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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. ...
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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...

Geisinger Medical Center: Accident Victim Still in Fair Condition

WEST HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY – There was a crash on I-80 Sunday that injured an out of state motorcyclist. Troopers are out the details on the 7pm crash at mile marker 228 just east of the Danville exit. Police said 55-year-old Timothy Mitchell of Ohio was riding in...

Canton football set for encore performance

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Canton football made history last season. The Warriors ran the table in the regular season and made it all the way to the PIAA State Final Four. Canton racked up a (13-1) overall record before falling to eventual PIAA champs, Bishop Guilfoyle. It was the first appearance in the state semis […]

Man wanted for stalking charged with harassing DA's office

Bloomsburg, Pa. — A New York man who was wanted on an arrest warrant repeatedly called the district attorney's office and left foul-mouthed sexual messages for staff, police say. Harold Nazario, 39, is now charged with obstructing a government agency and harassment. Previous charges filed against him, which triggered the arrest warrant, include stalking, harassment, and terroristic threats. According to police: ...

Comic book artist to visit West End Library

LAURELTON, UNION COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Comic book artist Keith Williams will present at the West End Library on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. Williams has worked with Marvel Comics since the 1980s, starting off as a background inker before working on such comics as Spider-Man, The Silver Surfer, She-Hulk with John Byrne, Warlock, and […]

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. ...

Cigar Factory Apartments Project Crosses the Finish Line in East Buffalo

The Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood just got another big boost in the form of the Cigar Factory Apartments – a $2.4 million mixed-use development that offers up 11 affordable apartments and a new commercial space. The development at 595 Fillmore Avenue is twofold in that it consists of the redevelopment of the Jankowski Cigar Factory site, along with the construction of an adjacent new build. A small coffee shop will be located in the commercial space, which is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

New officers at Milton Area

When school starts next week, students in the Milton Area School District will see two new resource officers. The officers were hired at a school board meeting.

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,...

Bail revoked for Jersey Shore man accused of indecent assault

Williamsport, Pa. — A teary-eyed man left the Lycoming County Courtroom Monday in handcuffs after Judge Eric Linhardt granted a request to revoke bail. Christopher Lawrence Nelson violated the conditions of his release in April when he was arrested and charged with DUI, Matthew Welickovitch wrote in an amended motion to revoke bail. The 34-year-old Nelson admitted to EMS during the April 20 incident he had drank five to six shots before causing a single-vehicle crash. ...

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.

Bail modified for accused rapist of six-year-old child

Williamsport, Pa. — Marcus McDaniel is accused of raping a six-year-old child while his girlfriend watched and did nothing to stop the abuse. Last week in Lycoming County Court, Jeana Ann Longo, McDaniel’s public defender, argued against his bail being revoked. She also argued against McDaniel being placed on intense supervised bail with an electric ankle monitor. Related reading: ...

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