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Eyewitnesses recall pre-dike floods in city

February 3, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The levees that protect the city, South Williamsport and portions of Old Lycoming and Loyalsock townships from flooding represent a vital piece of local infrastructure. more »»

South Williamsport sees budget deficit continue to grow

February 3, 2015 South Williamsport Area School Board adopted its preliminary general fund budget for the 2015-16 school year Monday night. An increase of $657,605 in expenses has raised the budget to $18,399,440. more »»

Light snow seems headed our way

February 3, 2015 This is a tough week for weather in our area. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Monday, predicting six more weeks of winter, and a cold front is coming right along with it. more »»

Noviello seeks to retain his seat on City Council

February 3, 2015 Don Noviello, of Third Avenue, has announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination on City Council in the May 18 primary. more »»

Fans brave weather for football game

February 2, 2015 Neither snow nor an absence of Pennsylvania teams stopped some local fans from visiting their favorite bars to watch the Super Bowl. more »»

Inspectors find levee deficiency

February 2, 2015 The cost to repair a deficiency in the concrete retaining wall along Lycoming Creek remains a million dollar question. more »»

Snowy start to February

February 2, 2015 Pennsylvanians will be waiting to hear Punxsutawney Phil’s weather outlook report today to see if the snow will continue for another six weeks or if the area will see an early sprin. more »»

1 dead, 1 hurt in head-on crash

February 2, 2015 LOCK HAVEN — One elderly man was dead and another critically injured following a two-vehicle head-on collision on Route 64 on Friday afternoon, state police said Sunday morning. more »»

Man found dead in woods

February 2, 2015 COLLOMSVILLE — State police and the Lycoming County Coroner’s Office were trying to determine the identity and cause of death of an elderly man whose body was discovered late Sunday afternoon on a... more »»

Vote on pipeline tops week’s action

February 2, 2015 Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week: Federal • The U.S. Senate voted 62-36 passing legislation that would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. more »»

Local man with passion for ministry looks for ways to approach people

February 2, 2015 Approaching people about their religious beliefs can be difficult, but one man’s experience, mixed with a helpful book, assists him in showing how to do i. more »»

Levee inspection to cost $1 million

February 1, 2015 Nobody could have imagined what Hurricane Katrina’s wrath on New Orleans would cost taxpayers in Williamsport and three other local municipalities a decade later. more »»

Congressman: Pass 12-year limit on serving as lawmakers

February 1, 2015 In light of the new Republican majority in Congress, U.S. Rep. more »»

Police: Woman hospitalized after Clinton Township wreck

February 1, 2015 A Northumberland County woman remains hospitalized with injuries she suffered when her Jeep Cherokee and a tractor-trailer truck collided on Route 15, just north of Pinchtown Road, in Clinton... more »»

Youth hunting may see changes

January 31, 2015 The state Board of Game Commissioners this week took measures to combat what it sees as illegal harvesting of deer by certain hunters involved with the Mentored Youth Program. more »»

Park Home Inc. purchases facility for $3.8 million

January 31, 2015 With ownership of The Meadows returning once again to the Park Home Inc., the question remains if the local non-profit organization will have any new plans for the personal care facility. more »»

6 more inches?

January 31, 2015 It doesn’t show signs of stopping. While the area has seen a lot of snowfall this last week in January, February isn’t going to let up on the snow anytime soo. more »»

Treasurer to plead guilty in campaign finance case

January 31, 2015 HARRISBURG (AP) — Rob McCord, who resigned abruptly Friday after serving six years as Pennsylvania’s elected treasurer, plans to plead guilty to federal charges accusing him of using his office to... more »»

Marijuana activist visits city college

January 31, 2015 Chris Goldstein hasn’t smoked a joint in almost a year but he can’t stop talking about it. more »»

Reception gives districts’ leaders chance to meet public

January 30, 2015 Two superintendents were welcomed to the county at a reception Thursday evening, despite the snow squall that blew through the area. more »»



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