BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 5, 2022

ACCIDENT INTO LITTLE LEAGUE MUSEUM ALLEGEDLY INTENTIONAL

A Williamsport woman with ties to historic Little League Baseball drove her vehicle through the front doors of the Little League Museum in South Williamsport Sunday afternoon and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries following her arraignment in District Court.  According to the Sun Gazette, Theresa Robinson Salazar who is related to George and Bert Bebble, 2 of the first three managers of the Little League along with Carl Stotz in 1939, was arrested following the allegedly intentional accident that thankfully did not injure any of the over 40 people inside the museum. Salazar was charged with felony terroristic threats, causing or risking a catastrophe and other charges.  She was remanded to Lycoming County Prison with no bail.  There was about 25 thousand dollars damage done to the museum.

MAN THREATENS ELDERLY RELATIVE WITH KNIFE

Police say a Danville man held a knife to the throat of an elderly relative before she fled from the home they shared on Maple Street June 23rd.  According to North Central PA dot com, 30 year old Kevin James Millard was allegedly acting out of his mind from methamphetamine and threatened his relative before the 85 year old woman fled the home and called the Mahoning Township Police Department.  Millard then barricaded himself inside with the 13 inch knife.  Police then arrested Millard and took him into custody, charging him with felony harassment and terroristic threats.  His preliminary hearing is July 25th and he’s incarcerated under 250 thousand dollars bail. 

FARMERS CAN GET DEP REGULATION PLAN FROM SNYDER COUNTY

Snyder County farmers who want plans to follow PA DEP regulations can sign up at the Snyder County Conservation District.  According to a press release, the Conservation District can help develop a manure management or agricultural erosion & sedimentation plan so farmers can comply with new agricultural environmental regulations. The PA Chesapeake Bay Program Countywide Action Plan Implementation Grants are also available for farmers for help installing or improving their operations. Farmers can apply with the Conservation District in Middleburg, or call 570-837-3000,

MU STUDENTS TO PERFORM WITH JOSH GROBAN TONIGHT

Twenty music students from Mansfield University including Emma Criswell from Lewisburg and Rachael Karwowski from Lock Haven, will perform with global recording artist and Grammy winner, Josh Groban at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY, on Tonight.  According to a press release from the Mansfield University music department, Groban’s agent contacted the MU Director of Choral Activities requesting students from the school to provide vocals for several selections in the show, using three-part Gospel style singing.  The concert by is part of Groban’s 25 city Harmony tour across the US.

SUNBURY SHOOTER GETS ANOTHER CONTINUANCE

The man who allegedly shot and killed 30 year old Kareem Jakes in a Sunbury convenience store in May, has received another continuance for his preliminary hearing coming up in Northumberland County Court.  According to North Central PA dot com, 23 year old Ajani Munsh-Ousha Uhuru will face Sunbury District Judge Mike Toomey July 15th at the Northumberland County courthouse due to security concerns.  Uhuru has been incarcerated without bail since he was taken into custody by US Marshals in Philadelphia May 24th while he was on the run from the shooting at Penn Jersey Food Mart May 19th.

TWO THIEVES CAUGHT BY TRAIL CAMERA

A trail camera caught the image of two thieves who was breaking into campers in Montour County in June.  According to North Central PA dot com, police say 22 year old Daryl Anthony Campbell, of Berwick and 21 year old Christopher James, of Philadelphia were captured on video by the owner of the camper at the 2000 block of River Drive  who reported it to Staet police in Milton. Both James and Campbell were charged with first-degree felony burglary and second-degree criminal trespassing along with criminal mischief and theft by unlawful taking. Both are scheduled to appear July 18 for a preliminary hearing.

BUCKNELL SURVEY ASKS CHILD SUPPORT QUESTION

A Bucknell Institute for Public Policy survey has discovered through recent polling out of 1500 people, nearly half the respondents gave the opinion that they would be in favor of child support payments that would begin at conception.  According to the Bucknell Poll, Republicans and Democrats, as well as in those who describe themselves as pro-life and pro-choice, almost half of every group was in favor of the child support payment question. About 28 percent opposed it and about 25 percent weren’t sure. The poll was conducted by YouGov America and was done last month between June 13th and June 23rd.

JERSEY SHORE TOWN MEETING THIS WEEK

The 61st annual Jersey Shore Town Meeting Fourth of July celebration started Sunday and will continue through this Saturday. The event which celebrates the Tiadaghton area’s revolutionary war history of declaring Independence before the Founding father’s did in 1776 continues traditions all week in addition to free entertainment, rides, carnival games, and over 30 food vendors. A fireworks show will be held at 9:45on Saturday night. The Queen Tiadaghton crowning will be held on Thursday evening.

SPORTS

MLB
Marlins 3            Nationals 2
Orioles 7             Rangers 6
Tigers 4               Guardians 1 Game 1
Tigers 5               Guardians 3 Game 2
Red Sox 4           Rays 0
Brewers 5            Cubs 2
Mets 7                 Reds 4
Braves 6              Cardinals 3
Twins 6               White Sox 3

The Chicago White Sox and Major League Baseball discussed postponing their game against the Minnesota Twins after a gunman opened fire on an Independence Day parade Monday in suburban Chicago, killing at least six people. But the game was played as scheduled, however they did cancel postgame fireworks and observed a moment of silence before the first pitch of the Twins’ 6-3 victory.

MLB Draft League
Trenton Thunder 7      Williamsport Crosscutters 4
Cutters stay on the road tonight for Game 2 of a 3 Game series /7pm 1st pitch.
Williamsport is back in Muncy Bank ballpark Saturday against State College Spikes/6:35 1st pitch

NASCAR

Tyler Reddick outdueled Chase Elliot who had the pole position and lead for 36 of 62 laps, by just over three seconds Sunday at Road America followed by Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain, and Daniel Suarez rounded out the top five

Hot Dog Eating
Joey Chestnut won Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest for a 15th time,  eating 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes – down from the record 75 he set last year. Women’s record holder Miki Sudo chomped 40 hot dogs to win the women’s title after skipping last year because she was pregnant.

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