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RaeLynn to headline Lycoming County Fair

The Lycoming County Fair announced today that country artist sensation RaeLynn will be performing at the Lycoming County Music Festival on Friday July 16th 2021 starting at 6:30 pm. The fair will also be hosting Tyler Reese Tritt, and Royal South. Two-time ACM New Female Vocalist nominee ...

Road rally

Road Rally participants gather at the Eagle Grange Hall, Route 15 and East Blind Road near Montgomery, on the morning of March 27, to register for a mobile family-friendly scavenger hunt. The rally was sponsored as a community service by Eagle Grange #1, which is observing its 150th ...

Easter boxes

Zachary Lisi, son of Anthony and Karen Lisi, completed his Senior Project at St. John Neumann Regional Academy last week. His project was to collect money at the high school (to cover shipping costs) and trinkets, eggs, candy and drawings and notes of appreciation to send in Easter Boxes to ...

Jersey Shore State Bank gives to James V. Brown Library

Jersey Shore State Bank recently donated $1,000 to the James V. Brown Library in Williamsport. From left are Michelle Reidinger, Loyalsock Township branch manager, Jersey Shore State Bank; Robin Glossner, JVB Library development director; Barbara S. McGary, JVB Library executive director and ...

Lycoming Law Association Foundation gives to North Penn Legal Services

Every year the Lycoming Law Association Foundation (LLAF) receives a substantial sum of money from county attorneys who have chosen to donate their arbitration fees to the LLAF. The LLAF then uses these funds to make a sizable annual donation to North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) to be used for ...

Mifflinburg Bank & Trust gives to Union County Public Library

Mifflinburg Bank & Trust made a donation of $15,000 to the Public Library for Union County's ReImagine, ReFresh, RePurpose Campaign. The money raised is being used to make enhancements to the library, including a new children's library, improved adult service areas and facility updates. ...

Two WASD OM teams advance to state finals on April 10

WILLIAMSPORT—Two Williamsport Area School District Odyssey of the Mind teams that virtually competed at the Regional Tournament on March 17 are headed to the State Finals. This year’s contending teams from WASD were both represented by Curtin Intermediate School, with each advancing on ...

Retired NFL player reads to Cochran Primary School students

Retired NFL player Michael Oher took some time recently to virtually read and talk with second-grade students in Kristiann McQuown’s classroom at Cochran Primary School. Mr. Oher talked to them about working hard, following their dreams and not quitting. He also read them the story “I Am ...

Williamsport Branch YMCA School Age Director receives 2021 Next Generation Award

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the voice of the after-school profession and lead organization for the advancement of after school professionals and leaders has selected Noah Mantione, Williamsport Branch YMCA School Age Child Care Director, as one of NAA’s 2021 Next Generation of ...

Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships donates $10,000 to St. John Neumann

Aubrey Alexander (right) presents a $10,000 check from Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships to the Neumann Angels Fund. Accepting the check are Mrs. Alisia McNamee (left), principal of St. John Neumann Regional Academy, and Mr. Paul H. Rooney, Jr., member of the Neumann Angels Campaign ...

Cutters calendar sales result in $1,750 donation to Hope

The Williamsport Crosscutters recently announced a $1,750 donation to The Hope Foundation. The funds were raised from the sale of the first-ever Rhashan Wall Calendar-13 Months of Smiles. The exclusive limited-edition calendar features a picture of Rhashan West-Bey, the popular Cutters Director ...

Patton Logistics Group donates coats to WASD

Steve Patton, standing left, CEO of Patton Logistics Group, delivers 400 coats for Williamsport Area School District students at Jackson Primary School in Williamsport on Monday morning. The coats were part of Operation Warm, which provides brand-new winter coats to children in need. ...

Erector Sets, collection of George Logue, given to the Taber Museum

Many a young man woke on Christmas morning to find that Santa Claus had left an Erector Set for him under the Christmas tree. The young man’s imagination ran wild as he opened the wooden — or later metal — case with an array of girders, wheels, beams, nuts and bolts (and a motor!). His ...

WAHS senior wins regional poetry out loud competition

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport Area High School senior Oam Patel won the regional round in this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition. Patel secured the first-place win on Jan. 29 by reciting “Charles Sumner” by Charlotte L. Forten Grimke, “Hysteria” by Dionisio D. Martinez and ...

Uptown Music Collective plans fundraising tribute to the Eagles

On February 12th and 13th at 7:30 pm, the Uptown Music Collective will bring this year’s People’s Choice performance, The Long Run: Music of the Eagles, to the stage of the Community Arts Center. This socially distant performance will have limited in-person tickets available for both ...

Judicial portrait unveiled

Judge Ryan Tira unveils his official portrait as his family looks on during a ceremoney in front of the Lycoming County Courthouse on Monday. The Lycoming Law Association has been the moving force in creating or preserving judicial portraits of every judge who sat on the bench in the 29th ...

PennDOT Employees Give Back in 2020

MONTOURSVILLE– PennDOT District 3-0 employees didn’t allow COVID-19 to stop them from making a positive impact in their communities in 2020. Employees used a variety of methods to raise money and seek donations while following the CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 safety ...

UPMC Muncy Place receives masks from United Way

MUNCY– As part of an ongoing partnership supporting the health of communities across the region, the Lycoming County United Way recently donated 500 facemasks to UPMC Muncy Place. The masks are part of a joint initiative, Sew the Masks, between the United Way of North Central Massachusetts ...

Susquehanna Community Bank Donates $1,000 to North Central Sight Services, Inc.

Susquehanna Community Bank recently donated $1,000 to North Central Sight Services through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) For over sixty years, North Central Sight Services has assisted individuals who are blind or visually impaired to maximize their quality of life. They have ...