WOMAN FLOWN TO HOSPITAL AFTER MCCLURE WRECK
There was an accident along Route 522 Monday morning around 7:45 in McClure after which, a woman was flown to Geisinger and a man was taken into custody. According to media outlets, Middleburg police say they have 43 year old Samuel Smith in custody. Police say the female allegedly jumped from the moving vehicle and was found lying in the road and severely injured when officers arrived on the scene. Smith was arrested for impaired driving and is in custody for other pending charges. Police say Route 522 reopened after a brief closure yesterday and the investigation into the accident continues.
MONTOURSVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL CONTACT
A 21 year old Montoursville man is in custody after he allegedly asked a young girl if he could touch her and play games while she was on her property on Elm Street. According to North Central Pa dot com, the young girl ran inside her home and told a relative who called police after Anthony Jacob Kancevicius stuck his head under a nearby fence and continued to ask the girl to come into his backyard. Police arrested Kancevicius after an interview and charged him with interference with custody of children and unlawful contact with a minor. His bail was denied by Judge Gary Whiteman.
EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP BOIL WATER ADVISORY
Due to a water main break in East Buffalo Township, a boil water advisory is in place for about 14 hundred customers. According to the Daily Item, Pennsylvania American Water customers along dozens of streets are affected and should use bottled water and not drink any tap water without first bringing it to a rolling boil and letting it cool. Check information about the progress of the repair online at amwater.com/paaw , and get general information about health risks, call the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 800-426-4791.
SUSQUEHANNA GREENWAY PHOTO CONTEST
Interested participants have until June 30th to submit original photographs and share stories in the annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest. The contest is free-to-enter and encourages photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter photos under several categories including Treasured River Towns, Susquehanna Landmarks, Susquehanna Adventures, and Wildlife. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category with entries submitted electronically. Get details for entering at susquehannagreenway.org/photocontest .
MONTOURSVILLE MAN FACES OVER 800 MOLESTATION CHARGES
A man who used to live in Montoursville was brought back to PA to face over 800 charges for molestation of a child over a 3 year period between 2007 and 2010. According to the Sun Gazette, police say reports from the victim about 76 year old Danny Ray Brewer who allegedly committed the offenses in Fairfield Township came in earlier this year. Brewer, who denies the charges, was arrested in St. Clair County, Illinois, and waived extradition. He faces 100 felony counts of unlawful contact with and was arraigned in Lycoming County Court Sunday night.
GUEST PULLED UNRESPONSIVE FROM KNOEBELS POOL
The Knoebel’s Amusement Park family is asking all to pray for the best possible outcome for the man who was pulled unresponsive from a pool at the park Sunday by lifeguards. According to North Central PA dot com, when lifeguards and emergency personnel on duty discovered the man in the Crystal Pool, they immediately treated him at the scene with additional attention from the Knoebels EMS team before he was transported to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Park officials have not released the identity or the current condition of the victim.
LEGISLATURE TO PRESERVE INFRASTRUCTURE FROM VANDALISM
After attacks last year at two electrical substations in North Carolina involving gunfire at the sites which cut power to nearby communities for days, Senator Gene Yaw recently announced legislation to increase penalties against those who intentionally vandalize or attack critical infrastructure in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 819, would bring 3rd degree felony charges and a fine of no less than $10,000, along with the potential to face civil suits for damages for those who willfully damage, destroy, or tamper with equipment in a critical infrastructure facility.
I-95 WILL OPEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Governor Josh Shapiro announced that I-95 is set to be re-opened in two weeks – much earlier than predicted – after a tanker truck carrying a “petroleum-based product” caught fire under the interstate near Cottman Avenue last Sunday and the roadway collapsed. According to Penn Live, President Joe Biden was at the live press conference Saturday when Shapiro provided the update and confirmed that the federal government will provide funds to help build the Interstate System and help it be restored ahead of schedule. Construction work is continuing 24/7 with demolition of the overpass completed on Thursday. A live stream of the construction site now available at penndot.pa.gov under District 6, I-95 Updates.
Cardinals 8 Nationals 6
Tigers 6 Royals 4
Marlins 11 Blue Jays 0
Cubs 8 Pirates 0
Reds 5 Rockies 4
Red Sox 9 Twins 3
Diamondbacks 9 Brewers 1
Mets 11 Astros 1
Rangers 5 White Sox 2
Giants 7 Padres 4
MLB Draft League
The Williamsport Crosscutters are back tonight at Historic Bowman Field to play the Frederick Keys – 6:35 PM first pitch.
*The NBA Draft First Round starts Thursday – the Spurs have the first pick, followed by the Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons.
*The likely #1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, Victor Wembanyama, arrived in the U.S. yesterday at Newark International Airport to crowds of fans already.
*The 19 year old, 7 foot 5 French prospect who will likely be taken by the San Antonio Spurs, will be at a pre-draft media event tomorrow, then appear in the Green Room at the actual draft on Thursday.