LOCAL NEWS | MAY 23, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 23, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 23, 2019

A Cocolamus woman was charged with cruelty to animals last weekend. 22 year old Shelby McNaughton was arrested for leaving 2 dogs, 1 cat and 1 rabbit unattended without food or water for a prolonged period of time at a Juniata County residence. Charges were filed through District Court.


Severe weather could roll across Central PA this evening and some of those thunderstorms could be supercells. According to PennLive.com, a low pressure system is expected to move across the state in the afternoon and evening hours and conditions will be right for severe thunderstorms to develop. Supercells are the least common type of storm, but have had the capacity of producing damaging winds, very large hail and weak to violent tornadoes. A separate updraft and downdraft enable supercells to last longer. While today’s storms may be severe, precipitation amounts over the course of the day are expected to be less than an inch. We’ll be sure to keep you updated with the latest from Accuweather and the National Weather Service.


All PennDOT driver license and photo centers, including the full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 25th, through Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day.  Customers can still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services, including all forms, publications and driver training manuals, online through PennDOT’s website by visiting www.dmv.pa.gov.


Few creatures evoke as much fear, superstition, and fascination as snakes.  Most are harmless and even venomous snakes rarely bite. Join special guest Greg Line for a look at Pennsylvania’s snakes on Saturday, May 25th at 7:30 pm at the Greenwood Furnace Campground Amphitheater.  You will learn about the role of snakes in the environment, and why it is important to protect them, especially venomous snakes.  The program includes live specimens of both non-venomous and venomous snakes in a safe and controlled setting.  For more information, check the park’s Facebook Page or the Calendar of Events at the State Parks website at www.visitPAparks.com.


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