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Waupaca Foundry to close Lawrenceville plant

WAUPACA, WISCONSIN- Waupaca Foundry announced today it will close its ductile iron foundry in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania in early August 2020. The closure is an alignment of manufacturing operations in the United States and is a result of capacity that exceeds demand in the supply chain. ...

Ricketts Glen Could Be Crowded

HARRISBURG (AP)-The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is warning the public that Ricketts Glen State Park could reach capacity over Memorial Day weekend, resulting in people being turned away at the entrance. Campers who have reserved sites will not have their access ...

Route 220 Project Continues Next Week

MONTOURSVILLE– Motorists who travel Route 220 are advised that lane restrictions will be implemented next week in Woodward and Piatt Townships, Lycoming County. Work will be conducted during off-peak hours to minimize traffic impacts. Work will include guiderail removal, shoulder ...

New Love Center delivers 6,000 meals with ‘cafe’

JERSEY SHORE — The New Love Center is continuing to work hard to combat hunger in Clinton and Lycoming counties with their six programs for specific needs in the communities they serve. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the need is greater than ever before with businesses closed, people out of ...

Tree plantings delayed until at least November

COVID-19 took a swipe at tree planting delights and spring renewal of the urban forest growth in Williamsport. Additional trees to be planted to contribute to the city’s canopy won’t be able to be planted until at least November, and then again as a spring renewal in 2021, the city ...

Bridge replacement project to begin on Slacks Run Road

On Wednesday, work will begin on the bridge replacement project. Motorists can expect single lane closures under daylight flagging. At 8 a.m., May 18, Slacks Run Road will be closed while a state Department of Transportation maintenance crew removes the old bridge and replaces it with a Box ...

Requests for assistance increase as charities strive to keep up

In the midst of the current health crisis, the need for services to help community members has increased, but the funds to supply such services have been in short supply. With a 25-percent increase in food distribution in March and with every expectation of that number continuing to grow, the ...

Commissioners looking for young artists, authors

LOCK HAVEN — Put on your thinking caps and get out your crayons, colored pencils, markers, and ink pens. The Clinton County Commissioners have a special project for all students who are looking for something interesting and worthwhile to do while staying at home, unable to go to school or ...

Providers for disabled worry about finances

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edward Monk’s job was tough — even before a global pandemic hit. Monk is a caregiver for two men with Down syndrome in a residential home. As a direct support professional, he assists those he cares for with tasks like grooming, preparing meals, administering ...

Firefighters, friends bring birthday wishes to South Side man

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many families wondering how to celebrate birthdays during this time of social distancing. Fortunately for Gerald P. Gephart Sr., a lifelong resident of South Williamsport, his family knew just how to let him know they were thinking about him on his 84th ...

Glacier Pools Preserve honors contributor with trail naming

Hiking, it seems, is the new “thing” to do, and with wooded forests and rocky terrains surrounding the Pennsylvania landscapes, now is an excellent time of year to see the rejuvenation of nature. Two spots with less than 20 minutes of driving time from Muncy are Jacoby Falls and Glacier ...

Greenhouses give flowers to elderly

WASHINGTONVILLE — “Our greenhouses are full of color with few orders going out due to the coronavirus outbreak,” said Nikki Burrows of Muncy, general manager at Kurt Weiss Greenhouses near Washingtonville. What to do with some of the 30,000 traditional Easter lilies whose historic ...

Susquehanna Greenway opens annual photo contest to entries

A regional organization is encouraging people to grab their phones or cameras and for the 9th Annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest: Treasured Towns and Landscapes of the Susquehanna. This open and free photo 2020 contest offers individuals of all ages and ability levels the opportunity ...

No coronavirus at Susque-View; residents coping with guidelines

Amid all the bad news surrounding the coronavirus sweeping the state, nation and the world, there’s definitely a piece of very good news in Lock Haven. There are “no, none, nada, zero” cases of the killer disease at the Susque-View Home, where 111 of our most vulnerable elderly ...

City police name officer of the quarter

Seventeen-year city police veteran Patrolman Thomas Bortz has been selected as the Officer for the Fourth Quarter of 2019 for his involvement in “numerous emergency responses and criminal investigations that resulted in the arrests of multiple suspects,” city Police Chief Damon Hagan said ...

State allocates $487.5 million in liquid fuels money

PennDOT has allocated $487.5 million to distribute amongst certified municipalities to keep up road maintenance and bridges according to a press release. This liquid fuels funding has been made available by a 2013 transportation bill when $320.8 million was allocated by the state. In order ...

Trail fest planned for late March

LOCK HAVEN — On Saturday, March 28, the first ever Bald Eagle Valley Trail Fest will take place on the section of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail that has been developed in Castanea Township. The main focus of the event will be a 5k fun run/walk on the Bald Eagle Valley Trail. It will be ...

Easter Egg Hunt set for Brandon Park

Children likely will excitedly and eagerly scoop up colored eggs with candy and prizes inside at the annual Christy Haberstroh Easter Egg Hunt in a few weeks. The popular activity, which in the past has brought out hundreds of parents, grandparents and family members to Brandon Park will ...

Nurse Family Partnership: Your own personal how-to guide

March 7 is nationally known as Pregnancy Awareness Day and the Lycoming County United Way is helping to raise awareness by spending the month of March sharing knowledge about one of our programs; Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), an affiliated program of the Home Care and Hospice Department at ...