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  • Cutters Announce 2019 Promotions: Local Legends Bobblehead Series Highlight Schedule0

    The Williamsport Crosscutters have released their full promotional schedule in advance of the 2019 season, presented by UPMC, which opens on June 14. Fireworks return in a big way with a record total of nine shows during the 2019 campaign. Friday Night Fireworks will light up the sky on June 14 & 21, July 5, 12, 19

  • Long Time Umpire Barry Rake Honored By Loyalsock Little League0

    For more than 50 years, Barry Rake has been stepping on baseball fields as a coach and later as a long time umpire. Much of that umpiring time occurred at Loyalsock Little League. Because of that long term commitment to Loyalsock, Rake was recently honored by the league by a special award and having the

  • County Hall Corner: Nine Times Nine0

    On the last day of April, the Lycoming County Republican Party in cooperation with Radio WEJS in Williamsport conducted a forum for the nine Republican candidates running for the two County Commissioner seats on the May 21st primary ballot. A full house crowded into Clarke Chapel on the campus of Lycoming College as each of

  • Cutters Unveil Local Legends Bobble Series0

    Every Wednesday in April, the Williamsport Crosscutters are revealing a piece of their 2019 promotional calendar in advance of the release of the full slate of events and promotions that is scheduled for May 1st. This week, the Cutters announce the bobblehead giveaways scheduled for the upcoming season, all of which have a local tie

  • Gazette and Bulletin: May 4, 1914 – Williamsport Women Observe Suffrage Day With Meeting0

    Suffrage Day was observed in this city when about 50 men and women interested in suffrage assembled in the council chambers in the City Hall Saturday afternoon from 5 till 6 o’clock p.m. It was not a regular mass meeting and no notices had been sent out because the committee realized that it would be

  • What Do I Need?0

    I was at my “branch office” (Dunkin Donuts) the other day, and someone mentioned that they had gotten the new fishing catalog from Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. Now all of us who have been smitten with the condition known as “fishing” enjoy browsing through a fishing catalog with all of the newest gear —

  • Wheeland Honors Coach Insinger

    Wheeland Honors Coach Insinger0

    Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) presented a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Coach Insinger in recognition of his 1000th win as head basketball coach for the Loyalsock Township High School. His family is also pictured in the photo with Coach Insinger: His wife Carol, his daughter Laurie Emery, his son in law Ron Emery,

  • PPL Electric Utilities and Lycoming College Partner in Environmental Initiative

    PPL Electric Utilities and Lycoming College Partner in Environmental Initiative0

    A team of linemen from the Susquehanna Service Center in Montoursville volunteered their time to erect an osprey platform along the Loyalsock Creek in Lycoming County. This is the seventh platform in PPL service territory and the first one in the Central Susquehanna region. Lycoming College owns the land and approached PPL asking if PPL

  • Alize – Paying Hoop Dreams Forward

    Alize – Paying Hoop Dreams Forward0

    Several years back, I was helping coach a very talented Loyalsock 8th grade basketball team. Datres, Little, Sosa, Baggett, Pastore and my son Jimmy were the mainstays on the roster. I had the pleasure of working with these boys since the time they were in third grade, and they looked forward to playing the best

  • Family Tradition0

    Since I can remember, hunting and the cabin have always been a big part of my family. I think back to when I was little; my dad would go to my grandfather’s cabin, “Bear Creek” to hunt deer and turkeys. I can still recall climbing up on top of the radiator in the front room

  • The Magical Month of March

    The Magical Month of March0

    What a great time to get out and about and enjoy all the happenings early Spring has to offer. There is definitely something for everyone that calls the West Branch Valley home. It is so nice to hear the singing of the robins in the morning and enjoy the sunshine upon returning home in the

  • Spring Sports on the Horizon0

    Recently, a cartoon appeared on Facebook. It depicted a shivering groundhog holding up a sign stating, “I lied.” Imagine the nation’s ‘most followed weather prognosticator’ admitting he falsely misled us — and this admission coming on the heels of George Washington’s birthday — the man who couldn’t tell a lie! That false prophecy was on

  • Jacoby in Winter0

    North Central Pennsylvania is home to many treasures. Yes. We live in an area with such incredible beauty. I do my best to take full advantage as I try to “commune with nature” quite often. I prefer to fish, but hiking has always been a passion. One of my favorite treks is a little known

  • That Group

    That Group2

    There has never been a time when so many instant communication options are available for public use. Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are commonplace. Most everyone shares their personal stories on Facebook and uses the medium to troll for friends, often boasting about how many ‘friends’ they’ve connected with. But in reality, are those ‘friends’ really

  • “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

  • This Week’s LION: Commissioner & Candidate Jack McKernan

    This Week’s LION: Commissioner & Candidate Jack McKernan0

    Commissioner Jack McKernan has officially announced that he is seeking a second term of service on the Board of Lycoming County Commissioners. In his announcement, he emphasized his commitment to improving the financial stability of the county, addressing long-standing problems such as the river levee, the White Deer Golf Course, and regional solutions for EMS,

  • Mike Is Who He Is – All the Way to Cooperstown1

    Tip of my Loyalsock Lancer cap to cross-creek rival Mike Mussina. His election into the Baseball Hall of Fame is a celebration of a good man doing great things the right way, and being rewarded with baseball immortality. Mike’s priorities have always been in the right order, although sometimes, big city people and sportswriters didn’t


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