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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 23, 2019

July 23, 2019 OVERSIZE TRUCK GETS STUCK AT 220 UNDERPASS A truck that was oversized had trouble making it under an underpass this morning on Jersey Shore roadways. Route 220 northbound at the Main Street ramp was slowed for about an hour after the truck was disabled at the bridge at the Route 44 interchange. …

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 22, 2019

MAN DROWNS IN CHILLISQUAQUE CREEK Officials have confirmed that a man who was reported missing Saturday in Chillisquaque Creek near Danville drowned in the water there.  According to WKOK, search teams from Union, Lycoming, Columbia and Northumberland County responded to a missing swimmer in the water in Montour county.  The Lycoming County Coroner said Arlen…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 19, 2019

NEW COUNCIL LEADERS ELECTED The Williamsport City Council elected a new president and vice president last night who will serve the city through the end of 2019.  Randall J. Allison was elected president and Liz Miele, vice president, until the upcoming election of a new mayor and council will reorganize things.    Citizens interested in being…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 18, 2019

FIRE CAUSES EVACUATION OF ELDERLY RESIDENTS A fire broke out in one unit of the top floor of the Williamsport Manor Wednesday and nearly 100 residents had to be evacuated.  The fire, which triggered the sprinkler system in the building, was confined to a 5th floor apartment around 9pm.  A few elderly residents were treated…

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