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STATE COLLEGE – Two people involved in a Centre County crash are being investigated for drug trafficking. State Police say 37-year old Stacy Henry, of Philadelphia, and 29-year old Alicia Gardner, of Bellefonte sustained injuries when their car overturned on North Atherton Street in State College yesterday. Police tell the Centre Daily Times that drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. The pair has allegedly sold large amounts of heroin in the region. Henry and Gardner were reportedly fleeing from police when the crash occurred.
SUNBURY – The shake-up continues at the Northumberland County Prison in Sunbury. Reports say two guards have been fired, one has been suspended, and another has quit. Commissioner Vinny Clausi made the announcement yesterday. Clausi has been publicly critical of alleged misconduct happening at the facility.
HUMMELS WHARF – Chipping in for a good cause as golfers tee it up for youth ministry on Monday! The annual Central PA Youth Ministries Golf Classic will be held at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club in Hummels Wharf. The youth ministry’s Executive Director, Dave Hummel says the benefit will provide the funds needed to send area young people to summer camp in June. Hummel adds that the summer camp ministry has been a very effective way to introduce many young people to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. WGRC will have a foursome in the tournament. For more information about Central PA Youth Ministries, visit: www.youthcybercenter.com.
FRACKVILLE – In Schuylkill County, retail theft charges have been filed against a Mount Carmel woman. State Police say 26-year old Larissa Voeckler attempted to steal more than $1,300 worth of items from the Sears store in the Schuylkill Mall. Store personnel stopped Voeckler around 1:30 Thursday afternoon.
BLOOMSBURG – In Columbia County, theft charges go to court for a Bloomsburg woman accused of stealing from her former employer. Thirty-eight year old Linda McWilliams allegedly stole about $400 from Bunge’s Meats. According to the Press Enterprise, to no avail, McWilliams brought cash to her hearing yesterday, with the hopes of making restitution to have the charges dropped. In 2010, McWilliams was also caught stealing from a patient’s family while working as a home health care worker.
MIDDLEBURG – The trial of three men, allegedly involved in a 1997 murder continues in Snyder County. On Thursday, Brian Heckman testified that he saw the beating of Donald Seebold during a party. According to the Daily Item, Heckman also said he helped to move the victim’s body. Two Beavertown men and a Middleburg man stand accused in the beating death. The prosecution is expected to continue its case this morning.
WILLIAMSPORT – A Lycoming County man will stand trial for murder. Reports say the preliminary hearing for Glenn Jackson was held yesterday. Authorities contend that Jackson killed his friend and buried him in a crawl space at his home in Jersey Shore.
HARRISBURG - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has announced that 65-year-old Bishop Joseph McFadden, died unexpectedly Thursday morning while attending a meeting of the Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. A cause of death has not been announced. Bishop McFadden was the 10th Bishop of Harrisburg.
ALLENWOOD – Concerns were aired during a Union County public hearing. The Department of Environmental Protection heard from area residents opposed to a plan by En-Tire Logistics of Milton. The plan entails the construction of a tire-derived fuel steam and power plant in White Deer Township. The Daily Item reports more than 100 attended last night’s hearing, many objecting to pollutants which will be emitted through the burning of recycled tires.