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LOCAL NEWS | OCTOBER 3, 2017

A weekend death at the State Correctional Institution in Huntingdon is believed to be from natural causes.  State Police say a 63-year-old male inmate at the facility failed to get up for morning count on Sunday.  The inmate was unresponsive and taken to JC Blair Hospital where he was pronounced dead by the Huntingdon County […]

LOCAL NEWS | OCTOBER 2, 2017

An 18-year-old McAlisterville man sustained serious injuries Friday when his bicycle was struck by an automobile in Juniata County.  The accident occurred just after 8:00 am on Route 35 in Fayette Township.  State Police say the rider crossed into the path of a Ford Fiesta driven by a 21-year-old Mount Pleasant Mills woman.  She was […]

LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

Authorities at Mifflin County Junior High School in Lewistown were alerted to a student who allegedly had a gun in his backpack yesterday morning.  The student was quickly isolated by school officials.  The “gun” turned out to be a Daisy BB pistol. There were no injuries to students or staff.   A one-vehicle crash earlier […]

Be Careful What You Swallow

When your a little kid you probably had all kinds of toys in your mouth. Did you ever by accident swallow one? Well a man who spent a lot of time coughing found out what he thought was cancer was not so much.. read about it here.

LOCAL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Friday is Goose Day in the Juniata River Valley.  The tradition dates to a settler from England in the late 1700’s.  Legend has it that if you eat goose on September 29th, also known as Saint Michaelmas Day, you will never want for money all the year round.  In the 1970’s, the Mifflin and Juniata […]