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LOCAL NEWS | MAY 14, 2019

An area man faces jail time for animal cruelty.  A Huntingdon County jury convicted James Tippett of a felony-three count of aggravated cruelty to animals for killing a beagle puppy last May.  The Pennsylvania State Police were called to the Valley View Trailer Court in the Mount Union area last May to investigate a neighbor’s […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 13, 2019

An area man was arrested after illegally entering a vehicle last week in Lewistown.  Borough Police say after receiving a report May 7th just before 6:00 am, 22-year-old Darian Honzik was located by an officer on West Spanogle Avenue in possession of a backpack and a rifle case.  Honzik attempted to conceal the items and […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 9, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate has voted unanimously to establish the Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission under a plan authored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34). The measure now goes to the state House for consideration.  Under Senate Bill 585, the commission would be responsible for reviewing the status of the dairy industry and making recommendations on […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 7, 2019

State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) has been appointed to lead the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session.  The appointment was made by President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25).  The committee is responsible for reviewing legislation and resolutions related to a number of subjects pertaining to housing and […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 6, 2019

A Maryland man has been sentenced for two 2018 bank robberies in Pennsylvania. The U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said 29-year-old Jacob Charles LaFrance of Thurmont, Maryland, was sentenced to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release.  LaFrance was also ordered to pay restitution.  He committed armed […]