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Heavier snowfall projected for counties to southeast

January 24, 2015 Two different winter weather storms will hit the Williamsport area this weekend, bringing in at least two inches of snow, according to the National Weather Servic. more »»

No smoking policy passed by Housing Authority

January 24, 2015 The Lycoming County Housing Authority Board Thursday approved a new public housing and occupancy policy that includes a provision to prohibit smoking in living units. more »»

Lawmakers from region learn committee assignments

January 24, 2015 State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, was reapppointed recently as chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session. more »»

Contested open-records director shows up work

January 24, 2015 HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday defended his firing of former Gov. more »»

Railroad crossing may be replaced with cul-de-sac

January 24, 2015 After a fatal crash last year involving a pickup truck and a train that left two men dead, Clinton Township officials and others are working on a plan to abolish a railroad crossing and build a... more »»

Army Corps: Use caution on lake ice

January 24, 2015 TIOGA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging visitors to use caution when walking or playing near the now-frozen Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lake. more »»

Council votes to fill treasurer vacancy

January 23, 2015 City Council appointed Nicholas Grimes to be the next city treasurer/tax collector Thursday night. Grimes fills the unexpired term of former Treasurer Thomas P. O’Connor, who retired Dec. 31. more »»

Wilkes-Barre rental tenant law challenged

January 23, 2015 WILKES-BARRE — A northeastern Pennsylvania city was sued Thursday over a “one-strike” law it has used to seize rental property and evict tenants even when third parties are suspected of illegal drug... more »»

Discussions focus on necessity of King’s dream

January 23, 2015 As a continuation of Dream Week, the Pennsylvania College of Technology hosted a roundtable discussion about race in Williamsport. more »»

Legislator: Pension reform needs to be priority

January 23, 2015 LEWISBURG — The first order of business this legislative session for the state Senate will be addressing the state’s public pension crisis, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township. more »»


January 22, 2015 People of different races, ages and socioeconomic backgrounds gathered at Lycoming College Wednesday night to discuss how to achieve Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal of becoming a beloved communit. more »»

Campana pursuing 3rd term

January 22, 2015 Mayor Gabriel J. Campana on Wednesday announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for city mayor in the May 18 primary election. It would be his third term. more »»

Bridges to be replaced

January 22, 2015 By JENNIFER COOPER Two bridges over Little Muncy Creek and another over White Deer Hole Creek will be replaced this year under the state’s new Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. more »»

Mansfield appoints deputy tax collector

January 22, 2015 MANSFIELD — Borough council approved the appointment of Gretchen Morris as deputy tax collector for the borough during its January meeting. more »»

25-year-old driver dies of injuries

January 22, 2015 Joshua Swartz, 25, critically injured in a one-car crash on West Fourth Street on Dec. 27, has died of his injuries at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, city police confirmed Wednesday. more »»

Treasurer vacancy, police cameras on agenda

January 22, 2015 City Council is expected to vote on a lease agreement tonight between a Texas-based camera company to provide 13 video cameras for police cars and interview rooms at City Hall. more »»

On Iran, Boehner defies Obama, invites Israel’s Netanyahu

January 22, 2015 WASHINGTON — Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he’s invited Israel’s prime minister to stand before Congress and push for new sanctions agains... more »»

Nearly 3M gallons of brine spill in ND

January 22, 2015 Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, an official said Wednesday, the largest such spill since the state’s current oil boom... more »»

Margaret Woodring

January 22, 2015 Margaret “Peg” Woodring, of Williamsport, has announced her intention to seek the Republican nomination for another term as city controller in the May primary election. more »»



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