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LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

House Resolution 1024 unanimously passed the House of Representatives yesterday, officially designating September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.  The measure was sponsored by Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin).  The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 10,000 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018. […]

LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

A Port Royal man has been indicted on ten counts of mail and wire fraud.  The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said 56-year-old Brian Douglas Sheaffer was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 19th after an FBI investigation.  According to the U.S. Attorney, between January 2010 and May […]

LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

Authorities are searching for a missing person in Huntingdon County.  According to State Police, 12-year-old Collin Claar left his residence in Marklesburg sometime overnight.  He is 4-10, approximately 77 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.  Claar also wears glasses.  Anyone with information is asked to call 814-627-3161.   In the wake of widespread damage caused […]

LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Four municipalities in the 34th Senatorial District have been awarded a total of $880,000 in state funding for projects that will improve public sewer and water facilities.  The grants and loans were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) under its Small Water and Sewer Funding Program.  The grants were announced by State Senate Majority […]