Monthly Archive for: "August, 2017"

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 29, 2018

An attempted scam in Huntingdon County was thwarted last week, thanks to UPS.  According to State Police, an 80-year-old Blairs Mills woman was contacted by phone on June 19th by callers claiming to be her grandson and her grandson’s attorney.  The callers said the grandson was arrested for DUI in Maryland and needed $4,000 for […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 28, 2018

Penn State Cancer Institute in Hershey is now the first and only oncology center in central Pennsylvania to offer patients CAR T-cell therapy, a cutting edge treatment that has been successful treating a common type of lymphoma. The CAR T-cell therapy, called Yescarta, uses the body’s own immune system to treat patients who have not […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 27, 2018

Motorists commuting to State College via Route 322 through Potters Mills Gap experienced significant delays earlier this week because of drainage work and cross pipe installation.   PennDOT says the work that was originally scheduled to take place around the clock caused significant delays.  A schedule change which is now in place restricts working hours from […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 26, 2018

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement on behalf of the Commonwealth with various tobacco companies, resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.  Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 25, 2018

A tip from an ex-wife led state police to arrest a Huntingdon County man with 21 counts of child pornography on Friday. Officers were called by the wife of 40-year-old Ryan Edgar Quinones of Mapleton after she discovered a CD among his belongings at their home, which she believed contained child porn. Upon reviewing the […]