A power point presentation at a Juniata County school has resulted in charges against a Richfield boy.  The incident took place November 6th at the school on Route 35 in North Fayette Township.  The 13-year-old student created the presentation for a school project.  When presenting it to his class, he was stopped by the teacher due to threats and the violent nature of its content.  Charges of disorderly conduct were filed.


An antique candy vending machine, and an antique soda vending machine were stolen from a Perry County business in September.  According to State Police, the items were taken from the exterior of the storefront at the Old Sled Works in Duncannon September 25th and 26th.  Both items are valued at $200.  Video surveillance captured a white Ford Expedition with one of the machines on an open trailer.  Anyone with information should contact State Police at Newport at 717-567-3110.


Traffic signal installation work begins today (November 12th), as part of the Route 22 and 829 Intersection Improvement Project in Henderson Township, Huntingdon County.  Beginning today, the contractor will install the signal poles, mast arms, and signals. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane and controlled by flaggers.  Overall work on the project consists of tree trimming, the repair of a slope failure along Route 22 near Mapleton, widening of the right turn radius from Route 22 eastbound onto Route 829, and other construction.  All work on the project is expected to be completed by December.


LIFE Geisinger will host an open house in Lewistown later this week.  LIFE Geisinger is a program for older adults designed to give them the support they need to live independently. The program can help older adults stay in their home, while taking advantage of daily living and health services.  The open house is Thursday (November 15th) from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Primary Health Network on Derry Heights Road.   For more information, call 570-373-2122 or email wsrishel@geisinger.edu.


Monday’s refuse route in the Borough of Lewistown will be picked up Tuesday due to today’s observance of Veterans Day.


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