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Lectures in the Republic of Moldova, Barcelona

Education

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University finance and economics professor, Boris Morozov, was given the opportunity to lecture in the Republic of Moldova and present during a conference in Barcelona before the start of the fall 2019 semester. Morozov graduated from Academy of Economic Studies in ...

50 years later, New Year’s baby about to retire

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Jeff McMahon of Wilson Street was the first baby to be born in the county on New Year’s Day of 1970. Today he will not only be celebrating the new year and decade with his 50th birthday anniversary, but also looking forward to retirement after 31 years of government service. “He will have ...

Residents set resolutions, reflect on previous goals

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New Year’s Resolutions often come as a tradition simply to make a change in a new coming year, in this year’s case, coming into a new decade. Many resolutions are set for fitness goals to exercise more, eat healthier foods, drink less caffeine and even to lose weight, but others can come in ...

Zoe Wagner: ‘You have to have hope, you have to stay strong’

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“She’s just happy to be around people,” said 12-year-old Madi Heller. She was talking about Zoe Wagner, the Williamsport Area High School senior who has helped raise thousands of dollars for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by producing and directing benefit concerts each of her four years ...

7 charged with various crimes in Lycoming County

Police Fire and Court

Seven people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • James Edward Coleman, 34, of 206 Brushy Ridge Road; state police; possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, possession of ...

Front-page highlights from December 2019

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The year 2019 had its moments. Today the Sun-Gazette continues a daily offering of news highlights from the year. Following are the stories that made front-page news during December: • Dec. 1 — Small Business Saturday helped to keep local merchants busy as shoppers hit downtown ...

Making winter easier

Letters

It’s winter time again. The cold, the snow and unfortunately, fire are the leading cause of destruction. There are 660 fire hydrants throughout Williamsport. There are seven firefighters on duty per 12-hour shift. Old Lycoming Township Volunteer Fire Co. has 92 hydrants. One way the public ...

Highlights in the news from November of 2019

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The year 2019 had its moments. Today the Sun-Gazette continues a daily offering of news highlights from the year. Following are the stories that made front-page news during November: • Nov. 1 — Halloween was gusty, windy and a complete rainout for most communities which either ...

NYC over 300 killings, but not all were in 2019

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NEW YORK — New York City’s annual homicide total has surpassed 300 for the first time since 2016, fueled by pockets of gang violence, a pair of quadruple killings and an unusual number of bookkeeping adjustments. Through Dec. 22, the city has tallied 311 homicides, compared with 290 at ...

Sondland’s testimony

Letters

It may come as a surprise that all of Gordon Sondland’s so-called testimony may be read by anyone who wants to read it. If anyone does, you will see that it is far from being factual. His testimony is packed with him saying, “I don’t remember,” “I’m not sure” or “I didn’t know ...

Organizers: ‘There is just not enough we can do for our veterans’

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Each month, local military veterans gather to break bread in fellowship and good will, sharing stories, tears and laughs. The early morning breakfasts draw those who’ve worn the uniforms of the Army, Navy and other military branches. They include those who’ve seen the horrors of war, as ...

Landlord appreciation

Letters

I would like to say that Rick and Sara Mirabito are among the greatest landlords out there. They have a heart of gold and would do anything to help you in any way possible. If you’re back on your rent, they help you with a plan to pay it in payments; they help you in ways that you never ...

Local agencies work to find, help Clinton County’s homeless

Region

Many people have heard the phrase “home for the holidays.” It’s part of many a Christmas song. It’s even a movie title. But what if you have no home for the holidays … or any time of year? Clinton County may not be home to any big cities, but that does not mean there are not ...

Calif law will force small businesses to rethink staffing

Business

NEW YORK — A California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect next week, forcing small businesses in and outside the state to rethink their staffing. The law puts tough restrictions on who can be independent contractors or ...

Top news highlights from October 2019

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The year 2019 had its moments. Today the Sun-Gazette continues a daily offering of news highlights from the year. Following are the stories that made front-page news during October: • Oct. 1 — U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, tours Wellsboro and Tioga County, hearing from folks ...

Good role model

Letters

Dec. 5, 2019, national news: David Muir reporting showing two extremely embarrassing moments. One, the interview with Nancy Pelosi, appearing to be extremely upset with questions asked of her becoming rattled and defensive. It seems when they attack Donald Trump, it’s no holds barred, but ...

Family makes life brighter for neighbors

Region

PORT MARION — Life is a little brighter for many, thanks to a Point Marion family whose hearts are filled with compassion for others. Whether helping a community group or leading their own project, Brandi and Gary Newman and their sons Gary Jr., 13, and Logan, 11, have been helping Point ...

The impeachment inquiry

Letters

I think we should end this charade and the Democrats should go back to running the government. In the words of Private Shultz from Hogan’s Heroes, they “found nussing,’” they “know nussing.’” It’s time to get back to running the country. Charles Ardell South Williamsport