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Gold Star Memorial constructed

Bailey Granite, of Kentucky, assembles a granite bench during the installation of the Central Pennsylvania Gold Star Families Monument at the Lycoming County Veterans Memorial Park in Williamsport on Tuesday. A Gold Star Family is the immediate family of a fallen service member. The memorial ...

Williamsport’s financial audits for 2019, 2020 ‘rough,’ auditors claim

An auditing firm says the city’s financial state for the years 2019 and 2020 is more questionable than anyone thought — and it needs more time and staff to answer those questions. Auditors Zelenkofske Axelrod asked Tuesday for Williamsport City Council’s finance committee to recommend a ...

Commissioners take first step in jobs creation plan

Another tool was added to the county’s toolbox to attract businesses to the area when the Lycoming County commissioners approved a jobs creation plan program. The program, as it was presented Tuesday, would be available to eligible businesses that agree to create, from a negotiated start ...

$1.25M coming in state grants

State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, and state Rep. Jeff Wheeland, R-Loyalsock Township, announced Lycoming County and Lending Properties LLC were awarded Redevelopment Assistance Capitol Program grants. RACP is a Commonwealth grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for ...

Keller responds to issues facing region

Two proposals have the attention of U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer — the possibility of locating Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices on Williamsport’s Reach Road and an effort by the Maryland Air National Guard to conduct low-altitude training over Tioga County. “Our office ...

Pleas made to South Williamsport School Board for more mental health awareness

South Williamsport School District officials were asked to deal seriously with student mental health and suicide issues. Several people showed up at this week’s school board meeting to make the case for action in light of a recent suicide involving a district student. Among those addressing ...