11/2/2016 - Teenage Suicides

Ambulances and Pa State Police were called to the North boat launch area of Rose Valley Lake near Trout Run, Pa., Tuesday to what is being described as a  double suicide. The names of the two victims will not be released to the public, since they were under 18 years of age. 

Here are links to two articles in area newspapers about the incident:

A GoFundMe account has been set up for one of the victim's funeral expenses. 

There was a statement released from Wmspt Area School District this morning, stating that counseling is available to students and staff. 

There is an active Anti Suicide movement in Lycoming County - see the web site at http://www.lifeisworthliving.org/ 

There is an Anti-Suicide Group that works towards hosting events to raise awareness of this issue in the community. Gwen Bernstine, Director of United Churches of Lycoming County can be contacted at 570-322-1110 or ulcl@sunlink.net

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