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The City Council was informed Thursday night of personnel changes within the government of the City of Williamsport. William E. Nichols, Jr., former city finance director and head of River Valley Transit Authority is no longer employed with the city. 

Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro entered Pennsylvania into a multi-state coalition this week to protect access to legal, professional abortion care. The group submitted an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to voice support for a lawsuit that challen…

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Upon State Rep. Garth Everett’s announcement on Monday that he will not seek reelection this coming November after seven terms in office, Combat war veteran and local leader Joe Hamm announced his plans to run for State House in the 84th Legislative District.

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Harrisburg, Pa. – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has assumed the role of Chairman of the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) for the 2020 calendar year. Yaw is the first member and chairman of the CBC to have a legislative district that covers the northernmost part of the watershed to the …

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Harrisburg, Pa. - Winners of the second annual Pennsylvania Farm Show Beer Competition were announced as the 2020 Farm Show kicked off this weekend. Three local breweries, including New Trail Brewing Company, Rusty Rail Brewing Company, and Boom City Brewing Company were among the winners.

The County of Lycoming, City of Williamsport held their inaugural ceremony for elected and appointed officials and Borough and Township officials in the Community Arts Center, Williamsport at 10 a.m. Friday. 

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What began as a peaceful and orderly Inaugural Ceremony on Friday morning in Williamsport to swear in elected and appointed officials turned rowdy as a group of protestors gathered before the stage at the Community Arts Center.

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Lycoming County will hold an Inaugural Ceremony to welcome all County, City, Township, and Borough officials elected into office during the 2019 general election, as well as County and City appointed officials. The ceremony will take place on Friday, January 3, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Co…

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The coming new year prompts us to take a look back at the accomplishments, tribulations, highlights, and lowlights of the past year. From our seat at NorthcentralPa.com, we watch and report as news, events, catastrophes, and celebrations happen in the 12-county region we serve. 

Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced he is co-leading a coalition of Attorneys General to condemn a federal proposal that would eliminate explicit anti-discrimination language used in regulations governing federal grants that guarantees equal access to programs across the country.

Governor Tom Wolf signed three bills into law on Wednesday, December 18, that are the second wave of changes under the "Justice Reinvestment Initiative," began in 2012.

As the House of Representatives was voting to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday, the septuagenarian leader was addressing his supporters at a "Keep America Great" rally in Michigan. He tore apart what he called a "radical left consumed with hatred." "They've been trying to impeach me …

In an historic but widely anticipated move, the House voted Wednesday evening to impeach President Donald Trump, with the decision largely coming down along party lines. The Democratic-controlled House voted to approve two articles of impeachment against Trump for abuse of power and obstruct…

A new "Smart Justice" set of bills is set to be voted on next week, consisting of ten proposals that are meant to reform the state's probation and parole system and reward formerly incarcerated individuals who have successfully been rehabilitated. The goal is to reduce recidivism, which ofte…