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Williamsport man charged with attempted homicide

Williamsport, Pa. — A man is in the hospital with a broken back after state police said a man intentionally struck him with a vehicle in early May. Gregory Allen Emerick, 28, of Williamsport intentionally turned his vehicle into the person and struck them near the area of Pinecrest Drive in Eldred Township, according to charges. A dash cam on Emerick’s vehicle was viewed by police, who said the accuser sustained injuries to their left arm and hand, right knee, and right foot, along with...
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Man caught with expired medical card, several packages of marijuana

Williamsport, Pa. —A strong odor of marijuana could be detected as state police troopers spoke with the driver a vehicle with heavy window tint, according to an affidavit. Dominique Adams-Coffey, 31, of Williamsport consented to a search when troopers pulled him over on June 16 near Market Street. Trooper Logan Webb discovered several packages of marijuana on the passenger’s seat with various labels along with an expired medical marijuana card. ...
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Williamsport protests against Roe V. Wade ruling

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Communities across the Commonwealth are protesting the reversal of Roe v. Wade. The demonstrations are aimed at Friday’s ruling by the US Supreme Court which overturns the landmark 1973 decision which gave women the right to choose. Lycoming Women Democrats are making one thing clear. They held a demonstration Friday to […]

Groin kick leads to felony assault charge against woman

Williamsport, Pa. —Watching from their vehicle, officers with the Williamsport Bureau of Police reported observing a car nearly strike another head-on as it traveled on Sheridan Street on June 21.. Officers said they attempted to stop the vehicle as it continued to travel. The driver jerked the wheel with enough force to pull the vehicle over and almost strike a car parked on the side of the road, police said. ...

Evangelical Hospital nurse awarded for serving as role model for coworkers

Lewisburg — Following a nomination from a coworker, nurse Shelby Ruch is the most recent recipient of a DAISY Award from Evangelical Community Hospital. The awards are given to nurses who exemplify clinical expertise and compassionate care. Ruch has been a registered nurse with Evangelical since January of 2017, and her expertise was essential to her nominator, Brittany Smith, who is currently a nursing assistant in the Acute Care Unit. According to Brittany: "I got to follow Shelby around for my nursing internship. The one...

Wanted fugitive discovered hiding underneath bed with two knives

Jersey Shore, Pa. —As police officers with the Tiadaghton Valley Region Police Department spoke with a woman, she motioned with her eyes several times to show where a person was inside her home. Officers asked the woman to step outside of the residence located near the 300 block of Old Route 200 in Jersey Shore and entered the home. As they cleared the residence, officers called out for Todd Aaron Hill, 48, of Williamsport to reveal himself. ...

Bus full of food donations from Rochester delivered in East Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A group traveled from Rochester to East Buffalo to deliver a bus full of food donations on Saturday. Members of the group Uniting and Healing through Hope of Monroe County delivered non-perishable food and personal care items in support of families that have been impacted by the Tops Market mass shooting that happened on May 14 on Jefferson Avenue.

City approves transfer of employees, vehicles, and transit dollars to new authority

Williamsport, Pa. — The Williamsport City council voted to approve the transfer of employee contracts, vehicle titles, and transit money from the city to the newly-formed River Valley Transit Authority. All three resolutions were passed unanimously with a 5-0 vote. All will become effective July 1. This is one of the final steps in the ongoing process to separate River Valley Transit from Williamsport. This process has taken place during...

Lock Haven area events: It’s almost a wrap

LOCK HAVEN, PA – The Lock Haven area has been abuzz (literally) for a few days with multiple activities for participants and spectators alike. Saturday marks the wind-down day for some of those, including the 36th annual Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven and the 40&8 Hooskow carving event along the Renovo Road.

The Sidewalk Chalk Festival returns to Lewisburg this July

Lewisburg, Pa. — Grab a box of chalk and take to the street to transform Lewisburg's sidewalks into an open-air art gallery during the annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival! Artists will be free to draw on Market Street between Second and Fifth Street at any time of the day on Friday, July 8 (rain date is Saturday, July 9). If you want to participate, remember to bring your own chalk! Also,...

Councilman addresses abuse allegations facing Williamsport principal

Williamsport, Pa.— Williamsport Councilmember Adam Yoder addressed the sexual assault allegations against Williamsport High School Principal Roger Freed at Thursday's meeting. Yoder's comments encouraged the community to "be there for the victim," expressed admiration for the victim in coming forward, and encouraged others dealing with abuse to come forward as well. He "went back and forth" on whether to address the reports coming out of the high school, said Yoder. ...

Williamsport City Lions pull off 4-2 win at Catarachos Friday night

Williamsport, Pa. —Tevin Beadle scored two goals and assisted on a third as Williamsport City Lions FC downed Catarachos 4-2 Friday night to snap a road draw streak. Williamsport tallied first when Gabe Leach put a ball directly into the box off a corner. Beadle took the shot, which was stopped, but fell to Will Poirier for the finish. Catarachos leveled at one and two goals, but in each instance, Williamsport was able to respond. Beadle scored in the second half to give Williamsport a two-goal advantage it was able to hold for the finish. Williamsport City Lions FC will be in action this afternoon when the women play NY Magic at 1 p.m. and the men follow with a contest against Allentown II at 3:30 p.m. Both games will be played at Penn College.

Hufnagle Park Kidsburg is now open in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, Pa. — There were a lot of smiles in Lewisburg as a group of kids were some of the first to swing, slide, and climb. After more than a year of construction, Hufnagle Park Kidsburg is now open. "We've been waiting a long time, very patiently, for this...

Bull Run Greenway, Kidsburg, Now Open at Hufnagle Park

LEWISBURG — The latest phase of work is complete at Hufnagle Park, Kidsburg and the Bull Run. A ribbon cutting was held Friday for the Bull Run Greenway Improvement project, that included a floodplain restoration project. The reopening comes on the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Hurricane Agnes flood. A new Kidsburg Playground was also unveiled.

Keystone 11s shut down Montour, 13-0

MONTOURSVILLE, PA – The Keystone 11-year-old all-stars got off to a flying start Friday evening, riding the pitching and hitting of Bryan Rote to a 13-0 District 12 opening round win at Montoursville. Rote proved unhittable on the mound: going all four innings in a 4-inning contest, facing 13...