Runner: Two local participants in Boston Marathon safe

LEWISTOWN – Two local participants in the Boston Marathon are safe Monday after a series of explosions near the race’s finish line.

Local runner Scott Falkner said both he, and Dick Yearick, who was also running in the race are safe. A third local runner, Gary Ishler, was registered for the race, but no finishing time is listed and it is unknown if he participated.

The Sentinel is working on a story for Tuesday’s edition.