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Chuck Stutzman: ‘I’ve been around the world’

Chuck Stutzman served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Navy, most of that time as a reservist, but also four years of active duty including in Vietnam. The Vietnam War put him up front with combat forces where he was wounded and earned a Purple Heart. In Southeast Asia, where U.S. forces were ...

Jury convicts man of second degree murder

A Lycoming County jury Friday convicted a Williamsport man of second degree murder for his part in a home invasion that left a mother and son dead. Joseph Sentore Coleman, 37, was also found guilty on charges including robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and criminal attempt to commit ...

Republican leadership undecided on nominee

The state’s vacancy in the 12th Congressional seat has set off a scramble of candidates interested in being nominated by their parties to the seat. While the Democrats have settled their process for filling that seat, Republicans have yet to decide how they will decide to nominate ...

Thompson to keynote at Lincoln Day Dinner event

U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson Jr. (R-Howard) is the keynote speaker at the 25th annual Lycoming County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Genetti Hotel, 200 W. 4th St. in Williamsport. The evening features the presentation of the Alvin C. Bush Award. The award ...

Testimony wraps up in trial for 2016 murder

Testimony wrapped up in Lycoming County Court Thursday in the homicide trial of a city resident accused of killing a man and his mother Oct. 31, 2016. Joseph Sentore Coleman, 37, is charged with homicide, conspiracy, robbery, attempted robbery, tampering with evidence, possession of an ...

Bowman Field plans may occur over several seasons, plans on tap at next meet

Mayor Gabriel J. Campana said the $600,000 scoreboard and upgrades at Bowman Field may have to wait for several more seasons. Campana made the announcement prior to Thursday night’s City Council meeting. Council decided to pull a resolution for a contract on the scoreboard, giving the ...

State: Slate Run estimate $1.5 million

Multiple landslides in September 2018 rendered a heavily used road, in Brown Township, impassable. A lack of construction activity in the area has begun to worry residents and business owners who were affected, prompting meetings with legislators. It will cost an estimated $1.5 million to ...

County seeks savings on software package

The Lycoming County commissioners approved invoices totaling $102,469 last month to renew the county’s financial software package licensing and maintenance through Superion, contingent upon the company’s response to requests to pay in installments or reduce the overall price. Superion ...

Bradford County resident, veteran seeks 12th seat

Stacy Garrity has announced her intention to seek the Republican nomination for the 12th Congressional seat. Garrity is vice president for two divisions of Northeast-based Global Tungsten and a board member of three industry trade groups. She is the first of two women to be named vice ...

Local airport to welcome more flights, new jetway soon more flights soon

The Williamsport Regional Airport is back up to two flights per day after a winter directive from American Airlines limited the airport to one flight daily due to congestion in Philadelphia throughout the holiday season. “That’s over with. As of today, we’re back at two,” Executive ...

Clarion County man seeks House seat

Robert Noerr has announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for the 12th Congressional seat in the May primary. Noerr, 34, is employed by InVision Human Services, a home health camre for people with disabilities, as a residential counselor. He is a graduate of Clarion ...

Shoppers snag gifts from downtown retailers

Love is in the air today. There are plenty of places to find a special gift for a special someone, or to enjoy an evening out tonight. Paper red hearts adorned the shirts on display in the window of The Clothier, 131 W. Fourth St., where owners Francis and Karen Ciccarelli were preparing ...

Delayed Muncy complex to move in tenants

The construction of the Muncy Greene Apartment project has been delayed, Muncy Township supervisors learned Wednesday. Due to severe winter weather the past 6 weeks, construction on the scheduled apartment complex is not going to plan, according to Joshua Billings, Subdivision and land ...

Scoreboard, upgrades on tap for Council

City Council is expected tonight to question the administration’s plan to match a $600,000 grant to purchase a scoreboard and upgrade offices at Bowman Field. Councilwoman Liz Miele, chair of the finance committee, questioned the finance director recently on what plans are in place to meet ...

School board reappoints softball coach — but not 2 assistants

In front of an audience of parents and students in attendance to show their support for the softball team’s coaching staff, the Loyalsock Township School District board Wednesday night could not get a motion to retain an assistant and a volunteer coach for the 2018-19 sports season. Prior ...

Water line replacement in Newberry coming

City Council’s public works committee discussed street repairs with the Williamsport Municipal Water Authority Tuesday. The project is at West Fourth and Arch street, according to Mike Miller, authority executive director. “It’s a broken pipe,” he said. The repair will require ...

Jersey Shore Area School Board contemplates future

JERSEY SHORE — Dr. Jill Wenrich, superintendent at the Jersey Shore Area School District, shared a plan detailing what the district will look like in 2019 and beyond at the district’s board meeting Monday night. Wenrich shared at the meeting how the district at present has two models of ...

City starts early to bring holiday parade back

Jessie Novinger, city recreation director, said is going to redouble its efforts to schedule a Christmas parade after residents’ disappointment in its cancellation in 2018. Novinger and the city recreation commission Monday started to develop a game plan on how a parade for the holiday can ...

Arrest warrant filed for alleged shooter

A Harrisburg man is charged with attempted homicide in connection with Saturday’s early morning shooting in the parking lot of the Mini Mart at Sixth Avenue and High Street, according to city police. An arrest warrant was filed hours later on Saturday for Ejuan Cosby, 21, charging him with ...

City streets mostly clear, caution advised

The wintry-mix icing Williamsport streets should be mostly cleared by Wednesday morning, says city truck plowman Dave Oliver. But the National Weather Service advises caution during morning commutes. “It’s pretty slick out there now,” said Oliver, Tuesday evening. “The best thing ...