LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 19, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 19, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 19, 2018

A Lewistown man was able to avoid a scam originating on social media.  According to Borough Police, on June 13th Darryl Woodward was notified he had won $500,000 through the Facebook Lottery.  He was instructed to send $400 via Western Union to South Carolina.   Woodward realized it was a scam.  He contacted police who forwarded the information to the Federal Trade Commission for further investigation.  Borough Police reminds residents not to send money, or provide personal or banking information of any type to suspicious individuals over the phone or through social media.  A helpful tip: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

 

Representative Adam Harris (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) will offer veterans affairs outreach hours by appointment in his district office on Monument Square in Lewistown on Wednesday (June 20th).  An accredited field service officer from the American Legion will be available to assist veterans with a variety of issues. Hours tomorrow are from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services, but appointments are necessary.  Call Harris’ district office at (717) 242-0423 to schedule.

 

Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s ® Honey Smacks ® cereal because of the potential presence of Salmonella.  People who purchased the potentially affected product should discard it and contact the company for a full refund.  The product has a “best by” date of June 14th, 2018 and a UPC Code 3800014810.  Consumers seeking more information, can visit kelloggs.com/honeysmacksrecall or call 1-800-962-1413.

 

 

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