FATAL ACCIDENT IN LIVERPOOL TOWNSHIP
A Liverpool man was killed as he attempted to cross Route 11/15 on foot just before 4pm Saturday . According to North Central PA dot com, 59 year old Robert C. Reish successfully crossed the southbound lanes of the highway near 100 Old Trail Road in Liverpool Township, but state Troopers said as he tried to cross the northbound lanes, he was struck by a pickup truck. First responders and EMS responded and closed the northbound side of the highway for several hours. Reish was pronounced dead at the scene by the Perry County Coroner.
POLICE RESPOND TO BREAK-IN IN DUBOISTOWN
After responding to an alleged burglary attempt in the 200 block of Edgewood Avenue in DuBoistown, South Williamsport police are seeking any surveillance footage residents may have in the area around 7:30pm Saturday. According to the Sun Gazette, police are seeking video footage around the area of Edgewood or Cochran Avenues at the time surrounding the call. Officers surrounded the home after being called for the break-in, which according to scanner reports, was called in by the homeowner watching live camera footage of their property, but the suspect fled. Police closed roads around the area as they investigated the crime. If you have information call South Williamsport Police, 570-327-8152.
FORMER TREASURER SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS PROBATION
A New-Columbia woman who pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during her time as White Deer Township Volunteer Fire Company treasurer avoided jail time but was sentenced Thursday to ten years’ probation with her initial sentence being served under house arrest. According to the Standard Journal, Leanna Fisher admitted to stealing 377 thousand dollars from the fire department and has agreed to never again hold position of financial responsibility over any individual or entity. Fischer is also required to pay a balance of her 177 thousand dollars in restitution by Monday.
JERSEY SHORE WILL PLAY FOOTBALL TONIGHT IN MAX’S HONOR
The Jersey Shore community leads the region in mourning the loss of Max Engel the senior football player who passed away Friday. There is an outpouring of love and support evident for the Jersey Shore football player who collapsed during the game against Selinsgrove September 8th. The Jersey Shore Shikellamy football game set to go on tonight, after the School District released a statement on social media saying the team made the decision wanted to play tonight in Max’s honor. Gates will open at Jersey Shore at 5:45pm for students and staff, general admission at 6pm and students grades K-8 are asked to be accompanied by an adult. To inquire about remaining reserved tickets available, call the Athletic office beginning at 8am today. The family also shared online, their appreciation for the support the community has shown them during this difficult time.
MIFFLINBURG MAN CAUSES STAND OFF WITH POLICE
A Mifflinburg man, wanted on various charges, led Mifflinburg Police on a chase before pulling two guns on officers last Sunday. According to the Standard Journal, 33-year-old Timothy Bungart Jr. was arrested following the incident September 10th on Chestnut Street, which involved more than7 law enforcement agencies. Police say they were involved in a standoff with Bungart for about 20 minutes. He is now in jail in lieu of $200,000 and facing multiple felony charges, including aggravated assault of a police officer and terroristic threats.
HORSHAM MAN CHARGED WITH TRANSPORTING TRACTORS
A man from Horsham was in federal court in Williamsport after he was charged with allegedly hauling stolen tractors across state lines. According to North Central PA dot com, 64 year old Joseph John Waldron plead guilty to interstate transportation of stolen goods after police say he hauled a Kubota, backhoe and excavator, and a John Deere tractor between August and December 2021. The equipment had a value of about 137 thousand dollars. Waldron could be sentenced up to 10 years in prison.
PA VETERAN’S TREATMENT COURT TO EXPAND
The Pennsylvania Courts have announced the establishment of a Regional Veterans Treatment Court which will add coverage for more underserved central Pennsylvania counties. The Court is anticipated to begin proceedings in early 2024. Currently, Blair, Clinton, Centre and Mifflin counties host treatment courts within their judicial districts – and among them, only Clinton County has an existing veterans court program. The new Regional Veterans Court will include Huntingdon, Perry, Juniata and Clearfield counties and will expand the veterans treatment court network to cover 32 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties. Pennsylvania currently has 25 county Veterans Court programs, the first of which opened in Lackawanna County in Nov. 2009.
ROAD SURFACING IN UNION COUNTY THIS WEEK
Road resurfacing will continue on Route 15 in White Deer Township, Union County. The project, which continues this week, extends from Interstate 80 to White Deer Township in both directions with single lane restrictions.. Paving is anticipated to be completed by October. You can check road conditions online before you leave at 511PA dot com – Pennsylvania’s official travel information service.
Falcons 25 Packers 24
Bills 38 Raiders 10
Ravens 27 Bengals 24
Seahawks 37 Lions 31
Titans 27 Chargers 24
Buccaneers 27 Bears 17
Chiefs 17 Jaguars 9
Colts 31 Texans 20
49ers 30 Rams 23
Giants 31 Cardinals 28
Cowboys 30 Jets 10
Commanders 35 Broncos 33
Dolphins 24 Patriots 17
Saints vs Panthers @Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte 7:15 ESPN
Browns vs Steelers @Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh 8:15pm ABC
PIAA HS Football tonight
Shikellamy vs Jersey Shor e 7:05pm
Guardians 9 Rangers 2
Orioles 5 Rays 4
Pirates 3 Yankees 2
Blue Jays 3 Red Sox 2
Marlins 16 Braves 2
Mets 8 Reds 4
Astros 7 Royals 1
Twins 4 White Sox 0
Nationals 2 Brewers 1
Cardinals 6 Phillies 5
Giants 11 Rockies 10
Tigers 5 Angels 3
Padres 10 A’s 1
Dodgers 6 Mariners 1
Diamondbacks 6 Cubs 2
Denny Hamlin collected the checkered flag at Bristol’s Saturday night Race followed by
Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell, Chris Buescher and Ty Gibbs rounding out the top 5.
* Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick were both eliminated from title contention as both NASCAR champions failed to advance out of the first round.
* Logano became the first reigning champion eliminated in the first round when he crashed early in the third stage and finished 34th.