$29 Million Dollar WAHS Completed
Construction at Williamsport Area High School focusing on energy efficiencies included in a $29 million project are expected to save $9.4 million annually, money that will be used to upgrade other buildings in the Williamsport Area School District. Repairing the infrastructure of the high school was the district's top goal with the construction project that was finished over the summer, according to Dr. Don Adams, superintendent. The project updated the infrastructure-electrical systems, heating systems and ventilation, improve the educational environment and improved the support areas like the gymnasium, locker rooms and pool area.
Motorcyclist Who Hit Deer Condition Upgraded
A Woodward Township firefighter injured last Tuesday when his motorcycle struck and killed a deer in the southbound lanes of Route 220 has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Steve C. Reeser, 42, the township's assistant chief, was reported in serious condition. Reeser was thrown from his motorcycle about 8:30 p.m.
Two Car Labor Day Crash in New Berlin
A two car crash occurred yesterday in New Berlin when a Nissan Murano driven by Gregory Buttorf of Woodward drove through a stop sign on the corner of Vine and Front Streets and struck a Honda Civic driven by Bonita Solomon of New Berlin, causing Solomon’s car to spin into Buttorf’s vehicle. His car then went head on into a utility pole at the intersection. Only minor injuries were reported.
44th Annual Lock Haven Jaycees Regatta
Boaters from all over the country converged in Lock Haven the past three days for 44th annual Lock Haven Jaycees Regatta over Labor Day weekend. Racers come from all over the country to compete in the traditional boat race. They say they keep coming back to Lock Haven because of the river and the community. In addition to the race there was also a carnival and craft show. the Jaycees closed the Regatta with a bang; as fireworks marked the end of the three-day event.
Busy Labor Day Travel on the Roadways
Holiday weekends are known as some of the busiest traveling days of the year and this Labor Day was no exception. Many people spent the day returning home from their holiday weekend destinations. Labor Day weekend is a busy time to be out on the roads. In fact, AAA estimated close to 35 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home during Labor Day weekend. AAA estimates this year’s Labor Day weekend will be the highest volume of travel nationwide since 2008.
Traffic Delays Route 220 between I-180 and intersection Route 405
Expect traffic delays for the next two to three months on Root 220 between the I-180 underpass and the intersection of Root 405 in Hughesville. This project is part of a PennDOT Two Point Six million resurfacing initiative in Muncy township that includes this heavily traveled section on 220. PennDOT advises motorists to seek alternate roots or plan extra time if they must travel through the work zone.