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LOCAL NEWS & SPORTS - Tuesday, January 24, 2023

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT


The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Tuesday night through Wednesday evening.


Heavy snow with rates greater than one inch per hour are possible along with total snow accumulations of four to six inches with a glaze of ice.



PERRY COUNTY HOUSE FIRE


The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal Unit is investigating a house fire on the 400 block of Linton Hill Road in Wheatfield Township, Perry County.


Crews were called to the home Monday afternoon and arrived to find a bedroom fire in the single story home. A male victim was trapped and was located in an adjoining bathroom. Firefighters were able to remove the male from the residence.


He was transported to Johns Hopkins-Bayview Hospital for treatment of significant injuries.


The fire was held to the bedroom and bathroom. Two responders were transported to Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. An investigation into the fire is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call PSP Newport at 717-567-3110.





FACEBOOK HARASSEMENT


Pennsylvania State Police at Lewistown are investigating an incident of harassment in Oliver Township, Mifflin County.


While at the scene, PSP determined that a 52 year old McVeytown male and a 51 year old McVeytown female were being harassed through Facebook.


The incident remains under investigation.



BOYS BASKETBALL


LEAGUE –

EAST JUNIATA 44, NEWPORT 28 (JAKE BRACKBILL,EJHS – 13 PTS; SHANE LAMPREY, NHS – 10 PTS)


GREENWOOD 69, HALIFAX 42 (WAID GAINER, HHS – 21 PTS; TYLER SHERMAN, GHS – 18 PTS)


MILLERSBURG 64, SUSQUENITA 53 (NICK LEPONE, MHS – 29 PTS; DEREK GIBNEY, SHS – 15 PTS)


SAINT JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY 58, JUNIATA 52 (MICHAEL LOWER, SJCA – 21; BRYCE RUSH, JHS – 15 PTS)


UPPER DAUPHIN 52, LINE MOUNTAIN 43 (MAX NESTOR, UDAHS – 19 PTS; BRYCE SMELTZ, LMHS – 16 PTS)



GIRLS BASKETBALL


LEAGUE –

LINE MOUNTAIN 49, GREENWOOD 31 (BROOKE BARWICK, LMHS – 14 PTS; LEAH RITZMAN, GHS – 13 PTS)


NON-LEAGUE –

NEWPORT 48, COVENANT CHRISTIAN 28 (CLAIRE WEIDENHAMMER, NHS – 18 PTS)


SUSQUENITA 49, BIGLERVILLE 41 (MADY FLEISHER, SHS – 22 PTS)

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