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Ice Cube gets it — almost

Rapper/actor Ice Cube is on the brink of understanding the left-wing con! He appears on the verge of understanding the fake product that the Democrats and the media have been peddling: that America remains guilty of “systemic racism.” In a video Cube posted on social media, he wondered ...

Disgusting Professorial Teachings

The ugliness that we have recently witnessed including rioting, billions of dollars of property destruction, assaults, murders and grossly stupid claims about our nation has its origins on college campuses. Two websites, College Reform and College Fix, report on the despicable teachings on ...

Renovo man accused in stabbing Sunday morning

RENOVO — A fight in the parking lot of the Green Lantern in the early morning hours Sunday left one man hospitalized with 17 stab wounds, and a warrant issued for the arrest of another man on charges of aggravated assault. The victim, Bradley Shearer, 37, of Renovo, is a patient at UPMC ...

Lycoming County 10 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 27, that there were 2,751 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 198,446. Daily increases are now comparable with what we saw in April 2020, and today's increase is the ...

Montoursville High School to move remote instruction Wednesday

Montoursville High School will move to remote instruction as recommended by the state departments of Education and Health after two students tested positive for COVID-19. This means students will continue their schooling remotely beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28, through Nov. 3. Any extracurricular ...

Williamsport students to return to five-day, in-person learning

By a 7-2 vote, the Williamsport Area School Board reversed a recent decision to remain in the hybrid model of instruction, paving the way for students to return to five-day, in-person instruction beginning with elementary students on Nov. 2, followed by secondary students on Nov. 9. The vote ...

Court packing is no hypothetical

Joe Biden finally broke his monthslong silence on court packing. Previously, he refused to take a stand — “whatever position I take in that, that’ll become the issue,” he said in the Sept. 29 debate. He said voters didn’t “deserve to know” his position or would know it “when the ...

A brief history of court packing

Since the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the determination of President Donald Trump to fill her Supreme Court seat before Election Day with the traditionalist Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the concept of court packing has reared its head. The phrase “court packing” is a ...

Lycoming County 8 new COVID-19 case

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 26, that there were 1,407 new cases, in addition to 1,666 new cases reported Sunday, October 25 for a two-day total of 3,073 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to ...

Lycoming County 14 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 25, that there were 1,666 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 194,288. Daily increases are now comparable with what we saw in April 2020. There are 8,666 total deaths ...

Delivery driver shot on First Avenue Friday night

A delivery driver was reportedly shot in the shoulder in front of 688 First Ave. about 11:45 p.m. Friday, Williamsport police told the Sun-Gazette. The delivery driver told Williamsport police that multiple suspects, wearing dark clothing and dark hoodies, attempted to rob him and shot him ...

Lycoming County 14 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 24, that there were 2,043 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 192,622. Daily increases are now comparable with what we saw in April 2020. The number of tests ...

Can Joe Biden be trusted?

It was President Richard Nixon who said in the midst of the enveloping Watergate scandal: “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook. I earned everything I’ve got.” That standard should be applied to Joe Biden before the election. He ...

Sowing confusion in the weeks before an election

As you might expect in the final weeks of an election, there seems to be some confusion about what is news, what is manipulation and what is censorship. Let me see if I can help sort things out. First, there has been a lot of speculation about a much-discussed New York Post story alleging, ...

Lycoming County 4 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 23, that there were 2,219 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 190,579. Daily increases are now comparable with what we saw in April 2020, with today’s case count the ...

Liberals panicking over possibility of a 2016 repeat

The 2016 election lives loudly in everybody right now. On the Trumpian right, “the polls were wrong before” isn’t merely an observation, it’s a catechism. And on the anti-Trumpian left, it’s a constant source of anxiety bordering on panic. It’s making a lot of folks a little ...

Lycoming County 8 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG-HARRISBURG-The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., October 22, that there were 2,063 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 188,360. The number of cases reported today is one of the highest numbers reported since the ...

County’s 2021 budget proposal does not raise taxes

Lycoming County commissioners are unveiling a no-tax-hike spending plan for next year. The budget includes a $23 million deficit due to a number of projects that have been pushed back to 2021. But county officials indicated that the deficit is not the concern it may appear to be. “We are ...

Section of East Third Street to reopen

While one section of roadway east of downtown Williamsport is reopening, another section of roadway — Warrensville Road as it crosses the municipal line between Loyalsock and Eldred townships — will remain closed. East Third Street between State and Basin street reopens Friday. The ...

Breaking news: Not everything is terrible

We devote a lot of mental energy to things that are going wrong or could go wrong. It’s human nature. As the sociobiologists teach us, our ancestors were not the ones who heard a rustling in the grass and figured, “Eh, it’s probably nothing.” We are descended from the ones who said: ...