Category Archives: WBZD Local News

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 »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 9, 2021

DEFENSE CLAIMS WRONGFUL CONVICTION A Williamsport man accused of selling fentanyl to a confidential informant filed a motion to receive a new trial after a jury found him guilty in September. A motion for a new trial was put into play after Nathaniel Hill of Williamsport says he was wrongfully convicted of a 2019 fentanyl…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 8, 2021

SHOTS FIRED ON WEST EDWIN STREET, WILLIAMSPORT  “In reviewing the affidavit, these are serious allegations, firing multiple shots into a densely-populated building. You are a real danger to the community,” District Judge Christian Frey told Ukashah Ford, 18 years old from Williamsport. According to the police affidavit, the shooting took place about 1:10 a.m. Thursday when…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 7, 2021

  HALL OF FAME ADDITIONS Muncy announced its Class of 2021 for the Muncy High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The class consists of Bill Hughes (1959), Jordan Rishel Sarginger (2008), Galen Miller (1972) and Justin Grenoble (2001).  They will be inducted at halftime of Friday’s football game against South Williamsport. They will be the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 7, 2021

  HALL OF FAME ADDITIONS Muncy announced its Class of 2021 for the Muncy High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The class consists of Bill Hughes (1959), Jordan Rishel Sarginger (2008), Galen Miller (1972) and Justin Grenoble (2001).  They will be inducted at halftime of Friday’s football game against South Williamsport. They will be the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 7, 2021

  HALL OF FAME ADDITIONS Muncy announced its Class of 2021 for the Muncy High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The class consists of Bill Hughes (1959), Jordan Rishel Sarginger (2008), Galen Miller (1972) and Justin Grenoble (2001).  They will be inducted at halftime of Friday’s football game against South Williamsport. They will be the…more »

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