Williamsport

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.

1 week 5 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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*1/2 (out of four)

 

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

2 weeks 3 days 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.

Student spotlight: A McAtee twin takeover

April 3, 2014
Cory Trego
Staff Writer

Few can argue that it is easy to solidify one’s place in their respective field shortly after finishing an undergraduate degree.

It takes years of dedication and commitment to excellence to gain the expertise necessary to become admired and respected by peers.

For entertainment purposes only: Sophomore Vincent Clay introduces ‘Lycoming Entertainment’ as they make their debut as the newest club on campus

April 3, 2014
Alex Dvorshock
Staff Writer

On March 3, sophomore Vincent Clay received an email from the Student Senate confirming the newest organization on campus, Lycoming Entertainment. Meetings are scheduled on Wednesdays at 8:00 in Clarke Chapel room 10.

Greeks compete ‘through the decades’

April 3, 2014
Phi Kappa Psi wins their second consecutive Greek Week trophy after a week of ‘decade’ themed challenges
Sam Ferraro
Staff Writer

‘Insert Witty Title Here’: Senior art exhibit to debut tomorrow

April 3, 2014
Shannon Bolin
College Life Editor

The 2014 Senior Art Show will run from April 3 to May 6 in the Snowden Library art gallery. The best work of the 21 participating seniors will be showcased from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Like the name of the show suggests, these students have been working too hard on their art to create a ‘witty’ title.

Free Crever, but also, stop breaking things

April 3, 2014
D.C. Keys
Staff Writer

“Free Crever” posters have been spreading across the campus. Now as funny as that is, let’s be honest here: I’m surprised this hasn’t happened sooner.

Everett to Address Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads Meeting

April 3, 2014

MUNCY – The Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads (CPAST) organization will host Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) as part of its April meeting for a discussion of the Pennsylvania Recreational Use of Land and Water Act (RULWA). The focus will be on House Bill 544, which proposes to include snowmobiling, all-terrain vehicle use and motorcycling to the list of activities covered under state law.

Editor’s note: The Crever point of view

April 3, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Opinion Editor

Perhaps the most important perspective in the recent restriction of access to Crever is that of the residents of Crever.  This is not a point of view that we have within our staff, but I did talk to residents and regular visitors of Crever and got their opinions on the matter.

Staff opinion: It’s spring (maybe)

April 3, 2014
Okay, seriously, this is not something we should be complaining about anymore.  It is April.  It has been spring for two weeks.  Why do we still have to worry about snow?

Madness, indeed

April 3, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Opinion Editor

Males dominate romantic comedy

April 3, 2014
Sarah Jaran
Staff Writer

Theatre rocks the cradle

April 3, 2014
D.C. Keys
Staff Writer

    “The Cradle Will Rock” in the Mary Welch theatre April 9-12 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available in the box office and are free to students with their ID. This musical will be a co-production with the Lycoming College Music Department.

New Bioshock DLC surprises gamers

April 3, 2014
Ryan Krebs 
Staff Writer

Four consecutive wins puts Warriors at No. 4 in the MAC

April 3, 2014
Kendra Bitner
Sports Editor

A 15-5 victory over Commonwealth Conference competitor Alvernia totaled four consecutive wins for the Warrior men’s lacrosse team.

Softball strikes out against ‘spring’ weather

April 3, 2014
Kendra Bitner
Sports Editor

The “spring” weather has not cooperated with spring sports here in PA. Six straight doubleheaders have been postponed for the Warrior softball team.
After great success in their spring break tournament, the team returned from South Carolina and was welcomed by winter weather.

Do you have the Warrior in you?

April 3, 2014
Kendra Bitner
Sports Editor

On Sunday, April 6 the Campus Activities Board along with Intramurals are hosting the second annual Warrior Extreme Challenge.

Senior Spotlight: Maureen Heagy

April 3, 2014

Kendra Bitner
Sports Editor

Wildcats’ First Night Baseball Game Adds to Centennial Celebration

April 7, 2014

“Tuesday Night Lights,” Penn College’s first-ever evening baseball game – and a Centennial event – will be held at 7 p.m. April 15 at Bowman Field. In addition to the game against Wilkes University, there will be free hot dogs, chips, soda and Centennial chocolate bars from 6:45-7:30 p.m.; giveaways that include T-shirts, tumblers and […]

Art Exhibit "Drawing Breath" Opens Tonight!

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Converge Gallery is pleased to present Drawing Breath, an exhibition of recent work by Lawrence Charles Miller. The exhibition runs from Thursday, April 3 to Saturday, April 26. An opening reception is planned for Thursday, April 3 at 6PM. more»

Three Neato Inspiring Things for Writey Folk

April 2, 2014

From Flickr user Cali4Beach

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April First Friday events listed

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Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine
First Friday in April brings the Artists and Crafters back onto the sidewalks on Pine Street and 4th Street. Uptown Music Collective students will be providing the live music on Pine Street. more»

What They’re Saying About Job-Creating American Natural Gas

April 1, 2014

The safe development of job-creating American natural gas is helping “communities grow and the economy prosper.” At the same time, shale is providing community parks more»

Penn College Spring Sports Interrupted by Weather

March 30, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology spring sports athletes competed in just four of 12 scheduled events last week as Mother Nature ruled. Baseball Returning to action after an 11-day layoff and stepping up against NCAA Division II Mansfield University, the Wildcats fell by scores of 7-3 and 19-5 on Tuesday to go to 6-4 overall. In […]

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