FORMER SUNBURY POLICE CHIEF CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT
Following his retirement after 22 years from the Sunbury Police department last week, Former Sunbury Police Chief Brad Hare has now been charged with felony and misdemeanor theft charges for allegedly stealing almost $7,000 from the Americus Hose Company. According to WNEP, officials at the fire company noticed money missing from the office and installed surveillance on the property. Police say 47 year old Hare was documented on surveillance to be in the building during the times money had gone missing over several months, and Hare allegedly confessed to the crimes when confronted in August. Police say Hare may also have stolen from a video gaming machine. He is free on 15 thousand dollars bail and his preliminary hearing is later in October.
CHILD INJURED BY BEAR WHILE CAMPING AT STATE PARK
A child who was inside a tent at Ricketts Glen State Park was injured by a bear that had wandered into the site. According to North Central PA dot com, the unprovoked attack in Fairmont Township happened when the child, who was camping with scouts and family members, realized a bear had come up upon the outside of the tent and in fear, he swatted at the animal who swatted back, scratching him. The child was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities said the bear was probably drawn to the campsite by unsecured food at other campsites.
UPDATE ON AIDEN WALLACE
The family of Aiden Wallace has asked the Montoursville School District to provide a another message about the recovery of their son, the Montoursville student who fell during a field trip last Wednesday at Jacoby Park. According to the Facebook post, Aiden continues to improve after several successful surgeries and is breathing on his own. The family says they are grateful for the continued prayers and out of consideration for the privacy of the family, they continue to ask that friends wait to visit to the hospital.
MULTIMILLION DOLLAR GIFT FOR NURSING SCHOOL AT CU
Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania (CU) has received its first-ever multimillion-dollar alumni gift that supports the new comprehensive direction of the integrated university. According to the Bloomsburg University Foundation, the $5 million gift from Ed and Julie Breiner, both 1977 graduates of the CU legacy institution Bloomsburg University, will support nursing education at all CU locations—Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, and Clearfield. CU President Bashar W. Hanna said the amazing gift will empower the School of Nursing will provide an affordable, top-tier education and produce exceptional graduates.
MAN CHARGED AFTER DAMAGING NEIGHBOR’S HOUSE
A man from Clinton County who allegedly said his neighbor was harassing him through the internet and bothering him in his mind, caused destructive damage to the man’s property. According to the Sun Gazette, 52 year old Wayne David Hamilton admitted to police that he cut the side of the man’s house on Stoner Lane in Piatt Township and also smashed an internet and cable box there. Lycoming Regional Police say Hamilton caused 9 thousand dollars-worth of damage and was arraigned Monday for felony criminal mischief. He was released on 25 thousand dollars bail.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED IN MONTGOMERY
The boil water advisory has been lifted in Montgomery after a water main break last week near Route 405 and Brouse Road caused them to put the advisory in place . According to Donna Miller at the Montgomery Water Authority, AT this time the water for customers in the community and inside the Montgomery area school district has been deemed safe.
PENNDOT SEEKS PROPOSALS FROM PRIVATE SECTOR
Unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector are being accepted through November 10th. According to the PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships , the submission period applies to PennDOT-owned projects and infrastructure, during which the private sector can submit proposals offering innovative ways to deliver transportation projects across a variety of modes including roads, bridges, rail, aviation, and ports. The public can also apply for non-PennDOT-owned assets directly to the P3 board by going online to PennDOT.PA dot GOV.
SNAP AND EBT CHANGES THIS WEEK
There are some changes to SNAP income and benefit limits, as well as two planned outages for EBT services. According to the PA Department of Human Services has announced that an EBT benefit outage is planned for tomorrow between 3am and 9am so the IT contractor can perform system maintenance. After an evaluation by the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, some SNAP income eligibility standards, as part of the maximum thrifty food plan has changed income limits for this month through September 2024. EBT balances can be checked using the myCOMPASS PA mobile app, found on both Apple and Android devices.
MLB National League Division Series Game 4
Phillies 3 Braves 1 Phillies clinch the series 3-1
American League Championship Series
Rangers vs Astros 8:15 FOX
ALCS GAME 2
Rangers vs Astros 4:37pm FOX/FS1
NLCS GAME 1
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies 8:07 TBS
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies 8:07 TBS
NFL Thursday Night Football
Chiefs 19 Broncos 8
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NY Giants vs Buffalo Bills
NCAA Football Saturday
Indiana @ Michigan
Ohio State @ Purdue
Syracuse @ Florida State
Michigan State @ Rutgers
Temple @ North Texas
UMass @ Penn State 3:30pm
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Wizards 98 Hornets 92
Magic 108 Cavaliers 105
Pistons 128 Thunder 125
Nets 135 Ra’Anana 103
Bulls 133 Nuggets 124
South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
1:30pm pre-race coverage/2:30 green flag racing on the Twin Valley’s Talk Radio Network or WILQ’s HD3