BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 27, 2021

ASSAULT IN PARKING LOT

A Sunbury woman was charged with summary harassment after she allegedly struck a male victim several times in the Selinsgrove Walmart parking lot in Monroe Township.  Alexis Hummel, 24, assaulted the male victim shortly before 5:30 p.m. June 24, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Selinsgrove. According to police, Hummel confronted the 26-year-old man with insults before striking him three times in his right eye with a closed fist and fleeing the scene. Northcentralpa.com reported charges were filed at the office of District Judge John H. Reed in Selinsgrove.

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN’S DEATH REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION

Pennsylvania State Police at Stonington are investigating the death of a man found at a residence in Rockefeller Township, Northumberland County, according to northcentralpa.com. Ambulance personnel responded to a call for an unresponsive male around 11am last Sunday at the 700 block of Twin Hill Rd. Justin Brosious, 23, of Sunbury was deceased and the county coroner’s investigation and toxicology report is pending. According to State Police spokesman, Mark Reasner, the incident remains under investigation.

RAPE CHARGES FOR WILLIAMSPORT MAN

A Williamsport man alleged raped a woman in Bloomsburg. Anthony Alar Hutchinson, 20, was charged with three felonies when, on Jan. 16 of 2021, the Bloomsburg Police Department was contacted by a woman while visiting Bloomsburg University. According to the complaint, the charges stem from an incident in November. Hutchinson was charged with multiple felonies on June 21 and released the same day on $50,000 unsecured bail. A media outlet reported, hee is scheduled to appear before Judge Russell Lawton on July 14 for a preliminary hearing.

16TH ANNUAL TEXTILE SHOW

The Muncy Historical Society is gearing up for its 16th annual Textile Show, highlighting antique, vintage, and contemporary quilts in the Celebration Centre and Living Water Café at First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market St. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 9, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 10. Judith Cole Costello, quilt designer, lecturer, and author serves as the show chair. A three-person panel will judge the quilt entries and first, second, and third place ribbons will be awarded. In addition, Best of Show, Best Original Design winner, and a Judge’s Choice winner will be awarded. According to a media outlet, the 2021 Challenge Quilt theme is “Log Cabin and Variations.”

FREE BIKE HELMET GIVEAWAY IN LEWISBURG

On Thursday, July 15 from 4-6 p.m., Evangelical Community Hospital and the Kiwanis Club of Buffalo Valley will host a free bike helmet giveaway for children age 12 and under at the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness outdoor play area on 120 Hardwood Drive. Children taking part in the event will be fitted with a CPSC regulated bike helmet. According to a media outlet, anyone age 12 or under who does not own a helmet or who has a helmet that is more than five years old or has sustained a major impact should consider attending. No registration is required to attend this event. For more information, call Evangelical Community Health and Wellness.

EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT AND TRAFFIC LANE CLOSURE

As of 457 am this morning, the SR15 off ramp at US 220 Southbound was closed due to an accident. According to police, PennDot crews were on the scene.

FATAL ACCIDENT, PASSENGER NAME RELEASED BY LYCOMING COUNTY CORONER

On Friday at 2:17 pm a single vehicle left the roadway while traveling North in the 2000 block of Lycoming Crek Rd. The vehicle traveled through several yards before striking a business. An officer from Old Lycoming Police Department arrived on scene immediately and began rendering aid to the occupants.  The Old Lycoming Township Vol Fire Co, UPMC Susquehanna and the Duboistown Vol Fire Co assisted on the scene.  Shortly after her arrival at the hospital, the passenger was pronounced deceased. The Lycoming County Coroner’s office, Alice Schramm, died as a result of blunt force trauma. The accident remains under investigation.

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