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Emeritus status to two retired faculty

Education

Two recently retired faculty members at Pennsylvania College of Technology have been granted “faculty emeritus” status by the institution. The emeritus recommendations for Sandra Lakey, associate professor of speech communication-composition, and Thomas Mulfinger, associate professor of ...

LHU’s new certificate programs, credit for police academy training

Education

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Council of Trustees approved two new sub-baccalaureate certificate programs in social media marketing and curriculum and assessment for early care and education. The university also announced plans to provide students in the criminal justice program with ...

Line of credit vote on council’s agenda

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A $2 million line of credit requested by the city administration is among the items on city council’s agenda tonight. The request is for a two-year line of credit with a local bank to provide cash for the city projects while it waits for reimbursements from grants for these projects, said ...

5 Penn College academic majors reaccredited

Education

The ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission has reaccredited Pennsylvania College of Technology’s associate degrees in civil engineering technology, plastics and polymer technology and surveying technology, as well as baccalaureate degrees in civil engineering technology and ...

Secretary tours flood-prone part of Williamsport

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Kelli Travis, of Elmira Street, felt a morale boost when Patrick McDonnell, secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, visited Grafius Run to discuss flood mitigation potential. Travis listened, was glad to see him and was heartened by how the state officials had an eye ...

Residents share flooding concerns with DEP secretary

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More than 60 residents welcomed a visit by the state Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday, as he looked for solutions and funding for Grafius Run flood mitigation. “We have got to take the energy and the volume out,” said Patrick McDonnell, to a large gathering ...

DUI checkpoint leads to arrests

Police Fire and Court

Area law enforcement officers trying to stop drivers who were intoxicated this weekend checked 575 vehicles that passed through check points, officials said. Over the past weekend, the Lycoming County DUI Enforcement Team conducted a DUI Checkpoint in the area, said Old Lycoming Township ...

Finance package given positive recommendation

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Mayor Gabriel J. Campana’s administration wants to take out a $2 million line of credit with Citizens and Northern Bank and City Council’s finance committee gave the proposal a positive recommendation Tuesday, but with changes. “We’re only going to be borrowing the $2 million in the ...

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by truck

Police Fire and Court

A 22-year-old woman was hospitalized with serious head and lower body injuries she suffered when she was struck by a large service truck in front of her home in the 2300 block of Lycoming Creek Road just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Old Lycoming Township Police Chief Joseph Hope. Kylie ...

Man accused of abusing a corpse sentenced on drug charges

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An area man accused leaving a body in a hotel room, in Nov. 2018, and recently convicted of drug dealing charges, was sentenced Tuesday for prior drug possession charges. As police allege in early-November 2018, John R. Cobb Jr., 59, neglected to notify emergency responders that the woman he ...

Not so bad

Letters

Here is just a snapshot of what presidential candidate Hillary Clinton showed us in the last quarter century. Having been first lady and then secretary of state, in that period she should have unequivocally showed eminence and progress to the American people, not a record of crimes, corruption ...

Testimony ties together two city shootings that were hours apart

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The two city shootings that took place 12 hours apart on Sept. 20 — one at Wildwood and High Street and the other in the area of West Elmira and Fourth streets — appear to be related based on testimony presented Tuesday at Kavaughn Williams’ preliminary hearing. The testimony came from ...

Police regionalization talks stall borough actions

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MONTGOMERY — As a public meeting to discuss police regionalization approaches, Montgomery Borough council made several changes to their force and held funding on others. Muncy Borough, Muncy Creek and Clinton and Brady township officials are expected to attend the meeting, scheduled for ...

East Lycoming school board down members from two regions

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HUGHESVILLE — The East Lycoming Township School board voted to accept the resignation of board member Kristy Creasy at their meeting Tuesday night. Creasy’s resignation leaves the board down two members, one each in the first and second regions. The board will now advertise for ...

Commissioners consider HVAC system for Third Street Plaza

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Lycoming County commissioners discussed engineering design and related work for a heating/cooling system at the Third Street Plaza building at their Tuesday meeting. Several firms submitted costs which appear to be a bit high for the project, according to county officials. It was noted that ...

Manufacturing day gives kids options

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PICTURE ROCKS — As part of an initiative to keep youth working in our area, about 150 students from local schools toured Lewis Lumber Products in Picture Rocks Friday for this year’s manufacturing day. “We, as a company, need you,” said Keith Atherholt, president of the lumber ...