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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

EXPLOSION SENDS DANVILLE WOMAN TO HOSPITAL The Sunbury Daily Item reported a Danville woman went to the hospital after suffering injuries from an explosion at a welding shop yesterday afternoon in Mahoning Township.  According to Mahoning Township Police Chief Fred Dyroff, the explosion happened when Kathy Snyder was welding a diesel tank around 2pm. KRAYNAK…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

SENATOR YAW SUPPORTING FIREFIGHTERS  A bill establishing statewide uniform requirements restricting the use of “Class B” firefighting foams containing added (PFAS) for training purposes and testing … was approved today by the full Senate, according to prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw, Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. According to Senator Yaw, “Firefighters…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

MONTOURSVILLE AREA  HOME HIT BY FIRE Several volunteer fire companies, along with city fireman, battled a two alarm blaze that was engulfing a home on Jerry Lane, off of Heilman Road, North of Route 864 in Upper Fairfield Township yesterday afternoon.  The fire was reportedly called in by a neighbor.  When the fire crews arrived…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

WILLIAMSPORT CODES AND CITY POLICE PATROL DIVISION REMAIN The Williamsport City Bureau of Codes and City Police Patrol Division are the two departments that remain in condemned City Hall. Mayor Derek Slaughter reported yesterday that he would ask for a brief extension. A target date of Monday was set two weeks ago by the codes…

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