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Williamsport, Pa. – January and February are typically the coldest months of the Pennsylvania winter. Between chilly winds and heavy snowfall, the cold days can spell disaster for members of the community who do not have safe, permanent housing. 

Warren, Vt. – It's that time of year again – time for the HGTV Dream Home to be revealed! Each year, the beloved network for all-things home, renovation, and design unveils their Dream Home Sweepstakes in which one lucky winner wins the dream home. 

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Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated it's guidance yesterday on the length of isolation and quarantine for individuals who test positive for COVID-19. The recommended isolation period is now 5 days, much less than the previously recommended 10-day i…

Lycoming County, Pa. – Impaired driving and DUI Task Forces will be patrolling roads this New Year's Eve as part of a statewide effort to reduce the number of drunk or impaired drivers on the roads. 

We're now at a point in the pandemic when employers are desperately hiring employees, not laying them off. Many who sought unemployment benefits are continuing to receive those benefits, rather than returning to work. The Pa. House has passed legislation to ensure that people on unemployment…

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Tioga County -- Community library raffles are a fun opportunity to win a prize, and who doesn't like gifts? The Friends of the Green Free Library basket raffle will begin this Friday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library at 134 Main Street in Wellsboro.

Williamsport, Pa -- As a community non-profit, the Lycoming County United Way prioritizes a staff that is committed to their cause. According to the United Way press release, two recent staff appointments will use their expertise to continue the nonprofit's mission. 

In the Governor's STEM competition, students throughout Pennsylvania have an opportunity to engage in long-term research alongside other students and mentors, and then formally present their findings at a research symposium. The program also provides opportunities to work with local communit…

Williamsport, Pa. – Each year, the Pennsylvania Library Association recognizes a library for excellence in a number of categories. On Oct. 26, the award was presented to James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport.

Last Saturday was National Drug Take Back Day — a response to the opioid crisis that attempts to reduce drugs in circulation — but the effort continues at select drop off sites throughout northcentral Pa. If you didn't participate this weekend, visit a site near you. 

Williamsport, Pa. – It has been 95 years since famed magician and escape artist Harry Houdini died in 1926 on Halloween day. A couple of years before his death Houdini came to Williamsport. 

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 …