The Harsh Realities of Human Trafficking
What does human trafficking look like across the country and in Northcentral, Pa.? Through the highest standards of journalism and fact-finding, On the PULSE shines a light on the passthrough and local sex trafficking plaguing our region to help reduce the terrible stain on our society.
World of Reentry: Leaving a life of crime
Through this series On the PULSE explores the criminal justice system through the eyes of participants who have spent years trying to escape it. Some succeed, while others meet roadblocks along the way. Lycoming County is not alone in this struggle. This series is funded in part through donations from our readers.
‘Guns were always around’: The harsh reality of kids in a life of crime
Children entering a life of crime is heartbreaking, but a harsh reality for many of our community's youth. This project highlights the world many children call reality, whether through their own choices or those of their parents, guardians or friends.
‘We’re talking about a person’: The failing public access for people with disabilities
Just over 30 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, advocates say Lycoming County still has a long way to go in providing access to all of its residents.
Williamsport’s unique connection to end-of-life care in Tanzania
Dr. Alex Nesbitt, medical director of The Gatehouse and Family Hospice, part of UPMC Home Healthcare of Central Pennsylvania, first visited Ramadani nearly 12 years ago when he traveled to Shirati, Tanzania, to see the new palliative care department he and his team in Williamsport decided to help fund.
Mayor: Juvenile crime a community issue, gang violence concerning but rare
Recent juvenile gang violence, while concerning, is an abnormality in…Read More
Williamsport clothing closet helps newly released prison inmates start anew
Release from prison often brings with it a chance for…Read More
Breaking the Cycle: Keeping kids out of a life of crime
Anyone listening to the story of Eli Finnerty’s journey into…Read More
Printed History: Collecting 3.5M rare newspapers in Central Pa.
For Tim Hughes, it started with coins—and a 130-year-old newspaper.…Read More
World War II veteran to lead free concert at the CAC
The brutal battle of the Ardennes Forest took place more…Read More
Biking 62 miles of the Pine Creek Rail Trail for 62nd birthday
My friend George Stauffer managed to bike 75 miles on…Read More
“I know the trails”: Woman’s 1778 ride to save Muncy settlers
MUNCY – The mid-1770s were an untamed time for what…Read More
Jeptha Hughes: The man who put the Hughes in Hughesville
HUGHESVILLE – In the southeastern position of Lycoming County is…Read More
Local scuba-diver finds a piece of railroad history in Loyalsock Creek
When a fallen steam locomotive was pulled from the waters…Read More
How It’s Done: You’ll never guess what these cylinders are used for
Are you an ice cream fan? Check out how some…Read More
How It’s Done: How to make a roller coaster seat
When you’re squealing with delight on your favorite roller coaster…Read More
How It’s Done: Building bridges in America
Episode 4 of our How It’s Done series is here!…Read More
Gastroenterologist: How colonoscopies save lives
March is Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month, and its significance…Read More
Oncologist: When to start cancer screenings
The latest data from Centers of Disease Control and Prevention…Read More
Physician: Understanding BMI
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…Read More
Important Home Maintenance Tasks Everyone Should Do
Taking care of your home is a vital part of…Read More
Milestones in Speech & Language Development You Should Know
Parents know about the importance of developmental milestones. According to…Read More
Important Techniques for New Welders To Learn
There are a lot of reasons to learn how to…Read More
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