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Company seeks tax abatement for expansion

To bring more jobs to the county, the Lycoming County Commissioners agreed that they would be on board to offer Jersey Shore a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) for a possible expansion. A final vote on the measure would take place at the beginning of next month after ...

Couple completes Home Ownership Program

When Qunett Ransom and Kerry Morris came for a visit to Williamsport from Jersey City, New Jersey, they fell in love with the city and today they are homeowners thanks to a program through the Lycoming Housing Authority. “My sister was living over here and we came to visit and I just fell ...

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug ...

Williamsport City transit takes further steps as authority date draws closer

The next time Williamsport City Council meets, River Valley Transit Authority will be officially in place. River Valley Transit, the city and regional bus service, becomes an authority as of July 1, and council will meet at 7 p.m. on July 7. The City Council transit oversight committee gave ...