MOTHER ARRESTED FOR THREATS TOWARD SON
A young mother was arrested Sunday evening after she slapped and threatened to kill her 13 year old son while she was holding an infant in her arms. According to the Standard Journal, police say they saw videos that were recorded by the son of 35 year old Krystal Markley from Mount Carmel that were evidence of the threats. A criminal complaint was filed against Markley who police say was visibly intoxicated before a breath test revealed that her blood alcohol level was point 1 9 2. She was arraigned Sunday for endangering the welfare of children, terroristic threats and simple assault and was jailed in lieu of 20 thousand dollars bail. Her preliminary hearing is December 13th.
ACCESSIBILITY SETTLEMENT TO BE DISCUSSED IN MUNCY
A proposed settlement agreement over accessibility will be discussed this month by the Muncy Borough Council with the U.S. Attorney General in the Middle District and its Civil Rights coordinator. According to the Sun Gazette, the agreement was reached at the end of November, but it does not include the interior of the building on North Washington Street. The issue came up following an investigation into borough buildings and accessibility needs by the justice department, and council will meet Thursday December 21st to discuss both sides of the settlement.
PENNDOT WORKING IN RALPHO TOWNSHIP TODAY
There is a lane restriction today on the Reading Turnpike in Ralpho Township for bridge maintenance. According to PennDOT, the maintenance work will be performed South of Paxinos, in Northumberland County on the bridge that carries the Reading Turnpike over the Shamokin Creek. Motorists can expect single lane conditions with flagging today through 3:00 PM. No official detour will be in place, but drivers can seek alternate routes if possible. Find driving conditions online for the entire state at 511PA dot com.
PIG RESCUED IN PHILADELPHIA NEEDS FOREVER HOME
A Philadelphia Animal Care Control Team has rescued a pig found wandering the streets of the city, took him in, named him Snoop Hogg, gave him medical treatment and is now looking for a forever home for their foster “office pig”. According to North Central PA dot com, Snoop Hogg was taken in when found with mange and an eye issue, but is now healthy and enjoying a social-life. According to The Sanctuary PA dot org, they are looking for a family to adopt the pig who will grow to around 100-pounds, to ideally be an indoor pig with a fenced in yard. Anyone interested in talking about adopting can email “dog adoptions” @ the sanctuary PA dot org.
UP TO 90 MONTHS OR MORE IN PRISON FOR DANVILLE MAN
A man from Mount Carmel pleaded guilty Monday to felony aggravated assault from a stabbing in January of 2022. According to the Daily Item, police say 45-year-old Adam Danaher allegedly got into an argument with the victim at a convenience store where the man suffered the stabbing in the torso before he drove himself to the hospital upon realizing he was injured. Police followed a blood trail to an address on North Beech Street where Danaher lived, and later took him into custody. Danaher could face up to 90 months in prison or more if the Northumberland County Assistant District Attorney adds to the prosecution, a deadly weapon enhancement.
CASH STOLEN FROM PURSE LEFT IN CART
A Lewisburg Walmart employee has been accused of stealing money from a customer’s purse October 24th. According to North Central PA dot com, a customer realized she left her purse in a cart in the morning and returned in the evening to retrieve it. State police at Milton say after the customer reported that 82 dollars was missing, they pulled surveillance footage which showed 25 year old Andrew James Ely of Winfield handling the purse near the cart corral and then returning it to customer service. A manager for asset protection for Walmart said no one else was seen near the bag during the whole incident. Ely’s preliminary hearing is December 21st.
MONTOURSVILLE TREE-LIGHTING CANCELLED
The Montoursville Recreation Board has been forced to cancel the tree-lighting ceremony this year after liability related issues became apparent too late to correct before the event. According to the Montoursville Mayor, Steve Bagwell’s Facebook post, even though the cancellation is disappointing, it has shown that there is a potential committee of people willing to make a Christmastime tree-lighting in Montoursville a permanent, annual event. The page also shows that the Christmas tree at the Hutchinson property has been lit for the season.
WINTER ENROLLMENT NEXT WEEK AT THE COLLECTIVE
The Uptown Music Collective’s winter enrollment week begins next Monday December 11th through Friday the 15th. According to the Assistant Executive Director of the Collective, no experience is necessary for those who want to enroll for in-person and virtual private lessons on guitar, vocals, bass, keyboards, and drums. The Winter Semester begins on Jan. 8, 2024, and will run for 15 weeks.
Local adults are also encouraged to enroll in the Adult Music Program, specifically designed with adult students in mind. More information online at www.uptownmusic.org.
PIAA HS Basketball
Sullivan County 54 Benton 31
Mifflinburg 74 Milton 44
Montgomery 64 CMVT 35
Mifflin County 67 Shikellamy 51
Mifflinburg 5 Lewisburg 0
Mifflinburg 5 Lewisburg 0
Cowanesque Valley 37 Athens 26
Troy 59 NE Bradford 43
Milton 43 Selinsgrove 34
Wellsboro 35 NP Mansfield 20
Towanda 44 Sayre 34
Shikellamy 44 Shamokin 42
Norry Christian 40 S. Williamsport 27
Montgomery 49 CMVT 9
State College 60 Loyalsock 58 (OT)
NBA In-Season Tournament Quarterfinals
Lakers 106 Suns 103
Bucks 146 Knicks 122
Pacers & Bucks, Pelicans & Lakers head to the NBA In-Season Tournament Semi-finals Thursday
76ers vs Wizard 7pm
Nets vs Hawks 7:30pm
Hornets vs Bulls 8pm
Senators 6 Rangers 2
Red Wings 5 Sabres 3
Sharks 5 Islanders 4
Devils 6 Canucks 5
Pittsbugh @ Tampa Bay 7pm
Dallas @ Florida 7pm TNT
Vegas @ St Louis 9pm
Carolina @ Edmonton 9:30pm TNT
NFL Thursday Night Football
New England Patriots vs Pittsburgh Steelers 8:15 Prime Video