about one year ago by Mark Williams / News Director
An employee of Heritage Rotors was struck by the blade of one of two helicopters used to take guests on short flights round the Bloomsburg fair grounds Friday night. The name of the person injured has not been released, but he was taken to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville by Life Flight. Not much is known about the 7:30 PM incident. Fair officials telling BloomUtoday that the scene will be secured overnight pending an investigation. The Bloomsburg Fair web site says Heritage Rotors has been providing fair ground flights for the past 20 – years. A further check shows the company was established by Douglas Pennypacker in Reading... and now is based at the Spruce Creek Airport in Port Orange, Florida... just south of Daytona Beach. Usually an incident of this type usually brings in Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigators.
High School Football
In local High School football action Friday night, in a game heard on the WHLM stations Danville beat Central Columbia 34-6. The Wagner's Trophies and Engraveables Player of the Game was Danville's Sam Dressler.
On Classic Rock 103.5, in Berwick Bulldogs action, Berwick shut-out visiting Selinsgrove 36-0.
In other area games Friday, Southern Columbia beat Muncy 55-13, Bloomsburg beat Montgomery 57-12, and Vo-Tech fell to Wellsboro 48-0. You can hear all the details from the night's games in the WHLM Friday Night Footabll Report:
BU Huskies Football
In college football action Saturday, the Huskies are at home to face Lock Haven. Kickoff is at 3:30. Coverage on the WHLM stations starts with the BU Tailgate show at 1:30.