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July 9, 2014 For the third time in a week, the region was stuck with a whopper of a thunderstorm Tuesday night when high winds and a pounding rain toppled scores of trees and power lines. more »»

Blue Star Mothers plan chapter for Williamsport

July 9, 2014 Blue Star Mothers of America, a support group for mothers or female legal guardians of members of the armed forces, is looking to start a chapter in Williamsport. more »»

Loyalsock joins other county municipalities in MS4 coalition

July 9, 2014 Loyalsock Township Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to join with other local Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) communities to hire a new county employee to assist with new storm water... more »»

Commissioners approve YWCA project funding

July 9, 2014 The Lycoming County commissioners voted 2-0 Tuesday to amend an agreement with the YWCA to boost the available funds for several planned renovation and construction projects at the facility by about... more »»

Budget bill passes, but Philly schools in limbo

July 9, 2014 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state senators finished Tuesday what Republican majority leaders viewed as the remaining pieces of budget-related legislation, although Democrats went away frustrated and a... more »»

Way’s Garden targeted for possible improvement grant

July 9, 2014 Way’s Garden, the century-old city park at West Fourth and Maynard streets, may be receiving a financial boost toward restoration. more »»

State-owned schools see 3 percent tuition jump

July 9, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year. more »»

Commissioners approve funding for scholarship for first responders

July 9, 2014 Tioga County Commissioners Tuesday approved a gift of $50,000 toward creating a scholarship with the Mansfield University Fund for emergency response volunteers. more »»

Board approves $140,000 to improve sound, lighting in auditorium

July 9, 2014 MONTGOMERY — The Montgomery Area School Board met Tuesday evening to award a total of $141,252 in contracts for a project to improve sound and lighting in the high school auditorium. more »»

City to conduct 1-day brush collection sweep

July 8, 2014 Brush, limbs, twigs — anything that is from a tree and is littering yards — should be picked up, raked into a pile and placed loosely, not in bags, on the curb of properties in the city tonight in... more »»

Board OKs $1 million to upgrade technology

July 8, 2014 BLOSSBURG — The Southern Tioga School Board met Monday evening to approve $1,057,965 to be used for the district wide technology upgrade. $388,453 will be awarded to Intermediate Unit No. more »»

Budget bill could end up in court

July 8, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — Key budget-related legislation on tap for consideration Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Senate covers topics from how oil and gas drilling should be regulated to how billions of dollar... more »»

Borough Council votes to spend $160,000 to fix wells

July 8, 2014 Montoursville Borough Council Monday night approved the spending of $160,000 for needed electrical upgrades of wells. more »»


July 7, 2014 It was a perfect garden party Saturday evening as 150 family, friends and members of the community gathered at Bob Elion’s home for the unveiling of a statue he hopes will remain a historic part of... more »»

Showers to scatter by 1st day of fair

July 7, 2014 The forecast for Thursday — the opening day of the Lycoming County Fair in Hughesville — is mostly sunny with a high near 81, and clear skies for the Kix rock concert and fireworks show that night,... more »»

Fanny Float returns to river on Saturday

July 7, 2014 It is time once again to float your fanny down the Susquehanna River. more »»


July 7, 2014 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: County • Lycoming County commissioners voted 3-0 to approve a zoning map amendment that affects McIntyre,... more »»

Lifelong angler ready to ditch dry spell and hook some fish

July 7, 2014 Lifelong recreational fisherman Carl Ward has hit a dry spell, and he is hoping that it doesn’t last much longer. “Me and my buddy like to go fishing a lot. It’s relaxing. more »»

Return to glory

July 6, 2014 Take a quick tour of the football stadium at Williamsport Area High School and you will see why the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation has titled its fundraising campaign “Return... more »»

Senate majority could rest on a grouse

July 6, 2014 DENVER — An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. more »»



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