Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 3, 2020

ELECTION RESULTS FROM 81 PRECINCTS IN LYCOMING The unofficial results are in after the General Primary in Pennsylvania yesterday, According to lyco.org there was a 39.9 percent turnout, with all absentee ballots counted yesterday which included 81 precincts.  According to  the Sun Gazette,  voter services received about 7,000 mail-in ballots out of the 10,500 registered…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 2, 2020

ELECTION DAY DETAILS FOR LYCOMING COUNTY It’s election Day in Pennsylvania from 7am til 8pm tonight – there will be social distancing while you wait to cast your vote today, so expect to wait in line during peak times of voting in the General Primary.  Absentee or mail in voters should be sure to bring…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 1, 2020

LYCOMING TO GO GREEN THIS FRIDAY Governor Wolf yesterday announced he will lift most of his pandemic restrictions in an additional 16 counties in western and north central PA for the green phase this Friday which will now include Lycoming and Clinton County.  Counties that will remain yellow  after Friday are Union, and Northumberland County.…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING WEEKEND NEWS MAY 30, 2020

LYCOMING COUNTY TO GO GREEN FRIDAY Lycoming County will go green this Friday June 5th.  Overall, 16 new counties statewide will go green, which also includes Clinton County.  Every county currently in the red phase, will move into the yellow.  The governor provided an updated order for counties moving to green to give businesses and…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 29, 2020

CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO ALIGN CITY RE-OPENING DATE WITH GOVERNOR Williamsport City Council has voted to align the city’s guidance about limiting the numbers of individuals at public gatherings with the office of Governor Wolf, extending Mayor Derek Slaughter’s proclamation until June 11th.  According to the Sun Gazette, city council acknowledged that if and when…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 28, 2020

PA LAWMAKER KEPT CORONAVIRUS DIAGNOSIS QUIET A Republican from Dauphin County who worked closely with several other leaders in the PA House Chamber has just revealed he has been self-quarantining after being exposed to the coronavirus and experiencing mild symptoms on and after May 14th.  According to PennLive, Representative Andrew Lewis disclosed his exposure to…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 27, 2020

COUNTIES WILL MOVE DESIGNATIONS FRIDAY In his video press conference yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf mentioned a thank you to the Pennsylvania National Guard and also announced more details about the phased re-opening of the commonwealth  Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Lebanon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Schuylkill move to yellow Friday and 17 other counties move to green,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 26, 2020

The Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine said in a press conference Friday that they have been in specific consultation and guidance with the staff at ManorCare-Jersey Shore after it has been a hotspot for the coronavirus in the county. According to the Sun Gazette, administrators from HCR ManorCare said there are…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 25, 2020

ONE PEDIATRIC INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME CASE REPORTED IN VALLEY FACILITY Geisinger is seeing their first Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome case. According to the sun gazette, while the number of covid-19 cases on average are starting decrease, 12,000 people were tested across all Geisinger facilities where the first pediatric case was discovered.  IN a press conference Friday Dr Ryu,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING WEEKEND NEWS MAY 23, 2020

LYCOMING TO STAY  IN THE YELLOW In a press release by Governor Wolf, Tioga, Clearfield, Cameron, Bradford, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan and Montour counties are  moving from the yellow to green phase on May 29th.  Wolf  says he expects the counties remaining red, mostly in the southeastern part of the state to move to yellow by…more »

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