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South Williamsport, PA
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  • This Week’s LION: Donald Free, Road Warrior0

    Try this experiment. Take a white sheet of paper and put a black dot in the middle and ask ten different people what they see. Odds are, almost everyone will say, “I see a black dot.” Yet, that dot only takes about one percent or less of the white space — so why don’t people

  • County Hall Corner: Stepping Up Initiative0

    The result of the Law of Unintended Consequences is that sometimes fixing one problem creates another one. In the 20th century, mental health hospitals were designed to improve on the insane asylum model of the previous century. Unfortunately, supply exceeded demand, and the result was increased neglect of the patients. A movement known as deinstitutionalization

  • Through The Years: Williamsport Sun March 18, 1948 Clay Building Closes Due to Scarlet Fever0

    Williamsport Sun March 18, 1948 Clay Building Closes Due to Scarlet Fever Compiled by Lou Hunsinger Jr. Officials of the Williamsport School District and the Board of Health ordered closing of the Henry Clay School this morning after another case of Scarlet Fever was discovered. The latest sufferer is Delores Finn, daughter of Mr. and

  • Free Screening of Award-Winning Documentary Scheduled0

    The failure of U.S. military mental health policy to address the needs of veterans is the focus of an acclaimed documentary to be screened at the Community Arts Center. “Thank You for Your Service” will be shown on Wednesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Doors will

  • NAACP0

    W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Mary White Ovington founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in 1909. There were other concerned citizens that stood together with them to face the challenges of the Negros. This interracial organization worked together to abolish segregation and discrimination in housing, education, employment and

  • Fourth Annual K’s For Cancer Leprechaun 5k Run0

    During each year a variety of ways are taken to raise funds for cancer research. One of the most unique, and one that is growing in popularity, is the annual 5k Leprechaun Run that will be taking place on Saturday, March 17. The run starts at the Community Arts Center, traveling through the city streets

  • First Community Foundation Partnership “Raise the Region” Set For March 140

    One of the most important and unique fundraisers that takes place in the area each year will be taking place on March 14 when the First Community Foundation Partnership holds its “Raise the Region” fundraiser. The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is excited to announce 314 nonprofits have registered to participate in Raise

  • Thru The Years: Williamsport Sun March 4, 1937 Recommend Change in Street Name0

    Williamsport Sun March 4, 1937 Recommend Change in Street Name Compiled by Lou Hunsinger Jr. A proposal to rename Campbell Street in honor of Peter Herdic, who was instrumental in accomplishing the incorporating of Williamsport as a city 70 years ago, was recommended to City Council today. It was submitted by the City Planning Commission

  • From Good to Better to Best0

    The county commissioners normally meet twice weekly — a work session on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and the regular session at the same time on Thursday. The work session is designed to discuss and review agenda items that would be voted on in the regular session. Because of this, it is more informal in

  • PPL and the People of Puerto Rico

    PPL and the People of Puerto Rico0

    By Tracie Witter, PPL Regional Affairs Director Everything I thought about the quality of the workforce at PPL Electric Utilities was reinforced when I was in Puerto Rico a few weeks ago. Our team is committed, talented, and caring. Thirty-seven linemen and support workers left their families and spent 30 straight days working long hours

  • Through The Years: February 27, 1950: Jackson School Destroyed by Morning Fire0

    Williamsport Sun February 27, 1950 Jackson School Destroyed by Morning Fire Damages $100,000 From Flames Which Ate Out Interior of Building   Compiled by Lou Hunsinger Jr.   A $100,000 fire of undetermined origin destroyed the 57-year old Andrew Jackson Elementary School at 2216 Linn Street early today as firemen from eight companies battled the

  • County Hall Corner: Planning the Future0

    One of the oldest clichés is that failure to plan is planning to fail. It also just happens to be true. Think of it like checking the weather. If I am out walking and suddenly it rains, I get wet. However, if I checked the weather reports before I left my home, and knew there