Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 26, 2021

LOCK HAVEN MAN THREATENS MAYOR THERE A Lock Haven man waived his preliminary hearing after being arrested for making terroristic threats toward the mayor of Lock Haven in January.  According to the Record-Online, 56 year old Michael Paul Stoneberg used a pseudonym on Facebook and sent private messages to the Joel Long for Mayor Facebook…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 25, 2021

HEALTH SYSTEM GAVE VACCINATIONS TO EMPLOYEE FAMILY MEMBERS The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reprimanded Geisinger Health system this week for holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics and allowing employees’ eligible family members to receive an inoculation also.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Associated Press informed the Department of Health that the hospital system was holding…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 24, 2021

TRUCK DRIVER ACCUSED OF MURDER DENIED BAIL The man who was extradited from Connecticut for the crimes surrounding the alleged murder of model Rebbeca Landrith earlier this month was denied bail by a Union County District Judge yesterday at his preliminary hearing.  According to the Sun Gazette, police say during the investigation, 28 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 23, 2021

GOP DENIED BY SUPREME COURT The nation’s highest court denied a petition filed by U.S. Representative Mike Kelly, of Butler County, and other Republicans who asked it to settle if Pennsylvania and its General Assembly violated the federal Constitution when it instituted mail-in voting in 2019.  According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The GOP had…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 22, 2021

SUSPECT IN NY WOMAN’S DEATH TO BE EXTRADITED TOMORROW The truck driver who allegedly killed a New York woman and left her body along an exit ramp at I-80 in Union County is being extradited to Pennsylvania and will face a judge tomorrow.  According to the Sun Gazette, 28 year old Tracy Rollins, a truck…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 19, 2021

DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN KILLING OF CHILD IN HER CUSTODY The Clinton County DA is seeking the death penalty against the woman who was the guardian of 9 year old Anson Stover who was found unresponsive in a second floor bathtub of her home with signs of abuse last November.   DA David Strouse filed a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 17, 2021

REGION BRACES FOR MORE SEVERE WEATHER THIS WEEK There are a couple of school delays for continued icy conditions in some areas today, but the county is really bracing for more weather to hit the area late tonight through Friday morning.  The winter storm watch indicates we could see an inch an hour of snow…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 16, 2021

BODY OF ELDERLY WOMAN FOUND NEAR HER RESIDENCE The body of an 82 year old woman who went missing on Monday and was the subject of an endangered person advisory was found just a mile and a half from her home in a wooded area in Lycoming County. According to Montoursville State Police, Nila Ross…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 15, 2021

LOCAL PEOPLE FACE CHARGES IN CAPITOL RIOT Two Lycoming County residents have been charged by the FBI as insurrectionists after evidence shows they took a bus to the US Capitol January 6th and breeched the buildings of the Capitol Complex throughout the day.  According to the Sun Gazette, 45 year old Mark Aungst and a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 11, 2021

MORE SNOW FOR OUR AREAS Plowing and snow removal continue to be top of mind as more snow hits our region causing a few delays for schools today.  According to the Sun Gazette, Williamsport City city codes officials have recently reminded residents of the current ordinance that requires sidewalks, fire hydrants and any storm drains…more »

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