CITY MAN ARRESTED FOR DEALING CRACK
Police arrested a Williamsport man after a police informant purchased drugs from him and officers conducted a raid at the same location the next day. According to North Central PA dot com, 32 year old Domineek Quantal Carter was found November 20th to have crack cocaine and marked bills from the informant’s purchase inside the home on Green Street. Police took Carter into custody and charged him with felony possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. He is in Lycoming County Prison in lieu of 75 thousand dollar monetary bail.
WOMAN ON PROBATION CHARGED WITH TERRORISTIC THREATS
A Lock Haven woman who was hiding in an apartment from probation officers looking for her in early November was charged with assault, evading arrest and terroristic threats after she called out the names of the officers and threatened their family members as they took her into custody. According to Lock Haven Police, 19 year old Kadeja Nichelle Henry had been charged with theft earlier in 2023, but was free on bail. She was most recently released on 5 thousand dollar unsecured bail from the November 6th resisting arrest, and escape charges.
YAW AWARDED WITH NATURAL GAS ADVOCATE AWARD
The Marcellus Shale Coalition selected State Sen. Gene Yaw as the recipient of the “Shale Gas Advocate Award” at a ceremony this week. Yaw was recognized for his leadership and contributions in advocating for the use of Pennsylvania’s natural gas resources. Instrumental in implementing the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee, known as Act 13, the Senator helped to generate more than $2.5 billion in tax revenue to support county and local governments. Officials from Marcellus Shale said Yaw’s efforts help Pennsylvania achieve historic improvements in its environmental, conservation and energy security efforts.
TWO DORMS TO BE DEMOLISHED AT CU-LOCK HAVEN
With no official plans reported for the space, Commonwealth University Lock Haven is planning to tear down two on-campus dormitories. According to the Lock Haven Express, High Hall and McEntire Hall are the two structures to be demolished after the former University Board of Trustees conducted a feasibility study about the fate of the dorms, and concluded the price to renovate the buildings would be too expensive. The demolition should be complete by August of 2024 according to officials at CU-Lock Haven.
POLICE SEEKING MAN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
There is a felony warrant out for the arrest of a Williamsport man most recently accused of aggravated indecent assault. According to North Central PA dot com, 32 year old Mubarik Abdul Graves was charged with aggravated indecent sexual assault without consent and other similar charges. Lycoming Regional Police detectives are asking the public for help in finding Graves who is also wanted in Woodward Township from a host of charges earlier in 2023. If you have information, call police at 570-323-4987 ext. 466.
BERWICK MAN ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING AN OFFICER
A man from Columbia County was stopped in Adams County, PA for speeding and then for impersonating a police officer once officers searched his car and found a gun without a serial number, a handcuff key, and other items. State Police say 55-year-old Johnny Jackson from Berwick was arrested last Friday and taken to Adams County Prison. He was charged with possession of a prohibited firearm, impersonating a public servant, improper use of emergency lights, exceeding the max speed limit, and more.
RENOVO WOMAN FACES CHARGES FROM WRITING BAD CHECKS
A Renovo woman who wrote bad checks in September of 2022 is now facing felony and misdemeanor charges from Lycoming Regional Police. According to the Sun Gazette, 49 year old Mary Mansfield wrote two bad checks totaling almost two thousand dollars to a Jersey Shore meat supplier that was to be used for the former Tilda’s restaurant in Renovo. The owner of the business claims his loss is more than twice the aforementioned amount. Mansfield waived her preliminary hearing and is free on 15 thousand dollars bail.
CANTON TEACHER PROVIDES DONATED MOBILE LIBRARY
A mobile library has been donated to the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport thanks to an English teacher from Canton High School who spearheaded the effort. Mrs. Kaylin Essick, partnered with Susquehanna Health Foundation to raise money for books and a special book cart to make a mobile library. Mrs Essick says when patients are facing the challenge of cancer and chemotherapy, the ability to escape into a good book is so helpful. The public is invited to purchase and donate new books for the mobile library by searching Amazon’s wish list feature for “Kalyn Essick’s donation to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center”
PIAA HS Football State Semifinals Friday 7pm
Class A Steelton Highspire vs South Williamsport @ Shamokin HS
Double A Southern Columbia vs Dunmore @ Harman-Geist Mem. Field, Hazelton
Quad A Aliquippa vs Selinsgrove @ Central Cambria HS
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76ers vs Celtics 7:30pm ESPN
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Penguins vs Lightning 7pm
Devils vs Flyers 7pm
NY Islanders vs Hurricanes 7:30pm Hulu/ESPN+
NASCAR announced two new partners and streaming elements to a seven-year media rights deal worth $7.7 billion yesterday that will run from 2025 through the 2031 season. NASCAR president Steve Phelps said the Cup Series will keep existing partners Fox Sports and NBC, while Warner Bros. Discovery and Amazon have joined the package.