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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 22, 2021

  A FORMAL REQUEST FOR REMOVAL OF CHARGES A former Williamsport city police officer asked a judge for charges of misconduct to be removed.  Eric Derr, of Cogan Station, the charges regarding alleged abuse of police powers and stemmed from traffic stops and a retail theft.  Charges include, but were not limited to,  unsworn falsification,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 21, 2021

A NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS There is a  new associate director of admissions at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Previously, Jen M. Cullin-Hetrick was the coordinator of admissions events and communications and also an admissions counselor. Now, Cullin-Hetrick has the title of associate director of admissions Penn College. According to SUN Gazette, in her position,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, OCTOBER 19, 2021

NEARING COURT DATE A homicide hearing is nearing and last week the case came to Union County Court. The case in question, a homicide case against a truck driver accused of killing and dumping the body of a former model in February. Union County Public Defender Brian Ulmer, representing the accused, Tracy Ray Rollins Jr.,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 20, 2021

CLEAN WATER ACTION PLAN Lycoming County’s Clean Water Action Plan offers a way to proactively address flooding and pollution that affects county farms and homes with increasing occurrences. The price tag, however, is $36.7 million. According to Eve Adrian, the county’s natural resources planner and the plan’s coordinator, the cost of resources needed to implement…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 18, 2021

PROJECTS SET TO BEGIN AT WILLIAMSPORT REGIONAL AIRPORT A facelift could be in store for the Williamsport Regional Airport with a price tag of $11.1 million over the next two years. According to Airport Executive Director Richard Howell, most of the prospected projects would be funded by federal CARES dollars. According to SUN Gazette, projects…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 15, 2021

SHOTS FIRED … AGAIN … IN WILLIAMSPORT According to Williamsport City Assistant Police Chief Jason Bolt yesterday, a single gunshot was fired near Grace and Walnut streets about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. No one was injured, but reports from an online news agency state an unoccupied vehicle was secured by police. However, no further details were…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 14, 2021

NEW POSITION CREATED It was a close 5-4 vote, but the Montoursville Area School Board approved the creation of an assistant superintendent position. The position will deal with serving as curriculum director and assisting with communication throughout the district. There has been no one hired for the position, which spawned a good deal of debate…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 13, 2021

CHARGES HELD OVER FOR COURT Curtis Kinney, while on the stand, in front of District Judge Christian Frey, pointed to Eric Tyson and testified that Tyson was the one who allegedly stabbed him on Sept 20, during an argument, inside 213 Campbell St. Tyson was taken into custody near the apartment shortly after the stabbing…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 12, 2021

MULTIPLE FELONIES AFTER METHAMPHETAMINE SALE A woman was charged with multiple felonies after undercover agents allegedly purchased methamphetamine from her on two separate occasions. On April 28, officers with the Pine Creek Township Police Department said they arranged the purchase of 3.5 grams of methamphetamine from Kristina Ellen Guthrie, 39, of Centre Hall. A second…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 11, 2021

MORE CHARGES FOR MAN WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY LAST WEEK A man, who was charged with animal cruelty last week in Union County, now has also been charged with reportedly assaulting a woman. According to northcentralpa.com, Daniel H. Moll, 50, of Mifflinburg, attempted to strangle the woman, assaulted her before driving her to…more »

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