Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 2, 2022

PA SKILL THEFT SUSPECT STILL AT LARGE An unidentified man is still at large who stole more than 34 thousand dollars from a game of skill machine in Williamsport.  According to North Central PA dot com, State Police at Montoursville say the theft happened at the Nittany Minit Mart on East third Street on August…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 1, 2022

CORONER IDENTIFIES BODY OF MAN FOUND IN MONTGOMERY A body was found off of Route 54 near Montgomery yesterday morning and the Lycoming County Coroner has made an identification.  According to the Sun Gazette, 34 year old Brett Diehl was found deceased in the yard at 37  School House Road. State Police were called to…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

WILLIAMSPORT SHOOTING VICTIM IDENTIFIED A mother of a young child was identified as the victim in the shooting that happened Wednesday at a West Fourth Street apartment in Williamsport.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Lycoming County Coroner said the victim is 41 year old single mother, Heather Cohick, who was shot early Wednesday morning…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

SHOOTING NEAR PENN COLLEGE SENDS ONE TO JAIL A shooting involving a Penn College police officer occurred around noon at the 1000 block of Vine Avenue yesterday. The disturbance drew Penn College officers since the location is close to campus.  According to the Sun Gazette, 39 year old Tyree Cleveland who is from Berks County…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

SUNBURY SHOOTER IN CUSTODY The Sunbury man who is accused of shooting and killing a man outside a bar last Sunday morning, was taken into custody Monday night at the Relax Inn in Lewisburg by Sunbury police and US Marshals Service.  According to the Daily Item, Randy Easton, who fled after a fight between him…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

DOMESTIC ARGUMENT ENDS IN INCARCERATION Two men were involved in an altercation near a cabin in McHenry Township Saturday that led to one to being taken into custody after he fired a handgun at a truck occupied by the other.  According to the Sun Gazette, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police say Darin McCartan, who is from…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

ARMED ROBBERY AT FAMILY DOLLAR Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar on West Fourth Street in Williamsport Sunday morning.  According to the Sun Gazette, witnesses told police the man who stole cash at gunpoint fled north on Grier Street just after 9am.  Police report he was a black male…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS – September 24, 2022

Almost $99,000 was raised in the 5th Annual Over The Edge event, at the William Hepburn Apartments on Friday. Approximately 811 donors participated with 67 descenders rappelling down the side of the structure. The money raised goes toward the River Valley YMCA, the YWCA of Northcentral PA and the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation.…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

FATAL SILO ACCIDENT CLAIMS THREE LIVES Three people died in a silo accident yesterday after an entrapment emergency happened just after 7am.  According to Penn Live, crews arrived at the Amish farm on Lower Brush Valley Road in Potter Township, Centre County after a 47 year old, 19 year old and 14 year old were…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 21, 2022

MAN ARRESTED FOR ORDERING FAST FOOD NAKED A city man with a police history who was most recently arrested for allegedly trying to order food at a Williamsport drive through while naked has a preliminary hearing scheduled for November 1st.  According to North Central PA dot com, 35 year old Colin Smith was recognized by…more »

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