MOTHER OF TEEN IN RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ADULT CHARGED
The mother of a 16 year old girl was charged with felony corruption of minors after denying to police that her daughter was involved with a 39 year old man who was staying at their home in Coal Township. According to North Central PA dot com, 41 year old Nicole Decker told Children and Youth Services nothing inappropriate was happening between her daughter and David Glatfelter, when they followed up on a tip to ChildLine on March 28th. Following an investigation, including an interview with the teen, a relationship with Glatfelter was revealed. Decker also told police that she didn’t reveal the relationship since she had been threatened by the man in the past and that he carries a firearm. Glatfelter fled the area and was last seen in New York State or Western PA and there is a warrant out for his arrest.
ACCIDENT BLOCKED TRAFFIC ON SOUTHSIDE
There was slow traffic on the South side of Williamsport yesterday afternoon around 5pm when a two vehicle accident shut down the major roadway for about 45 minutes. According to the Sun Gazette, three people were injured when a Subaru Ascent and a pickup crashed around the 300 block of Market Street. Tractor trailers, unable to turn around on the one way street were blocked-in southbound, while authorities diverted traffic onto West Southern Avenue. First responders from UPMC and Duboistown transported two victims to the hospital for minor injuries and one victim was treated at the scene.
SOUTHSIDE BUILDING CAN BE DEMOLISHED
After the owner of a property on the Southside of Williamsport near the Maynard Street Bridge appealed a demolition notice, a judge in Lycoming County ruled in favor of the borough, that the property, including the 3 story Protasio Building at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive, can be demolished. According to the Sun Gazette, Brad Gordner, owner of @Your Convenience store at that nearby location, requested that the court add a condition to the demolition notice for the blighted property, that it remain standing if it can be rehabilitated, but Judge Eric Linhardt would not include the condition and stated the demolition was not unreasonable.
BILL PASSED IN HOUSE TO KEEP MILK HAULERS ON THE ROAD
A new bill has been approved by the PA House, keeping those who haul milk on the road when a travel ban due to weather or a related disaster is in place. According to Senators Judy Ward and Gene Yaw, Senate Bill 153 was introduced after producers and processers of milk had to dispose of milk due to the weather-related commercial vehicle restrictions in place. The legislation calls for a special decal for licensed milk haulers. The bill now goes to the full Senate for consideration.
TWO MEN ARRESTED AFTER KULPMONT FIGHT
Two men got into a fight outside a Kulpmont bar last Thursday and following the altercation, one fled in a vehicle and crashed into parked vehicles Street. According to the News Item, police say 31 year old Christopher Henley of Shamokin allegedly started the altercation with 49 year old Wayne Bryan of Kulpmont, and they fought at the EndZone Bar & Grill until Bryan left the scene in his vehicle and crashed. State Troopers at Stonington responded to the accident and interviewed Bryan who told police the other suspect, Henley, had left. Police investigated and found the man had gone to Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital. Both were arrested with Henley remanded to Northumberland County Jail in lieu of $75,000 straight bail and Bryan released on 50 thousand dollars unsecured bail.
RUNAWAY FROM LATROBE FOUND IN WHITE DEER TWP
A 16 year old young woman who had run away from her Latrobe PA home last weekend, was found by state police in White Deer Township on Sunday. Troopers were on the lookout for the missing girl, when they observed her vehicle along I-80 east in Union County. The missing teen continued to elude police for 15 miles after they identified her until authorities had to lay spike strips on the interstate. She stopped the car before hitting the strips and she was taken into custody. She will face juvenile probation for fleeing and eluding, and was released to the custody of her parents.
FLOODING CLEARED, AREA ROADS REOPEN
The flooding conditions that closed area roads have been cleared on all the affected roadways listed this week, according to Penn DOT. In Northumberland County, Shakespeare Road between Hobbes Road and Purple Heart Highway just reopened yesterday afternoon in East Chillisquaque Township. Portions of Route 61 in and just outside the City of Sunbury that experienced detours this week are also back to normal.
EMERGENCY DRILL SATURDAY AT PENN COLLEGE
Penn College announced they will hold a full-scale emergency management exercise Saturday morning as a learning experience for students and others in emergency management fields. According to the press release, the drill is aligned with U.S. Department of Homeland Security methodology and protocols and will be as close to the real thing as possible, involving realistic elements like sights sounds and the operation of equipment. The public should be aware that this activity will take place 8am til noon May 6th on the Penn College property adjacent to the Bush Campus Center and the campus mall. Details at PCT dot EDU.
Montgomery 17 Bucktail 0
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Troy 8 Wellsboro 6
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