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After 5 years, Trump admits Obama US-born

September 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — After five years as the chief promoter of a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace, Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Friday and acknowledged the fact that the president was born in... more »»

Writer of classic play dies in NY

September 17, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “A Delicate Balance,” die... more »»

Americans divided on flag, anthem, other symbols

September 17, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — The oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States opens every meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, a tradition resulting from a long fight to prove Hispanics belong in this... more »»

Council OKs application for tree-planting grant

September 17, 2016 City Council on Thursday approved the administration’s request to submit a grant application to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as part of a program to buy and plant shade... more »»

Annexation without proper information

September 17, 2016 In the days leading to Williamsport’s incorporation as a city, farmers and others living in the land west of Lycoming Creek sought to have their own borough. more »»

Street projects to cause delays, detours and lane restrictions

September 17, 2016 Several street projects to be aware of in city starting Monday, they include: • Milling starts on Woodmont Avenue, from Hawthorne to Belmont avenues; Vallamont Drive, from Cherry and Campbell... more »»

Jury: Man guilty of recklessly endangering shot child

September 16, 2016 The jury returned a verdict for Cody A. more »»

Leaf peepers should expect lots of color, maybe not as brilliant due to dry summer

September 16, 2016 WELLSBORO — With fall about to start, and the leaves beginning to change, leaf peepers will soon make their annual pilgrimage to the region to view the annual colorful display, only this year’s may... more »»

Mayor wants rewriting of ordinance

September 16, 2016 Minutes after the city zoning hearing board on Thursday denied a variance requested by a banner production company to sell 121 banners to downtown businesses for display on light poles in the city’s... more »»

Council OKs payment for city pensions

September 16, 2016 City Council approved Thursday the city’s minimum municipal pension obligation of $3.8 million for police and fire departments and office and employee fund. more »»

Veteran’s Grove dedication Saturday

September 16, 2016 Old Lycoming Township residents now have their own monument to veterans of all U.S. wars, thanks to the efforts of volunteers such as Bob Minier, Joy Livermore and others. more »»

Write-in bid for state house launched

September 16, 2016 A local business owner in Montoursville has decided to run against incumbent state Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, as a write-in candidate in November, and said he will not raise taxe. more »»

Vietnam veterans to be honored during event in November

September 16, 2016 State Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, will host an event at the Community Arts Center for local Vietnam War veterans at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war. more »»

Heroic pilot’s safety advice mostly unheeded by industry

September 16, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — In the seven years since an airline captain saved 155 lives by ditching his crippled airliner in the Hudson River, there’s been enough time to write a book and make a movie, but... more »»

County commissioner to receive state library award

September 16, 2016 Lycoming County Commissioner Rick Mirabito will receive the Elected Officials Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association for his involvement with the James V. Brown Library. more »»

Senate approves money for Michigan city’s water crisis

September 16, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved a $10 billion water projects bill Thursday that includes emergency funding for Flint, Michigan — nearly a year after officials declared a public health emergenc... more »»

Muncy Township supers honor one of their own

September 16, 2016 PENNSDALE — Muncy Township supervisors began Wednesday night’s meeting honoring former Supervisor Paul O. more »»

More concealed weapons seminars slated for fall

September 16, 2016 State Reps. Jeff Wheeland, R-Loyalsock Township, and Garth Everett, R-Muncy, will host a series of concealed carry seminars in September and October. The first will be at 6 p.m. more »»

Royal-ty Pain

September 15, 2016 TOWANDA — Spurred on by Wilmot Township supervisors recently adopting a resolution demanding an end to gas and oil production on leaseholders’ property within the township until post-production cost... more »»

Trial begins for man involved with 2-year-old’s self-inflicted shooting

September 15, 2016 The aggravated assault trial of Cody A. more »»

 
 
 

 

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