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  • The 2nd Amendment is Not Negotiable0

    “What the hell is going on out there!” ~ Legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi. That is exactly how I feel in regard to the current state of our Nation. Coach Lombardi was even a better person than a football coach. He was an icon of his time and leader for equality. A believer

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Create a Memory for Father’s Day1

    You can go to your local outdoor store and come up with numerous gift ideas for Dad on His Day. You can go online and find hundreds of great gift ideas to make His Day a little brighter. And, you can browse through the many catalogs you or he receives in the mail to come

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  • Former Local Woman Who Works In Television and Film Industry Describes How COVID-19 Shutdown Is Affecting Her and Others0

    In March, Webb Weekly brought you the story of one former local woman, Trina Siopy, who works in the television and film industry and is currently the co-producer of the critically and popularly regarded cable series “Better Call Saul.” We thought it might be interesting to find out from Trina how the COVID-19 situation was

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  • The Roving Sportsman… It’s Crunch Time!0

    Whether you are seeking to fill your second spring gobbler tag, or you are still looking to connect with the first bird, there is still time to use some late season tactics to get the job done. You have until close of season on Saturday, May 30 to seal the deal and all-day hunting is

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  • The Roving Sportsman…0

    Using Time Wisely The corona virus pandemic, along with all of its resultant restrictions and behavioral guidelines, doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. As the Federal, State and local governmental agencies scramble to come up with a vaccine and control the current spread of the virus, we, as individuals, can do little

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Opening Day Tactics for 20200

    In just over a week, the one-day Pennsylvania Youth Spring Gobbler Hunt will take place – Saturday, April 25th to be exact. On the following Saturday, May 2, our statewide Spring Gobbler Season gets underway. These are the days many of us have been daydreaming about for weeks, so let’s take a look at a

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Patterning Your Shotgun0

    Recently, I wrote about the wisdom of taking the time to pattern your shotgun – now let’s look at a few factors in actually making sure your trusty old shotgun is really shooting as it should be. This is not difficult, it does not have to be time consuming and by patterning your gun you

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  • McGarvey and the Warriors0

    Props to Coach Mike McGarvey and the Lycoming College hoopsters. The Warriors just did the unthinkable by winning the 2020 Middle Atlantic Conference Championship. This was a total shocker as my boys literally came out of nowhere. McGarvey’s squad was picked to finish last in all of the preseason polls. Kudos to the other MAC

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  • Girls’ Night Out

    Girls’ Night Out0

    For a young group of middle school athletes, the opportunity to see a Division One team play is exciting in its own right. Add to that, sitting courtside and looking across the gym to see one of the most prolific scorers and, arguably one of the best ever from Pennsylvania and Penn State University women’s

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Pattern That Shotgun!0

    Imagine that your son or daughter has shown enough interest in hunting for deer this coming fall that they have completed the required hunter education program and have shown interest in going to the range with you to really learn how to safely handle a firearm. You take the time to spend several weekends doing

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Prepping for Spring Gobbler Season0

    In life there are procrastinators and there are those who like to stay well ahead of the game, so as to not get caught short at the last minute. Keeping in mind that the Youth Hunt for spring gobblers is on Saturday, April 25, 2020, and that the statewide spring gobbler season will begin on

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  • Laudenslager Leaves Leadership Legacy

    Laudenslager Leaves Leadership Legacy0

    Among the plethora of sayings uttered by sportscaster Dick Vitale is one about players who would make the ‘all airport team.’ The reference is about players who look good while walking thru airports but never contribute much on the court. Truth be known, South Williamsport point guard Ethan Laudenslager would never draw attention for an

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  • An Evening with Coach Kelly and the Lady Bison0

    Congratulations to Summer McNulty on scoring her 1,000th point for the Loyalsock Lady Lancers. Summer’s brother Chase and my son Hunter are good friends and graduated in the same class. They played a lot of baseball together, both for the school and travel teams. Summer was the little sister that had to tag along to

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  • The Roving Sportsman… There’s Still Time!0

    Just in case you have procrastinated a bit — not to worry — there is still time to make our traditional New Year’s Resolutions — you know — that list of things we know we should follow, but rarely seem to accomplish! As sportsmen, we have some special considerations that we should consider as we

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  • Changing Hunting Tactics

    Changing Hunting Tactics0

    I remember when I started deer hunting as a high school kid, there were basically two methods commonly used to bag your deer. One method often used with fair success was the deer drive; several hunters would “post” in a line — maybe on a side hill — and several more hunters would line up

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  • City Police Revive K9 Program0

    In the beginning of 2020, the City of Williamsport and surrounding region will see a new police K9 unit. A dog named Tacoma, named after the Toyota brand truck, is a male mix of Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd. Tacoma and his handler, Tyson Minier, will be the first of potentially three K9 units. The

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  • The Ukrainian Inquisition0

    Thank you to the wonderful staff at Dolly’s Diner for taking such great care of the 303 Veterans that came out for our All American Breakfast on Veterans Day. A Webb Weekly salute to these gentlemen and ladies for providing the freedom that allows all of us to enjoy life in America as we know

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Five Tips for Tasty Venison0

    In a little over one week, one of the largest “civilian armies” in all of the United States will go forth with one mission in mind — to enter the woods and fields of Pennsylvania in search of a whitetail deer that will produce some very tasty meals for family and friends. This year for

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  • France Awaits

    France Awaits0

    This is the second of a four-part story of my July Normandy experience re-tracing the path my father, Ralph N. Lowery, took as a member of the Pennsylvania 28th Division during World War II.

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  • “It Was Bear – 1, Hunter – 0”0

    If you hang around the neighborhood sporting goods store long enough, you are going to hear plenty of stories – some of them believable, and some not. More often the tales will tend to elevate the hunter as the winner in the description of hunter against quarry, but once in awhile someone relates a story

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  • Family on Three. Neumann on Six0

    I had every intention of running in the general election, but my family accused me of not taking my medications. I also couldn’t afford the costs that were associated with a campaign. Perhaps one day. I entertained the idea of a write-in, and maybe I could even speak at one of the forums or debates

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Today’s Gun Owners0

    At a time in our history when fake news and political correctness seem to dominate our daily lives, and at a time when there seems to be a lack of concern for accepting responsibility for our actions, being reliable or showing respect for our fellow man, perhaps we need to properly identify just who America’s

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  • The Roving Sportsman… On the Plains of Eastern Colorado0

    It was a last minute decision to head to Colorado to hunt for antelope, but my sporting clays shooting buddy, Erich Rauh, was “all-in” since he had wanted to hunt antelope for years. We laid out a travel plan that would get us to Pueblo, Colorado for the opening of the season, with a few

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Goats, ‘Yotes and Dogs0

    If you have ever daydreamed about doing some hunting out west, there are some inexpensive opportunities available that won’t break the bank like a 2-week fully guided pack horse trip for elk and mule deer might do. You can have a wonderful experience hunting the eastern plains of Colorado, for example, and some of the

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  • Getting Back to the Political Poppycock0

    Before I get started on my main topics of discussion, just a reminder to all our hunters out there. If you’re lucky enough to tag that big buck you’ve been watching all summer, make sure you enter our Uncle Ron’s Monster Buck Contest. Webb Weekly’s very own Ron Mingle will be back to oversee the contest even

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  • Kick Off Your Fall Hunting With Some Dove Hunting0

    It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down already; just check the leaves starting to pile up in your yard if you’re still not convinced. I’m not about to put my fishing gear away, but I’m adding hunting gear to my active pile of stuff. For me, hunting season tends to get underway with

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  • The Roving Sportsman… 2019 Shooting Expo0

    When was the last time that you were interested in purchasing a firearm where the dealer in the shop said it was “OK” to take it out for a test firing to make sure it is want you hoped it would be? Have any of the big box stores allowed you to check out a

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  • This Week’s LION: Williamsport Police Chief Damon Hagan0

    As was noted in this last week’s County Hall Corner, Williamsport Police Chief Damon Hagan conducted an important press conference to address the recent number of shootings in the city of Williamsport. Only in the position of chief of police since January of this year, Hagan inherited a department that was suffering from low morale

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  • The Roving Sportsman… The Sound of Silence0

    When Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded the song, “The Sound of Silence,” on June 15, 1965 and released it later that year on September 12, they could not really have known what the sound of silence was truly like. Fast forward to August of 2019, on a remote lake in far northern Quebec, called

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  • The World Needs More Zealots!0

    The world needs more zealots! Now, before you start sending me hate mail or demand that I be fired from writing any future articles hear me out. I am not remarking on religious zealots that twist religion to fit their own views of the way the world should be by bombing bus stations or shooting

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  • County Hall Corner: The Guns of August0

    A special press conference was held at the Williamsport City Hall on Tuesday, August 6th, to address the rash of recent shootings in the city. It was held by Mayor Campana, Williamsport Police Chief Damon Hagan and Captain Sherman Shadle of the Pennsylvania State Police. The attendees included all three Lycoming County Commissioners, the entire

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Summertime Reading0

    With summer well under way and with lots of outside activities to enjoy, little thought is generally given to reading. There are, however, those rainy days that keep us inside and there are times when whiling away the hours while sitting along a stream or a woodsy setting and reading a good book can be

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Legislation0

    As responsible sportsmen, we have a duty to be aware of past legislation that affects our sport and pay attention to those laws that are being proposed that could affect the future of our outdoor activities. Part of the pride that hunters, fishermen, and conservationists can feel is reflected in some of those acts or

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