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  • Grit: October 17, 1965 – Local Airman to Direct Pick Up of Gemini Crew0

    After the splashdown, he’s the man the astronauts count on. When Gemini 6 parachutes into the Atlantic Ocean October 27, after two days of orbiting the earth, the eyes of the world, and particularly those of astronauts, Walter M. Schirra, Jr. and Thomas P. Stafford will be on the Williamsporter who is piloting the Navy

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  • Helplessness0

    Helplessness. An inability to defend yourself or act effectively. The moment in a person’s life when they are watching their world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. The feeling when you truly want to help, but there is nothing that you can do. In Las Vegas, on October 1, 2017, at

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  • Local Vietnam Vets Weigh In On Ken Burns’ Vietnam Documentary0

    When Ken Burns’ latest documentary effort, dealing with the Vietnam War was shown recently on PBS, there was probably no audience with a greater interest in this documentary and how it presented the Vietnam experience than Vietnam veterans. Webb Weekly talked to several local Vietnam veterans to get their take on Burns’ presentation. Mike McMunn

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  • “Serving Others” Drives LCUW Campaign0

    Continuing one of Lycoming County’s long-standing and important missions, the Lycoming County United Way is in the midst of its annual campaign to support the work of the area’s human service providers in meeting the needs of those whose lives have been affected by adversity. Webb Weekly is proud to lend our voice and support

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  • Great Music Celebrated by The 2017 Liberty Classic Community Band Festival!0

    • October 11, 2017

    If you love concert band music, the Repasz Band once again hosts the 8th annual Liberty Classic Community Band Festival with a free public concert Sunday, October 22nd at 1:30 pm at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. Fast becoming Williamsport’s own nationally known community band, this festival is a gathering and celebration of some

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  • The Men and Women of Freedom0

    A heartfelt thank you from all of us at Webb Weekly to the men and women that have served our Great Nation. These are the true providers of our blessed freedom. Please take the time this Veterans Day to honor the living and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice or are no longer with

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  • Remembering the Providers of Freedom0

    A Webb Weekly salute and remembrance for all who have paid the ultimate price for our Great Nation. An eternal prayer of thanks and peace for their families who understand the price of freedom many are oblivious to in today’s world. We are blessed to have the finest military in the world without which we

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  • Hit the Bricks Bernie0

    Tip of the cap to Don Bushor winner of the Webb Weekly Monster Buck contest. The tale of the tape – 12 points, 19 5/8 spread, scored 163 3/8 by Sierra Club standards. That’s a big rack! Thank you to Tommy Springman and the Country Store Venison Shop, Dana Poust at Poust Taxidermy and John

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  • The Creators and Protectors of Freedom0

    “This Flag is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and a grateful Nation as an expression of appreciation for the honorable and faithful service rendered by your husband. Thank you and God bless.” These were the words spoken by Commander Abe Pittenger, American Legion Post 35, as he presented the folded

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  • Your May Vote Counts!0

    Finally primary election time is upon us. No more ads, no more commercials, no more of those signs blocking the beauty of spring. There are some “points of interest” for you the voter I’d like to make you aware of or provide a little reminder about. First and most important, your vote matters, it is

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  • A Groundhog, Some Seals, A Patriot’s Balls and Mayor Gabe’s Appeal0

    Each day that passes brings us one day closer to spring. I don’t want to wish days away, but warm weather and baseball sounds pretty good to me about right now. There’s plenty going on around our great State and Nation to keep things interesting on a cold winter’s night. Where do I start? Let’s

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  • A Different January0

    There is so much to talk about in the early weeks of 2016. Usually January is a slow, get your feet under you, put the holidays in the rearview mirror month. Not this year! Locally, Williamsport hired a new Police Chief; Pennsylvania State Police Captain David J. Young. Captain Young will take over the reins

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  • Gratitude and Gridiron0

    Happy Thanksgiving. Take the time to say thanks and enjoy all your blessings and the simplest of things that may be taken for granted. Remember in your prayers those who may be going through a tough time presently. Maybe they recently lost a loved one or still have that empty chair at the table no

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  • Thanks, Praise and Reality0

    A heartfelt thank you and Webb Weekly salute to all the Veterans that have honored America with their service. You have exemplified one of the greatest qualities a person can have, selflessness. You have defended our freedom, protected our homeland and provided a helping hand at home and around the world when called upon. Whether

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  • A Matter of National Security0

    President Barack Hussein Obama. Before he even began his candidacy, allegations arose over his qualifications to become president. Smoke swirled over his citizenship, religion and where he attended school. Shocking too many was his reluctance to produce a birth certificate, school records and address the naysayers. If he would’ve been a Republican candidate the media

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  • What is fact and the truth is under attack in our great nation.0

    What is fact and the truth is under attack in our great nation. The instant media coverage, everyone having a cell phone to stream video and opinion, and the assumption that what we are being told by the media and government is investigated fact and in reality is just opinion. This adds up to the

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  • Coach ‘em Up0

    It was only a couple of years ago when the level of play of local high school football teams was at a sub-par level. Remembering back I don’t believe any local team finished with a winning record. Wow, has that changed. J.C. Keefer head coach at Montoursville has energized the Warriors. They remind me of

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