LOCAL NEWS | MAY 7, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 7, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 7, 2018

Nearly a quarter of Pennsylvania residents had their personal data compromised by Facebook according to State Attorney General Josh Shapiro.  An investigation is underway after it was determined 22 percent of the Commonwealth’s population had data shared with Cambridge Analytica and other third parties.  Facebook provided an estimate of nearly 3 million (2,960,311) Pennsylvanians in response to a bipartisan letter demand on the social network led by Shapiro that includes a total of 41 state Attorneys General.  Facebook estimates it shared a total of 70.4 million American users’ data with third-party developers.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised to tighten security protocol and crack down on data-mining companies who access the social network.  He testified before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees in April.

 

Paving work on the Route 3037 (Turkey Farm Road) resurfacing project in Penn and Walker townships, Huntingdon County will begin today.   PennDOT says the project will cover approximately 4.7 miles of Route 3037 from Route 3011 (Seven Points Road) to Route 3035 (Fairgrounds Road).  All work on the $1.3 million project is expected to be completed by mid-June.

 

Utz® Quality Foods in Hanover is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of some Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis Brand Tortilla Chip items due to potential contamination of undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  Consumers are urged not to eat the products subject to this recall.  Recalled Items can be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund or exchange.

 

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