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Progress: Health

By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com “This part of Pennsylvania has a dedicated workforce, highly skilled in manufacturing positions. That’s sort of our DNA here,” said Shawn McLaughlin, planning director at the Union County Government Center, of the “southern tier” — ...

Progress: Industry

By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com “This part of Pennsylvania has a dedicated workforce, highly skilled in manufacturing positions. That’s sort of our DNA here,” said Shawn McLaughlin, planning director at the Union County Government Center, of the “southern tier” — ...

Progress: Religion

By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com Lycoming County has always been known as a community of churches. Recently, several churches have celebrated milestones of 100 years or more in existence. Christ Church, at the corner of Mulberry and Fourth streets, is set to mark its 150th ...

Progress: Center City and Historic District

By MARK MARONEY mmaroney@sungazette.com The city’s Central Business and Historic districts are fast becoming fun and valuable destinations for residents and visitors alike. On any given day or night, the rush of activities may be seen as people head in and out of businesses, ...

Progress: East End, West End and Surrounding Areas

By MARK MARONEY mmaroney@sungazette.com They are the city bookends, also known as the East End and the Newberry neighborhood on the city’s western end. The city has been undergoing major transportation- and commerce-related projects in these parts of the city that began a few years ago ...

Progress: Jersey Shore

By MALLORIE McILWAIN mmcilwain@sungazette.com JERSEY SHORE — The small borough of Jersey Shore is fundraising for an upcoming $6.5 million road project alongside new additions for resident recreation and community service. Joseph Hamm, borough manager, said that 2019 was a year ...

Progress: Lock Haven

By MALLORIE McILWAIN mmcilwain@sungazette.com LOCK HAVEN — It is in the spirit of collaboration that various local groups are working to transform one of downtown Lock Haven’s most iconic buildings into a cultural, business and performing arts center. Members of the Free & Accepted ...

Progress: Lycoming Creek

By DEREK DANNEKER ddanneker@sungazette.com Following the Lycoming Creek north, burgeoning communities will be found replete with developments and new business opportunities. With the installation of Route 15 in the 70s, traffic along Lycoming Creek Road relaxed and the barriers that ...

Progress: South Williamsport

By MARK MARONEY mmaroney@sungazette.com The boroughs of South Williamsport and DuBoistown are neighbors, so their officials have taken steps this year to join forces on police and stormwater management — to provide more coverage and to fund and manage complex environmental compliance ...

Progress: Muncy, Montgomery, Hughesville

By DEREK DANNEKER ddanneker@sungazette.com The Muncy area is going through several changes which may present difficulties but also enhance the potential for new business, said officials. “We’ll endeavor to manage growth responsibility while maintaining the classic rural character ...

Progress: Montoursville

By MIKE REUTHER mreuther@sungazette.com The borough of Montoursville is comprised of 4.2 square miles and located just east of Loyalsock Township. Bordered by the Suquehanna River and Armstrong Township to the south and Loyalsock Creek to the north and west, the borough has a population of ...

Progress: Loyalsock Township

By MIKE REUTHER mreuther@sungazette.com A bedroom community that that butts up against the city of Williamsport, Loyalsock Township has its center in a thoroughfare of businesses, restaurants and strip malls mimicking suburban sprawl. Loyalsock is a township of 10,970 people bordering the ...

Progress: Northern Region

By DEREK DANNEKER ddanneker@sungazette.com Mansfield, Wellsboro and surrounding communities have become tourist hot spots and agriculture and other economic sectors are slated for a comeback, said officials. The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently announced $1.5 ...

Progress: Southern Region

By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com “This part of Pennsylvania has a dedicated workforce, highly skilled in manufacturing positions. That’s sort of our DNA here,” said Shawn McLaughlin, planning director at the Union County Government Center, of the “southern tier” — ...