BODY FOUND ON I-80 IDENTIFIED
The body discovered on Friday morning on Creek Road in Liberty Township, Montour County has been identified. According to the Daily Item, Montour County Coroner Scott Lynn released limited information after the autopsy was performed on Saturday, saying the body is 19-year-old Kevin Cragle from the Williamsport area. No further details were released. On Friday afternoon during the Montour County Coroner investigation, traffic was stopped along Mexico Road, Follmer Road and Creek Road and Interstate 80 eastbound was backed up for miles until after 4 pm when I- 80 was reopened.
BOMB THREAT AT LOCAL SYNAGOGUE
Late Friday afternoon, a bomb threat to Congregation Beth-El on Arch Street in Sunbury brought multiple police agencies into the city. According to the Daily Item, the emailed threat was deemed credible by Sunbury City Police. According to reports, blocks around the synagogue were evacuated around 5pm and then at 7pm a bomb sniffing dog was dispatched from the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. No threats were found and all residents were able to return to their homes. There were no injuries reported.
EMAIL THREAT SENT TO SUPERINTENDENT
A woman has been charged with terroristic threats and disorderly conduct after police say she threatened to bring a gun into a Selinsgrove Area School District building. According to the Daily Item, 49-year-old Theresa Moscarelli faces the charges including the two misdemeanors after she allegedly sent two emails containing threats to district superintendent Frank Jankowski in August. Her preliminary hearing is coming up November 13th.
QUEEN RESULTS AT RENOVO FOLIAGE FESTIVAL
The 74th Flaming Foliage Festival was this last weekend in Renovo and even though the weather postponed the parade of Queens until Sunday the Clinton County event was well attended with patrons encouraged to carry umbrellas down vendors row. As far as parade winners; Central Mountain won the 1st place band, 1st Citizen’s Hose Company of South Renovo was the best firetruck, First Commonwealth Bank of Renovo won the best small float and 1st place in the large float was the Bucktail class of 1976. The 2023 Flaming Foliage Queen is Cassie Lanzoni of DuBois, first runner-up is Aurora Cieslukowski of Warrior Run, and second runner-up is Natalia Mills of Williamsport.
MAN ARRESTED FOR STALKING
A 45 year old man from Mifflinburg who followed two teenage girls last February was recently charged with stalking. According to North Central PA dot com, the girls say Terry Lee Schaeffer Jr., made several attempts along E. Walnut Street near the Weis Markets, and later near the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail, to get their attention and they ultimately called a parent who said to call police. After police investigated they said Schaeffer admitted to trying to wave down the girls because he wanted directions. Charges were filed October 4th, and Scheaffer’s preliminary hearing is November 14th
CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES IN HUGHESVILLE
A resurfacing and ADA curb ramp reconstruction project will continue this week along Main Street between Lycoming St and Route 118 in Hughesville Borough. According to PennDOT, the contractor, HRI Inc, will continue work today for the ADA curb ramps throughout the project area, with the milling and resurfacing of Main St complete. The entire project is expected to be completed by the end of the month.
EVAN CEO RECOGNIZED BY GOVERNOR
The President and CEO of a local hospital has received the honor of being named one of Pennsylvania’s Distinguished Daughters. As reported by the Daily Item, Kendra Aucker of the Evangelical Community Hospital received the honor from Gov. Josh Shapiro and First Lady Lori Shapiro. The award was presented at the Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania annual luncheon held last Wednesday at the Governor’s residence. Aucker was chosen for her leadership to increase employee engagement and patient experience scores, bringing about the ‘most transformational growth’ in Evangelical’s nearly 100 years of existence.
LEAF PICK UP TO START IN LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP
Guidelines and dates for leaf pickup have been established by Loyalsock Township, and is set to start Monday, October 30th. According to the Township supervisors, leaves will be picked up by the leaf vacuum on township streets with curbs, and residents are asked to avoid parking in the street on leaf days and to leave a gap between the raked pile and the curt as to allow water to reach the storm drains. Please do not include branches or sticks in with the leaves or allow leaves to stay in the street for more than 1or 2 days. Those with a mulch key may take bagged leaves there – but do not let the bags remain behind. The four areas of the township have various pick up schedules. Get the details at Loyalsock township BOS dot com under the recycling tab.
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Kyle Larson became the first driver locked into NASCAR’s championship finale yesterday at the South Point 400 in Las Vegas. Christopher Bell was 2nd, followed by Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski and Ross Chastain rounding out the top 5.