As accusations of police brutality fill newspaper headlines and social media feeds across the country, Williamsport police officers understand that even a city as small as Williamsport might be just one incident away from a violent protest.
Lock Haven, Pa. – September marked National Recovery Awareness Month, but for certified recovery specialists working through the West Branch Drug and Alcohol Commission, awareness and education is a year-round, day-to-day mission.
McElhatten, Pa. – Hunting season is picking up, with archery for deer beginning on Oct. 3. On the PULSE sat down with John Hanna, physician assistant with UPMC – Primary Care based in McElhattan, to talk about key safety tips hunters should keep in mind.
Williamsport, Pa. – After a lifetime of living with the effects of polio, Chris Tsai works hard to keep her disability from defining her life.
Williamsport, Pa. – Hidden away in the rolling hills near Rose Valley Lake, the Pennsylvania Trials Riders have been coming to the Logue Farm on Logue Hill Road for 51 years.
Lycoming County, Pa. -- The first 9/11 Memorial Motorcycle Ride was a protest. Held just days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, it was a ride of rebels against terrorism and a country paralyzed in front of TVs watching news reports in horror.
Amid quarantine isolation, suicide numbers are spiking, and children and youth workers fear unreported cases of abuse don’t paint an accurate picture of the struggles area families face.
As businesses throughout Lycoming County cautiously open their doors, some in county leadership are calling for the government to step back and individuals to hold each other accountable.
Before the rest of the world retreated into their homes and trips to the store and work dwindled to a minimum, Jeannette Winner already was growing accustomed to the solitary life.
When Angela Nichols got word from her employer, Geisinger Medical Group, that the Eye Institute was in need of masks, she was quick to call on seamstresses in the community for help. But she was shocked to see how fast they began to supply the overwhelming need.
The Little League World Series has been cancelled and it could mean nearly $40 million in economic loss to the region – an impossible sum to recoup, experts fear.
Trout Run – When a youth camp and retreat center is forced to empty its rooms and cancel events due to COVID-19, the natural step was to offer the vacant rooms to healthcare workers.
With lots of free time — and more work to do on a forthcoming under-the-radar movie book — Lycoming Critic’s Corner has been taking full advantage of YouTube.
Exhaustion. Depression. A lack of focus. Thoughts of suicide. Prior to COVID-19, these symptoms of burnout have steadily grown among health care workers in the United States.
COVID-19 has touched nearly every person in Pennsylvania. To better understand how the viral disease is transmitted, coroners throughout the state are researching not only how it interacts with the living, but also the deceased.
Williamsport – As college classes are moved online and labs are emptied, professors are finding ways to put their experience and extra supplies to good use.
As many members of the public are urged to stay home, those with no home to go to have few options. But many of Williamsport’s shelters have their own stay-at-home policy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Several bagged lunches lay out on a table. The door to Erb’s West-End Market and Catering in Newberry swings open and a crowd of kids piles in, loading up on bags and juice before scurrying out again just as fast.
From politicians and policy makers, to the everyday public, few topics create the same level of controversy as medical marijuana.