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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

The Lycoming County commissioners yesterday, renewed the county’s Declaration of Disaster Emergency in the face of COVID-19 potentially resurging in the state.  The declaration states that due to the pandemic there is a significant negative impact on the county and allows them to apply for emergency funding connected to the coronavirus for another 90 days.…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

FORMER SHOP-VAC EMPLOYEES DEMONSTRATE Former employees gathered yesterday, demonstrating in protest of losing their jobs last week at the Shop-Vac plant in Williamsport yesterday. The two dozen people who marched outside the Reach Road property, displayed signs and received support from motorists and truck drivers who honked as they went by.  Shop-Vac employees were abruptly…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

POLICE INVESTIGATE WEEKEND SHOOTING Police are investigating a weekend shooting that originally resulted in an inaccurate report that someone had been injured.  On Saturday, Williamsport police responded at Park Ave and Wildwood Blvd around 7:30pm, and according to the Sun Gazette an unidentified witness said they heard an argument and then shots were fired. Police…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

Shots Fired at Park Ave Last night Williamsport police responded to a dispatch of a shooting victim at park ave and Wildwood blvd around 7:30, a report that was later confirmed as inaccurate. According to the sun gazette when officers arrived a neighbor, whose name is not given, heard 2 men arguing before a women…more »

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