In Touch Podcast

Backyard Broadcasting’s public affairs show that focuses on local life and events in our area.

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    Shawn Carey is joined by Jason Fink, President/CEO of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce to recap their annual meeting and recognize this year's award winners.   Plus, we get a construction update of the Wawa project on Maynard Street in the city, news on a business that has opened in downtown Williamsport that can help new […]
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    In Touch this past Sunday, With Raise the Region on the way on March 13th & 14th, there is a new 501c3 organization to learn about before the big day.  Community Options Inc. will be included on RaiseTheRegion.org in 2024 for their first year.  They are an organization who works with individuals with intellectual disabilities, […]
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    Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death for men and women and as February is American Heart Month, Dr. Nancy Fitch, emergency physician of MedExpress helps raise awareness about heart disease.  Dr. Fitch talks with Freddi Hammer about heart disease and shares critical information about the importance of knowing the signs and […]
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    A security guard in Moscow is accused of trying to eat the artwork he was hired to protect, an alligator missing since September is found along a Pennsylvania river and a Texas salesman was saved by his tablet during a shooting in Fort Worth.  These stories and more in this week's episode of The Files […]
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    Raise the Region is a 30 hour online giving campaign that serves non-profits in a 7-County area in North Central PA.  The deadline to apply as a recipient for the fundraiser is Friday, February 16thErin Ruhl Director of Community Engagement from the First Community Foundation Partnership explains how they, along with Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships, […]
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    A woman discovered $1 million in bearer bonds at an estate sale, tourists and locals alike are flocking to the parking deck of the Hughes Center to get a look at The Las Vegas Sphere and a man climbed the Sphere to protest abortion!  These stories and more, this week in The Files Of The […]
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    A New Jersey animal shelter is accepting donations to have a feral cat named after your ex and then have it neutered, a man in Columbia staged a fake carjacking to propose to his girlfriend and a teacher is teaching her students finance by charging them rent and more, this week in The Files of […]
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    "Code Red: Period" is a new initiative by the Junior League of Williamsport to raise funds that will provide supplies for middle and high school age girls in Central PA who face "period poverty," when the cost of sanitary items is more than they or their families can afford, not to mention the anxiety teens […]
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    Shawn Carey chats with Kaelan Dorr who represents the Great American Outdoor Show, February 3-11, 2024 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.  We learn about what the show has to offer as well as the specific events for everyone that loves the outdoors!  
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    Mary and Dennis Marquette are starting now putting together a fundraiser coming this summer that will help raise money for three local dog rescues, “Mommy & Me” in Mt Carmel, “Patriot K9 Rescue” in Elysburg and “Rescue Pets Serving Vets” in Benton.  National recording artist Ron Keel will perform, too! They are seeking an opening […]
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    Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Jason Fink joins Shawn Carey for our monthly conversation.    In the first Backyard Business Spotlight of 2024, we discuss the recent announcement of Southern Airways Express beginning passenger air service at the Williamsport Regional Airport, construction of a popular brewing company from Lewisburg that will open a second location […]
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    “Remote Outpost” is an upcoming book written by local author and veteran, Travis Harman, about his experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan.  To fulfill his master’s degree requirements at Wilkes College, he will teach a creative writing group for Veterans and their spouses that is set to start February 5th at the Williamsport Vet Center.
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    The TSA intercepted nearly 7,000 guns last year, a frustrated passenger smacked a pilot due to a 13-hour flight delay and The Bronx Zoo and The San Antonio Zoo are allowing scorned lovers to name cockroaches after their exes!  These stories and more on this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange & Deranged!
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    In Touch this past Sunday, Step Americorp, the Tri-County NAACP and other partners invite you to participate in the MLK Day of Service and Williamsport’s Dream Weak from January 15th through the 20th.  Rachelle Abbott and Carrie Bruning of STEP AmeriCorps and Ron Frick of the Lycoming County United Way describe activities scheduled all week […]
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    A former Congresswoman has been caught sharing food photos that she claimed she took but were actually taken by other people, a woman was rescued by hikers after falling 200 feet and I-Phone that was sucked out of the Alaska Airlines flight that had a door plug fail, was found to still be operational after […]
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    A Florida man has been accused of faking an overdose to avoid prison sentencing, a 13-year-old is the first person to "break" Tetris and a dog ate $4,000 in cash!  These stories and more, this week in The Files Of The Strange & Deranged.
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    Social Worker Kristy Teisher, is at the helm of a group of volunteers who make warm meals for local individuals and families who can’t do it themselves, through the website Eat Share dot org.  Learn how your family recipes or special entrees that you create can bless families or individuals, whether they are struggling to […]
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    A Japanese man used so much insecticide that he caused an explosion, a man and his daughter may have discovered a shipwreck from 1871 while fishing, a woman posing as a Waffle House employee worked for two hours before stealing from the cash register and more, this week in The Files Of The Strange and […]
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    Exposure to toxic materials is a risk that most firefighters in the world take on when they choose to enter that profession.  The reality is, they often face a cancer diagnosis and extended treatment, when they should be spending their retirement with family and loved ones Williamsport Firefighters Stephen Yonkin, James Baker and their colleagues […]
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    Shawn & Williamsport/Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce President Jason Fink recap the holiday activities, plus look ahead to what's on the horizon in our area in 2024.
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