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Tough job

Letters

I am referring to the job Donald Trump has as president. He will be criticized by some group or party no matter what he does. So far he has made some very prudent and profound decisions. Top of the list now are North Korea and Iran, with a crackdown on North Korea unavoidable now. The vitrolic ...

Immoral law

Letters

Some laws in this country were made and kept, even though they are reprehensible and morally outrageous. An example of this was published recently that across the United States there is no general duty to render aid to someone in distress. You don’t have the duty to rescue someone if that ...

A moment to pause

Letters

Recently, I read a letter from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission on the dire need to raise the fishing license fees to support the growing needs of their department. The letter discussed the wonderful programs and enforcement efforts that the department is currently conducting and the ...

A lot in common

Letters

For many years I climbed to the top of a mountain for exercise and enjoyment, and began to realize wild deer and gullible Democrats had a lot in common. Deer are born with an inborn instinct to roam freely within their browsing habitat and protect their lives from human threats. Democrats are ...

She’s ready to make her ‘pitch’ at MLB Little League Classic

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She’s warmed up and ready to hit the first pitch. Fourteen-year-old Sloan Wood of Old Lycoming Township will perform the national anthem at the MLB Little League Classic tomorrow evening at Bowman Field, when the home team Pittsburgh Pirates meet the St. Louis Cardinals in a regular season ...

Opera house acquisition voted down

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MUNCY — Muncy Borough Council voted down the acquisition of the Mozley Opera House in a 3-2 vote Thursday night. Voting for the measure were Ed Feigles and Linda Stein. Voting against it were Karen Richards, Elaine McAleer and Richard Baker. But, the saga of the opera house serving as a ...

Police following leads in apartment complex shooting

Police, Fire & Court

No victims have come forward in a shooting of two apartment buildings at Timberland Apartments at 700 W. Edwin St. shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday. City Police Capt. Don Mays said several detectives are tracking leads and following up with interviews. Buildings 5 and 6 were hit by bullets, ...

White House adviser steps down from role

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump’s original senior ...

KATELYN HIBBARD/Sun-GazetteHigh Steel Structures in Williamsport gathered Friday to celebrate the completion of its part in fabricating the New NY Bridge, which replaces the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge north of New York City. The Williamsport plant fabricated more than 50,000 tons of structural steel for the approach spans of the former Tappan Zee Bridge. High Steel employees gather around a miniature steel girder painted in the likeness of the new bridge, which will span the Hudson River in New York City. The workers, who helped fabricate 50,000 tons of steel for the three-mile-long bridge, signed the miniature girder and will display the piece at High Steel‡s Williamsport plant.

Local steel company plays part in big bridge project

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Industry officials and political figures gathered at High Steel Structures Friday morning to celebrate the Williamsport company’s significant part in the construction of a major bridge project near New York City. The final girder for the new Hudson River span to replace the Gov. Mario M. ...

Shamokin motorist charged in overdose

Police, Fire & Court

A 41-year-old Shamokin man who overdosed in his vehicle in front of a store on East Third Street has been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, state police said. Brian T. Moroskie had his vehicle engine running when emergency medical technicians arrived at 6:08 p.m. June ...

Woman-owned law office on list of top 50

Business

The elder care and special needs law firm of Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak was recently selected as one of the “Fifty to Follow” Women-Owned Businesses by Pennsylvania Women in Business, a publication of Pennsylvania Business Central, according to a news release. Julieanne E. ...

Northway Road store burglarized

Police, Fire & Court

The Quick Mart at 1810 Northway Road in Loyalsock Township was burglarized about 2 a.m. Aug. 10, state police said. The burglar entered the door by damaging the front glass door with a rock, police said. Once inside, the burglar took multiple items and ran from the store.

Countywide police activities

Police, Fire & Court

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 1:55 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of Montgomery Street, Montgomery Borough. 8:43 a.m., harassment, 1100 block of Hancock Street, Williamsport. 9:15 ...

Fire and fury

Letters

In response to a question about the many threats that North Korea is making against the United States, President Trump said, "They will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before." Liberals in the main stream press have been left aghast at ...

Police: Shots fired into apartment building

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City police are investigating an apartment shooting that occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Nobody was reported injured at the apartment complex at Timberland Apartments in the 700 block of West Edwin Street. Patrol officers searched the grass using flashlights outside of the ...

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Members of the 1947 Jersey Shore Little League team wave to the crowd after their introduction before the Conncticut vs New Jersey game at Lamade Stadium Thursday. The team played in the Little League World Series in 1947.

Jersey Shore players from 1st series honored at opening ceremonies

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The first game ceremonies at Howard J. Lamade Stadium on Thursday honored six Little League veterans who participated in the then-named, first annual National Little League Tournament. The Jersey Shore All-Star alumni, who played in the 1947 National Little League Tournament, were honored ...