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Name of victim released - Route 44 fatal accident

10 weeks 3 days ago

Around 5 A.M. this morning, EMS units responded to a vehicle accident on Route 44 in Nippenose Twp.,  more»

Hockey Team Restitution is being made to the city

10 weeks 3 days ago
Statement from Mayor Campana's office.

The former Williamsport Outlaws and the Syracuse Hockey Club owed the city $47,000.00 for unpaid rent and utility bills. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Customers Will Have The Power They Need This Summer

June 17, 2014

New equipment, maintenance and tree trimming help prepare for heat and stormy months ahead

Early morning shooting in Montoursville

10 weeks 5 days ago

According to Pa State Trooper Havens, a shooting occured Sunday morning around 2 A.M. at 424 Weldon St., Montoursville. The PSP report states that a birthday party was being held at that location. The victim, Cody Gorsline, a white 24 year old male from Williamsport, was examining a handgun with the person who was having a birthday, when the weapon went off. more»

Tioga County Crash Fatality Identified

10 weeks 5 days ago

According to Pennsylvania State Police reports, a vehicle accident in Middlebury Twp, Tioga County resulted in the driver's death yesterday, June 14, 2014 around 4:51 P.M. more»

Mansfield woman attempts to contract killers to murder estranged husband

11 weeks 18 hours ago

A Mansfield woman is facing charges of solicitation of criminal homicide and a firearms violation after attempting to hire to undercover state troopers to kill her estranged husband.  more»

Deadline to Apply for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Extended, Says Turzai

June 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.

Susquehanna Valley WRAP Customers Can Score Crosscutters Tickets

June 13, 2014

PPL Electric Utilities program offers free energy efficiency upgrades to qualifying customers

Wmspt PD Incident highlight report 6/12/2014

11 weeks 19 hours ago

Selected Incidents from the Williamsport Police report from June 12, 2014. more»

PHFA Awards Funding for Two Bradford County Projects

June 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the approval of $918,226 in state tax credits and $622,406 in PennHOMES funding by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for two Bradford County development projects. more»

Lieutenant Governor Portrait of Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati Unveiled

June 13, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – This week the Lieutenant Governor Portrait of Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati was unveiled at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.  Senator Scarnati served as Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from November 2008 through January 18, 2011. more»

Wmspt PD news blotter highlights - June 11, 2014

December 31, 1969

Selected incidents from the report: more»

Wmspt PD news blotter highlights - June 10, 2014

11 weeks 2 days ago

Selected incidents from the report: more»

Van Blarcom Nomination Approved by Senate Agriculture Committee

June 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee unanimously reported the nomination of Bradford County dairy farmer James A. Van Blarcom, candidate to the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (MMB), out of committee.  Van Blarcom’s nomination now awaits a vote before the full state Senate. more»

Car rolls on roof in Eldred Township crash

11 weeks 3 days ago

A car driven by Amber Bower, 19, of Cogan Station, rolled onto its roof after the vehicle left Pleasant Valley Road in Eldred Township and struck a tree on June 8, according to state police. 

As the vehicle was rolling, it struck some trees and a utility pole. The vehicle came to rest with its roof and hood up against the trees and pole, facing north.  more»

Thompson Announces Caitlin A. McGlaughlin of State College Accepts Fully Qualified Appointment

June 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Caitlin A. McGlaughlin of State College has accepted a Fully Qualified Appointment for Admission to the U.S. Naval Academy, according to U.S. more»

Teen injured in crash lifeflighted to Geisinger Medical Center

11 weeks 4 days ago

A 17-year-old female was seriously injured in a May 10 crash. 

According to state police, the minor was traveling south on Cleman Hollow Road in Franklin Township on a Suzuki 230 Shaft motorcyle. The bike attempted to negotiate a right hand curve in the roadway and was traveling too fast, causing it to travel off the left side of the road and strike a tree.  more»

Wmspt Police activity log highlights June 7 - 8 weekend

11 weeks 4 days ago

Here's a few of the 45 incidents listed in the weekend report: more»

Salladasburg Borough crash and other incidents

11 weeks 6 days ago

A crash occured at 2:30 a.m. May 18 as a vehicle driven by Michael Klacik III, 44, of Avis, was traveling south on Route 973 when the vehicle exited the roadway and traveled across a drainage ditch, according to state police. 

Klacik's vehicle stuck a tree and traveled another 25 feet before hitting an embankment. 

Klacik was uninjured. 

  more»

PennFuture and Sierra Club honor West Chester Mayor Comitta and BLUER

August 30, 2014

Borough of West Chester celebrates "Bike to Work Day" and sustainability

(Philadelphia — June 6, 2014) — This morning PennFuture and the Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter recognized borough leadership for its role in making West Chester a bike-friendly community as part of a larger public/private partnership to reduce West Chester's carbon footprint and slow climate change. more»

Suspected Shooter taken into Custody

12 weeks 12 hours ago
Wmspt PD report - authorities in High Point North Carolina have taken Rashwan Jeffrey Williams into custody today.

The Williamsport Bureau of Police would like to announce that authorities in High Point North Carolina have taken Rashwan Jeffrey Williams into custody moments ago. Williams is the individual charged in connection with the June 1st shooting death of Aaron Cody Lowry of North Carolina outside the Lamp House Hookah Lounge in the 400 block of West Third St. more»

2013 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee Revenue Being Distributed

June 6, 2014

The 25th Senatorial District will receive a total of $24,471,926.46 from 2013 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee revenues, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Wmspt PD news blotter June 5, 2014

12 weeks 19 hours ago

The following incidents (and more) were reported in Williamsport:

  • Hit & Run - 400 Block Washington Blvd.
  • Hit & Run - Market St & Greenwod Ave.
  • Theft: 700 Block W. 4th st.
  • Hit & Run - 2200 Block of reach Road
  • Underage / DUI - 900 Block of Railway St (Youngs Woods Park)
  • Shoplifting - 1200 Block W. 4th St.

Car spins out of control, strikes tree and other incidents

12 weeks 1 day ago

Todd Mack, 22, of Williamsport, was traveling west in his vehicle at 2:40 a.m. June 2 on Route 54 in Clinton Township when he lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a left curve in the roadway, state police reported. 

Mack's vehicle traveled off the north shoulder of the road and impacted a tree head on. The vehicle spun clockwise before coming to final rest.  more»

Wmspt PD Incident highlight report 6/4/2014

12 weeks 1 day ago

Selected Incidents listed in the Williamsport Police Blotter report for June 4, 2014.  more»

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