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Williamsport man charged with attempted homicide

Williamsport, Pa. — A man is in the hospital with a broken back after state police said a man intentionally struck him with a vehicle in early May. Gregory Allen Emerick, 28, of Williamsport intentionally turned his vehicle into the person and struck them near the area of Pinecrest Drive in Eldred Township, according to charges. A dash cam on Emerick’s vehicle was viewed by police, who said the accuser sustained injuries to their left arm and hand, right knee, and right foot, along with...
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Man caught with expired medical card, several packages of marijuana

Williamsport, Pa. —A strong odor of marijuana could be detected as state police troopers spoke with the driver a vehicle with heavy window tint, according to an affidavit. Dominique Adams-Coffey, 31, of Williamsport consented to a search when troopers pulled him over on June 16 near Market Street. Trooper Logan Webb discovered several packages of marijuana on the passenger’s seat with various labels along with an expired medical marijuana card. ...
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Williamsport protests against Roe V. Wade ruling

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Communities across the Commonwealth are protesting the reversal of Roe v. Wade. The demonstrations are aimed at Friday’s ruling by the US Supreme Court which overturns the landmark 1973 decision which gave women the right to choose. Lycoming Women Democrats are making one thing clear. They held a demonstration Friday to […]

Groin kick leads to felony assault charge against woman

Williamsport, Pa. —Watching from their vehicle, officers with the Williamsport Bureau of Police reported observing a car nearly strike another head-on as it traveled on Sheridan Street on June 21.. Officers said they attempted to stop the vehicle as it continued to travel. The driver jerked the wheel with enough force to pull the vehicle over and almost strike a car parked on the side of the road, police said. ...

Wanted fugitive discovered hiding underneath bed with two knives

Jersey Shore, Pa. —As police officers with the Tiadaghton Valley Region Police Department spoke with a woman, she motioned with her eyes several times to show where a person was inside her home. Officers asked the woman to step outside of the residence located near the 300 block of Old Route 200 in Jersey Shore and entered the home. As they cleared the residence, officers called out for Todd Aaron Hill, 48, of Williamsport to reveal himself. ...

City approves transfer of employees, vehicles, and transit dollars to new authority

Williamsport, Pa. — The Williamsport City council voted to approve the transfer of employee contracts, vehicle titles, and transit money from the city to the newly-formed River Valley Transit Authority. All three resolutions were passed unanimously with a 5-0 vote. All will become effective July 1. This is one of the final steps in the ongoing process to separate River Valley Transit from Williamsport. This process has taken place during...

Councilman addresses abuse allegations facing Williamsport principal

Williamsport, Pa.— Williamsport Councilmember Adam Yoder addressed the sexual assault allegations against Williamsport High School Principal Roger Freed at Thursday's meeting. Yoder's comments encouraged the community to "be there for the victim," expressed admiration for the victim in coming forward, and encouraged others dealing with abuse to come forward as well. He "went back and forth" on whether to address the reports coming out of the high school, said Yoder. ...

Local artist to offer rock art class at Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center

Wellsboro, Pa. — In conjunction with her exhibit, “From Rocks and Streams to an Artist’s Dreams,” local artist and art teacher Sarah Wagaman is excited to offer a class in how to make rock art at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center. The class, for students from age 8 to adult, will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the center's studio. The class is free and materials will be provided, but if you have some favorite rocks you would like to...

Williamsport City Lions pull off 4-2 win at Catarachos Friday night

Williamsport, Pa. —Tevin Beadle scored two goals and assisted on a third as Williamsport City Lions FC downed Catarachos 4-2 Friday night to snap a road draw streak. Williamsport tallied first when Gabe Leach put a ball directly into the box off a corner. Beadle took the shot, which was stopped, but fell to Will Poirier for the finish. Catarachos leveled at one and two goals, but in each instance, Williamsport was able to respond. Beadle scored in the second half to give Williamsport a two-goal advantage it was able to hold for the finish. Williamsport City Lions FC will be in action this afternoon when the women play NY Magic at 1 p.m. and the men follow with a contest against Allentown II at 3:30 p.m. Both games will be played at Penn College.

Genetti Hotel celebrates 100 years

Williamsport, Pa. — Thursday night, a celebration was held honoring the Genetti Hotel, which has spent a century towering over Williamsport as the city's most visible landmark. The hotel was decked out in balloons, guests were treated to cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and music. Along the street were antique cars provided by the Antique Auto Association. Preservation Williamsport Victorian Ladies (and gents) strolled in costume to complete the journey back in time to 1922, when renting a room at the hotel set you back $4. ...

The Sawhorse Cafe bids community farewell—for now!

Williamsport, Pa. — The Sawhorse Cafe in Williamsport has announced a temporary closure as owners Jesse and Hannah Darrow take time to relax and “reassess” after a strenuous period as a small restaurant business. Now is the time to reflect on their history and their vision going forward. The cafe, located on 303 Washington Blvd, opened in April 2015 and evolved into a staple in the local community over the past seven years. ...

What’s Happening On Home Page: 06/20 – 06/24

There’s a lot happening on The Home Page Network! It can be easy to miss some of the great stories coming out of our Wellsboro, Mansfield, Blossburg, Troy & Canton markets. To help you catch up, here’s a quick list of the top stories from the past week!

Destroyers sweep twin bill against Spartans

MANSFIELD, Pa. (WETM) – The Destroyers picked up two wins at home on Friday. The Mansfield Destroyers swept a twin bill against the Syracuse Spartans at Shaute Field. The Destroyers won game one 9-4. Tristan Ciarlo hit a two-run home run and Tyler Walters hit a three-run home run for Mansfield. The Destroyers completed the […]

Mom, daughter charged with stealing up to $1.2M from Pa. credit union

WILLIAMSPORT – A mother and her daughter have been accused of stealing up to $1.2 million from the central Pennsylvania credit union where each had been employed. Mindy L. Plasters, 68, of New Columbia, and Brittany Aikey, 33, of New Columbia, have been released on personal recognizance following their arraignments in U.S. Middle District Court.

First responders perform bus evacuation drills in Tioga County

WESTFIELD, Pa (WETM) — Students, parents, and first responders were able to participate in some very helpful safety drills Thursday morning. The drills consisted of mock emergency bus drills that were held in Westfield Pa., Tioga County. The drills were put in place by the Nothern Tioga School District in cooperation with UPMC Wellsboros, Pennsylvania […]