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Mock Drug Overdose Shows Reality of Heroin Epidemic

WILLIAMSPORT — With prom just a week away, Williamsport Area School District held a mock DUI crash, but this year organizers added a new element. The school showed students what it could look like if they overdosed on heroin. 321 more words


Several Hallmark Stores Prepare To Close

HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Long lines of customers were at several Hallmark gift shops in our region Thursday.

Hallmark Heritage Shops in Hazleton, Scranton, Shamokin, Bloomsburg, Lehighton, and Williamsport are expected to close soon as the greeting card business changes. 422 more words


Hiawatha Riverboat Launches its 35th Season

WOODWARD TOWNSHIP — After being stowed away for the winter, the Hiawatha Riverboat is back in the Susquehanna River for the summer season.

With the help of some heavy machinery and direction from the crew, after 35 years t takes about 15 minutes to get the Hiawatha Paddle Wheel Riverboat into the Susquehanna River. 285 more words


Williamsport Welcomes the Walking School Bus

WILLIAMSPORT — With spring in full bloom, Williamsport Area School District thought it was the right time to kick off a new program that will have kids walking to school safely. 350 more words


Krize Talks One on One with Cruz

WILLIAMSPORT — The “Cruzin’ for Victory” campaign bus pulled up to NuWeld in Williamsport and moments later, Photographer Tom Durant and Reporter Nikki Krize were on board. 580 more words


Cruz Hopes to Win Over Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Support for presidential candidate Ted Cruz could be seen and heard from the moment the campaign bus made its way to Williamsport.

“I am here this morning with a word of hope and encouragement. 245 more words


Republican Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Stops in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Senator Ted Cruz spoke to a crowd of around 600 people in Williamsport, speaking on big topics such as jobs and energy.

Cruz spoke to the crowd inside Nuweld Inc, a company that supports the gas industry in Williamsport. 152 more words