Williamsport

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Hearing: Visa Security and Overstays: How Secure is America?

Witnesses: more»

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. 982, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: Protecting U.S. Citizens' Constitutional Rights During the War on Terror

Round Hills to Go for Hopscotch World Record

47 weeks 5 days ago

Round Hills Elementary School students, staff and family will aim to set a new Guinness World Record for the most amount of people playing hopscotch simultaneously, beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 20, on school grounds. more»

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: S. 744 and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: Lessons Learned or Mistakes Repeated?

3rd Annual Cutters 5K Run to Benefit CDC

47 weeks 5 days ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters, in partnership with the Children’s Development Center, will be holding the 3rd Annual Cutters 5K Run, presented by The Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships, on Saturday, June 29th at Historic Bowman Field.  more»

Missing Child Featured on Crosscutters Team Photo in 2010 Found Alive!

48 weeks 3 days ago

A missing girl featured on the Williamsport Crosscutters team photo in 2010 has been found. more»

Peckville Driver Injured in Franklin Township Crash

48 weeks 4 hours ago

Peckville Driver Injured in Franklin Township Crash - PSP Motoursville cited a 32-year-old driver for multiple motorist violations following a one-vehicle crash in Franklin Township last Friday. Trooper Daniel Koak said around 5 p.m., Derrick D. more»

Pricher, Jeanie Ann

48 weeks 1 day ago

Jeanie Ann Pricher

Jeanie Ann Pricher, 71, of 416 Hawthorne Ave, Williamsport, was called home on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at home surrounded by her family.

Born December 6, 1941, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Lewis A. and Arlene A. (Lammers) Webb. She married David E. Pricher and celebrated 48 years together on December 26. more»

Cutters Opening Night & Single Game Tickets on Sale May 20

48 weeks 1 day ago

Online Ordering Available for Single Game Tickets more»

GOLDEN GATSBY: DiCaprio opens up the book

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48 weeks 1 day ago

*** (out of four)

Imagine a lovely, gold-leaf, hardback copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”

Now imagine getting hit over the head with it, firmly and repeatedly.

That’s how the first 20 minutes feels in Baz Luhrmann’s glitzy new film version of the 1925 classic. more»

Marino votes to repeal Obamacare

December 31, 1969

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2013

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 45, to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010: more»

Opening Night & Single Game Tickets Now on Sale

May 17, 2013

Tickets for the Williamsport Crosscutters home opener against the rival State College Spikes scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, are now on sale. In addition, box seat and general admission tickets for individual games are also be available.

House Education Committee Advances “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to advance legislation to address the student loan interest rate increase scheduled for July 1, 2013, and create a long-term student loan system that is predictable and affordable. The Smarter Solutions for Students Act, H.R. 1991, today passed out of the U.S. House Education Committee. more»

Little League® Western Region Challenger Fun Days Come to San Bernardino, California

May 16, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Western Region Challenger Fun Days at the Little League Western Region Complex in San Bernardino, Calif., May 18-19. This year, 16 teams from southern California and three teams from Mexico will bring players with developmental and physical challenges to the event.

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree Comes to Stockton, California

May 16, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Northern California Urban Initiative Jamboree at the Stockton, Calif. Eastern Little League Fields from May 17-19. One of nine Urban Initiative Jamborees being held throughout the United States this year, it is the first of two jamborees focused on softball, the second will be the Northwest Jamboree in Portland, Ore. from May 31-June 2.

Little League Challenger Division® Players to Participate in Shriners Hospitals for Children Baseball Classic in Waco, Texas

May 16, 2013
Little League Challenger Division® players from Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Waco, Texas will come together at Baylor University on May 18-19 to play in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Baseball Classic.

Little League® Georgia Challenger Jamboree Comes to Warner Robins

May 16, 2013
Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Georgia Challenger Jamboree at the Warner Robins, Ga. American Little League Complex on Saturday, May 18. More than 150 children with developmental and physical challenges are expected to participate in the jamboree.

E&E News: ‘All of the Above’ Outreach Fuels Powerhouse Gas Coalition’s Rapid Growth

May 16, 2013

Pamela King, E&E reporter

PITTSBURGH – For companies looking to break into the natural gas business here, a Marcellus Shale Coalition membership is key. more»

Hamm, Mary M.

48 weeks 5 days ago

Mary M. Hamm

(December 5, 1918 - May 13, 2013)

On May 13, 2013, Mary Magdalene (Bubb) Hamm, of Lincoln Drive, passed away peacefully at the age of 94 at The Williamsport Home surrounded by her family. A daughter to Ralph and Rose Baier Bubb, she was born on Dec. 5, 1918, in Bastress, Pa. more»

Hill, Robert L.

48 weeks 6 days ago

Robert L. Hill 

(April 9, 1939 - May 12, 2013)

Robert L. (Harold) Hill, 74, of South Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. more»

Firmstone, Virginia

49 weeks 9 hours ago

Virginia Firmstone

Virginia Firmstone, 92, of Williamsport passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Born December 26, 1920, in Masten and raised in Ralston, she was a daughter of the late James and Molly (Barnett) Liberti. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, William Firmstone and son-in-law, Vincent Aloisio. more»

Steinbacher, Elizabeth M. "Betty"

48 weeks 6 days ago

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Steinbacher 

(January 18, 1921 - May 12, 2013)

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Steinbacher, 92, passed away peacefully at Rose View Center on Sunday morning, May 12, 2013. more»

Preitz, Concetta Rita

49 weeks 10 hours ago

Concetta Rita Preitz, 88, of Williamsport, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital.

Born Aug. 3, 1924, in Middletown, N.Y., she was a daughter to the late Anthony and Anna (Miller) Micieli. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. more»

Ulmer, Minnie M.

49 weeks 1 day ago

Minnie M. Ulmer

Minnie M. Ulmer, 94, of Williamsport, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at The Williamsport Home.

Born Nov. 16, 1918, in Williamsport, she was a daughter to the late George and Lulu (Horn) Waltz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Ulmer in 1995; a son, Richard Ulmer in 2003; three sisters; and a brother. more»

House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Before midnight on Wednesday evening the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed a 5-year farm bill reauthorization, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) Act of 2013. U.S. more»

Congressman Marino questions Attorney General Holder at Judiciary Oversight Hearing

December 31, 1969

On May 15, 2013, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Watch Tom's question-and-answer exchange with Attorney General Eric Holder.

U.S. Service Academy Day

December 31, 1969

WHO: U.S. Representative Tom MarinoWHAT: U.S. Service Academy DayWHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pmWHERE: Williamsport Area High School, 2990 W. 4th Street, Williamsport, PA 17701 more»

Cutters Announce 2013 Promotional Lineup

May 15, 2013

The Williamsport Crosscutters have unveiled the slate of promotions for the club's 15th anniversary season which begins Tuesday, June 18 as the Crosscutters host the rival State College Spikes.

Mirabito ready to kickoff EMS Week 2013

48 weeks 3 days ago

State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. more»

‘Come Home to Sheridan’ Event on Saturday

48 weeks 3 days ago

While it didn’t officially become part of the Williamsport Area School District until 1923, its role in the community has remained steadfast — through its many physical changes — as a neighborhood home for educating children for the last century. more»

IRON MAN 3: Box-office glory despite some flaws

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48 weeks 3 days ago

*** (out of four)

“Iron Man 3” has one great strength and one liability:

The script. more»

Thompson Announces Upcoming Constituent Staff Hours for Huntingdon County

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced that his district office staff will hold constituent office hours in Huntingdon, Pa., on Monday, May 20th, 2013. more»

Little League® Baseball and Softball Website Gets New Look

May 20, 2013
On May 13, Little League® International unveiled its new homepage for www.LittleLeague.org. The new design, and added functionality, was developed by the ACTIVE Network an official sponsor of Little League® Baseball and Softball.

The President's So-called Affordable Care is Unaffordable, Harming the Economy - It must be Repealed and Replaced

December 31, 1969

Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to the president’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is driving up insurance costs, limiting access to care, and making it harder for individuals to keep the care they have and for small businesses to hire and expand. more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: The U.S. Contribution to the Fight Against Malaria

Witnesses (invited): more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: Preventin a Nuclear Iran

Witnesses: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Mark-Up: more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human RIghts, and International Organizations

Hearing: Recent Developments in the Investigation of the Murder of Human Rights Attorney Patrick Finucane

Witnesses: more»

Homeland Security Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Homeland Security Full Committee

Mark-Up: more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet

Hearing: A Case Study for Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project

Judiciary Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Judiciary Full Committee

Hearing: Oversight of the United States Department of Justice

MSC Appoints Jim Welty to Leadership Team

May 13, 2013

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced today the addition of a key member to its senior staff to lead the organization’s government affairs efforts. Jim Welty, a lifelong Pennsylvanian with more than 20 years of government relations experience, will serve as the MSC’s vice president, government affairs. Mr. more»

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport

48 weeks 5 days ago

Gunshot Victim in Williamsport - Williamsport Police say a black male sustained gunshot injuries on Saturday, May 11. Captain Tim Miller said police were dispatched to 931 Park Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim at that location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 23-year-old black male with an apparent gunshot wound to his lower left leg. more»

Wildcat Archers Ready for Nationals

May 12, 2013

As the spring sports season winds down for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletes, archers are honing their skills as they prepare for the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships later this week while the baseball team reflects after completing one of the best seasons in college history. ARCHERY Penn College has racked up three consecutive second-place team [...]

Sutherland, Sylvia B.

49 weeks 3 days ago

Sylvia B. Sutherland

Sylvia B Sutherland, formerly of 171 Valley Heights Drive, Williamsport, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Manor Care North.

She was born November 21, 1923 in Jackson, Michigan the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie Cohen and the wife of Milton C. Sutherland who died April 15, 1989. more»

Seidel, Inez J.

49 weeks 5 days ago

Inez J. Seidel

Inez J. Seidel, 85, of Williamsport, died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born February 23, 1928 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Colonel Brady and Anna Victoria (Olson) Walter. more»

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