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Students of the Month

Education

Auman Macoy E. Auman, son of Amy Moore and Timothy Auman, was named Outstanding Senior at Warrior Run High School for the month of December. Auman is the president of the National Honor Society and is involved with Robotics Club, Technology Student Association and is on the special ...

Montoursville Academic Decathlon team places third at competition

Education

The Academic Decathlon of Central Pennsylvania held its second competition for the 2016-17 year. At the winter meet, held on Jan. 5 at South Williamsport Area High School, students competed in math, economics, science and social science. Montoursville Area High School’s team came in third ...

Lock Haven University to host MLK Day celebration

Education

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will welcome Key Arts Productions, a dynamic performance ensemble specializing in innovative live multimedia productions to perform at the University’s MLK Day celebration. The group will present, Young Leaders of The Civil Rights Movement: The Story of a ...

Lock Haven Faculty Member connects students with opportunities abroad

Education

LOCK HAVEN — During the week of June 6-10, 2016, Dr. Regan Garey from the Lock Haven University Steven Poorman College of Business, information systems and human services was an invited guest lecturer at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim (DHBW) in Heidenheim, ...

Area college dean’s list students

Education

Bloomsburg University WILLIAMSPORT    — Sydney Cheyenne Blosser, Leslie Marie Cooprider, Charla Logan Johnson, Julia Elizabeth Kepler, Rachel Lynn Lane, Brooke A. McConnell, Nicholas Means, Katlyn Renae Mitchell, Madeline Gabrielle Plummer. COAL TOWNSHIP — Russell Wayne Deimler, ...

Area college graduates

Education

Pennsylvania College of Technology WILLIAMSPORT — Fahad A. Alhajri, Bachelor’s degree in plastics and polymer engineering technology; Ali S. Alkhazal, Bachelor’s degree in electronics and computer engineering technology; Mohammed G. Alshehri, Bachelor’s degree in plastics and ...

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A city bus rounds the corner, coming off of Pine Street onto West Third Street. A proposal is under consideration to open this section of Pine to two-way traffic.

Council committee hears plan for 2-way traffic on Pine Street

Top News

A strategy referred to in local transportation circles as “Connect Williamsport” could lead to more two-way streets downtown. One of those streets, Pine between West Third and West Fourth, was reviewed this past week by City Council’s public works committee. Also up for consideration, ...

Police: City bar robbed

Police, Fire & Court

A man wearing a long blue or green coat walked into the Whiskey Room at 30 W. Third St. and robbed the business of an undisclosed amount of cash about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, city police confirmed. The bandit — described as white and in his mid 50s — fled in an undisclosed location, police ...

Board starts year with new chairman

Business

WELLSBORO — Tom Freeman will take over as chairman of the Tioga County Development Corp. board after David E. Cummings vacated the seat. Alan Quimby was elected first vice chairman, and Bill Roosa was elected second vice chairman. The office of treasurer is vacant. Cummings, who has been ...

Foundation grants $1 million to city, college for gateway

Top News

Lycoming College and the River Valley Transit Authority will share in a $1 million grant for revitalization of the east end of Williamsport’s downtown. City, college and business leaders have collaborated on transforming the area as part of the Old City and East Third Street Gateway ...

Open House for new hog farm Wednesday

Business

LIBERTY — An open house is planned at the new Hatfield hog farm, 500 Doan Road in Liberty Township, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Karl Kroeck, a retired farmer and Tioga County Development Corp. board member. More hog farms are being planned for Tioga County, he told ...

Hunter shot, injured near Morris Run

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Blossburg fire crews and an ambulance unit were dispatched when a hunter was shot shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday near Morris Run. Blossburg Fire Chief Shawn Carey confirmed that a hunter was accidently shot in the leg by another member of his hunting party late Saturday morning. Life Flight ...

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Butch Bradley displays hats for the branches of military service sold at By-4-Les, his Old Lycoming Township store.

Old Lycoming Township store owner does part to honor veterans

Business

Butch Bradley is selling military-related merchandise from his Old Lycoming Township shop as a way of honoring the nation’s veterans. By-4-Les, which opened last year, sells various gifts and other pieces, including those of vendors who sell items from his store. The idea to sell military ...

New business spotlight on Fat Cat Grille and Night Venue

Business

One of the newest restaurant/night spots in the area has opened in downtown Williamsport. “We’ve been talking about this for years,” said Anthony Salvatore, 31, who along with his twin brother, Vin, owns and operates The Fat Cat Grille and Night Venue. Located at the former site of ...

People in business

Business

Bank selects managers for new offices Rob Glunk, president and CEO of The Muncy Bank and Trust Co., recently announced that the company has named Brenda Shaffer assistant community manager of the Avis community office and Libby Hill as the assistant community manager of the Linden ...

Events and seminars

Business

Course examines pollution prevention Join IMC and PennTAP on Jan. 19 for a free webinar on Pollution Prevention with a Focus on Food Manufacturing. The seminar will review the common pollution prevention measures available within the food processing industry. The areas of focus will ...

Trump’s opportunity

Letters

Abraham Lincoln's quote, "We the people are the rightful masters of both congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution," was included in Edwin Vieira Jr.'s book, Three Rights. He wrote the people have Three Rights against a ...