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Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

April 14, 2014

About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

MSC Members Committed to Growing a Strong Local Workforce

April 14, 2014

As laid out in our Guiding Principles, MSC member companies “strive to attract and retain a talented and engaged local workforce.” There are countless examples of how MSC member companies are more»

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

April 14, 2014

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

Penn College Baseball Team on a Roll

April 13, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team won four of its five games last week while its softball team went 0-2 and men’s tennis squad 1-1. Baseball A two-out, run-scoring double in the bottom of the 11th inning sent the Wildcats to an 8-7 nonconference loss to Marywood University on Sunday. Zach Weil, of Kutztown, […]

Ruth, Judith

1 week 4 days ago

Judith A. “Judy” Ruth, 67, of Pennsdale, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at her home.

Born November 10, 1946 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Grace E. "Betty" McClain Springman. more»

Bennardi, Evelyn Anastasia

2 weeks 17 hours ago

Evelyn Anastasia Bennardi, 93, formerly of 1207 Almond St., passed away peacefully at The Williamsport Home on April 8, 2014.

She was born in Williamsport on Dove Street in the Newberry area on Nov. 22, 1920, a daughter of Massimo and Antonia Fioretti Anastasia. more»

Everett Talks About Royalty Legislation on Radio Program

April 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – As legislation designed to clarify royalty payments for land owners with conventional and Marcellus drilling sites continues to be worked on in Harrisburg, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), author of House Bill 1684, spoke about the issue in an interview on WITF-Harrisburg’s Radio Smart Talk program this week.

Former Little League® Foundation Trustee, Philanthropist, Jin Roy Ryu to Receive Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador Award

April 17, 2014
Jin Roy Ryu, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Poongsan Group and a longtime trustee of the Little League® Foundation, was honored with the Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador Award. Mr. Ryu received the award at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn.

Shale Creating Local Benefits, Strengthening America

April 10, 2014

As the USA Today recently reported, “USA now produces more natural gas than any other country” in the world — and Pennsylvanians, in all 67 cou more»

Work Continues on Pending Royalty Legislation

April 9, 2014

HARRISBURG – Work is continuing in Harrisburg to secure passage of legislation designed to clarify the existing state law on how natural gas royalty payments to Pennsylvania landowners are calculated, according to bill sponsors, Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming), Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford).

Four Members Elected to the Little League® International Board of Directors Following the Retirement of Board Member and Former Little League President and CEO, Dr. Creighton J. Hale

April 9, 2014
It was announced at the 26th Little League® International Congress the retirement of Little League International Board of Directors Member and former Little League President and CEO, Dr. Creighton J. Hale. The Board elected Steven P. Johnson, Williamsport, Pa., Susquehanna Health President and CEO, to assume the seat vacated by Dr. Hale’s retirement. In addition to Mr.

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

April 9, 2014

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

April 9, 2014

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

Slow Start Dooms Staff/Faculty Volleyball Team

April 8, 2014

The student volleyball team came prepared to extend its streak to two; the staff/faculty challengers were ready to get back to their winning ways. Ultimately, intramural assistant Jeremy R. more»

Stopper Named PSUAC Softball ‘Pitcher of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College freshman Arika J. Stopper, of Williamsport, has been named the Penn State University Athletic Conference ‘Pitcher of the Week’ for the period ending April 6. more»

Weil Named USCAA, PSUAC ‘Baseball Hitter of the Week’

April 8, 2014

Penn College junior Zachary A. Weil, of Kutztown, has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Penn State University Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week for the period ending April 6. more»

MSC in Philadelphia Daily News: Pa. Capturing Benefits of Shale

April 8, 2014

Imagine if your neighbor owned a nice big backyard – hundreds of acres that he or she purchased with hard-earned income. Now imagine that oil and natural gas was discovered a mile below that privately owned land. Most would say, “Good for them.” more»

Little League® International Congress Delegates Approve New Regulations to Improve the Future of Little League Baseball and Softball

April 8, 2014
At the spring meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors, approved the voting results of the 2014 Little League International Congress Delegates. The results will bring 14 changes to the Little League Baseball®, Little League Softball®, and Little League Challenger Division® programs.

Dr. Creighton J. Hale, Former Little League® President and CEO, Retires from Little League International Board of Directors After 60 Years of Service

April 9, 2014
Since January 1, 1955, Little League® International has benefited from the wisdom and leadership of Dr. Creighton J. Hale. On April 7, 2014, he announced his retirement from the Little League International Board of Directors, after nearly 60 years with the organization. The announcement came at the 26th Little League International Congress in Minneapolis, Minn.

City Announces Christy Haberstroh Easter Egg Hunt

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April 12, 2014, Williamsport, PA, Mayor Campana and the City of Williamsport are excited to announce that they will be hosting the Christy Haberstroh Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12 at Brandon Park. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2 pm and is open for all children up to the age of ten. more»

District Recognizes Students in Annual Art Award Exhibition

The district held its Annual Art Awards Show for students in grades seven to 12 in the Baskin Gallery at the District Service Center on Friday, April 4. Apart from the usual display of student work, the event recognized the young artists with a number of awards, sponsored by local businesses and individuals.

District Recognizes Students in Annual Art Award Exhibition

April 7, 2014

The district held its Annual Art Awards Show for students in grades seven to 12 in the Baskin Gallery at the District Service Center on Friday, April 4. Apart from the usual display of student work, the event recognized the young artists with a number of awards, sponsored by local businesses and individuals.

Dr. Jean Performs With, For Students at Cochran

Dr. Jean Feldman performed at Cochran Primary on Friday, April 4. Dr. Jean is a teacher, author and consultant. She inspires teachers and families with her engaging songs and creative activities. This was a free concert where all were invited to sing along with Dr. Jean and Cochran 's kindergarten students.

Dr. Jean Performs With, For Students at Cochran

April 7, 2014

Dr. Jean Feldman performed at Cochran Primary on Friday, April 4. Dr. Jean is a teacher, author and consultant. She inspires teachers and families with her engaging songs and creative activities. This was a free concert where all were invited to sing along with Dr. Jean and Cochran 's kindergarten students.

Got Game? Former Student-Athletes Toss Extra Talents Into Careers

April 6, 2014

From the Spring 2014 One College Avenue: Alumni of Wildcat athletic programs apply lessons from the field, court, course and mat to their post-Penn College lives. more»

Sunday Morning Pursuit in Williamsport has tragic end in Loyalsock.

2 weeks 2 days ago

This morning around 10:30 AM, Williamsport Police were invovled in a vehicle pursuit that traveled through the Park St., High St., West and East Third Sts., West Fourth St., Walnut St., areas ending with a fatality and a crash in Loyalsock on the Golden Strip. more»

Penn College Teams Have 5-6 Week, Name Full-Time Head Coach

April 6, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports teams posted a combined 5-6 week and the college announced the naming of its first full-time head coach. Baseball Penn College opened Penn State University Athletic Conference play on Monday with a twin-bill loss to Penn State Greater Allegheny, 5-4 in eight innings and 5-0. In the first game, […]

Howard Named Full-Time Head Baseball Coach at Penn College

April 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania College of Technology Athletics Department has elevated head baseball coach Christopher H. Howard to full time starting in the 2014-15 academic year. The coaching position is the first of three being changed for the upcoming year. more»

WASD Recognized Nationally for Music Education

The NAMM Foundation recognized Williamsport Area School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. The district joins 376 districts across the country that have received the prestigious distinction in 2014.

WASD Recognized Nationally for Music Education

April 5, 2014

The NAMM Foundation recognized Williamsport Area School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. The district joins 376 districts across the country that have received the prestigious distinction in 2014.

“GOD’S NOT DEAD”: Paging Flannery O’Connor

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Can I suggest that Christians who want to write movies spend several months reading Flannery O’Connor first? more»

ARONOFSKY’S “NOAH”: Turning the Story Upside Down

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A lesser-known passage in the writings of Ezekiel suggests that Job, Daniel and Noah were among the most genuinely righteous figures in the Old Testament.

Somehow, I don’t think Darren Aronofsky read that verse -- or much other scripture either. more»

MSC in Scranton Times-Tribune: “Shale Delivers”

April 5, 2014

A March 30 story (“Natural gas just the beginning”) lays out the clear facts regarding shale development and these abundant resources’ downstream uses for a host of manufacturing-related purposes, and for power generation, which are marking “the beginning of a more stable economy built on products made from natural gas” for the region. more»

Everett Says Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Rulings to Benefit Electric Customers

April 5, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) finalized new rules this week that reduces the time it takes for consumers to change electric suppliers. more»

Fuqua, Barbara

3 weeks 1 day ago

Barbara Fuqua, 69, of Williamsport, passed away March 31, 2014. She was born in Bluefield, W.Va., on May 12, 1944, beloved daughter of the late Charles and Ella Fuqua.

She was a sister to Betty Brink, of Aldan, Pa., Richard Fuqua, of St. Remy, N.Y., and Charles Fuqua, of Brighton, Mich. and aunt and great aunt to many. more»

Jackson Celebrates its Annual Art Show

Families and students took in the fun on April 3 at Jackson Primary School, during its annual art show and PTO basket raffle. From art to games to creation to prizes, there was a little something of everything for those who attended the event!

Jackson Celebrates its Annual Art Show

April 4, 2014

Families and students took in the fun on April 3 at Jackson Primary School, during its annual art show and PTO basket raffle. From art to games to creation to prizes, there was a little something of everything for those who attended the event!

Shale Impact Fees Hit Record Levels with $224.5 Million Generated

April 4, 2014

Pittsburgh, Pa. – As Pennsylvania shale production continues to soar, the state Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced today that impact fee revenue for 2013 hit record levels. With a total of 6,489 unconventional wells under development or in production as of December 31, 2013, shale producers contributed a total of $224.5 million in impact fees for the calendar year. more»

Lockdown: Crever building access restricted to residents-only

April 3, 2014
D.C. Keys and Tory Irwin
Lycourier Staff

Last Friday, Dean Miller sent an email to the college community informing students that student access to Crever has been restricted. Until the end of the semester, only Crever residents can access the building with campus security checking people entering the building.

Relay For Life nearly reaches fundraising goal

April 3, 2014
Makenzie Smith
Entertainment Editor

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) hosted Relay for Life in Lamade Gymnasium on March 28th from 6 pm to 6 am. This year’s theme was the 1990’s.

Students get colorful during Kappa Pi and CAS Palette Run

April 3, 2014
Robert Christian and Tory Irwin
Lycourier Staff

On March 22, Kappa Pi Honorary Art Fraternity and Creative Art Society (CAS) presented the 1st annual Lyco Palette Run.

Brotherly love: College hosts students’ younger counterparts for ‘Little Siblings Weekend’

April 3, 2014
Tory Irwin
Editor-In-Chief

Last weekend, the college hosted its annual Little Siblings Weekend, held by Campus Activities Board Special Events committee.

Students face their fears in CAB sponsored competition

April 3, 2014
D.C. Keys
Staff Writer

On March 19, the student body learned that fear is not a factor for Max Lamport and Josh Allabaugh.
The pair of sophomores took the title in the college’s Fear Factor and each took home a $75 Visa gift card. Zach Kling and Dan Yoder came in a close second.

Campus ‘Coaches Caravan’ Visit Quickly Sells Out

April 3, 2014

All 250 available seats have been sold for the Penn State Coaches Caravan event at Penn College on Tuesday, May 20. The luncheon, set for the Field House on the college’s main campus, is one of 17 visits by Nittany Lion head football coach James Franklin and others. Scheduled to join Franklin on the tour’s […]

Staff/Faculty Team Hopes to Avenge Last Year’s Volleyball Loss to Students

April 3, 2014

Tuesday’s 5 p.m. staff/faculty vs. students volleyball game is shaping up to be a great matchup, as both teams made minor adjustments to their rosters in hopes of winning.  The staff/faculty squad, once again led by Dan Warner, looks to get back on the winning track against the student team that knocked them off last […]

Students ‘dreamed a dream’ of perfect trip to see ‘Les Miserables’

April 3, 2014
Julia Cuddahy
Staff Writer

On March 22, Campus Activities Board (CAB) sponsored a Broadway trip to see “Les Miserables.”  The show took place in the Imperial Theatre in the heart of Times Square.
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