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Local 4th Grader Wins Impressive Prize

Juniata Elementary School fourth-grader Lennox Berrier earned second place in a statewide Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention Poster Contest. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Epidemiology, the contest challenged students to create educational posters about tick safety. Lennox’s poster, which highlighted prevention strategies, stood out among her peers. Her teacher, Jared […]

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Lewistown Library Closed Today

A quick reminder this morning from the folks at the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown. The library will be closed today, due to a planned power outage while the building undergoes renovations. The closure today only affects the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown. Kish Branch Library in Belleville will remain open.

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Police Searching for Theft Suspects

Police in Central Pennsylvania are searching for three people linked to an organized theft ring that stole over $20,000 using stolen credit cards. The three are accused of multiple thefts at Wegman’s and Whole Foods between October 2023 and April of this year. The group, identified through security footage, targeted shoppers’ wallets and used the […]

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Local Memorial Day Events Listed

The Memorial Day Parade in Mifflintown will step off on Monday morning at 10. A ceremony will be held beginning at 11 Monday morning at Westminster Cemetery. In Port Royal, the Memorial Day Parade begins Monday morning at 9, and then follow Route 75. The Memorial Day Parade in Belleville begins at 9:30am on Monday […]

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Lewistown Library to Be Closed Tuesday

A quick reminder this morning from the folks at the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown. The library will be closed next Tuesday, May 28th, due to a planned power outage while the building undergoes renovations. The closure will only affect the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown. Kish Branch Library in Belleville will remain open.-

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Bridge Dedication Ceremony Planned

Mifflintown Borough plans to honor first responders, including the late State Trooper Jacques Rougeau Jr., with a special memorial event. The recently restored Cross Street Bridge will be dedicated as “Bravery Bridge” in recognition of the courage and sacrifice of all first responders. The event, scheduled for June 17th at the town’s fire hall, will […]

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Country Memories Days This Weekend in Mcveytown

Folks in McVeytown are gearing up for the 37th annual Country Memories Day, a community tradition set to unfold this Saturday. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Market Street will transform into a vibrant showcase of local businesses, artisans, and entertainers. Attendees can expect a diverse array of handcrafted items, live music performances, and family-friendly […]

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Judge Imes Recertified

Joshua Imes, Magisterial District Judge for Juniata County, has been recertified to serve on the Pennsylvania Judiciary after completing continuing education coursework. The annual 32-hour program covers a wide array of legal topics, including updates on the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, criminal law and procedures, and judicial ethics. Magisterial district judges like Imes play a crucial […]

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2 Firefighters Hurt in Milroy Blaze

Two firefighters sustained injuries battling a blaze at the Lewistown Cabinet Center in Milroy. Both were hospitalized but are expected to recover. The fire, reported around 4 p.m. Saturday at 200 Water Street, prompted a response from over 30 firetrucks, escalating to a three-alarm status. It took roughly four hours to extinguish the flames. Investigations […]

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16 Year Old Drowns in Pool

A 16-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool in Penn Township on Saturday afternoon around 5:15. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the still officially unidentified teen went underwater while swimming and did not resurface. Fire companies from Smithfield and Marklesburg, along with the Huntingdon County Coroner’s Office, the Fish and Boat Commission, and the Army […]

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