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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 26, 2019

SCHOOL BOARD VOTES FOR CLOSURE OF SCHOOL A local elementary school will close at the end of this month, transitioning approximately 130 students and 6 faculty members.  The Milton Area School District school board voted 7-2 last night that Montandon Elementary students will attend Baugher Elementary this fall. Officials for the school district tell WKOK…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 25, 2019

WOMAN CHASES ANOTHER WOMAN WITH KNIVES A 31 year old woman accused of chasing another woman on Center Street in Williamsport has been arrested.  The victim said she was chased to the interior of her car by 31 year-old Amanda Gaines who was wielding two kitchen knives.  Gaines then stabbed at the car , broke…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 24, 2019

FIRE DISPLACES OVER A DOZEN OCCUPANTS A two alarm fire at 5am Saturday in Williamsport that displaced over a dozen people started in the kitchen of a duplex after food was left unattended on the stove.  The Williamsport Sun Gazette reports that Stephanie Davis and seven other occupants safely escaped the house fire on Scott…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 21, 2019

SECOND FATALITY FROM ACCIDENT THAT SHUT DOWN I-80 There has been a second fatality as a result of that 8 car accident on I-80 that happened this week in Northumberland County.  WNEP reports that 76 year-old Katherine Malon from Fallentimber, Pennsylvania died from her injuries sustained in Tuesday’s accident, yesterday at Geisinger Medical Center in…more »

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