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ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION CONTINUES State police in Montoursville are investigating an incident in Clinton Township in which a man struck one vehicle, continued driving and then crashed his car a mile further down the road.  Around 8:20 on Wednesday evening, a pick-up truck struck another on Route 405 in front of the Jersey Shore State Bank…more »

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FIRE DISPLACES THREE Three persons are temporarily displaced and a man suffered first degree burns to his hands as a fire in a grill yesterday spread up the side of a structure in the city of Williamsport.  Firefighters were called out around 9:50am to the rear of a home at 1127 Charles Street.  The fire…more »

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RESTRUCTRING AT THE AUTHORITY With the East Third Street Gateway Project underway and the Levee recertification in Lycoming County on the horizon, the Williamsport Municpal Water and Sanitary Authority has restructured it’s engineering department.  Following a review of staffing and production needs by the current administrative and consulting engineer, HRG it was determined that the…more »

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4 DUI ARRESTS MADE DURING DETAIL Arrests made during a DUI detail in Northumberland County over the weekend.  State police say that from 10pm on Saturday night into 3am on Sunday, they set up a DUI checkpoint in the county stopping 115 vehicles.  Police say they arrested three drivers for driving under the influence of…more »

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22 ARRESTED IN LARGE DRUG BUST OPERATION Operation Save Milton took place last Thursday as some 160 law enforcement personnel spread out across Northumberland and Dauphin counties to arrest 22 persons involved in a drug distribution ring said to have brought in a million dollars worth of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl over the past few…more »

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RAISE THE REGION WRAPS UP Another successful Raise the Region event wrapped up at midnight last night.  With a fundraising effort which began at 6pm on Wednesday evening, 273 non-profit agencies from across Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Union and Snyder Counties shared in just shy of $1.5 million dollars over the 30 hours of online fundraising. …more »

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RAISE THE REGION The annual Raise the Region fundraising effort with the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania is underway.  Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised so far  with 283 non-profit agencies in Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties registered.  The Blaise Alexander Family Dealership has once again supplied $150,000 dollars in…more »

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FORMER NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY OFFICIAL CHARGED A former elected official in Northumberland County now faces charges for stealing from the county while in office.  Former Prothonotary Justin Dunkleberger who already faced charges from stealing from a Memorial Fund that he was administrator of, now is accused of having his office issue checks totaling $30,000 dollars to…more »

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MAN WANTED FOR STABBING IN BERWICK A man continues to recover from his injuries stemming from a stabbing in Berwick in Columbia County on Friday night, and police continue to look for his assailant.  Xavier Class and Bryan Arriaga-Soto got into a fight outside J.J. Bar on West Second Street in Berwick late on Friday…more »

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WOMAN CHARGED FOLLOWING DISTURBANCE State police in Montoursville are looking for more information regarding a Jersey Shore area incident which occurred last week.  Police were called on Thursday night around 8:30 to a home along State Route 973 for reports of a disturbance there.   There they found that 59 year old Michele Phillips alleged threatened…more »

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