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The man who has led the Watsontown Police Department for nearly nine years is retiring. Dennis Derr’s resignation is effective on Sunday. The Daily Item said Derr said he’d been considering retiretment for the last year. He first became a police officer in August of 1976 and spent 33 years with the Watsontown Police Department. He spent 16 years on the drug task force. He says he’s had a great career, and the community has been good to him.
A 38 year old Barnesville man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Schuykill County Wednesday night. WNEP says Brian Bittner was driving his motorcycle on Route 309 near Tamaqua just after 7 p.m. Wednesday. He lost control of his motorcycle and hit the back of a passing car, then he slammed into a parked vehicle. He died at the scene.