Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING May 17, 2021

FELONY RAPE JURY SELECTION TODAY It is jury selection today in the case of a Jersey Shore man charged with multiple felony counts of forcible rape, according to northcentralpa.com.  Joshua K. Morehart arrested by the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police  of sexually assaulting a woman 2020. Jury selection begins at 1:30 p.m. on May 17 in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 14, 2021

CDC MASKING GUIDELINES  Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam announced that the Commonwealth’s mask order reflects the announcement made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday. The CDC yesterday provided guidance that fully vaccinated individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic without wearing a mask or physically…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 13, 2021

TRAFFIC COMPLICATIONS ON THE GOLDEN STRIP The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has seen enough of the traffic tie ups on the Golden Strip near Dunkin Donuts 1900 E Third Street in Williamsport. The Department is now requiring the owner to take immediate corrective action. Bill Burdett, Loyalsock Township Manager, advised the redesign of the drive…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 12, 2021

EVENT AND GATHERING MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY LIMITS The Wolf Administration announced yesterday that event and gathering maximum occupancy limits will be increased to 50 percent for indoor events and gatherings and 75 percent for outdoor events and gatherings effective Monday, May 17 at 12:01 am. Face coverings are still to be worn indoors and outdoors if…more »

ACQUITTAL OF WILLIAMSPORT MAN It was a 30 minute deliberation for a jury in Lycoming County to unanimously acquit a Williamsport man accused of selling cocaine to a county detective. According to a media outlet, Christopher Peter White of Williamsport was found not guilty on felony drug-related charges after his arrest in October 2019 by Lycoming…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 8, 2021

FIRST FRIDAY STREET FESTIVAL This year’s restart of the monthly First Friday Street Festival, postponed for more than a year, due to COVID-19 pandemic, was basically washed out by inclement weather. Beth Armanda one of the co-chairs for the First Friday Committee, said to never count First Friday out. Armanda added that June’s First Friday…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 10, 2021

WARRIOR RUN SCHOOL DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT After only one month into construction, the Warrior Run School District’s $37 million construction project, which includes an elementary school and stadium, will meet the projected completion date of August 2022. The three story elementary school, which was approved in 2019, will be able to accommodate upwards of 850 students,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 7, 2021

CROSSCUTTERS ON UPCOMING RELAXED MANDATES Following the Governor Tom Wolf’s orders, 33 of the Cutters’ 34 home games in the first year of the MLB Draft League will be able to have as many fans as Bowman Field can hold. According to SUN Gazette, the home opener on May 25, is the only event subject…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 6, 2021

RALLY QUESTIONED AT WILLIAMSPORT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING During a recent Williamsport School Board Meeting, about 20 residents complained about a student run rally held at the Williamsport Area High School in April. Complaints surrounding the rally’s presence on Facebook, and whether it was a Black Lives Matter event promoting anti police sentiment and why students…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 5, 2021

GAS PIPELINE EXPANSION At the latest Lycoming County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners approved a proclamation acknowledging this week as Institutional Parole and Corrections Employee Week. A $287,379 state grant to fund a gas pipeline extension to the Timber Run Industrial Park was recently approved by the Lycoming County Commissioners. According to a media outlet, Digger…more »

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