Williamsport, Pa. -- Maya Wilborn, of Williamsport, no longer is fazed by being the only Black woman in the room. Born and raised in this predominantly white city, she didn’t think about this difference between herself and her white peers until middle school.
For a boy doctors said would never speak, Daniel Temons, of Loyalsock Township, sure has a lot to say. He’s a 26-year-old who loves his family, has a passion for entertaining, a lifelong love of Jim Henson’s The Muppets, and dreams of working for Hollywood’s Henson Studios. Daniel also has …
Williamsport, Pa. -- It’s early on a Tuesday morning. Cars and pickups begin pouring into Williamsport’s Veterans Memorial Park loaded with some of the county’s most mature veterans – the boasting 90 years old. Out comes wood-cutting tools, sawhorses and drills. No time for jawing. There is …
Montoursville, Pa. -- In her 28 years at Donald E. Schick Elementary, third grade teacher Kym Dunlap thought she had seen it all. While the needs of students continually grow and change, her undying love and dedication for them always has served as a reliable constant.
Williamsport, Pa. -- The Lycoming County commissioners approved new personnel, a juvenile probation program and new equipment for the Resource Management Services during their Tuesday meeting. The commissioners voted on the county’s action items on Tuesday and did not meet Thursday.
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.