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Descendants of local Civil War hero gather for Wildwood ceremony

Direct descendants of the last Union soldier of the Civil War to be buried in Lycoming County gathered at a ceremony recently held at Wildwood Cemetery. It was an event that united the family and ensured the legacy of a decorated Civil War soldier from the area. Family members spanning ...

Loyalsock school board OKs tax increase

The Loyalsock Township School Board approved a final $26.2 million spending plan for next year that includes a 0.25 mill increase on real estate taxes. For homeowners, it will mean an additional $25 per year in property taxes for homes with an assessed value of $100,000. However, property ...

Excerpts from the Supreme Court’s landmark abortion decision

The Supreme Court, in a ruling Friday, ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years. The court's conservative majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade from 1973 and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the 1992 decision that reaffirmed the right to abortion. ...

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states ...

Federal agents search Trump-era official’s home, subpoena GOP leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents searched a former top Justice Department official’s home and seized records from key Republicans in at least four states linked to Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election, in what were clear signs that authorities are ramping up their ...