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PA Mother Charged After Trying to Drown Her Own Children

A Pennsylvania mother is accused of trying to drown her children in creek to baptize them. 32 year old Candice McElwee of Dauphin County is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children after investigators say she drove around for a couple of days in early September with her four children […]

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Half Price Liquor Sale Continues

We first mentioned this yesterday, but you still have time to save at Pennsylvania liquor stores now during the big 50% clearance sale. The sale started Monday, and it includes more than 3,300 products, and it comes just in time to stock up for the holidays. For more details, visit the PA Fine Wine & […]

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Speeders and Aggressive Drivers Targeted

On Tuesday, PennDOT placed a radar-controlled speed display board on Route 75 in Lack Township, Juniata County. The electronic sign is a reminder to drivers to obey the posted speed limit, and aimed at curbing speeding… or aggressive driving. The speed limit there is 45 miles per hour. The board will remain there for the […]

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Pennsylvanians Helping Recovery Efforts in Florida

Pennsylvania’s Task Force One is in Florida, working in Fort Myers, searching what’s left of houses there and combing through the rubble, block by block. They say in many cases, there are just concrete slabs but no houses to search. So far, they say they have not found anyone killed by Hurricane Ian, but they […]

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Geisinger Effort to Thank Veterans

To thank local military veterans for their service, Geisinger will host drive-through Veterans Appreciation dinners at 11 locations across the health system’s service area, including Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, from 3:30 to 5:30pm on Thursday, November 10th. To make a reservation, visit, go.geisinger.org or call 717-242-7102. The dinners for U.S. military veterans and a guest are […]

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PA Chief Justice Dies

Max Baer, the chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, has died only months before he was set to retire. He was 74, and died at his home near Pittsburgh. No cause of death was listed. Now, Justice Debra Todd becomes chief justice, making her the first female chief justice in the commonwealth’s history, a […]

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PennDot Work Update

PennDOT says the contractor completed paving operations on a resurfacing project involving about two and a half miles of Route 22 in Mifflin County. The contractor will now be milling the centerline and edge line rumble strips between McVeytown and Strodes Mills in Oliver and Granville townships starting Thursday. That means possible delays in the […]

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Meadville Woman Jailed for Labor Trafficking

A woman from Meadville is headed to trial in Mifflin County on charges involving four underage girls. 44 year old Ellen Cummings owns a vehicle detailing shop in Lewistown. Cummings is charged with seven counts of involuntary servitude, four counts of labor trafficking, two counts of unlawful restraint, two counts of false imprisonment involuntary servitude, […]

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State Police Issue Scam Warning

A warning today from Pennsylvania State Police… They say scammers are now pretending to be troopers by spoofing… or disguising… state police phone numbers. State police say the scammers are asking for gift cards or other forms of payments for arrest warrants or Megan’s Law offenses, and they are threatening to arrest people who refuse […]

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Mifflin Commissioners Plan for $$ Distribution

The Mifflin County Commissioners met on Thursday, and revealed their plans for distributing $8.9 million that has been received by the county under the American Rescue Plan Act. Among the ideas under consideration… Protection from increased property taxes; Addressing costs associated with the COVID pandemic; Support for volunteer fire departments and first responders; and an […]

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