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Students Ditch Cars for Tractors in Honor of May Day

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HUGHESVILLE — In Lycoming County, students ditched their cars and drove tractors to school. Thursday was the annual “May Day” celebration at Hughesville High School. Newswatch 16 found about 15 tractors and lawnmowers parked outside the school. Other events were held Thursday to celebrate the end of the school year in Lycoming County.

Williamsport Mayor Wins Republican Nomination

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WILLIAMSPORT — Incumbent Williamsport Mayor Gabriel Campana won the Republican nomination Tuesday with about 70 percent of the vote. “We felt very optimistic. We knocked on over 1,500 doors. We got a lot of good feedback from the public after doing that,” Campana said. Campana met with some of his supporters Tuesday night at The […]

18 Year Old Killed in Lycoming County Crash

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — A young man is dead after a crash in Lycoming County. Authorities said an 18-year-old male from Sweet Valley was killed when his truck crashed on Route 118, near Lairdsville, just before 8 p.m. on Monday. The victim’s name has not been released.

Calling for Backup to Fight Crime in Williamsport

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WILLIAMSPORT — It appears the Williamsport Police Department will be getting backup from other departments in Lycoming County. In light of all the recent violent crime, the Lycoming County district attorney announced Wednesday that officers from several departments in the county have agreed to use their downtime to patrol in the city. Williamsport police officers […]

Nepal Grassroots Recovery Helps Earthquake Victims

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WILLIAMSPORT — Last month, a massive earthquake in Nepal left destruction in its path. One man from Lycoming County was there when it happened and he is still in Nepal doing what he can to help the victims. News from Nepal spread across the world after villages and cities were destroyed by the earthquake. Dale […]

Teenager Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Lycoming County

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Jordan Township — State Police said a 19-year-old man from Lycoming County died Saturday night after a motorcycle crash near the Lycoming  and Columbia County line. According to troopers, Albert Burkhart of Unityville was driving north along Route 42 when he hit a minivan. Burkhart died at the scene. The driver of the minivan was taken to Geisinger Medical […]

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Woman Needs Votes to Win New Handicap Accessible Van

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WILLIAMSPORT — If you’ve ever been inside Gustonian Gifts, you may have seen Denyse Miele and her dog Jewels. Miele works at the shop owned by her mother on Pine Street in Williamsport Shortly after a car crash 18 years ago, Miele was left paralyzed with little movement in her legs and arms.  She was […]

WWE Responds to Child Death in Jersey Shore

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JERSEY SHORE — World Wrestling Entertainment released a statement Thursday regarding the man in Lycoming County accused of using a wrestling maneuver on an 18 month old that police believe ended up killing the toddler. Brandon Hoffman, 20, told troopers he was doing a wrestling move like the ones seen on WWE on an 18-month-old […]

Boyfriend Facing Involuntary Manslaughter Charges for Toddler Death

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JERSEY SHORE — A man is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after a child was killed in Lycoming County. State Police said Brandon Hoffman of Jersey Shore was wrestling with his girlfriend’s toddler Tuesday, slamming the 18 month old onto a bed while playing. When Hoffman, 20, went to repeat the action, he missed the bed and […]