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Gunman blasted through door; lingered for 30 minutes

SANTA FE, Texas — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the ...

Pivetta strikes out 11 as Phillies win

BALTIMORE — Nick Pivetta overpowered the Baltimore Orioles with his fastball and curve, showing potential as a top-of-the-rotation starter. Pivetta tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts, Cesar Hernandez homered and Philadelphia beat the Orioles, 4-1, Wednesday in a wet interleague ...

Local roundup: South grad Jones ties PSU pole vault record

South Williamsport grad Katie Jones tied the Penn State school record height in the pole vault as she topped her personal best at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex for the 2018 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Jones, a freshman, cleared 13 feet, 6 1/4 inches, ...

Ovechkin’s late goal lifts Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their increasingly testy Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh. Ovechkin gave the Capitals a ...

City native makes appearance in popular television series, Stallone film

David Whitman may be from small-town Pennsylvania, but he has a big message for aspiring actors. “Don’t feel you have to stay where you are and settle. Don’t feel that ‘I’m in Williamsport, so I can’t go anywhere or do anything.’ ” The Loyalsock Township/Montoursville native ...

MLB roundup: Lindor’s shot helps Indians top Twins

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered in his native Puerto Rico, Corey Kluber allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins, 6-1, on Tuesday night. Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez each had three hits for Cleveland in the first ...

Double bassist Xavier Foley to offer classical performance

LEWISBURG — Avery Fisher grant winner Xavier Foley will perform a classical repertoire at 2 p.m. April 22 in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. The performance is free and tickets are not required. This performance includes a world premiere work and Weis Center commission by composer Daniel ...

Mayor lists qualifications for public safety director

Multiple college degrees. “Strong leader.” Coached by “veteran Secret Service agent and former Baltimore Police Officer J.S.F. and Dr. Larry Stout.” Those are among the qualifications to be public safety director that Mayor Gabriel J. Campana listed in a handout that he distributed ...

Funerals

LOWE — James H. Lowe, Sunderlinville, 11 a.m. today, Olney Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ulysses. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. STOVER — David W. Stover Sr., Jersey Shore, 11 a.m. today, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10 to 11 ...

The Stock Market Competition

Williamsport Sun-Gazette/Fairfield Auto Group/Pennsylvania College of Technology/Woodlands Bank/Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy Week 4 High School 1. Montgomery - 234,617.66 Ryan Monoski 2. Muncy - 223,010.89 Beth Baker 3. East Lycoming - 120,976.52 Brian ...

Men’s basketball roundup: Loyola tops Tennessee on jumper

DALLAS (AP) — Another NCAA Tournament prayer answered for Loyola-Chicago, and the Ramblers are set to bring Sister Jean to the Sweet 16. Clayton Custer’s jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola beat No. 3 Tennessee, 63-62, in a South ...

Gerald F. Douty

Memorial Service for Gerald F. Douty (Buzz) will be held on March 29, 2018, at Northway Community Church, 1680 Four Mile Drive, Williamsport. Open to public from 4-5 p.m. with a private family service from 5-7 p.m. Submitted by family.

Daum heads list of notable players from one-bid leagues

South Dakota State forward Mike Daum already has experienced the NCAA Tournament twice before. Now he wants to discover what it feels like to win on college basketball’s biggest stage. Daum, one of the nation’s most prolific scorers, heads a list of several notable players from one-bid ...

Lorson-Hoffman

Cornell Jean Lorson, of Linden, and Michael Grant Hoffman, of Mount Pleasant Mills, were united in marriage on Oct 7, 2017. Reverends Rand Hummel and Les Ollila officiated at the ceremony held in Salladasburg. Lorson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Lorson, of Linden. Hoffman is ...

Rhythmic dueling

LEWISBURG — Born from the heart of the gaucho (cowboy) tradition, Argentina’s Che Malambo is now thrilling audiences around the world with a new production. The dance company will represent aspects of this South American gaucho culture in a live performance of dance and percussion at 7:30 ...

AmeriCorps ‘Day of A’ to be in Billtown

About 600 AmeriCorps members from across the state will be headed to Williamsport in honor of a “Day of A” event on March 13. One city hosts the event each year, and this is the first time PennSERVE, the agency that oversees the AmeriCorps program statewide, has chosen for it to be in ...

Anna Marie Staron

Anna Marie Staron, 104, long-time resident of Blossburg, was called to her Heavenly home Friday evening, Feb. 23, 2018, at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. Born Sept. 5, 1913, in Arnot, she was one of three daughters of nine children of late Ignac and Mary Tokarz. Anna was married to ...