LOCAL NEWS | APRIL 19, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | APRIL 19, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | APRIL 19, 2019

The Director of the Perry County Family Center has been indicted by a grand jury for embezzlement of funds involving federal programs.  The U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said 53-year-old Shelly A. Dreyer-Aurila of New Bloomfield, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday (April 17th).  The indictment alleges that between 2010 and 2017, Dreyer-Aurila knowingly embezzled and converted to her own personal use more than $220,000 under the care and control of the Center. The Center annually receives more than $10,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund several programs including its Child Abuse Prevention program.  The case was investigated by the Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation, Charitable Investigation Unit.

 

A Fed Ex employee was transported to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after being struck by a vehicle in Snyder County Wednesday afternoon.  Police say the Fed Ex driver was exiting his delivery vehicle when he walked into the path of a southbound SUV on South Market Street in Selinsgrove.  The victim was propelled approximately 25-feet from the point of impact.  More information is unavailable at this time.

 

Authorities responded to the Mifflin County Correctional Facility earlier this week after a report of an assault by an inmate.  According to Lewistown Police, the incident was reported Monday shortly before 2:00 am.  An investigation determined that 22-year-old Kylar Carvell had assaulted two corrections officers.  Carvell was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, a first degree felony.

 

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and the Kiwanis Club of Huntingdon are partnering for the eighth year to offer a Community Wellness Check.  The Wellness Check is an affordable, comprehensive blood test – over $350 in value for just $40.  The check will be Saturday, May 4th, from 7:00 to 10:00 am in the main lobby of J.C. Blair.  For appointments, call the hospital’s Community Relations office at 814-643-8833, or go online to www.jcblair.org/wellness.

 

Motorists traveling through Union Township in Mifflin County are reminded to obey the posted speed limit.  PennDOT has placed two radar-controlled speed display signs on Route 655 in an effort to curb speeding.

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