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LOCAL NEWS | MAY 14, 2019

An area man faces jail time for animal cruelty.  A Huntingdon County jury convicted James Tippett of a felony-three count of aggravated cruelty to animals for killing a beagle puppy last May.  The Pennsylvania State Police were called to the Valley View Trailer Court in the Mount Union area last May to investigate a neighbor’s […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 13, 2019

An area man was arrested after illegally entering a vehicle last week in Lewistown.  Borough Police say after receiving a report May 7th just before 6:00 am, 22-year-old Darian Honzik was located by an officer on West Spanogle Avenue in possession of a backpack and a rifle case.  Honzik attempted to conceal the items and […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 10, 2019

A former horse trainer at Penn National Race Course has been sentenced to 27 months’ in prison on 14 felony convictions for misbranding prescription drugs on race day, and conspiracy.  Former trainer Murray Rojas of Grantville was sentenced on May 6th.  Rojas was also sentenced to serve 2 years of supervised release and to pay […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 9, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate has voted unanimously to establish the Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission under a plan authored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34). The measure now goes to the state House for consideration.  Under Senate Bill 585, the commission would be responsible for reviewing the status of the dairy industry and making recommendations on […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 8, 2019

An April death in Huntingdon County was caused by a suspected drug overdose.  State Police say a 37-year-old male died in Springfield Township on April 11th due to an overdose.  The victim’s name has not been released.   A crowd of citizens met in the State Capitol rotunda on Monday for the annual “Rally to […]