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Obama seeks arms, training for Syrian opposition

September 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward without formal sign-off from lawmakers on a... more »»

Hughesville council terminates employment of police chief

September 10, 2014 HUGHESVILLE — Following an executive session Monday night, Hughesville Borough Council voted unanimously to terminate, effective immediately, the employment of Police Chief Jason Gill as involuntary... more »»

NYPD: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 10, 2014 NEW YORK — Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. more »»

PSU back in bowl biz

September 9, 2014 Penn State’s football program got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, learning the NCAA will allow it to compet... more »»

‘Spamalot’ issue

September 9, 2014 The conference room the South Williamsport Area School Board meets in was uncharacteristically filled from wall to wall with students and parents Monday night at its bi-monthly meeting. more »»

Global warming may change bird fly patterns

September 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — As the world gets warmer, the Baltimore oriole no longer will be found in Maryland. The Mississippi kite will move north, east and pretty much out of its namesake state. more »»

US job market’s lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay

September 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay. The unemployment rate has sunk to a nearly normal 6.1 percent. more »»

Obama to broaden US effort to combat militants

September 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. more »»

Honoring 9/11 victims

September 9, 2014 For 13 years the 9/11 Memorial Coalition has held a not-for-profit memorial motorcycle ride in remembrance of the lives lost on Sept. 11 2011. This Thursday it continues the tradition. more »»

Jersey Shore Borough Council OKs sidewalk bid

September 9, 2014 After a lengthy discussion, Jersey Shore Borough Council voted 3-2 to approve a construction bid for its downtown sidewalk project. more »»

Negotiations over new teachers contract get closer

September 9, 2014 JERSEY SHORE — The four-year wait for contract talks appears over as Monday night negotiations between the Jersey Shore Area Education Association and the school board inched closer, according to... more »»

Williamsport Briefs

September 9, 2014 Grants recommended The city Recreation Commission Monday recommended just under $3,000 in cultural arts grant program funds be distributed to three finalists. more »»

Gilmours honored by CAC

September 8, 2014 Fred and Davie Jane Gilmour, the Community Arts Center’s favorite team, accepted the 2014 Director’s Chair Award, an accolade of thanks from the community to those who give their support to the... more »»

‘Average’ weather in the forecast for upcoming week

September 8, 2014 By TORY IRWIN tirwin@sungazette.com The area can expect a sunny, mild climate for the days ahead. more »»

Attention needs to focus on treatment, not drug problem

September 8, 2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: During the month of September, National Recovery Month, the Sun-Gazette will offer a special “What’s on your mind?” serie. more »»

Council OKs pool renovation

September 8, 2014 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: County • The Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority voted 8-0 to approve a $3,200 change order with... more »»

Former fire police captain is charged

September 8, 2014 A former fire police captain for the DuBoistown Fire Department faces theft-related charges for allegedly stealing $911 that the department raised through a pot pie dinner on May 3, according to... more »»

Heavy Competition

September 7, 2014 You don’t think a 100 ton excavator can be precise until you see it lift a soccer ball into a garbage can. more »»

Dushore priest identified as bicylist who died near Bodines Road

September 7, 2014 The bicyclist who collapsed and died on Rose Valley Road near Bodines on Wednesday night was The Rev. Joseph R. more »»

HONORING GOOD MEN

September 6, 2014 Over 100 people visited the James V. Brown Library for a bittersweet celebration in honor of two well respected men and what they contribute to the library and to Williamsport, Friday evening. more »»

 
 

 

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