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Police: Woman Drunk, Texting Crashes into Antique Shop

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MONTOURSVILLE —  Police in Lycoming County say a woman was drunk and texting when she slammed into an antique shop on Saturday. According to Montoursville Police, Brooke Sechrist smashed through the wall of Callahan’s Antiques in the borough Saturday morning. Investigators say a customer inside was pinned up against the wall but not badly hurt. […]

‘AA’ Northeast Regional Wrestling Championships

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The ‘AA’ Northeast Regional Wrestling Championships were held at Williamsport High School on Saturday.  In the 145s, it was Kent Lane of Southern Columbia beating Zach Fry of Hughesville, 15-1. In the 152s, it was Billy Barnes defeating Dominic Vitale, 8-2. Barnes improved to 34-1 on the year. In the 160s, Mifflinburg’s Cole Walter, who […]

Dist. 4 Swimming Championships

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The PIAA District 4 Swimming Championships took place at Williamsport H.S. on Thursday night. Olivia Fravel won the girls 100 free for Selinsgrove. James Orzolek won the boys 100 free for Bloomsburg. Hanna Everhart won the girls 500 free for Bloomsburg. Adon Shapiro won the boys 500 free for Lewisburg. Caitlin Foley edged out Sydney […]

Farmers Hopeful Constant Cold Won’t Affect Crops

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LYCOMING COUNTY — It’s cold but fruit farmers we spoke with said so far it hasn’t been too cold for their crops or for them. Ray Marshalek chopped away at a fruit tree on his farm near Montoursville. “We’re pruning our trees, the apple trees right now,” The sun’s shining outside, but Marshalek’s all bundled […]

Pool and Spa Expo Brings Thoughts of Summer to Lycoming County

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MUNCY TOWNSHIP — On a freezing day, some folks were thinking warm thoughts inside the Lycoming Mall Friday. The National Pool and Spa Expo is underway. Pools and hot tubs, as well as rafts are on display. It’s the first time for the expo at the mall near Muncy. Most people we spoke with are ready […]

Cold Weather Doesn’t Stop Fire Company Flowers Sale

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Volunteers from a fire company in Lycoming County spent the day Friday bundled up in a trailer full of flowers. Members said dealing with the cold is well worth the big business they hope to get over the weekend. Jeremy Bottorf of Watsontown is excited to bring his wife home a dozen roses. […]

Troopers Warn of Scam

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BASTRESS TOWNSHIP — State police in Lycoming County are warning people about a scam. Troopers say a man living near Jersey Shore received a letter saying he won the Communication Mega Sweepstakes raffle but before he could cash his prize, he was asked to send a check to New York. He did and is now […]

Little League Investigating ‘Concerns’ About Chicago Team

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — A controversy is swirling around the Little League team from Chicago that was the best in the U.S. at last year’s World Series in South Williamsport. According to published reports, Little League officials are looking into claims that Jackie Robinson West from Chicago recruited top players from outside the city. Jackie Robinson […]

Shots Fired Outside Williamsport Bar

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WILLIAMSPORT — A man from New Jersey is behind bars in Lycoming County after Williamsport police say he fired shots in the city. Officers say Robert Cormier, 41, fired more than a dozen shots outside the Fifth Avenue Tavern just before 1 a.m. Sunday. According to police, Cormier told them he was going to shoot […]

Clearing Out Snow Piles in Billtown

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WILLIAMSPORT — About 15 city employees were up  early on Wednesday morning to get a head start on removing snow off the streets in Williamsport. Some of those workers were back out Friday clearing parking spaces and once again removing snow. Snow plows cleared and removed the snow in Williamsport. No parking signs were pulled […]