Monthly Archive for: "January, 2016"

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 7, 2019

State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) has been appointed to lead the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session.  The appointment was made by President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25).  The committee is responsible for reviewing legislation and resolutions related to a number of subjects pertaining to housing and […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 6, 2019

A Maryland man has been sentenced for two 2018 bank robberies in Pennsylvania. The U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said 29-year-old Jacob Charles LaFrance of Thurmont, Maryland, was sentenced to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release.  LaFrance was also ordered to pay restitution.  He committed armed […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 3, 2019

The State Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) has announced grants to be used in improving school safety and security as well as preventing violence in communities.  Grant recipients within Pennsylvania’s 82nd District include the Mifflin County School District for more than $530,000 ($530,550), and the Juniata County School District for more than $169,000 ($169,825).  […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 2, 2019

A bill that would exempt milk haulers from travel bans imposed during an emergency declaration was approved by the State Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday.  According to the bill’s sponsors, Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Senate Bill 588 would allow a licensed milk hauler to transport milk on highways even during […]