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LOCAL NEWS | JULY 23, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced that a coalition of 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach. The investigation found that Equifax’s failure to maintain a reasonable security system enabled hackers […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 22, 2019

A Friday afternoon one-vehicle crash in Juniata County resulted in injuries for an area woman.  According to State Police, 71-year-old Patsy McKnight of Mifflin was the operator of a Chrysler Voyager on Route 35 in Tuscarora Township at about 5:25 pm Friday.  McKnight’s vehicle left the roadway and struck two concrete barriers before rolling onto […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 19, 2019

Tomorrow (July 20th) marks the 50th Anniversary of one of our Nation’s greatest achievements.  The crew of Apollo 11 was launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16th, 1969 on a mission to meet the challenge made earlier in the decade by President John F. Kennedy.  Four days after lift-off, Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 18, 2019

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) has approved a six percent toll increase for 2020 for both E-Z Pass and cash customers. The increase is set to start on January 5th on all sections and extensions, excluding three western PA “cashless” toll facilities.  The most-common toll for a passenger vehicle next year will increase from $1.40 […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 17, 2019

June statistics have been released by the Mifflin County Regional Police Department.  The department completed three hundred and nine (309) incident reports last month.  Regional Officers investigated eleven (11) incidents of theft or fraud, and twenty-eight (28) motor vehicle accidents.  Regional Officers issued sixty-two (62) traffic citations, and seven (7) non-traffic citations.  In addition, Regional […]