Bellefonte -- State Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin Counties) says patriotism can help lift our spirits. Last week the representative called for residents of the 171st Legislative District and beyond to begin displaying U.S. flags outside of their homes if they were not al…
Candidates for office across northcentral Pennsylvania are adjusting to campaigning during the COVID-19 quarantine.
Just two weeks ago, Williamsport Mayor Derek Slaughter was looking forward to an upcoming conference in Dallas, Texas, as a newly invited member of the Mayors Innovation Project, a collaborative exchange of information and resources between mayors from across the U.S.
Know your rights! Representatives Garth Everett and Jeff Wheeland will be hosting a gun law seminar on the evening of March 26 to discuss gun rights, regulations, current laws, legal proposals that could affect gun owners in the future, and safe, responsible gun ownership.
Williamsport -- Just days into his new role as Williamsport Mayor, Derek Slaughter noted that one of his first responsibilities would be to name department heads. As the Administration works to structure the future of city government, Mayor Slaughter announced today in a brief news release r…
Airneezer Page Bingham has announced that she has officially filed her nomination petitions to be on the ballot for the April 28, 2020 Primary Election as a Democratic Candidate for the 83rd seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
With only a week to go before the deadline to obtain the required 500 signatures of registered Republican voters, Representative Cris Dush had to work quickly after Senator Joe Scarnati announced that he would be retiring from the Pennsylvania Senate. Within that short period of time, Dush h…
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State Representative Cris Dush (R-66) has announced that, in the wake of Senator Joe Scarnati's announced retirement from the Pennsylvania Senate, he will withdraw from the Auditor General Race and instead run for the Senate District 25 Seat. Senator Scarnati is retiring after 5 terms in the…
“It truly is an honor to serve Tioga, Bradford, and Potter Counties as their representative,” announced Clint Owlett in the kick-off for his re-election campaign. “I made a promise to work hard for all the constituents of the 68th district and make sure they had a solid voice in Harrisburg. …
A little more than a month into his term, Williamsport Mayor Derek Slaughter has made some decisive personnel moves and is taking steps toward establishing financial responsibility in government. In a release detailing the administration’s efforts, the Mayor referenced his “promise to be tra…
Northcentral Pennsylvania’s state representatives were split in their opinions this week after Governor Tom Wolf’s budget address to the General Assembly.
Lock Haven -- It was standing room only at the official campaign kick-off event held by Joe Waltz, who seeks to become the next state representative for Pennsylvania’s 76th House District.
Williamsport – Five years ago, politics could not have been farther from Derek Slaughter’s mind. He was a girls basketball coach, husband and a father. He could not have predicted that years later he would be sitting in the mayor’s seat as the first minority to hold the city’s highest office.
Joe Waltz, 68, of Lock Haven, has announced his candidacy for the 76th District State House seat. He will be seeking the Democratic nomination in the April 28 Primary election.
It’s been nearly four weeks since newly elected District Attorney Ryan Gardner officially moved into his office on the fourth floor of the Lycoming County Courthouse – and he’s wasted no time in implementing a massive reorganization there, eliminating clerical positions, shuffling workloads,…
State Representative Stephanie Borowicz (R-Centre/Clinton) will be hosting a Firearm Safety and Rights Seminar on Wednesday, January 29 at 6 p.m., at the Dunnstown Fire Hall on 119 Woodward Avenue in Lock Haven. At the event, Rep. Borowicz will discuss her opposition to red flag gun confisca…
On Sunday, February 2, the Lycoming Women Democrats will host a winter fundraiser titled "Power Women/Power Cocktails 2.0" in anticipation of upcoming elections and in celebration of 100 years of women's suffrage. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 100 Pine Stre…
Williamsport – The Lycoming County commissioners’s first official public meeting was full of personnel changes, policy amendments and projected plans for the future. It was Commissioner Scott Metzger’s first Thursday meeting. A work session was held Tuesday.
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.
Derek Slaughter has nearly completed his first week in office after taking the formal Mayoral oath on Monday in a ceremony at City Hall. The large desk on the third floor corner office has a plaque bearing his name, but after four days, the office is still relatively bare. The to-do list, ho…
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.