91.3 Lewisburg - 90.7 & 107.1 Williamsport - 90.9 Lewistown - 91.9 Kulpmont - 101.7 State College -104.7 Pottsville - 107.7 Bloomsburg
An area man, already jailed on burglary and rape charges was arraigned on several more counts stemming from 15 burglaries across our area in which he allegedly stole more than $80,000 dollars’worth of jewelry and other items. David Bean is accused of breaking into homes in several townships across Lycoming County from December of 2012 into early last November when he was arrested for the burglary of a Loyalsock Township home as well as sexual assaults. He’s locked up on $500,000 dollars bail.
Remember 2am this Sunday morning is the day to turn back the clocks an hour when daylight saving time ends for the year. As we go through our homes and change the clocks we should also make this the time to replace the batteries in our smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The chance of surviving a fire significantly increases when you have a working smoke alarm. In addition to replacing the batteries, you should also prepare and practice having a family fire escape plan.
A family lost everything when a fire did major damage to a mobile home at 357 Astro Village North in Milton. The Daily Item says the fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon. Officials say it was an electrical fire that started when a wire underneath a kitchen counter near the refrigerator overheated. A family of five lives there. No one was hurt.
Another possible sighting of Eric Frein, the man accused in a fatal ambush on Pennsylvania State Police barracks last month. He’s been escaping police since then, but state police report that a resident in Barrett Township reported a possible sighting of the 31 year old man.
With a week left to the general election, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and his opponent Tom Wolf have picked up the pace of their campaigns. Corbett made a couple of appearances in the central part of the state yesterday continuing his attack on Wolf, telling supporters that if elected, Wolf would have to raise taxes on the state’s middle class just to fulfill his campaign promises. Meanwhile, Wolf was in Pittsburgh yesterday with a special guest, former president Bill Clinton who told an audience there that Wolf is the candidate to unite Pennsylvanians, not to divide them.