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Man Crashes into Kmart While Running from Police in Lycoming County

LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP — A man is locked up after crashing into a store in Lycoming County while running from police. State police said Anthony Barasky, 26, was speeding in Williamsport around 1:30 p.m. Monday. When officers tried to stop him, he took off. Troopers said Barasky ended up crashing into the children’s section of Kmart […]

Massive Cleanup for Muncy after Severe Storm

MUNCY — The National Weather Service was in Lycoming County Monday looking over damage caused by Sunday night’s storms. The severe weather brought down trees and hundreds of homes and businesses remain in the dark. The National Weather Service believes straight-line winds may be to blame for all of the damage. Several homes were damaged […]

Fire Forces Residents from Apartment

WOLF TOWNSHIP — An apartment fire in Lycoming County left some tenants looking for a place to stay. It happened just before noon Saturday in the apartment above the 220 Pit Stop along Route 220 near Hughesville. Firefighters said one tenant suffered minor burns. Due to the damage, two others were told they would not […]

Two Men Hit, Killed While Changing Tire on Route 220

WOODWARD TOWNSHIP — Two men are dead after they were hit by a vehicle on Route 220 in Lycoming County. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection with Quenshukeny Road in Woodward Township, just west of Williamsport. Police said the men had pulled off the side of the road to change a tire. That’s […]

Father and Son Scratched, Bitten by Fox in Home

LYCOMING TOWNSHIP — An 8-year-old boy and his father may have to be treated for rabies after they were both attacked by a gray fox that followed the boy right into his home. The animal was finally cornered inside the home near Williamsport, but not before it scratched the boy and bit the father. “It’s not common […]

Couple Buys ‘Go Bags’ for Police in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT  — The Williamsport Bureau of Police now has new and better first aid equipment readily available in case of an emergency and it’s thanks to a concerned couple from Lycoming County. They’re called “go bags” and they were created just for that reason, so police officers will have first aid equipment and ammunition within […]

Passenger on Motorcycle Killed in Crash

JORDAN TOWNSHIP — A woman riding as a passenger on a motorcycle died after a crash in Lycoming County. State police said Rhonda Killian of Berwick was killed when the motorcycle wrecked on Route 118 near Unityville. It happened near the intersection with Whiteknight Road in Jordan Township around 6:40 p.m. Saturday. Troopers said the […]

Celebration for Little League World Series Champions

ENDWELL, NEW YORK — It was a big welcome home to Endwell, New York for the 2016 Little League World Series Champions. People lined the streets to cheer on the team that won it all in South Williamsport. “It’s unbelievable. It’s definitely the biggest thing that has ever happened here,” Lynne Calvey said. Maine-Endwell didn’t […]

What Can be Improved in Lycoming County?

WILLIAMSPORT — The Lycoming County Planning Department wants to know what residents would like to see changed and added in their communities, but to do that they need you to take a survey. It’s all part of a 10-year plan to improve the county. If you’re like Jenifer Vanness and her fiancé Erik from Muncy, […]

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 […]