MAN HIT BY TREE BRANCH SAVED VIA CPR
A man from McIntyre Township was saved by a family friend who is a first responders and knew to perform CPR when he was struck by a tree limb Saturday at his home near Ralston. According to the Sun Gazette, the 50 year old man was pruning trees and was hit hard enough by the branch to go into cardiac arrest at the home on Route 14. His son was at the scene along with Devon Whitehill of the Ralston Volunteer Fire Company, who, when the man went into cardiac arrest after the accident, performed CPR that saved his life. Ralston and Whitehall Fire departments responded and the man was transported to UPMC Williamsport According to reports, he is now recovering at home.
911 PHONE SERVICE BACK IN OPERATION
The 9-1-1 system is back in operation after an outage cause problems Thursday and Friday. In a fax notification from the Lycoming County Department of Public Safety, phone service to dialing 911 in Lycoming County reopened by Friday afternoon. Verizon completed restoration of the widespread outage which affected 911 in 11 counties, including Lycoming, Union, Snyder, Northumberland, Montour, and Columbia. Strong thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon were attributed to the outages, which started in the late afternoon.
MORE RESURFACING THIS WEEK ON ROUTE 15
Motorists are advised that a resurfacing project continues this week on Route 15 and Beauty’s Run Road in The City of Williamsport and Old Lycoming, Lycoming, and Lewis townships. HRI Corporation, the prime contractor for this $5.4 million resurfacing and pavement repair project, will be working on the Route 15 southbound structure over Route 220 in the City of Williamsport. Motorists can expect alternating lane restrictions where work is being performed. Work will be performed during daylight hours and is expected to be completed by November 2023.
GO FUND ME ESTABLISHED FOR JERSEY SHORE FOOTBALL PLAYER
A Gofundme page has been opened up for the Jersey Shore senior football player who collapsed at the Jersey Shore Selinsgrove football game Friday night. According to WNEP, #4 Max Engle a defensive end for Jersey Shore, made a tackle on the third down, then time out was called. He collapsed while walking back on the field. The GoFundMe page – found by searching “Help the Family of Max Engel” has surpassed its’ 25 thousand dollar goal at this time. Engle remained hospitalized Saturday morning, but there is no update to his condition.
BAIL DENIED FOR WOMAN WHO RAMMED LITTLE LEAGUE MUSEUM
The woman who is accused of ramming her van into the doors of the Little League museum in South Williamsport last July, has been denied bail and will remain in jail during her upcoming trial in Lycoming County Court. According to the Sun Gazette, Theresa Salazar had been seeking release on supervised bail. Judge Eric Lindhardt determined that he had concerns that the woman has a history of harassment and that release would bring an increased risk of danger to all involved prior to her trial. Salazar was previously charged with attempted homicide, causing a catastrophe, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, felony mischief, felony trespassing and six counts of reckless endangerment.
SEX OFFENDER DIDN’T REGISTER NEW JOB
A Cogan Station man who is a convicted sex offender failed to register his place of employment with police and is facing backlash. According to the Sun Gazette, 62 year old Mark Walter Cunningham was terminated from his job in Hepburn Township when the employer learned he was a registered sex offender following the disclosure that he hadn’t updated his records with authorities. Police say Cunningham is required to report any change in address or employment for the rest of his life. He was re-arraigned and incarcerated in lieu of 25 thousand dollars bail.
BLOOMSBURG MAN PLEADS GUILTY FOR SELLING BODY PARTS
A 41 year old man from Bloomsburg pleaded guilty in federal court for buying and selling body parts stolen from cadavers at Harvard Medical School and an Arkansas mortuary. According to North Central PA dot com, Jeremy Pauley unlawfully transported human remains, many of which had been donated to be used for research. Several other suspects from Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Massachusetts were involved in the conspiracy are awaiting trial. Pauley has been charged with interstate transportation of stolen property and conspiracy and faces other similar charges including abuse of a corpse in Cumberland County.
ANNUAL 911 RIDE IS TONIGHT
The 22nd Annual 9-11 Memorial Ride will once again wind its way through Lycoming County this evening September 11th. The rolling memorial honors those who lost their lives that terrible day and to the fallen in the war on terror. County Sheriff Mark Lusk and the Lycoming County Sheriff’s Department will escort the ride with many fire and police units providing traffic control along the entire 42-mile route. The crowds on the streets and country lanes have been estimated previous years at 20,000 people. Plan accordingly, and know that the column will be leaving the Clinton Township Fire department along Route 54 at 6pm after a 5pm memorial service. Details on the route at 911memorialcoalition dot org.
Falcons 24 Panthers 10
Browns 24 Bengals 3
Jaguars 31 Colts 21
Buccaneers 20 Vikings 17
Saints 16 Titans 15
49ers 30 Steelers 7
Commanders 20 Cardinals 16
Ravens 25 Texans 9
Packers 38 Bears 20
Raiders 17 Broncos 16
Eagles 25 Patriots 20
Dolphins 36 Chargers 34
Rams 30 Seahawks 13
Cowboys 40 Giants 0
Jets vs Bills 8:15pm
Angels 2 Guardians 1
Marlins 5 Phillies 4
Tigers 3 White Sox 2
Rays 6 Mariners 3
Red Sox 7 Orioles 3
Dodgers 7 Nationals 3
Yankees 4 Brewers 3
Braves 5 Pirates 2
Blue Jays 5 Royals 2
Reds 7 Cardinals 1
Mets 2 Twins 0
Astros 12 Padres 2
Cubs 5 Diamondbacks 2
Rangers 9 A’s 4
Giants 6 Rockies 3
Tyler Reddick took the checkered flag at the Hollywood Casino 400 @ Kansas Speedway,
followed by Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones, Kyle Larson and Joey Logano Rounding out the top 5.
* Reddick punches his ticket to the next round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
TENNIS US Open Finals
* Coco Gauff defeated Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday The women’s Grand Slam champion in the U.S. Open final
- Novak Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Sunday to win the US Open and claims an historic 24th major championship, matching Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam singles titles in tennis history.