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LOCAL NEWS | MAY 21, 2019

Today is the Municipal Primary Election in the Commonwealth.  Voters in the region will cast ballots for several local, city and county offices.  A special election will also be held in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District to fill the U.S. House vacancy following the resignation of former Representative Tom Marino (R) in January.   Democrat Marc Friedenberg will face […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 20, 2019

Saturday’s “Dancing With the Stars” helped the United Way of Mifflin-Juniata top its yearly goal for the first time in roughly 10 years.  Dancers for the event brought in more than $16,500 ($16,584.30) through donations.   The team of Will Campbell and Christina Calkins-Mazur won both the Judge’s and People’s Choice awards.   Work to repair a […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 17, 2019

Join the 28th Division of the Pennsylvania National Guard as it remembers the service and sacrifice of Commonwealth citizen-soldiers through two World Wars and peace-keeping missions at the National Shrine on the grounds of the PA Military Museum. “A Celebration of Service: Honoring Pennsylvania Veterans” will be Sunday (May 19th) beginning at 12:30 pm. Activities include a concert, […]

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 16, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the creator of prescription painkiller OxyContin, accusing the company of a multi-faceted, illegal effort to market the drug in Pennsylvania.  Shapiro’s suit is the first to specifically detail Purdue’s barrage of sales representatives targeting Pennsylvania doctors as a key to push addictive opioids […]