WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 6, 2020

FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP A man from Northumberland who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police July 9th in Loyalsock Township was arrested after police found he had an active arrest warrant in Tennessee.  According to media outlets, 40 year-old John Taylor was charged as a fugitive from justice after state police…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 5, 2020

Williamsport Area School Board’s met Tuesday and announced plans for a return to school September 1st using a hybrid alternate phase of education.  According to the Sun Gazette, District Superintendent, Dr. Timothy S. Bowers said students will attend classes on site and remotely on a staggered schedule based on the alphabet – with all students…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 4, 2020

A young boy died Saturday night after a tragic accident involving a forklift in the 1000 block of Elimsport Road.  According to the Sun Gazette, the Lycoming County coroner said a 12 year old  Samuel Beiler of Lancaster County, another passenger and an operator of the forklift accidentally went off the berm and down an…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JULY 30, 2020

MONTGOMERY OFFICER FILES SUIT A former Montgomery police officer filed suit Wednesday in U.S. Middle District Court against the Lycoming County borough and the seven council members over his June 29 termination.  According to Penn Live,  Eric Winters says in the suit, his suspension May 4 and subsequent firing were retaliation for investigations the mayor…more »

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