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Local woman relieved to recover late-husband’s VA pension checks

May 26, 2015 Her husband, a decorated World War II veteran, lived in a nursing home. She was in charge of his finances and, one day during the summer of 2013, his monthly pension checks from the U.S. more »»

7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure

May 26, 2015 CARY, N.C. — Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert — he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their family. more »»

Local man remembers World War II brother killed in action

May 25, 2015 In the small costal village of Colleville-sur-mer in northwestern France sits Normandy American Cemetery, the final resting place of more than 9,000 American soldiers who lost their lives during... more »»

All Memorial services get ‘green’ light

May 25, 2015 The weather in Williamsport this week will feel increasingly humid and more like summer than the end of May, according to the National Weather Service. more »»

Allenwood woman finds rules important, 15 years into marriage

May 25, 2015 (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.co. more »»

2 school districts give early OK to tax hikes

May 25, 2015 (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 »»

Tribute honors fallen veterans

May 24, 2015 In an annual ceremony at Williamsport’s Veteran’s Memorial Park that honors the military men and women who gave their lives for their country, retired Rear Adm. David W. more »»

Day of challenges, fun planned to combat violence, disrespect of law

May 24, 2015 Recent troubling events at Lose Park — a city-owned facility along Memorial Avenue where surveillance cameras have captured skirmishes — gave city resident Darrick Rizzo an idea to turn around the... more »»

Write-in votes indicate efforts were organized

May 23, 2015 Hidden among the 8,000 write-in votes from Tuesday’s municipal primary election are the workings of a well-organized campaig. more »»

3 reporters jostle for biggest savings

May 23, 2015 Armed with the Williamsport Sun-Gazette classifieds, three reporters were challenged to find the best items at yard sales. more »»

Plaza, town center a step closer with groundbreaking

May 22, 2015 As she belted out, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” 13-year-old Michelle Gray joined a chorus of amateur musicians with the Uptown Music Collective Thursday at the groundbreaking of the Trade and... more »»

Police: Motorist stopped after funeral carrying nearly a pound of marijuana

May 22, 2015 Shortly after a police officer seized just under a pound of marijuana from a man’s car on Wednesday afternoon, the man, 25-year-old Dominque I. more »»

County asks for patience as official vote count begins

May 22, 2015 The intense interest in the races for open school board seats in the Montoursville Area School District isn’t likely to die down for at least another week, or until the official vote count from... more »»

Youngsters raise money to buy farm bunnies

May 22, 2015 MUNCY — My Preschool at Bethany has been visiting Thomas C. Styer Farm and Market for 20 years, and when a need at the farm arose, preschoolers, teachers, families and more stepped in to hel. more »»

In solemn tribute

May 21, 2015 With many observations planned for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the Veterans Memorial Park Commission plans to kick off its next initiative: a paved walkway with monuments to commemorate... more »»

Public swimming pools to open on weekend or in June

May 21, 2015 The community swimming pool has been dying a slow death in recent years, but some municipalities are showing they don’t want to give up something they consider a valuable asset. more »»

Feasibility study planned on Packer Pool in Wellsboro

May 21, 2015 WELLSBORO — Officials here are considering whether to renovate Packer Pool or build a new community swimming pool. more »»

Pastor, 4 others homeless after city 2-alarm fire

May 21, 2015 An accidental fire that erupted early Wednesday morning in the kitchen of the family home of the Rev. Joseph Walker at 1672 Memorial Ave. more »»

Local independent seeks district attorney post

May 21, 2015 A local lawyer has announced his intention to be an independent candidate for Lycoming County district attorney in the November general election. Paul J. more »»

Hamilton-Gibson reunion concert has venue change

May 21, 2015 WELLSBORO — The Hamilton-Gibson Choir’s 20th anniversary reunion concert and rehearsal, which was mentioned in Sunday’s Region section, has changed its venue, according to choir Director Thomas... more »»

 
 
 

 

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