Lycoming County

Public Asked to help “plan the possible” at kickoff meetings for Lycoming County comprehensive plan update

5 weeks 5 days ago
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Public input is sought to help “plan the possible” future of Lycoming County and its communities by establishing priorities for growth, development, transportation, resource protection, recreation, and more in the next ten to twenty years. more»

Local youths take part in 2015 4-H State Achievement Days

6 weeks 4 days ago
4-H Educator Jeanette Blank, Shotgun - Hannah Eck, Robby Barnes, Kayla Trimble, Logan Koser, Owen Eck. Image provided.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Eleven youth from Lycoming County were among more than 650 4-H members from across Pennsylvania who took part in the annual 4-H State Achievement Days at Penn State’s University Park campus in July. The theme this year was from Disney: If you can dream it, you can do it! more»

Weekend DUI Enforcement resulted in 3 arrests

7 weeks 23 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police at Montoursville announced the results of the sobriety check point held within Lycoming County this past weekend (August 14-16, 2015).  According to the report, the checkpoint resulted in 3 DUI arrests.  Along with this, multiple traffic citations were issued. more»

County wide Police Saturation Patrols continue

7 weeks 3 days ago

Large scale police operations continued for a fourth month under the direction of the Lycoming County District Attorney’s Office, District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt announced today. On August 5, 2015 thirteen local state and federal law enforcement agencies once again joined forces in a large scale, coordinated police action directed at the County’s toughest neighborhoods. more»

Lycoming County 4-H Awards Scholarships

7 weeks 3 days ago
(L-R) Marisa Engel, Jordana Wagner, Jorganna Showers, Olivia Paulhamus, Brianna Linn, Logan Koser, Jacob Dgien, Adam Kiess, Daria Fish of Chief Oil and Gas. Image provided.

Lycoming County 4-H Awards Scholarships

Eight members were chosen by committee this year to be recipients of the 4-H program's multiple scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of endowments and donations, over $10,000 was awarded in 2015.  The awards were distributed prior to the start of the Lycoming Fair’s Youth Livestock Sale. more»

DUI Enforcement Announced

7 weeks 6 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police at Montoursville announced that they will be conducting a sobriety check point within Lycoming County this weekend (August 14-16, 2015).  Check points are scheduled to arrest and prosecute drunk drivers to the fullest extent of the law.  Motorists are reminded to buckle-up, drive safely, and refrain from drinking a driving. more»

Lycoming County Wins 2015 State-Wide Road and Bridge Safety Award

8 weeks 1 day ago
The individuals pictured in the photo are: Jason Wagner, Director, PA Highway Information Association, Dave DeBlander, Vice-President, Larson Design Group, Ernie Larson, Lycoming County Commissioner, Mark Murawski, Lycoming County Transportation Planner, Tony Mussare, Lycoming County Commissioner. Image provided.

The County of Lycoming won the 33rd Annual Statewide Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Program Award that was presented by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Highway Information Association at the County Commissioners Association of PA conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. more»

What to do if you suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence

8 weeks 6 days ago

A quarter of all women, and one in seven men, experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime – according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Those who suspect that their friend, neighbor or family member is experiencing domestic violence are often at a loss of how to intervene. The YWCA Northcentral PA offers these tips which can save a life:

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STEP, Inc. among Social Service Agencies Affected by Budget Impasse

9 weeks 1 day ago

As the Pennsylvania budget impasse remains unresolved, Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action (STEP), Inc., is enacting a phased-in approach for dealing with the lack of payments from the state. Phase I will go into effect Monday, August 3, 2015. This approach has been engineered to cause the least amount of negative impact for STEP’s customers, employees, and vendors. more»

County Planner Appointed to State Transportation Advisory Committee

9 weeks 6 days ago
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Lycoming County Transportation Planner, Mark Murawski, was appointed by PA Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, 25th District, to serve on the prestigious Pennsylvania Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County on July 23

10 weeks 6 days ago

The Department of Environmental Protection will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoeson July 23, in Muncy Creek Township and Muncy Borough, Lycoming County. more»

Viewing the Perseid Meteor Shower at Rider Park

12 weeks 3 days ago

Williamsport, PA - The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania will host a unique opportunity to observe one of the best meteor showers of the year.  Pre-registered guests are invited to one of the best viewing areas in Lycoming County, Rider Park.  If clear skies prevail, this event will be held on Wednesday evening, August 12 beginning at 9:30 pm. more»

Issuing Antlerless Deer Licenses

12 weeks 3 days ago

The issuing of the antlerless deer licenses will begin on Monday, July 13th. Antlerless deer license applications must be mailed directly to the county treasurer's office, not the Pennsylvania Game Commission. They must be in a pink official antler less deer license envelope. Any applications received prior to July 13th will be returned. more»

Drug Dealer Given 5 ½ to 17 years

12 weeks 5 days ago

A convicted drug dealer could spend upwards of 17 years in state prison after his sentencing in County Court, Lycoming County District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt announced.

In April, Aquilla Laury, 39, of Philadelphia, was convicted on numerous drug-related counts, following a trial prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Nicole Ippolito. more»

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Announces 2015 Fall Grant Opportunities

12 weeks 6 days ago

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is accepting grant applications for the Lycoming Economic Development Foundation Fund, Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund, Plunketts Creek Township Foundation Fund, and Pearls with a Passion Fund.  more»

DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources for Failure to Repair Leaking Gas Well

16 weeks 1 hour ago
Susquehanna River, image by Andrea Campbell

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC, of Fort Worth, TX that it intends to assess an $8.9 million civil penalty against the company, and has directed Range Resources to prevent methane and other substances from escaping from a leaking gas well and polluting groundwater and a stream in Lycoming County. more»

Seventeenth Annual Community Clean-Up Event

16 weeks 6 days ago
Band shell at Brandon Park. Image by Andrea Campbell.

On Friday June 12, 2015, the Lycoming County Juvenile Probation Office will complete its Seventeenth Annual Community Clean-Up Event. The purpose of this event is to instill a sense of pride within the youth who participate and to develop commitment to the community. more»

Lycoming County Surpasses a Quarter-Million Dollars in Nutrient Credit Sales with 2014 Results

18 weeks 18 hours ago
Lycoming County representatives were joined by the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and other dignitaries at the Lycoming County Farm, Montoursville, to present a ceremonial check representing payments to nine farmers for credit trading revenues. (January 2012) Image provided.

The County of Lycoming paid a total of $51,363.70 to local farmers whose nitrogen and phosphorus credits were sold in 2014 through the Lycoming County Nutrient Trading Program. Combined with previous credit sales since 2011, the program has sold a cumulative $253,764 in nutrient credits. more»

Police urge responsible driving this Memorial Day weekend

19 weeks 5 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police at Montoursville announced that they will be conducting DUI enforcement sobriety check points within Lycoming County from May 22, 2015 through May 24, 2015.  Check points are scheduled to arrest and prosecute drunk drivers to the fullest extent of the law.  Motorists are reminded to buckle up, drive safely, and refrain from drinking and driving. more»

Work on Three Routes in Lycoming County Begins Next Week

20 weeks 4 days ago

Next week, prime contractor Don E. Bower will begin work on a $1.5 million construction project on three routes in Lycoming County.

The project includes mill and resurfacing on Route 220 in Picture Rocks Borough, Route 405 in Hughesville Borough, and Route 54 in Montgomery Borough.

The project also includes an epoxy overlay on a bridge on Route 220 in Picture Rocks. more»

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