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John E. Sellinger Sr.

John E. Sellinger Sr., 81, of Lock Haven, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 Main St., Howard. Friends and family will be received from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the ...

Elvina L. Grimins

Elvina Louise Grimins, of Painted Post, N.Y., 89, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, at her little house in Painted Post surrounded by the love of her family. Born Elvina Louise Pepperman to Eugene Pepperman and Hazel Carr on Oct. 18, 1929, in Jersey Shore, Elvina was predeceased by her ...

State health department giving out Narcan

Narcan kits, meant to reverse the effects of opioids on the brain and respiratory system to save someone’s life, will be distributed at a local site. The state Department of Health is going to hand them out at no cost while supplies last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the department’s ...

Shikellamy at Jersey Shore

Shikellamy PPG—7.5, YPG—223.7; PPA—26.0, YPA—304.5 Shikellamy facts: The Braves were less than a minute from opening their season with a victory against District 4 Class AAA title contender Danville before losing on a last-second touchdown. Shikellamy has played good defense at times, ...

Local roundup: South girls tennis now 10-0

South Williamsport kept its undefeated season intact in girls tennis with a 4-1 win against Central Columbia to improve to 10-0. Olivia Dorner won, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 singles for the Mounties and Lily Summerson (No. 2 singles) and Lauren Peck (No. 3) also won in singles ...

Psychological warfare plays on collective gullibility

Well, they’re at it again, trying to pit Americans against each other and thus, disrupting the upcoming presidential election. The Russians? We don’t know, although it is certain that the Kremlin’s online campaign of inciting dissention among us never stopped. Someone decided ...

13 people charged with various crimes

Thirteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Willie Humphries III, 43, of 130 Locust St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment ...

98 new state troopers welcomed to law enforcement

In a ceremony at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 98 cadets in the 156th graduating class were congratulated and welcomed into Pennsylvania State law enforcement after completing training over the last 28 weeks in Hershey. Seven of the cadets received special awards alongside their graduation. ...

Bison lose on the road

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Sacred Heart used a 23-point second quarter to roll in an 30-10 win over Bucknell on Saturday. Bucknell hosts Villanova on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Bison’s first home game this season. Sacred Heart scored the first points when Noah Gettman hit a 32-yard ...

Wellsboro boys return plenty of talent

The NTL is full of teams searching for replacements from key graduates. The top two goal-scorers in the area came from the league up north and one of the better goal-keepers who put his gloves on for Wellsboro is also gone. But the league is far from lacking talent. Wellsboro returns two ...

International LLWS all-star team

(Stats through Saturday's games) Catcher – Hendrik Maestre, Venezuela: Maybe the best defensive catcher in the entire tournament, he was most valuable to Venezuela because of what he did with his glove and his arm than what he did with his bat. A fundamentally sound catcher, Maestre gave ...

Cutters win at Bowman

Rudy Rott gave the Cutters all the offense it needed in a 3-1 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in the series finale Saturday night at Bowman Field. Tyler Burch pitched a four inning gem and got the win on the mound after the Cutters dropped the first two games of the home series. “We ...

H.S. roundup: Hauser breaks 200 on ground in Wellsboro’s win over CV

Aidan Hauser started the season off with a monster game, rushing for 201 yards and four touchdowns as Wellsboro defeated Cowanesque Valley, 53-6. The Green Hornets opened the game with a 20-point first quarter and took a 39-6 lead into the half. Cowanesque’s only score was a ...

Mahnke’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ provides easily digestible stories

Unlike the endings of his stories, it’s no surprise Aaron Mahnke is a master storyteller, weaving together tales of history’s most fascinating characters. And while Mahnke sketches out the interesting, and often still unknown, backstories of figures like Thomas Edison, many of his stories ...

Suspect in City Hall threats case identified

City police said a Washington D.C. man was in custody on a warrant, charging him with allegedly making threatening telephone calls to City Hall on Tuesday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Kevin Bascomb, 34, at his home about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. "From his ...

City Hall on lockdown after violent threats

Williamsport police are investigating phone calls in which a man threatened to come to City Hall with a weapon and kill unspecified people, according to a news release from city police. The calls occurred before 9 a.m. Tuesday. City officials were limiting access to the building Tuesday after ...

Lock Haven police: Stand-off ends with self-inflicted death

LOCK HAVEN ­— A police stand-off with a man in a downtown Lock Haven apartment ended at about 8 a.m. Thursday after a SWAT team rammed the door and entered the building on Bellefonte Avenue and found the man dead. Lock Haven City Police Chief Kristin Smith said Thomas Matthews died of a ...

West End 13s open regional with a shutout victory

In the Babe Ruth 13-year-old Mid-Atlantic Regional, West End had 16 hits and Tyler Gee pitched five innings of two-hit ball as West End defeated South New Jersey, 15-0, in six innings. West End moves on to play Centre County this morning at 8 a.m. in Altoona. “We played a complete ...

Elaine Ann Packer

Elaine Ann Packer, 69, of Wellsboro, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at her home. She was born on Oct. 2, 1949, in Penn Yan, N.Y. A burial will take place at Watson Cemetery in Roseville. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Mansfield, is assisting the ...

Stewart off to strong start with Williamsport

The Williamsport Crosscutters’ D.J. Stewart can’t help but laugh when he’s mistaken for the other D.J. Stewart playing pro baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. How could you not? After all, the Cutters’ D.J. Stewart is African-American and the D.J. Stewart who has played 24 games in ...