LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 21, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 21, 2019

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Authorities have ruled a recent death in Juniata County accidental.  State Police say an 87-year-old Honey Grove man fell two stories from a residential window on February 7th.  The incident occurred along Route 75 in Tuscarora Township.

 

A package of bills aimed at improving career and technical education in Pennsylvania is moving through the House Education Committee toward early legislative action. At a press conference Monday in Harrisburg, a bipartisan group of lawmakers showcased the 8 bills aimed at putting Pennsylvania Families First by increasing job training opportunities, addressing the skills gap, and solving the issue of skilled worker shortages.  House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) expressed hope the bills can soon become law in the Commonwealth.

 

 Pennsylvania Highlands Community College in Johnstown has been designated a Military Friendly School® by VIQTORY Media, the premier source for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The list honors colleges, universities, and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.  The 766 Institutions earning the designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school.  The Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

 

The American Red Cross will be in Juniata County for a blood drive today.  You can give the “Gift of Life” at Juniata Mennonite School on Leonard Hill Road in McAlisterville from 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

 

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