The search for a missing hunter had a happy ending over the weekend.  State Police along with local Fire and EMS personnel were involved in the search for a 17-year-old Lancaster male on State Game Lands in Fayette Township, Juniata County.  The juvenile did not return to camp after hunting on Saturday.  He was found safe and healthy shortly after 7:00 am Sunday on Juniata Forest Drive.  The missing teen said he became disoriented when he attempted to leave the woods in the dark.


The Mifflin County Elections and Voter Registration office reminds residents that today (October 10th) is the last day to register or make changes to an existing registration for the November 7th Municipal Election.  Applications can be picked-up and submitted at the Elections and Voter Registration office on the 1st Floor of the Mifflin County Courthouse in Lewistown.  New registrations and updates can also be submitted online at www.VotesPA.com.  For more information, call 717-248-6571.


A McClure woman refused medical treatment after a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning on Route 235 in Juniata County.  State Police say the accident occurred just after 8:30 am in Fayette Township.  Thirty-seven-year-old Melissa Tapp was the driver of a Ford Freestyle that left the roadway and struck a drainage ditch before rolling over several times.  Tapp was cited by State Police.


The Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PACIE) presented State Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. with its Friends of PACIE Award.  The award was presented recently for Eichelberger’s leadership in advancing global education in the Commonwealth.  PACIE offers support to a network of educational institutions and professionals in Pennsylvania that prepare students to enter the global marketplace.  Senator Eichelberger is advocating for the creation of a state Global Education Task Force that would produce recommendations for developing global education academic standards across the Keystone State.  Eichelberger will soon introduce a joint resolution asking for approval in both chambers of the General Assembly to create the task force.


Norfolk Southern will perform maintenance work on the railroad crossing on Route 4021 (Johnson Hill Road) in Huntingdon County today through Friday (October 10th – 13th).  The road will be closed at the Railroad Crossing.  The detour route is Eden Hill Road to Huntingdon Furnace Road to Highway 453 located in Warriors Mark and Spruce Creek Townships.







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