1 injured in motorcycle crash

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The operator of a motorcycle, James Stutzman, 40, of Williamsport, was treated at UPMC Williamsport for injuries he suffered when the bike and a car collided at Sixth and Park avenues about 10:10 a.m. Wednesday, city police said. The driver of the car fled the scene, but police soon located him ...

McCall Middle School students’ essays win contest


When McCall Middle School teacher John Ravert saw the flyer about the “Days of Remembrance” essay contest, he was in the middle of teaching his students a unit about Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in the Netherlands and died in a Nazi concentration camp. So, he decided that his ...

Missing person sought by state troopers

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State police in Montoursville are searching for Kristopher Michael Fike, an area man who has been missing for 11 days. Fike, 32, of Williamsport, is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and 170 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair. Fike was last seen June 5 at approximately 11 a.m. According ...

Williamsport Area School Board approves tax increase

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By a unanimous vote, members of the Williamsport Area School Board approved increasing the real estate tax rates by .35 mills to 17.24 for the upcoming year. The current rate is 16.89 mills. The increase means that property owners will pay $35 more per $100,000 of the assessed value of their ...