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MARTIN — James H. Martin Sr., Rauchtown, 11 a.m. today, Wayne P. Urbine Funeral Home Inc., 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. CRIST — Dorothy W. Crist, 1 p.m. today, Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, 235 S. Main St., Jersey Shore. McCONNELL — Patricia L. ...

Nadal set to continue quest

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was set to continue his quest for a second Australian Open title when he played Diego Schwartzman in an afternoon match on Rod Laver Arena. Fourth-round singles play began Sunday, with third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov facing local hope Nick ...

Wolf looking to expand who gets OT pay

HARRISBURG — Stymied by Republicans in his effort to pass a law raising the minimum wage, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is moving to boost pay in Pennsylvania through another means — by making hundreds of thousands of additional salaried employees eligible for overtime pay, administration ...

Gerrymandering case sows doubt in big year for House races

HARRISBURG — Lots of people want to run for Congress in Pennsylvania this year, but they may not yet know which district they live in. The prospect that the state Supreme Court could decide a high-profile gerrymandering case by ordering new boundaries for Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional ...

Mizzou knocks off Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Sophie Cunningham was too much for South Carolina to handle for the second straight year, scoring 27 points to lead No. 15 Missouri to an 83-74 victory over the fourth-ranked Gamecocks on Sunday. No. 2 NOTRE DAME 77, GEORGIA TECH 54 ATLANTA — Arike Ogunbowale scored 25 ...

Betty J. Thompson

Betty Jean (Dershem) Thompson, 93, of South Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at her home. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home. Send Condolences at www.jamesmaneval.com.

Funerals

DeWALT — Harold L. DeWalt, Mansfield, visitation from noon to 12:30 p.m. today, Church of the New Covenant, Mansfield. YOUNG — Alberta E. Young, Mansfield, 3 p.m. today, Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. BERGEN — Shirley A. Bergen, Lewisburg, 11 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Elizabeth K. Ahn

Elizabeth K. “Betty” Ahn, 100, of Ulysses, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Friends may call 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Galeton First Baptist Church, with funeral services at noon. Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses.

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LaCerra sisters reunite for an evening at Jeremiah’s

Val, Erin and Emily LaCerra have been singing harmonies together since they were small and have played in bands since they were tall enough to reach the keys on a keyboard or hold a guitar. Their bands — The Twindows, Clawfoot Slumber and Veer, respectively — will play together for the ...

Wood realized some potential with title

Cameron Wood stood on the top step of the podium, championship trophy in one hand, completed championship bracket in the other. The Montoursville sophomore tried so hard not to smile. After all, smiling on the podium after a wrestling tournament just isn’t cool. Then his name was announced ...

A listing of daily and weekly support groups

Various times North Central Sight Services offers a variety of support groups throughout the month for visually impaired residents of Lycoming and Clinton counties. For more information, call Lori Love at 570-323-9401 ext. 123. HAVEN of Tioga County offers free and confidential services for ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Recent revelations regarding sexual harassment have prompted me to examine some of my own behavior and actions as they relate to women. I have never raped or knowingly sexually harassed any woman. I have always held women in high regard and tried to treat them with respect and ...

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James Franklin said Manny Bowen is still suspended, likely leaving Brandon Smith in the starting lineup.

Brandon Smith among seniors praised before final home game

STATE COLLEGE -- A capsule look at James Franklin's weekly news conference. About the Cornhuskers: They're having a disastrous season, and Mike Riley is a lame-duck coach as he almost certainly will be fired at season's end. Huskers fans are furious at the depths the program has fallen to ...

Mill Lane reopens

Mill Lane (Route 3014) in Old Lycoming Township has reopened, according to a Wednesday afternoon news release from the state Department of Transportation. The route was closed between Dewey and Princeton avenues due to a concrete spill.

Bragalone shines for Mountain Hawks

From staff and wire reports LEWISBURG — Dominick Bragalone rushed for 136 yards with three touchdowns and Lehigh overwhelmed Bucknell 42-21 on Saturday. Bragalone, from South Williams­port, busted a 44-yard touchdown run midway through the first quarter to put Lehigh up 14-7 in what was ...

Astros win World Series title in Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city ...

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Warrior Run's Madie Majcher and Blooms­burg's Kelsey Widom go for a high kick in the second half.

Defender girls fall in semifinal shutout

By JON GERARDI jgerardi@sungazette.com HUGHESVILLE — Bloomsburg coach Jon Joseph told his team on Monday after practice that the Panthers’ semifinal game was going to be a 1-0 game against Warrior Run one way or the other. He knew they would need to score a goal against Warrior Run and ...

BB&T renews naming rights contract for stadium

A bank again has sponsored naming rights for Bowman Field, this time for $35,000 a year given to city coffers over 2019 and 2020. Mayor Gabriel J. Campana said the agreement was reached with BB&T Bank, which has put signs on the stadium where the Williamsport Crosscutters play minor ...

Football preview: Central Mtn. at Jersey Shore

Central Mountain facts: The Wildcats are hoping to end their season on a high and beat their rival for the first time since 2012. Central Mountain has had some bright spots throughout the season but often has been unable to string four strong quarters together. Quarterback Austyn Carson went ...