WILLIAMSPORT MAN JAILED FOR ABUSE OF TODDLER
A 19 year old man is being charged with abuse after a toddler in his care was seriously injured in July. According to Penn Live, Johnathan Gerome Fox, of Williamsport is responsible for abdominal injuries of a 15 month old girl after her mother, Faith Murray discovered her acting strangely at their West Third Street apartment the morning of July 14 following the evening before when Fox had watched the girl. She was taken to the ER at UPMC Williamsport and later admitted to Geisinger Medical Center where a pediatric specialist said the injuries to the girl’s liver, spleen, and other internal organs are not accidental. Murray obtained a PFA against Fox on October 18th after a domestic incident and he was taken into custody and charged with strangulation, simple assault, and criminal mischief, after also being charged with endangering the welfare of a child from the incident in July.
LEWISBURG WOMAN INJURED IN I-80 CRASH TUESDAY
A woman from Lewisburg was injured in a four car-crash Tuesday morning that shut down interstate 80 eastbound near the Limestone Exit for over an hour. According to State Police, Pamela Burns was driving one of four vehicles that failed to stop and striking a truck from behind which started a chain reaction accident. Burns’ car burst into flames after the crash, but she was able to escape the wreckage and was transported to Geisinger Medical Center with serious injuries. The other drivers involved were not injured.
KNOEBELS DAY IN PA COULD HAPPEN
Pennsylvanians may be able to celebrate “Knoebels Amusement Resort Day” soon, after a PA lawmakers proposed April 28th for the honor. According to North Central PA dot com, representatives from Columbia, Montour, Schuykill and Northumberland Counties put forth the legislation to set aside a special day to recognize America’s largest free-admission amusement park that has been in operation since 1926. Despite operational challenges over the years with flooding, the park has always bounced back and continues to serve approximately 1.4 million guests who visit each year.
MARCHING BAND PREVIEW CONCERT AT LOCK HAVEN
The annual Lock Haven Marching Band Review concert is coming up Saturday evening, November 11th from 5-7 in the Sloan Auditorium on the Lock Haven campus. According to a press release from the University the free concert will feature the Lock Haven Cheerleaders who will join the band for a performance of three rock and roll classics from Van Halen, Led Zepplin and Chicago. The band has been performing at all the halftime shows during home Bald Eagle football games.
SUNBURY MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER DOMESTIC INCIDENT
A Sunbury man was taken to the Snyder County Prison after a recent domestic incident. According to State police, 34-year-old Adam Tanner was arraigned on terroristic threat charges along with simple assault after he threated to slit the throat of a woman and run her over with the car. Tanner also faces child endangerment charges since the woman’s 1 and 3 year old were nearby in the Monroe Township home. No bail was listed for Tanner.
TWO STEAL FROM EMPLOYER AND DISAPPEAR FROM THE AREA
Williamsport police are looking for two people accused of stealing from their employer who may have left the state. According to North Central PA dot com, Lycomign Regional police say 46 year old Lyle Smith and 44 year old Bobbie Jo Probst, took lottery tickets and cigarettes and haven’t been seen. Police have charged the pair who they say are known around the Jersey Shore and Lock Haven area with theft by unlawful taking and conspiracy to commit theft, and ask that anyone with information call Lycoming Regional Police 570-323-4987.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENTS WORK ON AGREEMENT
After there were complaints about Freeburg Fire Company’s response times to emergencies, members of Freeburg and Fremont fire companies met Sunday which led to the formulation of an agreement to improve service in Washington Township. According to the Daily Item, the township supervisors recently polled Middleburg residents about their preference when it came to fire companies responding to emergencies, and they will now review the agreement, which is designed to dispatch both fire companies to all emergency calls from Summit Road toward Route 35, at the November 14th meeting.
PLANNERS SCRAMBLE TO HIRE REINDEER FOR CHRISTMAS DISPLAYS
Local event planners looking for Christmas reindeer are struggling this year. According to the Daily Item, the discontinuation of Lake Tobias Wildlife Park’s rental service for the animals has caused those holiday events that want to have a live reindeer display to branch out while they seek other ideas. Representatives from the Watsontown Area Business Association said the Winter Wonderland celebration in December will not have the animals this year. Organizers from the Tharptown Christmas Display in Coal Township are still holding out hope they will find other arrangements to have a reindeer display, and the Sunbury Litefest Committee is also searching for a company to help populate their deer pen in Cameron Park, Sunbury.
PIAA D4 HS Soccer Playoffs
Boys Class 3A Selinsgrove 4 Mifflinburg 0
Girls Class 3A Shikellamy 3 Selinsgrove 1
PIAA D4 Boys HS Soccer Championship Today
Class A East Juniata vs Benton @ Balls Mills Complex 6pm
Class 2A Championship
Central Columbia vs Midd-West @ Milton HS 8pm
PIAA D4 Girls HS Soccer Championship Today
Class A S.Williamsport vs Meadowbrook Christian @ Balls Mills Complex 8pm
Class 2A Montoursville vs Central Columbia @ Milton HS 6pm
Girls District II/IV Class 4A Semifinals Today
Williamsport vs Wyoming Valley West @ Wyoming Valley West 6:15pm
World Series Game 5
Texas Rangers 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 0 Texas WINS the Fall Classic 4-1
– The Rangers finished the greatest postseason in their history with an 11-0 record on the road. It helped make them the third team in baseball history to win the World Series within two seasons of losing 100-plus games, joining the 1969 New York Mets and the 1914 Boston Braves.
Hawks 130 Wizards 121
Celtics 155 Pacers 104
Nets 109 Heat 105
Cavaliers 95 Knicks 89
Warriors 102 Kings 101
Lakers 130 Clippers 125
Toronto vs Philadelphia 7pm NBA-TV
NCAA Basketball News
Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Knight passed away Wednesday at his home in Bloomington, Indiana surrounded by family. He was 83. Knight’s career was highlighted by three national titles at Indiana. He became the youngest coach at a Division I school in 1965 when he broke in at Army at 24. But at Indiana, he won a school-record of 661 games and got to the NCAA tournament 24 times in 29 seasons. Knight’s first NCAA title came in 1976 when Indiana went undefeated, a feat no team has accomplished since.
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