UPMC Susquehanna’s new police department is a valuable addition to the city, according to Williamsport Bureau of Police Chief Damon Hagan.
Williamsport, Pa. – Sixteen-year-old Maverick Wilton-Morgret left his dad’s house on Dec. 2, 2020, saying on his way out the door, “I’ll be right back.”
Mayor Dave Lechniak had a presence that would fill up a room and as a lifelong resident of South Williamsport his impact in the borough will be missed.
Victims of domestic violence have flooded into Williamsport’s emergency shelter this year toppling the already rising cases of abuse over the past few years.
Last year around this time, your On the PULSE movie critic was hard at work on a book collecting under-the-radar films—so I compiled a list of somewhat obscure holiday cinema for Lycoming Critic’s Corner that December.
Lycoming County, Pa. – Businesses that choose to open their doors, despite Gov. Tom Wolf’s recent December restrictions, won’t need to worry about being prosecuted by the Lycoming County District Attorney.
DuBoistown, Pa. – Perhaps a bit ironically, each year Summer Street in DuBoistown turns into a Winter Wonderland officially known as Candy Cane Lane.
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.