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  • JOHNSONBURG OFFICER PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER SHOOTING

    JOHNSONBURG OFFICER PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER SHOOTING

    Johnsonburg, PA – A Johnsonburg borough police officer has been placed on leave after shooting a man during an arrest. Police say the Johnsonburg officer, who is remaining unnamed at this time, fired a single shot at a 30-year-old man after he resisted arrest early Tuesday morning near the Domtar …Read More »
  • OFFICIALS STILL DETERMINING CAUSE OF PUNXSUTAWNEY FIRE

    OFFICIALS STILL DETERMINING CAUSE OF PUNXSUTAWNEY FIRE

    Punxsutawney, PA – Officials are still trying to determine what caused the fire that destroyed a home in Punxsutawney two weeks ago. A home on Pine Street caught fire on Nov. 8 while two people were home. One was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and another wasn’t injured. …Read More »
  • BROOKVILLE ADVERTISES BUDGET, THINKS ABOUT CASINOS

    BROOKVILLE ADVERTISES BUDGET, THINKS ABOUT CASINOS

    Brookville, PA – Brookville council approved advertising its 2018 budget. The balanced $2.3 million spending plan does not include a tax increase in the borough’s general fund. But it does call for a .3 mill increase in the street light fund. The lighting fund has dwindled in recent years from …Read More »
  • WHAT IS CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING?

    WHAT IS CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING?

    Harrisburg, PA – Many places will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving. Although private stores and businesses can stay open if they want, government buildings must be closed to observe Thanksgiving. The U.S. Postal Service won’t deliver mail tomorrow, and all government buildings, including driver’s license centers and liquor stores will …Read More »
  • TROUBLE IN TOYLAND: WHICH TOYS POSE SAFETY RISKS FOR KIDS?

    TROUBLE IN TOYLAND: WHICH TOYS POSE SAFETY RISKS FOR KIDS?

    Harrisburg, PA – The holiday shopping season is getting started, but do you know if the toys you’re buying are safe for your kids? Many toys still on store shelves can pose real risks to children. Besides the usual cautions about small parts that can be swallowed, shoppers need to …Read More »
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