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Memorial Day 2015

19 weeks 2 days ago
A Mother guides a Cub Scout placing flags on Veterans' Graves in Preparation for Memorial Day 2015, Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Pa. Photo by Kathy Kolb.

I went to Wildwood Cemetery last weekend to see the flags go up on Veterans' graves. more»

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PSP investigating burglary at Muncy VFW

1 day 5 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of burglary in Muncy Borough.  According to the report, on October 1, 2015, at 4:10AM, an unknown male entered the Muncy VFW by smashing out a glass window.  Once inside, the unknown male caused damage to several items.  The unknown male fled the scene in an unknown direction.  Anyone with information should contact PSP Montour more»

Rolling Slowdown on I-180 at the Faxon Interchange in Williamsport Next Week

1 day 6 hours ago

There will be a brief rolling slowdown of traffic next week on Interstate 180 at the Faxon Interchange in Williamsport. The slowdown will be in effect while a contractor working for PPL pulls a cable across the highway.

The slowdown, which will occur after 9 AM on Wednesday, Oct. 7, is expected to last several minutes. The slowdown will be in both directions of the interstate. more»

DEP Update on Chemical Release into Water Supply in Potter County

2 days 2 hours ago

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is issuing a Notice of Violation to JKLM Energy after the chemical release from JKLM’s Reese Hollow 118 well pad on September 18, 2015. The wellpad is located in Sweden Township.

Thompson Announces Grant for Allegheny National Forest Bike Trail Project

October 2, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) announced the awarding of an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant, in the amount of $100,000, to the Warren County Development Association.  The funding, which will be combined with $107,000 from the state and $103,000 in local money, will be used to construct the first phase of Trails at Jakes Rocks, a mountain bi more»

From Ag Career Day to career: Plant sciences major accepts full-time job

October 2, 2015

Kyle Love doesn't have the stress other seniors do about searching for a job after graduation. Thanks to connections he made through Penn State's Ag Career Day, he's already been hired for a job in his chosen field, agronomy.

New faculty mark expansion of Penn State leadership in ethics research

October 2, 2015

This fall semester, Penn State welcomes the first group of faculty recruited to expand the University’s national leadership in ethics research and ethical literacy. The faculty members are part of the University’s transformative initiative to position itself at the intersection of its research strengths and the world’s major ethical conversations.

Arrest made for failure to comply with sex offender registry

3 days 4 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report stating that Gregory Person, 44, of Muncy, was arrested for failure to disclose required information.  As required under Megan’a Law, Person, a registered sex offender, was required to notify the Pennsylvania State Police of any change in his personal life within three days of the change.  Person failed to do so, and was arrested and arr more»

New Parking Meters Demonstrations Friday and Monday

3 days 4 hours ago

Demonstrations slated for Friday, October 2 and Monday, October 5 between 11am – 1pm more»

Thompson Votes in Favor of National Defense Authorization

October 1, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.  The legislation, the final product of the House and Senate conference, passed the House by a vote of 270-156. more»

LG&E and KU retire Green River Station

October 1, 2015

Company closes its oldest operating coal-fired facility after more than six decades

Phone app allows researchers to conduct concealed food safety observations

October 1, 2015

Smartphones are so ubiquitous, and text messaging and social media activities so common in public places, that no one questions what anyone does with their phone. That pervasiveness allows a phone application to be used in direct, concealed observations without alerting the people being observed.

The Arboretum at Penn State to host annual Pumpkin Festival Oct. 11, 16-17

October 1, 2015

The Arboretum at Penn State will host its fifth Pumpkin Festival Oct. 11 and Oct. 16-17, highlighted by a pumpkin-carving contest and lighted jack-o'-lantern display. Festivities will take place in the Arboretum's H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, at the corner of Bigler Road and Park Avenue on the University Park campus. Admission is free.

Tillage timing influences nitrogen availability and loss on organic farms

October 1, 2015

In the battle against weeds, tillage is one of the strongest weapons at the disposal of organic or ecologically based farmers. But, depending on when it is used, tillage can also be a strong driver of nitrogen losses that contribute to groundwater pollution, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Grants to be Announced for the Linbrook Woods Conservation Project

September 30, 2015

WHAT: Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), along with officials from Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) and Franklin Park Borough, will announce grants for the Linbrook Woodlands land conservation project.

My Patience Ran Out

September 30, 2015

Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement after voting against a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through December 11, 2015: more»

Thompson Votes in Support of Continuing Resolution

September 30, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of a short-term appropriations measure, known as a Continuing Resolution (CR), which passed the House this afternoon.  The CR ensures the government will continue to fully operate at current spending levels.  After the vote, Thompson released the following statement: more»

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