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Purse thief caught on surveillance video at Weis Market

Williamsport, Pa. — Officer Brian Yoas knew the exact time to view surveillance video of the Weis Parking lot as he investigated the theft of a purse on July 8. He watched video provided by the Weis Market on Lycoming Creek Road that allegedly showed Ashely Marie Mitchell take a purse that was accidently left behind in a shopping cart. The 30-year-old Williamsport resident admitted to officers she took cash...
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Clinton County Speedway to feature biggest race in 34-year history

Mill Hall, Pa. – The Clinton County Speedway will feature two nights of racing this weekend, with two complete shows on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13. The August 13 event will feature the return of the 410 Sprint Cars presented by NAPA/Toner Auto Parts. The event will honor Phil Walter of McClure who holds the record for the most career victories in 410 Sprint Car competition. The Phil...

Larry C. “Sonny” Buck, 78

Larry C. “Sonny” Buck, 78, of Hughesville, died Saturday, August 6, 2022. Born October 10, 1943, in Muncy, he was the son of the late Henry and Effie (Farnsworth) Buck. He and his wife, Jane L. (Sones) Buck, celebrated over 55 years of marriage. Sonny was a graduate...

Sports World Reacts To Emotional Little League World Series Moment

Sometimes, with all the ugliness in sports and in the world in general, we need a little reminder of the brighter side of life. We got one this afternoon in the championship of the Little League World Series Southwest Region. With his team up 3-2 and runners on first and second, the pitcher for the Pearland (Tex.) Little League squad accidentally beaned the hitter he was facing to load the bases.

Police locate 144 grams of marijuana, scale, baggies during traffic stop in Williamsport

Williamsport, Pa. — Officer Nathan Kendall said he immediately recognized the smell of marijuana as he approached a vehicle on July 28 near the 400 block of Park Avenue. Kendall said the driver, identified as Marco Kevin Ward, 38, admitted he smoked marijuana prior to getting into his vehicle and traveling along Park Avenue. After being asked to step out of the vehicle, Ward admitted he possessed two or three ounces of marijuana, Kendall said. ...

DeSantis rally for J.D. Vance moved to Liberty Metroplex

A rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate J.D. Vance featuring Florida Governor ron DeSantis has been moved to the Metroplex in Liberty. Party organizers originally said the event would be at the Maronite Center in Youngstown. Those plans had to be scrapped because the church holds its yearly parish festival around that time.

Penn College student celebrates both graduation and saving her father's life

Williamsport, Pa. — When Sarah S. Conrath took the stage for her Pennsylvania College of Technology Commencement ceremony, she was thinking of her father. Commencement day was not only a celebration of her studies in radiology, but also a reminder of the moments leading up to her graduation. Even before she started studying a healthcare field, Conrath was providing care to her ailing father. When she was in middle school,...

Ella J. Easton, 92

Ella J. Easton, 92, of Trout Run, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, August 8, 2022. Ella was born on July 22, 1930 to Charles P. and Harriet J. (Newcomer) Moon in Williamsport. She worked for Cobbler’s Shoe for 15 years prior to her retirement....

Mill Hall resident wins 'Show Us Your Hyner' photo contest

Lock Haven, Pa. — Earlier this year, the Clinton County Visitors Bureau hosted the eye-catchingly titled "Show Us Your Hyner" photo contest. More than 50 photographers, both professional and hobbyists, submitted 156 photos of Hyner View to the contest. In the end, the most attractive Hyner belonged to Mill Hall resident Matt Wise. The photo will be the first image featured in the new Clinton County Landmarks puzzle series. The jigsaw puzzle will have 550 pieces to make an 18" x 24" picture. ...

Man found inside home despite warnings to stay away

Williamsport, Pa. — A man told police he knew to stay away from the abandoned home, but had nowhere to go. Officer Zachary Geary said Dwayne Philip Rainey, 62, of Williamsport was located inside a front room of the property near the 700 block of Park Avenue when officers were let in on July 28. Rainey was taken into custody and charged with third-degree felony criminal trespassing. Rainey, who was charged with retail theft in 2018 and possession of drug paraphernalia in 2022, was incarcerated at the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $15,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear before Judge Ryan Tira on Aug. 22 for a formal arraignment. Docket sheet

Susan A. Hagemeyer, 70

Susan A. Hagemeyer, 70, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, while surrounded by her loved ones. She held strong and fearless for her family and friends, in her 31 year battle against cancer. Born October 29, 1951, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Raymond, Sr. and...

How to watch Webb City Little League today

WHITESTOWN, Ind. — A local Little League team is preparing to play in the Midwest Regional Tournament, here’s how you can watch. Webb City Little League Baseball is gearing up to take on Davenport IA at 10 AM, Wednesday in Indiana. If they win the regional tournament they will be going to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Maine-Endwell’s Little League champs hold lifetime of memories. What’s the next chapter?

As the members of the historic 2016 Maine-Endwell Little League team complete their local journeys after high school graduation, we catch up with nine of the players and four coaches who left a historic mark on the Southern Tier. Early-summer 2016, 7,500 or so Little League Baseball teams commenced a worldwide tournament with grand ambitions and a miniscule chance of ultimate success. Couple months later when the champion emerged? It was the pride of Broome County, New...