Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 2, 2020

MAN JAILED FOR NOT RETURNING RENTAL CAR A local man who did not return the rental car to a local car rental service in September of this year has been charged with felony theft.  According to Montoursville State Police, 30 year old Adrian Dante Mullen rented a silver Kia Optima from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, on East…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 31, 2019

ROAD REOPENED AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR TURBOTVILLE A Northumberland County roadway has reopened after a fatal vehicle crash after 4pm last night blocked the travel lanes near Turbotville.  According to Milton State Police, 21 year-old Brett Nicholas Stuart of Danville was ejected from his 2016 Ford Fusion after losing control on Route 54 at a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 30, 2019

SELINSGROVE MAN DIES IN UNION COUNTY ACCIDENT A fatal accident occurred Saturday morning at about 5am at the intersection of Red Ridge Road and Route 104 in Limestone Township in Union County. According to state police the road was closed for several hours after 43 year-old Robert Longacre’s car collided with a pickup truck driven…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 27, 2019

TRAILER FIRE EXTINGUISHED QUICKLY Fire Officials in Muncy responded to a fire at a residence in the Meadowbrook Trailer Park just after 6pm on Christmas day.  Muncy Township fire officials said that a fire started in the ceiling fan there and quickly spread to the roof of the home along Route 405, displacing the resident…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 26, 2019

DRIVER BAILS OUT OF MOVING CAR WHEN BRAKES FAIL A young woman jumped from her moving vehicle along the roadway in Loyalsock Township Monday around 2pm after the brakes in her car were not operating.  According to State Police in Montoursville,  the 17 year old noticed her brakes were not slowing her vehicle when she…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 24, 2019

CHURCH VANDAL CHARGED WITH FELONY ASSAULT The suspect in the burglary and vandalism case against Emmanuel Baptist Church on Four Mile Drive in Loyalsock Township shouted at police that he was black baby Jesus and assaulted officers during his arrest along the roadway while he was naked; he was also found to be holding part…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 23, 2019

POLICE ARREST NAKED MAN WHO VANDALIZED LOYALSOCK CHURCH A local congregation had to have services in their gymnasium this weekend after a vandal who was later discovered naked walking along Northway road allegedly destroyed the sanctuary area of the Emmanuel Baptist Church Saturday in Loyalsock Township.  According to Montoursville State Police, 32 year old Steve…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 20, 2019

MAN INJURED IN ATV ACCIDENT A 61 year old Hepburn Township man was hospitalized after an ATV crash yesterday  around 11 am near the 400 block of Crescent Hill Road.  According to the Sun Gazette, the driver of the all-terrain vehicle called a relative after he overturned in the woods near his home, after which…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 19, 2019

THERE ARE DELAYS FOR SOME AREA SCHOOLS TODAY – CLICK HERE UNION COUNTY SNOW SQUALLS TRIGGER OVER 20 CAR PILE-UP Heavy snow squalls and limited visibility yesterday afternoon caused a pile up on Interstate I-80 that killed one person, injured dozens of others and shut down both sides in Union County around 1:30pm.  According to…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS DECEMBER 17, 2019

WINTER WEATHER CAUSES CLOSURES AND DELAYS The winter weather that moved into our area overnight started the day with rain and freezing drizzle, but with the low temperatures is continuing to cause slick roads today and some area schools closed.  Temperatures are expected to go up to about 37 today and may drop down into…more »

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