ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
A Danville man is facing charges for flashing a 9mm handgun at driver from New York State in a vehicle along Route 15 in Union County last month. According to North Central PA dot com, the victim told state troopers that he accidentally merged near a F-150 truck driven by 45 year old David Andrew Hess about 3:30pm on March 30th causing Hess to brake check the man and pull the handgun until the victim pulled over. Police say Hess pulled into a gas station in New Columbia and turned around pulling back out onto Route 15 north. During an investigation Hess admitted to showing the gun to the victim who was with his wife and two young children. Hess was charged with felony aggravated assault, terroristic threats, disorderly conduct, and more with bail set at 75 thousand dollars and a preliminary hearing May 23rd.
WATER MAIN BREAK IN WILLIAMSPORT
There was work last night on a water main break on Alvin Avenue in Williamsport just south of Ritchey Street that may or may not affect the water pressure or access to water in the area today. According to the Sun Gazette, a section of the street was dug to do an evaluation of the extent of damage in the 6 inch cast iron pipe, how long a repair would take and if there would be loss of water use at all. The decision was based on whether the problem was a circular break or a crack since a crack would take many more hours to repair. Watch for a section of the street around the road work to be closed if work continues today.
HAZMAT TRAINING AT UPMC WILLIAMSPORT
Training for HAZMAT and mass casualty response will be taking place this morning at UPMC Williamsport at 700 High Street. According to North Central Pa dot com, hospital officials want to reinforce that the emergency preparedness planning, which involves setting up tents and other equipment, is only training and the community should not be alarmed. Watch for UPMC and Susquehanna Regional EMS to be in the 699 Parking lot near the Emergency area from 7am through 5pm today.
EAGLE WATCH AT LITTLE PINE STATE PARK SATURDAY
The public is invited to watch bald eagles this Saturday at the Eagle Watch at Little Pine State Park. According to the Lock Haven Express binoculars and a spotting scope will be provided to observe some of the eagles that make their home in Little Pine Creek Valley. All children must be accompanied by an adult to participate. Those interested should meet Saturday at the Eagle Watch at 4205 Little Pine Creek Road in Waterville at 9:30am.
WOMAN CHARGED FOR TWO SPITTING INCIDENTS
A woman from Milton was arrested on March 13th for spitting on a state trooper during a domestic incident in Kelly Township, and during her booking at the prison facility, she allegedly spit on a corrections officer and received more charges. According to North Central PA dot com, 37 year old Kimberly Mae Dieffenderfer had previously been charged with disorderly conduct, harassment, DUI and more, but now faces felony aggravated assault by a prisoner, and a judge has set bail at five thousand dollars. She remains incarcerated at Northumberland County Prison.
THREE SELINSGROVE COUNCIL MEMBERS RESIGN
Three Selinsgrove council members have submitted individual letters stating their intent to resign after they feel they have had to endure an uncomfortable and unprofessional environment on the council. Separate letters from Council President Marvin Rudnitsky, and council members Sara Lauver and Christopher Kalcich were submitted to borough Solicitor Robert Cravitz just before last Monday’s public meeting. According to the Daily Item, Vice President Richard Mease and council members Bobbie Owens, Scott Frost and Sara Maul remain and some have only speculated as to why the three left all at once.
SENATOR BOB CASEY TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION
Democratic US Senator, Bob Casey announced his bid for reelection Monday, a successful run would mean his fourth term in office. According to a press release, Casey points to the successful landmark legislation that has come about in the Democratic controlled Congress, like spending on infrastructure, reinvigorating the domestic semiconductor industry, subsidizing hydrogen fuel plants and lowering drug costs for Medicare recipients. Casey aligns with labor unions and President Biden. He turns 63 this week.
CUTTERS TO CELEBRATE THE POTATO CAPER
Williamsport Crosscutters celebrated the Great Potato Caper last year by inviting the man responsible, Dave Bresnahan, back for the 35th anniversary of the trick that got him kicked out of the league, but secured his place in baseball history. Now the Cutters will spend some of this season wearing the new and specially designed jerseys and hats assuming the identity of the Potato Capers for all six of the Friday night home games, in honor of Bresnahan’s throw of a peeled potato during the game instead of a baseball. Watch crosscutters.com for a full promotional schedule to be released at the end of the month.
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