SECOND MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE
A young man from New Jersey is now the second person officially charged in an attempted homicide case in Williamsport from last September. According to the Sun Gazette, Keyon A White is now facing the charges from when he and accomplice allegedly went to Lila Lane in the Newberry neighborhood and fired gunshots inside two residences. Nazir Thrower was charged last week and both suspects are being held in Lycoming County prison. Both have been denied bail.
POSTAL CARRIERS INDICTED FOR STEALING MAIL
Three people who were Pennsylvania postal carriers have been indicted in federal court over allegedly stealing pieces of mail in 2022. According to North Central pa dot com, 38 year old Adam Gallager of Rochester, 39 year old Christina Ankney of Braddock and 47 year old India Schatzman of McKees Rocks have each been accused by the US Postal Inspection Service of stealing mail and may face a prison sentence of 5 years, a fine of up to 250 thousand dollars or both. If you have information about mail theft or other postal crimes, call 1-877-876-2455, or go online at postalinspectors.uspis.gov.
ROAD CLOSURE TONIGHT ON ROUTE 6
PennDOT is reporting a road closure for today in Sullivan Township in Tioga County. According to a press release, Route 6 is going to be closed in both directions tonight for police activity. Drivers along that route can expect a detour in place between the hours of 7:30 and 10pm between Bungy Road and Elk Run Road in Sullivan Township. You can check 511PA dot com anytime for road conditions and closures around the state.
SHAPIRO ANNOUNCES NEW MILITARY LICENSE PLATES
The Department of Transportation is offering new license plates honoring Pennsylvania’s military members and their families. The Air Medal plate, Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans license plate and the Blue Star Family license plate are all available by special application available at dmv.pa.gov. According to an announcement by the Shapiro Administration, recently passed legislation allows plates for passenger cars or trucks for a fee of $23. Retired Brig. Gen. of PA Maureen Weigl and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans Affairs said the plates that will be seen throughout the Commonwealth; remind citizens that we owe a debt of gratitude to all who served to defend our freedom.
SCI ROCKVIEW INMATE FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN CELL
A 61year old inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Rockview was found to be unresponsive when found in his cell and later died Mount Nittany Medical Center on March 6th. According to North Central PA dot com, emergency crews responded and attempted to revive Andrew Yuhas who passed away at 7:30am. Deemed a sexually violent predator, Yuhas was serving a 16- 32 year sentence for rape in Luzerne County and had been in the facility since November of 1998. State police will conduct an investigation and the Centre County Coroner has yet to determine the official cause of death.
TRACTOR TRAILER CRASH IN SHAMOKIN DAM
A tractor trailer carrying cat food overturned on Routes 11-15 in Shamokin Dam Monday morning and slowed traffic for several hours near the W&L Collision Center. According to the Daily item, as 48 year old Hector Baez of Lancaster, PA, turned left from Route 11 to 11-15 and the rig overturned in the right southbound lane. Authorities took a few hours to clean the overturned cargo, and cited Baez for traveling too fast. He was not injured in the accident.
PA WEATHER STATION NETWORK EXPANSION PLANNED
Penn State is planning to expand an already 17 station Environmental Monitoring Network in Pennsylvania to 50 stations across the commonwealth to provide enhanced surveillance of atmospheric and soil conditions. According to the Sun Gazette, the network now is located mostly at Penn State Campus facilities, state parks, airports and more. The expanded network is planned for k-12 state schools with the goal of having a weather station in every county, in an effort to get real-time environmental data into the schools for educational programs.
NEW BASKETBALL COACH AT BUCKNELL
Bucknell’s director of athletics and recreation, Jermaine Truax has announced that they have chosen their new men’s basketball coach. According to the Sun Gazette, the Bison’s men’s basketball program welcomes the return of John Griffin, III, who graduated from Bucknell in 2008. Griffin went to the NCAA Tournament 4 times, as a player in 2005 and 2006 and as an assistant coach in2017 and 2018. Griffin becomes the 22nd coach of the Bison’s men’s basketball program after his position as associate head coach at Saint Joseph’s University.
PIAA State Championships
Class 1A Semi-Finals
Lourdes Regional 34 Mountain View 33
Baseball – Southrn Columbia 16 CMVT 2
Softball – Mifflinburg 3 Selinsgrove 0
Lewisburg 14 Mifflinburg 4
Selinsgrove 10 Lake-Lehman 2
Boys Tennis – Wellsboro 5 Cowanesque Valley 0
Magic 122 Wizards 112
Hawks 129 Pistons 107
Cavaliers 115 Nets 109
Pelicans 119 Spurs 84
Celtics 132 Kings 109
Thunder 101 Clippers 100
Bruins 2 Senators 1
Predators 7 Sabers 3
Canadiens 3 Lightning 2
Hurricanes 3 Rangers 2
Wild 2 Devils 1
Flyers 6 Panthers 3
Blue Jackets 7 Capitals 6
Islanders 7 Maple Leafs 2
Red Wings 3 Blues 2
Jets 2 Coyotes 1
Kracken 5 Stars 4
Flames 5 Ducks 1
Golden Knights 4 Canucks 3