Road work is scheduled by the state Department of Transportation in the following counties this week.
• Crack sealing along routes 2023 in Loyalsock and Hepburn townships, 3017 in Old Lycoming Township, 1009 in Jackson Township and 1008 in Cascade Township.
• Shoulder work ...
State Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding has announced that more than $860,000 in grant funding is available to researchers interested in finding solutions to some of the most pressing and persistent problems confronting the commonwealth’s farms and farmers.
The state Department of Transportation’s driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed through Monday for the Christmas holiday.
Customers may obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services, including all forms, publications ...
Some lucky children throughout the county will find new bikes under the tree on Monday in part through the generosity of the employees at the state Department of Transportation’s District 3 office in Montoursville, who have worked throughout the year raising money to give back to the ...
Early winter is one of the best times to give automobiles a good health checkup to be sure they will run reliably and safely over the next several months. Preventative maintenance helps drivers avoid breaking down when the weather is at its most severe and minimizes the likelihood of an ...
It’s pitch black inside and out when the alarm softly chimes Saturday morning. I quietly slip out to the den, into my long-johns and other warm clothes and gather up Dusky dog for his earlier-than-normal walk around the neighborhood pond. It’s 17 degrees, starless, but thankfully not ...
The custom of using evergreens to help celebrate goes back almost 2,000 years. In pre-Christian days, it was believed evergreens contained magical powers because the trees remained green throughout the year.
Evergreens first were used in celebrating the winter solstice, which is the ...
DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET
Report for Dec. 18
Hay, per ton:
Alfalfa/Grass, $130 to $245
Grass, $55 to $175
Mixed, $60 to $150
Timothy Grass, $70 to $140
Round bales, $17.50 to $37.50 each
Straw, $90 to $125 per ton
Firewood, $50 to $90 per load
Oats, $3.20 per bushel
The following deeds have been registered in the Lycoming County Courthouse:
• Victor E. Wright and Kristine M. Rainey to Christopher A. and Gina Matrey, $189,000, 7 Terrace Lane.
• William J. and Mary Ellen Miele to Amo Real Estate LLC, $275,000, 36 W. Fourth St.
Tree and shrub seedlings from the state Game Commission’s Howard Nursery will not be offered for sale to the public in 2018 due to drastically low inventories.
Seedlings will continue to be supplied to participants in the Seedlings for Schools Program, as well as to landowners who open ...
The Lycoming Audubon Society will participate in the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 30.
The count is a good chance for beginners to learn from experienced birders. The data gathered from these annual counts across North America is important for research.
Counts will be held ...
LIBERTY — When Abby Heatley went into the woods this hunting season, she wasn’t going specifically for a trophy buck. She walked out on Dec. 2 with the monster of a lifetime — an 18-point Tioga County whitetail.
“I don’t expect to get anything like that ever again,” she ...
JERSEY SHORE — During a time when a lot of his peers were protesting the Vietnam War, burning draft cards or leaving the United States to avoid the draft, Howard Steppe demonstrated his patriotic duty by enlisting in the Army and fighting in the swamps and jungles of Central ...
DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET
Report for Dec. 11
Hay, per ton:
• Alfalfa, $120
• Grass, $45 to $280
• Mixed, $40 to $115
• Timothy Grass, $80
Round bales, $10 to $40 each
Straw, $100 per ton
Firewood, $40 to $100 per load
Oats, $4 per bushel
All animals sold per ...
BOLIVAR (AP) — Rus Davies and Greg Clark have never served in the military, but each has taken a turn piloting a 3,000-ton retired Navy landing vessel.
For the past two years, the friends, who own Fairfield Township farms, have spent several weeks living and working with other volunteers ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A cow that escaped twice from a nativity scene in Philadelphia is back in place.
The cow, nicknamed “Stormy,” wandered away from the nativity scene at Old First Reformed Church of Christ Thursday and ended up on Interstate 95.
Philadelphia police eventually boxed ...
Here in Pennsylvania, the opening of buck season on the first Monday after Thanksgiving Day has been a tradition for more than a century and many schools and some businesses are closed this day.
Since the hunters have many opportunities to hunt for the elusive whitetail before the regular ...
Special to the Sun-Gazette
WELLSBORO — The community’s Dickens of a Christmas is celebrating its 34th anniversary this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 and 3.
The festival annually rekindles the holiday spirit by turning back the clock to England’s Victorian era and author ...