Local News | February 1, 2017

Local News | February 1, 2017

Local News | February 1, 2017

The Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce February Business After Hours event will be held from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Historic Courthouse on the Square, in Lewistown.

A wine tasting with Brookmere Winery and chocolate by Asher’s will be served.

The cost is $5 per attendee or $10 for guests. Reservations are due by Feb. 13.

To register, call Rhonda 248-6713.

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A 31-year-old Lewistown man was found to be in possession of equipment to cook meth, according to a report from Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown.

Police said Jordan Herb, who was contacted by police on the evening on Jan. 25 is also suspected of cooking meth throughout the Lewistown area.

Police said the investigation into meth throughout the area is ongoing as there have been several meth labs discovered recently in Mifflin County.

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Gov. Tom Wolf will ask lawmakers for another $10 million to help save the lives of people overdosing on heroin or prescription drugs.

The Democratic governor said Tuesday that he wants the money to help law enforcement agencies and first responders buy the overdose antidote naloxone.

The money could pay for hundreds of thousands doses of naloxone. Kits can start at $20.

Wolf’s administration has worked to make naloxone more available around Pennsylvania and says more than 2,300 overdoses have been reversed by first responders in Pennsylvania since November 2014.

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There will be a blood drive Thursday February 2 from 1:30 -7 p.m., at the Trinity United Methodist Church, in Mifflin.

Bring a photo ID and remember to eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to making a blood donation.

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