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North Penn High School should close, super says

November 7, 2013 BLOSSBURG — Superintendent Keith Yarger has recommended that the North Penn High School be closed by the start of the 2014-15 school year. more »»

Giving Back

November 4, 2013 By WENDY STIVER LAMAR — When they hear the phrase “wounded warrior,” many area residents can’t help but think of Marine Corps Sgt. David “D.J.” Emery Jr. more »»

Single father is thankful for local YMCA programs

November 4, 2013 (EDITOR’S NOTE: This series shares the real-life stories of people who benefit from the services provided by the Lycoming County United Way Program Partners and the individuals who make it possibl. more »»

School district staff review updated online education program

November 4, 2013 WELLSBORO — A half dozen teachers and administrators from regional schools last week attended a rollout of the updated “BlendedSchools. more »»

Pa. taxpayers foot growing bill for gas subsidies

November 4, 2013 HARRISBURG — The discovery five years ago that the Marcellus Shale, the nation’s largest natural gas reservoir, could spew big profits and cheap, homegrown energy has, in turn, spurred gas-friendly... more »»

Poll: Older Americans nix changes to Social Security

November 4, 2013 CHICAGO — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase. more »»

Commissioners see no tax hike, balanced budget

October 31, 2013 WELLSBORO — Tioga County commissioners say they are “holding the line” on property taxes again in 2014, as they look forward to achieving a goal — making the county debt-free. more »»

Keeping it fresh

October 27, 2013 LEWISBURG — Like the leaves changing with the return of autumn, a mix of colors — from red to green to yellow — is everywhere as those from around the region converge on the Lewisburg Farmer’s Marke... more »»

2 races highlight county school board elections

October 27, 2013 Two races for open school board seats in both the Williamsport and Montoursville area school districts highlight this year’s local elections. more »»

Tioga County clerk of courts faces challenger

October 27, 2013 WELLSBORO — Tioga County seats open in this year’s general election Nov. 5 include a challenger for at least one incumbent official. Marie Y. more »»

Tioga County commissioners say county needs more 911 funding

October 26, 2013 WELLSBORO — The Tioga County commissioners have adopted an updated emergency plan that emphasized the lack of funds the county receives for its 911 program from fees on wired and wireless phone calls. more »»

Tire-burner OK gets heat from public

October 24, 2013 NEW COLUMBIA — Tension ran high at the state Department of Environmental Protection’s recent meeting about the approval of an air quality permit for a tire-burning facility in White Deer Township in... more »»

2013 Halloween events abound

October 24, 2013 As the leaves begin to change color and the air grows cooler, many people are busy planning their Halloween costume. more »»

School bus safety is a priority

October 24, 2013 Every day, buses traverse the city streets and back roads of Lycoming County to transport students to and from schools. more »»

Water, sanitary line costs are further defrayed

October 24, 2013 Lycoming County’s natural gas impact fee contribution has been increased for the YMCA and Susquehanna Health building projects. more »»

Excavation guarantees recommended for OK

October 24, 2013 The city believes it has a handle on the problem of depressions occurring in the street when utility crews perform excavation cuts. more »»

Lock Haven plans events for holidays

October 22, 2013 LOCK HAVEN — Holiday fun downtown is scheduled for the weekend of Dec. 6 and 7. City Council heard a bit of a preview from Main Street Manager Natasha C. Gorham at council’s meeting Monday evening. more »»

Souther Tioga superintendent’s contract renewed

October 16, 2013 BLOSSBURG — Southern Tioga School District Superintendent Keith Yarger’s contract was renewed for three years with an $8,400 raise from $106,606 to $115,000 Tuesday night. more »»

Police mum on murder case in Tioga County

October 16, 2013 LIBERTY — State police continue to work on a murder case that took the life of an elderly man and left his wife fighting for her life last month but are keeping any new information “close to the vest. more »»

Water-sewer rates to go up — but not taxes — in Wellsboro

October 15, 2013 WELLSBORO — There is no real estate tax increase for borough property owners in the 2014 proposed budget, following action at council’s Monday meeting. The $2. more »»



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