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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 8, 2020

Williamsport Area School District Drafts New Resolution The Williamsport Area School district has implemented a resolution that allows them to be more flexible with local government, allowing them to switch between phases in their reopening plan. According to the sun gazette Superintendent Dr Timothy Bowers Said that this resolution fives them the authority to move…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 7, 2020

PIAA TO RELEASE STATEMENT TODAY ABOUT WOLF’S SPORTS RECOMMENDATION The PIAA had an emergency board meeting after Governor Tom Wolf’s strong recommendation to pause school athletics until January 2021 during his daily press conference yesterday.  According to the Sun Gazette, the executive session was closed to the public and media, but the board of directors…more »

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 »

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