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Police investigate suspicious death

8 weeks 5 days ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is investigating a suspicious death of a white male in his late 30s. 

The man was found deceased inside a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Second Avenue. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Police have not found any obvious signs of foul play. The investigation is ongoing. 

MEDIA ALERT – Senator Scarnati to Hold School Safety Grant Announcement Event on February 26

February 20, 2014

A School Safety Grant Announcement Event will be held on Wednesday, February 26th at Central Mountain High School in Clinton County,according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Sen. Yaw, Commissioners Applaud Approval of PHFA Tax Credits

February 20, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today joined with the Lycoming County Commissioners to applaud the approval of $545,160 in state tax credits by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for Williamsport’s Grove Street Common’s Project. more»

Police report 2 criminal incidents

8 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 25, Police reported that an unknown actor accessed the FedEx shiping account of the Lycoming County Department of Public Safety to send out a total of 64 packages containing fraudulent checks to numerous individuals thorughout the United States.  more»

Police report various incidents

9 weeks 9 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

10:27 p.m. Jan. 24, Police reported that Tammy Jo Gephart, 43, of Muncy Valley, was charged with a DUI following a vehicle crash.  more»

Senator Scarnati: Local Schools to Host Financial Aid Completion Sessions

February 19, 2014

Three area educational facilities will host upcoming Financial Aid Completion Sessions for district high school students and their families, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Suspect attempts to lure child into vehicle

9 weeks 1 day ago

A white female in her late 20s attempted to lure a child into her vehicle at the corner of Market and S. Allegheny Streets, Woodward Township Police Department said. 

A 9-year-old girl was walking home with her friends when a large white vehicle, possibly a GMC Yukon or similar style vehicle, pulled up next the the girl. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Gives $300,000 to Boost Operation HELP, Aid Food Banks

February 18, 2014

Arctic start to the year prompts more aid for eligible customers

Farm Manager Sought - Carversville Farm Foundation - Bucks Co, PA

February 17, 2014

The Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF), a 501 (c) (3) public charity, will be a fully diversified, 150-acre farm with a threefold mission of providing 1) nourishment to people with limited means and access to fresh and healthy food; 2) educational outreach to the general public regarding how food is grown in a setting based on principles of sustainability, and 3) experimentation and demonstrati more»

Police report various incidents

9 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Police report various incidents

9 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 5 to Jan. 27, Police reported that an unknown actor removed a Kindle Fire HDX and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and left the store without paying. The items are valued at $410.99 combined. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville and reference incident #F01-1214980. more»

Statement on Chesapeake Energy Deduction Practices

February 14, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement regarding the deduction of post-production costs by Chesapeake Energy.
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Business Customers Give PPL Electric Utilities High Marks

February 14, 2014

J.D. Power survey shows utility is the top performer in the region

Sen. Yaw Calls for Attorney General Inquiry into Post-Production Cost Deduction Practices of Chesapeake Energy

February 14, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has announced today that he has sent a formal request to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane asking for an official inquiry into post-production cost deductions by natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy. more»

Snow Day

February 13, 2014

Hello Pennsylvania 4-H, more»

Shenango Coke Works Violates Air Quality Regulations on 330 of the Last 432 Days

April 24, 2014

Residents worried about health effects of plant's pollution team up with environmental organizations to file legal action

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Police report various incidents

9 weeks 6 days ago

Pennysylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, Police reported that unknown actors stole prescription medications from Debra Lurch at her residence. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation should contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»

PPL Encourages people to charge up their phones and flashlights for the upcoming snow storm

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10 weeks 14 hours ago

From PPL:  Winter's latest blast is expected to affect our area tonight and tomorrow and I want you to know PPL Electric Utilities is monitoring the weather and is prepared. more»

Turzai Statement on Speaker Smith Not Running For Re-Election

February 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement regarding the announcement today by Speaker of the House Sam Smith that he will not be running for re-election:

Speaker Smith Not to Seek Re-Election to the Pennsylvania State House

February 11, 2014

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House, Rep. Sam Smith (R-Armstrong, Indiana and Jefferson counties), has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2014. Accordingly, Smith issued the following statement:

Thompson: "Penn State University’s Lunar Lion Team will make history" "Our commmunity and nation the are proud"

February 11, 2014

Remarks:

"Mr. Speaker, Penn State University’s Lunar Lion Team will make history as the first ever university-led space mission to the Moon.

This group of talented young minds is competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to land a robotic space craft on the Moon in December of 2015. more»

Recognizing Mount Nittany Middle School Student for Courage and Leadership

February 11, 2014

Remarks:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Gareth Prebble, a 6th grade student from Mount Nittany Middle School, in State College, Pennsylvania.

Gareth has hopes of connecting what he refers to – and rightfully so – as the divide between the physically disabled and the rest of the population. more»

Statement on the Retirement of the Speaker of the House of Representatives

February 11, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement regarding the retirement of Speaker Sam Smith: more»

Senator Scarnati: Pennsylvania Small Business Grants Awarded

February 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded energy efficiency grants to 12 small businesses in the 25th Senatorial District, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Smith Says State Agencies Working With Local Governments to Procure Road Salt

February 10, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY -- House Speaker Sam Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana/Armstrong) said today that state agencies are working to help local municipalities, townships and boroughs that are in urgent need of road salt.

Sen. Yaw Applauds Small Business Advantage Grants

February 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the release of $44,322 in state funds that will be made available to six small businesses in his Senate district.  The funds were awarded today by the Corbett Administration. more»

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

February 10, 2014

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The Secretary's Vision for the Future -- Challenges and Priorities

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Jeh Johnson; Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

February 10, 2014

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. ____, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

February 10, 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: The Persecution of Christians as a Worldwide Phenomenon

Witnesses: more»

Tragic Accident kills 80 yr old Montgomery woman

10 weeks 3 days ago

Saturday morning, February 9, 2014, medical personel were called to the 600 block of Cemetary Hill Road in Clinton Township near Montgomery, Pa. for a "Pedestrian struck by a vehicle". Personel quickly called to check the availabiliy of Life Flight (4 minutes away by air) and the Watsontown based MICU ambulance (Mobile Intesive Care Unit). more»

Scarnati Urges Area Senior Centers to Apply for State Grants

February 7, 2014

Area Senior Community Centers can now apply for state grants of up to $150,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to improve their programs, services and facilities, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

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