Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 6, 2019

WOMAN THROWS BRICK THROUGH CAR WINDOW A Williamsport woman went to jail last week for throwing a brick through a window of a car and injuring a child inside.  According to the North Central PA dot com, police say 31 year old, Jessica N. Lane, was intoxicated and shattered the driver’s side window of a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 5, 2019

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER LOSES HOME TO FIRE A 10-year volunteer for the Picture Rocks Fire Company lost his home along Boak Avenue in Hughesville yesterday morning in a fire.  Firefighters from Picture Rocks, Muncy Township, Muncy Creek Township and Montgomery worked together to extinguish the blaze that destroyed the mobile home of Zach Babb.  According to…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 4, 2019

PUBLIC SEWAGE FUNDING APPROVED The funding was approved for an extension of public sewage along Route 15 in Clinton Township and construction bids for the 1.5 million dollar West Branch Regional Authority project will be taken next week.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Lycoming County Commissioners said in their meeting last night that the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 3, 2019

POLICE SEEKING INFO ABOUT TEEN SHOOTING Williamsport Police responded to reports of gunfire last Friday after 7pm at the 900 block of Louisa Street where they discovered a teenager dead at the scene.  The Lycoming County Coroner told the Sun Gazette that 16 year old Riley McDowell of Park Avenue in Williamsport was killed by…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 2, 2019

WINTER CLOSINGS FOR SOME SCHOOLS There are closings and delays for some area schools and universities this morning.  However, many k-12 school districts in our area have a scheduled school day off for deer season as an extension of the Thanksgiving holiday….  Lock haven University  – 2 hour delay.  Penn College of Technology – closed,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 2, 2019

WINTER CLOSINGS FOR SOME SCHOOLS There are closings and delays for some area schools and universities this morning due to the winter weather in our area.  However, many K-12 school districts have a scheduled school day off for deer season as an extension of the Thanksgiving holiday….  Lock haven University  – 2 hour delay.  Penn…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 26, 2019

MAN ARRESTED FOR BOW AND ARROW ATTACK Police are investigating a bow and arrow shooting incident that occurred between a group of friends in Williamsport November 23rd.  The Sun Gazette reports that 44 year old Lucas H. Nye of Watsontown allegedly shot a bow and arrow at a victim on East Fourth Street and then…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 25, 2019

BOMB THREAT CAUSES AN EVACUATION AT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL A call about a bomb threat to the Jersey Shore High School on Friday morning has Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police investigating the incident.  According to the Sun Gazette, the school was evacuated following the threat around 9:15 am Friday, which police say came from social…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 22, 2019

MAN INJURED IN MONTOURSVILLE ACCIDENT A man ran into the side of a car Tuesday morning in Montoursville and was hospitalized.  According to the Sun Gazette, 62 year old Timothy Hoke of Broad St. in Montoursville, was treated for injuries at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.  The car that Hoke hit was traveling westbound on Broad…more »

FUNDING PRESENTED FOR K-9 PROGRAM Almost 44 thousand dollars was presented to the Williamsport Police K-9 program yesterday that will bring a male German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix named Tacoma to the police force in 2020.  Thanks to the donation by Ciocca (seeOAKah) Dealerships,  the city’s K-9 program has been revived and two more…more »

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