BU / McFarland
Celebrating the football coaching career of Bloomsburg University's Danny Hale. That's what will take place on Saturday, September 7th at a retirement dinner for the former Husky coach at the Caldwell Consistory. Money from the $50 ticket affair will go to a good cause... so says BU Athletic Director Mike McFarland. The dinner follows BU's season opening football game against Stone Hill College of Massachusetts.
A Mountain Top woman and her grandson are dead after a fire swept through their Wright Township house at the start of the weekend. Authorities say 70 – year old Mary Ann Navin and grandson, 2 – year old Jack Navin were trapped in the home. Arriving first responders found flames shooting from the Walden Drive structure. Now... a state fire marshal will try and determine what started the weekend fire.
There are some new troopers among the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police. 79 cadets graduated from the state police academy in Hershey recently... and will be assigned across the state. Trooper David Peters of Troop N in Hazleton... says every time you get some fresh folks into the organization it's a big help. Of those nearly 80 graduating cadets.... four will be assigned to Troop N... Hazleton... while five will be assigned to Troop P... Wyoming.
We're headed into the height of the Atlantic Hurricane season... and state officials ask if you're prepared for any eventually. Cory Angell from the PA Emergency Management Agency... says Lee, Irene and Sandy... are reminders that Pennsylvanian's must be prepared for tropical weather. But first... you should have enough food and water for at least three days...