FATAL ACCIDENT IN LINDEN
A Lycoming County man has died after an accident early Monday in Linden. According to the Lycoming County Coroner, 36 year old Christopher Eisaman from Linden died from blunt force trauma at about 2:24am Monday after driving without a seatbelt, and failing to negotiate a curve traveling south on Quenshukeny Road. His Chevy Malibu went off the roadway, striking an embankment, pole and culvert before reentering the roadway and rolling, which ejected and pinned him underneath. According to the Sun Gazette, police say Eisaman may have fallen asleep but there were no witnesses to the accident itself. PennDOT closed the road for about 4 hours.
POLICE FIND STOLEN CAR, SEEK CAR THIEF
A car was stolen from a Williamsport car dealership and abandoned later along the interstate in Northumberland County earlier this month. According to North Central PA dot com, state police at Montoursville received the report of the stolen 2016 Dodge Hellcat from Ciocca Toyota of Williamsport from their lot overnight April 9th . State police say the car was eventually found along 180 eastbound in Delaware township. If you have information about the car or the person or persons who stole it, call State police at Montoursville, 570-368-5700.
ALL JERSEY SHORE SCHOOLS WILL STAY OPEN
All three district elementary schools will remain open in the Jersey Shore School District. According to the Sun Gazette, the 6-3 vote by the Jersey Shore School Board will keep Avis and Salladasburg Elementary Schools open and k-5 students will be shifted to equalize class sizes. After the vote, applause broke out among the community members who were in attendance at the meeting, with public comment beforehand, most in favor of the decided scenario. The district now looks to pass a balanced budget by June 30th.
WILLIAMSPORT LOOKING FOR SPECIAL TASK FORCE
The Williamsport Bureau of Fire is looking to build teams of specialized members who have the ability to handle low frequency but high risk incidents that can occur as boating season starts and tourism continues throughout the year. According to the Sun Gazette, the goal of “Task Force 80” as a critical service for Williamsport is to provide a trained, self-sufficient task-force under six-disciplines to respond to emergencies and one that can be relied upon in the future. An application and details about “Task Force 80” are online at cityofwilliamsport.com.
MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING
A Williamsport man was arrested after he walked inside a woman’s apartment and sat inside the home while she took a shower. According to the Sun Gazette, 51 year old Vincent Myrick was found by city police, allegedly under the influence of drugs, inside an apartment on Sixth Street that was not his own March 13th . Myrick was charged with felony trespassing, possession of drugs and paraphernalia. He was incarcerated and was released on 10 thousand dollars bail.
MAN USES PIZZA BOX TO DISTRACT DURING THEFT
A man from New Jersey is facing theft and evading arrest charges after he used a pizza box as cover in a Berwick Wegman’s as he attempted to steal purses from people’s carts earlier in April. According to North Central PA dot com, police said 46 year old Roman Marin-Matos was seen on surveillance cameras allegedly dressed in dark heavy clothing carrying a frozen pizza box, with which he would block the view of the victim while he attempted to remove a purse from their cart. The one successful attempt of stealing led to Marin-Matos leaving the store and police attempting to question him before he fled on foot. He was taken into custody in a neighboring parking lot and was arrested, and will have a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Centre County Court.
CITY COURT RESURFACING TO BEGIN
Construction will happen this week on a few sports courts in the city and they will be unplayable until the project is finished. Crews will start the much-anticipated resurfacing this week. According to a press release from the city, Mayor Derek Slaughter said they are excited to have new courts but apologize for the temporary inconvenience of closing the facilities. Watch for work to begin this week at Memorial Park, Young’s Woods Park, and Shaw Park.
BUCKNELL STUDENTS RECEIVE MANUFACTURING GRANTS
Bucknell University announced they are among 19 Pennsylvania schools to receive a share of 2.1 million dollars in grants through a Manufacturing PA initiative. According to the Daily Item, the state Department of Community and Economic Development says thirty one qualifying student research projects allowed for the award that can each use up to 70 thousand dollars. To receive the awards, colleges must partner with a local manufacturer which can help generate continued growth and innovation.
Williamsport 10 Jersey Shore 3
Southern Columbia 3 Loyalsock 1
Montoursville 7 Central Columbia 6
Shikellamy 13 So Williamsport 5
Central Mountain 1 Selinsgrove 0
Midd-west 11 Danville 2
Shamokin 7 Milton 5
Bloomsburg 4 Mount Carmel 3
Mifflinburg 12 Lewisburg 5
Hughesville 15 St John Neumann 0
Bucktail 1 Jersey Shore 0
South Williamsport 8 Towanda 2
Montgomery 15 CMVT 0
Midd-west 4 Bloomsburg 2
Rockies 6 Guardians 0
Orioles 5 Red Sox 4
Rays 8 Astros 3
Reds 7 Rangers 6
Blue Jays 5 White Sox 2
Braves 11 Marlins 0
Tigers 4 Brewers 2
Twins 6 Yankees 1
A’s 11 Angels 10
Diamondbacks 5 Royals 4
Giants 4 Cardinals 0
East 1st Round Game 4
Heat 119 Bucks 114 (Miami up 3-1)
West 1st Round Game 4
Lakers 117 Grizzlies 111 (Lakers up 3-1)
East 1st Round Game 4
Devils 3 Rangers 1 Series 2-2
Maple leafs 5 Lightning 4/OT TOR 3-1
West 1st Round Game 4
Golden Knights 4 Jets 2 Vegas 3-1
Kraken 3 Avalanche 2/OT 2-2
The Green Bay Packers have agreed to trading Aaron Rogers to the New York Jets, however, Rogers must still take a physical. The Packers agreed Monday to deal Rodgers and their 2023 first-round pick (No. 15) and a 2023 fifth-round pick (No. 170) to the Jets
New York’s 2023 first-round pick (No. 13), a 2023 second-round pick (No. 42), a 2023 sixth-round pick (No. 207) and a conditional 2024 second-round pick.