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Local officials are still learning how Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to charge $25 per capita for state police service will affect them. According to Wolf spokesperson Ryan Tarkowski, the fee would only apply to municipalities with no part-time or full-time local police coverage.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highly-anticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 131 years of Pennsy…

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HARRISBURG – The State System of Higher Education is preparing to launch a strategic review that could lead to significant changes in the way the 14-university system including Mansfield University operates in the future. The system’s top leaders mentioned the review in the annual State of t…

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State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s Dec. 6 Act 13 performance audit report named Tioga County; Sullivan and Charleston townships in the county; and Coudersport among seven counties and 14 municipalities with “questionable” spending. According to officials, revising a one-page form now …

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A recent statewide audit said Tioga County and two of its townships were among seven counties and 14 townships that took advantage of loose language in Act 13, which authorized natural gas impact fees.

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Lowell and Virgina Geiser own and operate Forest View Evergreen Tree Farms, a business started by Lowell’s grandfather in 1928.

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Matthew Klock of Dornsife poses with the female black bear he brought into the Wellsboro bear check point on opening day, Nov. 19. Klock said he shot the female bear one minute before noon in Ansonia. She dressed out at 233 pounds, and had an estimated live weight of 270. He plans to have th…

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Lowell and Virgina Geiser own and operate Forest View Evergreen Tree Farms, a business started by Lowell’s grandfather in 1928.