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Pastor Marwyn Reeves threatens legal action, while confirming link to Roger Freed

On Saturday morning, Pastor Marwyn Reeves of Christ Community Worship Center, Inc. sent the following to this author in response to the article "Reeves and Freed linked through church and WASD". "GM, I hope you're well this morning. I'm sending you a message in hope that you will rescind the article you wrote implicating unethical practices between my wife, my church and … [Read More...]

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Pastor Marwyn Reeves threatens legal action, while confirming link to Roger Freed

On Saturday morning, Pastor Marwyn Reeves of Christ Community Worship Center, Inc. sent the following to this author in response to the article "Reeves and Freed … [Read More...]

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October 24, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Fourteen (14) new cases added Saturday in Lycoming County now at 928 cases, no new deaths, 31 total deaths, with 15,608 negatives according to DOH … [Read More...]

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Pastor Marwyn Reeves threatens legal action, while confirming link to Roger Freed

On Saturday morning, Pastor Marwyn Reeves of Christ Community Worship Center, Inc. sent the following to this author in response to the article "Reeves and Freed linked through church and WASD". "GM, I hope you're well this morning. I'm sending you a … [Read More...]

October 24, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Fourteen (14) new cases added Saturday in Lycoming County now at 928 cases, no new deaths, 31 total deaths, with 15,608 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 2,043 Positives Bring Statewide Total to … [Read More...]

October 23, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Four (4) new cases added Friday in Lycoming County now at 914 cases, no new deaths, 31 total deaths, with 15,585 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 2,219 Positives Bring Statewide Total to … [Read More...]

Town Hall Budget Meeting

The Lycoming County Commissioners will hold a public outreach meeting to offer county residents the opportunity to ask questions regarding the proposed 2021 Lycoming County Budget. A chance for public discussion on the proposed 2021 budget will be held via … [Read More...]

PA Sec. of State Reminds Voters About Drop Box Locations Ahead of Nov. 3 Election

Harrisburg, Pa.  – Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today reminded Pennsylvania voters that they can drop off their mail-in or absentee ballots at drop box locations, at their county election office or at another officially designated location until 8 p.m. on … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) are encouraging all Pennsylvanians to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day … [Read More...]

Dept. of Aging Highlights Work of Ombudsmen in Supporting Pennsylvania’s Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care 

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is highlighting the work of the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman to focus on the dignity, respect, and rights of skilled nursing facility and personal care home residents. “Throughout the pandemic, … [Read More...]

Reeves and Freed linked through church and WASD

Photo Courtesy: CCWC Facebook page Pastor Marwyn & First Lady Barbara Reeves in front of their church Christ Community Worship Center, Inc. Talkwilliamsport.com has learned current WASD school board member Barbara Reeves works alongside WASD high school … [Read More...]

High-speed internet coming to Snow Shoe Township, SEDA-COG awarded $108K grant

  High-speed internet is coming to the Snow Shoe Township area in Centre County, thanks to a $108,125 grant awarded to SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) and its partnership with Centre County Government. SEDA-COG will match the U.S. Appalachian Regional … [Read More...]

Lycoming County awards $3 million to school districts for COVID relief

The Lycoming County commissioners awarded $3,010,200 in COVID-19 relief funds at their public meeting on Oct. 13 to 11 school districts. Districts serving Lycoming County students were eligible to receive $200 per student to assist them with COVID-19 … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Announces Plan to Waive Liquor License Fees To Provide Financial Relief to Restaurants and Bars

Pittsburgh, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a plan to waive liquor license fees to provide financial relief to restaurants and bars, which have faced significant financial impacts during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “As we enter the anticipated … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Releases New Pennsylvania Statewide Report Reflecting County-Level Needs on Maternal, Child and Community Health Issues

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), a joint office between the departments of Education and Human Services, today released a new Family Support Needs Assessment covering needs and challenges experienced by … [Read More...]

Pennsylvanians Urged to Complete and Return Their Mail Ballot This Weekend  

Harrisburg, Pa. – Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today urged Pennsylvanians who plan to vote by mail in the Nov. 3 election to complete and return their mail ballot over the weekend. “This weekend is the perfect time to fill out and return your mail … [Read More...]

October 22, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eight (8) new cases added Thursday in Lycoming County now at 910 cases, no new deaths, 31 total deaths, with 15,504 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 2,063 Positives Bring Statewide Total to … [Read More...]

Profiles in Service: OA Employees Lauded for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Other Remote Training During the Pandemic 

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Administration Michael Newsome today praised the efforts of OA staff to deliver training and development to state employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the launch of new courses focused on diversity, equity and … [Read More...]

Sec. of Health Encourages Pennsylvanians to Prepare, Ask Questions to Ensure They Receive the Proper Care Amidst COVID-19

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today shared critical questions for Pennsylvanians to ask their health care providers so they improve their health literacy, or understanding health information, to make appropriate health decisions, … [Read More...]

Jersey Shore Borough residents may receive no-cost home repairs

Residents should apply now for wait list  Homeowners in the borough limits of Jersey Shore Borough may be eligible to receive up to $65,000 in home improvements from the HOME Existing Owner-Occupied Housing Program. SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) is … [Read More...]

DOH Adds Testing Site in Lebanon County to Help Contain Local Spread of COVID-19

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced beginning Saturday, October 24, an outdoor testing clinic will be held in the lower parking lot at Lebanon County Fire Training Center in Lebanon County to contain the recent rapid increase … [Read More...]

Pennsylvanians Can Vote Early by Mail Ballot at County Election Office Locations Through Oct. 27

Harrisburg, Pa.  – Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today reviewed how to vote early in person by mail ballot at county election offices and satellite election offices, one of three voting options available to Pennsylvanians for the Nov. 3 election. “I … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Discusses Work of COVID-19 Regional Response Health Collaboratives in Southwest PA to Strengthen Support for Long-Term Care Facilities 

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today discussed support the Wolf Administration is providing for long-term care facilities through the Regional Response Health Collaborative (RRHC) program, a statewide program … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller requests briefing on recent VA data breach

Calls for answers on what the department is doing to protect veterans’ personal information Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) this week joined Republican members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in requesting an immediate … [Read More...]

October 21, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eleven (11) new cases added Wednesday in Lycoming County now at 902 cases, two new deaths, 31 total deaths, with 15,412 negatives according to DOH report Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19 1,425 Positives Bring Statewide Total to … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Announces $181 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 12 Counties

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the investment of $181 million for 16 drinking water, wastewater and non-point source projects across 12 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "As our citizens … [Read More...]

2021 Lycoming County Budget will be placed on Public display Thursday

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Lycoming County Budget will be placed on Public display on Thursday, October 22, 2020. The Budget will be available for public inspection beginning October 22, 2020 and on the County Website … [Read More...]

Dept. of Agriculture Releases COVID-19 Restaurant Enforcement Actions, October 12 – October 18 

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Agriculture today released data related to COVID-19 restaurant enforcement actions from October 12 through October 18, 2020. The information is specific to COVID-19 mitigation requirements for restaurants including social … [Read More...]

HHS Sec. Miller Reminds Pennsylvanians Experiencing Domestic Violence that Help and Support are Available  

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today joined Susan Higginbotham, Chief Executive Officer of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) and Lori Sywensky, Executive Director of Turning Point of … [Read More...]

Lycoming County awards COVID relief funds to businesses 

The Lycoming County commissioners voted Tuesday to award up to $1.5 million of their COVID relief funds to 165 businesses in the county. The county had received a $10.2 million COVID-19 County Relief Block Grant (CRBG) from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and … [Read More...]

Congressman Fred Keller receives NFIB ‘Guardian of Small Business’ award

Congressman Keller meets with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza at Linde Corp. earlier this month. Washington – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today received the Guardian of Small Business award, presented by the National Federation of Independent Business … [Read More...]

DOH Announces Week-Two Rapid Antigen Test Card Distributions Across the Commonwealth

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today began distribution of the second allotment of COVID-19 antigen test kits provided by the federal government to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified institutions in Berks, Huntingdon, Union … [Read More...]

Profiles in Service: Dept. of Corrections Recognizes Employees for COVID-19 Efforts 

Harrisburg, PA -- Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections employees have been faced with a myriad of challenges and have adapted their operations to ensure the safety of inmates and employees. “As is the case with all … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Participates in National Project to Review Safe Inmate Population Reduction During COVID-19

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration recently participated in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine project, which resulted in the report: Decarcerating Correctional Facilities During COVID-19. Released today, the report, which was … [Read More...]

Departments of Agriculture, Health Confirm Pennsylvania’s First COVID-19 Positive Cat

State Veterinarian Provides Recommendations to Keep Companion Animals Healthy Harrisburg, PA – State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill announced today that Pennsylvania has confirmed its first COVID-19 positive cat. The 16-year old Cumberland County cat, … [Read More...]

Cutters Release 2021 Rhashan Wall Calendar

All proceeds benefit The Hope Foundation Just in time for the holidays, the Williamsport Crosscutters are giving fans the opportunity to give the gift of smiles with the release of the 2021 Rhashan Wall Calendar-13 Months of Smiles. This exclusive … [Read More...]

Colossal Failure happening in the WASD

By: Todd Bartley Talkwilliamsport.com Colossal failure happening in the WASD was the assessment delivered by assistant superintendent Dr. Susan Bigger, Tuesday evening at the WASD school board meeting held in-person at the WAHS auditorium. According … [Read More...]

October 20, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eighteen (18) new cases added Tuesday in Lycoming County now at 891 cases, no new deaths, 29 total deaths, with 15,313 negatives according to DOH report Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19 1,557 Positives Bring Statewide Total to … [Read More...]

PA AG Josh Shapiro sends clear message to mandated reporters who fail to report

Monday morning, a press availability was hosted by Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller. She was joined by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. The panelists encouraged families to protect children from online dangers Todd … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Discusses Work of COVID-19 Regional Response Health Collaboratives to Strengthen Support for Long-Term Care Facilities Facing

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine today discussed support the Wolf Administration is providing for long-term care facilities through the Regional Response Health … [Read More...]

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