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GOP seeks end to traditional pensions, employee concessions

May 7, 2015 HARRISBURG — Republican senators want to end Pennsylvania’s debt-ridden pension plans for state and public school employees and require concessions from many current workers to provide immediate... more »»

Salvation Army building getting a much-needed uplift

May 6, 2015 After saving up for more than 40 years, the Williamsport Salvation Army is investing in improving its building so the organization can expand its programs and better serve the community. more »»

Proposed WASD budget gets approval

May 6, 2015 Williamsport Area School Board approved the proposed budget with a 0.21-mill tax increase at Tuesday night’s meeting. The average assessed value of approved homesteads in Williamsport is $99,23. more »»

Commissioners to consider rental assistance funds

May 6, 2015 Lycoming County commissioners Thursday are expected to approve $200,000 of state funds for a rental property rehabilitation program in the city. more »»

Councilman: Give codes staff access to police records system

May 6, 2015 The city chairman of public safety committee wants to see expansion of a $350,000 police records management system for use by the codes and fire departments. more »»

Council grants conditional approval for high school project

May 6, 2015 Montoursville Borough Council gave conditional approval Monday night for the Montoursville Area High School addition and renovations and the development improvement agreement by Crabtree, Rohrbaugh... more »»

Richmond to pursue Newtown Hill Road zoning changes

May 6, 2015 MANSFIELD — Richmond Township supervisors agreed Tuesday to pursue the idea of creating a new commercial zone classification in the township, along Newtown Hill Road. more »»

Water system financing, burning ordinance on agenda

May 6, 2015 MUNCY — Muncy Borough Council Tuesday night passed two ordinances related to the Muncy Borough Municipal Authority funding for the proposed $6 million refurbishing and upgrading of the borough’s... more »»

DEP hearing addresses proposed gas changes

May 5, 2015 Concerned citizens and organization leaders shared their opinions Monday night about the state Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed regulations for the gas industry — both for and... more »»

Trace amount of frack fluid found in water well

May 5, 2015 Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a stud... more »»

South Side looks at 0.6-mill tax hike, board told

May 5, 2015 Mandatory retirement and pension payments may lead to a tax increase for those levied by the South Williamsport Area School District. more »»

Public is quiet about 3 bridge replacements

May 5, 2015 Representatives from Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners and the state Department of Transportation held an open house at the Holiday Inn Monday to inform the public about three bridges being replaced i... more »»

Texas acts to stop cities from limiting drilling

May 5, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas — Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities... more »»

Board reviews budget ahead of vote later this month

May 5, 2015 MANSFIELD — The Southern Tioga School District board of directors reviewed the 2015-16 budget during its work session Monday. more »»

GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids

May 5, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: In May 2009, Dr. more »»

City planners approve health system renovation project

May 5, 2015 A Susquehanna Health annex renovation received a positive recommendation Monday from the city planning commission. Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center, 471 Hepburn St. more »»

Bring canoes to event on Susquehanna

May 5, 2015 Come spend the day enjoying the beautiful waters and paddling down the Susquehanna River in a canoe for a chance to win awards. more »»

Revitalization needed

May 4, 2015 Following a rough winter, roads across northcentral Pennsylvania are littered with potholes, keeping the state Department of Transportation and work crews with the city Streets and Parks Department... more »»

Splendid weather ahead

May 4, 2015 For those who are working outside today, it will be a glorious 83-degree day, warm and sunny, forecasters say. more »»

Pastor: People need to share wisdom so communities can avoid conflicts

May 4, 2015 One local pastor sees the need for people to talk — and listen — to fix and possibly avoid future conflicts such as the Baltimore raids. The Rev. more »»



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