45-Year-Old U.S. Shopping Mall Closing Property Sale; Early Plans Include Partial Conversion to Housing and Senior CareJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Winter storm alert: Central Pennsylvania to experience heavy snowfallBe HappyNewsBreak Contributor
PA's Lycoming Mall Closes for Good, but Still has a FutureBethany LathamNewsBreak Contributor
45-Year-Old U.S. Shopping Mall Permanently Closed This Week Planned For Residential and Commercial RedevelopmentJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
PSP DUI checkpoints result in eight arrests
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — State police conducted sobriety checkpoints over the weekend that resulted in eight people’s arrests for various DUI violations. According to Pennsylvania State Police, starting March 17 at 10:00 p.m. until March 18 at 3:00 a.m. troopers conducted DUI checkpoints on various roadways in Northumberland County. Police say the checkpoints resulted in […]
Evangelical Hospital Emergency Department on ‘Divert’ Status
LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital says they’ve seen an increase in admitted patients recently, leading to its Emergency Department to be on ‘divert status,’ meaning ambulances are sent elsewhere. President and CEO Kendra Aucker said in a statement Monday, the Emergency Department has been on divert...
Stabbing suspect located at local bar
Williamsport, Pa. — A local man accused of stabbing and strangling a family member Tuesday morning was taken into custody by detectives who found him at a local bar. Detectives with the Lycoming Regional Police Department located Alex Gary Morgan, 30, of Williamsport at Kelly’s Grill on W. Fourth Street on March 21 after investigating an assault, police said. Morgan allegedly punched a 51-year-old relative in the face, breaking his glasses in the process, according to a release from investigators. ...
Preparations for Dyngus Day festivities well-underway in East Buffalo
While we’re just under three weeks away from 2023 Dyngus Day festivities on April 10, preparations have been well-underway for one of the biggest parades and festivals in Western New York. Read more here:
State Police Say Joint Investigation Leads to Two Drug Arrests
MILTON – Not too many details on the crimes committed are out yet, but state police in Northumberland County say they worked with police in Montour County on a drug bust. Arrested were Jacqueline Brosius of Danville and Joel Depaolo of Bloomsburg, they say they’re charged with numerous drug delivery and theft charges.
Little coverage, no body | Why the disappearance of Centre County's Dawn Miller may already be solved
She's described as a slight 5'4" with long dark brown hair and brown eyes. Miller had a slight speech impediment and overlapping front teeth. Dawn's mother, Sandy Northern, says her daughter was a quiet, shy little girl who turned into a beautiful young lady that is difficult to describe in just a few words.
Two teens allegedly shot through a house window
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY(WBRE/WYOU)— Two teens are charged after police say they shot through a window of a home in Lycoming County. According to the criminal complaint, officers were dispatched to the block of Lila Lane in Williamsport for shots fired into a home. When police arrived at the scene they saw several bullet holes through […]
Flames from burn pit spread to garage
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Springtime is when Pennsylvania is at its greatest risk of wildfires, and a fire in Northumberland County Tuesday afternoon proves why. Officials in East Cameron Township near Shamokin say homeowners had a fire going in their burn pit. Ashes from the pit blew over to...
Man charged after punching cop, head-butting brick wall
Williamsport, Pa. — When state troopers tried to stop a man with a metal plate in his head from head-butting a brick wall, he allegedly turned around and punched a trooper in the face. Police had been set to let Joshua Allen Smith, 33, go with just a citation for a fight with an 80-year-old relative at his home, but ended up taking him into custody after he got belligerent with the officers. ...
Union County EMA Hosting Hazardous Waste Collection
LEWISBURG – Union County residents have the chance to dispose of hazardous materials this weekend at no cost to them. Union County EMA says they’re hosting a hazardous materials waste collection event this Friday and Saturday at Silvermoon Flea Market in Lewisburg. Michelle Dietrich, Union County EMA Director...
Geisinger behavioral health center coming to Montour County
MONTOUR COUNTY, Pa. — Geisinger originally hoped to open the facility in Danville, but the borough rejected the plans. Now, the healthcare system is looking at a property in Mahoning Township owned by the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius. The proposed Geisinger behavioral health center would hold 96...
Man pays for $1,300 of propane with bad checks: Police
New Columbia, Pa. — Police say a man received 395 gallons of propane but had insufficient funds to cover the amount he ordered. David Lenhart, 35, of New Columbia, wrote a bad check for $889 on Dec. 21 to Beco Propane of Mifflinburg, according to state police at Milton. Lenhart then ordered an additional 100 gallons of propane knowing he did not have the money to pay for it. The total amount of fuel taken was worth $1,382, Trooper Casey Ward said. Charges of bad checks and theft by deception are pending.
Fire deemed arson, former owner faces multiple charges
COAL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he set his former home on fire in January. According to the Coal Township Police Department, on January 30 firefighters were called to a reported house fire in the 950 block of West Holly Street. The fire was deemed suspicious […]
Teen charged for allegedly selling drugs
Selinsgrove, Pa. — An 18-year-old who was suspended from school for being under the influence of drugs also was charged for allegedly selling drugs. Javon Ralik Jordan, of Selinsgrove, was charged after Snyder County probation officers visited him on Feb. 8 at his home on North Old Trail and found evidence of drug sales. Probation had received word that Selinsgrove Area School District had suspended Jordan two days prior for being under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, and benzodiazepines, according to Snyder County District Attorney's...
UPDATE: Accident at Routes 11&15 Split Cleared
UPDATE: As of 12:13 p.m. Monday, PennDOT says all lane restrictions are lifted, and the accident has been cleared. Montoursville, PA – Motorists are advised of a lane restriction on Route 11 southbound just south of the Route 11 / Route 15 split in Monroe Township, Snyder County, due to a vehicle crash.
Williamsport area student Ivy League bound
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Musicians can spend years honing their skills as they learn new instruments, but not many musicians pick up three instruments, and musician is just one of many titles that this week’s Here’s to You Kid from Williamsport Area High School can claim. Ben Manetta has been a prominent volunteer and […]
Local researcher starts genealogy business with focus on area history
Lindsay Harner's love for genealogy led her to start an ancestry business focused on Central Pa. — and now she's offering up her expertise in a free talk. Harner, a professional genealogist, will present a free program at the Lycoming County Genealogical Society at 1 p.m.on Saturday, March 25, in the community room at the Lycoming County Historical Society in Williamsport. In her talk “Finding Parents Using Indirect Evidence: A...
Bucknell names John Griffin new coach
John Griffin is returning to Bucknell as an alumnus and now the new head coach of the Bison. Bucknell named
We’re Going on an Easter Egg (Bunny) Hunt!
Boys and girls, you’re about to behold a sight so fluffy, so delightful, so utterly adorable, that I urge those of you who are easily tickled or prone to the giggles to look the other way — but if you are still here, step right up, everyone has a chance to win a prize!
Pennsylvania SPCA locations to waive dog adoption fees for one day
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – The Pennsylvania SPCA (PSPCA) is set to waive adoption fees on all dogs in Lancaster, Danville, and Philadelphia. The SPCA says that their shelters are at “critical levels” and dogs are having longer stays. The adoption event will take place at the PSPCA...
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