The PA House recently passed legislation that would require K-12 schools to post their curricula online in a standardized, user-friendly manner. The goal is to help parents more easily research what their children will be taught in school.
Lycoming County, Pa. -- The Montoursville community can expect more opportunities for engagement at the local Konkle Library -- not to mention a newly renovated space -- as the library quickly approaches their fundraising goal and develops a new 3-5 year plan.
Halloween Town, U.S.A – The time for costumes and candy is almost here! What are the Trick-or-Treat days in your neighborhood? NorthcentralPa.com has compiled a list.
Parts of the Midwest and Northeast are about to experience a weather roller-coaster ride, and dramatic temperatures won't be the only factor to make the weather feel like a wild ride. A slow-moving storm system will finally pick up forward speed, causing the potential for a drenching end to …
Lock Haven, Pa. -- Sports brought 2018 Lock Haven University (LHU) graduate, Samantha Wilson, to LHU in 2014. Since graduating, sports have remained an integral part of her journey, as she continues building upon the foundation laid at LHU— working tirelessly toward her goal to become a nati…
The public is well-aware, by now, of the health-related diseases associated with high-fat, high-sodium processed foods -- but how concerned do we really need to be? The FDA is concerned enough to change their policies on sodium levels in food production.
After being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, "Shawn's Law," named after Shawn Shatto, was signed into Pennsylvania state law on Sept. 30, providing relief for the family of Shawn, and rewarding advocates of Suicide Awareness Month as both concluded this September.
Lycoming County is home to many non-profit organizations with a mission to support the local community. Lycoming Habitat for Humanity is highlighting their affordable housing program that educates low-income residents about home management. STEP, Inc. is introducing a program with a similar …
Mechanicsburg, Pa. -- State public health officials joined community hospital officials to discuss the necessity of the flu vaccine this year.
Starting October 1, single use plastic bags will no longer be allowed in Washington State, continuing a trend that is gaining momentum in certain regions of the country. Oregon, California, Maine, Vermont, New York, Connecticut and Delaware have also done away with single use plastic bags.
Bloomsburg, Pa. -- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania mathematical and digital sciences professor Kevin Ferland recently published a series of crossword puzzles as an extension of his work on combinatorics, the study of how to count things.
Washington, D.C. -- The FDA's Oct. 4 authorization of an over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 antigen test, the ACON Laboratories Flowflex COVID-19 Home Test, adds to the growing list of tests that can be used at home without a prescription.
Williamsport, Pa. -- Lycoming County will be announcing its final clean water action plan during the Commissioner public meeting on Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. The plan is officially known as the Countywide Action Plan (CAP), an initiative to improve water quality, reduce flooding, and improve recreat…
Mequon, Wisconsin -- Fromm Family Foods has issued a voluntary recall of about 5,500 cases of its Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food because it may contain excessive levels of Vitamin D. Dogs of any size may exhibit symptoms from consuming elevated levels of Vitamin D.
Downington, Pa. -- This morning, Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged 46 counts of environmental crimes against Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), the corporate successor to Sunoco Pipeline L.P., for their conduct in the construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline.
Bucksport, Maine -- Greenhead Lobster Products has recalled 5,749 pounds of frozen cooked lobster meat because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the immunocompromised, elderly people; an…
Danville, Pa. -- New medicare plans will be implemented in 2022, but customers should preview them now. Medicare’s annual enrollment period begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7, 2021. During this time, Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their current coverage for 2022.
After closing 18 months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World of Little League® Museum will officially reopen its doors to the public as it counts down to the celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball World Series in August 2022.
Northcentral Pa. has no shortage of opportunities to enjoy cinema. Local universities are promoting educational, timely films, to be viewed on-campus in October. For those who want to screen from home this October, WVIA will stream its own educational, timely film on crime and punishment.