MasterChef Junior Live! kids tour Penn College

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The young chefs of MasterChef Junior Live! toured portions of Pennsylvania College of Technology on Thursday ahead of their time on the Community Arts Center stage later that evening. The tour included the hospitality lab followed by an open Q&A session with culinary students. The chefs ...

South Williamsport man faces misdemeanor charge

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Upset that a neighbor called borough police on June 24 to complain about fireworks he had set off, South Williamsport resident Michael Karschner, 38, of 440 Hastings St., “began harassing” the neighbor, telling him at one point “I’m going to (expletive) you up,” it was alleged in an ...

Old Lycoming Township OKs regionalization

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After a lengthy and contentious special meeting, Old Lycoming Township’s board of supervisors voted to approve its resolutions for police regionalization. Voting yes were David Kay and Linda Mazzullo. Voting no was David W. Shirn. Public comments spanned from complete opposition, to ...

Parents charged with felony endangering

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Samantha Older, 21, of 500 Lycoming St., Apt. 9L, and Dwayne Johnson, 37, each face a felony count of endangering the welfare of a child following an alleged incident involving their 9-month-old daughter outside Johnson’s home at 1310 Scott St. in mid-July, according to city police. In a ...

Mother killed in her West Fourth Street apartment identified

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A 41-year-old single mother, Heather K. Cohick, who was shot to death in her apartment about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, worked in the health field, according to a neighbor. Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr. released the woman’s identity early Thursday afternoon. Cohick lived on ...

Commissioner Mirabito: Non-profit tax exemptions need to be addressed

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A tax exemption for the Geisinger Medical Center that opened in Muncy Township was approved by the Lycoming County commissioners, but not before Commissioner Rick Mirabito voiced his concerns at the $155,000 loss in tax revenue for the county. The commissioners acted in their capacity as the ...