FIRE IN CANTON UNDER INVESTIGATION
Fire officials are looking closer at a fire that burned a property at 45 South Water Street in Canton Saturday morning. According to the Sun Gazette, a 2-story woodshop burned and two homes were saved by multiple fire companies on the scene in Sheffield. Fire officials say the siding of the homes that were about 50 feet away from the shop was damaged, but the woodshop was a total loss with tools and at least three vintage motorcycles inside the structure. No injuries were reported. Along with Canton, Blossburg, Troy, North Towanda, Franklin Township, Ralston, and Trout Run volunteers assisted.
HEARING DATE SET FOR SUNBURY SHOOTER
A preliminary hearing date has been set for those involved in the deadly shooting in Sunbury in September. According to the Daily Item, Randy Chain Easton is alleged to have pulled the trigger and killed 33-year old Joseph Rice following an argument in the city. Easton is charged with criminal homicide while Lisa Gebhart of White Deer and Manuel Santos of Sunbury are charged with hindering the apprehension of a criminal. They are scheduled to appear before Sunbury District Judge Mike Toomey on December 13th, Easton remains jailed at Centre County Prison.
EVAN GETS A GRANT FOR EMT PROGRAM
Evangelical Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant of $20,000 from the Greater Susquehanna Valley Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). The funds are designated to support an EMT training program of Evangelical Regional Mobile Medical Services (ERMMS) that allows for expansion and growth of the Hospital’s Emergency Response program. The EMT Training Program is designed as an eight-week program in which trainees undergo four days of classroom instruction at the EMT Training Center in Selinsgrove. For more information on the EMT Trainee Program, the Evangelical Community Hospital website; evanhospital.com.
RIFLED DEER STARTED SATURDAY
850,000 people were in the woods for the first day of rifled deer season which was on Saturday this year. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission says deer season will continue through Saturday, Dec. 10. Sunday hunting was permitted on November 27, but will not be next Sunday, December 4, under legislation that allows the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set three Sundays per year as open for hunting.
CORRECTIONS OFFICER CHARGED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
A Lycoming County Corrections officer has been suspended pending termination after being charged with third degree sexual assault, forgery and other charges. According to the Sun Gazette, Olivia Katzmaier of Plunket’s Creek admitted to authorities in July, that she had had an affair with inmate James King. Another female corrections officer is also accused in the case but no charges have been filed as of yet. Katzmaier was arraigned and posted $85,000 unsecured bail and was released, with a December 1st preliminary hearing scheduled.
MUNCY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR FIGHTING WITH A KNIFE
A Muncy woman faces felony charges as well as and multiple misdemeanors for threatening a woman with a knife. According to Northcentralpa.com, Muncy Borough Police said Amanda Elizabeth Gains was involved in the incident with another woman on Lincoln Street in the borough on November 17th. Police say Gains was the babysitter at the home, who threatened the mother when she returned home. Gains will be appearing for a preliminary hearing at the Muncy office of District Judge William C. Solomon.
NATIONAL NEWS ANCHOR COMING TO BUCKNELL SPEAKERS FORUM
CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper will be the next guest in the Bucknell Forum speaker series, appearing in person to discuss the theme “The State of American Democracy” on Wednesday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. All Bucknell Forum events are free and open to the public, although tickets are required. Tickets will be available for the general public at the Weis Center box office beginning at 6 p.m. on the day of the event.
CANDY CANE LANE OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Despite no snow, thanks to the warmer temperatures, Candy Cane Lane is open in Duboistown. The public is invited to view the lit-up and mechanical Christmas displays along the 200 block of Summer Street. The homes each decorate their yards and home for the holiday. According to the Sun Gazette, the tradition dates back to 1957, but in 2007 the mayor of the borough proclaimed the month of December as “Candy Cane Lane month forever in DuBoistown”.
(Saturday’s Class A & AA Quarterfinal results – Southern Columbia defeatedBishop Guilfoyle 42-14 , Class A Canton beatNorthern Cambria 42-13)
Class A Semifinal
Canton Warriors vs.
at Shamokin, Friday at 7pm.
Winner advances to state championship
game at Cumberland Valley High School on Thursday, December 8th at 1pm.
Double A State Semifinal
Southern Columbia Tigers
vs. Trinity Shamrocks
at Selinsgrove, Friday at 7pm.
Winner advances to state championship game at Cumberland Valley High School on Friday, December 9th at 1pm
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