AVIS MAN ARRESTED IN DRUG INVESTIGATION
An Avis man was arraigned on an arrest warrant that was obtained by the Pine Creek Township Police Department following an ongoing drug delivery investigation Friday. According to police, Gilbert J. Stevenson of West Martin Steet, was charged with two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and multiple other felony drug counts. Stevenson is accused of selling 5.2 grams of bath salts and 30 grams of methamphetamine informants. Bail was set at $50,000 and a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for today and he remains committed to the Clinton County Correctional Facility.
SUSPICIOUS EMAILS ARE FROM SCAMMERS
The Pine Creek Township Police have received a report of suspicious emails being sent out that appear to be from Township officials. The emails received are requesting the person purchase funds in the form of pre-paid cards or gift certificates that would be used to benefit those in need. According to Pine Creek Township Police, Pine Creek Township Officers, Officials or employees never send out emails or make phone calls requesting donations of pre-paid cards, gift certificates or money from citizens. If you receive any emails, calls or letters of this type please do not respond to them and notify the Police Department to have the incident documented.
DAN MEUSER SUBMITS BID FOR SPEAKER
Through his social media account, US Representative Dan Meuser, a Republican from Dallas, PA, announced Sunday, his bid for Speaker of the House of Representatives. According to his X account (formerly Twitter) has said as a candidate for speaker of the House he will be focused on politics of inclusion where every Member of the Republican Conference is part of policy making, legislation, and communications. He also said he would support anyone who has that vision of unity who has a better chance of getting 217 votes. Meuser was first elected to Congree in 2018, replacing former Hazelton Mayor Lou Barletta.
UPTOWN MUSIC COLLECTIVE’S FIRST PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON SOON
The first show of the Uptown Music Collective’s 2023-2024 Performance Season will be Friday and Saturday November 10th and 11th at the Community Arts Center in Downtown Williamsport. According to Jared Mondell, Assistant Executive Director says the show ”It Came From the ’80s: New Wave to Pop Rock” is presented in partnership with UPMC North Central Pa and UPMC Health Plan, and features 27 students from 13 to 18 years old, performing some of the most iconic hits of the 1980s. 20 dollar advance tickets for the performance ($25 at the door, plus fees) are available through the Community Arts Center box office at 220 West Fourth St., or their website (www.caclive.com). For more details about It Came From the ’80s, visit uptownmusic.org/80s or call 570-329-0888.
SNYDER COUNTY MAN STOPPED FOR SPEEDING
A 42 year old man from Selinsgrove was stopped for speeding in Snyder County and troopers also discovered an illegal firearm, marijuana and methamphetamine in the car following the receipt of a search warrant October 16th. According to North Central PA dot com, police say 42 year old Joseph Michael Sikoskie Jr. was found to be under the influence of drugs after a field sobriety test and they took him into custody. Sikoskie was charged with felony possession of a firearm prohibited, DUI, possession of a controlled substance, and other charges. HIs bail is set at $50,000 with a preliminary hearing November 6th.
MAN CHARGED FOR SHOOTING MAN WHILE TURKEY HUNTING
A Lake Ariel man who fired a 12-guage shotgun last April while turkey hunting, killing a person on Susquehannock State Forest property, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and injury or killing of a human hunting. According to North Central PA dot com, police say 64 year old Thomas Lamare reported his shotgun went off when he turned to look at a group of turkeys behind where he was in the woods, striking the person behind him who was then transported to Geisinger in Danville and later died of their injuries. Lamare’s charges are both mis-demeanors.
BRIDGE WORK CONTINUES THIS WEEK IN LYCOMING COUNTY
Motorists are advised that the bridge preservation project on Lycoming Creek Road over the Lycoming Creek in Old Lycoming, Loyalsock, and Lycoming townships, Lycoming County, continues this week. According to PennDOT, beginning today, a contractor will begin concrete repairs on the structure carrying Lycoming Creek Road over the Lycoming Creek near the intersection with Route 973. Motorists can expect changing traffic patterns controlled by 24-hour flagging. Work on this phase is expected to be completed within two weeks. HRI, Inc. is the prime contractor for this $1.3 million bridge preservation project.
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR PA TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Nominations are now open for the 2025 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Teacher of the Year program celebrates excellence in teaching and honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the young people of Pennsylvania. The chosen applicant for 2025 Teacher of the Year will be announced at a state awards ceremony this December and will represent the Commonwealth at various local, regional, and national functions culminating in the National Teacher of the Year ceremony at the White House in Washington DC. Get more information at Education.pa.gov.
Bears 30 Raiders 12
Browns 39 Colts 38
Patriots 29 Bills 25
Giants 14 Commanders 7
Falcons 16 Buccaneers 13
Ravens 38 Lions 6
Steelers 24 Rams 17
Seahawks 20 Cardinals 10
Broncos 19 Packers 17
Chiefs 31 Chargers 17
Eagles 31 Dolphins 17
NFL Monday Night Football
49er’s vs Vikings 8:15 ABC/ESPN
Rangers 9 Astros 2
NLCS – Game 6 – Diamondbacks Vs Phillies in Philly 5:07pm TBS PHL leads 3-2
ALCS – Game 7 – Rangers vs Astros in Houston 8:03pm FOX Series tied 3-3
Christopher Bell held off Ryan Blaney for a win that locked him into next month’s NASCAR championship finale.
* Blaney, led for 53 laps and moved above the cut line from seventh. Tyler Reddick and William Byron finished third and fourth and are still vying for a spot in the Nov. 5 title-deciding finale. AJ Allmendinger was 5th.