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Mowing accident claims man’s life

July 22, 2014 MORRIS — A 52-year-old man was killed late Sunday afternoon when he was run over by a brush hog on his Pine Township property along Oregon Hill Road, according to Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. more »»

Derailed train cars cleaned up

July 22, 2014 A 500-foot section of railroad in Nisbet was expected to reopen late Monday, after 10 cars of a 129-car Norfolk Southern train derailed near the River Road crossing at about 3 p.m. Sunda. more »»

Local author misses grand prize in Amazon contest

July 22, 2014 Montoursville-based author Carrie Anne Noble reached the finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest with her young adult fiction novel “The Mermaid’s Sister” (previously titled “Seashell,... more »»

Tree falls on school; insurance renewed

July 22, 2014 MUNCY — Coincidentally coinciding with a felled tree that caused minor damage to the high school building early Monday morning, Muncy School Board renewed its property damage agreement with... more »»

Mosquito spraying scheduled

July 22, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments to control adult mosquito populations Wednesday night in Loyalsock, Lycoming and Old Lycoming township. more »»

Local volunteer companies among those scheduled to get grants to fight forest fires

July 22, 2014 Volunteer fire departments in Lycoming County and a number of other companies in the region are among 158 volunteer fire companies statewide to share in $590,000 in grants to help rural communities... more »»

Train derails in Nisbet

July 21, 2014 No one was injured when 12 coal cars on a 129-car train derailed at the the River Road railroad crossing in Nisbet about 2:50 p.m. Sunday, according to Nisbet Fire Chief James Pfleegor. more »»

Humid week is forecast

July 21, 2014 Ladies, ready your hair products. This week in Williamsport is going to be a humid one. more »»


July 21, 2014 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: Federal • The U.S. more »»

Watsontown man calls for reforms to court system

July 21, 2014 While many were enjoying the Lycoming County Fair last week, Watsontown man Delbert Mincemoyer had something a little heavier on his mind. more »»

Volunteers help Navy veteran bring city house up to code

July 20, 2014 The phrase “labor of love” might not always mean actual labor is involved — but that’s exactly what it meant recently at a Navy veteran’s home in the city. Roy L. more »»

At least 1 injury in motorcycle crash

July 20, 2014 WATERVILLE — At least one person was injured and believed to have been flown to a trauma center following a crash that involved two motorcycles at Route 44 and Zink Fork Road in Cummings Township... more »»

Gunshot victim found in yard

July 19, 2014 A gunshot victim, believed to be in his mid to late teens, was recovering at a trauma center after he was shot at an unknown location in the city early Friday morning, city police confirmed. more »»

Task force hears new guidelines for prescriptions

July 19, 2014 The Lycoming County Heroin Task Force heard from several of its subcommittees Friday, including the medical subcommittee, which had news regarding prescription drugs. Dr. more »»

Local ‘father of archaeology’ fondly remembered

July 19, 2014 People recall Jim Bressler as someone who liked to get his hands dirty digging up stones. more »»

Fair president reflects on another year

July 19, 2014 For 10 days the Lycoming County Fair has provided a multitude of experiences for residents of all ages and interests. more »»

A slice of Americana

July 18, 2014 HUGHESVILLE — While bull riding and the demolition derby are some of the flashier competitions during fair week, there is a group that consistently vies for more humble honors. And more deliciou. more »»

Program helps youngsters with academics, life skills

July 18, 2014 By KRISTEN WRIGHT The Smart Starts Summer Camp Program, 711 W. Edwin St. more »»

Commissioners OK road designs and improvements

July 18, 2014 The Lycoming County commissioners voted on several road design projects Thursday intended to address preventative maintenance and improvements to existing county roads. more »»



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