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You've seen photos of the Australian fires. It's overwhelming. Australia has animal species found nowhere else, and they are being pushed to extinction. Australia is a world away from Pennsylvania, but I still want to help.

Jim Blankenship, an Information Technology (IT) Generalist in the IT Unit of PennDOT's District 3, has been named 2019's Employee of the Year. Jim is responsible for a wide range of technical support and services in the district and county offices, providing software support, construction fi…

On January 9, 2020, Jersey Shore State Bank, a subsidiary of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc., contributed $5,000 to help individuals in danger of eviction or foreclosure in Lycoming County through STEP’s Supportive Housing Program.

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As part of a clinical trial aimed at restoring partial sight to patients with advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease which causes permanent blindness, UPMC has implanted the first patient in the United States with a new wireless retinal device called PRIMA. The device is …

Soup and a Bowl, the annual fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, will be held on Friday, February 21 at the Genetti Hotel & Suites at 200 W. 4th Street in Williamsport, with two seating times available – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event features various soups made and donated b…

Williamsport – Does your child have a need for speed? Williamsport Soap Box Derby is hosting a registration day and information meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020 for the upcoming race on June 13. The registration will be at the Community Arts Center, 242 W. Fourth Street. 

PennDOT District 2 is hosting a job fair this Friday, January 17. PennDOT staff will be on hand to help with on-line applications and attendees are encouraged to bring their resume.

The 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show has come to an end after delighting 500,000 visitors over eight days. With the exhibitors leaving the Farm Show Complex, so too did the show's iconic 1,000 pound butter sculpture. Dauphin County 4-H Club and American Dairy Association members disassembled and …

Dining out might bring to mind Zagat-rated joints with candles and an adult beverage, but a recent report from CNN notes that in many places, including northcentral Pennsylvania, people are increasingly turning to the once-lowly gas station counter for their meals.