BROKEN TAIL LIGHT RESULTS IN ARREST OVER DRUGS, GUNS
A man from Jersey Shore faces a host of charges after police stopped him for a broken tail light and found drugs and guns inside his car. According to North Central PA dot com, 58 year old Miles Ray Moore was stopped by the Lycoming Regional Police department September 17th and admitted to police he had drank one beer before they found he had a car breathalyzer on his vehicle. Police said Moore admitted he was nervous and acted so, before consenting to a search that turned up suspected cocaine, meth, marijuana and firearms inside the car. Moore who is legally not allowed to carry a gun was charged with third-degree felony firearms along with the drug charges and is being held at the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $15,000 monetary bail.
WOMAN ASLEEP IN VEHICLE AT INTERSECTION CHARGED WITH DUI
A Williamsport woman was arrested after police found her sleeping behind the wheel of her car at the intersection of Lose Avenue and Sheridan Street. According to police, 55 year old Anna Smith had the odor of alcohol and was slow to wake inside her 2015 Subaru. She failed sobriety tests at the scene. Smith refused lab work and did not provide correct phone numbers for anyone who could move her vehicle for her before police took her into custody.
LOCK HAVEN CITY HALL REOPENS TOMORROW
The final series of legionella bacteria tests have returned negative, allowing the Lock Haven City Hall building on East Church Street to reopen tomorrow. According to the Lock Haven Express, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires Disease and Pontiac Fever that was found last month, has been eliminated from the building’s water supply and HVAC water cooling tower. City office workers will transition from their temporary locations to City Hall today and the facility will reopen at 8:30am Wednesday morning. Get information and phone numbers to city departments at lock haven pa dot gov.
BACK TO SCHOOL FUNDRAISER FOR UPTOWN MUSIC COLLECTIVE
The Uptown Music Collective is headlining an inaugural fundraising event on the outdoor stage this Saturday 4 til 8pm at New Trail Brewing on Arch Street in Williamsport. According to UMC marketing director, Jared Mondell, “Back to School Blues” features the newest Community Performance Groups who have been working hard at the beginning of this school year to compile sets of blues, jazz, classic rock, and R&B performances. A full lineup of the Collective’s upcoming fundraising campaign will be announced soon so that they can continue to provide the assistance to deserving music students and keep tuition costs consistent along with an annual corporate partnership program. Get ticket details for Saturday’s “Back to School Blues” at Eventbrite.com or information at uptownmusic dot org.
CHILDREN REMOVED FROM FILTHY HOME
A Lock Haven woman was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after the father of her two children called police to report the filthy condition of their home. According to North Central PA dot com, Troopers notified Children and Youth Services before entering the home on Davidson Road in Crawford Township September 8th where 25 year old Kayla Alexis Pickering lived with two children age 3 and 5. Police say the home smelled of urine and feces and the children were taken from the home to be in the care of their father. Pickering will have a preliminary hearing October 16.
TROOPER WHO CAUSED FATAL ACCIDENT WILL FACE TRIAL
A fatal crash that killed a teacher in Tioga County is headed for trial. According to the Sun Gazette, a Luzerne County District Judge upheld charges last week against Michael Brown, a suspended state trooper, saying he caused the fatal crash on February 11th. Police say Brown was passing another car on Route 6 and his vehicle collided with a car driven by Christine E. Woodward, of Troy. According to reports, Woodward was trapped and perished in her car when her vehicle caught fire. Brown was suspended without pay but remains free on unsecured bail.
GAMING REVENUES UP IN PENNSYLVANIA
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reports that for the month of August, gaming revenue in the commonwealth brought in over $457 million, which is an over 7 percent increase from last year at this time. The PGCB considers slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals all part of the gaming revenue totals. The most increases were seen in internet casino gaming for the largest monthly total over 144 million dollars, an increase from last year of 35.27%.
MIFFLINBURG HOSE CELEBRATES 125 YEARS
The Mifflinburg Hose Company No. 1 will celebrate 125 years of service Sept 29th and 30th. According to the Daily Item, weekend activities will include a parade, a two-day carnival at community park, live music and fireworks. The parade, which will feature life members and John Heiges, Jr (HIKE US) who is the department’s longest-serving fire chief, will start at 4 pm on Saturday on East Chestnut St.
PIAA HS Soccer
Williamsport 6 Jersey Shore 1
Montgomery 2 Meadowbrook Christian 1
Mifflinburg 5 Hughesville 2
Wellsboro 6 Northeast Bradford 0
Benton 4 Millville 0
Towanda 7 Sullivan County 3
Midd-West 2 Mifflinburg 1
Muncy 4 Southern Columbia 0
Benton 3 Warrior Run 0
Northwest Area 2 Shikellamy 0
Bengals 19 Rams 16
Eagles 25 Buccaneers 11
*Former Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson and former Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason were officially enshrined in the Bengals’ Ring of Honor during halftime of Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
* The Pittsburgh Steelers’ charter flight home following a Sunday night win in Las Vegas made an emergency landing in Kansas City early Monday. The plane landed in Kansas City just before 5am Eastern with an oil pressure failure in one of the engines. There were no injuries and a team spokesman said they made the necessary plans to arrive back in Pittsburgh Monday afternoon.
Yankees 6 Diamondbacks 4
Rangers 5 Angels 1
Astros 5 Mariners 1
Giants 2 Padres 1