Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 21, 2020

BOIL-WATER ADVISORY LIFTED The boil-water advisory that was in place in Loyalsock Township after a water main break earlier this week has been lifted.  According to a statement by the Williamsport Water and Sewer Authority after the repair of the water main, crews flushed the system to correct the problem and according to the Sun…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 20, 2020

FLIGHTS TO CHARLOTTE BEGIN THIS SUMMER Executives from the Williamsport to Charlotte North Carolina told Williamsport-Lycoming Chamber of Commerce board of directors  that American has agreed to begin service including a business class flight to Charlotte North Carolina starting August 18th.  According to the Sun Gazette, residents must use the service for it to continue…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 19, 2020

VICTIM UPDATE FROM JERSEY SHORE FIRE More details have come forth about the weekend fire at the Broadway Hotel on S. Broad St. in Jersey Shore.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Assistant chief of Citizen’s Hose Company, Ethan Goodbrod and Jeremy Frantz, rescued trapped tenant, Matthew White, from the third floor after smashing out…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 18, 2020

WATER MAIN BREAK PROMPTS A BOIL-WATER ADVISORY A water main break occurred on Monday night in Loyalsock Township on Northway Rd., south of Four Mile drive and has brought on a boil water advisory for the area and a closure for area schools. According to a press release by the Williamsport Municipal Water Authority following…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 17, 2020

JERSEY SHORE HOTEL FIRE BEING INVSETIGATED Pennsylvania State Police are still investigating a three alarm fire in Jersey Shore at the Broadway Hotel that burned out the top two floors of the building and injured two tenants.  According to witnesses, the fire started around 10pm and firefighters rescued one man from a top floor and…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 12, 2020

MURDER TRIAL FOR PHILLY NATIVE, DAY TWO Three people testified against Joseph Sentore Coleman Jr in day 2 of his murder trial in Lycoming County Court.  Coleman is serving time for 2 murders and is on trial for a third, allegedly the person who orchestrated the robbery against Christopher Wilkins who was murdered at his…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 11, 2020

WILLIAMSPORT MURDER TRIAL BEGINS FOR PHILLY NATIVE The first day of testimony wrapped up yesterday in Lycoming County Court in the murder trial of Philadelphia native Joseph Sentore Coleman Jr., currently in jail with two consecutive life sentences for an October 2016 double homicide. According to the Sun Gazette, Court records say Coleman allegedly robbed…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 10, 2020

BAD WEATHER AND ACCIDENTS DURING THE COMMUTE An injury accident occurred this morning at East 3rd and Northway Rd in Loyalsock Township around 5:30 this morning after winter weather caused problems for today’s commute. A Hazardous Weather Outlook was issued for today and tonight in Northern Lycoming and Clinton, Tioga and Sullivan Counties.  According tot…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 7, 2020

PENNDOT DISCOURAGES UNNECESSARY TRAVEL There are winter weather warnings in affect for area counties today which will impact travel and activities around the region.  Bradford County is operating under a winter storm warning until 4pm today with accumulations of 4-8 inches of snow, Northern Lycoming and Sullivan counties a warning in place until 2pm with…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 4, 2020

UNIVERSITY STUDENT FOUND DEAD IN APARTMENT A student at Bloomsburg University was found dead in an off-campus apartment yesterday.  According to the Press Enterprise, 22 year old Sean Lenahan from Lititz, PA, was found by police at the Honeysuckle Student Apartments around 11 a.m. Monday.  The Columbia County Coroner’s Office processed the scene.  Lenahan  was…more »

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