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Camp Cadet: Summer Camp meets Police Academy

LYCOMING COUNTY — This week is the 41st Camp Cadet in Lycoming County. The mini police academy is run by neighboring police departments and state police. About 80 cadets go through a week long camp where they take part in safety exercises, and hear from law enforcement and government officials in Lycoming County. A large […]

Woman Pleads Guilty to Taking over $11,000 from Post Office

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — A former post office worker has agreed to plead guilty to taking more than $11,000. Authorities say Lori Regel-Childs took the money from the post office in South Williamsport from October 2014 until December 2015. The woman from South Williamsport allegedly used the cash to pay personal bills and expenses.

Call for Support to Continue Annual Fireman’s Carnival

HEPBURN TOWNSHIP — After over 50 years, this may be the last year for a fireman’s carnival in Lycoming County. 10-year-old Noah Golden and his buddies had free reins of the Hepburnville Carnival Grounds near Cogan Station north of Williamsport. Noah came by the Hepburn Fire Company’s annual carnival a few hours before the rides open. […]

Roundabouts Not A Concern For Many in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — For months, Newswatch 16 has heard from drivers who are not happy about roundabouts popping up in our area. However, in Williamsport some drivers have a different outlook on the roundabouts there. Newswatch 16 has talked a lot about the roundabouts in northeastern Pennsylvania, but in central Pennsylvania, in particular in Williamsport, there are […]

Huge Car Show in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — People from all over the country are in the Williamsport area this weekend for one biggie of a car show. One of the biggest car shows in the country is in Williamsport this weekend. But where are the cars? The owners say they aren’t taking any chances because of earlier rain. So most […]

98-Year-Old Veteran Helps Lead Muncy Parade

MUNCY — A 98-year-old World War II veteran from Lycoming County helped lead the Memorial Day parade in Muncy on Memorial Day. Wait on the sidewalk long enough on Memorial Day morning in Muncy and you’ll hear the sirens, see an old friend, and maybe get the chance to honor a veteran. “I honor all […]

New Premium Deck Coming to Historic Bowman Field

WILLIAMSPORT — A new addition is being built at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport. Work has started on a premium deck where the right field bleachers once stood. The two-tiered deck will be able to seat up to 250 people and will feature tables, a bar, and food service. The new deck […]

Homicide Suspect Arrested in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — On the eve of her 56th birthday, a woman in Williamsport was shot to death while she was leaving the home of relatives. Police say she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Now, police in Williamsport say they have the man who shot and killed Carolyn Barr last year in […]

NuWeld Employees File for Unemployment

WILLIAMSPORT — It’s been less than a week since NuWeld Incorporated closed its doors in Williamsport. The business that provided welding services to the natural gas industry was forced to close because it could not pay its employees. Less than a week after NuWeld suddenly closed, Mike Miller from Williamsport has filed for unemployment with […]

Tractor Trailer Wreck Shuts Down Busy Road For Hours

PIATT TOWNSHIP — A busy road was shut down for several hours Thursday after a wreck in Lycoming County. A tractor trailer crashed into a bridge on Route 220 near Jersey Shore shortly after 2 p.m. No one was seriously hurt. Police haven’t said what led to the crash.