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Little League Played by Kids, for Kids

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — We all know you go to the Little League World Series to see the games, but there’s a lot more to do there than you might think — especially if you’re a kid or a kid at heart. Hundreds of kids just like Josh Pallerino are busy finding fun elsewhere at Little […]

Chairs Made Just for Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — There are a few things you will only see once a year at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport. Little League is a unique experience and when it comes to comfort while watching the game, fans don’t cut corners. Instead, they cut the legs right off their chairs. If you […]

Man Drowns in Susquehanna River

LYCOMING COUNTY — Officials in Lycoming County believe alcohol may be to blame after a man drowned in the Susquehanna River this morning. The coroner tells us the body of 41-year-old Sean Lowmiller was pulled from the river near the Antler’s Club Boat Launch just after 10:30 this morning. Officials say Lowmiller dove off a […]

Two Men Become ‘Uncles’ to Little League Players

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — It was time to practice for Team Asia-Pacific, in preparation for its first game at the Little League World Series. As the players walked and then rode a bus to the practice field, the boys had helpers by their side. Willie Webber and Dick Reitz are two of the 32 people known […]

12th Annual Grand Slam Parade Kicks Off Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT — The biggest event to hit central Pennsylvania is gearing up for an at-bat! The Little League World Series will kick off Thursday in South Williamsport but Wednesday night the annual Grand Slam Parade was held in Williamsport, marking the start of the festivities. Float after float carrying eager Little Leaguers marched down West Fourth […]

Suspect in Violent Home Invasion Has Plea Rescheduled

LYCOMING COUNTY — One of the suspects in a violent home invasion near Montoursville was scheduled to plead guilty Friday morning. Instead Brian Vroman’s attorney asked to have his plea rescheduled. He and Michael Houseweart of Canton are accused of holding Linda and Gary Inch at gunpoint in January, robbing them and then setting their […]

Two People Locked Up After Violent Home Invasion

ELDRED TOWNSHIP — State Police at Montoursville say two people involved in a home invasion in Eldred Township were arrested today. Troopers say Brenda Sterner, 47, of Williamsport, and Rudolph Stark, 45, also of Williamsport approached an elderly woman at her home and asked about fishing near the woman’s residence. That is when troopers say Sterner and Stark […]

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank Expands Site in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is expanding its warehouse in Lycoming County to help support people in our area struggling with hunger. When Eileen Welker isn’t busy answering phone calls and emails at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Williamsport, she likes to peek out the front window. “I know I should raise the blind […]

Woman Tied Up, Robbed in Violent Home Invasion

ELDRED TOWNSHIP — A man and woman posing as fisherman tied an elderly woman up with duct tape and robbed her at gunpoint Friday afternoon in Lycoming County, according to state police. It happened around 2:30 p.m. at a home in Eldred Township, near Montoursville. State police say the woman answered the door and saw […]

Lycoming County Man Saves Father from Burning Pickup Truck

ELDRED TOWNSHIP — A man from Lycoming County recently stopped to help a driver trapped in a burning pickup. That driver turned out to be the man’s own father. The family doesn’t see the rescue as a coincidence… they see it as a blessing. “So he just got me out through the window and onto […]