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LOCAL NEWS | JULY 5, 2018

A Lewistown man faces assault charges stemming from an incident late last month.  Borough Police say 28-year-old James Hallums was involved in a verbal altercation June 30th on Pannebaker Avenue when he struck the victim on the arm and twice on the head with a baseball bat.  Hallums fled the scene in a vehicle.  The […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 3, 2018

A Lewistown resident received a phone call last Thursday from someone impersonating a Borough Police Officer.  The caller told the victim he owed restitution and court costs, and that failure to pay would result in his arrest.  The man hung up the phone and did not pay.  Borough Police reminds residents Police Officers do not […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 2, 2018

Authorities have released the name of the driver of a tractor-trailer involved in a crash Thursday afternoon at the base of the Seven Mountains in Armagh Township.  According to State Police, 46-year-old Rafael Tovar of Houston, Texas lost control of the Freightliner rig at about 1:20 pm on Route 322 below the Laurel Creek Reservoir.  […]

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 […]