Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING JULY 13, 2021

DUI WHILE OPERATING A HORSE AND BUGGY ON THE HIGHWAY A 19-year-old Lycoming County man was charged with driving a horse and buggy under the influence of alcohol. According to Watsontown Police,  they stopped Samuel Zook, of Montgomery, for a traffic violation in the borough around 1:45 a.m. on May 30. According to a media…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 12, 2021

TERRORISTIC THREATS  While inside the Eldred Township home he shared with his parents, Cortland Stahl made several threatening statements to them on July 5, state police alleged in an affidavit. According to SUN Gazette, state police were dispatched to the home at 409 Chapel Mountain Road , the following night, to investigate a disturbance. With…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 11, 2021

FOUR ALARM BLAZE IN WILLIAMSPORT SATURDAY NIGHT A four alarm blaze, which began around 6:20 p.m., at the corner of Center St. and the 400 block of Park Ave. will be leaving several people homeless as authorities determine the cause of the fire. Williamsport command declared the fire under control at the two-hour mark at…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 9, 2021

RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT The Lycoming County SPCA Board of Directors have announced the retirement of Executive Director Victoria Stryker and hiring of Alyssa Correll as her replacement. According to northcentralpa.com, in her 22 years at the facility she played an intricate role in operations, for example; she expanded the shelter to add more space for incoming…more »

SHOTS FIRED LEADS TO FIREARMS CHARGE As they were arriving at the scene of reported shots fired, Officers of the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department watched a person crawl out of a window and run. Richard Lewis Shaffer, 37, of Linden, who was not legally allowed to possess a firearm due to a previous firearms…more »

  JUDGE DENIED BAIL AND THREATENS TO EXCUSE HIM FROM HIS HEARING Harry Warren Delong, 58, of Williamsport earned warnings from Judge Butts,  as court officials attempted to conduct a hearing on Jan. 19. Judge Nancy Butts warned Delong multiple times throughout the proceedings, according to the complaint. Butts said, “Mr. Delong, if you refuse…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING JULY 6, 2021

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR JERSEY SHORE MAN It was a three-day-long competition in Fort Bragg, North Carolina last week, where Logan Engel of Jersey Shore won Noncommissioned Officer of the year for the United States Army. Engel, the second time this year,  broke records during the Army Combat Physical Fitness test. In addition…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 3, 2021

WIRETAPPING CHARGES On June 28, Kevin Bradley of Williamsport was taken into custody for two felony offenses stemming from recording phone calls—one with Mayor Derek Slaughter and another with an employee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court—without their knowledge.  Bradley then proceeded to post the videos on his YouTube channel. Both Mayor Slaughter and the employee,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING JULY 5, 2021

FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT Just after 11 p.m, last evening, in the 900 Block of High Street, Williamsport, two pedestrians were struck, leaving one dead and the other transported to the hospital. The incident remains under investigation and details will be released when available. FELONIES STEMMING FROM CRACK SALES Alyia West, 38, of Williamsport is accused…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING JULY 2, 2021

ADDITIONAL FELONY CHARGES FROM FELONY ARREST WARRANT A Williamsport woman fought and spat officers from the Williamsport Bureau of Police when they attempted to take her into custody for on a felony warrant. Jamie Leigh Kennedy, 25, of was charged with multiple second-degree felony charges stemming from an incident May 10.Officers received a warrant for…more »

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