Williamsport is known internationally as the birthplace of Little League Baseball. Neighboring South Williamsport is the headquarters of Little League Baseball and annually hosts the Little League World Series in late summer.
In the late 19th century Williamsport was known as "The Lumber Capital of the World" because of its thriving lumber industry. It also was the birthplace of the national newspaper Grit in 1882.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,946, and the median income for a family was $33,844.
Between January 2008 and November 2008, over 300 million dollars of economic development came into the city. In addition, violent crime has been significantly reduced through the use of foot patrols and community police stations.
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BEAUTY CARE - BLACK HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Virtuous Women Beauty Supply - Category: Black Beauty Supply - 230 W 3rd St
Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 321-0252
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
Bethune-Douglass Community Center - Category: Service/Community - 600 Campbell Street Williamsport, PA 17701-4807 (717) 322-5515
Social Services, Training and Education Employment Programs (STEP) - Category: Affiliates of NAACP - Lincoln Street P.O. Box 3568 Williamsport, PA 17701-5549 (717) 326-0587
DINING - CATERING
- Category: Barbecue Restaurant, Restaurant, Bar - 1324 W 3rd St, Williamsport, PA 17701-7801 (570) 321-9800
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