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Organization News: Garfield Camp
James A. Garfield Camp 34 won two membership awards at the 134th annual encampment of the Pennsylvania Department of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War held in Williamsport.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
South Wmpt PD Warns of Door to Door Solicitors.
Starting after 11:00 am today, South Williamsport Police received numerous complaints through headquarters, Borough Hall and the Lycoming County Communications Center regarding a number of individuals going door-to-door "selling" magazines for college and to gain points towards various trips such as "Rome".
Defendant: Life 'perfect' except for DUI convictions
A Mahoning Township man, who said his life is perfect except for drunk driving convictions, will be spending 18 months in jail for his fourth driving while under the influence of alcohol charges.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Centre Daily Times
State College woman who drove off in police car sentenced to prison
Janica R. Germello, 26, was sentenced Tuesday in Lycoming County to two to four years on charges in that case and four others.
Power outages pouring in after violent midstate thunderstorms
Approximately 27,973 midstate residents were left without power after a violent thunderstorm ripped across the region earlier Tuesday afternoon.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Storm Cleanup on the Fourth of July
For hundreds around Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, the Fourth of July was spent cleaning up from strong storms that pounded parts of the area Thursday night.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Storm Damage in Lycoming County
Gary Eisenhauer was not home when severe weather hit Montoursville, but when he got back to his house, he saw the damage left behind.
Proposed Bill Would Allow Correctional Officers to Carry Pepper Spray
The parents of a federal correctional officer who was murdered on the job took part in a news conference, Wednesday in Lycoming County to push for legislation that would better protect prison guards.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
School Drops Musical Because of Questionable Content
A controversy is brewing in Lycoming County over the decision to cancel a musical that was set for students to perform next spring.
This week on POL: Bowfishing the Susquehanna River
Join us on the Susquehanna River in Lycoming County for a night time bowfishing adventure with River Rat Outfitters.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Cop charged in fiery, fatal Williamsport crash did not break any law: attorney
The attorney for the Williamsport police officer charged with vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter claims his client did not violate any law or department policy.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Oilfields May Be Fountain of Youth for Western Pennsylvania
June 28--The oil and gas industry is attracting thousands of workers, largely young and male, to Western Pennsylvania, and that could drive changes in Allegheny County demographics -- as the Census Bureau says it has elsewhere.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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Two suspected child predators from Lycoming County arrested on unrelated charges
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Lycoming County men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.
Bill would keep dogs and cats from becoming meals, plus ban pigeon shoots in Pa.
Granted in the grand scheme of things awaiting legislative action in these final days of June like pension reform, the state budget, etc., making it illegal to kill cats and dogs for human consumption might not rise to the top of the list.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Back burner:Fairness forleaseholders
Military life often has been described as a case of "hurry up and wait." For state lawmakers, though, it's the opposite: "Wait and hurry up."
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Centre County First Responders Complete Crisis Intervention Training
The group of 20 first responders completed 40 hours of training at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Two Dead After Cycle Wreck
The coroner says Sheldon Charles, 34, and Jennifer Miller, 35, both from Montgomery, were riding around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Route 405 when the motorcycle went off the road.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Police: Guest shot at Pa. surprise birthday party
Authorities say a man was shot in the head at a surprise birthday party in central Pennsylvania over the weekend.