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Tense times

January 26, 2015 Two men are in custody after a home invasion-turned hostage situation in Newberry Sunday morning. more »»

 
 
 
Blast of true winter returns

January 26, 2015 After a week with some above average temperatures, snow is flying and will continue to do so through today and early Tuesday, with nighttime temperatures at or near the single digits all week,... more »»

Woman calls for unity of a faith-based variety

January 26, 2015 It wasn’t a racial divide that was on the mind of city resident Cynthia Ward during a visit to Firetree Place, 600 Campbell St., during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. “Dream Week” activities. more »»

Why give?

January 26, 2015 Lycoming County United Way provides funding to 32 local human service programs. more »»

Marino, Thompson back House vote on abortion restrictions

January 26, 2015 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: Federal • The U.. more »»

Divided over Cuba

January 25, 2015 Ray Antorcha and Ray Thompson were each 8 years old when they moved from Cuba to the United States, two years apart and shortly before the Cuban Missile Crisis, eventually settling in Lycoming County. more »»

Obama's new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels

January 25, 2015 HAVANA — The success of President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels. more »»

Japan, US condemn video claiming IS hostage is executed

January 25, 2015 TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new online video purported to show... more »»

One storm down, more still to come

January 25, 2015 A weekend that kicked off with snow Friday night could end with more of the white stuff arriving either late this evening or early Monday morning. more »»

Why give to United Way? American Red Cross can tell you

January 25, 2015 Lycoming County United Way provides funding to 32 local human service programs. more »»

Heavier snowfall projected for counties to southeast

January 24, 2015 Two different winter weather storms will hit the Williamsport area this weekend, bringing in at least two inches of snow, according to the National Weather Servic. more »»

No smoking policy passed by Housing Authority

January 24, 2015 The Lycoming County Housing Authority Board Thursday approved a new public housing and occupancy policy that includes a provision to prohibit smoking in living units. more »»

Lawmakers from region learn committee assignments

January 24, 2015 State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, was reapppointed recently as chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session. more »»

Contested open-records director shows up work

January 24, 2015 HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday defended his firing of former Gov. more »»

Railroad crossing may be replaced with cul-de-sac

January 24, 2015 After a fatal crash last year involving a pickup truck and a train that left two men dead, Clinton Township officials and others are working on a plan to abolish a railroad crossing and build a... more »»

Army Corps: Use caution on lake ice

January 24, 2015 TIOGA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging visitors to use caution when walking or playing near the now-frozen Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lake. more »»

Council votes to fill treasurer vacancy

January 23, 2015 City Council appointed Nicholas Grimes to be the next city treasurer/tax collector Thursday night. Grimes fills the unexpired term of former Treasurer Thomas P. O’Connor, who retired Dec. 31. more »»

Wilkes-Barre rental tenant law challenged

January 23, 2015 WILKES-BARRE — A northeastern Pennsylvania city was sued Thursday over a “one-strike” law it has used to seize rental property and evict tenants even when third parties are suspected of illegal drug... more »»

Discussions focus on necessity of King’s dream

January 23, 2015 As a continuation of Dream Week, the Pennsylvania College of Technology hosted a roundtable discussion about race in Williamsport. more »»

Legislator: Pension reform needs to be priority

January 23, 2015 LEWISBURG — The first order of business this legislative session for the state Senate will be addressing the state’s public pension crisis, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township. more »»

TOUGH BUT HONEST

January 22, 2015 People of different races, ages and socioeconomic backgrounds gathered at Lycoming College Wednesday night to discuss how to achieve Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal of becoming a beloved communit. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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