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LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 28, 2017

It’s flu season in Pennsylvania. As of today reported cases of the flu are coming in at a rate similar to last year’s. During flu season at the beginning of 2017 we topped out around 8,000 cases. While the amount of infected people grows daily, we are likely far from the peak. Though flu season […]

LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 27, 2017

December 27, 2017 A new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows Pennsylvanian drug deaths are up. From 2015 to 2016 drug related fatalities increased by 21%. This gives PA the 5th most among the states. The CDC attributes this sharp increase to the abuse of synthetic opioids like fentanyl. Lask week, […]

LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 26, 2017

New Year’s Eve “Drops” in Mifflin & Juniata Counties highlight area festivities for December 31st! The 6th annual “Kettle Drop” is from 9:00 pm to 12:30 am on West Specht Street in McClure. The 4th annual “Ice Cream Cake Drop” begins at 10:00 pm in McVeytown. Dinner at the McVeytown Fire House begins at 6:00 […]

LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 22, 2017

Last week’s “Fill-A-Cruiser” campaign coordinated by the Lewistown Borough Police Department and the Lewistown Kiwanis Club was a huge success.  The event was held at the Giant Store on Dorcas Street in Lewistown December 15th.  Several local businesses and organizations chipped in, and the campaign filled four cruisers with food and received $250 in cash […]

LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 21, 2017

While most of us connect this time of year with Christmas trees, flickering lights and other decorations, far fewer associate these hallmarks with potential fire hazards. However, Christmas decorations, Christmas trees, candles and cooking all contribute to an increased number of home fires during December, making it one of the leading months for U.S. home […]

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