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Penn College archers headed to nationals

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Upper Pine Creek Trout Tournament scheduled for coming weekend

WELLSBORO — Up to $14,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded during the 28th annual Upper Pine Creek Trout Tournament, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon Snowmobile Club. The tournament will take place Saturday and next Sunday along a 13-mile stretch of Pine Creek between the Mill ...

DOGGONE SHAME: Canine owners disappointed with potential loss of park

LEWISBURG — Many who enjoy using the 78-acre Turtle Creek Dog Park to let their dogs roam off leash on nature trails may have to find somewhere else to go as the property is scheduled to be sold. The property, owned by Hallowing Run Youth Organization, is scheduled to finalize the sale ...

Nonprofit promotes conservation among teens

Pennsylvania high school students are being given an opportunity to help ensure and sustain wildlife, fisheries and natural resources in their own legacy for future generations by enrolling and completing the Wildlife Leadership Academy. “The primary goal of the Wildlife Leadership ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Mill Cove Environmental Area

MANSFIELD — The seventh annual Earth Day at the Mill Cove Environmental Area will offer plenty of free, hands-on activities and educational programs for people of all ages between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Mill Cove is north of Mansfield. Activities are free and open to the public, and ...

Ornamental grasses can add privacy

I made a terrible mistake. I removed all the railings from the front porch of our 100-year old Victorian farmhouse. Pinterest promised me an open feel. Instead, like a bad pixie cut, my porch looks bald and dowdy. The long-term — and expensive — solution is to replace the ...

Birding is multi-generational

In this era of smartphones, social media and streaming entertainment, many folks worry about how to have quality time with the youngsters in their lives. Here at Lycoming Audubon, we may have an idea. Many members of our chapter can remember a parent or other significant adult who ...

Real estate transactions filed

The following deeds have been registered in the Lycoming County Courthouse: Fairfield Township • Roger D. and Denise L. Jarett to Heritage Springs Memory Care, Montoursville, $550,000, Hillers Road. Muncy • Jill C. Hoffman to Karen M. Jacobs and Sarai D. Spring, $212,000, to 2413 ...

PennDOT schedules road work

Road work is scheduled by the state Department of Transportation in the following counties this week: LYCOMING • Bridge flushing along Interstate 180 in Muncy Creek and Muncy townships. • Bridge replacement and closing along Liuzza Road in Moreland Township. • Ditch and shoulder ...

DEP issues new CAFO general permit

The state Department of Environmental Protection has released a new general permit, PAG-12, for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit coverage to persons operating concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Pennsylvania. The previous permit was set to expire March ...

Well-Armed Woman Shooting chapter plans 1st meeting

MANSFIELD — The first meeting of The Well-Armed Woman Shooting Chapter, of Tioga County, will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Mill Cove Shooting Range in the Mill Cove Environmental Area at 3036 Mill Creek Road. Marilyn Jones and Patricia Butts, both of Covington, are co-leaders of the Tioga ...

Penn College archers set to host big event

Pennsylvania College of Technology archers are getting set to host their only home event of the year — the East Region Outdoor Collegiate Championships on Saturday and next Sunday — and coach Chad Karstetter has high hopes for his team. “Overall, the team looks very strong and I believe ...

Bird, flower walks offered

The Lycoming Audubon Society will hold two public events next weekend. First, at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, weather permitting, a bird walk will be held in the South Williamsport Community Park. Loaner binoculars are available, and the trip leaders are Maddi Dunlap and Jean Dalton. Attendees ...