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Impact fee, block grant uses get nods

November 10, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Each Monday, the Sun-Gazette summarizes major votes of the past week and, more specifically, how our locally elected and appointed officials voted on each matter. more »»

Water, sewer authority expanding operations

November 10, 2014 The Lycoming County Water and Sewer authority is looking to take control of the sewage collection and conveyance line that services the Montoursville Wal-Mart and surrounding retailers, according to... more »»

Billtown man leads Blue Band

November 10, 2014 Not only is Williamsport resident Robert Hickey following his dreams, he is leading the. more »»

Salaries compete with private sector

November 9, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: November is the start of local government budget season, and the biggest cost driver is staff. more »»

Clerks outnumber other jobs

November 9, 2014 In many cases, the yearly salaries of employees for Lycoming County are near or equal to those earning paychecks for the same or similar private sector jobs locally (see graphic. more »»

A look at election numbers from Lycoming County polls

November 9, 2014 With 31,897 people casting ballots in Tuesday’s general election, Lycoming County experienced a 48.44-percent voter turnout. A total of 65,851 voters are registered in the county. more »»

Box City 2014: More than 100 people get cold for a cause

November 9, 2014 Temperatures dropped to 28 degrees Friday night, according to the National Weather Service, but that didn’t keep over 100 people, including one Sun-Gazette reporter, from sleeping outside for 12... more »»

Man found guilty of 1st-degree murder

November 8, 2014 A jury found a Philadelphia man guilty of murdering Ansari Wilson on July 20, 2013. Tyrell Boyd, 23, was charged with shooting and killing Wilson at a 1510 Scott St. residence. more »»

Firetree Place opens

November 8, 2014 The building formerly known as The Center is no longer vacant and closed. With the snip of a ribbon, Firetree Place officially was opened Friday morning at 700 Campbell St. more »»

Veterans Day events start in Jersey Shore

November 8, 2014 While Veterans Day falls on Tuesday, a number of area veterans organizations are holding events beforehand to honor all military veterans. more »»

Expert talks drug overdoses at seminar

November 8, 2014 The widespread abuse of synthetic opioids such as the painkillers Percocet and Vicodin may seem like it came out of nowhere, but a piece of Texas legislation that became law in 1989 might bear some... more »»

Woodside Avenue residents seek DuBoistown assistance

November 8, 2014 “The borough does not own the road,” was DuBoistown Borough Council president Michael A. Cashera Jr.’s response to concerns raised by residents of Woodside Avenue at Thursday night’s council meetin. more »»

Lawmaker talks potential merger of commissions

November 7, 2014 The potential merger of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat and Game commissions was the subject of a public meeting held by state Rep. more »»

City: Federal spending on development drops yearly

November 7, 2014 City Council held its first reading of the proposed $993,000 community development budget, looking at what qualifying neighborhood streets are targeted for repair in 2015 and where other community... more »»

Man charged with homicide testifies in trial

November 7, 2014 Tyrell Boyd took the stand in his own defense Thursday during a homicide trial in front of a jury and Judge Marc Lovecchio. Boyd is charged with shooting and killing Ansari Wilson at 1510 Scott St. more »»

Notable women honored

November 7, 2014 Unique passions and focused determination is what the 12 women honored Thursday by the YWCA as women of excellence have in common. more »»

‘Quiet zone’ is topic of Newberry meeting

November 7, 2014 A meeting to explore the establishment of a “quiet zone” between Arch and Howard streets and the potential closure of the Depot Street railroad crossing will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. more »»

Rescue Workers taking donations

November 7, 2014 American Rescue Workers is accepting used clothing and household item donations at the following truck stations: • Buttorff’s Hardware parking lot, 111 Bridge St., Jersey Shore — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

County: More gas drilling funds go to parks

November 7, 2014 Lycoming County commissioners on Thursday approved $88,000 of gas drilling impact fees for projects at six county parks. more »»

Author ‘speaks up for libraries’

November 7, 2014 Adults reading to children at James V. Brown Library is fairly common. more »»



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