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Pa. man hit by car, shot at is believed to be case of mistaken identity, prosecutor says

WILLIAMSPORT – Authorities believe the attempt to run down and shoot a pedestrian in Lycoming County on March 31 is a case of mistaken identity. That was revealed Monday without elaboration by First Assistant District Attorney Martin Wade after one of those charged, Norman James Dennis, 41, of Drexe


Dog attack sends woman to hospital; police kill dog to stop attack

SHAMOKIN — An early afternoon dog attack that occurred Monday at 112A W. Sunbury St. left a woman, identified by family as Gidget Matuszewski, hospitalized at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The dog, named "Pork Chop," and identified as a large American Bulldog, had to be killed by police at the


New signal system proposed for Buffalo Valley Rail Trail vs. Rt. 15

LEWISBURG – People who are on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail have trouble crossing Route 15, but that is about to change. The Union County Trail Authority is proposing the addition of a signaled pedestrian and bicyclist crossing of Route 15 at St. Mary Street.


Snyder County Warrants: Wanted man arrested in Watsontown

WATSONTOWN – A Watsontown man with outstanding warrants against him was recently taken into custody by borough police. Watsontown Police say they arrested 41-year-old Keith Lovell Jr. April 9.


Trail Authority selects path for Rail Trail bikers, joggers to cross Route 15

LEWISBURG — The Union County Trail Authority opted to propose to PennDOT the addition of a signaled, at-grade pedestrian and bicyclist crossing of Route 15 at St. Mary Street.


Homicide suspect asked for a lawyer in interviews, defense hopes to have statements suppressed

SUNBURY — The man accused of killing Sean Maschal in 2017 asked for a lawyer at least three times during an October 2017 interview with two officers from Mount Carmel Township and one state trooper.


4 killed in wrong-way crash in western Pennsylvania

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — Four people are dead after a vehicle traveling the wrong way collided with an oncoming car in western Pennsylvania. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 65 in Beaver County.


Council puts more blighted properties on notice

SUNBURY — Four new properties now face the risk of being sold or razed after they were added the city's nuisance properties list Monday night. City Council approved the additions of 539 Reagan St., 1028 E. Chestnut, 1144 Market St. and 1253 Highland Ave. to be added to the list of 41 properties alre


Man injured in high speed chase early Sunday morning

LOCK HAVEN — A 22-year-old Estill, South Carolina man was transported to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after crashing his vehicle during a high speed chase early Sunday morning.


Pennsylvania man arrested on drug charge in Monongalia County

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man was arrested in Monongalia County after troopers said they recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth and pills during a traffic stop.


LI Man Drove To Pennsylvania For Sex With 13-Year-Old: Police

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he made several trips to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to meet a 13-year-old for sex. Matthew Veltri, 26, of Massapequa Park, faces numerous charges. Veltri met the victim over a social media app, according to authorities. He


Finally automating the Pennsylvania Turnpike could ease money woes, but what about toll collectors?

The transition to an all-electronic tolling system has been nearly a decade in the making; the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission first commissioned a feasibility study in 2010. While finally pulling it off could stem the turnpike's financial bleeding, it raises the specter of mass layoffs for the sta


District Court: Landlord/Tenant Disputes

The following landlord/tenant claims or judgments were filed in magisterial district court:. Donald L. Cron, of Dallas, against Andy and Amy Kabana, both of Ranshaw, for $545, filed April 17. A hearing is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. April 29.


Students Help Register Donors for Be The Match

Williamsport, Lycoming County (WBRE/WYOU) - Students at Lycoming College got the change to help save a life. Football players from the college spent Monday recruiting students to sign up potential donors for an organization called Be the Match.


Santander Bank selling 14 Pennsylvania branches to First Commonwealth Bank

Santander Bank is undertaking a strategy to focus on markets that it believes will drive growth in the future, and part of that strategy apparently includes selling off some of its bank branches.


Pottsville Listed as Safest Pennsylvania City for Drivers

POTTSVILLE, Pa. -- According to an online study, some cities in our area were chosen as some of the safest to drive in across the state. Pottsville came in at the top of that list.


Woman arrested for allegedly selling crack cocaine to undercover officer

WILLIAMSPORT -- A woman was arrested and remanded to Lycoming County Prison after allegedly selling crack cocaine twice to an undercover officer in January. The detective from the Lycoming County Narcotics Enforcement Unit called Melissa A. Hyde, 43, on January 4, 2019 and arranged to pick her up at


Vintage items in Downsizing Sale on Country Club Lane this week.

A second Sale will be held this week by the Derrs. It will be held on Country Club Drive (across from the Country Club Golf Course in Loyalsock). The address is 839 Country Club Drive, Williamsport (Google Map link).


Pennsylvania loses 6,156 farms over 5 year stretch

MONTANDON — Farming and a love of agriculture courses through Robert Pardoe’s veins, the result of a family bloodline that stretches back a century. His grandfather bought his family farm near Montandon in 1919. At that time, it was 93 acres. Now, three generations later, Pardoe owns 350 acres and f


More crashes, more DUI arrests this year compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police

The number of crashes and the number of DUI arrests were both up this year in the area compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police. State police at Troop M in Bethlehem stepped up enforcement for aggressive drivers and those who appeared to be under the influence f