LOCAL NEWS | OCTOBER 21, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | OCTOBER 21, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | OCTOBER 21, 2019

Penn State officials are trying to determine whether a porn video was made in a Penn State classroom. Students believe the video may have been filmed in the Thomas Building. While the classroom’s podium has the Penn State logo on it, a logo in the movie is blurred. The video was uploaded to an adult film website but it has since been removed. Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers says Penn State was obviously not aware of the use of its classroom in this manner and the film was made without any official permission. Screenshots of the video have been shared with police, who will investigate to determine if any criminal activity is present in the film.

 

Three people have been arrested for selling drugs in Mifflin County. 33 year old Gerald McFadden and two unidentified women were located at 130 N. Grand Street in Lewistown when State Police executed a search warrant last Thursday. During the search, items to sell and distribute crack cocaine, a substantial amount of the drug and money were found. McFadden was arraigned and is being held in the Mifflin County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail. The two females refused to provide identification and could not be identified. They were lodged in the Mifflin County Jail with bail being denied.

  

A McVeytown woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury on embezzlement charges. 24 year old Kassidy Atherton is being accused of issuing fraudulent postal money orders and depositing the funds into her own bank account during her time as a Postal Service employee from December 2018 and January 31, 2019 in Huntingdon and Fulton Counties. Indictments and Criminal Informations are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court. The maximum penalty under federal law for this offense is 10 years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment and a fine.

 

PennDOT is issuing an update on its cable median barrier installation project. Throughout the week, motorists will encounter short term closures of the left passing lane of the following locations:

-Route 22/522 eastbound between McVeytown and Lewistown

-Route 22/522 westbound between Lewistown and McVeytown

-Route 322 westbound between Reedsville and Milroy

The closures will be lifted at the end of each work day. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

 

 PennDOT is asking you to vote for your favorite entry in this years Paint the Plow program. Paint the Plow is a statewide outreach aimed at promoting winter driving safety and fostering appreciation for high school art programs and student creativity. Earlier this year, high school students across the nine counties of District 2 painted plow blades based on the theme, Don’t Rush in Ice and Slush. A new voting format has been introduced for the 2019 program. Members of the public can vote for their favorite plow through the PennDOT website. The plow photo that receives the most votes between today and Sunday night will be deemed the Fan Favorite. Vote now at www.penndot.gov/District2.com.

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