LANDFILL FIRE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
Fire crews from multiple companies from multiple counties responded to a fire at the Lycoming County Landfill Saturday around 4:30pm. According to the Standard Journal, fire officials said a rapidly expanding fire broke out at the landfill in Clinton Township. In addition to firefighters at the scene, about 20 landfill employees also were on the scene working to put out the fire. According to the Clinton County Volunteer fire Department social media post, A tanker shuttle operated from two fill sites within the landfill property which supplied the 3500 gallon per minute master-stream firefighting operation. The fire that burned into the evening started as a 200’x400’ area which was contained by Sunday.
DUI CHARGES FOR MILTON MAN
A West Milton man drove the wrong way on Route 15 in an alleged attempt to flee the police. According to the Daily Item, 28-year-old Jordan Kline Klinger of Highland Avenue in West Milton was allegedly drunk and was charged with a felony count of fleeing, two misdemeanor counts of DUI and one count of recklessly endangering another person. Klinger was arraigned on Wednesday and committed to Union County Jail in lieu of $75,000 with his preliminary hearing on June 8.
COMMISSIONERS TO VOTE THIS WEEK ON LYCO MALL AGREEMENT
The agreement between FamVest LLC, who is the developer poised to purchase the Lycoming Mall property, and the county, is set to go up for a vote at the Lycoming County Commissioners meeting on June 8th. According to the Sun Gazette, plans for the use of the space in Muncy Township will be addressed and the public is urged to attend if they have questions before the closing of the property scheduled for June 16th. The commissioners agreed to loan 5 million dollars toward the purchase of the property which will be covered by gas well impact fees. The commissioners will meet in the Commissioners Board Room at 330 Pine Street at 10am next Thursday.
CAC GIFTED WITH MORE EITC FUNDS
The community Arts Center received another donation as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. The CAC announced the gift from Jersey Shore State Bank. Jim Dougherty says the funds are so appreciated and play a critical role in community outreach initiatives, including our ongoing Educational Series performances. The CAC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pennsylvania College of Technology, get details about them at pct.edu, and find information on performances at the Community Arts Center at caclive.com.
MAN ARRESTED FOR HAVING PROHIBITED TASER
A man from Selinsgrove was charged with possession of a prohibited offensive weapon after witnesses called state police and they found him in his vehicle with a TW-10 stun gun. According to North Central PA dot com, troopers confiscated the taser from 57 year old Harry Grace III, on May 9th along Creek Road in Monroe Township after he told them he thought people were following him. Grace has a preliminary hearing June 23rd.
HAZING SUIT FILED AGAINST MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL, OTHERS
A federal lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. Middle District in Williamsport by one of the victims in the Mount Carmel Area School District hazing case. As reported by the Daily Item, the suit names the district and multiple people for upwards of $1.25 million and claims intentional infliction of negligence and assault and battery. The lawsuit claims three of the accused burning the victim with lit sparklers and punks. Mount Carmel Area School District Solicitor Ed Greco denied comment on the suit.
JUNIOR GAME WARDEN CAMPS FOR KIDS THIS SUMMER
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is holding one-day Junior Game Warden Camps across the Commonwealth, providing those who attend a structured, fun-filled day learning about the career of a Pennsylvania State Game Warden. This summer, youths ages 12 to 15 will spend the day with game wardens, gaining insight into the job and the Game Commission’s mission of managing and protecting the state’s wildlife and habitats while promoting hunting and trapping. Registration can be completed online at pgc.pa.gov
VETERANS CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CANCER SCREENING TOOL
Veterans will soon have a chance to test a new cancer screening tool. The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Health Foundation have partnered with GRAIL, LLC to provide veterans access to a groundbreaking multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL will make its Galleri MCED test available to 10,000 veterans across approximately 10 sites over the next three years. The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center will be one of those sites. Veterans interested in the early cancer detection test and REFLECTION study can ask their primary care provider for more information on how to participate.
Heat 111 Nuggets 108 1-1
NBA Game 3 Wednesday
Denver @ Miami 8:30 PM on ABC
Stanley Cup Final Game 2 Tonight
Panthers vs Golden Knights Vegas leads 1-0
8 PM on TNT
Guardians 2 Twins 1
Pirates 2 Cardinals 1
Phillies 11 Nationals 3
Rays 6 Red Sox 2
Brewers 5 Reds 1
Marlins 7 A’s 5
Blue Jays 6 Mets 4
Angels 2 Astros 1
Royals 2 Rockies 0
White Sox 6 Tigers 2
Rangers 12 Mariners 3
Orioles 8 Giants 3
Braves 8 Diamondbacks 5
Cubs 7 Padres 1
Yankees 4 Dodgers 1
Kyle Busch got the Checkered flag at the Enjoy Illinois 300 followed by Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Kyle Larson, and Martin Truex, Jr., rounded out the top 5.