Friday, January 19, 2018

New to Medicare information session scheduled at Brown Library


WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host a “New to Medicare information session with APPRISE” from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 29.

PPL Electric Utilities had best-ever grid reliability in 2017

On average, customers are having fewer power outages

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The PPL Electric Utilities power grid had its most reliable year ever in 2017 with customers continuing to see fewer outages.


PPL has been installing more smart grid technology, using data analytics to improve equipment maintenance and replacement, installing better protection against damage from lightning strikes, and more. In addition, comprehensive clearing along power lines continues to reduce tree-related outages, the number one cause of outages during storms.

Explore “The Human Abstract” at the Lycoming College Art Gallery

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — (Jan. 1, 2018) — Lycoming College invites the Williamsport and surrounding communities to the latest exhibition in its downtown Williamsport art gallery, “The Human Abstract,” presenting works by Berta Golahny (1925-2005). The exhibition opens on Feb. 2, 4-8 p.m., with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m., at the Lycoming College Art Gallery, 25 W. Fourth St. in Williamsport.

Golahny’s art spans the 1940s through the early twenty-first century, in themes from the gritty city, war, poetry, Psalms and creation. These explorations are summed up in her extensive series, “The Landscape of Humanity,” in prints and paintings from the 1950s through 2000. Widely exhibited in the United States and abroad during the artist’s lifetime, her work is in major museum collections.

Golahny studied at the Art Students League in New York City, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Art Institute of Chicago, and a Master of Fine Art from the University of Iowa. She received many awards, including a Skowhegan grant and the prestigious Tiffany Fellowship.

Obituary - Alfred B. Haswell III passed away January 15, 2018

Alfred B. Haswell III
November 16, 1941 - January 15, 2018

Lycoming College Warriors look to continue recent success against Hood

Junior Calvin Chandler and the Warriors host Hood on Saturday.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - With two come-from-behind wins in the rearview mirror, the 10th-ranked Lycoming College men’s basketball team will look to continue its success when it hosts Hood College at Lamade Gym on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Huskies Women's Indoor Track And Field To Compete At VMI This Weekend


LEXINGTON, Va. - The Bloomsburg University women's indoor track and field team will be participating in the two-day Keydet Invitational, hosted by Virginia Military Institute, this weekend. Events on day one of the meet will get underway on Friday, January 19, at 2:00 p.m. with day two starting on Saturday, January 20, at 10:00 a.m.

Huskies Men's Indoor Track And Field Heads To VMI This Weekend For Keydet Invitational


LEXINGTON, Va. - The Bloomsburg University men's indoor track and field team will be participating in the two-day Keydet Invitational, hosted by Virginia Military Institute, this weekend. Events on day one of the meet will get underway on Friday, January 19, at 2:00 p.m. with day two starting on Saturday, January 20, at 10:00 a.m.

Huskies Women's Swimming At Susquehanna Friday; Home Against East Stroudsburg Saturday


BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University women's swimming team will travel to Susquehanna University on Friday evening, January 19, to battle the River Hawks in a dual meet. Start time from the James W. Garrett Sports Complex Swimming Pool is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. Bloomsburg will then return home to host East Stroudsburg University at the Nelson Field House Pool beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20.

Huskies Men's Swimming Makes Short Trip To Susquehanna Friday Night


SELINSGROVE, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University men's swimming team will travel to Susquehanna University on Friday evening, January 19, to battle the River Hawks in a dual meet. Start time from the James W. Garrett Sports Complex Swimming Pool is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

Wesley S. Dodge, 101, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Wesley S. Dodge
September 13, 1916 ~ January 17, 2018

PPL Corporation Names Former Brown-Forman Executive to its Board of Directors

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced today that Phoebe A. Wood, an executive with three decades of international, financial and operational management experience, will join the company's board of directors.

Wood, currently the principal of investment firm CompaniesWood, has been elected to the PPL board, effective January 18, 2018.

"We are very pleased to welcome Phoebe to the PPL board," said William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer. "Her strong financial and strategic planning background makes her an exceptional addition to our board."

From 2001 through 2008, Wood served as Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, as well as executive vice president from 2001 to 2006 and as vice chairman from 2006 to 2008. A key leader and decision maker, she was responsible for controllership, treasury, tax, corporate development, investor relations, information technology, knowledge management and audit functions.

Lycoming College Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar series to feature poet

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The English Department of Lycoming College is sponsoring a reading by American poet Christopher Bakken as part of its Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing series this spring of 2018. The event takes place on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall of Lycoming College, located on the corner of Fourth and Basin streets, in Williamsport.

Christopher Bakken is the author of three books of poetry, “Eternity & Oranges,” “Goat Funeral” and “After Greece.” He is also the author of a culinary memoir, “Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table,” and the co-translator of “The Lions' Gate: Selected Poems of Titos Patrikios.” Bakken's poems, essays, translations and reviews have appeared widely in the United States and Europe, in places such as Best American Poetry 2016, The Paris Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review and The Wall Street Journal. He has been awarded the T. S. Eliot Prize in Poetry, the McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction from the Southwest Review, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, and he served as a Fulbright Scholar in American Studies at the University of Bucharest in 2008. Bakken is Frederick F. Seeley Professor and department chair of English at Allegheny College. In the summer, he serves as the director of Writing Workshops in Greece: Thessaloniki & Thasos.

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