Monthly Archive for: "February, 2017"

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 17, 2019

Area roadwork continues this week.  PennDOT says the Route 322 eastbound ramps will be closed at the Burnham interchange beginning today (Monday, June 17th). The closures are scheduled to be in effect for eight days—through June 25th. During the ramp closures, Route 322 eastbound traffic will continue to the Electric Avenue/522 North interchange. After taking […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 14, 2019

The state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee has approved a measure that would ensure Stage IV metastatic cancer patients have access to medications and treatments prescribed by their doctor, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).  In current practice, insurance companies may limit coverage for prescriptions, or require patients to try other insurance-mandated […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 10, 2019

PennDOT says work will begin on two Huntingdon County roadways beginning today (Monday, June 10th), in Logan, Miller, Oneida and Barree Townships.  Drainage work will begin on both Route 4007 (Petersburg Pike), from Route 305 in Petersburg Borough to Route 1009 (Cold Springs Road), and on Route 1011 (Murry Run Road), from Route 26 (Standing […]


Some residents in Lewistown lost power early yesterday morning as a result of a hit-and-run crash in the borough.  Police say what is believed to be a silver GMC Envoy struck a utility pole on the 100 block of Spring Street yesterday at about 3:45 am.  The collision caused major damage and a power outage.  […]


Another scam has been reported to local authorities, this time involving a fake Ticketmaster phone number.  An Orbisonia woman attempted to call Ticketmaster on May 28th, but the call was re-routed to a fake number.  The victim purchased two gift cards totaling $640.  State Police remind consumers if you are told to purchase gift cards […]