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Balls Mills – Nearly 200 years ago a group of Baptist “Brethren” fleeing persecution in Germany purchased a plot of land near what is now the small village of Balls Mills in Lycoming County and the meeting house they built is still there today. 

Lycoming County, Pa. – As the New Year is soon upon Lycoming County, at one time the county was considered the New World. A Frenchman by the name of Etienne Brule is credited as being the first European to visit the area when it was occupied by the Iroquois and Huron tribes. 

I got tickets for the current Genesis tour mostly from a sense of nostalgia, having seen the band four times in the 1970s, when they were kings of the then-very-trendy genre known as “progressive rock.” I still consider their 1974 “Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” the single greatest album ever made.

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Two weeks after learning they would be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine by Dec. 28, employees of the Pennsylvania College of Technology were informed the institution would press pause on this mandate after the federal appeals court’s recent decision. 

A narrow vote during City Council’s Thursday meeting secured new radios for the Williamsport Bureau of Police, the end of a long battle to replace the now 15-year-old equipment. It also highlighted some of the city’s limitations in upgrading or modernizing police equipment over the years. 

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Williamsport, Pa. – Long-time City Council incumbents Liz Miele and Randall Allison retained their seats after Tuesday’s election, while newcomer Eric Beiter ousted one-term incumbent Dave Banks to take the third contested seat, according to unofficial election night results. 

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The following is a breakdown of the now closed investigation into the alleged sexual assault said to have occurred during a Williamsport Area High School Baseball trip to Myrtle Beach in May, 2018.