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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 18, 2020

Daughter In Law Charged With Theft Desiree McKeag was arraigned last week on felony theft charges for stealing 11000 dollars’ worth of jewelry and 2 credit cards from her mother in law, Sherry Buttorff, back in May. When the mother in law reported it, state troopers went to McKeag’s house with a search warrant to…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 18, 2020

PENN COLLEGE CONSIDERING A MERGE WITH CAC Pennsylvania College of Technology has announced it is taking steps to merge officially with the Community Arts Center in Williamsport even after most costs related to the operation and infrastructure are already subsidized by the college along with community support  through the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. …

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

SHOP VAC CLOSES, OVER 400 JOBS GONE In a sudden move, Shop-Vac Corp of Williamsport shut down yesterday afternoon, notifying about 400 employees that they were jobless, effective immediately.  According to PennLive, there was no official statement made by the wet/dry vacuum manufacturer, but reports from the letter given to employees stated the closing was…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

JUDGE SAYS WOLF’S PANDEMIC CLOSURES WERE UNCONSTITUTIONAL A federal judge has ruled that pandemic restrictions placed on Pennsylvanians who were forced to stay home, close non-life sustaining businesses and limit the size of gatherings are unconstitutional and the Wolf administration said it will appeal.  Trump appointee US District Judge Williams Stickman IV said in a…

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