Lycoming Reporter Information & Advertising Rates

The Lycoming Reporter is published every Friday by the Lycoming Law Association. View Online Edition

The Lycoming Reporter is designated as the legal periodical in Lycoming County for the publication of legal notices that are required by statute, rule, or order of court, to be published in a legal newspaper. Additionally, the Lycoming Reporter publishes notices to the legal profession, Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas decision summaries and other items of interest to the legal community. 

The Lycoming Reporter (ISSN 0884-187X) is published every Friday by the Lycoming Law Association, Penn Tower, 25 West Third Street, Suite 803, Williamsport, PA 17701. Send address changes to this address.The cost of a subscription is $75 per annum. 

Legal Notices must be received at the Lycoming Law Association office by 1:00 p.m. on the Tuesday preceding the date of publication. The Lycoming Reporter reserves the right to require earlier deadlines for lengthy or multi-part advertisements, due to publication requirements. Deadlines are subject to change because of holidays. Holiday deadline modifications willl be posted in the Reporter, and on the Association's website.

All Lycoming Reporter advertisements are to be submitted to Michele Frey, Penn Tower, 25 West Third Street, Suite 803, Williamsport, PA 17701, by U.S. Mail, Lycoming County Courthouse mail, electronic mail to mfrey@lycolaw.org, or by fax to (570) 323-9897.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 61-18866. Printed by Clare Printing, P.O. Box 100, Sayre, PA 18840-0100.

Questions about what to Publish? 

Check out this handy guide prepared for the Conference of County Legal Journals in February 2013: Pa Legal Notices: A Review of Statutory Publication Requirements.

Advertising Rates

Legal Advertising Rates (Updated April 28, 2021)

  • Estate advertisements run for three weeks, including one proof of publication at no additional cost: $90.00
  • Incorporation notices, fictitious name notices, LLC notices, and similar business notices run for one week, including one proof of publication at no additional cost: $80.00
  • Name change notices run for one week, including one proof of publication at no additional cost: $65.00 
  • Sheriff's sales advertisements run for three weeks, including one proof of publication at no additional cost: $435.00 up to 80 lines, plus $1.95 per half-column line for each half-column line over 80 lines.
  • All other advertising unless done by special contract arrangement, $1.95 per half-column line, and $3.90 per full column line. This shall entitle the advertiser to one proof of publication at no additional cost.
  • Additional proofs of publication: $10.00

Note: Advertisements that include multiple notices as one are not permitted. Submissions that combine multiple notices (for example, combining estate and trust notices or multiple trust notices) will either be rejected and returned to be properly resubmitted, or billed as separate notices, at the discretion of the Lycoming Reporter.

Commercial Advertising Rates

  • Quarter page (1 3/4" x 4") $40/week
  • Half page (3 ½" x 4") $70/week
  • Full page (7" x 4") $100/week

Discounts will be offered for volume purchases, paid in advance, as follows: 13 weeks 5%; 26 weeks 10%; 52 weeks 15%.

Advertising must be “camera ready.”

Subscription Rates (Effective January 1, 2019)

  • Annual subscription: $75.00 per year. A subscription is included as an LLA member benefit.

Payment Policy

  • Members of the Lycoming Law Association will be billed for advertising costs. Payment is due upon receipt of the bill.
  • Non-members are required to pay for advertising in advance.

Delinquent Payment Policy

  • Payment due to the Lycoming Law Association shall be considered delinquent forty-five days after the invoice date. Accounts that are more than ninety days delinquent shall be assessed a $10.00 per month late fee.  The delinquent party shall be ineligible to receive any further publication services from the Lycoming Law Association until the full amount of the outstanding invoice and accrued late charges have been paid.