Williamsport

Thompson, Joan E.

48 weeks 2 days ago

Joan E. Thompson

Joan E. Thompson, 70, of Montoursville, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Manor Care South.

Born July 14, 1942, in Williamsport, she was the daughter to the late Neil and Charlotte (VanHorn) Dauber.

Joan was a 1960 graduate of Loyalsock High School and loved spending time on her computer. more»

ICYMI: What They Are Saying: The “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

December 31, 1969

Washington, D.C. – Absent congressional action, on July 1, 2013, interest rates for federally subsidized student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.  Later this week, the U.S. House will consider legislation, H.R. more»

Baier Women’s Bowhunter Champion as Wildcat Archers Take Third Overall

May 20, 2013

At the United States Collegiate Archery Championships  in Cedar City, Utah, this past week, Pennsylvania College of Technology sophomore Kendel F. Baier (Jersey Shore) dominated women’s bowhunter to take the national title in the individual competition. more»

Mirabito to honor fallen soldier at bridge renaming

May 20, 2013

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito ready to kickoff EMS Week 2013

May 20, 2013

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Hearing: The Call for Economic Liberty in the Arab World

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Hernando de Soto; President, Institute for Liberty and Democracy
  • The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright; Chairman, Albright Stonebridge Group

Long-time Local League Volunteer Stan Krzanowski Honored with Lewis Hine Award for Volunteer Service

June 19, 2013
Stan Krzanowski, a Little League® volunteer for 30 years and current President of Canton Little League in Connecticut District 6, was a 2013 recipient of a Lewis Hine Award for volunteer service to his community.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Memorial Day

48 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.  more»

Cutters Announce 2013 Promotional Lineup

48 weeks 1 day ago

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.  Opening Night 2013, presented by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania & KISS 102-7, will feature a schedule magnet giveaway for the first 2,500 fans, more»

Townhall Meeting

December 31, 1969

This will be a townhall meeting via telephone, hosted from my Washington, D.C. office.

 

Foreign Affairs Committee Mark-Up

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. 850, Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013

Firm Finds Success with Region's Business Assistance Providers

48 weeks 1 day ago

Artificial intelligence and “knowledge capture” are among cutting edge technologies advanced by Discovery Machine, a small, growing business in Williamsport, PA. Software developed through Discovery Machine is utilized for training, simulation, and behavior modeling. more»

Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee Hearing

December 31, 1969

Foreign Affiars Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferations, and Trade, Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa

Joint Hearing: The Growing Crisis in Africa's Sahel Region

Witnesses: more»

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

48 weeks 1 day 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

48 weeks 1 day 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 6 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 3 days 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 5 days 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 4 days ago

Online Ordering Available for Single Game Tickets more»

GOLDEN GATSBY: DiCaprio opens up the book

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48 weeks 4 days 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.

49 weeks 1 day 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.

49 weeks 2 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 3 days 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"

49 weeks 2 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 3 days 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 4 days 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 6 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»

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