Category Archive for: "news"

Local News | January 23, 2017

It will now cost you more to purchase a stamp. The cost of a Forever stamp is now $.49. It went down to $.47 last April when the U.S. Postal Service was ordered to drop its price for the first time in 97 years. Postal officials are now saying they need the money, so the […]

Local News | January 20, 2017

A Lewistown man was killed as a result of a logging accident on Jan. 18 in Huntingdon County, according to a report issued by Pennsylvania State Police. Police responded to a report of a logger, Daniel Buchanan, 44, who was trapped under a tree at Owl Hollow Road and Baptist Church Road, according to the […]

Local News | January 19, 2017

Pennsylvania will begin taking applications to grow and distribute medical marijuana next month. Permit applications are available on the Heath Department’s website and will be accepted from Feb. 20 to March 20. The law enacted in May 2016 allows patients with serious medical conditions to take medical marijuana by pill, oil, vapor, ointment, or liquid […]

Local News | Wednesday January 18, 2017

Over the last several years Mifflin County Planning Department, in collaboration with the Lewistown Borough, has worked to improve the area around Monument Square. Recently, PennDOT announced Mifflin County had been awarded over $600,000 for Phase five of the Monument Square project along South Main and Water streets. The money will be used to install […]

Local News | January 17, 2017

The Reedsville Fire Co. released their year-end report, the fire company responded to 230 total calls in 2016. The report also highlights the response time of when members arrive at the station until the company arrives at the scene of the incident. According to the report, from the time company members are dispatched to a […]