JUVENILE CHARGED WITH THREATENING SCHOOL
The Snyder County District Attorney has announced terroristic threat charges have been filed against a juvenile accused of making the threats at the Selinsgrove area School District. According to DA Mike Piecuch, the alleged offender, who posted threatening comments on social media posing as another individual is not being publicly identified. Through the investigation using digital forensics, police found that the threats were not credible. The juvenile faces charges of felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor stalking, cyber harassment and more, and will face a Common pleas judge to determine the truth of the allegations and next steps.
TWO CHILDREN ATTACKED BY A BEAR
Two children were attacked by a bear while playing in the driveway of their home near Walden Park in Wright Township. According to WTAJ, the PA Game Commission said the children ages 14 months and 5 years old were treated at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for bites and scratches, and they are unsure what provoked the attack. PGC investigators have set traps nearby and are attempting to capture the bear for testing. Officials advise Pennsylvanians to keep your distance from bears since they are fast and strong. You can find information about living safely and responsibly with bears at bearwise.org.
CHECK ELECTRIC RATES BEFORE JUNE CHANGE
Electric rates are set to change for residential and small business June 1st according to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Officials from the PUC say now is the time to evaluate energy options for optimal rates heading into the summer months when upcoming price changes and increased utility use could mean generally higher bills anyway. Check your contract expiration dates if you’ve chosen competitive energy suppliers and if you have problems with your current supplier, contact the PUC’s Bureau of Consumer Services at 1-800-692-7380.
WILLIAMSPORT POOL TO OPEN FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
The City Pool at Memorial Park opens for the holiday weekend Friday. According to the Sun Gazette the City of Williamsport’s Public Works Committee announced the grand opening and say it will be open again the next weekend and then open regularly for the season on June 10th. The day before the opening on June 9th, the city will hold a festival at the park with activities including food vendors, alongside the US Air Force who donated portions of the upgraded facilities.
OFFICE AIDE AT MIFFLINBURG CHARGED FOR CHILD PORN
A man formerly employed as an office aide by the Mifflinburg Area School District is facing possession and dissemination of child pornography charges. According to Penn Live, Police interviewed 25 year old Brendan Stepp at his Sunbury home. Police say that during the interview, he admitted to uploading the pornographic content. Stepp was initially jailed, and then posted 25 thousand dollars bail after his arraignment. According to Mifflinburg Superintendent Kenneth Dady Jr., Stepp no longer has any access to the school, even though no criminal activity ever took place on school property.
FORMER GYM COACH FOUND NOT-GUILTY
The former cheerleading coach from Montoursville accused of rape of a former student has been found not-guilty before President Judge Nancy Butts yesterday evening. According to North Central PA dot com, the verdict ends the three year ordeal for 46 year old George William Scholl who owned Epidemic Stunt and Tumble Gym, which is now closed. The accuser testified about the incidents that allegedly happened between June 2016 to February 2018 from a remote location during the trial.
TWO GUN CONTROL BILLS PASS IN DEM CONTROLLED HOUSE
The Pennsylvania House Democrats could only get two of four bills passed in the house on gun control after Republicans argued the bills run afoul of the U.S. and Pennsylvania constitutions and won’t necessarily prevent gun violence carried out by those involved in criminal activity. According to WGAL, one of the two bills that were approved require background checks for private long gun sales and the other , a “red flag” bill, allows judges to let police to seize firearms when a person is in crisis. The bills must still go through the Senate, which Republicans still control by six votes.
WMSPT BASKETBALL STANDOUT CHOOSES MISSOURI STATE
St John Neumann’s standout basketball player, Davion Hill, has made it official that he will be a Bear next year at Missouri State following in the footsteps of his older brothers, David Hill and Alize Johnson. Davion became the first player in Williamsport area history to earn first team all-state honors in all four years of high school basketball. According to Hill’s mother, Chanelle Edwards, her son has wanted to go to Missouri State since he was in 9th grade. Hill, the 6-foot-2 guard from Williamsport, Pa., was twice named Pennsylvania Player of the Year.
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