MULTIPLE TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT KILLS ONE
State Police at Rockview are investigating Friday’s crash that involved three tractor trailers on I-80 and killed one driver. According to North Central PA dot com, the Centre County Coroner said Galdino Negreros of Connecticut died from blunt force trauma when his truck collided with two others along I-80 eastbound near the rest stop around 5:30am. Police say Negreros was critically injured, but the Life Flight helicopter was unable to fly due to weather conditions, so the man wqas transported by ambulance to the hospital where he later died. No word on the condition of the other drivers involved in the crash.
LOCK HAVEN MAN FORCES STAND-OFF WITH POLICE
A Lock Haven man who kept police engaged in an hour-long stand-off at his Renovo home, is now in custody. According to North Central PA dot com, police saw 34 year old Ryan Duane Dunham driving on Pennsylvania Avenue in South Renovo, and tried to stop him knowing him to be a suspect with multiple arrest warrants. Dunham fled from police and ran into his home on Ridge Road, sideswiping a police officer during the pursuit. State police at Lamar say Dunham surrendered about an hour later without incident. He is expected to be charged with aggravated assault and is being held under 500 thousand dollars bail at the Clinton County Correctional Facility.
WILLIAMSPORT CITY HALL LISTED
A piece of Williamsport history is now for sale. According to North central pa dot com, historic Williamsport City Hall at 245 West Fourth Street is now listed for $499,000. The listing with the Fish Commercial Group says the building spans 40,000 square feet with 35 parking spaces and a variety of amenities that open the property to a multitude of uses. City Council recently approved listing and has final approval over the sale of the building.
FREE ADMISSION TO SOME AREA MUSEUMS ON CHARTER DAY
Some Pennsylvania Museums along the Trails of History, including the Joseph Priestly House in Northumberland, will offer free admission on March 12th, to celebrate Charter Day. According to North Central PA dot com, the State Museum in Harrisburg will display the 342 year old historic Penn Charter that was granted by King Charles II to William Penn in 1681 from Friday March 10th until Friday March 17th and then the 342 year old document made from parchment with iron-gall ink will be re-stored in the vault under specific environmental conditions. Get details about visiting the Penn Charter exhibit at state museum pa dot org.
TWO UNRELATED DEATHS IN SUNBURY
Local police in Sunbury are investigating the deaths of two individuals who were discovered in two unrelated incidents Saturday. According to the Northumberland County Coroner, James Kelley, says one male individual was found Saturday morning deceased along a bench on the Susquehanna River side of the flood protection wall. Another man was found Saturday evening in Tharptown in the Shamokin Creek. Kelley said the autopsies for both men are scheduled for this week in Allentown, with the investigation continuing.
FATHER OF INMATE WHO COMMITTED SUICIDE AMENDS LAWSUIT
An amended Federal lawsuit has been filed against Northumberland County and the Northumberland County jail officials. According to the Daily Item, Timothy McAndrew of Paxinos, father of Meghan McAndrew, the female inmate who took her own life while incarcerated at the Northumberland County Jail on Feb 11, said that inadequate staffing created the environment that led to the death of his daughter. The previous lawsuit was dismissed last month by Chief U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann saying there was a failure to state a claim and saying the lack of the proper staff fails to violate constitutional rights and state laws.
CYBER EDUCATION CURRICULUM BEING CONSIDERED
The Milton Area School District high school co-principal and cyber coordinator Michael Bergey presented a plan to create their own cyber education for district students in the fall. According to the Daily Item, if the idea gets enough votes from School board members this week, a plan could be implemented that would use the school district’s teachers in a Milton Area School District in the cyber curriculum creation. More discussion of the new cyber curriculum will be at the meeting scheduled for 6 pm Tuesday at the high school library.
THON RAISED RECORD AMOUNT
Penn State University’s THON Fundraiser this past weekend pulled in over 15 million dollars during their 48 hour dance-a-thon that had the participants awake and on their feet for the entire event that last year raised 13.7 million dollars for the Four Diamonds Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising money for research to help children fight cancer. The annual celebration at the Bryce Jordan Center was the largest amount of money THON has ever raised in the history of the event.
P I-AA District 4 Wrestling
Class 3A District Tournament
Selinsgrove at 157
Jersey Shore 89
The Shikellamy Braves advance into next week’s P IAA 3A Northwest Regional tournament in Altoona
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was the winner of the Daytona 500 in double OT under caution in the longest running of The Great American Race. The 65th running of the event went to a record 212 laps, technically making it the Daytona 530.
(1)Stenhouse Jr. (2) Joey Logano, (3) Christopher Bell, (4)Chris Buescher and (5)Alex Bowman.
NBA All-Star Game
Team Giannis made it to 182 first, beating Team LeBron 184 -175 .
Wild 4 Predators 3
Senator 7 Blues 2
Avalanche 6 Oilers 5
Blackhawks 5 Maple Leafs 3
Devils 4 Jets 2
Coyotes 3 Blue Jackets 2
NCAA Men’s Basketball
Houston 72 Memphis 64
Purdue 82 Ohio State 55
NC State 77 North Carolina 69