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Lycoming County New Attorney Admission Ceremony held

On December 3, 2020, five attorneys were admitted to practice before the "several courts of Lycoming County." Those attorneys were Thomas Aaron Burkhart, Jessica Lynn Dodson, Joanne P. Mackin, Allen P. Page, IV and Alexandra Sholley. Given the spiking number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the ...

PPL grant supports Penn College dual enrollment program

WILLIAMSPORT-PPL Electric Utilities is donating $8,000 through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to Pennsylvania College of Technology in support of Penn College NOW, a dual enrollment program. The Penn College Foundation is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization ...

UPMC Lawn Party funds purchase communications devices

MUNCY- Even with the cancelation of the 2020 UPMC Muncy Auxiliary Lawn Party, the UPMC Muncy Auxiliary and Lawn Party committee still received generous contributions from community members and local organizations totaling almost $17,000. Proceeds funded the purchase of Vocera badges, hands-free ...

Lycoming students navigate student teaching during COVID-19 pandemic

WILLIAMSPORT-Lycoming College's Fall 2020 student teachers recently completed required field experiences as they head toward graduation and the job market. During an unprecedented semester that saw teacher candidates grapple with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, they ...

Soroptimist Club donates to local shelter

The Soroptimist International Club of Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties recently made two donations to Transitions, $746.16 to help with fighting human trafficking and $326.47 for domestic violence. Rose Weir, president of SUN Soroptimist, left, presents the check to Susan Mathias, ...

Lycoming Law Association Foundation contributes to CASA

The Lycoming Law Association Foundation has announced a grant in the amount of $7,237.04 to Susquehanna Valley CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), to help fund an additional case manager dedicated to serving Lycoming County. Susquehanna Valley CASA serves abused and neglected children in ...

Service 1st’s Loyalsock office collects for the Deployed Soldiers Project

WILLIAMSPORT – Service 1st Federal Credit Union’s Loyalsock Office, located at 814 Westminster Drive, Williamsport, recently held a collection to support the Deployed Soldiers Project throughout November. The Deployed Soldiers Project supports deployed members of the military by sending ...

Soroptimist Club community outreach program provides food baskets

The Soroptimist International Club of Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties recently provided Thanksgiving food baskets for three families, in need, one Snyder, one for Union and one for Northumberland Counties. Various Club members delivered the baskets. Soroptimist International is a ...

2020 William “Bill” Ransom III Community Service award recipient announced

The Rotary Club of Waverly and the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers recently awarded the 2020 William “Bill” Ransom III Community Service Award to Jeff Paul. Rotary was one of the many organizations that Bill was active in and his Waverly Rotary colleagues honor his commitment to ...

Successful end to Socktober

WILLIAMSPORT- The Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) partnered with Anna Radspinner and the Curtin Intermediate School to support Socktober as COVID-19 made collecting socks at the school all but impossible. Since 2014, students would bring in a pair or bundle of unused socks to give to ...

Regional United Ways work together to protect their communities

WILLIAMSPORT– The Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) was the recipient of 500 masks and received a second shipment of 1,500 masks today, compliments of the United Way of North Central Mass (UWNCM). Earlier in 2020, UWNCM was approached by one of their corporate community partners to help ...

Post W TPA supports veterans

Due to COVID 19, many veterans service organizations are suffering financially. Post W of the Pennsylvania Division of the Travelers Protective Association of America (TPA) of Williamsport recently donated a check to the Royal P. Steinbacher, American Legion Post 0617 in South ...

Lycoming Arts First Friday scarecrow contest

In the spirit of adding some autumnal joy to Williamsport's downtown, Lycoming Arts - Williamsport First Friday and its generous sponsor, UPMC, held a contest for local businesses and artists to showcase their scarecrow making talents. The scarecrows were displayed outside of downtown ...

Bank’s EITC donation supports Penn College NOW program

WILLIAMSPORT - Susquehanna Community Bank has made a second Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program donation to the Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation to assist with an approved innovative educational program at the college. The bank's $1,000 EITC donation will benefit the Penn ...

Hudock donates to ARW

Representatives from Hudock Capital Group, LLC and American Rescue Workers met recently to celebrate the generosity of Hudock Capital Group, LLC. Hudock Capital Group, LLC made a donation in the amount of $1,960.00 to support the November operating expenses of American Rescue Workers’ ...

Insurance firm donates coats for students in need

WILLIAMSPORT— Thanks to a donation made by the district’s insurance firm, a group of students will receive a free coat to wear this winter. Dereck Malzi, the area’s assistant vice president for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., stopped by the District Service Center on Thursday to donate ...

Penn College’s Presidential Student Ambassadors

WILLIAMSPORT-Fifteen Pennsylvania College of Technology students are serving as Presidential Student Ambassadors for the 2020-21 academic year. Selected for their demonstration of leadership, campus involvement, academic achievement and college pride, the student ambassadors act as ...