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 collect money for the courts.  If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be a Police Officer and demanding money, hang up and report the incident to local Police.


A Police investigation into a hit-and-run crash over the weekend in Huntingdon County continues.  State Police say a 2002 Ford F-150 was severely damaged early Saturday morning on Route 475 near Brodbeck Road in Cromwell Township.  The driver apparently failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of the pick-up.  The vehicle struck a telephone pole, shearing it in half.  The operator fled the scene.


Authorities are investigating a burglary in Perry County.  According to State Police at Newport, the theft took place June 23rd on Mallory Boulevard in Wheatfield Township.  A New Bloomfield couple told police someone took a remote control car worth $1,000, an HP laptop computer valued at $800, a Polaroid camera, a wedding set, a diamond, and several other items.


Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Wish Bone 15 oz. House Italian Salad Dressing due to a limited number of bottles that were mislabeled. The product contains milk and egg, known allergens not declared on the bottle.  The recalled items can be identified by a “Best If Used By” date of January 13th, 2019, and a Case Lot Code of 4913019S51.  Affected product may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.


The Mifflin-Juniata Call-A-Ride Service will operate for Dialysis clients and necessary medical appointments on July 4th.  You must call by 12:00 noon today to schedule your ride.  The Call-A-Ride offices will be closed on Independence Day.  Transportation for Thursday, July 5th must also be scheduled by 12:00 noon today.


There will be no refuse collection in the Borough of Lewistown on Independence Day.  Wednesday’s refuse will be picked up Thursday, July 5th.




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