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Floodplain ordinance amended in Woodward

May 19, 2016 LINDEN — A floodplain ordinance amendment was approved by the Woodward Township supervisors at their meeting Wednesday night. more »»

Roundtable seeks ways to address elder issues

May 18, 2016 In hopes of addressing the growing problems of elder abuse and neglect, the Elder Justice Roundtable met for the first time Tuesday the Third Street Plaza in Williamsport. more »»

State House panel votes for a GOP pension bill

May 18, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — A Republican plan to help address Pennsylvania’s massive pension debt moved out of a legislative committee on Tuesday, putting a divisive and expensive problem on the table as... more »»

Significant highway construction seen in months and years ahead

May 18, 2016 Five major highway and bridge improvement projects planning for the next several years were reviewed this week by the Williamsport Area Transportation Study coordinating committee. more »»

Williamsport Area eyes tax hike for 2016-17

May 18, 2016 The proposed 2016-17 Williamsport Area School District budget was approved by the School Board on Tuesday night with a tax increase of 0.39 mills. more »»

Pennsylvania doctors launch anti-opioid addiction effort

May 18, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Medical Society launched an education effort Tuesday to help physicians and patients find treatment alternatives to highly addictive painkillers in an effort to... more »»

Loyalsock Township board eyes its 4th tax hike in 12 years

May 18, 2016 The Loyalsock Township School Board voted unanimously to adopt a 2016-17 proposed budget with revenues and expenditures of $21.8 million Wednesday. more »»

Panel explores split-rate tax pluses, minuses

May 18, 2016 The first ad hoc committee of City Council on the pros and cons of switching to a split-rate tax on real estate was held Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Teacher sorry for comparing special needs student to Hitler

May 18, 2016 WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A teacher has apologized for writing emails saying that accommodating a special needs student was similar to appeasing Adolf Hitler. more »»

Montgomery board OKs tax increase

May 18, 2016 MONTGOMERY — A $15,910,000 final proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year was passed by the Montgomery Area School Board at its meeting Tuesday night. The new budget reflects an increase of 0. more »»

Jury selected for man’s trial in death of toddler

May 18, 2016 The jury was selected Tuesday in Lycoming County Court for the involuntary manslaughter trial for Brandon Scott Hoffman in the death of his girlfriend’s small son last May. Hoffman, 21, of 409 S. more »»

County properties have too much vacant space

May 18, 2016 Lycoming County properties have excess space and the county commissioners are working to determine how much of it is necessar. more »»

Clinton, Sanders duke it out in 2 states

May 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck in Kentucky’s presidential primary Tuesday, as Clinton declared victory and sought to blunt the momentum of her Democratic... more »»

Outdoor gym area coming to city Y

May 18, 2016 The Williamsport Branch YMCA, 641 Walnut St., has started a project to add an outdoor gym area next to the Red Shield Community Garden. more »»

Brandon Park group to partner with city Little League in ’17

May 18, 2016 The Brandon Park Commission is working on a lease agreement with the Williamsport Area Little League in which Little League will lease the T-ball, softball and baseball fields at Brandon Park for th... more »»

Trump files new financial report, saying business strong

May 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has filed new financial documents describing his personal wealth — and he isn’t waiting until they’re public to say they’re good. more »»

Project Bald Eagle town hall meeting set in Jersey Shore

May 18, 2016 The heroin epidemic is only “a Williamsport problem.” At least that’s what people living in the smaller communities in Lycoming County might think. But they would be wrong. more »»

Coalition in the final stages of creating strategic plan

May 18, 2016 The new strategic reentry plan for ex-offenders is in its final phase as the Lycoming County Reentry Coalition irons out final details before the plan is submitted for adoption. more »»

Muncy looks at land repurposing

May 18, 2016 MUNCY — A resolution designating Joshua Schnitzlein, hazard mitigation planner for Lycoming County, as an agent for the borough for the mitigation of two properties was approved by Muncy Borough... more »»

Lane restrictions set on Route 220

May 18, 2016 Motorists in Lycoming County are advised that lane restrictions will be in effect on Thursday and Friday on Route 220 at Jersey Shore so a contractor can pull fiber optic cable across the highway. more »»



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