BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 3, 2021

TRAFFIC STOP DRIVER COMBATIVE 

On May 18, a white Ford F250 was tailgating another vehicle in the 1700 block of West Fourth Street, when it was observed by Williamsport police, who stopped it in the 100 block of West Fourth Street. The driver, identified as Daniel Scott  Bozochovic, Williamsport, reportedly became combative, as he was threatening pollice, kicking and spitting in their faces. According to northcentralpa.com, he was charged with multiple misdemeanors and is currently being held at the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $150,000 monetary bail on unrelated charges.

FELONY CRIMINAL TRESPASS

A Williamsport man climbed through a bedroom window of an apartment on Elm Street and was charged with third-degree felony criminal trespass. Inside, Tramane Wali Moore, 32, of Williamsport grabbed a woman by the hair and dragged her through her apartment. He was confronted by another person on the scene and fled. According to  northcentralpa.com, Moore was held on $15,000 monetary bail and his preliminary hearing is scheduled for  today.

NARCOTICS COLLABORATION

The Lycoming County Narcotics Enforcement Unit, in collaboration with personnel from the Pennsylvania State Police, and multiple organizations from Lycoming County, participated in a round up to locate individuals with felony drug warrants. A total of 48 felony drug warrants were recently filed by Narcotics Enforcement Detectives. This collaborative operation resulted in the service of approximately twenty felony warrants and four residential search warrants. By late yesterday afternoon, 21 people had been arrested, many of them were incarcerated in the Lycoming County Prison.

GLADE RUN RETAINING WALL CONCERNS

Earlier this week, the Muncy Borough Council held a short-agenda meeting. Council discussed concerns over the Glade Run retaining wall. According to Borough Council President, Ed Feigles, the concrete wall is shifting away from the bank, which is allowing water to erode the ground. As the process continues, the residence, near the area, will have its basement and foundation exposed. However, the price tag for a new precast wall would be approximately $30,000. The conversation is set to continue at the next meeting, July 15th at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Muncy Volunteer Fire Company.

CAMERAS FOR POLICE USE CONSIDERED IN MUNCY BOROUGH

Earlier this week, the Muncy Borough Council held a short-agenda meeting. James Dorman, Muncy Borough Police, reported he has begun the process of contact companies to deliver quotes on a camera system around the borough park, but will have more specific updates in the future. Other localities have also begun using cameras for police use. The conversation is set to continue at the next meeting, July 15th at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Muncy Volunteer Fire Company.

POOLS READY TO OPEN

Local residents will soon be able to enjoy a dip in the pool. Loyalsock Community Pool is set to open full time on June 11. However, it will be open Saturday and Sunday for public swim, according to SUN Gazette.  Muncy pool is set to tentatively open June 16  and, in Jersey Shore, the Community Pool is ready to open on Saturday.

TELLY AWARD TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

A Pennsylvania College of Technology online video devised to inspire and give thanks during the COVID-19 pandemic has earned a 2021 Telly Award, the world’s largest honor for video and television content across all screens. The 42nd annual awards recognized the video “Penn College Wildcats give thanks for UMPC Field” with a Bronze Telly in the  Non-Broadcast Motivational category.  Other Telly recipients in the grouping included The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and The Humane Society of the United States. The Telly Awards receive over 12,000 submissions from all 50 states and five continents. Among the 2021 Telly winners are ESPN, The Walt Disney Co.,  ViacomCBS, Nickelodeon, Netflix, Microsoft, Adobe and BBC Global News.

PENN STATE READY TO FILL BEAVER STADIUM

Penn State Athletics announced a return to full capacity in Beaver Stadium and other athletics venues for the 2021-2022 academic year, based on the June 1 Governor’s updated guidance lifting all COVID mitigation orders. “We are excited to welcome our 107K strong back in Beaver Stadium and full capacity at our other athletics venues this fall with the adjustments in university, local, state and CDC guidance,” said Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour. Football season ticket holders will be notified via email beginning Tuesday, June 8 that the 2021 football season ticket and non-refundable seat contribution invoices are available via Account Manager. Details of the Nittany Lion Club single-game ticket presale, public single-game and student ticket sale will be released in the coming weeks.

 

 

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