Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 11TH, 2020

DUNNSTOWN FIRE COMPANY CONTINUES FUNDRAISING, DESPITE CANCELLATION. After river fest was canceled this year in Lock Haven, Dunnstown fire company is still going on with a tamed down version of the summer festival to keep up the fundraising for the fire department there,  According to Mike Setzer, of the Fire company (put his title in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 10. 2020

WILLIAMSPORT CITY COUNCILS HIRES ECONOMIC EXPERT City Council hired an economic analytic expert Thursday. According to the Sun Gazette, Vijay Kapoor, president of Kapoor Company, will assist the city administration as it prepares for possible arbitration with the Bureau of Fire union in August. Kapoor will be paid no more than $16,500 to perform what…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 7. 2020

BODY FOUND IN CLINTON COUNTY Human remains were discovered along the Susquehanna River by fishermen in Pine Creek Township last Thursday.  State police at Lamar are investigating with Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna.  According to the Sun Gazette, the remains are speculated to be those of 31 year old Alex Mardis who disappeared in October…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 6, 2020

Stonington State Police found a body Saturday in Northumberland County and have found no foul play in the incident. According to media outlets the body was found in a wooded area near Bates Road in East Cameron Township near Shamokin. Stonington Troopers say a known individual contacted them around 8:45 a.m. Saturday who tipped them…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY, 5TH 2020

WILLIAMSPORT 4TH OF JULY HOUSE FIRE A home caught fire yesterday afternoon in Williamsport on the 600 block of rose street. According to the sun gazette at least 5 people that were family and friends of the homeowner were inside when the fire started. It broke out around 3:40 pm setting off 2 fire alarms…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY, 4TH 2020

NUDE MAN TAZED A naked man in Mill Hall man was tazed last night after allegedly assaulting a Jersey Shore police officer. Motorists noticed 34 year old Jason Kinley on the 200 block of calvert street running around and yelling at cars going by around 10:45 last night. Police assume it is drug related. DOMESTIC…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 3, 2020

Facemasks are once again required in county buildings.  According to the Lycoming County Board of Commissioners all members of the public that enter county government facilities will be required to wear masks in keeping with the Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, who signed the order this week. …more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 2, 2020

MASK WEARING MANDATORY NOW Governor Wolf yesterday expanded the business safety order originally signed in April of this year that requires the wearing of masks in businesses, with a new order signed by Dr. Levine that makes mask-wearing mandatory when residents leave their homes, effective immediately in Pennsylvania.  The new order is authorized under the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 1, 2020

A serious accident shut down part of the Golden Strip last evening just before 5:30 closing the roadway and sending all four people involved to UPMC Williamsport.  State police say 2 motorcycles, one with two passengers, traveling east on East Third Street and a Chevy Equinox exiting from TGI Friday’s parking area collided in a…more »

GOVERNOR MAKES MASKS A PRIORITY Governor Tom Wolf and Dr. Rachel Levine had an outdoor press conference yesterday with Doug Neidig, the Chair of the Board of Directors at UPMC Pinnacle Health Care in Harrisburg to thank health care workers in attendance and throughout the Commonwealth, who have been on the front line of the…more »

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