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April 16, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the years, Lycoming County Children and Youth services and approaches have changed. This series has focused on the newer face and phases of the agency. more »»

Wrongful death suit filed against city patrolman

April 16, 2014 A city police officer charged criminally with vehicular homicide, involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment now faces a wrongful death civil lawsuit filed by the mother of the man he is... more »»

Public meetings planned for petrochemical plant

April 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Shell Oil Co. plans to hold public meetings Wednesday to discuss the possibility of building a huge petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania. more »»

AP NewsBreak: Iran cuts nuke weapons ability

April 16, 2014 VIENNA — The United Nations will release a report this week certifying that Iran’s ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced because it has diluted half of its material that can be... more »»

Overcrowding at prison is a county concern

April 16, 2014 The Lycoming County commissioners will vote Thursday on an agreement with Columbia County Prison that has the potential to alleviate some of the prison overcrowding here. more »»

Man gets 8 years in prison for ‘horrific’ child porn collection

April 16, 2014 A South Williamsport man will serve eight years in prison for possessing child pornography following a sentencing Tuesday in U.S. Middle District Court. Jeremy T. more »»

Public hearing set for sewage plant funds

April 16, 2014 The public will have a chance Thursday to weigh in on a funding realignment for the Beaver Lake Sewage Treatment Plant project. more »»

Investigators declare 3 recent fires accidental

April 16, 2014 Three of four fires that occurred in the region during a two-day period have been ruled accidental, according to investigators. more »»

Bicycle and River Fest scheduled May 10 at South Side sports park

April 16, 2014 Dust off the bicycles, grab some friends and head over to the Susquehanna Greenway Bicycle and River Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. May 10 at the South Williamsport Sports Park. more »»

City bus drivers, mechanics probably will get pay hike

April 16, 2014 City bus drivers and mechanics and other workers in the union will likely see a pay raise if City Council approves the contract amendment tonight. more »»

Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

April 16, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s open records agency has ruled that the state government must disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of... more »»

Foreign exchange students recognized during board meeting

April 16, 2014 It was a night for Williamsport Area School Board members to enjoy the best and brightest their school district has to offer as a string of introductions were made to the board. more »»

Adoption a bittersweet solution

April 15, 2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the years, Lycoming County Children and Youth services and approaches have changed. This series focuses on the newer face and phases of the agency.) Warm hugs. Neglect. more »»

Tax hike looming

April 15, 2014 JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School Board learned Monday night from Superintendent Dr. Dorothy Chappel and business manager Adrienne Craig that a tax increase of 2. more »»

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 newborns

April 15, 2014 PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were bor. more »»

Questions linger year after Boston bombs

April 15, 2014 BOSTON — A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it... more »»

$500,000 grant could fix sidewalks, street lights

April 15, 2014 City Council will hold its meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, not the regular Thursday night schedule. more »»

South Williamsport swears in new council member

April 15, 2014 The South Williamsport Borough Council heard from two candidates for a vacant 2nd Ward council seat Monday evening, ultimately electing Albert Morrison III by a 4-3 vot. more »»

Tax hike may be in Muncy School District’s future

April 15, 2014 MUNCY — Business Manager David Edkin reported on the 2014-15 general fund budget draft which, with a proposed 0.35-mill increase in real estate taxes, will result in a balanced budget. more »»

Penn College professors to discuss environmental ethics, implications

April 15, 2014 With the invention of Google Earth, it’s possible to truly understand the ecological effects of industrialization and population growth anywhere on the planet. more »»

Jersey Shore approves sidewalk project

April 15, 2014 By MIKE REUTHER JERSEY SHORE — Borough council Monday night approved the use of Community Development Block Grant funding for a sidewalk improvement project. more »»



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