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Local lawmakers showing optimism

June 28, 2016 The words are “positive” “done on time” and “good so far” when it comes to this year’s state budget talks, but local legislators say they still are hashing out the final details. more »»

South Side: No tax hike; teacher’s contract in limbo

June 28, 2016 There will be no tax increase for the South Williamsport Area School District, according to the school board, but some disgruntled teachers aren’t happy with it. The 2016-17 budget, with over $18. more »»

Jersey Shore approves spending plan with hike

June 28, 2016 JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School Board approved its 2016-17 budget with a real estate tax increase in both Lycoming and Clinton counties on Monday nigh. more »»

Community pays tribute to ‘Father’ John Manno

June 27, 2016 Laughter, tears, well wishes and thunderous applause rose from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church parish hall in Montoursville Sunday afternoon as roughly 600 people came together to honor th... more »»

Typical summer weather forecast this week

June 27, 2016 Travelers can look forward to sunny weather as they venture into Independence Day festivities, but a below average dry month could mean brush fires, according to the National Weather Service in Stat... more »»

Mifflinburg vocalist: Local music scene is ‘a circle’

June 27, 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 »»

WASD, Montgomery OK budgets with tax hikes

June 27, 2016 (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 »»

Items owned by gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger fetch $100K at sale

June 27, 2016 BOSTON (AP) — A rat-shaped pencil holder and a sterling silver “psycho killer” skull ring were among the belongings of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger that pulled in more than $100,000 at a... more »»

Shooting benefit helps PA Wounded Warriors

June 26, 2016 SALLADASBURG — The second annual PA Wounded Warriors Benefit Gunshoot, hosted by Larry’s Creek Fish and Game Club, Little Harbor Club, Lost Eight Club and Anadarko, was held Saturday. more »»

House bill raises questions of transparency

June 26, 2016 A state House bill seeking to amend the Intergovernmental Cooperation Law was meant to be simple, but it has “taken on a life of its own,” according to a local lawmake. more »»

$1.2 million allocated here by United Way

June 26, 2016 A total of $1.2 million has been allocated to numerous local human services providers following the citizen’s review allocation process of the Lycoming County United Way. more »»

Homemade Days continue

June 26, 2016 Williamsport’s annual Homemade Days kicked off Saturday at Brandon Park, gathering about 100 vendors to offer festivity-goers plenty to choose from, including jewelry and knick-knacks. more »»

Exhibit celebrates city’s Jewish history

June 26, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The identification of Temple President Marvin Hurwitz was incorrect in a story that ran in Saturday’s Religion section.) By MEGAN E. BLOOM mbloom@sungazett. more »»

River town designation may lead to grants for city

June 25, 2016 City Council has set in motion plans to designate Williamsport as a “river town. more »»

Retiree faces new pace after 4 decades of managing emergencies

June 25, 2016 It was 1972. Hurricane Agnes was causing devastation throughout the state, talks to create a county 911 Center were beginning and Richard Knecht had just graduated from college. more »»

EMTs honored at annual awards ceremony

June 25, 2016 Awards were presented to dedicated career and volunteer emergency medical staff by the Lycoming, Tioga and Sullivan Counties Regional Emergency Medical Services Council. more »»

A humble academy for boys grows into a 4-year college

June 25, 2016 What started as a humble eight-sided academy for boys grew into a respected four-year liberal arts insitution known today as Lycoming College. more »»

Markets reel as world absorbs shock from vote

June 25, 2016 LONDON (AP) — Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K. more »»

City street construction scheduled for next week

June 25, 2016 Traffic continues to be impacted in several areas of the city, as workers continue to install gas mains and replace aging water lines. more »»

Under new legislation, state parks could have more partnerships with private firms

June 24, 2016 State parks could enter a new era if a state House bill allowing the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to pair with private organizations is passe. more »»

 
 
 

 

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