Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 22, 2021

HARRISBURG WOMAN CHARGED WITH STEALING LAPTOP RELEASED TO CUSTODY OF HER MOTHER The Pennsylvania woman who was charged with stealing a laptop from the US Capitol during the January 6th riots in Washington DC was released from prison into the custody of her mother late yesterday until her court appearance in federal court Monday. According…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 21, 2021

LOCAL LEADERS REACTION TO INAUGURATION DAY Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf attended the Inauguration Ceremony of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington DC yesterday and released a statement after the event saying it was more a solemn occasion that normal but that he was honored to be there and that it’s time…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 20, 2021

SNYDER COUNTY DA SEEKING DEATH PENALTY A Paxinos man charged with killing his estranged ex-wife  and her friend outside Buffalo Wild Wings Mifflinburg may face the death penalty after the Snyder County’s District Attorney filed a notice of intent yesterday.  55-year-old Christopher Fernanders faces two counts of first degree murder, illegal possession of a firearm,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 19, 2020

MOTHER ACCUSED OF STABBING INFANT INCARCERATED The investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding the case of 22 year old Corrie Cowlay-Saunders, of Adams St., who was charged with criminal homicide and attempted homicide for stabbing her 5 month-old infant and  the baby’s father.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Lycoming County Coroner has completed the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 18, 2021

NEW RESTAURANT BEING BROUGHT TO GOLDEN STRIP NEXT YEAR The land where the former Ruby Tuesday’s was located in Loyalsock TownShip is expected to be the new location for a soon to be built Texas Roadhouse Restaurant.  At this time, according to the Sun Gazette, the township supervisors have yet to review and approve the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 15, 2020

NATIONAL GUARD AT THE CAPITOL AND IN THE COMMONWEALTH About 1000 members of the PA National Guard have been sent to Washington DC to assist with security measures in the Nation’s Capital ahead of President elect Joe Bidens’ inauguration, but according to Governor Tom Wolf, about 450 more members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 14, 2021

NO INJURIES IN BARN FIRE There were no injuries reported after a family’s barn caught fire yesterday morning in Cascade Township. According to the Sun Gazette, the owner of the Rose Valley Road home said she awoke to the dog barking early Wednesday and then saw the glow of the fire on the property.   The…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 13, 2021

MUNCY BOROUGH FACES POTENTIAL WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWSUIT A lawsuit is pending and concerns have been raised in Muncy Borough about whether the public is being properly notified about council’s public business.  According to the Sun Gazette, a dispute began over a snow removal disagreement  via text December 16th between borough manager Dennis Holt and Council…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 12, 2021

PA LAWMAKERS ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF IMPEACHMENT DEBATE Two Pennsylvania lawmakers are split on the decision to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump in a vote today on the resolution.  According to the Sun Gazette, Representative Fred Keller a Republican from Kreamer is in strong opposition to the Democrats plan saying impeachment will sow a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 11, 2021

PA LAWMAKER JOINS BIPARTISAN MOVE TO REQUEST TRUMPS RESIGNATION Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey was on the Sunday news shows supporting an increasingly bipartisan move to call for President Trump to resign from his position as President of the United States.  Toomey’s words, along with those Republicans from Alaska and Missouri who are calling for Trumps…more »

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