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LOCAL NEWS | JULY 2, 2020

Masks are now mandatory in all public spaces in Pennsylvania.  Governor Tom Wolf signed a new executive order yesterday stating masks must be worn whenever anyone leaves home. The order, signed by Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, takes effect immediately until further notice.   Bans and fees on single-use plastic bags could prove to […]

LOCAL NEWS | JULY 1, 2020

The Department of Justice has announced $42 million in funding to combat the illegal manufacture and distribution of Methamphetamine and Opioids at the state level.  In the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the State Police will receive over $1.5 million to support investigations into trafficking in heroin, fentanyl, or carfentanil, or the unlawful distribution of prescription […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 30, 2020

At a special meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners on Monday, small businesses in the county were urged to explore applications to the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance program. Funds are from the federal CARES Act appropriations passed by Congress and signed by the President in March.  The statewide program is to reimburse small […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 29, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf is reminding Pennsylvanians that wearing a mask is mandatory when visiting businesses. State government agencies communicated the following mask requirements to Pennsylvania businesses. Everyone must wear a mask, unless they have a medical reason not to or are under the age of 2. That includes workers and customers. No mask, no shirt, […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 26, 2020

The Pennsylvania House has advanced two measures to assist in the relationship between the community and law enforcement.  House Bill 1841 would require a thorough background investigation on an applicant for employment as a law enforcement officer.  House Bill 1910 would require the training of officers on interacting with individuals of diverse racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds.  […]