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Summer Alive meals

Education

MONTGOMERY — With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about how children who receive free or reduced-priced lunch in school will eat healthy while school is out. Summer Alive provides free meals to children during the summer. You can come for a day of fun with your family ...

Summer programs for kids at Packwood House Museum

Education

LEWISBURG — Packwood House Museum’s 2019 Summer Programs for Kids will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, June 18 to Aug. 13, at the museum’s Tour Center, 15 N. Water St. Programs are free, but registration is required. To register, call 570-524-0323. June 18 Beginner’s ...

Construction company boosts scholarship commitment

Education

Allan Myers Inc., a heavy civil construction and construction materials company operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, will contribute an additional $50,000 annually to a scholarship it established previously at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Preference for the Allan Myers ...

On-campus bicycle repair station approved in record time

Education

Spurred by a local merchant and setting a blistering pace for fundraising, the Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology met its 2018-19 goal of purchasing a bicycle repair station for the Rose Street Apartments housing complex at the college. SGA’s Executive ...

Athletes to raise money in fight against cancer

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It’s become an ever-popular and growing event and one that is helping to make a difference in peoples’ lives. June 1 will mark the sixth annual Coaches/Seniors vs. Cancer Game. Twelve area high schools comprised of senior baseball players and coaches will go at it at Bowman Field, ...

1 passenger in critical condition

Police Fire and Court

Brad Heffner, 31, of 401 Princeton Ave. Extension, was treated at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries he suffered when his Kia Forte overturned and crashed into a tree at Fox Hollow Road and Gordy Lane in Old Lycoming Township about 1:20 a.m. Saturday, according ...

Developer outlines $39 million project

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As the Lycoming Mall continues to lose business, a developer in Loyalsock Township has an economic development concept he thinks might draw stores and people to live in downtown Williamsport. Named “Old Town Center,” businessman Daniel A. Klingerman, briefed City Council’s economic ...

Commissioners consider $1M voting machines

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After just over a year of research, planning and waiting on the state, the Lycoming County commissioners will consider approving the purchase of around 180 new voting machines for $1,007,896 from Clear Ballot Thursday morning pending the solicitor’s review. The purchase comes from a state ...

Board votes to table budget action

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JERSEY SHORE — Members of the Jersey Shore Area School District board voted unanimously at their meeting Monday night to table approving raising real estate taxes to 75 percent of the index, which had been recommended by Dr. Jill Wenrich, district superintendent. Wenrich had asked the board ...

Time to wake up

Letters

Homeland Security has predicted if a finished border wall stopped just 25% of drugs, human traffickers, MS13 members, radical Muslims, rapists and murderers, it would pay for itself in a year. When was the last time you heard a Democrat say they will adopt illegals? Obama built a 10-foot ...

Long comms agenda includes personnel changes

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The Lycoming County commissioners trudged their way through a long agenda Tuesday morning after two weeks without meetings due to last week’s primary and other conflicting events. The commissioners opted to take action on several of those items to help shorten their next meeting, including ...

Memorial Park pool to open Saturday, Sunday

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Splash Cove at Memorial Park didn’t open for Memorial Day weekend because of recent inclement weather. “Unfortunately, due to all the rain public works employees were unable to complete required maintenance items for the pool to open on time,” said Jess Novinger, director of ...

More than 100 to graduate next week at East Lycoming

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HUGHESVILLE — The East Lycoming School Board approved the list of 115 graduating seniors pending successful completion of all requirements. The ceremony is Tuesday evening at the stadium. Superintendent Michael Pawlik noted the weather is forecast to be mild and a high of 75 degrees. The ...

Memorial Day has blue skies, storms to come

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With high temperatures in the low 80s and sunny skies, Memorial Day was indeed a perfect day for parades, picnics and special outdoor ceremonies that remembered and commemorated those who died while serving in the military. The weekend ahead looks like it too will be ideal for outdoor ...

40 people officially become US citizens

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A long, sometimes nerve-wracking, process bore fruit Friday morning when 40 people representing 24 different countries were officially granted U.S. citizenship in a naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse. “We were first an example to the world of freedom, of liberty,” U.S. ...

Remedial reading

Letters

I’ve uncovered a serious literacy problem in America. I tuned into Fox news the other night and watched newscasters, Republican senators, POTUS and even the Attorney General proudly announce that the Mueller Report showed no collusion with Russia’s effort to influence the 2016 election and ...

Stephanie: The right person!

Letters

It was not by accident you were asked to say the opening prayer to the opening session of the Pennsylvania Assembly. You, Stephanie Borowicz were the right person to ask. They didn’t know you don’t say a prayer, you pray it to Jesus God the Father. You prayed for everyone in that assembly ...

Awards recognize students in the performing arts

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The house lights dimmed and hundreds of audience members grew quiet as the Community Theatre League’s 11th annual Ray of Light awards kicked off on Saturday afternoon. Students, wearing in elegant dresses and dapper suits, took to the Community Arts Center’s stage to perform this past ...