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LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 27, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an initiative to have agency inspections focus on reducing workplace hazards that can lead to amputation injuries for workers in Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry.  The initiative extends OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (NEP) on amputations, an update of the agency’s 2015 directive.  The NEP on […]

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 26, 2020

A Mount Union woman sustained injuries in a one-vehicle crash Monday morning in Wayne Township, Mifflin County.  State Police say 31-year-old Chelsey Brown was the operator of a Toyota Yaris on Old 22 Road at 5:45 am Monday.  Brown’s vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway, and struck and embankment and a traffic […]

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 25, 2020

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) recently announced an expansion of its PA Forward Student Loan Program, offering borrowers a more streamlined way to manage their debt by combining all of their federal and private student loans into a single monthly payment.  The program offers competitive fixed interest rates, currently as low as 3.72% […]

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Work on a local bridge will cause travel delays this week in Lewistown.  PennDOT says beam delivery and setting on the South Main Street bridge (Route 3001) that spans Kish Creek in Lewistown Borough will be Wednesday (February 26th).  Work is scheduled to begin by 8:30 am and continue throughout the day.  Area drivers should […]

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 21, 2020

A one-vehicle crash yesterday morning in the Potters Mills Gap project on Route 322 in Centre County claimed the life of a Lebanon County man.  The crash occurred just before 7:30 am Thursday.  Authorities say 61-year-old Samuel Bellaman was the operator of a tractor-trailer that failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and overturned down an […]