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Healthplex causing traffic “mayhem”

MUNCY TOWNSHIP - Speeding continues to be a concern in Pennsdale as the construction of Geisinger Muncy brings additional traffic, said supervisors Wednesday, July 8."It's creating mayhem," said Thomas Schaech, supervisor. "The township has been in discussion with representatives from the ...

Runyan Selected as Webster award recipient

For the past eight years, the East Lycoming Historical Society has been honored to present a $350 award to a graduating senior of HHS. The Robert Webster Local History Award is presented each year to a senior who has devoted their time and shown a true interest in local history. The award was ...

Youth gatherings questioned by Muncy Twp. official

A local government official raised concerns with the Lycoming County commissioners at their Thursday, June 25 meeting regarding gatherings of youths in Muncy Township.Thomas Schaech, chairman of the township supervisors, said police have been called at least twice in recentweeks for minor ...

Gaydon promoted to Brigadier General

During a ceremony in Northern Virginia on July 3, the U.S. Army promoted Patrick Gaydon to Brigadier General.Gaydon, a native of Muncy, graduated from Muncy High School in 1990 and the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1994. Lieutenant General James Pasquarette officiated the ...

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, ...