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Rain could disrupt Soap Box Derby race Saturday

June 8, 2016 Weather forecasts from the National Weather service in State College call for rain on Saturday during the running of the Williamsport Soap Box Derby. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. more »»

2 local police agencies get aggressive driving awards

June 8, 2016 Williamsport and Old Lycoming Township police departments received Aggressive Driving Awards for 2014-15 fiscal year from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. more »»

Tiger Den not in summer recreation program

June 8, 2016 LOCK HAVEN — School is out and so are the kids. The summer recreation program starts June 20 with paid supervisors providing activities in certain playgrounds. more »»

Clinton County sees uptick in abuse calls

June 8, 2016 LOCK HAVEN — The increase in phone calls to Clinton County Children and Youth Services has sparked a request for an automated telephone system to handle the additional burde. more »»

Grand opening for ever-changing sensory garden set

June 7, 2016 Flowers are being planted, vegetables are growing, water is flowing and the Lycoming County Sensory Garden is springing into life. more »»

Member of Salvation Army band tells Rotarians about trip to Cuba

June 7, 2016 “Broken and no one’s there to fix it” is how Salvation Army Maj. Donald Spencer defined his experience in Cuba. more »»

Governor: No prediction on deadline for state budget

June 7, 2016 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to work in Harrisburg on Monday with just weeks left to avert a repeat of last year’s budget fiasco, a process that wasn’t resolved until Gov. more »»

School board defends cutting gym class for upcoming seventh graders

June 7, 2016 Multiple parents with children in the upcoming seventh-grade class expressed concerns over the school cutting physical education for that class during the South Williamsport Area School District... more »»

Montoursville to draft soliciting ordinance

June 7, 2016 Montoursville Borough Council unanimously voted to authorize the creation of an ordinance draft that would require permits before selling door to door in the borough at Monday’s meetin. more »»

Democrats’ race turns to California

June 7, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facing elimination, Bernie Sanders declined Monday to look past primary contests in California and five other states as Hillary Clinton inches closer to securing enough delegate... more »»

Philadelphia looks to avoid mass arrests of protesters

June 7, 2016 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia wants to avoid a repeat of 2000 when it arrested more than 400 protesters at the Republican National Convention, only to see most cases end in acquittals. more »»

PSU wants to appeal denial of coverage for Sandusky claims

June 7, 2016 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State wants permission to appeal a judge’s ruling denying it insurance coverage for certain child sexual abuse claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry... more »»

Drilling dispute hurts energy bill’s chances

June 7, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy amid a partisan dispute over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and... more »»

Contract talks for faculty at public colleges to resume

June 7, 2016 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Negotiations between Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities and the union representing faculty members are due to resume this month. more »»

Lost Purple Heart given to 92-year-old daughter

June 7, 2016 DUNMORE (AP) — A World War I veteran’s long-lost Purple Heart has been returned to his 92-year-old daughter in Pennsylvania. more »»

D-Day: A story of liberation and hope

June 6, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Maggie Rammon is the daughter of Sid and Peggy Furst, of Williamsport. Maggie graduated from Williamsport Area High School and from Lycoming Colleg. more »»

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

June 6, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Today marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy that began the liberation of German-occupied France and Europe.) World War II veteran Donald L. more »»

Heat to ease, says weather service

June 6, 2016 The past two weeks have been hot and humid, but this week is forecasted to be in the high and low 70s, according to the National Weather Service in State College. more »»

Woman to dog owners: ‘Take responsibility’

June 6, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Each Monday, the Sun-Gazette asks somebody in the area, “What’s on your mind?” If you have a topic you would like to share, contact us at news@sungazette.com. more »»

 
 
 

 

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