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Muncy Township supervisors approve property sale

MUNCY The Muncy Township Supervisors unanimously agreed to sell the 87 Quaker Church Road public property to Josh Lidecker for $235,000 in an in-person meeting on Wednesday, June 10.Lidecker plans on using the property for rentals and small businesses when proper paperwork and the terms and ...

Community rallies to farmer’s aid

MUNCY - Donations are pouring in to aid an area man who was attacked by a cow and returning home this week.Monday afternoon, May 11, Harley "Chubby" Fry sustained injuries when a dairy cow-weighing at least 1,000 pounds-suddenly attacked him and momentarily pinned him against a wall in a barn ...

Boring Inducted

On Wednesday, June 10, Isaac Boring became a member of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, 193rd Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron. Airman Boring will be part of Fire Protection. As a 3E7X1 Fire Protection Specialist, Airman Boring will deal with everything from brush fires to ...

Former Muncy man appointed Montgomery mayor

MONTGOMERY - Edward Alexander and Allen Bennett took the oath of office in person at the Montgomery Borough Council meeting on Tuesday, June 9, to be sworn in to fill the vacancies of borough mayor and council member.Council unanimously agreed to appoint Alexander as the new mayor and Bennett ...

Montgomery, Hughesville respond to PDE’s reopening guidance

Area superintendents got a recent look tat what reopening schools in the fall will look like as the state's Department of Education sent out guidance on what needs to be done to bring students back to school safely during the current health crisis.The first step as prescribed by PDE is for ...

Muncy Township hunting preserve unsettled

Lycoming County commissioners were set to decide on an amendment to restrict hunting preserves to areas of the county zoned resource protection at last Thursday's meeting.But in a perhaps unexpected move, commissioners ended up instead reverting to a recommendation made by the county planning ...

Pawlik reviews fall opening options

In their first in-person meeting since schools shutdown in March, the East Lycoming School District board heard from Michael Pawlik, district superintendent, about the guidance which the state's department of education had sent out concerning the phased reopening of schools in the fall."There's ...

Float for Faith fundraiser

UNITYVILLE-Monday afternoon, June 1, 14-year-old Faith Hollenbach's life changed in an instant. Four-wheeling with a friend near her home when the all-terrain vehicle they were riding together upset and crashed on private property on Clyde Road, near Worthington Road Extension.Suffering severe ...

Local company gaining notoriety as leader in security

HUGHESVILLE - With the ability to power cameras from the Canadian wilderness to the deserts of Saudi Arabia, ClearView Asset Protection works to defend well pads, medicinal marijuana growth operations and, potentially, drone attacks.Co-founded in 2013 by managing members Steve Savage and Lance ...

Townships Bustle with Projects

CINDY KNIER/The LuminaryGroundwork began in Muncy Township last month for the construction of a new three-story, 119,500 square foot hospital and healthplex to meet emergency, routine and acute care needs. The new facility will include a full-service emergency department, as well as imaging and ...