LOCAL NEWS | MAY 21, 2020

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 21, 2020

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 21, 2020

As Pennsylvania begins a phased re-opening plan, businesses are doing all they can to prepare for a safe work environment, ensure the safety of their employees and determine how to operate in this new business landscape.   As part of “Bringing PA Back,” the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is committed to helping businesses come back stronger than ever. They are working with top experts to bring essential training to companies across the Commonwealth. The 5-part webinar series, from Tuesday, May 26th thru Friday, May 29th, will assist in navigating important regulations to guide you through a safe re-opening and help answer critical questions.  Fore more details, visit https://www.pachamber.org/events/details/2041/2020_bringing_pa_back_business_readiness_webinar_series/.


An area woman was charged after a traffic stop earlier this week in Dauphin County.  According to State Police at Newport, 62-year-old Cindy Davis of McClure, was the operator of a vehicle stopped on Roberts Valley Road in Susquehanna Township.  Police say Davis’ Volkswagen was traveling at 87 miles-per-hour in a posted 55 mile-per-hour zone.  The vehicle was also observed swerving and failing to maintain its lane of travel.  Davis was found to be in possession of, and impaired by marijuana.  She was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.


Pennsylvania Game Commission 2019-20 shooting-range permits will remain valid for an additional two months after their printed expiration date to make up for lost opportunity due to COVID-19 guidelines.  Permits for 2019-20 have a printed expiration date of June 30th, 2020.  The Game Commission will continue to consider them valid through Aug. 31st.  Pennsylvania 2019-20 hunting and furtaker licenses, which also are set to expire June 30th will be honored for range use through August 31st as well.  Hunters and trappers are reminded that beginning July 1st, they will need new licenses before engaging in any hunting or trapping activity through June 2021.


A bridge replacement project on Route 2004 (Back Maitland Road) has been delayed. Work on the bridge spanning Jack’s Creek approximately two miles northeast of Lewistown in Derry Township, Mifflin County, has been delayed until Tuesday, May 26th.  The existing bridge was originally constructed in 1934.


Today’s meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners will be available via WebEx.  You can join the meeting at 9:00 am by going to www.webex.com, clicking “Join” in the upper right hand corner and entering the Meeting ID: 799542080. The meeting password will be mifflincounty (64335462 from phones and video systems) Participants will be prompted to install and run the WebEx application.



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