HARRISBURG – Going into the election with 111 Republican members of the state House of Representatives, the next session will have 119 Republican members as a result of Tuesday’s election returns. more»
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has revised its Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) final rulemaking to impose more stringent requirements than originally ...
Professor Emeritus Phil Keeney has been intimately linked with Penn State's Department of Food Science since its establishment in 1975. Now, an anonymous $1 million gift will ensure that his name is connected to the department's programs in perpetuity.
Where in the world can you network with professional leaders in the food industry, visit the headquarters of numerous food-manufacturing plants and learn how to make a McDonald's Big Mac? That place would be the Agriculture Future of America Food Institute in Chicago.
Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.
The Pennsylvania State Police released information regarding Thursday's crash on US-220 in Woodward Township. According to police, Emily Betts, 19, of Linden was traveling north on SR 220 when the vehicle left the right side of the roadway at an abrupt angle, crossed a parking area, then crashed into a large boulder. more»
On October 23, 2014, Sue Hertzler, LPN at Evangelical Community Hospital (left) was sworn in by Kelly Diller, Notary and Board Administrator with the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (right), as a first term member of the State Board of Nursing, a board of the Pennsylvania Department of State. Hertzler will hold the position on the board until October 14, 2020. Image provided.
LEWISBURG, PA - Sue Hertzler, LPN, of Evangelical Community Hospital was recently sworn in as a first term member of the State Board of Nursing, a board of the Pennsylvania Department of State, Harrisburg, Pa. more»
Williamsport Cemetery. Photo by Andrea Campbell, Northcentralpa.com
In an effort to improve the area of the East Third Street Gateway/ Old City, Mayor Campana has announced that on November 6, 2014, at 12:00 noon, Citizens are invited to help clean the grounds of Williamsport Cemetery. This volunteer effort is being led by Dr. Michael Hoffman and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. more»
According to the Pennsylvania State Police the crash on US-15 South, at 4:11pm on October 29th, occurred as the 2001 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling south bound in the right lane when it went off the roadway, onto the shoulder, and began to spin resulting in the vehicle overturning four times before coming to a stop. more»
Yesterday morning's crash on the Faxon parkway 180-West on ramp occurred as a result of failure to yield. On October 31, at approximately 6:45am, the Pennsylvania State Police report that a tractor trailer was traveling north on Northway Road, and the other vehicle a Ford truck was traveling south. Both vehicles were entering the on-ramp to 180-W when the t more»
The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of a scam in the Williamsport area. On October 22-24th, the victim, Harry Collins of Williamsport, was scammed into sending over $3000 to India. The scammer called, representing himself as working for Kavish Technologies under Microsoft claiming there was an issue with the victim's computer. more»
(HARRISBURG) – Fire and emergency companies can now apply for grants through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»
(HARRISBURG) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a three million dollar grant for a railroad construction project in Clinton County, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»
Bellefonte, PA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the application period for the Fiscal Year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program opens on Monday, November 3, 2014, and will close on Friday, December 5, 2014. more»
Marino Applauds Law Enforcement in Capture of Frein
Cogan Station, PA—Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County issued the following statement regarding the capture of Eric Frein, the accused gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Troopers just months ago: more»
From PennDOT: Interstate 180 between the Muncy/Main Street Interchange in Lycoming County and the Turbotville Interchange in Northumberland County will be restricted to the driving lane in both directions next week. more»
Pictured at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Lycoming County retail store, left to right, are: Bill Farrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, BCNEPA; Carroll Pawlikowski, Membership Relations Coordinator, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce; Jerry Walsh, Vice President, Strategic and Business Planning, BCNEPA; Marc Sortman, Vice Chairman of the Loyalsock Township Board of Supervisors; Paul Nyman, Board Member, Loyalsock Township Board of Supervisors; Rick Wheeland, Board Member, Loyalsock Township Board of Supervisors; Tonya Anderson, Chief of Staff, Pennsylvania State Representative Rick Mirabito; Larry Chilson, Board Member, HMO of Northeastern Pennsylvania; George Johnson, Market Director, Western Region, BCNEPA; United States Representative Tom Marino; Paul Holdren, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, BCNEPA; Vincent Matteo, DPA, President and CEO, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce; Dave Peters, Director of Administrative Services, BCNEPA; Paul Rooney, Board Member, BCNEPA; Jennifer Yokimishyn, Director of Individual Sales, BCNEPA; and Suzanne Fletcher, Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, BCNEPA. Image provided.
Lycoming County location offers walk-in service for individual consumers more»
Marino Relieved Sergeant Tahmooressi is Coming Home
Williamsport, PA—Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County issued the following statement regarding the news of Mexico’s decision to release United States Marine Corps. Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: more»
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites county and city planners, engineers, developers, redevelopment authorities and community leaders to attend a training session about stormwater ...
The public is invited to participate in an exciting project to revitalize a portion of Williamsport by completing a recently released online survey.
The survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J8YKYKV and takes five minutes or less to complete. The link will be available until about Nov. 14. All members of the public are invited to take the survey. more»
HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the City of Williamsport’s River Valley Transit System is the recipient of a $3 million Multimodal Transportation Funding (MTF) grant. more»
HARRISBURG - Unanimously passing the state House last week and the Senate the week before, an unprecedented Workers’ Compensation reform bill was signed into law today by the governor, announced Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
(HARRISBURG) – Income eligibility guidelines for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program have changed under a new law that will enable more local residents to qualify for the program, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»
Pa State Police have released a report on a vehicle accident that happened on October 25, 2014 in Cogan House Twp.
They report that Cari Enav, 53, of Burke, Virgina was traveling on Route 15, 1332 feet south of the Steam Valley exit when a bear entered the roadway from the west. The front of Enav's 2013 Toyota Prius stuck the bear, which succumbed to its injuries. more»
(HARRISBURG) – The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) is now accepting applications for grants to help veterans’ organizations across Pennsylvania, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has imposed one of the largest civil penalties in the last 20 years for violations of Safe Drinking Water regulations in the southwest region of the state.
Sheetz, 7775 Route 220, Linden, was robbed at 1:25 a.m. Oct. 22.
State police reported that a male actor, described as 5'5" or 5'6" with a slender build, demanded the cashier emptied the cash register. The man then fled the scene on foot heading in an unknown direction. more»
Ground breaking today for Lycoming County's Sensory Garden at Lysock View. Image provided by Lycoming County.
Photo cutline: From left are pictured Edie DeMerco, Sheila Fox, Carol Mordan, Chris Dorward (all Master Gardeners), Lycoming County Commissioner Jeff Wheeland, Linda Betts (Master Gardener), Carol Loveland (Master Gardener coordinator), Mark Davidson (Lycoming County Conservation District manager), and Jenny Picciano (Lycoming County environmental planner).
Ground was officially broken today for the Penn State Extension Master Gardener Sensory Garden, a project that will create an educational and multi-sensory experience for community members and students of all abilities. This project at the Lysock View Complex will provide a new community amenity adjacent to the existing Master Garden demonstration gar more»