Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 15, 2020

The man who stepped in and shot the suspect in a double murder in Hummels Wharf last week will not be charged after his shots hospitalized the accused.  According to media outlets, the Snyder County DA says Troy Sprenkle was legally armed and justified in shooting Christopher Fernanders Friday night who had allegedly just fatally…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 14, 2020

FOUR STATES ADDED TO PA QUARANTINE-FOLLOWING-RETURN LIST Pennsylvania Health Department officials have added to the list of states that require commonwealth residents to self-quarantine if they return from traveling there.  Delaware, Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma have been added to the list of 15 other states involved in the travel quarantine and people who go there…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 13, 2020

TWO VICTIMS KILLED IN MONROE TOWNSHIP SHOOTING The Monroe Marketplace was evacuated Friday night after a man shot and killed two victims in the parking lot of the Buffalo Wild Wings.  According to media outlets, 46-year-old Heather Campbell of Trevorton and 52-year-old Matthew Bowersox of Mifflinburg were shot by suspect Christopher Fernanders of Paxinos who…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 11TH, 2020

DUNNSTOWN FIRE COMPANY CONTINUES FUNDRAISING, DESPITE CANCELLATION. After river fest was canceled this year in Lock Haven, Dunnstown fire company is still going on with a tamed down version of the summer festival to keep up the fundraising for the fire department there,  According to Mike Setzer, of the Fire company (put his title in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 10. 2020

WILLIAMSPORT CITY COUNCILS HIRES ECONOMIC EXPERT City Council hired an economic analytic expert Thursday. According to the Sun Gazette, Vijay Kapoor, president of Kapoor Company, will assist the city administration as it prepares for possible arbitration with the Bureau of Fire union in August. Kapoor will be paid no more than $16,500 to perform what…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 7. 2020

BODY FOUND IN CLINTON COUNTY Human remains were discovered along the Susquehanna River by fishermen in Pine Creek Township last Thursday.  State police at Lamar are investigating with Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna.  According to the Sun Gazette, the remains are speculated to be those of 31 year old Alex Mardis who disappeared in October…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 6, 2020

Stonington State Police found a body Saturday in Northumberland County and have found no foul play in the incident. According to media outlets the body was found in a wooded area near Bates Road in East Cameron Township near Shamokin. Stonington Troopers say a known individual contacted them around 8:45 a.m. Saturday who tipped them…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY, 5TH 2020

WILLIAMSPORT 4TH OF JULY HOUSE FIRE A home caught fire yesterday afternoon in Williamsport on the 600 block of rose street. According to the sun gazette at least 5 people that were family and friends of the homeowner were inside when the fire started. It broke out around 3:40 pm setting off 2 fire alarms…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY, 4TH 2020

NUDE MAN TAZED A naked man in Mill Hall man was tazed last night after allegedly assaulting a Jersey Shore police officer. Motorists noticed 34 year old Jason Kinley on the 200 block of calvert street running around and yelling at cars going by around 10:45 last night. Police assume it is drug related. DOMESTIC…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 3, 2020

Facemasks are once again required in county buildings.  According to the Lycoming County Board of Commissioners all members of the public that enter county government facilities will be required to wear masks in keeping with the Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, who signed the order this week. …more »

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