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Organ Donation from NJ Teen Helps Williamsport Woman

WILLIAMSPORT — An organ donation from a teen in New Jersey has helped a woman from Lycoming County. Luke Bautista died last year, but his donated organs helped save almost 100 other people. One recipient from our area met Luke’s family for the first time on Sunday. Missy Masse walks through the door of the NJ Sharing Network into the open arms of the Bautista family. Her six-hour drive from Williamsport to New Jersey may never have happened at all […]

Last Day for Macy’s at Lycoming Mall

MUNCY TOWNSHIP — Shoppers got in one last day at one of the anchor stores of a mall near Williamsport. Macy’s at the Lycoming Mall closed for good Sunday. It is one of 68 Macy’s stores closing nationwide. The mall near Muncy is also anchored by JCPenney, but on Friday the company announced that store will close as well this summer. It is one of more than 130 JCPenney stores set to close this year.

Hydrants Uncovered After Snowstorm in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — After a record-breaking blizzard, Gabe Weaver and a few other teams of firefighters spent the day searching and then uncovering hydrants across Williamsport. “Most of the hydrants today have been buried. We’ve only done about 15 or 20 this morning,” said Gabe Weaver “Very upsetting because, like I said, that’s detrimental to our job. That’s how we put the fires out,” he continued. Firefighters were glad to see a hydrant was already uncovered on Isabella Street. There was […]

Fire Damages Home in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Fire damaged a home in Williamsport on Tuesday. Firefighters in Williamsport say a hydrant along Isabella Street was shoveled out, which helped them battle the flames. The fire started around 6:30 p.m. Firefighters believe the flames got their start in an upstairs bedroom of the home. There is no word if there were any injuries. A family of three is staying elsewhere after the fire.

Neighbors Shovel out Ambulance Stuck in Snow

WILLIAMSPORT — When it snows this much, it’s possible for just about anyone’s vehicle to get stuck. Charlie Holmes from Williamsport knows. “I just happened to turn around and I saw the truck and it was sliding around,” said Charlie Holmes. It wasn’t just any truck. A Susquehanna Regional EMS ambulance got stuck in the snow on 1st Street in Williamsport. It was on its way to a 911 call. “The lights were on. The emergency lights were on, so […]

UPDATE: Route 15 Opens after Rig Wreck

UPDATE: Route 15 reopened around 3:30 p.m. MONTGOMERY — Route 15 is closed in both directions between Route 54 near Montgomery in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, and Route 44 in Allenwood, Union County, due to a tractor-trailer crash near the Lycoming-Union County line, according to PennDOT. It happened before 3 p.m. Tuesday. A detour is in place. There is no word on injuries or the cause of the crash. Get the latest updates on the WNEP Traffic Tracker page.

Not Guilty Verdict in Voluntary Manslaughter Trial

WILLIAMSPORT — A jury found a man not guilty for a deadly shooting in Williamsport. Dustan Paulhamus was charged with voluntary manslaughter for the shooting death of Chaz Sawyer at an apartment on Federal Avenue back in 2015. Police say three people attacked Paulhamus when he showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment. According to court papers, that’s when Paulhamus shot and killed Sawyer and injured a second person. On Wednesday, a jury found Paulhamus not guilty of most of the […]

Buzz in Williamsport about Possible MLB Game

WILLIAMSPORT — Baseball fans in the Williamsport area are excited about reports that a Major League Baseball game might be coming to Billtown. As part of the Little League World Series, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals may play ball at Historic Bowman Field. Officials with the Little League World Series and the Pittsburgh Pirates will not confirm the game, but a newspaper out of St. Louis said it’s a go for August 20. There is an August […]

Farmers Take Full Advantage of Warm Weather While They Can

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — If you go by the sign out front, the Green Barn Berry Farm near Muncy is closed for the season. Take a look in the field or talk to Robyn Schreiber, and you will get a different story. “Full speed ahead right now, especially when you get a little bit of warm weather, you can get outside and do some different tasks you may not be able to do when the wind is blowing and the snow […]

Man and Girlfriend Accused of Making Meth in His Parents’ Basement

HUGHESVILLE — A man and his girlfriend are accused of operating a meth lab out of his parents’ home in Lycoming County. Arrest papers show Matthew Bausinger’s parents called police because there was a warrant out for the arrest of his girlfriend. When they went to pick up Nichole Minor on Friday, police found a meth lab in the basement of the home in Hughesville. Bausinger’s parents told police they did not know their son was cooking meth inside their […]