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River town designation may lead to grants for city

June 25, 2016 City Council has set in motion plans to designate Williamsport as a “river town. more »»

Retiree faces new pace after 4 decades of managing emergencies

June 25, 2016 It was 1972. Hurricane Agnes was causing devastation throughout the state, talks to create a county 911 Center were beginning and Richard Knecht had just graduated from college. more »»

EMTs honored at annual awards ceremony

June 25, 2016 Awards were presented to dedicated career and volunteer emergency medical staff by the Lycoming, Tioga and Sullivan Counties Regional Emergency Medical Services Council. more »»

A humble academy for boys grows into a 4-year college

June 25, 2016 What started as a humble eight-sided academy for boys grew into a respected four-year liberal arts insitution known today as Lycoming College. more »»

Markets reel as world absorbs shock from vote

June 25, 2016 LONDON (AP) — Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K. more »»

City street construction scheduled for next week

June 25, 2016 Traffic continues to be impacted in several areas of the city, as workers continue to install gas mains and replace aging water lines. more »»

Under new legislation, state parks could have more partnerships with private firms

June 24, 2016 State parks could enter a new era if a state House bill allowing the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to pair with private organizations is passe. more »»

Teens pulled out of Pine Creek Gorge

June 24, 2016 WELLSBORO — Two male teenagers were pulled from a cliff on the side of the Pine Creek Gorge, also known as the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon early Thursday morning after they left a trail to the bottom... more »»

Penn College students to pay more for tuition for 2016-17 year

June 24, 2016 The Pennsylvania College of Technology board of trustees approved its 2016-17 budget Thursday afternoon. Its total budget is at $150.4 million, which is a 2. more »»

Ruling allows race as factor in university’s admissions policies

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race in deciding whom to admit, an important... more »»

Executive actions on immigration blocked by tied vote

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama’s immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. more »»

After Capitol all-nighter, Democrats vow to continue fight for gun control

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Exhausted but exuberant, House Democrats vowed to fight on for gun control Thursday as they ended their high-drama House floor sit-in with songs, prayers and defiant predictions of... more »»

LEADERSHIP GRADS

June 23, 2016 Leadership Lycoming graduates spent much of the past year developing projects that helped local organizations better serve their clients. more »»

Loyalsock school board gives nod to 0.3-mill tax increase in final budget

June 23, 2016 The Loyalsock Township School Board unanimously approved the 2016-17 final budget of $21,740,156 at the school board meeting on Wednesday. The budget brings the total tax rate to 14.17 mills. more »»

Gillett man, 51, charged in brother’s shooting death

June 23, 2016 TOWANDA — Daryl Lynn Barnes Jr. more »»

Area teen pilot makes 1st visit

June 23, 2016 LOCK HAVEN — After a year and a half of training and preparation, Thomas Eaton, 19, of Beech Creek, recently earned his private pilot license — just in time for the 31st annual Sentimental Journey... more »»

Trustees: Tiny rise in Social Security benefits next year

June 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security beneficiaries would get a tiny increase in monthly payments next year — less than $2.50, about enough to buy a gallon of gas. more »»

Homemade Days, Country Kickoff heat up weekend

June 23, 2016 Despite some changes to Williamsport’s 2016 Homemade Days in comparison with previous years, the traditions of fun, food, crafts and music will live on. The free community event takes place from 11 a. more »»

State House backs bill to bring gambling to internet, not bars

June 23, 2016 HARRISBURG — In a scramble to find cash just days from the state budget deadline, the Pennsylvania House backed a measure Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to the internet and airports, but... more »»

Water, sewer rate increases are possible

June 23, 2016 A rate increase by Jan. 1 might be in store for customers of Williamsport Municipal Water and Sanitary authorities following votes Wednesday by the board of directors on the proposed 2017 budgets. more »»

 
 
 

 

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