Lycoming County

DUI Enforcement Plans Announced for Thanksgiving Weekend

1 day 38 min ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report stating the PSP at Montoursville will conduct a sobriety check point within Lycoming County the weekend of 11/26/14 through 11/30/14.  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.

Congressman Marino Responds to President Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration

4 days 4 hours ago
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Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County issued the following response to President Barack Obama’s announcement of his plans to initiate new executive actions to address America’s current illegal immigrant population: more»

Susquehanna Health Recognized as Employer of Choice® for Two Consecutive Years

1 week 3 days ago
Susquehanna Health representatives received the Employer of Choice award from Joyce Gioia, President of Employer of Choice International (Center). Representatives included (from left) Steven P. Johnson, President & CEO; Clinton Bowersox, Pharmacist; Cherill Temple, Supply Clerk-Central Supply; Kim Boyer, Director of Operations for Susquehanna Health Medical Group; Christine Ballard, Vice President of Human Resources; and Jan Fisher, Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – On October 27, following a rigorous evaluation process, Susquehanna Health (SH) was presented with the two year designation “Employer of Choice®” for 2014 and 2015. more»

Preliminary 2015 Lycoming County budget open for public comment Tax increase proposed

1 week 4 days ago

The Lycoming County preliminary 2015 budget, which proposes a tax increase, is officially open for public comment, the county commissioners announced today at their public meeting at 330 Pine St., Williamsport. more»

Teens Break into Residence, Steal Guns

3 weeks 2 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police report that on November 4th, between noon and 6pm, four teens forcibly entered a residence on Bachman Drive in Susquehanna Township and stole two guns. more»

Fight Back Against Winter With Heating Bill Help

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3 weeks 3 hours ago

LIHEAP grants can provide a blanket of peace of mind

Despite the predictions of woolly bear caterpillars, almanacs or meteorologists about the upcoming winter, one thing is certain: Heating season will be in full swing. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for November 2014

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3 weeks 3 days ago

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled in the month of November to provide health information and benefit the community. more»

Corbett approves bills on stream buffers and carbon plan

4 weeks 3 days ago
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Governor Corbett signed a pair of bills dealing with two hot-button environmental issues. The first would eliminate stream buffer requirements for the state’s cleanest waterways. more»

Susquehanna Greenway Partnership Awards $50,000 in Mini-Grants

6 weeks 16 hours ago
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Susquehanna Greenway Signage and Interpretation  is the theme of a new mini-grant program offered by the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP). more»

Lycoming County Commissioner statement on fake invoice

6 weeks 6 days ago
Portion of the fake invoice. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – Today, Lycoming County Commissioner Tony Mussare responded at a press conference held at Pine Street Executive Plaza about a campaign mailer titled “Lycoming County Invoice” that was mailed to Lycoming County residents claiming to be sent from Lycoming County Commissioners. This mailer was not a real bill or a real invoice, and was not sent by the County. more»

DEP Announces Natural Gas Vehicle Workshop in Lycoming County

7 weeks 5 days ago
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Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), along with partners at Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation (EP-ACT), invites fleet managers, municipalities and business owners to a natural gas vehicle workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at DEP's Northcentral Regional Office, 208 W. 3rd St., Williamsport. more»

Van Wagner Announces the Release of Two New CD's

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7 weeks 5 days ago
Cover photo of "The Fringe" taken by Bob Stoudt.

Van Wagner is happy to announce the release of 2 new CD's, "The Fringe"  and "Live at Elk Creek Cafe".< more»

Susquehanna Health and U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. Partner for TBI Bill

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10 weeks 4 days ago
Sen. Robert Casey. Image Provided.

September 12, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT, PA—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) recently selected Susquehanna Health (SH) to voice a call for action on the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014. more»

Fall Foliage Forecast: Exceptional Year in the Offing for Northeast

11 weeks 4 hours ago
Accu-weather Fan Photo, user normal_PA120117. Image provided.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- 9 September 2014 -- AccuWeather reports  more»

Taber Museum's Coffee Hour to Feature Talk on the Lee Massacre

11 weeks 4 days ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host Kathy Swope, researcher and writer, at its monthly Coffee Hour on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10 am in the Community Room of the museum. Swope will discuss her ongoing research regarding the Lee Massacre which occurred in Union County, in the 1780s. more»

Growing Old Should be a Healthy Experience

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11 weeks 5 days ago
John Viteritti, DO, Medical Director for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Aging is an inevitable part of life, but getting older doesn't necessarily mean we're getting less healthy.  Remember fitness guru Jack LaLanne?  He followed a daily diet and exercise routine well into his 90's, and encouraged others to do the same. more»

Blooming Grove Historical Society's meeting will highlight “The Underground Railroad and Blooming Grove”

11 weeks 5 days ago
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FALL MEETING
(a public gathering)
Of the Blooming Grove Historical Society
297 Dunkard Church Rd, Hepburn Township
(28Sep14-Sun-2pm) more»

Taber Museum Hosts the Baskin Visual Arts Project

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12 weeks 4 days ago
Baskin Art exhibit at Taber Museum. Photo credit: Andrea Campbell

Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society is hosting an exhibition of student art produced during the Dr. June E. Baskin Visual Arts Project. The exhibition will be on view from September 2 through September 28. Admission to the exhibition is free, however a fee is charged to tour the rest of the museum. more»

PennDOT, Police Focused on Reducing Impaired Driving Crashes through Labor Day

12 weeks 6 days ago

Harrisburg – As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. more»

Unveiling of Bases Loaded Project Today at 1pm

13 weeks 5 days ago

Don't miss the unveiling and dedication ceremony of 10 bronze statues placed on Market Square today at 1:00 PM on the corner of Market and W. Third Sts., Williamsport.  Join in the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Little League Baseball in its birthplace. more»

Local Youths Take Part in 2014 4-H State Achievement Days

14 weeks 5 days ago
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Seven youth from Lycoming County were among more than 600
4-H members from across Pennsylvania who took part in the annual 4-H State Achievement Days at Penn State’s University Park campus July 28-30. The theme this year was based on superheroes: With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility! more»

Governor Corbett Announces Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

14 weeks 5 days ago
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Gettysburg - Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the State Transportation Commission, building on the Act 89 transportation plan, has updated Pennsylvania’s 12-Year Transportation Program with a sizeable boost in much needed transportation improvements.  more»

Lycoming County Commissioner Jeff Wheeland Earns Award

14 weeks 5 days ago
Lycoming County Commissioner Jeff Wheeland earned the 2014 CCAP President’s Award. Pictured, from left, are Lycoming County Commissioners Tony Mussare, Wheeland, and Ernie Larson. Image Provided.

Lycoming County Commissioner Jeff Wheeland earned the 2014 County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania President's Award at the CCAP annual conference in Lancaster this month. Wheeland also is chairman of CCAP's Energy, Environment and Land Use Committee. The presidential awards are given by the CCAP president to honor outstanding contributions and more»

PA Wilds Artisan Trail "Building Momentum"

16 weeks 1 day ago
Sample of PA Wilds Public Art, Faces of Freedom Mural Photo by Timothy Walck

 “Unexpected wow. Devastatingly beautiful views. Art creations of world class merit. more»

Join Us in Featuring Tourism in Lycoming County! Lycoming County Visitors Bureau holds Photo Contest

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16 weeks 3 days ago
Photo submitted - Chipmunk by Cody Schamberg

The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau is conducting a photo contest beginning July 1, 2014 and running until December 31, 2014.  We are looking to you the visitors and residents to submit photos that feature tourism activities and attractions here in Lycoming County for the below categories.

  • People (example – family riding bikes on the Pine Creek Trail)
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The People Spoke and DCNR Listened

16 weeks 6 days ago

HARRISBURG, July 30 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, said today he is pleased that the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced it will seek public comment on an agreement to expand natural gas drilling in Loyalsock State Forest, but he has some concerns. more»

Free Online Computer Training Available until Year's End

17 weeks 1 day ago
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Free online computer training will be available for another five months through SEDA-COG’ s Online Broadband & Technology Training (OBTT) program.  To date nearly 300 individuals have registered for classes, and SEDA-COG can register another 300.  more»

HDPC Holds Hearing in Williamsport on Leasing State Lands for Drilling

17 weeks 2 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT, July 28 – Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee today heard from environmentalists and public interest advocates at a public hearing focusing on leasing state forests and parks for natural gas drilling, said state Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming. more»

Officials Announce State Funding for Pollution, Sediment Reduction Project

18 weeks 1 day ago

HARRISBURG –State officials today announced an $821,212 low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PENNVEST) that will assist a Union County dairy operation with pollution and sediment reduction efforts. more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County on July 23

18 weeks 2 days ago

Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments during the evening hours of Wednesday, July 23, in Loyalsock, Lycoming and Old Lycoming townships, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. more»

Mirabito Applauds Court Decision Restoring Private Property Rights

18 weeks 4 days ago

HARRISBURG, July 18 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, applauded the Commonwealth Court opinion stating that the Public Utility Commission does not have the authority to review local drilling ordinances or to withhold impact fees from municipalities. more»

Mirabito Says PennDOT Hiring Temporary Employees

18 weeks 6 days ago

HARRISBURG, July 17 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, wants area residents to know that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is hiring temporary employees for its Winter Maintenance Program, which will run from September through April.  more»

Lycoming County Announces Funding for Community Parks

19 weeks 2 days ago

Lycoming County Government has established a Mini-Grant Program to fund a limited number of community park projects – up to $20,000 each – using a share of the County's Marcellus Shale Legacy Funds. These natural gas impact Legacy Funds were provided to the County for this purpose by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. more»

It's Time for NEPA to Rally Around Quality Early Childhood Education

19 weeks 3 days ago

Northeast Pennsylvania is famous for its work ethic and its can-do spirit. By combining forces, we can accomplish anything.

We believe strongly that productive, engaged and educated individuals are the building blocks of a strong community, but today, too many individuals are not reaching their potential. As a result, the region's economic vitality suffers. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Restoration Effort Continues

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20 weeks 3 hours ago
Photo of storm damage on the corners of Memorial Ave and Oliver Street in Williamsport, PA.

Teri J. MacBride, PPL Regional Affairs Director  for the Susquehanna Valley recently released this statement to represent PPL's efforts in dealing with the ongoing storm damage: more»

Is it really an emergency?

20 weeks 1 day ago
Q. Thomas Novinger, M.D.,MBA, is Senior Medical Director for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Image Provided.

Many of us have been in a situation where an accident or injury around the house - cutting a finger while preparing dinner or falling from a stepladder while cleaning or hanging decorations - leads to the question “should I go to the emergency room?” more»

Still Time to Register for Popular Energy Program to Earn Teaching Credits

20 weeks 4 days ago
Dr. David Simpson, Associate professor of physics and engineering technology at Bloomsburg University

Teachers who need professional development credits still have time to earn them while enjoying a fact-filled program about energy topics this summer at the Susquehanna Energy Information Center in Berwick, Pa. The Nuclear Energy Seminar for Teachers will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 through Aug. 1. more»

Lycoming Audubon Society Program for July 23, 2014

20 weeks 6 days ago
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On July 23rd at 6:00pm the annual Lycoming Audubon Society Picnic will be held at the pavilion at Rider Park on Caleb Creek Road, north of Warrensville.  This program is free and open to the public.  Please bring a dish to share as well a more»

Mirabito Says Budget Hurts Rural Pennsylvania

21 weeks 19 hours ago
Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming County

HARRISBURG, June 30 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, said he couldn't vote for the 2014-15 state budget because it hurts the quality of life in rural Pennsylvania.

Mirabito said the budget does not restore massive funding cuts to hurting school districts that resulted in increased local property taxes throughout rural Pennsylvania. more»

Lycoming County Baseline Groundwater Quality Monitoring Program Rollout

27 weeks 6 days ago

The Lycoming County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the rollout of the County's Baseline Groundwater Quality Monitoring Program at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Commissioners Board Room, first floor of the Executive Plaza, 330 Pine St., Williamsport, PA 17701. more»

Volunteer Opportunities in Northcentral PA

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2 years 5 weeks ago
Jim Carn volunteers to repaint historic town signs in Northcentral Pennsylvania.

The following service opportunities exist in the region. Please click on the links provided for more information about each opportunity.  

Historic Bowman Field more»

State Police Troopers Receive Highest Award

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2 years 25 weeks ago

Two Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Receive Highest Award
Individuals Honored for Actions in Berks and Lycoming Counties

Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, who risked their lives in separate incidents in Berks and Lycoming counties, were honored today with the State Police Medal of Honor, the department’s highest award. more»

Two Men Arrested for Multiple Thefts and Burglaries in Clinton, Centre Counties

2 years 28 weeks ago

Two Men Arrested for Multiple Thefts and Burglaries in Clinton, Centre Counties – PSP Lamar charged a Jersey Shore man and a man from Blanchard in connection with alleged burglaries, thefts, and related crimes that took place two years ago. more»

Register Now for West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

2 years 29 weeks ago
Paddle - Explore - Camp - Learn - Enjoy

Break out the paddles, get your campfire tales organized, and join us for an exciting trip May 19-24, 2012 through some of the most remote and lovely sections of the Upper West Branch of the Susquehanna River during our 6-day educational canoe/kayak trip! Paddle the entire trip, or a few days...it's up to you! more»

Second Annual Challenge at Crystal Lake Benefits MVH Auxiliary

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4 years 30 weeks ago

MUNCY–The second annual Challenge at Crystal Lake is scheduled for Sunday, May 16. more»

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