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Marino is busy

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If you don't follow Rep. Tom Marino on social media, you should start. I follow him closely to see what he's doing, where he has been, and who he is meeting with. It's clear he's a very busy man! Just in the last few weeks he's met with numerous business owners, attended events with various ...

Local woman opens home to Hawaiian Leaguers’ families

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Living out of a hotel can be difficult for the families of the Little Leaguers at the World Series, which is why an area woman has offered her home to some of the parents of the regional champions for 13 years. Honolulu Little League was finishing up the regional championships in California ...

16 sentenced in county court

Police Fire and Court

Sixteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. One was sentenced to state prison. He is: • Tyree T. Moy, 33, Lycoming County Prison, 36 to 120 months for possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication ...

Area schools deal with mold infestation, heavy rain

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With unusually heavy rains throughout the area over the summer, some local school districts are dealing with water-related issues before school starts. Jersey Shore Area School District found mold in its district on Wednesday. “We found some spots of mold over at Salladasburg Elementary ...

4 people charged in Lycoming County

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Four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Terrie Fiest, 55, a resident of the Candlewood Suits and Inn, 1836 E. Third St.; state police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly ...

Countywide police activities

Police Fire and Court

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 8:58 a.m., intoxicated person, 700 block of High Street, Williamsport. 10:17 a.m., harassment, 1700 block of Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. 12:01 ...

State prisons make changes after staff mysteriously sickened

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s state prison system is tightening security and revamping procedures after 18 staff members were treated at hospitals for exposure to a yet-unidentified substance at three prisons earlier this month. Corrections Department spokeswoman Amy Worden said Wednesday ...

Airport authority opens bids for runway lights

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The Airport Authority met briefly Thursday to open bids for new lighting on runway Xs to alert pilots that the runway is closed. Submitting bids were: • Airport Lighting Co., $40,400 • Best Line Equipment, $42,800 • Road Safe Traffic Barricade Systems Inc., $44,298 Funding for ...

Seeing through Trump

Letters

Well, our self-described genius was at it again recently, calling more than one person of color "low I.Q." Now you have to remember this is coming from the guy who said "Fredrick Douglas is doing really great things" He said that Betsy Devoss (another real gem) told him about Douglas and ...

The truth trap

Letters

How would a person avoid a perjury trap? Here's a hint – tell the truth! Donald Trump's lawyers are avoiding an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller because they fear a perjury trap. Lawyers for Donald Trump should be worried. Jay D. Myers Hughesville Submitted by Virtual ...

‘Working Class’ documentary series earns third Telly Award

Education

“Working Class: Game On! Why Math Matters,” by Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media, recently earned a 2018 Bronze Telly Award. Selected from over 12,000 national and international entries, the Telly Awards represents work from some of the most respected advertising ...

‘Baseball guy’ sees dream come true at Series

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After over 60 years of hoping to attend the Little League World Series, a man from North Carolina was able to watch a few games live during his visit to South Williamsport this week. Dave Slade said he played in Little League as a child in the 1950s but never made it to the Series. It was a ...

School on horizon, Leaguers learn ‘life lessons’ at games

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Most Little Leaguers at the World Series are not yet thinking about going back to school, but for some students there will be plenty of catching up to do. The Southeast Regional Champions of Peachtree City American Little League already are behind on their schooling as Georgia schools begin ...

Route 220 water tanker crash injures 1

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The injured driver of this demolished truck tractor managed to climb out of the rig on his own after his northbound water tanker crashed on Route 220 at the Pine Creek interchange in Clinton County about 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to Avis fire officials. The driver was taken by ambulance to a ...

District: 6 Williamsport school buildings contain mold

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Mold has been found in four primary, one intermediate and the high school in the city school district, officials said Wednesday. Affected buildings include: • Cochran Primary • Hepburn-Lycoming Primary • Jackson Primary • Stevens Primary • Curtin Intermediate • ...

Everett to host town hall meetings

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State Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, will launch a series of town hall meetings beginning next week. Area residents will have a chance to talk to the lawmaker at different sites about a variety of issues. In addition, Everett will offer an update on the state budget, school funding and ...

3 charged with DUI in Tioga County

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TIOGA —Three motorists were recently charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Rusty Cole Howard 20, 182 E. Second St., Canton; Blossburg Police; Aug. 11. Howard ...

5 sentenced in county court

Police Fire and Court

WELLSBORO — Five individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Courts. They are as follows: Sentenced to County Prison: • Blake L. Clark, 32, of Liberty, 45 days and a $1,500 fine for a second driving under the influence arrest. • Hope L. Rottmund, 44, of Manheim, 90 days to ...