In Touch Podcast

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

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    Bubbles, Michael Jackson's chimp, is not only still alive, but living the good life, scientists are developing a technology to allow prisoners to serve years of their sentence in minutes, a psychic has used her profession as a ruse to rob people and more in this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange and […]
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    It's the June 2024 edition of the Backyard Business Spotlight with Shawn Carey's conversation featuring Jason Fink, President/CEO of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.  We introduce you to the locally-owned Mulberry Moose, the newest business that has arrived in Williamsport and learn about the "Wilds Are Working" program kicking off in July. Also, we look […]
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    Girlz in the Hoodie fundraiser at Bar on Market, Sunday, June 30th 6-9pm VIP meet & greet 4:30pmLink for tickets    Scotty Austin of Saving Able with Jacob Yaos Opening Tickets, Sun, Jun 30, 2024 at 4:30 PM | Eventbrite    Freddi Hammer, Anthony Mussare, and Don Rick of New Trail Brewing talk with Scotty Austin, about […]
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    “The Dominican Plate” is an annual fundraising dinner that is a partnership between the Williamsport Crosscutters and ACES North America, to support impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic.  Lynell Stabler, a founding member of ACES, tells Freddi Hammer about the projects that are completed and maintained through the generous fundraising done here in Williamsport, and […]
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    A Spanish resort town has banned public displays of adult inflatables, a couple found $100,000 in a New York park, Mr. Monopoly has been arrested and more on this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange and Deranged!
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    For those who are new to owning firearms or who want training  before they choose to obtain a gun for concealed carry or home security, you’re invited to Ladies night on the 1st Thursday of the month, or Beginners Night on the third Thursday of the month at National Range and Armory on Washington Blvd […]
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    The Lycoming County Fire Police Association is holding their 6th Annual Food Truck Picnic and Vendor Show in Nisbet on June 15th from 11am til 6pm and you’re invited! Freddi Hammer talks with the Association’s Vice President and fundraising chair, Nathan Shaffer, and he shares information about all the fun activities, retail vendors and the […]
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    Families who are looking for an alternative to public school for their Pre-k to 8th grade students have a choice in Williamsport.   Mountain View Christian School provides a superb education with an emphasis on the whole student; academic, physical and spiritual.  Principal and Teacher, Mr. Dale Walker talks with Freddi Hammer  about how MVCS […]
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    Technology may soon change our fantasies, a Kentucky man with the dubious record of being the world's most arrested man has passed away,  two Pandas will arrive at the National Zoo later this year and much more on this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange and Deranged!
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    It's the May 2024 edition of the Backyard Business Spotlight with Shawn Carey's conversation featuring Jason Fink, President/CEO of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.  We get reaction of the breaking news from Little League Baseball as Patrick Wilson becomes the next President/CEO with the retirement of Steve Keener at the end of the year as […]
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    The French Post Office has released a "scratch 'n' sniff" postage stamp, a cat has earned an honorary doctorate from Vermont State University, the City of Richmond sued a business owner for back taxes only to find the owner was actually owed a refund and more, all in this week's episode of The Files Of […]
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    Shawn Carey speaks with New York Times feature writer and Clinton County native Steven Kurutz, author of his latest book, "American Flannel: How A Band Of Entrepreneurs Are Bringing The Art And Business Of Making Clothes Back Home," published by Penguin Random House. During our conversation, Steven was traveling back home to Pennsylvania for the […]
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    In Touch this past Sunday, Soap Box Derby Williamsport, PA has started their season, preparing drivers for the big race down Market Street on June 8th.  Volunteer Mike Barclay talks with Freddi Hammer about the need for new volunteers, not just for race day, but for planning during the year, too! Soap box derby families […]
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    A volunteer fire company in Maryland is scammed out of tens of thousands of dollars, a sloth turns 54 and the Orcas are at it again, all on this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange and Deranged!
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    Luxury gym Equinox is launching a health program that will set members back $40,000 per year, a Massachusetts woman won $1 million twice in ten weeks and chickens were on the loose in Brooklyn!  These stories and more, this week in The Files Of The Strange and Deranged!
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    Rosa Yoo, a Forest Health Manager for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), gives an update on the Spongy Moth population in Pennsylvania and what they are doing, in coordination with other agencies, to suppress the Spongy Moth caterpillars that have emerged this spring. The goal of the DCNR Spongy Moth suppression program, through […]
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    Local non-profit group Girlz in the Hoodie, in conjunction with The Bar on Market and New Trail Brewing Company, is excited to host Rehab in its first ever Benefit Concert Series. The concert will be held at The Side Bar in downtown Williamsport on Sunday May 12 – Mother’s Day. Rehab, best known for the […]
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    A Florida man has been arrested for throwing pasta in a road rage incident, a London mother turned green after mixing multiple self-tanning products and a Philadelphia man is asking for help to find his emotional support alligator…these stories and more in this week's episode of The Files Of The Strange and Deranged!
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    There will be a Health and Resource Fair May 22nd 10a-1pm at Sojourner Truth Ministries at 501 High Street in Williamsport.  Pastor Angelique invites the community to the fair and showcases the agencies that will support this unique hands-on event with appropriate resources for the non-reading community and others in need of support.  Join in […]
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    The JV Brown Library in Williamsport has an 8-week Summer Learning Program that begins on June 15th.  Get your free library card and choose from a variety of free activities all summer, including field trips to swim, hike, and play in Lycoming County.  Freddi Hammer talks with Programming and Youth Services Director for the library, […]
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