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Township youth are eager to help others in need

February 19, 2012 Last fall, Lycoming County United Way held the annual campaign kickoff at Loyalsock Township High School. more »»


February 5, 2012 Central Pennsylvania has seen a lot of changes the last few years due to the development of Marcellus Shale. more »»

Retired teacher shares her knowledge of Civil War fashion

February 5, 2012 MANSFIELD — Carol Wooley looked as though she had stepped out of the pages of “Gone With the Wind,” as she stood in front of about 50 people crowded into the tiny basement of the Mansfield Free... more »»

YMCA helping seniors keep active

December 18, 2011 About 10 years ago, Jean Deitrick joined the Williamsport YMCA and began participating in the wellness program. more »»

Hope Enterprises and the Lycoming United Way help city man to give back

December 14, 2011 Forty-seven year old Bobby Woodruff, of Williamsport, spends every Monday through Friday serving his community in a variety of ways. more »»

How The Learning Center changes lives

December 4, 2011 Amanda Fitzwater came to The Learning Center at the James V. more »»

United Way and YWCA partner to give women ‘Wise Options’

November 27, 2011 “When am I going to find my happy ending?” this question is often repeated behind the safe, closed doors of the YWCA’s Wise Option program. more »»

United Way is partner in ‘Healthy Smiles’

November 14, 2011 Earlier this year, Lycoming County United Way was awarded a health and wellness grant from The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania to provide dental education to... more »»

How United Way uses campaign donations

November 6, 2011 Everyone knows the United Way does good things for the community, but what exactly does it do? “That is a question I have been asked a few times during my time as the president of the board of... more »»

Valley Prevention Services educates county’s youth

October 30, 2011 Drug use prevention and education has been identified by surveys conducted by Lycoming College for Lycoming County United Way as a top priority in our communities. more »»

Fatima puts a face on United Way partner CASA

October 23, 2011 When 11-year-old Fatima’s parents were unable to take care of her, she was placed in a resource home (formerly known as a foster home). more »»

Popular United Way ‘basket bingo’ fundraiser back

October 16, 2011 What began as an offer by a board member to help raise needed funds has turned into an annual event anticipated by attendees and welcomed by the Lycoming County United Way in its mission to mobilize... more »»

North Central Sight Services focused on vision

October 9, 2011 Through its annual funds distribution as determined by community volunteers, this year Lycoming County United Way is providing funding for two programs at North Central Sight Services — $16,000 for... more »»

Local United Way has a new, less expensive home

September 30, 2011 The Lycoming County United Way has found a new landlord that is allowing the agency to pay 47 percent less for office space in a location more central to the agencies it serves. “The new space at 1 W. more »»

Community leaders guide United Way’s annual county campaign

September 25, 2011 At first glance, the occupations of Virgil Probasco and Bill Martin seem dissimilar. Probasco, executive vice president for Wireope Works Inc. more »»

Girls on the Run makes difference in life of 12 year old

March 20, 2011 Girls on the Run will make a “big difference in your life.” That is what Dareesha Brooks-Alston, 12, would tell other girls about the program. more »»

Getting real: Valley Prevention Services teaches young people not to use drugs

December 19, 2010 According to a 2009 survey of more than 2,000 sixth-, eighth-, 10th- and 12th-grade students from Lycoming County, 13 percent of 10th graders and 22 percent of 12th graders use cigarettes on a... more »»

In the military

December 19, 2010 The Lock Haven University ROTC commissioning ceremony took place on Dec. 11 in Sloan Auditorium. The official party consisted of Lt. Col. Joseph Loren, professor of military science, and Dr. more »»

Livestock market reports

December 19, 2010 Dewart results for Dec 13: All animals sold per 100 lbs unless otherwise stated. Cattle, 139 Holstein steers Choice 2-3, 1,374-1,598 lbs, $80 to $85.50. Select 1-3, 1,144-1,402 lbs, $74.50 to $79. more »»

PennDOT announces holiday closings

December 19, 2010 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Christmas Day and... more »»



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