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Panel explores split-rate tax pluses, minuses

May 18, 2016 The first ad hoc committee of City Council on the pros and cons of switching to a split-rate tax on real estate was held Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Teacher sorry for comparing special needs student to Hitler

May 18, 2016 WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A teacher has apologized for writing emails saying that accommodating a special needs student was similar to appeasing Adolf Hitler. more »»

Montgomery board OKs tax increase

May 18, 2016 MONTGOMERY — A $15,910,000 final proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year was passed by the Montgomery Area School Board at its meeting Tuesday night. The new budget reflects an increase of 0. more »»

Jury selected for man’s trial in death of toddler

May 18, 2016 The jury was selected Tuesday in Lycoming County Court for the involuntary manslaughter trial for Brandon Scott Hoffman in the death of his girlfriend’s small son last May. Hoffman, 21, of 409 S. more »»

County properties have too much vacant space

May 18, 2016 Lycoming County properties have excess space and the county commissioners are working to determine how much of it is necessar. more »»

Clinton, Sanders duke it out in 2 states

May 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck in Kentucky’s presidential primary Tuesday, as Clinton declared victory and sought to blunt the momentum of her Democratic... more »»

Outdoor gym area coming to city Y

May 18, 2016 The Williamsport Branch YMCA, 641 Walnut St., has started a project to add an outdoor gym area next to the Red Shield Community Garden. more »»

Brandon Park group to partner with city Little League in ’17

May 18, 2016 The Brandon Park Commission is working on a lease agreement with the Williamsport Area Little League in which Little League will lease the T-ball, softball and baseball fields at Brandon Park for th... more »»

Trump files new financial report, saying business strong

May 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has filed new financial documents describing his personal wealth — and he isn’t waiting until they’re public to say they’re good. more »»

Project Bald Eagle town hall meeting set in Jersey Shore

May 18, 2016 The heroin epidemic is only “a Williamsport problem.” At least that’s what people living in the smaller communities in Lycoming County might think. But they would be wrong. more »»

Coalition in the final stages of creating strategic plan

May 18, 2016 The new strategic reentry plan for ex-offenders is in its final phase as the Lycoming County Reentry Coalition irons out final details before the plan is submitted for adoption. more »»

Muncy looks at land repurposing

May 18, 2016 MUNCY — A resolution designating Joshua Schnitzlein, hazard mitigation planner for Lycoming County, as an agent for the borough for the mitigation of two properties was approved by Muncy Borough... more »»

Lane restrictions set on Route 220

May 18, 2016 Motorists in Lycoming County are advised that lane restrictions will be in effect on Thursday and Friday on Route 220 at Jersey Shore so a contractor can pull fiber optic cable across the highway. more »»

Groundbreaking on deck to improve city stadium

May 17, 2016 A ceremony breaking ground for a new deck at BB&T Bank Park at Bowman Field was held Monday at the 91-year-old stadium. more »»

Budget deadlines loom for legislature

May 17, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers still fatigued from a record budget standoff with Democratic Gov. more »»

Man faces charges for fatal 2015 shooting

May 17, 2016 A family may get justice for a violent shooting last year that left a woman dead on the eve of her 56th birthday. more »»

Volunteers help feds gather mosquitoes for Zika tests

May 17, 2016 MIAMI (AP) — The mosquitoes that can spread Zika already are buzzing among us. The U.S. government could use some help figuring out exactly where. No experience is necessary for what the U.S. more »»

Court dodges decision on birth control

May 17, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — A short-handed Supreme Court dodged but kept alive a legal challenge Monday from faith-based groups over the Obama administration’s rules for cost-free access to birth control. more »»

Trump’s questioning of value of data analysis worries Republicans

May 17, 2016 ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House largely on the strength of his personality, not by leaning heavily on complex voter data operations that have become a... more »»

Safety fair dedicated in boy’s memory

May 16, 2016 JERSEY SHORE — With the help of community organizations and the perseverance of an 11-year-old, Jacob’s Bike Safety Fair taught kids how to be safe while riding their bike. more »»



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