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Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration outfit — and vibe — that only he could. Many people quickly highlighted the 79-year-old independent Vermont senator's look, and ...

State resumes Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments

HARRISBURG - The state announced today that the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program in the new federal CARES Act extension are resuming. "Since the federal legislation for the new CARES Act extension was unveiled, L&I's dedicated team has been working tirelessly to update our ...

Lycoming County 53 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., January 22, there were 5,338 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 794,172. There were 193 new deaths reported for a total of 20,321 deaths attributed to COVID-19. Lycoming ...

Weis Markets offering COVID-19 vaccine

SUNBURY (January 20, 2021) - Weis Markets today announced it will begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations in 55 of its in-store pharmacies throughout Pennsylvania beginning Thursday, January 21. Per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pennsylvania Health Department guidance, Weis ...

Lycoming County 63 new COVID-19 cases

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today, January 20, there were 5,664 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 788,834. The state is reporting 260 new deaths today, bringing the state total to 20,128. Lycoming County has had 7,596 COVID-19 cases ...

Region’s hospitals, pharmacies working on answers about vaccine

Where can you get vaccinated against COVID-19? The answer is not clear-cut and it involves a lot of waiting. On Tuesday, the state Department of Health expanded the list of eligible recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine to include more than just health care workers. Now, all adults older ...

Local roundup: Muncy defeats Benton thanks to Branson and Ross Eyer

Branson Eyer scored 15 points, Ross Eyer added 14 and Muncy cruised to a convincing 65-26 win over Benton in boys basketball on Tuesday. Max Rymsza scored 11 points and Connor Sassano added 10. The Indians jumped out to a 20-10 lead after the first quarter and held a convincing 42-16 lead at ...

Lycoming County 69 new COVID-19 cases

HARRIBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today, January 20, there were 5,984 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 783,170. There are 4,593 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 918 patients are in the intensive care unit with ...

State awards $2.76 million grant to area sewer project

LAIRDSVILLE - A sewer project here will receive a $2.76 million grant through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), according to state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, and state Rep. Joe Hamm, R-Hepburn Township. As part of the current round of PENNVEST loan and ...

Robert S. Walbridge

Robert S. Walbridge, 52, of Cogan Station, passed away peacefully at UPMC Susquehanna on Dec. 28, 2020, following complications related to a car accident, on Thanksgiving. He was born on Dec. 16, 1968 in Las Vegas, Nev. Rob was preceded in death by his infant son Kane, and brother Rick. He is ...

Lycoming County 47 new COVID-19 cases

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed January 19, that there were 5,341 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 777,186. There were 77 new deaths reported for a total of 19,467 deaths attributed to COVID-19. Lycoming County has ...

State expands COVID-19 vaccine eligiblilty

The state Department of Health announced today that those ages 65 and older and ages 16 to 64 with serious health conditions will be able to receive their vaccinations under the updated phase 1A vaccine distribution guidelines created by the federal government. The guidelines have been adapted ...

Rock slide in Lairdsville impacts traffic

LAIRDSVILLE- Motorists should use caution in the area of Route 118 and Beaver Run Road, where a rockslide was reported to have occurred about 1:20 this afternoon. Lairdsville firefighters reported the road was initially completely blocked. The road has reopened.

Lycoming County 29 new COVID-19 cases

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed January 18, that there were 4,045 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 771,845. There were 80 new deaths reported for a total of 19,390 deaths attributed to COVID-19. Lycoming County has ...

Texas Roadhouse coming to Loyalsock Township

A Texas Roadhouse restaurant will be built on land where a vacant Ruby Tuesday is located in Loyalsock Township on the Golden Strip. Texas Roadhouse restaurant officials said they are working on final approvals on the closed Ruby Tuesday site on East Third Street. Once the township ...

Tanker truck driver trapped following Williamsport crash

WILLIAMSPORT - City and Old Lycoming Township firefighters worked for nearly 30 minutes to free the operator of a tanker truck that overturned on an off-ramp just before 9 a m. Saturday. The crash occurred on the Route 15 North off-ramp of Route 220. The ramp is between the Reach Road and ...

Lycoming County 79 new COVID-19 cases

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., January 16, that there were 7,166 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 761,777. As of 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 15, there were 231 new deaths reported for a total of ...

Woman arraigned after alleged stabbing, car crash in Williamsport

A woman has been arraigned on charges related to a stabbing at 9:40 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of Franklin Street. Williamsport police initially responded to the stabbing where they found a victim, whose gender remained unidentified, with a stab wound to either the back or possibly the ...

Williamsport woman charged with homicide

City police have arrested and charged an Adams Street woman with criminal homicide and attempted homicide in relation to a Thursday stabbing of her boyfriend and death of an infant. Corrie Shanikah Cowlay-Saunders, 22, of 344 Adams St. was arraigned before District Judge Christian Frey and ...

Lycoming County 52 new COVID-19 cases

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., January 15, that there were 6,047 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 754,611. As of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, January 14, there were 215 new deaths reported for a total of ...