Local McDonald’s gets a makeover

KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette Troy Lee of KISS 102.7, left, and Pat Koch, right, work the drive thru at the Lycoming Creek Road McDonald's Grand-opening on Friday. Lee was at the drive thru as part of the Drive Thru Takeover" part of the grand opening, where random select customers received free food.
KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette Carissa Crane, McDonald's office assistant, orders a coffee on the new digital kiosk, at the Lycoming Creek Road McDonald's Grand-opening on Friday.
Longtime customers Doris Reed, left, and Ray Sciacca, center, share a laugh with McDonald's Shift Manager Denise Valko, right, at the Grand opening of the Lycoming Creek Road McDonald's on Friday Feb 28th. The restaurant had been reopened since January.
KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette McDonald's Lamar Stallworth delivers lunch to a customer at the Lycoming Creek Road McDonald's grand opening on Friday.
KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette The new McDonald's at 1940 Lycoming Creek Road in Williamsport. The restaurant , drive-thru and parking lot recently underwent a remodel and transformation. The restaurant now features new digitalself-order kiosks making ordering and paying for a meal easy.Guests orders are delivered to tables by McDonald's crew members, allowing customers to relax and enjoy a more custom dining experience. Local McDonald's owner/operators Doug Doherty and Andrew Kelley and their restaurant's team have placed a higher emphasis on hospitality by focusing on greeting customers, assisting with technology and ensuring a clean, welcoming environment. "We're excited to share this evoloved experience at McDonald's with our customers," said Kelley. "This restaurant was completly demolished and rebuilt from the ground up. We missed our regular customers and wanted to show our appreciation to them bhy welcoming them back with a little party. We value our local community and are looking forward to their feedback on this new experience at their McDonald's." said Kelley. The grand opening Friday Feb 28th featured , travel coffee mugs, compliementary cake and "Drive Thru Takeover" buying lunch for random customers by Troy Lee, KISS 102.7 DJ.

The McDonald’s location at 1940 Lycoming Creek Road had its grand reopening and customer appreciation event Friday. The location now offers digital self-order kiosks and food delivered to tables by McDonald’s crew members.