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Fundraiser at gallery supports citizen group

August 8, 2014 A city art gallery will host a fundraiser next Friday for Williamsport Proud, a grassroots citizens’ group seeking a more unified community. Converge Gallery, 140 W. Fourth St. more »»

Final payments made for sewage facility

August 8, 2014 The Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority authorized final payment to the companies assisting in replacing the control building at the Beaver Lake sewage treatment plant in Penn Township. more »»

County looks for brownfields

August 7, 2014 JERSEY SHORE — Properties in the area to be considered for an environmental assessment and potential remediation were the subject of a public meeting held in the borough by the Lycoming County... more »»

Magazine puts city on top 10 list for ‘economic strength’

August 7, 2014 Area Development Magazine recently released figures reveal that the Williamsport Metropolitan Statistical Area — or MSA — is strong in the category of small cities for various economic and work forc... more »»

Woman says connection to homeland led to army enlistment

August 7, 2014 At the height of the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, Kaila Rieders kept her coo. more »»

Small portion of trail closed temporarily

August 7, 2014 JERSEY SHORE — A small portion of the Pine Creek Rail Trail near Camp Kline and Ramsey Village will be closed for a few weeks in September. more »»

Antioch Baptist Church block party draws another big crowd

August 7, 2014 Mayor Gabriel J. Campana presented Pastor Sam Washington of the Antioch Baptist Church with a key to the city of Williamsport at the church’s annual block party Wednesday night. more »»

Parking issues on council’s agenda

August 7, 2014 A proposed change in a city ordinance that would enable the Williamsport Parking Authority to issue parking permits presently done by Williamsport police for those parking vehicles along the streets... more »»

Lycoming County Democratic Picnic scheduled for Sunday

August 7, 2014 Members of the public are invited to meet Lycoming County’s Democratic candidates at the party’s annual picnic from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 10 at Memorial Park on West Fourth Street. more »»

New assistant superintendent will be paid $120,000 a year

August 7, 2014 The Williamsport Area School Districts new assistant superintendent, Peter D. Chapla will get an annual salary of $120,000. more »»

Clerical errors blamed for delayed license suspensions

August 7, 2014 YORK(AP) — Driver’s license suspensions in hundreds of criminal cases since 2008 are being carried out now because of what York County officials say was an oversight. more »»

Concerned citizens

August 6, 2014 Heroin, shootings, and rentals going unchecked were on the mind of residents who showed up in the city’s East End Tuesday night to participate in a National Night Out walk cut short by a rain storm. more »»

Recreation head salary bump surprises City Council

August 6, 2014 An apparent lack of transparency regarding a $5,000 salary hike for Justin Simpson, city recreation director, has Mayor Gabriel J. Campana defending himself over accusations he failed to communicat. more »»

The Volunteers to rock Williamsport

August 6, 2014 The United States Army is going to rock Williamsport. The Volunteers, the United States Army’s premiere touring rock band, will perform on stage at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St. more »»

School board welcomes assistant superintendent

August 6, 2014 The Williamsport Area School Board was updated on the construction progress of the High School and Middle School at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening and also introduced to Peter D. more »»

Afghan soldier kills US general

August 6, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on... more »»

Recordings reveal the final days of Nixon White House

August 6, 2014 YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and told the tale of his fall from grace in his own word. more »»

Enola Gay navigator remembered in hometown

August 5, 2014 NORTHUMBERLAND — Those who paid their respects to Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk on Monday at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home remembered him as a war hero and as a man. more »»

Commission recommends other options for city pool

August 5, 2014 While Monday the city Recreation Commission voted to approve alternates for a water-park-like atmosphere at the rebuilt Memorial Pool, Mayor Gabriel J. more »»

YMCA on track for December opening

August 5, 2014 Occupation of a new $10 million YMCA could happen as early as mid-November, with a soft opening for patrons in December, followed by a grand opening ceremony in January. more »»



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