MAN ARRESTED FOR OPEN LEWDNESS
A 65 year old man from Snyder County has been arrested for exposing himself to minors in the doorway of his home at Countryside Village in Monroe Township in early November. According to North Central PA dot com, Selinsgrove State police say Michael Scott Brouse allegedly stood naked at his front door in view of a 17 year old girl who was on the porch of a neighbor. Police charged Brouse with felony corruption of minors, indecent exposure and open lewdness. His preliminary hearing is December 4th.
HOUSE MOVING WILL CLOSE ROADWAY TODAY
Part of Route 61 will be closed for a short time starting this morning for a contractor to move an oversized load. According to PennDOT, Wolfe House Movers, LLC.is moving a 90 thousand pound frame house that is 75-feet long, 33-feet wide and 18-feet tall. Mount Carmel-Centralia Road will be closed between East Fifth Street in Mount Carmel Borough, Northumberland County and Myers Street in Centralia, Sugarloaf Township, Columbia County starting at 9am – the work is expected to take around 15 minutes weather permitting. A detour using local roads will be in place.
LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT ACCREDITED
The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association accredited the Mahoning Township Police Department recently after they were officially rewarded for their work this past July. According to the Daily Item, the department is among about 13 percent of all 1,100 municipal police departments in Pennsylvania who have accreditation, and joins the PA State Police and Bloomsburg University Police – the only other accredited departments in a dozen North Central PA counties. Accredited departments renew the accreditation annually through self-assessment and every three years with a new set of assessors from the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association.
VIGIL TO REMEMBER VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE
There will be a Community Vigil to Remember Victims of Gun Violence this coming Sunday at 4pm in Lewisburg. According to the Standard Journal, co sponsors of the event include First Baptist Church on Third Street, where the vigil will be held, the CommUnity Zone of Lewisburg and Citizens for Gun Safety, a newly formed grassroots organization. Organizers of the event say persons of all faith traditions or no faith traditions are welcome. There will be readings with members of the community and musical selections with vigil starting indoors, ending with a candlelight procession outside to the front steps of the church to remember not only the victims of gun violence but also the survivors.
CONVICTED FELON ARRESTED AFTER CRASH FOR HAVING TWO GUNS
Two guns and numerous drugs were discovered inside the vehicle of a convicted felon after crashing it near Hughesville earlier this month. The accident happened in the 900 block of Holmes Road. 51 year old Donald Woodside was charged with 1st Degree Felony Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance, DUI and other charges. Woodside was released on $50,000 unsecured bail and is scheduled to appear in court in early December.
BERWICK WOMAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT
A Berwick woman who was awaiting an ambulance outside in her yard left her child behind in filthy conditions in October without telling authorities the 5 year old autistic girl was inside. According to North Central PA dot com, 45 year old Angela M. Klum was taken to the hospital, but didn’t tell first responders about her daughter. Briar Creek Township police said Klum’s sister and boyfriend found the girl alone and brought her to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to meet up with the mother. Police later interviewed the family at the home after discovering the non-verbal child lived in bad conditions and looked and smelled of filth. Klum was charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment, and is awaiting a preliminary hearing.
NEW SUPERINTENDENT AT KEYSTONE CENTRAL
A new Superintendent of Keystone Central School District is set to be appointed at a special voting meeting this week. According to the Lock Haven Express, the school announced that Dr. Francis Redmon will take the superintendent reigns from Dr Jacquelyn Martin in February when her 5 year contract ends. A US Navy veteran, Dr. Redmon has years of experience in teaching in science and math, as well as administration experience at the Quilcene School District in Washington where he was previously superintendent. He was chosen through a comprehensive national search and is expected to enter into a 4 and a half year contract with Keystone Central School District.
SENSORY SANTA EVENT IN DANVILLE NEXT MONTH
Kids who have health circumstances that keep them from comfortably attending mainstream public Christmas events, will have an opportunity to visit with Santa during a Sensory Santa event in the borough of Danville in December. According to the Daily Item, Traveling Santa will make the special stop at the Shiloh United Church of Christ at 500 Bloom Street December 16th from 1-4pm . Get information online at hand in hand dot org and register by calling 717-887-6609.
NFL Monday Night Football
Bears 12 Vikings 10
NFL Thursday Night Football
Seattle @ Dallas 8:15pm Prime Video
Wizards 126 Pistons 107
Trail Blazers 114 Pacers 110
76’ers 138 Lakers 94
Jazz 114 Pelicans 112
Nuggets 113 Clippers 104
Panthers 5 Senators 0
Sabres 5 Rangers 1
Blue Jackets 5 Bruins 2
Avalanche 4 Lightning 1
Flames 2 Golden Knights 1
Sharks 2 Capitals 1
NY Islanders @ NJ 7pm
Carolina @ Philadelphia 7:30pm Hulu/ESPN+
Pittsburgh @ Nashville8pm
PIAA HS Football Semi-Finals
District 3 champ Steelton-Highspire and District 4 champ South Williamsport meet in a Class 1A semifinal at Shamokin High School at 7 p.m. Friday.