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Civil War monument brings reminder that should prompt pride

July 13, 2014 We live in an age when it is not cool to remember and be reverent of history. Everything is in the here and now. History is something that happened 20 minutes ago. more »»

When it comes to terrorists, drop the political correctness

July 12, 2014 Boko Haram, in Nigeria, uses tactics such as surrounding churches, then burning them down to kill all insid. more »»

Way’s Garden – a city ‘anchor’ – ready for a transformation

July 11, 2014 The richness of a community is reflected in "anchors" – those places that distinguish it from any other community. more »»

Hopefully, sale of The Center starts needed renaissance

July 10, 2014 The Center, going back generations when it had different names, has always been a positive meeting place for a variety of community activities, all of them geared to creating positive growth in... more »»

Popular Riverwalk finally gets parking and safer access

July 9, 2014 The River Walk that encircles Williamsport and South Williamsport at the Susquehanna River has been popular to bicyclists, walkers and runners since it opened in 2010. more »»

Rare ruling makes public access to records easier

July 8, 2014 A Pennsylvania court ruled recently that the Office of Open Records has the authority to order a private review of records to decide disputes about access to government documents and information. more »»

Despite funding boosts, Social Security service seems to be decreasing

July 7, 2014 Try getting an answer to your questions about government retirement benefits by calling your local Social Security office. Let’s hope you have plenty of time to wait ... and wait ... and wait. more »»

This time, momentum for development of ‘Old City’ is real

July 6, 2014 Can the “Old City” become a new revitalized part of the City of Williamsport? Only the future holds that answer. more »»

How is administration getting away with lies unacceptable in the past?

July 5, 2014 Using illegal methods to harm one’s political opponents, then lying to cover it up, is serious business, as former President Richard Nixon learned. more »»

On this day, resolve to preserve our exceptional way

July 4, 2014 On this day, when we celebrate our country’s independence, there is an easy way to rationalize why July 4th is celebration worthy in these United States of America. Look around. more »»

Impact fees produce dividends that are less likely with tax

July 3, 2014 The funding for the 2014 gas drilling impact fees was released Tuesday.. And our region is not getting cheated. more »»

Corbett holding out for budget that includes some answers

July 2, 2014 We are supposed to have a state budget today. We don’t. Not without Gov. Tom Corbett’s signatur. more »»

No state budget yet: Pay attention to the reasons why

July 1, 2014 We are supposed to have a state budget today. We don’t. more »»

Lots for Americans to be worried about where Iraq is concerned

June 30, 2014 Americans should be worried about the war in Iraq, for various reasons. One concern is that the Sunni army assaulting Iraq’s Shiite-controlled government may interrupt oil shipment. more »»

Resist temptation to make gas industry the budget solution

June 29, 2014 too many projected expenses, not enough revenue to cover them, and some long-term problems to solve in the process. That's not new new. more »»

Some doing more harm than good with environmental laws

June 28, 2014 Nature Conservancy scientists are collaborating with Dow Chemical Co. to develop a plan that would help solve several environmental problems with one effort – plant more trees. more »»

Library reading program weapon to bolster literacy

June 27, 2014 The fight to increase literacy in Lycoming County is a never-ending one. But it's a fight that must be won. No white surrender flags are allowed. more »»

Penn College tuition hits middle ground, but cost is a concern

June 26, 2014 It could be worse. We wish it were less. The Pennsylvania College of Technology Board of Trustees last week approved a 3.85-percent tuition increase for the 2014-15 school year. more »»

Leadership Lycoming hopefully the nest for future problem solvers

June 25, 2014 The latest set of potential future leaders of this community graduated from the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lycoming program last wee. more »»

City gets hockey money; Hopefully, lessons were learned

June 24, 2014 Better late than never. Better something than nothing. more »»



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