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Dad to go on trial for DUI in first-date death

August 12, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a 12-year-old girl who was killed when his SUV backed over her during her first date has been ordered to stand trial on drunken driving and endangerment charges. more »»


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Farm bureau picnic serves hot food and hotter topics

August 11, 2014 “With farmers, you never go hungry,” said Russ Reitz, vice president of the Lycoming County Farm Bureau. And he’s right. more »»

Voters attend Dems picnic

August 11, 2014 The size of a political party and its voter turnout are two vastly different things, according to John Mussare, chairman of the Lycoming County Democratic Committee. more »»


August 11, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Each Monday, the Sun-Gazette summarizes major votes of the past week and, more specifically, how our locally elected and appointed officials voted on each matter. more »»

Police: Gunman robs Sheetz near Linden

August 11, 2014 LINDEN — A man armed with a handgun robbed a clerk of an undisclosed amount of cash at Sheetz, 7775 Route 220, in Woodward Township about 3:40 a.m. Sunday, according to state Trooper Paul McGee. more »»

Former tractor driver now loves to walk in Newberry neighborhood

August 11, 2014 On a recent Saturday afternoon, Kate Weaver saw a man operating a John Deere farm tractor near West Fourth and Diamond streets in the city’s Newberry neighborhoo. more »»

Los Angeles woman punched by patrolman speaks on July attack

August 11, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her head on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. more »»


August 10, 2014 Do you sense the closure of the postal processing center on Reach Road a year ago has since put more “snail” in your mail? The facility closed in June 2013 and operations were shifted to Harrisburg,... more »»

New stormwater regulations mean more paperwork, potential expense

August 10, 2014 When the Lycoming County commissioners approved a new county staff position in July, it was to address a controversial, but necessary, federal mandate: new regulations for managing stormwater runoff... more »»

Sun-Gazette Little League pins go on sale Wednesday

August 10, 2014 The Williamsport Sun-Gazette’s newest set of commemorative Little League World Series pins will be available for purchase on Wednesday in the lobby of the Sun-Gazette building, 252 West Fourth St. more »»

Mike Mussina will join Little League Hall of Excellence

August 9, 2014 Montoursville native and former Major League Baseball pitcher Mike Mussina will be enshrined in the Little League Hall of Excellence later this month, the youth baseball and softball organization... more »»

Doing good works

August 9, 2014 JERSEY SHORE — Mary, a widow with six children who lost her husband to lung cancer five years ago, didn’t just receive a mobile home from a relief agency last wee. more »»

Burn victim rescued in Sullivan County fire

August 9, 2014 MILDRED — An injured person reportedly trapped on the roof of the burning three-story Ber-Mil Apartments on Route 487 was rescued Friday afternoon by a Mildred volunteer firefighter, according to... more »»

Chamber dinner may include 1st Corbett-Wolf debate

August 9, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey next month is shaping up as the likely venue for the first debate between Gov. Tom Corbett and challenger Tom Wolf. more »»

Obama’s Iraq aim: contain, not destroy, extremists

August 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain — not destroy — the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country’s northern region. more »»

Region’s farmers markets tout quality

August 8, 2014 When comparing apples and oranges, is there a difference when comparing apples and oranges from a grocery store, or those purchased from a local farmers market? Mary Jo Dries, who owns and operates... more »»

Polling places relocated in 3 townships

August 8, 2014 Polling places in three townships in the county have been moved, following a meeting of the Lycoming County Board of Elections Thursday morning. more »»

Sun likely for start of series

August 8, 2014 Cross your fingers, currently the weather for opening day of the Little League World Series is mostly sunny and clear of precipitation according to the National Weather Service’s extended forecast. more »»

Council seeks full disclosure

August 8, 2014 Over the next couple of meetings, City Council — in a letter circulated by Council President Bill Hall Thursday night — has asked the administration for a series of updates as budget season... more »»



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