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  • County Hall Corner: Something Special About Old Glory0

    As a member of the Clinton Township Volunteer Fire Company, I help out on the 9/11 Ride each year, doing whatever needs to be done. The ride actually begins at 6:00 p.m., but our volunteer members are there as early as 7:00 a.m. to set up the barricades, prepare for the vendors, etc. The riders

  • Williamsport Sun: September 19, 1934 – Williamsport Grays Capture 1934 NYP League Pennant0

    The Williamsport Grays captured the 1934 New York-Pennsylvania League pennant last night in Binghamton by taking their fourth game in the post-season title season with the Binghamton Triplets, winning 7-2. Six hits bunched in the first two frames off Kemp Wicker and Floyd Olds, including homers by George Miner and Bill Baker, were sufficient to

  • Pennsylvania Gas and Electric Company Donates $1,000 To Upper Fairfield Township Emergency Management Agency Toward Purchase of Life Saving Equipment

    Pennsylvania Gas and Electric Company Donates $1,000 To Upper Fairfield Township Emergency Management Agency Toward Purchase of Life Saving Equipment0

    The cost of life-saving and safety equipment by local government entities can often be burdensome for them, so when public-spirited companies opt to donate money toward the costs of these items, it proves to be a welcome thing. That was the case when Pennsylvania Gas and Electric Company recently donated $1,000 toward the costs of

  • PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police, Safety Partners Announce Free Car Seat Checks Ahead of National Child Passenger Safety Week0

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and Pennsylvania Traffic Injury Prevention Project (PA TIPP) are encouraging drivers to take advantage of free car seat checks across the state as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW) from September 17 through September 23. Additionally, Saturday, September 23 has been designated

  • Two Decades of Helping You Find the Guy0

    As most of you who read my column regularly know — I love to use musical references and lyrics occasionally. As we have quietly been celebrating our 20th year of publishing the Webb Weekly, The Steve Miller Band seemed to hit it right on the nose with the words — time keeps on slipping, slipping,

  • Three Notable Car Shows to Take Place Saturday, September 160

    If you are a car enthusiast, then Saturday, September 16 is just the day for you, for on that day, three major car shows will take place not more than a few miles from each other in the Muncy area. These are the “Corvettes on Main Street” that takes place in Muncy, put on by

  • This Week’s LION: Dr. Mnkandhla: Inspiring Diamond in the Rough

    This Week’s LION: Dr. Mnkandhla: Inspiring Diamond in the Rough0

    Many missionaries over the past centuries have gone to Africa, but sometimes it works the other way around. Raphael Mnkandhla was born in 1983 in Zimbabwe, a former British colony that became one of the most troubled countries in Africa. AIDS was rampant at that time, taking the life of Raphael’s mother and sister, and

  • Williamsport Sun: September 15, 1928 – Church Cornerstone Will be Placed Sunday0

    The laying of the cornerstone of the edifice of the new Ascension Church in Newberry will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. with the Rt. Reve. Msgr. Paul Kelly of Scranton conducting the service. Rev. J.F. Gillogely, rector of the church, announced this morning. The addition to the present edifice is in the course

  • County Hall Corner: Suicide is Not Painless0

    At the Lycoming County Commissioners Meeting on Thursday, August 31st, the commissioners made a proclamation that they have done for the past few years. They declared September as Suicide Prevention Month. It will take more than a decree to turn around this terrible source of death. In acknowledging the importance of this proclamation was Lycoming

  • 22nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Ride Takes Place Monday, September 11

    22nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Ride Takes Place Monday, September 110

    Even though it has been 22 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the organizers of the annual 9/11 Memorial Motorcycle Ride continue to honor and remember the sacrifice and courage of those who were lost on that awful day with their tribute memorial event — the “Remember, Honor, Ride” 9/11 Motorcycle Ride.

  • Library Expands Saturday Hours to Better Serve Community

    Library Expands Saturday Hours to Better Serve Community0

    In order to better serve the community, the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is expanding its Saturday hours. Starting September 9, the Library will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. “To some, a few hours might seem insignificant, but to others, it can make all the difference,” said

  • Four Selected to Receive 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards0

    The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) has named four Williamsport Area High School alumni who will receive its 2023 Distinguished Alumni awards. The following individuals have been notified of their selection and have been invited to accept their award at WASDEF’s first Cherry & White Appreciation Night on Sept. 21 at the Trachte