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Hurricane slams Puerto Rico

HAVANA (AP) — Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico's southwest coast on Sunday as it unleashed landslides, knocked the power grid out and ripped up asphalt from roads and flung the pieces around. Forecasters said the storm would cause massive flooding and threatened to dump “historic” ...

Taiwan hit hard by earthquake

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan on Sunday, toppling a three-story building and temporarily trapping four people inside, stranding about 400 tourists on a mountainside, and knocking part of a passenger train off its tracks. One person died and nine people had ...

Hughesville defeats Warrior Run

Kelby Gordner ran for 71 yards and a touchdown, Angelo Ferrigno ran for 52 yards and Mason Hoppes added 40 and a score in Hughesville’s 28-point win over the Defenders, 34-6. Luke Kaiser added a touchdown run in the first quarter to put Hughesville ahead, 7-0, early. Warrior Run’s Colby ...

Athens defeats Wellsboro in football

The Green Hornets came up just shy of winning the team’s first game of 2022 as Athens defeated Wellsboro, 23-13. Athens all but put the game away with a 17-yard touchdown run with just 75 seconds left to go ahead, 23-7. Wellsboro’s Marek Mascho reeled in a 19-yard touchdown reception from ...

Lycoming Regional Police Department ordinance headed for a final vote

Old Lycoming Township supervisors said today they are scheduling a special meeting for this month to discuss and vote on police regionalization. Jersey Shore borough and Porter Township supervisors approved an ordinance to create the Lycoming Regional Police Department earlier this week. The ...

Bill would let people ban themselves from buying booze in Pa.

A state lawmaker who has publicly shared his struggles with alcoholism wants to enlist the help of state liquor stores and restaurants and bars that serve liquor as tools to help individuals like him in their recovery. Rep. Matt Dowling, R-Fayette/Somerset counties, introduced legislation ...