Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 22, 2022

MONKEYS ON THE LOOSE AFTER CRASH NEAR DANVILLE The crash involving a truck carrying 100 monkeys happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. According to State Police, a truck carrying about 100 monkeys collided with a dump truck along Route 54 just off Interstate 80 near Danville. According to WNEP, the state police and the PA…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 21, 2022

ADDITIONAL DUI CHARGES A Jersey Shore man faces additional charges as he sits in jail. Charles Daily Jr, in prison for driving intoxicated and striking a motorcyclist in November, is looking at additional DUI charges for a separate incident. According to Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police, Daily was released from the previous incarcertion with $50,000 bail,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 20, 2022

SIX MONTHS OF ABUSE A Williamsport man allegedly abused a woman over a six month period. Anthony Williams, allegedly struck the woman with a closed fist numerous times, according to Williamsport police. Over the past 6 months, this abuse continued as well as threats and not allowing her to leave. According to SUN Gazette, the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 19, 2022

SIX MONTHS OF ABUSE A Williamsport man allegedly abused a woman over a six month period. Anthony Williams, allegedly struck the woman with a closed fist numerous times, according to Williamsport police. Over the past 6 months, this abuse continued as well as threats and not allowing her to leave. According to SUN Gazette, the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 18, 2022

CLEAR THE SNOW OR FACE A FINE Clearing the snow in front of your residence or business does more than just clear a walkway, insurance companies report it is also the best way to prevent injuries and those lawsuits associated with snow and ice accidents.  According to the Williamsport City Bureau of Codes there is…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 17, 2022

SUNDAY EVENING FIRE Fire destroyed a home, leaving at least one person was homeless Sunday night on Cement Hollow Road. According to reports, around 8:25 pm last evening, Tiadaghton Valley Police arrived to find fire through a majority of the second floor. Fire reports say the first fire officer finding a fully involved structure upon…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 15 & 16, 2022

REGIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INITIATIVE Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said the Department of Environmental Protection must address skyrocketing clearing prices set during recent Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) auctions. Yaw, as chairman of Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, in a letter sent Thursday, encouraged DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell to reconsider his invitation to testify at the panel’s…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 14, 2022

IMPROVE YOUR WILDLIFE HABITAT It’s not too early for landowners to begin making plans to improve wildlife habitat this spring and into the future by planting tree and shrub species offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery. The 2022 seedling order form is available online, and sales began Monday. The Howard Nursery, located in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 13, 2022

CLINTON COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSING FOR AT LEAST FIVE DAYS Due to the rising number of positive cases of Covid-19 in the secondary schools, the threshold of 5% of cases among students and staff at Bucktail High School and Central Mountain High Schoo has been reached.  Central Mountain Middle School is currently at 4% and awaiting…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS JAN 12, 2022

  FIREFIGHTERS SAY GOODBYE TO ONE OF THEIR OWN It was an emotional gathering of friends, family and brothers in the fire service at St. John’s – Newberry United Methodist Church in Williamsport to celebrate the life of former Old Lycoming Township Fire Chief Paul Stroble Jr, who, last week died at the age of…more »

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