This morning around 10:30 AM, Williamsport Police were invovled in a vehicle pursuit that traveled through the Park St., High St., West and East Third Sts., West Fourth St., Walnut St., areas ending with a fatality and a crash in Loyalsock on the Golden Strip. more»
“Lone Survivor” pushes the envelope on how much brutality filmgoers can tolerate.
But of course, the unnerving experience of watching this film bears no comparison to the nightmare endured by its characters, most of whom -- as the title indicates -- did not make it to the end of this fight. more»
Imagine a big-budget war movie with a dynamite cast that’s very old-fashioned, very slow and generally played as comedy.
Not what you’d expect from writer-director George Clooney -- which may explain why critics didn’t care for “Monuments Men,” the fact-based tale of experts charged with saving priceless art from the Nazi war machine. more»
The 2013 movie slate got off to a slow start and then exploded: As of June, my “best-of” list contained only one title; now I’m having trouble keeping it to ten! Here they are, heavily weighted toward fall and winter: more»
The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:
Aug. 8 to Dec. 7, Police reported that unknown actors made entry into the home of Falisha Petruskevich, 26, of Williamsport, and stole numerous items, including Petruskevich's military issued Kevlar vest and helmet. more»
“Ender’s Game” has all the essentials of great science fiction: a strong storyline; exciting action; characters who feel real even in unreal situations; a terrific climax; an even better coda -- and big ideas. Really big ideas. more»
By now, most “Catcher in the Rye” fans know the big news from the recent bio of J. D. Salinger: This reclusive author, who published nothing after 1965, continued writing daily till his death in 2010; several of the resulting works are slated for release over the next few years. more»
A recent photo of the construction site, looking west.
Work is progressing on the Loyalsock Creek railroad bridge in Lycoming County as the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) continues to target a summer 2014 completion. The $9.1 million project is about 10% complete. more»
Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized - Property belonging to a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness church was damaged last month in Lycoming County, say Montoursville State Police. Trooper Daniel Young said two air conditioner units were shot at the 773 Cemetery Road facility sometime between July 23-25. Anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700. more»
In case nobody noticed, this summer looks a bust at the movies.
Yes, the new “Star Trek” and “Iron Man” were solid; so was “Now You See Me.” But costly hopefuls like “Man of Steel” and “Lone Ranger” were, to say the least, disappointing; and “Pacific Rim” just opened in third place -- behind two sequels. more»
Damaged bridge is in background, behind flooded Loyalsock Bridge. (Photo courtesy of Tank Baird.)
A contract to rebuild the Loyalsock Creek Bridge, between Montoursville and Williamsport has been awarded to Glenn O. Hawbaker, a heavy construction company headquartered in State College, PA. The contract award was approved by PennDOT's Bureau of Rail Freight Assistance. more»