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Details released on this morning’s fatal accident on Sylvan Dell Park Road

1 week 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report detailing the fatal accident that occurred this morning at 2:25AM.  According to the report, Christopher Piazza, 29, of Beloit, Wisconsin, was traveling east in the 400th block of Sylvan Dell Park Road.  For unknown reasons, Piazza’s vehicle left the roadway to the north and struck a tree with its front end.  Piazza suffe more»

Charges filed for Criminal Mischief and Reckless Endangerment in Loyalsock Township

1 week 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of criminal mischief and reckless endangerment.  According to the report, on August 26, 2015, Timothy McCulley intentionally ran into the left rear corner of an Allison Inc. truck being operated my Raymond Huyck of Montoursville. more»

Police investigating criminal mischief in Woodward Township

1 week 3 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of criminal mischief in Woodward Township.  According to the report, sometime between September 15-16, 2015, unknown actor(s) smashed the driver’s side rear window of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado.  The truck was parked in the parking lot of Antler’s Lane Boat Launch.  The incident occurred as the victim, Brent Taylor of Lock Haven, wa more»

Police investigating theft from Wool’s Decorative in Loyalsock

1 week 3 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of criminal theft in Loyalsock Township.  According to the report, on August 21, 2015, unknown actor(s) stole approximately 30 wooden panels from Wool’s Decorative.  Anyone with information regarding the above incident is asked to contact the PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  

Lyco Football Tailgating Concern

1 week 3 days ago
Photo of Lycoming College Football field by Kathy Kolb for

Received from Williamsport Police:

Press release 9/23/2015

City officials have been receiving numerous complaints regarding tailgating activities occurring around the Lycoming College Footbal field. Numerous residents have reported open containers, public consumption of alcohol, and tents being set up on the street. more»

Median Cable Guide Rail Project Begins Next Week on Route 15 in Lycoming County

1 week 3 days ago

A nearly $600,000 median cable guide rail project is set to begin Monday, Sept. 28, on Route 15 in Lycoming County.

Prime contractor Nationwide Construction Group will install the guide rail between Trout Run and Buttonwood. more»

DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians to Maintain Home Heating Oil Tanks

1 week 3 days ago

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encourages residents to take precautions before filling their home heating oil tanks. Poorly maintained or leaking home heating oil tanks can pose a fire risk, diminish indoor air quality, or contaminate groundwater.  

Marino’s RAPID Act Passes the House

September 25, 2015

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) successfully managed the passage of his signature piece of legislation, H.R. 348, the Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2015 (RAPID Act). more»

Rep. Marino’s Statement on Speaker Boehner’s Resignation

September 25, 2015

Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Speaker John Boehner will resign from the speakership and from his seat in Congress: more»

Thompson Issues Statement on Speaker Boehner’s Retirement Announcement

September 25, 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today released the following statement on the upcoming retirement of House Speaker John Boehner:

"I was present earlier today when Speaker Boehner announced before the House Republican Conference that he would be resigning from Congress at the end of October. more»

Student Stories: Ag Career Day led to internship for ag sciences major

September 25, 2015

For senior agricultural science major Luke Salter, the College of Agricultural Sciences' Ag Career Day last year was a window to the multiple job and internship opportunities the field has to offer. The result was an internship at Wenger Feeds.

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Has Immediate Employment Opportunities in the Mining Program

September 24, 2015

The Department of Environmental Protection today announced numerous employment opportunities in its mining programs. Current workforce planning projections highlight the potential for upcoming retirements ...

DEP to Host Public Hearing on Use of Emission Reduction Credits at York County Energy Plant

September 25, 2015

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing on Tuesday, September 29, regarding a proposed plan approval to allow Calpine Mid-Merit, LLC to transfer and use emission reduction ...

Speaker Urges Governor to Sign Emergency Funding Bill

September 24, 2015

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing emergency funding for schools and human services:

House Passes Emergency State Funding Bill to Release School Payments and Critical Funding for Human Service Agencies

1 week 4 days ago

Negotiations continue as governor acknowledges all items to be negotiated, including liquor and pension reform

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today voted 117-83 for an emergency funding bill aimed at getting state funds to agencies, schools and students, House Republican leaders said. more»

Rep. Thompson, Sen. Casey Announce Nearly $1 Million Grant for Penn State University

1 week 4 days ago

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today joined U.S. Sen. more»

Marino: Pope’s Message Was Optimistic and Full of Heart

September 24, 2015

Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement in the wake of Pope Francis’ address during a Joint Meeting of Congress: more»

From cow to cone, 'This is Penn State' goes to the Creamery

September 24, 2015

A lot goes into getting a bowl of Keeney Beany from cow to cone.

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