WILLIAMSPORT VAPE STORE ROBBED SUNDAY
There was a robbery Sunday in Loyalsock Township and police are investigating. According to the Sun Gazette, a white male claimed to have a firearm while robbing the clerk at a vape shop at 1349 Washington Boulevard at about 6:15pm. State Police were told the suspect was wearing a black jacket and blue jeans and fled on foot in an unknown direction and they are seeking information about the robbery. No word on how much money was stolen, if any. Call State police if you have information about the weekend hold-up.
DUI CHARGES FOR MILTON MAN
A Milton man is facing charges for DUI after police say he was involved in a road rage incident November 8th. According to WBRE, PA State Troopers reported to a call involving two drivers along State Route 254 in Montour County. Police say 20 year old Torrence Hummel was given a field sobriety test and did not pass it. Troopers filed the DUI charges against Hummel in district court.
ONE WMU STILL OPEN FOR BEAR SEASON
Even with the initial bear season over for most hunters, there is an additional season for bear in WMU 4E according to officials from the state Game Commission. WMU4E includes some areas in Union and Snyder County, all of Northumberland and Montour counties, and portions of Columbia, Dauphin, and Schuylkill counties The extra season coincides with the first week of the rifle deer season which is going on now, and goes until next Saturday, December 2nd. The PA Game Commission App can assist hunters in knowing exactly where the border of WMU 4E is, and information is available at pgc.pa.gov.
SALVATION ARMY NEEDING BELL RINGERS, DONATIONS DOWN
The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign has recently kicked off and according to the officials at the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Division they are facing a shortage of volunteer bell ringers and they have also seen a decline in holiday fundraising by 15 percent. The Divisional Commander of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Division, Lt. Colonel Larry Ashcraft, says the funds so generously given are a lifeline of support for those in need throughout the year and individuals and groups such as clubs, church groups, and families are encouraged to volunteer at red kettles, by signing up online. The public is also encouraged to go to the online red kettle page give.salvationarmy.org, or donate by text by sending kettle to 31333. This year’s theme for the Salvation Army is “Love Beyond Christmas”
FATAL FIRE IN MIFFLIN COUNTY
There was a fatal fire Thursday morning at an apartment in Mifflin County. According to WHTM, the three alarm fire brought crews from the Granville Fire Company to 196 South Main Street around 5am and fire officials reported that a firefighter and three others were rescued and hospitalized. One victim of the fire died later at the hospital and was identified by the Mifflin County Coroner as 49 year old resident of the apartment, Shawna Snyder. There are no details about the fire being released at this time, but the state police say the fire marshal is investigating the blaze.
WOMAN STEALS CIGARETTES IN TURBOTVILLE
A West Milton woman was seen on surveillance cameras after she allegedly stole multiple cartons of cigarettes from a local convenience store in Turbotville. According to North Central PA dot com, state police from Milton released the footage from the Turkey Hill store at 4760 Route 54 in order to identify the suspect who stole 431 dollars-worth of the tobacco product, and was able to press charges against the woman. Police say 28 y6ear old Tommie Schooley was the person who allegedly stole the 6 cartons November 10th, and they arrested her and charged her with retail theft.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS AVAILABLE
Daytime grief support group sessions are being offered in Muncy and Lock Haven starting this week for six weeks through UPMC, for those who may have lost a loved one as we approach the holidays. According to North Central Pa dot com, a team of UPMC grief support specialists will host the two groups. In Muncy on Tuesdays from 10 til 11 at UPMC Muncy Place on E Water St, and in Lock Haven at UPMC Haven Place, on Cree Drive, Wednesdays from 1 til 2pm.
WELLSBORO WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL TO BE REDEDICATED
A special ceremony to rededicate the World War II Memorial in Wellsboro, PA will be on Thursday, December 7th, near the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center at 134 Main Street in Wellsboro. According to North Central PA dot com, the outdoor event will be held at 1pm and be led by Tim Cleveland of the Tioga County Veterans Affairs office. The World War II memorial has been renovated over the past year through efforts by the “Lest We Forget” committee who invite you to come honor our Veterans and see the changes that make the Tioga County memorial site more visible and accessible to the community.
South Williamsport defeated Cambria Heights 33-0 Saturday night in the PIAA State Quarterfinals – South now faces the defending state champ, Steelton-Highspire on Friday.
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