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Bicycle Recycle in Pajama Factory pedals through pandemic

For seven years, the Bicycle Recycle shop has been the epitome of upcycling, taking used bicycles, refurbishing them if possible or turning them into parts to be reused or recycled as scrap metal. Owners David and Louise Stone, along with their team of volunteers, have sold bikes, helped ...

UPMC doctors: Booster shots keep immune systems COVID-savvy

Booster shots for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are very important — for certain segments of the population, according to Dr. Donald Yealy, UPMC chief medical officer and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Graham Snyder, UPMC medial director of infection prevention and ...

Judge to decide on Montoursville mask restraining order this week

The Montoursville Area School District mask lawsuit by parents will continue for at least another week. U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann said he would decide Friday whether to issue a temporary restraining order to stop the district from enforcing a mask policy mirroring what the ...

Sun-Gazette staff promotions announced: Team of editors takes over newsroom

The Williamsport Sun-Gazette and www.sungazette.com are pleased to announce the promotion of several veteran and new staff members as the community newspaper strengthens its market reach through robust print and online content, while at the same time saying a bittersweet “happy retirement” ...

L. Lee Janssen retiring as Sun-Gazette editor

L. Lee “Laura” Janssen has announced her retirement as editor of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. When she was promoted to lead the editorial department on Oct. 1, 2017, Janssen became the community newspaper’s first female editor. As such, she has managed the newsroom and served as ...

Minimum pension obligation approved by Williamsport city council

City Council approved a $4 million pension item Thursday, which is the minimum obligation to cover the city’s pensions for Bureaus of Police and Fire and its officers and employees. The costs for the 2022 pension plans are $1.8 million for police, $1.1 million for fire and $1.1 million for ...