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Gas pipeline would solidify state’s energy place for decades

September 18, 2014 Is the natural gas boom in Pennsylvania still carrying some weight in the energy world? Consider the latest proposal from Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners. more »»

United Way fund requires marathon, popular effort

September 17, 2014 The Lycoming County United Way kicked off its annual fundraising campaign recently with a 5K run through downtown Williamsport in which 110 runners participated. more »»

Dr. Welch left a multiple impact that will live on

September 16, 2014 Will you leave this world better than it was when you entered it? That is the often stated barometer many people use to assess the value of a person's life. Given that measure, Dr. Marshall D. more »»

No surprise: VA concludes it was not responsible for deaths

September 15, 2014 It will come as no surprise to those who watch the government closely that the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded it was not responsible for the deaths of veterans kept waiting for care at... more »»

Pump price validates Corbett’s highway bill funding plan

September 14, 2014 In November, Gov. Tom Corbett signed a $2.3 billion transportation bill meant to answer Pennsylvania's highway and bridge needs for the next generatio. more »»

Protecting Constitution should not be a partisan issue

September 13, 2014 Our nation’s founders disagreed on a multitude of issues about how to govern the United States. But on one thing they put their partisanship aside for the good of future Americans. more »»

Pension obligations cut deeply into city budget flexibility

September 12, 2014 When the City of Williamsport’s leaders get down to serious budget talk a couple months from now, there may be visionary ideas and a variety of imaginative proposals thrown out for taxpayers to... more »»

Foundation gives three city projects big funding boost

September 11, 2014 There are a lot of hopes for the Trade and Transit Centre II at West Third and Laurel streets and related developments in that area. more »»

Embattled NCAA, pushed by Mitchell, lifts PSU sanctions

September 10, 2014 Consider the cloud officially lifted from the Penn State University football program. more »»

Poll results conflict with state's reality of past four years

September 9, 2014 Labor Day has passed, so it's time for Pennsylvania to seriously examine issues and candidates for the November election, which includes a decision on governo. more »»

Some in Congress more in touch with ISIS threat than president

September 8, 2014 Comments by members of Congress familiar with the threat of terrorism should set off alarm bells in the heads of thoughtful Americans. more »»

Some in Congress more in touch with ISIS threat than president

September 8, 2014 Comments by members of Congress familiar with the threat of terrorism should set off alarm bells in the heads of thoughtful Americans. more »»

Levee certification an irritating city bill that must be paid

September 7, 2014 The latest estimate for the city's costs to get its flood protection levee system certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency is $395,000. City officials are not happy. Mayor Gabriel J. more »»

Oil revenues make ISIS more dangerous than al-Qaida was

September 6, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

Indiana, Michigan show Right-to-Work state law overdue

September 5, 2014 By now, the talking points are familiar regarding Right to Work legislation. more »»

Proposal to pay city police recruit costs worth pursuing

September 4, 2014 Like most cities, Williamsport is challenged not only to pay for an adequate number of police officers, but also to find and attract replacements quickly when vacancies occur. more »»

State highway bill turning more wishes into working reality

September 3, 2014 The state has a 12-year transportation program and it is mirrored by similar plans on the county level. more »»

World needs to see Hamas for what it is in Mideast conflict

September 2, 2014 Negotiators from Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that controls Gaza met under Egyptian sponsorship this week, in an attempt to end fighting between the two. more »»

On this Labor Day, we hope for rebirth of proper work ethic

September 1, 2014 What do you do? Translated, that means what is your life’s labor that helps you make a living? On this Labor Day, it is worth remembering how quickly in a get-acquainted conversation the question... more »»

The Route 220 dilemma getting closer to solution

August 31, 2014 The final report on Route 220 changes geared to making the stretch of highway west of Williamsport safer is due from the designers by the end of the yea. more »»

 
 

 

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