Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 4, 2021

FORMER CITY OFFICER GETS NEW CHARGES Charges that had been withdrawn due to lack of evidence have been filed again in the case of former Williamsport police officer Eric Derr by the Pennsylvania Attorney General.  According to the Sun Gazette, new evidence related to Derr’s alleged unlawful use of a computer led to the refiling…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 3, 2021

RENOVO LOCKED DOWN WITH ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENT An active shooter who was taken into custody yesterday morning in Renovo has been taken into custody and is being treated at Lock Haven Hospital.  According to the Record Online, Gene Eaton of Sullivan Acres in Renovo is the alleged suspect and other media outlets report he shot…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 2, 2021

NEW QUARANTINE POLICIES IN PENNSYLVANIA The Wolf administration announced new policies yesterday for easing restrictions on large gatherings and eliminating a quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers to Pennsylvania.  According to state officials, outdoor venues are now allowed to host events up to 20% of their maximum capacity, no matter the size of the venue. Indoor…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 1, 2021

MAN’S BODY FOUND IN SUSQUEHANNA RIVER An unidentified body of a man was found in the Susquehanna River in Upper Augusta Township on Saturday afternoon during a call that originally began as a water rescue for first responders.  According to the Daily Item, State police from Milton and Stonington answered the call that came in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 26, 2021

LOCK HAVEN MAN THREATENS MAYOR THERE A Lock Haven man waived his preliminary hearing after being arrested for making terroristic threats toward the mayor of Lock Haven in January.  According to the Record-Online, 56 year old Michael Paul Stoneberg used a pseudonym on Facebook and sent private messages to the Joel Long for Mayor Facebook…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 25, 2021

HEALTH SYSTEM GAVE VACCINATIONS TO EMPLOYEE FAMILY MEMBERS The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reprimanded Geisinger Health system this week for holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics and allowing employees’ eligible family members to receive an inoculation also.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Associated Press informed the Department of Health that the hospital system was holding…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 24, 2021

TRUCK DRIVER ACCUSED OF MURDER DENIED BAIL The man who was extradited from Connecticut for the crimes surrounding the alleged murder of model Rebbeca Landrith earlier this month was denied bail by a Union County District Judge yesterday at his preliminary hearing.  According to the Sun Gazette, police say during the investigation, 28 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 23, 2021

GOP DENIED BY SUPREME COURT The nation’s highest court denied a petition filed by U.S. Representative Mike Kelly, of Butler County, and other Republicans who asked it to settle if Pennsylvania and its General Assembly violated the federal Constitution when it instituted mail-in voting in 2019.  According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The GOP had…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 22, 2021

SUSPECT IN NY WOMAN’S DEATH TO BE EXTRADITED TOMORROW The truck driver who allegedly killed a New York woman and left her body along an exit ramp at I-80 in Union County is being extradited to Pennsylvania and will face a judge tomorrow.  According to the Sun Gazette, 28 year old Tracy Rollins, a truck…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 19, 2021

DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN KILLING OF CHILD IN HER CUSTODY The Clinton County DA is seeking the death penalty against the woman who was the guardian of 9 year old Anson Stover who was found unresponsive in a second floor bathtub of her home with signs of abuse last November.   DA David Strouse filed a…more »

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