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Late Inning Lowell Rally Sinks Crossscutters

A WOLnews file photo by John Green
Williamsport, PA - The Williamsport Crosscutters dropped a high scoring game against the Lowell Spinners on Wednesday night at Susquehanna Bank Park. The Cutters took an early 3-0 lead in the game but would have to battle from behind a majority of the game. Lowell used a seven run fourth inning to take a commanding 7-3 lead. Williamsport still holds an impressive 17-5 record at home this season.

News Flash - Assistant Dean Appointed at Penn College

Williamsport, PA - Bradley M. Webb has been named an assistant dean at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Formerly the director of student affairs administration, Webb recently assumed duties as an assistant dean for the School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies.

“Brad is an outstanding addition to the school’s leadership team with his work ethic, creativity, energy and proven organizational skills,” said Paul L. Starkey, vice president for academic affairs/provost. “He has always demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the college and our students.”

"We are excited to add someone of Brad’s caliber to the leadership within our school"


Lycoming hosts Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies

Faculty members and students from six institutions at the Annual Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies (SRHCES) Summer Intern Meeting on the Lycoming College campus.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently hosted the Annual Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies (SRHCES) Summer Intern Meeting on Friday, July 17. Over 40 faculty and student interns from six academic institutions and other partners attended.
The annual meeting allows the student interns to see the connection between their project

Lycoming College art professor presents at conference in Beijing

Tran, along with other members of the Association of Chinese Artists in American Academia, at the 2015 Across the Divide – International Art Education Conference.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Howard Tran, M.F.A, professor of art at Lycoming College, traveled to Beijing, China, to present at the 2015 Across the Divide - International Art Education Conference held in June at Beijing Normal University. Tran was one of 12 speakers from the United States that presented at the conference.
In his words, “to give students a broad knowledge of a wider world as well as an in-depth study of an area of interest.

Crosscutters Offense Resilient in Victory over Lowell

A WOLnews file photo by John Green
Box Scores
Williamsport, PA - The Williamsport Crosscutters picked up a dramatic 6-5 win against the Lowell Spinners on Tuesday night at Susquehanna Bank Park. The Cutters continued their winning ways at home this season improving their record to 17-4. Williamsport has now won at least one game against three of the four teams in the Stedler Division this season.

Blooms Mortellite Selected To Play in Can-Am Challenge

Photo Courtesy of Bloomsburg Univ. Athletics
BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg University rising redshirt sophomore Christian Mortellite(Hammonton, N.J./Hammonton) has earned a spot on the 2015 Can-Am Challenge team and has spent July playing in the U.S. and Canada against international competition.

Electron microscope to enhance research at Lycoming College’s new science center

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Students and faculty at Lycoming College will enjoy new advanced research capabilities in a range of subjects with the addition of a scanning electron microscope to the Lynn Science Center, which will open this fall. The acquisition of the microscope was made possible by a $110,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust, of Worcester, Mass.

“We appreciate the ongoing generous support that the college has received from the Alden Trust,” said Kent C. Trachte, president of Lycoming College. “Equipment of this caliber is not available at most small colleges and will allow our faculty and students to cross new frontiers in research and laboratory instruction.”

PennDOT to Close Private Street for the Weekend

Montoursville, PA – PennDOT will close its state-owned, private street that adjoins its District 3-0 district office property in Montoursville this weekend.

The private street, which connects Broad Street and Jordan Avenue, will be closed from 4 PM Friday, July 31, until 7 AM Monday, August 3.

The unnamed street has to be closed once each year to maintain its private ownership status.