Archives

Monthly Archive for: "January, 2016"

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 22, 2018

An apparent social media scam has resulted in a substantial loss of funds for an area woman.  State Police at Lewistown say the suspected fraud took place in Decatur Township, Mifflin County.  Between October 1st, 2017 and April 13th of this year, the female victim sent approximately $22,000 to an unknown individual she met through […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 21, 2018

Pennsylvania’s Fiscal Year 2018-19 General Appropriation bill (House Bill 2121) is on its way to the state Senate for consideration after the House of Representatives passed it by a vote of 188-10 yesterday.  The budget is expected to be sent to Governor Tom Wolf prior to June 30th, after anticipated Senate passage. The $32.7 billion […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 20, 2018

A Mifflintown woman faces charges stemming from a traffic stop June 14th in Juniata County. According to State Police, Hannah Lee Noll was observed texting while driving on Route 322 near the Arch Rock ramp in Fermanagh Township. During the stop, Noll was found in possession of drug paraphernalia.   Authorities are investigating several attempted […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 19, 2018

A Lewistown man was able to avoid a scam originating on social media.  According to Borough Police, on June 13th Darryl Woodward was notified he had won $500,000 through the Facebook Lottery.  He was instructed to send $400 via Western Union to South Carolina.   Woodward realized it was a scam.  He contacted police who forwarded […]