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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 12, 2019

AUTUMN COLD AND ICE AFFECT COMMUTE TODAY Winter weather hit our area overnight moving east across Lycoming County today, leaving cold and slippery roads in its wake. For the rest of the morning commute, watch for black ice and the remains of about an inch of  precipitation.  There were no major accidents to report on…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 11, 2019

THREE ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING IN MILTON There was a shooting in downtown Milton yesterday.  According to the WKOK, three people were taken into custody just after 3:30pm on Route 405, where Milton Borough Police were assisted with the arrest by Mifflinburg, Point Township and Milton state police after tracking down the suspects.   The victim of…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 8, 2019

FIRST SNOWY MORNING IN THE CITY SLOWS THE COMMUTE The icy conditions and light snow affected roads in parts of Lycoming County today.  PennDOT reported cautiously slow conditions on north and south Route 15 between Buttonwood and Trout Run with 511pa.com showing Northbound 15 at Trout Run particularly icy and slow. Highway 220 between Laporte…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 7, 2019

TWO-ALARM FIRE LEAVES WOMAN HOMELESS The American Red Cross is assisting a woman who lost her Hepburnville home to fire this week.  The Sun Gazette reports that Nikki Lynstrom was alerted by a working smoke alarm around 9:40pm Tuesday night, and escaped outside before emergency crews arrived.  Lynstrom tried using aq garden hose to spray…

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