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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

SHOP VAC CLOSES, OVER 400 JOBS GONE In a sudden move, Shop-Vac Corp of Williamsport shut down yesterday afternoon, notifying about 400 employees that they were jobless, effective immediately.  According to PennLive, there was no official statement made by the wet/dry vacuum manufacturer, but reports from the letter given to employees stated the closing was…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

JUDGE SAYS WOLF’S PANDEMIC CLOSURES WERE UNCONSTITUTIONAL A federal judge has ruled that pandemic restrictions placed on Pennsylvanians who were forced to stay home, close non-life sustaining businesses and limit the size of gatherings are unconstitutional and the Wolf administration said it will appeal.  Trump appointee US District Judge Williams Stickman IV said in a…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

LOCK HAVEN HOSPITAL REMAINS CLOSED DURING FIRE CLEANUP A Clinton County hospital will remain closed while work is being done cleaning up after a fire there last week.  A fire with toxic smoke in a newly sealed boiler room at UPMC Lock Haven caused the evacuation of patients and staff  last Thursday night, but the…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

Montgomery Man Convicted for DUI A 40 year old Montgomery man was committed to the Lycoming county prison for a minimum of 4 with a felony count of aggravated assault charges stemming from a DUI. Back in 2017 Christopher W. Crammer drunkenly crashed into the buggy injuring the 6 occupants inside of it, 4 of…

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