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Honor rolls

Education

McCall Middle School Third marking period DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL Grade 5 — Connor Anthony, Marley Bigelow, Zenna Bowes, Sidney Boyle, Paige Boyle, Joel Breon III, Jordyn Buffington, Sydney Coburn, Brady Cohen, Addison Confer, Gabrielle Connor, Todd Crawford, Robert, Dietrich, Mira ...

Lycoming College graduates celebrate diversity in class

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A rainy day did not stop the celebration of the 2018 graduating class of Lycoming College as festivities moved into the Keiper Recreation Center on Saturday instead of the normal outdoor venue. “For the graduates, like you, I wish dearly that we could be out on the quad, our magnificent ...

Domestic office improves score for children

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One of the most successful at collecting child support in the state, the Lycoming County domestic relations office is seeing more cases settled outside of court since enacting new goals to help defendants make payments. When Stephanie Tribble took over as director of the office in July, she ...

Pedestrian killed in Tioga County

Police Fire and Court

MANSFIELD — A borough woman was hit by a vehicle and killed on Route 6 near Mansfield about noon Thursday, state police at Mansfield said. Bernice Gruzlewski, 90, of Mansfield, “walked in front” of a vehicle traveling east at the 13,000 block Route 6 about noon, police said. The ...

Board chairwoman: Nonprofit dissolves

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Project Bald Eagle, a nonprofit organization formed in 2014 to stem the tide of the heroin and opioid epidemic in Lycoming County, is an outgrowth of the Heroin Task Force that was led by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts. The organization focuses on facilitating a coalition of ...

Domestic office collected $12.3 million last year

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The county’s domestic relations office, tasked with enforcing financial and medical support for local families, collected more than $12.3 million in child support for more than 3,000 families last year. The county’s office is one of the top in the state in collections, according to Judge ...

Reflections in Nature: Eggs vs. live young

Outdoors

We are in the time of the year when wildlife are giving birth to their young. In nature, some mothers lay eggs, while others give birth to live young. Both methods have benefits. Laying eggs allows greater mobility for the female, which will not be encumbered by developing embryos inside ...

Jersey Shore fire consumes 2 homes, many homeless

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JERSEY SHORE — Several residents in two homes escaped harm but are homeless today following a two-alarm blaze that consumed both structures. Citizens Hose Co. Fire Chief Matthew Fausey said as the first engine arrived shortly after the dispatch at 10:30 p.m. Friday both structures were ...

‘Feather’ report: Cold with a chance of snowys

Outdoors

No, this is not a weather report; it’s a “feather” report from this past winter. Birdwatchers will recall the winter of 2013-14 when an unprecedented and historical southward irruption of snowy owls — big, white birds from the great white north — occurred into the United States ...

Where GOP governor hopefuls stand on issues

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HARRISBURG — Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination in Tuesday’s primary election to run for Pennsylvania governor — commercial litigation attorney Laura Ellsworth, former health care systems consultant Paul Mango and state Sen. Scott Wagner — and contest the re-election ...

Troy FFA hosts dairy judging at 2 Bradford County farms

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On April 6, the Troy FFA hosted A Bradford County Dairy Judging career development event. Other schools in attendance included Athens, Canton and Northeast Bradford. The groups visited two farms where they judged six classes and gave two sets of reasons. First, they visited Thomascrest ...

ATV trails to open next week

Outdoors

COUDERSPORT — Forty-three miles of designated ATV trails on the Susquehannock State Forest will open at noon May 25, according to District Forester Chris Nicholas. All-terrain vehicles must be registered and operators must carry proof of liability insurance. All riders must wear ...

Auction announces realized prices

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DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET Report for May 7 All animals sold per 100 pounds unless otherwise stated. The market information in this report is collected through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Quality Systems Assessment’s Livestock Auction Market Reporting program under the ...

Penn College archers headed to nationals

Outdoors

The Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team puts everything on the line May 17-20 when it competes in the Collegiate Outdoor Nationals at Easton Newberry Archery Center, Newberry, Florida. Official practice and opening ceremonies will be held on May 17. There will be a 72-arrow ...

Fishing derby planned this Saturday in Black Hole Creek

Outdoors

The Black Hole Creek Fishing Derby will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday for children up to the age of 15. Fishing will begin at the Bower Street bridge and South Main Street in Montgomery Borough. All anglers will be eligible for a prize drawing.

OUT & ABOUT

Outdoors

Master Gardeners announce events The Penn State Master Gardeners of Lycoming County will hold a variety of free, public programs this spring. While free, registration is required for some programs due to limited seating. To register, go online to http://extension.psu.edu/lycoming/events and ...

Cable guiderail project to begin on Route 220

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A $690,000 median cable guide rail project on Route 220 in Lycoming County will begin this week, acoording to the state Department of Transportation. Prime contractor Morgan Rail Inc., of Temple, will begin work on Route 220 at the Clinton County line near Jersey Shore and work to Route 287 ...

FLAG DONATION

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PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette The Muncy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3428 recently donated this new flag and flagstaff to the Nisbet Volunteer Fire Department, which will display it in its social hall, where the fire company holds its monthly meetings and have occasional social functions ...