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Man allegedly bites woman’s face, strangles her during argument

South Williamsport, Pa. — A man allegedly bit a woman’s check during an argument on the night of June 23 before officers with the South Williamsport Police Department arrived to check on the woman. Police said the man was visibly shaking when they arrived at the home and he stepped onto the front porch of the home near the 300 block of George Street in South Williamsport. Eric Matthew Berkheiser, 21, told officers he was unsure why they were at the home. ...
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Rt 45 Fatal Accident Update

The Father of a victim in a deadly Centre County hit and run crash continued to question a judge regarding the driver’s story as to why he didn’t stop after hitting the victim. Why did he leave the scene?. That’s been the prevailing question for more than two...
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Tiny town in Pennsylvania hires Timothy Loehmann, the officer who killed Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A tiny town in north central Pennsylvania has hired Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice in 2014. Loehmann was sworn in Tuesday in Tioga, a borough of 700 people near Williamsport. He will be making $18 an hour as the only officer on the force. His hiring was a surprise to many, including Mayor David Wilcox.

Man Wanted in Shamokin Dam, Brought From Puerto Rico

SHAMOKIN DAM – A man wanted for stealing from a dead body in Shamokin Dam several years ago—was located in Puerto Rico, and extradited back to Snyder County. Shamokin Dam police tell us, Jose Hernandez-Thurbhus was working at a motel in Shamokin Dam in 2018, stole a wallet from a dead man in one of the rooms. They say he then racked up about $500 in credit card charges, and then fled to Puerto Rico.

Northern Section of CSVT Project opens to traffic on Thursday

Point Township, Pa. — It will be a moment that many northcentral Pennsylvania residents have long waited for—the opening of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project's Northern Section. Starting Thursday, the northbound lanes will be open. The southbound lanes are expected to open late Friday, according to PennDOT. The Northern Section of the CSVT Project is a $670 million project that spans 13 miles and connects Route 147 south of...

Church extends 'a helping hand,' offers free gas cards

MONTANDON, Pa. — While driving along Main Street in Montandon, it's hard to miss the sign. Free gas is something that's hard to come by, and one woman came to check it out. "Great idea to keep the gas going because you have no idea what's coming next for workers or people looking for jobs. It's going to help out a lot," the woman, whose name is Tammy, said.

Report: Schuyler County Deputy Injured in Weekend Collision

State Police are investigating an accident that happened over the weekend involving a Schuyler County Sheriff’s Deputy. Deputy David Stigers was en route to a domestic incident call in Burdett on Sunday when his patrol car collided with another vehicle on County Road 8. WETM in Elmira reports that Deputy Stigers right foot was broken in the crash and at least three people in the other vehicle that was being driven by Marvin Weaver, of Loganton, Pennsylvania, were treated at Schuyler Hospital for minor injuries and released.

Sunbury 250, “Take a Ride on the Reading” This Weekend

SUNBURY – Tickets still available for historic rail excursions . . . As the Sunbury 250th morphs into Sunbury Celebration Days later this week, promoters said there are still tickets available for a very special event Saturday. Co-chairs of the semiquincentennial – Jody Ocker and Slade Shreck – said...

DCNR cleans up fish passageway along Williamsport Dam

Reprinted from Riverkeeper Reflections of the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association. After a June 10 blog post by the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association with underwater video by Michael Kinney showing a complete debris blockage of a fish passageway alongside the Williamsport Dam on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, DCNR's Tiadaghton office has since cleaned the passageway twice and has shared a more aggressive maintenance plan moving forward.

Celebrating 250 years in Sunbury

SUNBURY, Pa. — Semiquincentennial is a word you don't hear too often, but that's what Sunbury is celebrating this week — its 250th anniversary. "I think it's great. I love what the community is doing. They've put a ton of hard work into this," Brianne Witmer said. Planning...

Millheim Fire Company Fireworks

A Fireworks display in Millheim last night and a way to give back to his community. Dozens of residents gathered behind the Millheim Fire Company for the 20 minute fireworks show. Dave Grubb, the host of this fireworks show, has lived in Millheim for over 40 years and he’s hosted...

Gas Replacement Project in Milton

A gas main replacement project begins this week in Milton. UGI says work begins Thursday along King, Sycamore, Wall and Beaver Streets and will also affect Turbot and Shakespeare Avenues; closures are to be expected through the week, and during the daylight hours Monday through Friday. Work is expected to be finished by September.

Keystone 12s hold off Muncy, move to district title game

BEECH CREEK, PA – It wasn’t easy for the Keystone 12 All-Star team Wednesday evening, but they did enough to hold off a challenge from Muncy, the 5-3 win putting Manager Ben Falls’ squad in the District 12 title game at Little League’s Volunteer Stadium Friday night.

Lock Haven University 2022 Faculty Awards announced

LOCK HAVEN, PA – The Lock Haven University Faculty Awards for 2022 were recently presented to Dr. Jennifer Deitloff, recipient of the Outstanding Service Award, and Marjorie Maddox Hafer, recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Award. To be considered for the Service Award, applicants provided a narrative that detailed the...

Fans get ready for Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— By this time next month, Lycoming County will be gearing up for the 75th Little League World Series. It’s been a long time coming. This is the first year since 2019 that the Little League World Series will welcome back international teams. Eyewitness News came across a lifelong fan who can’t […]