Education

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 ...

Construction company boosts scholarship commitment

Allan Myers Inc., a heavy civil construction and construction materials company operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, will contribute an additional $50,000 annually to a scholarship it established previously at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Preference for the Allan Myers ...

Student returns to LHU to complete his degree after more than 35 years

LOCK HAVEN — Thomas O’Neill is not your typical Lock Haven University senior. He has returned to The Haven after more than 35 years, to complete a bachelor’s degree in psychology and interdisciplinary studies that he began in 1983. He received his long-awaited LHU degree, which will ...

On-campus bicycle repair station approved in record time

Spurred by a local merchant and setting a blistering pace for fundraising, the Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology met its 2018-19 goal of purchasing a bicycle repair station for the Rose Street Apartments housing complex at the college. SGA’s Executive ...

South students explore benefits of various bugs

Bugs. Creepy, crawly, annoying bugs. Although they’ve got a bad reputation for ruining outdoor fun, students at South Williamsport Area School District’s Rommelt Elementary School have developed a new appreciation for the hard-working pests. Each year, the fifth-grade team of teachers at ...

Jersey Shore FBLA goes to State Leadership Conference

Fifty-five members of the Jersey Shore Senior High Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and their chapter advisors attended the 2019 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference. More than 6,200 advisors, guests, students and business professionals participated in the 68th ...

Lycoming CTC students sign on for employment

In a signing ceremony, Lycoming Career and Technology Center students were honored in a ceremony where they announced their upcoming full-time employment following graduation in June. Joe Barclay, Mason Thouvenot, Preston Pfleegor and Jarhett Potts are construction technology students who ...

WAHS students attend Trump’s Presidential rally

Students from Williamsport Area High School took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: Seeing the President of the United States in person. Whether they planned on attending the rally, watching it on TV or knew someone going, the talk in school on Monday was all about President Donald ...