Bradford County authorities respond to reported fuel oil spill
SOUTH CREEK TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Bradford County Department of Safety released details on a reported fuel oil spill in South Creek Township. The Bradford County Department of Safety says in a social media post that authorities got a call from a homeowner at about 3:30 p.m. in South Creek Township reporting a […]
Waverly man arrested on burglary, trespassing charges
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WETM) – A Waverly man was arrested on multiple charges after a burglary that took place this morning in Franklin Township. According to Pennsylvania State Police in Bradford County, Timothy Vanhousen, of Waverly, was arrested on one count of burglary, a grade 1 felony, and one count of criminal trespassing, a grade […]
Suspect in Pa. double homicide acknowledges he is under investigation for the crime
WILLIAMSPORT — The man authorities say is a suspect in a Williamsport double homicide acknowledges he is under investigation for that crime. Troy Bennett Bailey Sr., 57, of Williamsport, volunteered that Thursday when he was arraigned on charges that accuse him of using his jailed son’s Social Security number to obtain employment and collect benefits.
Expect pea-sized hail with thunderstorms in Bradford County Wednesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 3:50 p.m. for strong thunderstorms until 4:30 p.m. for Bradford County. Wind gusts of up to 55 mph and pea-sized hail (0.25 inches) are expected. The weather service adds, "If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building." Preparing...
Chemung native, former NASCAR driver Geoff Bodine pens new autobiography on life, career
Some people spend years looking for their purpose in life. Others just naturally slide into their niche. For Geoff Bodine, there was never any doubt. He was born to race...
Bradford County fugitive arrested in Veteran
VETERAN, N.Y. (WETM) — A woman was arrested in Chemung County on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Pennsylvania on Tuesday morning. Malinda S. Conklin, 34, was arrested in the early morning hours of Feb. 27. According to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office, deputies discovered that Conklin was a fugitive from justice after investigating […]
Bradford County man sentenced on assault and drug charges
LACEYVILLE, Pa. (WETM) – A Laceyville man has been sentenced to serve several months in a state correctional facility on multiple charges in connection to an incident that took place in December of 2023 following charges that resulted from an investigation that took place in May of 2023. According to the Bradford County District Attorney’s […]
Police look to identify alleged burglary suspect in Bradford County
ATHENS BOROUGH, BRADFORD COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police in Bradford County are looking to identify a suspect they say was involved in a burglary. According to the Athens Borough Police Department, police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved in a burglary that occurred Saturday, February 24 around 1:00 a.m. The suspect appears to […]
The coldest February in Sullivan County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
One dead after fatal crash in Bradford County
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One man is dead after a fatal vehicle crash in Bradford County, According to Pennsylvania State Police, around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 81-year-old, Warren Strout was driving his vehicle when he crossed over into the westbound lane, went off of the roadway on State Route 414, and […]
Homicide suspect used son’s social security number for employment, government aid
Williamsport, Pa. — A man used his son’s social security number to gain access to employment and government benefits. Troy Bennett Bailey, Sr., 57, took advantage of his son, who is incarcerated in a state correctional institution for a third-degree murder conviction, investigators with the Williamsport Bureau of Police said. Bailey, Sr. was named as the prime suspect in a double homicide in January, and faces sexual assault charges in Lycoming County. ...
Police: Man assaults staff at hotel, steals radio
Williamsport, Pa. — Police located a man in a first-floor hallway of a hotel holding an employee's radio after they were called for an alleged assault. Kyle Laverne Buttorff, 34, smelled of alcohol and the zipper of his pants was pulled down when police found him, Trooper Thomas Spagnuolo said. The front of his pants were wet, "as if he had urinated on himself," police noted. Buttorff was allegedly banging...
Special Ty Beeman fundraiser coming to Sayre
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A special event in honor of a local inspiration is coming to Sayre Saturday. Ty Strong, a fundraiser for Waverly standout athlete Ty Beeman, will be Saturday, March 2 from Noon until 4 PM at Son’s of Italy on Desmond Street in Sayre. Beeman was involved in car accident in December […]
Foster mother accused of abusing autistic child
ANTHONY TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING CO. (WOLF) — A foster mother is accused of abusing a young, nonverbal and autistic child in Lycoming County. According to Pennsylvania State Police, troopers were alerted by the biological mother and stepfather of the possible abuse of their child who was temporarily placed into foster care in Anthony Township between Nov. 2022 and Oct. 2023.
Lady Hornets Finish 8th At District Swim Championships
The Wellsboro Swim Team wrapped up their 2023-24 season at the District IV Championships on Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, February 29 at Williamsport High School. The Girls team finished 8th overall with 103 points while the boys were 15th with 10 points. Senior Madison Robbins swam 27.61 in the...
Remote workers earn chance to live in the PA Wilds
Williamsport and Saint Marys, Pa. — As part of a PA Wilds program, remote workers will get the opportunity to work and live in a new city, exploring all the region has to offer. "The Wilds Are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience," a program that invites remote workers to test out living in the Pennsylvania Wilds, will be held in Williamsport and Saint Marys this year. Participants experience the region and provide feedback about their host communities. ...
Today the gas price is close to $3.65 in Athens as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Discover Williamsport: A Guide to the Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs
In this article, we're exploring three unique pubs in Williamsport. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share your comments below!
Montoursville man dead after UTV crash
MILL CREEK TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— State police say a man died after crashing a utility task vehicle (UTV) in Mill Creek Township. According to state troopers, first responders were called to the area of Burns Road near Firetower Road, Mill Creek Township, for a UTV crash around 10:30 p.m. Officials said a man, later […]
Seventy-five regional nonprofits receive checks at 'Grant Grab'
Williamsport, Pa. — 75 regional nonprofits have earned grant awards from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). On Feb. 7, the FCFP hosted a Grant Grab event where representatives of 75 regional nonprofits gathered in the FCFP Philanthropy Center. Grants totaling $364,036.53 were awarded to the organizations, which cover 11 counties throughout Pennsylvania. During the Grant Grab, representatives spent time chatting with each other, enjoyed coffee and breakfast...