Muncy

Volunteering In South Korea

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December 31, 1969

Imagine a country that for most of its existence was part of another and influenced greatly by other countries both in the region and around the world during times of imperialism—but that exists today with independence, and has been transformed into one of the world’s top 20 economies and enjoys one of the greatest standards of living in the region. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Thai Experience

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Thai Experience.Thai Experience - Volunteer Global more»

9/11 Memorial Ride: Never Forget

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1 year 31 weeks ago

Four days after the events of 9/11/2001, I made a promise to a small group of motorcycle riders that had gathered for the first memorial. That promise was that each year on the anniversary of the attack we would gather and ride in remembrance. more»

Reverse Culture Shock: What Changes When You Come Home?

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December 31, 1969

I was finally going home. After six beautiful full months living abroad, I would be returning back to my family, career, and rather dusty comfort zone. So much of me was excited; I was thrilled to be able to easily grocery shop again and couldn’t wait to taste my mom’s mashed potatoes. Still, a part of me felt uneasy. more»

Eichenlaub, Tracy Lee

1 year 31 weeks ago

Tracy Lee Eichenlaub

(November 15, 1961 - September 10, 2012)

Tracy Lee Eichenlaub, 50, of Muncy, died Monday, September 10, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room.

Born November 15, 1961, in Muncy, he was a son of the late John W. and Alice Pearl Winder Eichenlaub. more»

Cox, Evelyn G.

1 year 31 weeks ago

Evelyn G. Cox more»

Weekend Roundup: September 7, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, everybody! We hope you had a great week--fall's just around the corner, and we're excited to bring you our newest news, events, and posts from Travel Buddies and friends!Weekend Roundup for September 7, 2012 - Volunteer Global more»

Did Volunteering Change The Face Of The Olympics?

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December 31, 1969

This past Olympic season, we were all wowed by numbers. more»

Numerous Firearms Stolen from Hughesville Residence

1 year 32 weeks ago

Numerous Firearms Stolen from Hughesville Residence - PSP Montoursville continue to investigate a burglary that occurred in the middle of August in Wolf Township. Trooper Jonathan Houseknecht said between Aug. 14-16, someone entered the home of George Frantz, 58, of Beaver Lake Road. Once inside, multiple guns were stolen. more»

Miller, Clyde S. Jr.

1 year 32 weeks ago

Clyde S. Miller, Jr.

Clyde S. Miller, Jr., 77, of 6397 Armstrong Road, Muncy, passed peacefully into Eternal rest Thursday, September 6, 2012, at his home.

Born November 14, 1934, in Williamsport, Clyde was the son of the late Clyde S. and Sylvia E. (Houseknecht) Miller, Sr. more»

Society Program Focuses on the Civil War Submarine, C.S.S. Hunley

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1 year 32 weeks ago

On Sunday, September 9 at 2:30 p.m., Barbie and Bush James will launch the fall schedule at the Muncy Historical Society’s 40 N. Main Street location. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Tolga Bat Hospital

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is the Tolga Bat Hospital. Located in Australia, this organization aims to protect bats and their habitats, educate the public about bats, research conservation practices, and more. Learn all about this great program in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business

1 year 32 weeks ago

Police Continue to Investigate Early Morning Burglary at Muncy Creek Township Business - PSP Montoursville are examining camera surveillance from a nearby business and seeking additional information following a smash-and-dash burglary in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. more»

PREMIUM RUSH: An apt title for a movie filmed with 'lunatic bravado'

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1 year 32 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

The bike messenger in “Premium Rush” doesn’t have brakes -- and that pretty much describes the movie too.

From the opening scene, this movie kicks into high gear and never slows down till the credits roll. more»

2016 OBAMA’S AMERICA: Thought-provoking, but short on facts

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1 year 32 weeks ago

**1/2 (out of four)

In 2004, Michael Moore released his anti-Bush documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11,” partly in hopes of influencing that year’s Bush-Kerry election.

Dinesh D’Souza has a similar aim with “2016: Obama’s America.” more»

Youth Crime Watch: A Global Movement Dedicated To Protecting Young People

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December 31, 1969

Youth Crime Watch is a global movement that for over 30 years has been dedicated to establishing youth-led crime prevention and leadership programs in the United States and around the world.

Youth dialogue, classroom - Volunteer Global more»

Carey III, William J. “Butch”

1 year 32 weeks ago

William J. "Butch" Carey

William J. “Butch” Carey III, 68, of 406 Ansonia Court, Camillus, NY, and most recently of Golden Living Center-Mansion, Sunbury, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at Sunbury Community Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1943 in Elmira, NY, he was a son of the late William J. Carey, Jr. and Elizabeth C. (Madigan) Carey, who survives. more»

Guest Post: Volunteering At Nursing Homes For Seniors And Children--A Rewarding Experience!

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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»

Hilner, Alice Louise

1 year 32 weeks ago

Alice L. Hilner 

(January 23, 1919 - September 2, 2012)

Alice Louise Hilner, 93, of Hughesville, died Sunday, September 2, 2012, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born January 23, 1919, in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late J. Monroe and Mary Ida Croman Phillips. Her husband of 42 years, William H. Hilner, preceded her in death on March 17, 1983. more»

Everett/Yaw Senior Expo to Be Held Tuesday, Sept. 11

1 year 33 weeks ago

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) will host a Senior Expo with Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Pennsdale Civic Center, 261 Village Road in Pennsdale.

“This is a new location for this event and Senator Yaw and I are both looking forward to seeing many residents in attendance,” said Everett. more»

Weekend Roundup: August 31, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Hello all, and happy Friday! Let's catch up on this week's news and events:

AnnouncementsVolunteering in Appalachia - Volunteer Global

Our photo contest is finished--check out the winning photos on our Facebook page! more»

Swartz, Rodger L.

1 year 33 weeks ago

Rodger L. Swartz more»

Brooklyn Man Jailed for Alleged PFA Violation in Muncy

1 year 33 weeks ago

Brooklyn Man Jailed for Alleged PFA Violation in Muncy - PSP Montoursville arrested a New York resident following an incident over the weekend in Muncy Creek Township. Trooper Doebler said on Aug. more»

Volunteering In Appalachia: Providing A Beautiful American Region With Social, Economic, And Educational Assistance

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December 31, 1969

So you want to have an adventurous volunteer experience—and you’re probably visiting Volunteer Global right now because you want to go abroad. After all, there are many places throughout the world that are both unique and need the attention of volunteers so badly.

Appalachia mountain range - Volunteer Global more»

Secules, Christopher Thomas

1 year 33 weeks ago

Christopher Thomas Secules

(December 14, 1979 - August 30, 2012)

Christopher Thomas Secules, 32, of Bethlehem, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012, at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. more»

Savings Program Helps Families with College Tuition Costs

1 year 33 weeks ago

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) would like to inform residents that the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program is available to help families cover the costs of tuition. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Work And Volunteer Abroad (WAVA)

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to WAVA, Volunteer Global's Travel Buddy of the Week! With sustainable programs worldwide, WAVA provides amazing gap year, career break, volunteer, internship, and work abroad options. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below:

Volunteering For Search And Rescue: How To Get Started And What’s Involved

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December 31, 1969

Last spring, I had the pleasure of spending a week in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to do some hiking and camping. It was beautiful—I had thoroughly underestimated the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. As I woke each morning in the sleepy tent, that the air could be so crisp in the campground and yet so milky and vaporous in the mountains above me. more»

Registered Voters Who Lack ID Can Obtain a Voter ID

1 year 33 weeks ago

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) said today that registered voters who do not possess any form of proof of identification laid out in the voter ID law can still obtain an ID by filling out and signing an oath of affirmation at a PennDOT Driver License Center. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 5: Pinterest

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the final installment of series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Williamsport Woman Jailed Following Alleged Theft Spree

1 year 34 weeks ago

Williamsport Woman Jailed Following Alleged Theft Spree - PSP Montoursville took a 49-year-old city woman into custody and committed her to jail for items she allegedly stole over the weekend. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said shortly before 5 p.m. on Aug. more»

Weekend Roundup: August 24, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to another Weekend Roundup--we hope you're having a fantastic Friday!

AnnouncementsOccupational volunteering - chalk drawing, Volunteer Global

Our photo contest is still underway! Check out our newest submissions and add yours today. more»

Reynolds, Donna C. McClemons

1 year 34 weeks ago

Donna C. Reynolds

(June 18, 1952 - August 24, 2012)

Donna C. McClemons Reynolds, 60, of Lairdsville died Friday, August 24, 2012 at her home.

She was born June 18, 1952, in Muncy, a daughter of the late Leston E. and Evelyn J. Spring McClemons. more»

Sintra, Portugal: A City Of Unique Adventures

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December 31, 1969

Just a short train ride from the capital Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal offers tourists, backpackers, academics, and volunteers alike unique opportunities to see the beauty of Portugal from outside the city’s capital.Sintra, Portugal - Volunteer Global more»

Society Hosts Judith Cole Youngman Book Signing, One-Person Exhibit

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1 year 33 weeks ago

Muncy Historical Society celebrates Last Friday in August by hosting a book signing, featuring Judith Cole Youngman with her latest book “Amadeus Quilts – A Journal of Encouragement” and a spectacular display of full-size quilts and wall-hangings. This one-day show, Friday, August 31, noon to 8 p.m. will highlight the Society’s last “Last Friday” event at its 40 N. Main Street Location. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Oyster Worldwide

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is Oyster Worldwide. With programs in 13 different countries, Oyster Worldwide offers comprehensive gap year and career break volunteer experiences. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

All About Occupational And Professional Volunteering

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December 31, 1969

For most people, volunteering abroad provides the opportunity to do something outside of their normal day-to-day work. However, many nonprofits and NGOs find that in addition to the normal volunteer duties, they need professional help to make up for their usually overworked staff and low budget. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 4: LinkedIn

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the fourth of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers online! more»

HOPE SPRINGS: Yeah -- old people have a sex life, too

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1 year 35 weeks ago

*** (out of four)

When was the last time you saw a love story about people over 60?

How about a steamy bedroom scene between folks who’ve been married more than 30 years?

Try “never.” more»

Weekend Roundup: August 17, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all! We've got some great stuff to share from this week, so let's get started:Victoria Falls Conservation Program - Worldwide Experience - Volunteer Global more»

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident

1 year 35 weeks ago

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident - A 35-year-old man is jailed on charges of allegedly trespassing, resisting arrest and fleeing and eluding police following an incident last week in Piatt Township. more»

Big Mistakes Students Make In Choosing A Major—And How Volunteering Abroad Can Help

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December 31, 1969

Like most students, I went to college with only vague ideas of what I wanted for my future. At best, I knew what I was good at and figured that I could work to get better at it. At worst, I had no idea what I was passionate about or what I could dedicate myself to for the rest of my life. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Mercy Ships

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is Mercy Ships. This global charity has operated since 1978 and is one of the most well-known volunteer based charities worldwide. For more than 30 years, Mercy Ships has operated hospital ships in developing countries, providing medical services to those who need it. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below! more»

All About Needle Exchange Programs And How To Help

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December 31, 1969

Needle exchange programs, also known as needle and syringe programs or syringe exchange programs, are (depending on region of the world) programs afforded by non-profit organizations, governments, and hospitals that allow drug users to obtain needles and other injection equipment at little or no cost—typically with the user exchanging dirty, used, contaminated needles for clean, sterile ones. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 3: Twitter

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the third of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected

1 year 35 weeks ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Clinton Township Crash; Alcohol Suspected - PSP Montoursville suspect alcohol consumed by a Harrisburg man may have caused him to crash last week. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 7 p.m. on Aug. more»

Derr, Nichole Christine

1 year 35 weeks ago

Nichole Christine Derr more»

Weekend Roundup: August 10, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all--we hope you had a fantastic week! Check out the links below for announcements, stories, and new stuff from our Travel Buddies--and have a great weekend! more»

Brungard, Pauline Marie (Pribble)

1 year 36 weeks ago

Pauline Marie (Pribble) Brungard

Pauline Marie (Pribble) Brungard, 90, formerly of Muncy and North Fort Myers,FL, died Friday, August 10, 2012, at the Williamsport Home.

Born May 28, 1922 in Petroleum, WV, and raised in Woolrich, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Ella (Rogers) Pribble. Her husband of 46 years, Kenneth R. Brungard, died Sept. 12, 1996. more»

All About Volunteering For Historic Preservation

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December 31, 1969

Historic preservation is a commonly used buzzword in the realm of volunteering that includes a great variety of different tasks and endeavors. more»

Clarkstown Sign Restored

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1 year 36 weeks ago

It was more like a family reunion than a photo op, as longtime friends gathered today in Clarkstown to appreciate a long-since damaged roadside sign that proclaims the small town's history.  more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: GoEco

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is GoEco. Founded in 2005, GoEco's projects span the globe from the Americas to Africa to Australia, and can focus on wildlife, conservation, development, healthcare, teaching, and more. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

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