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BACKYARD BROADCASTING, LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

MASKS ON THE FOREFRONT AT WILLIAMSPORT AREA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING The Williamsport Area School Board Tuesday held a crowd of upwards of 60 anxious parents and community members. Moments before the school board meeting, district officials were attempting to convince community members to wear their masks, as required by the mask order issued by the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

COAL TOWNSHIP BOARD TO APPEAL JUDGE’S DECISION The Coal Township Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to appeal a county judge’s decision that forces the township to pay back more than $267,000 in disputed prison permit fees to Northumberland County. As reported by the Daily Item, the township has argued that the county’s lawsuit was premature,…more »

Community Arts Center 2021 Fall Season of Shows

Community Arts Center 2021 Fall Season of Shows

WILLIAMSPORT — Following last season’s pandemic shutdown, the Community Arts Center gears up for its 2021 Fall Season taking place on the stage in downtown Williamsport. “We are so excited to be able to have shows back here again,” said Courtney Fowler, Community Arts Center (CAC) marketing manager. “We’ve been waiting for everyone to open…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS, AUGUST 18, 2021

HOUSE MAJORITY POLICY COMMITTEE HEARING  It was a House Majority Policy Committee hearing in Williamsport yesterday, where business leaders gathered to consider the complications of  not enough people willing to fill the available jobs in the workforce. Dave Lanzer, site director, West Pharmaceuticals, noted the struggle to recruit new workers and considered generous unemployment benefits…more »

High School Football 2021 Sponsors

Week 7: Friday, October 8th: South Williamsport @ Muncy Week 8: Friday, October 15th: Wyoming Valley West @ Williamsport Week 9: Friday, October 22nd: Loyalsock @ Hughesville Week 10: Friday, October 29th: Hughesville @ Muncy Pepsi Sam’s Place Lottery Spotts Appliance Hoby’s Hoagies It’s My Party Store Lycoming Physical Therapy Penn Hills Flooring Pro Lube…more »

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