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Yesterday | The News Item

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.


Related Topix: Williamsport, PA, Republic, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs

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".


Related Topix: South Williamsport, PA, Rome, PA, Williamsport, PA, Wyoming, PA

Danville News

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.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Montour County, PA

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.


Related Topix: State College, PA, State Prisons, Prison

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.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, PA, Northumberland, PA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.


Related Topix: Cogan Station, PA, Weather

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.


Related Topix: Weather, Montoursville, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.


Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Williamsport, PA, Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.


Related Topix: South Williamsport, PA, Williamsport, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

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

Hispanic Business

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.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, PA, Penn State University Park, Mount Lebanon, PA, Indiana County, PA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

PA Office of Attorney General Press R...

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.


Related Topix: Hughesville, PA, Montoursville, PA

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.


Related Topix: Animal Rights, Franklin County, PA, Blair County, PA

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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."


Related Topix: Opinion

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.


Related Topix: Centre County, PA, Penn State University Park, State College, PA, Mifflin County, PA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.


Related Topix: Montgomery, PA

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.


Related Topix: Williamsport, PA, Montoursville, PA