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State attorney general fires 2 from staff

September 2, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s new attorney general spent his second day the job Thursday firing two top aides to his predecessor Kathleen Kane, including a former police chief convicted of... more »»

County commissioner firm on views on decriminalizing marijuana

September 2, 2016 Lycoming County Commissioner Tony Mussare reiterated his wish to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia during the commissioners’ meeting Thursday morning. more »»

State police investigating after man’s body found

September 2, 2016 TOWANDA – State police here are conducting an investigation into the death of Marwil Gillette, 69, of Towanda, who was reported missing by a family member Thursday. more »»

Scene of fatal city shooting searched

September 1, 2016 When a woman walked into the first-floor apartment at 505 Park Ave. just after noon on Tuesday, she saw a man “on the floor in a pool of blood,” according to court records. more »»

Officials remind of dangers of impaired driving

September 1, 2016 As the Labor Day weekend approaches and people celebrate the last days of summer, law enforcement and other officials are working to remind residents of the dangers and legal consequences of impaire... more »»

Guest speakers discuss overdose at court’s graduation

September 1, 2016 “To all three graduates, congratulations to all of you,” said Kevin McNamara, father of Patrick McNamara, who died of a drug overdose at age 25 in April. more »»

Committee: Share bill for levee

September 1, 2016 The spiraling cost to the city to recertify the levee and utilities struggling to meet deadlines for repairing streets ripped up during gas main replacement were on the minds of the city public work... more »»

Major figure in terror group killed

September 1, 2016 BEIRUT (AP) — With the killing of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State group lost one of its most powerful figures, a militant with multiple roles: A propaganda chief, overseer of spectacular... more »»

Mexico’s president contradicts Trump’s account of dialogue

September 1, 2016 MEXICO CITY (AP) — On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall... more »»

Man shot dead

August 31, 2016 A young man from the Philadelphia area was shot to death Tuesday afternoon inside a first-floor apartment at 505 Park Ave., city Police Chief David Young said. more »»

Park Ave. upgrade eyed by stakeholders

August 31, 2016 With news of the latest fatal shooting at an apartment at 505 Park Ave. more »»

Panel hears community’s opioid-fighting proposals

August 31, 2016 Individuals addicted to opioids need better care and longer treatment options, according to experts. more »»

Commissioner agrees with pot law proposals

August 31, 2016 Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and paraphernalia could decrease prison overcrowding issues, according to a Lycoming County commissioner. more »»

State OKs use of gas drilling waste on local club road

August 31, 2016 MARIETTA (AP) — State regulators are allowing nearly 4,000 tons of natural gas drilling waste to be used in a road project in northcentral Pennsylvania. more »»

Police security plan recommended for approval

August 31, 2016 The city finance committee Tuesday gave a positive recommendation to a proposal by Larson Design Group to prepare plans and specifications for improving the security for the city police department. more »»

New state AG is quickly confirmed

August 31, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they rushed through a replacement for the state’s convicted ex-attorney... more »»

Recent high school grad gives ‘back’ to students

August 31, 2016 City resident Shavon Short didn’t want boys and girls heading back to school to be without proper supplies. more »»

Europe hits Apple with $15B tax bill

August 31, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the fight... more »»

Politics, shootings undercut criminal justice overhaul

August 31, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for overhauling the nation’s criminal justice system have faded in Congress this year, undercut by a rash of summer shootings involving police and the pressure of... more »»



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