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County continues to struggle with prison overcrowding

July 6, 2016 Continuous overcrowding at the Lycoming County Prison has forced the county to begin a third contract with an outside county for inmate housing, according to the county authorities. more »»

Public safety committee discusses ways to help out police

July 6, 2016 When one sees suspicious activity, he or she should call the city police non-emergency phone number. That’s what city police discussed Tuesday with the city public safety committee of City Council. more »»

Budget talks enter new week with no deal on taxes in sight

July 6, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — Negotiators reported no agreement on financing state government’s $31. more »»

Clergy abuse advocate found hanged

July 6, 2016 EBENSBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who spoke out against clergy abuse after publicly identifying himself as a victim of a predator priest has killed himself, authorities sai. more »»

Holiday celebrated with food, fireworks, music

July 5, 2016 The Fourth of July is a day where Americans celebrate becoming independent from England by grilling hamburgers, visiting loved ones and watching colorful fireworks displays at the end of the da. more »»

Committee approves $88 million transportation plan

July 5, 2016 The county’s $88 million transportation plan was approved by the Williamsport Area Transportation Study Technical Committee on Thursday and will go on to final approval by the coordinating committee... more »»

House bill would fix gas royalties for lease owners

July 5, 2016 A state House bill would provide increased gas drilling royalty payments to lease owners by curbing the company’s ability to reduce payments by deducting post-production costs, according to a local... more »»

Suicide bombers strike holy site in Saudi Arabia

July 5, 2016 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suicide bombing outside one of Islam’s holiest sites killed four Saudi security forces on Monday, and similar attacks outside a Shiite mosque and a U.. more »»

With few political allies, likely nominee plans celebrity convention

July 5, 2016 By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press CLEVELAND — Donald Trump’s team promises an extraordinary display of political entertainment at this month’s Republican National Convention, with the accent on... more »»

President to join Democratic contender in North Carolina

July 5, 2016 WASHINGTON — They’ve been bitter rivals, allies and colleague. more »»

Security ordered tightened as death toll hits 157

July 5, 2016 BAGHDAD (AP) — As the death toll from the weekend truck bombing in Baghdad climbed to 157, Iraq’s embattled prime minister ordered new security measures, including abandoning the use of... more »»

Some former hostages being questioned over Bangladesh attack

July 5, 2016 NEW DELHI (AP) — Some of the hostages rescued from the weekend attack on an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh’s capital were questioned Monday by investigators searching for clues about the possible... more »»

Solar-powered spacecraft to be sent to explore Jupiter

July 5, 2016 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar syste. more »»

2 injured in car crash

July 5, 2016 Two people were seriously injured in a violent crash early Monday morning. City police responded to the crash around 4:50 a.m. and found the two people inside of the vehicle unresponsive, police said. more »»

Fair Play men signed own declaration of independence beneath area elm tree

July 4, 2016 JERSEY SHORE — The “most remarkable coincident” of the Revolutionary struggle, according to one historian, happened under an elm tree on what was Indian land not far from here. more »»

Sunny day, rainy night a possibility

July 4, 2016 Though today is predicted to be sunny and warm, it looks like there may be rain in the evening. more »»

Local man watches childhood street become haven for drugs

July 4, 2016 When Joe Fioretti returned to Anthony Street after years away, it had changed drastically from the street he knew growing up. more »»

Property tax hikes, Planned Parenthood funding ban among measures seeing votes

July 4, 2016 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: Federal • The U.S. more »»

Washington state, Hawaii fight wildfires

July 4, 2016 CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Fire crews contained a wildfire Sunday in central Washington’s Kittitas County. more »»

Wheeland against 24-hour agenda bill

July 3, 2016 House legislation would require public meeting agendas to be posted 24 hours before the meeting and restrict action on items that are not on the agenda, but a local lawmaker says the bill could caus... more »»



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