August 13, 2010
U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., will hold a town hall meeting Monday in Williamsport as part of a "Listening Tour. " It will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Byron Memorial Park. Bartlett's office said the meeting is open to all of his constituents. Bartlett is seeking a 10th two-year term in Congress. He has four opponents in the Sept. 14 GOP primary. Two Democrats, one Libertarian and one Constitution Party candidate also are running.
May 25, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office was investigating a residential break-in Tuesday morning on Duke Drive. Investigators said the front door at the home in the 16000 block of Duke Drive was kicked in at about 4 a.m. The owner was not at home, police said. It was undetermined whether anything was stolen, or how many people were involved, police said. Anyone with information about the incident can call the Sheriff's Office at 301-791-3020.
December 27, 2010
A New Year's Revolution will take place 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, Saturday, Jan. 8 and and 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Gateway Ministries, 11017 Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport. The event features youth speaker Josh Carter, and hip-hop bands Curvine and Shaddai Sons, dance band 3rd Day and Consumed. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 301-582-4595 or email@example.com .
July 24, 2010
David and Jeanette Monteith of Williamsport will welcome a new "daughter" for the 2010-11 school year. Maria Louise Mouridsen, a Youth For Understanding USA exchange student from Denmark, will live with the Monteiths for the school year. Maria will live as a member of the Monteith family, participating in social activities and events, vacations and daily household chores. In turn, she will share the culture and customs of Denmark with her host family, friends and classmates.
August 11, 2005
Rodney Kriner of Williamsport watches his stepdaughters as they ride the Rock O Plane Wednesday at the carnival at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport.
February 28, 2013
Williamsport will hold an election Monday for mayor, assistant mayor and two council seats. Mayor James G. McCleaf II, 42, will face Esther R. Robinson. McCleaf has been mayor since 2005 and was re-elected in 2009. Council member Joan Knode is running unopposed for assistant mayor. The current assistant mayor, Anthony “Tony” Drury, is not seeking re-election. Council member Timothy W. Fraker is also not seeking re-election. Running for the two open council seats are Scott L. Bragunier, David William Kirby, Todd R. Kirby and Jeffrey Alan Redding.
June 18, 2011
The Williamsport Wildcats baseball team came from out of nowhere in 2011. But that should have not been a major surprise, considering the new man on the block calling the shots. With a Williamsport baseball background, David Warrenfeltz took over the program and immediately put the Wildcats back on the map, sharing an MVAL Antietam Conference championship and reaching the Maryland Class 1A state semifinals. For his efforts, Warrenfeltz is the 2011 Herald-Mail Washington County Coach of the Year.
March 9, 2011
Scott Mowbray knew his 2010-11 Williamsport boys basketball team could be something special as far back as last July’s summer league. “I knew if the pieces fit the puzzle, we had the making (of a good team),” said Mowbray. With the pieces firmly in place, Williamsport stormed to the Maryland Class 1A West region title Saturday afternoon and stands two steps away from its first Maryland state championship since 1948. The Wildcats take on Pocomoke in the 1A semifinals Friday at 5 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Comcast Center.
December 21, 2011
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 PREP INDOOR TRACK Williamsport finished second in the boys team standings at the Dwight Scott Western Maryland Relays on Wednesday at Hagerstown Community College. Linganore topped the 15-team field with 48 points, while Williamsport was the runner-up with 41 1/2 and Walkersville was third with 39. Williamsport won two of the nine events - the 1,600 sprint medley (3:48.07) and the 4x55 shuttle hurdles (30.59) - and took third in the 4x400 (3:40.69)
August 26, 2011
There's no doubt that John Bailey could have achieved a lot more with the Williamsport track and field program. But what he did achieve with the Wildcats was more than enough. Bailey, 47, recently resigned as Williamsport's coach after 25 years with the program. “I had an old coach who once said that if you ever started questioning whether it was time to step away, it probably was time,” he said. “I had some success, and now it's time for some other people to step in and see what they can do. “I bleed blue for Williamsport, and I wish them all the success.