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Beth Miller, left, Linda Neupauer, center, and Cheryl Johnson, right, of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette classified department look over the Thanksgiving day sale flyers.
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Holiday edition stuffed with savings and flyers

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It’s the biggest Sun-Gazette edition of the year, chock-full of holiday sales, bargains and the year’s largest selection of savings for shoppers. Once again, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette’s Thanksgiving Day edition, with by far the largest selection of shopping deals around, literally ...

New business spotlight on Jersey Mike’s

Business

Jersey Mike’s is a submarine shop franchise business with several locations, including a recently opened site at the Basin Street Shopping Plaza, Williamsport. “It’s more than just a neighborhood sub shop,” operating partner Paul Schwarzer said. “We have a variety of hot and cold ...

Wolf looks like ‘two-term Tom’ as 2018 approaches

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HARRISBURG — He’s starting to look like two-term Tom. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf likely has wrapped up his biggest first-term fights with the Legislature’s huge Republican majorities and his record is largely set a year before voters decide whether to give him a second term. He now ...

People in business

Business

Hospital board selects chairman, vice chairman Evangelical Community Hospital has announced new board appointments and re-elections. John Meckley has been elected as chairman of the board of directors until 2019. R. Brooks Gronlund has been elected vice chairman of the board until 2019 and has ...

Events and seminars

Business

Workshop to help new businesses The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center, which assists aspiring and established small businesses Lycoming and Clinton counties, will host a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Nov. 21 at the center’s Lock Haven office, 301 W. Church St., Lock ...

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned Zimbabwe’s capital into a carnival ground on Saturday in a peaceful outpouring of disdain for President Robert Mugabe and calls for him to quit immediately. Still clinging to his ...

Grocery chain ranked as ‘great place to work’

Business

Wegmans is proud to announce, once again, it has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine, ranking No. 1 for the second straight year, according to a news release. The ranking considered survey responses from ...

Supermarkets donate to region’s food banks

Business

Weis Markets recently announced its stores raised more than $270,000 to support local food banks during the company’s 10th annual Fight Hunger campaign, a news release said. In addition to the local donations, Weis and its customers joined together to donate $250,000 to hurricane relief ...

Never forget

Letters

I'll never forget the day Bowe Bergdahl left his base. It started off as normal as a day could in Afghanistan. The normal operations of our base went into overdrive. Out of nowhere, leaders were scrambling to get accountability of their soldiers as information came in that a soldier from a ...

The real heroes

Letters

As I sat among 70 armed forces Veterans being honored for service to their country by 780 students and facility at Loyalsock Schick elementary, I realized I was a fraud. I was sitting with real heroes who had been in harms way; I served in peacetime. People who preferred to forget some of their ...

The Left’s mantra

Letters

A mantra from the Left since before the election is that Trump is not presidential, as if Obama ever was or Hillary would have been. To believe that to be true would depend entirely on how you define what being presidential means. Let’s compare. President Trump's campaign slogan was to Make ...

Numbers are down

Letters

We are talking about hunters in the woods and in some areas, fishermen. Yes, the numbers are shrinking. The grist here is shown in the licenses being sold and hunters frequenting lodges and outfitters out west, plus hunting clubs in the area: smaller than in the past. The nexus here is that ...

God’s decor

Letters

The leaf season is came to a close a few weeks later than it usually does. As I thought about the continuing beauty of the leaves, I was reminded of the complexity and beauty of the world God designed. Those who fail to acknowledge the Great Designer of the Universe do so by rejection of the ...

Issues

Letters

I'd like to thank the men and women who have and are serving for their service. Without you, I wouldn't be able to write this letter or do many things I am able to do. God Bless you all. Second, it is getting colder out and I probably won't be out and about as much as I'd like, but the ...

Casino future

Letters

Mayor Gabe Campana is trying to entice a mini-casino into Williamsport for added income, prevent property tax hikes, add gambling and construction jobs. The city would have to find a suitable lot with adequate parking, get building permits, erect a building which would take time and money ...

The real facts

Letters

A conservative Trump supporter recently submitted a letter about "The Real Facts" in regard to the terror attack in New York. He was with other friends when the attack was brought up in conversation. Apparently he did not trust his friends' version of what had transpired that day and waited to ...

Suzan Weaver, left, and Kathy Gingerich, right, look through the many festive decorations at the Holiday House hosted by the DuBoistown Garden Club at The Lycoming College Academic Center.

Victorian Christmas will be cold and wet

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The 19th annual Victorian Christmas is looking to be a great way to spend today by touring historic city homes, but according to weather reports, visitors may be wet and cold when they get there. Meteorologist Kraig Evanego, of the National Weather Service in State College, noted that the ...

New jet service expected at airport by end of month

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The Williamsport Regional Airport is expecting its new jet aircraft to arrive on Nov. 29. Embraer 145 regional jets with capacity for 50 passengers will replace all of the airport’s 34-seat Dash 8s for flights to Philadelphia. The jet is expected to touch down at 12:23 p.m. and depart again ...

Medicare ‘Part B’ premiums to rise next year for many

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WASHINGTON — Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their Social Security checks, the government announced late Friday afternoon. The news about “Part B” premiums was buried in the ...