in failing health for several years. more»

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash

41 weeks 4 days ago

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash - A 50-year-old Lycoming County man is dead following an afternoon crash yesterday in Cameron County. Cpl. Sean Batterson of the Emporium State Police barracks said around 3:25 p.m. July 1, John C. Larose, of Muncy, was traveling eastbound on Route 120, approximately one mile west of the village of Cameron. more»

Everett Says Budget Brings Increased Education and Public Safety Funding

July 1, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today the state budget passed by the General Assembly once again contains no tax increases but provides additional funding, especially to education and public safety. The $28.376 billion plan goes into effect July 1.

Area Lawmakers Drafting Measure to Clarify Minimum Royalty Payments

June 29, 2013

HARRISBURG – A group of Northern Tier lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are working on new legislation that would clarify state law regarding the minimum royalty payment for landowners.

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township

42 weeks 2 days ago

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township - One man is dead and a second was taken into custody following a reported shooting in Lycoming County. Trooper Jennifer McMunn said shortly before 12:30 a.m. this morning, June 27, state police were dispatched to 59 Wither Hollow Lane for a shooting. more»

Noonan, Marsha Kim

42 weeks 5 days ago

Marsha Kim Noonan 

(July 5, 1955 - June 24, 2013)

Marsha “Kim” Noonan, 57, of McEwensville, died Monday, June 24, 2013 at her home. more»

MAN OF STEEL: Ignorance and Apathy

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43 weeks 1 day ago

** (out of four)

A recent joke asks, “What’s the different between ignorance and apathy?”

Answer: I don’t know, and I don’t care.

That pretty much sums up my reaction to “Man of Steel,” the new Superman update from director Zack Snyder. more»

Everett Presents House Citation to State Champion Archer

June 17, 2013

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) honored Emalee Lunger of Muncy today with the presentation of a House citation for her state championship in the Pennsylvania State Indoor Archery Cadet Bowhunter Unlimited AA challenge category.

Snyder, Marjorie

51 weeks 1 day ago

Marjorie V. Snyder

Marjorie V. Snyder, 81, of Muncy went to be with her heavenly father on Friday, April 26, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at her home.

She was born April 13, 1932 in Williamsport, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Shank-Strouse) Mumma. more»

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