Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 29, 2021

LANCERS WIN CHAMPIONSHIP Loyalsock, the first public school to win the AAA crown in 10 years, with a young basketball program that started in 1963. Four players scored in double figures, Loyalsock lancers defeated Brookville, 75-53, and captured the lancers first state championship. ATTEMPTED AGGRAVATED ASSAULT An attempted murder charge was dismissed in Lycoming County…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 27, 2021

SEXUAL ASSAULT She Is accused of sexually assaulting a person less than 16 years old in Lycoming County. Mackenzie Blaze Dugan, of Lock Haven, has been charged on Wednesday with a felony and multiple misdemeanors  by Trooper Jamesan Keeler of Montoursville PSP for sexually abusing a minor on or about July 1, 2019, in Woodward…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 25, 2021

Two Loyalsock Township adults were displaced after a fire damaged their residence.  According to the Sun Gazette, the two alarm fire was called in by a neighbor who saw the smoke coming from the home in the 100 block of Willow Brook Road.  According to state police, one firefighter sustained minor injuries responding to the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 24, 2021

POLICE INVESTIGATING REPORTS OF A WEEKEND SHOOTING Williamsport Police are still investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday night in the city.  According to the Sun Gazette, Williamsport police said the incident may have occurred after a fight started near the 2500 block of West Fourth Street around 7:30pm.  Officers say there is no threat to…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 23, 2021

MAN WHO COMMITTED MULTIPLE VEHICULAR CRIMES IN CUSTODY A man from Virginia is in custody after breaking the law in several Pennsylvania counties earlier this month.  According to state police 31-year old Ryan Da Silva of Virginia  Beach allegedly  threatened  people at a Danville area hotel on March 7th and  was also involved in a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 22, 2021

RALLY IN LOCK HAVEN TO PROTEST INTEGRATION There was a rally in downtown Lock Haven Saturday in protest to the integration of the higher education system in Pennsylvania which could possibly combine the Clinton County university with Mansfield and Bloomsburg universities.  According to the Sun Gazette, about 100 people were in Triangle park this weekend…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 21, 2021

DRUG ARREST ON INTERSTATE 80 Before 2pm, March 1, On Interstate 80 West in Union County, two New York men were stopped by PSP Milton and were allegedly in possession of several pounds of cocaine and marijuana. According northcentralpa.com, Vidal Ortiz Jr., 25, of Elmhurst, N.Y.  and Douglas A. Gilliam, 38, of Bronx, N.Y., were…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 20, 2021

ASSAULT CHARGES IN POINT TOWNSHIP After allegedly starting a fight with another man, Samuel Swinehart, Northumberland, smashed a car window with a shovel.  inside The vehicle, sat a toddler in the back seat. According to the Daily Item, on Feb 7, on Neitz Road , Point Township Patrolman Kevin Herring charged swinehart with multiple misdemeanors…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 19, 2021

SEVENTEEN FELONY CHARGES, FOLLOWING INTENTIONAL FIRE A 34-year-old mother of children ages 6-14, blocked off exits then, as she and her four children were trapped inside their High Street Apartment, she set it on fire, according to reports from Sun Gazette on Thursday morning.  The children escaped their mother and the fire. The children were…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 18, 2021

SHIKELLAMY BOYS BASKETBALL It’s a disappointing end to an incredible season for the Shikellamy Boys Basketball, after more positive tests of COVID-19. According to a media outlet, Superintendent Dr. Jason Bendle made that announcement yesterday, after an additional four cases were reported within the program. Shikellamy beat Central Mountain last week to win its first…more »

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