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Scoop of Success

MUNCY TOWNSHIP-A new business opened earlier this month and was warmly welcomed by ice cream enthusiasts in the region.Serving Blue Ribbon and Penn State Creamery brands of ice cream in cones, dishes, milkshakes and sundaes, Cody's Creamery almost seems like a desert oasis during hot summer ...

Council terminates officer

MONTGOMERY - In a 5-0 vote, the borough council voted to terminate Officer Eric Winters on Monday, with Laurel Green and Susan Andrews abstaining.Roger McRae, Rocky Sanguedolce, Allen Bennett, Clay Steward and Drew Onufrak voted in favor of the motion.Winters was promoted to corporal in October ...

Pennsdale hunting preserve approved

Lycoming County commissioners approved an amendment to an ordinance expanding the establishment of hunting preserves in the county.By a vote of 2-1, preserves can now operate in areas of the countyzoned countryside, agricultural and resource protection. Commissioners Scott Metzger and Tony ...

Two mall stores close

The retail industry, shopping malls in particular, have economically suffered since the pandemic forced closures. Even though Lycoming Mall reopened in May, at least two stores have permanently closed.Gone from its kiosk setting near the merry-go-round, Piercing Pagoda had been at the mall for ...

Wanted: Muncy wrestling coach

MUNCY-Royce Eyer wasn't looking to move on from coaching wrestling at Muncy. As a matter of fact, he'd just received approval by the school board that his contract had been renewed. But an opportunity recently came along which he said he couldn't pass up.Eyer accepted a job as a full-time ...

‘Throttled’ in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY-'Thirsty Thursday' brings a new connotation to those seeking spiritual matters in Montgomery. Hoping to reach the motorcycle community, Throttle Up Biker Church launched with its first service June 11."It's really been a process that began over five years ago," said Rick Lucas, ...

Commissioners approve hunting preserve amendment

Lycoming County commissioners approved an amendment to an ordinance expanding the establishment of hunting preserves in the county.By a vote of 2-1, preserves can now operate in areas of the countyzoned countryside, agricultural and resource protection. Commissioners Scott Metzger and Tony ...

Baseball is back!

Hughesville beats 'Sock, Central MountainHughesville 11, Loyalsock 5Hughesville 3, Central Mt. 2At the June 25 game at Bodine Park, Hughesville improved to 2-0, beating Loyalsock, 11-5. Eight players produced hits, while Carter Cowburn, Dylan Farnsworth and Devin Maciejewski threw 5 1/3 ...

Study of Glade Run approved

Lycoming County Commissioners took action on a number of professional services agreements at a recent June meeting, including a floodplain management plan in Muncy.The $80,000 hydrologic study of Glade Run will be conducted by the Army Corp of Engineers as part of a hazard mitigation project. ...

Tractor pulls return to fairgrounds

HUGHESVILLE-They began arriving at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds from all directions as registration opened Sunday morning, June 7. Some traveled as far a distance as Lititz, excitement and pride obvious as the competitors began unloading their equipment.It was the first tractor pull of the ...