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Residents of area weigh in on speed-limit increase

July 24, 2014 With the news that some speed limits in the state will be raised to 70 mph comes a divided response. more »»

Faster driving for 100+ miles of road

July 24, 2014 HIGHSPIRE (AP) — Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates in Pennsylvania will rise to 70 mph for the first time this summer, with similar increases possible next year on other... more »»

New name, ideas for The Center

July 24, 2014 Bringing back the liveliness of boys dribbling basketballs and quiet rooms where a grandmother teaches her grandchild how to quilt. more »»

Hearing about drilling on state lands coming to city

July 24, 2014 A potential law that would require the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to provide notice and seek public input before authorizing unconventional gas development projects in... more »»

Loyalsock Township School Board mulls finances

July 24, 2014 Budget season for school districts already is passed with districts approving budgets in June. more »»

Parking enforcement tops agenda of city council

July 24, 2014 City Council tonight takes on the issue of whether to change a city law that would free up city police so Williamsport Parking Authority staff can issue tickets on many more city streets. more »»

Loyalsock supervisors OK bed and breakfast

July 24, 2014 Loyalsock Township Supervisors voted 3-1 to allow Alechia Hause permission to convert her home at 1905 Konkle Road into a bed and breakfast, provided that she host no more than four overnight guests... more »»

Decision pending

July 23, 2014 The hearing for Inflection Energy LLC’s use of land at 1359 Palmer Road for a potential natural gas well site has come to an end, though it closed without a verdict. more »»

Videos lead to rape charges

July 23, 2014 A Loyalsock Township man faces sexual assault charges after investigators forensically recovered from his cellphone videos he made while allegedly raping a woman while she was asleep, state police... more »»

Employment in region nears 2007 levels

July 23, 2014 Employment in the nine-county region is bouncing back to pre-recession levels with job increases in areas such as health care, oil and gas extraction, with management of companies leading the way,... more »»

Commissioners may hire stormwater coordinator

July 23, 2014 A new staff position at the county level could lessen the burden of stormwater management on several municipalities if the Lycoming County commissioners approve an agreement with the participating... more »»

Water authority getting $9M construction loan

July 23, 2014 The Williamsport Municipal Water Authority was notified Tuesday it is the recipient of a $9 million loan from the state Infrastructure Investment Authority. more »»

Artist’s gilded message in response to mayor’s hoops decision on display

July 23, 2014 By MARK MARONEY It’s impossible to walk by the window of the Converge Gallery at 140 W. Fourth St. and not wonder what an artist meant by painting golden basketballs. more »»

Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

July 23, 2014 DANVILLE (AP) — Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd’s skull — to keep her alive. more »»

Parking zoning change would help city police

July 23, 2014 City police say they need to be freed up to concentrate more on crime rather than issuing parking tickets in select areas of the city. more »»

State auditor cites flaws in gas regulations

July 23, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide... more »»

Mayor postpones Grafius Run flood mitigation update

July 23, 2014 Mayor Gabriel J. Campana Tuesday postponed a scheduled update on flood prevention of Grafius Run, a stream that flooded two years ago causing massive flooding in neighborhood streets. more »»

Motorcyclist dies from injuries

July 23, 2014 A motorcyclist critically injured in a crash earlier this month on Muncy Exchange Road in Muncy Creek Township has died of his injuries, state police confirmed Tuesday. Chad D. more »»

Committee meeting to consider future plans for The Center

July 23, 2014 An exploratory committee has been formed to consider how best to utilize a former longtime Williamsport recreation and activities site. more »»

County GOP officers elected

July 23, 2014 The Lycoming County Republican Committee recently elected officers for the 2014-16 term. Bob Brobson was elected to a third term as chairman, while Patsy Brown was elected vice chairman. more »»

Operation Nighthawk nabs 20 for alleged DUI

July 22, 2014 State police arrested 20 alleged drunken drivers over the weekend as part of Operation Nighthawk, a two-day DUI enforcement program. more »»



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