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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 19, 2024

MAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTACKING SOUTHSIDE WOMAN 43 year old Monroe County man is in custody after he allegedly attacked a woman in South Williamsport June 13th, allegedly telling police as they apprehended him, that he should have killed the woman.  According to the Sun Gazette  Justin Fendelander of Cresco strangled and bit his victim at…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 18, 2024

HEAT ADVISORY THIS WEEK The heat arrives today for an extended period of possibly record high temperatures and humidity with an official advisory in place through Thursday from the National Weather Service.  Residents are advised to check on neighbors and family members who may be elderly or experience health complications to make sure they are…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 17, 2024

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN UPDATED FOR WILLIAMSPORT An updated version of the City of Williamsport’s  Emergency Operations Plan  has been approved by city council.  According to the Sun Gazette, current emergency management coordinator, city Fire Chief Sam Aungst said Councilman Jon Mackey, the deputy emergency management coordinator worked to update the plan that hadn’t been updated…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 14, 2024

YOUNG PARENTS CHARGED WITH ABUSE IN RALSTON The McIntyre Township parents of a three week old infant who allegedly sustained injuries consistent with abuse, have been arrested this week with felony endangering the welfare of a child and misdemeanors of obstructing the investigation of a child abuse charges.  According to the Sun Gazette, doctors say…

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