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Drugmakers fought opioid limits amid crisis

September 18, 2016 The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming... more »»

‘Economic generator’ for county needs secure, modern terminal

September 18, 2016 The Williamsport Regional Airport is a gateway to rest of the world, according to local airport and business leaders. more »»

Local aviation’s rise and decline

September 18, 2016 On July 29, 1929, what was to become the Williamsport Regional Airport was dedicated, but it would be nearly a decade — 1938 — before the first airline service began there. more »»

County releases police dispatches

September 18, 2016 Countywide emergency dispatch records, including police logs, have been provided to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette following the filing of Right to Know requests with Lycoming County earlier this month. more »»

Fire on edge of Hughesville leaves 5 homeless

September 18, 2016 HUGHESVILLE — A total of five people were left homeless late Saturday morning after a bedroom fire broke out in one of two apartments above the 220 Pit Stop on Route 220, just outside the borough in... more »»

Police: Anti-cop note found at scene of Philly rampage

September 18, 2016 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A “rambling” note expressing hatred for police was found after a man opened fire on a Philadelphia police officer then went on a shooting spree, injuring a second officer, killin... more »»

Mayor’s wife withdraws PFA, gets no-contact agreement

September 17, 2016 Mayor Gabriel J. Campana and his wife, Sonia C. more »»

10-year-old offers to buy cop lunch

September 17, 2016 A young lad visiting South Williamsport recently wanted to treat a police officer to lunch but instead was taken by the officer in his patrol car for a slice of pizza. more »»

After 5 years, Trump admits Obama US-born

September 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — After five years as the chief promoter of a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace, Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Friday and acknowledged the fact that the president was born in... more »»

Writer of classic play dies in NY

September 17, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “A Delicate Balance,” die... more »»

Americans divided on flag, anthem, other symbols

September 17, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — The oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States opens every meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, a tradition resulting from a long fight to prove Hispanics belong in this... more »»

Council OKs application for tree-planting grant

September 17, 2016 City Council on Thursday approved the administration’s request to submit a grant application to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as part of a program to buy and plant shade... more »»

Annexation without proper information

September 17, 2016 In the days leading to Williamsport’s incorporation as a city, farmers and others living in the land west of Lycoming Creek sought to have their own borough. more »»

Street projects to cause delays, detours and lane restrictions

September 17, 2016 Several street projects to be aware of in city starting Monday, they include: • Milling starts on Woodmont Avenue, from Hawthorne to Belmont avenues; Vallamont Drive, from Cherry and Campbell... more »»

Jury: Man guilty of recklessly endangering shot child

September 16, 2016 The jury returned a verdict for Cody A. more »»

Leaf peepers should expect lots of color, maybe not as brilliant due to dry summer

September 16, 2016 WELLSBORO — With fall about to start, and the leaves beginning to change, leaf peepers will soon make their annual pilgrimage to the region to view the annual colorful display, only this year’s may... more »»

Mayor wants rewriting of ordinance

September 16, 2016 Minutes after the city zoning hearing board on Thursday denied a variance requested by a banner production company to sell 121 banners to downtown businesses for display on light poles in the city’s... more »»

Council OKs payment for city pensions

September 16, 2016 City Council approved Thursday the city’s minimum municipal pension obligation of $3.8 million for police and fire departments and office and employee fund. more »»

Veteran’s Grove dedication Saturday

September 16, 2016 Old Lycoming Township residents now have their own monument to veterans of all U.S. wars, thanks to the efforts of volunteers such as Bob Minier, Joy Livermore and others. more »»

Write-in bid for state house launched

September 16, 2016 A local business owner in Montoursville has decided to run against incumbent state Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, as a write-in candidate in November, and said he will not raise taxe. more »»



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