WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 7, 2021

CROSSCUTTERS ON UPCOMING RELAXED MANDATES Following the Governor Tom Wolf’s orders, 33 of the Cutters’ 34 home games in the first year of the MLB Draft League will be able to have as many fans as Bowman Field can hold. According to SUN Gazette, the home opener on May 25, is the only event subject…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 6, 2021

RALLY QUESTIONED AT WILLIAMSPORT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING During a recent Williamsport School Board Meeting, about 20 residents complained about a student run rally held at the Williamsport Area High School in April. Complaints surrounding the rally’s presence on Facebook, and whether it was a Black Lives Matter event promoting anti police sentiment and why students…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 5, 2021

GAS PIPELINE EXPANSION At the latest Lycoming County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners approved a proclamation acknowledging this week as Institutional Parole and Corrections Employee Week. A $287,379 state grant to fund a gas pipeline extension to the Timber Run Industrial Park was recently approved by the Lycoming County Commissioners. According to a media outlet, Digger…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING MAY 4, 2021

SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES A Williamsport man is charged with the 2019 sexual assault of a woman in the city. James J. Thomas is accused by Williamsport Bureau of Police of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1000 block of High Street. He is incarcerated at the Lycoming County Prison, in lieu of $250,000 monetary bail…more »

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