Friday, September 22, 2017

Advisory - Night Work on Route 15 in Lewisburg Next Week

Montoursville, PA – Next week a contractor will perform concrete repair work on Route 15 in Lewisburg. This work will be performed overnight on Monday, September 25, and Tuesday, September 26.

Work will be at the intersections of Route 192 and Route 45 between 8 PM and 6 AM.

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane with flaggers providing traffic control.

Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

Penn College Students Again Among ‘Best of the Best’ in HVAC

Penn College student Thomas E. Daros Jr., of North Salem, New York,
celebrates a third OESP scholarship award with his father, Bob,
owner of Heritage Fuel and Propane in Croton Falls, New York.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Pennsylvania College of Technology students have received two of the six $5,000 national scholarships awarded this year by the Oil and Energy Service Professionals and its co-sponsors.

Penn College winners are Thomas E. Daros Jr., of North Salem, New York – now a three-time recipient – and Garth J. Reish, of Millheim.

Daros is enrolled in heating, ventilation and air conditioning design technology and Reish is a building automation major. Both already hold associate degrees in HVAC technology, and Reish also has a certificate in plumbing.

They received their awards during OESP’s national convention in Hershey, which was also attended by Richard C. Taylor, associate professor of plumbing and heating.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Penn College Plastics Student Receives Additional Scholarships

 Logan A. Tate
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. ­– A Pennsylvania College of Technology plastics student has added to his impressive list of national scholarships.

The Society of Plastics Engineers recently announced that Logan A. Tate, of Williamsport, is the recipient of several scholarships for 2017. The plastics and polymer engineering technology major has been honored with the Blow Molding Division W. Muller Scholarship ($3,000), the Flexible Packaging Division Scholarship ($2,500), the Polymer Modifiers & Additives Division Scholarship ($2,000) and the Thermoplastic Elastomers SIG Scholarship ($1,000).

SPE is the leading technical society for the plastics industry, with more than 22,500 members from 84 countries. The organization promotes the scientific and engineering knowledge related to plastics. Administered by the SPE Foundation, the 2017 scholarship program consisted of 44 scholarships totaling over $109,000.

Earlier this year, Tate received the Thermoforming Division Memorial Scholarship ($2,500) from SPE and a $3,000 scholarship from the Plastics Pioneers Association. Plastics News also recognized Tate as one of the industry’s “Rising Stars.”

A senior Dean’s List student, Tate is serving consecutive terms as president of the college’s SPE Student Chapter. He is a research assistant for the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center at the college, where he assists with workforce development and training workshops. This summer, he worked as a plastics engineering intern in both the extrusion and injection molding departments at B. Braun Medical in Allentown. Throughout his time at the college, Tate has participated in several plastics-industry conferences and events.

Soccer - Lycoming Warriors top Bobcats, 2-0, for eighth straight win

FROSTBURG, Md. – With a goal late in the first half and early in the second, the fourth-ranked Lycoming College men’s soccer team picked up a 2-0 non-conference road win over Frostburg State on Wednesday evening, Sept. 20, at Bobcat Stadium.

The Warriors (8-0 overall) continue their best start in program history and are on their longest win streak since 2015.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Three New Members Join Little League® International Staff

(L-R) Christa DeAngelo, Robert Keeler, and Aaron Weber
Photos Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball
Aaron Weber, Robert Keeler, and Christa DeAngelo recently hired as newest members in Williamsport
 SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (September 20, 2017) – Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new employees to its staff as Aaron Weber, Robert Keeler, and Christa DeAngelo join the team in Williamsport, Pa.

Lycoming College to host Colin Finlay, world-renowned photographer

Colin Finlay, world-renowned photographer
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — One of the world’s foremost documentary photographers, Colin Finlay, will present “Our Environment, Our World,” a dynamic arrangement of photo essays that visually represent ten years of his work on the environment. The talk, part of the James and Emily Douthat Distinguished Lectureship Series, is slated for Oct. 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mary Lyndsay Welch Honors Hall on the Lycoming College campus, and is open to the public.