Education

Leaving home… for now

Sitting at my college orientation today, it hit me that pretty soon I will be living in a new place, away from my family and all that is familiar. I got a sense of how life will be for me in the fall when I have to “fend for myself.” I guess I didn’t realize that the parents and ...

Dean attends residency program

LOCK HAVEN — Earlier this year, Dr. Kyoko Amano, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education at Lock Haven University, and her husband, Tom Weller, both attended a weeklong residency program at Pentaculum at Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Pentaculum is ...

Penn College welding faculty members prep to be pioneers

A week after the spring semester ended, six welding faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology went back to school — as students. That preparation will equip them to be pioneers this fall when the college becomes the first U.S. educational institution to feature an electron beam ...

#MillionairesRead

While some adults despair that kids today spend too much time on social media and too little time reading, the Williamsport Area School District summer reading program has managed to pair reading for pleasure with sharing pictures of reading adventures on-line. For the second year, students ...

Jersey Shore Area Middle School’s ROCK Stars

Jersey Shore Area Middle School is proud to announce the recipients of its monthly ROCK Star award. As part of JSASD’s School Wide Positive Behavior initiative, JSAMS has identified, and taught, specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of the building. These targeted ...

LHU professor, alumni inducted into state’s Athletic Training Hall of Fame

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University professor, Yvette Ingram, LAT, ATC, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Awards Banquet held in Gettysburg. Ingram received a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education ...

Clean Water Institute invests in environmental educational tools

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently introduced new equipment to be used at the Waterdale Environmental Education Center. As part of a $24,000 grant from the PPL Foundation, the equipment will help to enhance environmental education programming and hands-on learning ...

Living in the moment

Last week, I graduated from high school. I have spent my whole school career watching the “older kids” graduate, thinking about wearing a cap and gown and holding my very own diploma, but no amount of imagination could have prepared me for actually living in this very moment. The day ...

Liberty native awarded automotive scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student enrolled in the college’s Ford ASSET major and working at a Tioga County dealership has received a $5,000 scholarship from the Pennsylvania Automotive Association. Derek Dreps, of Liberty, was presented with a check in the Parkes Automotive ...

Lycoming College honors individuals with 2019 Alumni Awards

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) honored four individuals during the College’s Alumni and Reunion Weekend festivities. Award recipients were selected by the board through nominations received from alumni and other members of the College community. AAEB president ...

New student registration for K-6

HUGHESVILLE — Registration for all new incoming students kindergarten through sixth grade who have not already registered for the 2019/2020 school year will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 26 at Ashkar Elementary School, 350 S. Broad St. Students entering kindergarten must be ...

69 inducted into National Honor Society

Sixty-nine Williamsport Area High School students were celebrated during the National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 38 were inducted as new members from the junior and senior classes. The ceremony, held in the high school auditorium, honored each of the inductees who represent ...

YWCA to hold summer camp

At the YWCA Northcentral PA’s Camp Honor students will focus on empowerment and respect this summer. Registration is open for 25 sixth to ninth grade students for a free two-week camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 to 20 and 24 to 27 at 10 a.m. at the YWCA, 815 W. Fourth St. Students will ...

Practical nursing information session to be held in Wellsboro

WELLSBORO — Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations. Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session for those interested ...

Rotational molding workshop attracts appreciative professionals

Plastics professionals representing 17 companies, 12 states and Canada gave rave reviews for the recent Rotational Molding and Advanced Materials Workshop hosted by Pennsylvania College of Technology and its acclaimed Plastics Innovation and Resource Center. “I feel like I am at Disneyland. ...

LHU receives grant for social media literacy

LOCK HAVEN — Earlier this spring, six research teams, including one from Lock Haven University, were chosen to receive a grant through the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program, designed to enhance college athletes’ psychosocial well-being and mental health. Drs. Brian ...

Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship

Since its creation in 1994, many local high school students have received the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship, named after Little League’s founder and to symbolize his dedication to the development of young people in Lycoming County. Recently, Little League International held ...

South Williamsport’s Million Mountie Lights Awards

Kathie Sinibaldi was recognized with the Million Mountie Lights Award for her giving heart and dedication to the South Williamsport borough on May 6 during the South Williamsport Area School Board meeting. Twice a year the school board recognizes individuals who have made a significant ...

Summer Alive meals

MONTGOMERY — With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about how children who receive free or reduced-priced lunch in school will eat healthy while school is out. Summer Alive provides free meals to children during the summer. You can come for a day of fun with your family ...

Summer programs for kids at Packwood House Museum

LEWISBURG — Packwood House Museum’s 2019 Summer Programs for Kids will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, June 18 to Aug. 13, at the museum’s Tour Center, 15 N. Water St. Programs are free, but registration is required. To register, call 570-524-0323. June 18 Beginner’s ...