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Day: August 3, 2017

Hay Bale Fire Shuts Down Stretch of Route 15 for Over 3 Hours

Last night, August 2nd, 2017, Route 15 was closed down for approximately three hours in Lycoming County.  The stretch affected lay between the McDonald’s in South Williamsport to Route 54 in Clinton Township. A hay bale fire was the reason for the shutdown.  A trailer carrying 291 bales of hay caught fire in Armstrong Township.  The time of the start of the fire was around 6:30PM.  The driver, Carl Farley, of Elimsport, pulled over the trailer. The cause of the fire was not given.  The roadway was reopened at 10PM.  There were no injuries...

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66th Annual Woodsmen Show Coming to Cherry Springs Start Part August 4th

The 2017 66th Annual Woodsmen Show is set to begin tomorrow, August 4th and run through August 6th.  The Show is to take place at the Cherry Springs State Park. On Friday there will be demonstrations and public participations.  On Saturday, there will be a Lumber Jack competition.  On Sunday, there will be a traditional horse pull. From their website: Saturday Pro Events Include: One Man Buck Cross Cut Two Man Buck Cross Cut Hot Saw Ax Throwing Standing Chop Spring Board Log Rolling Tree Felling ALL DAYS MASTERPIECE and QUICK CARVE Chainsaw Carving Competitions and Auctions Entertainment Artisans...

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