LOCAL NEWS - November 29, 2022
Updated: Nov 28, 2022
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ON JUNIATA COUNTY RADIO BEGIN DEC 5
High School Sports coverage on Juniata County Radio will begin on Monday, December 5 with 12 games in 13 days.
We begin the season with Juniata vs Mifflinburg girls live from Juniata High School. Our Winter schedule includes a total of 45 basketball games and wrestling matches from Juniata and East Juniata.
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ARMAGH TOWNSHIP HARASSMENT
A Huntingdon man is in trouble with the law following an incident at the Rutter's store on Commerce Drive in Armagh Township, Mifflin County.
State Police at Lewistown say that Dylan Wagner, 28 of Huntingdon, entered the store at around 2:30am on Sunday, November 27.
Wagner then created a disturbance in the store by yelling and banging the checkout counter. He also threatened an employee.
FAYETTE TOWNSHIP CRASH
Pennsylvania State Police at Lewistown responded to the scene of a crash on Free Spring Church Road in Fayette Township, Juniata County.
Chase A Bowsman, 27 of Mifflin was negotiating a left hand turn on Free Spring Church Road near the Troyer Road intersection when his vehicle hydro planed on the rain soaked roadway causing him to lose control of his 2010 Chevy Silverado.
The vehicle struck two dumpsters filled with wood and came to reast in the parking lot of Oakland Wood Products.
Bowsman was wearing his seat belt and was uninjured in the crash that occured at 10:15am on Sunday, November 27. He was charged in the incident.
FAYETTE TOWNSHIP CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
State Police at Lewistown are also investigating a incident of Criminal Mischief on Fairview Road in Fayette Township, Juniata County.
Philip Howe, 72 of McAlisterville told PSP that he discovered bullet holes in his residence.
The siding on the outside of the home and drywall inside the home were damaged. Total damage is estimated at around $100.
PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES OPENING DAY
Port Royal Speedway announced earlier this month that the 2023 racing season will kick off on Sunday, March 5 at 2pm with a two division show featuring 410 Sprint Cars and Super Late Models.
PERRY COUNTY RECIEVES GRANT TO CENTRALIZE COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Perry County has obtained a $3 million grant to centralize their county's government services.
Perry County's current government offices are in rented buildings at various locations.
State Representative Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Juniata) says the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant will allow the county to acquire land and hire firms to plan and construct a new centralized office building.
PSP ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CRASH AND ENFORCEMENT RESULTS
The Pennsylvania State Police have released a report detailing their crash and enforcement results during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Over the 5 day travel weekend, PSP reported 970 crashes with 176 injuries, and two fatalities. 48 of those crashes were alcohol related.
PSP made 539 DUI arrests and issued 9,252 speeding citations,
Pennsylvania State Police Troop G (Blair, Bedford, Fulton, Huntingdon, Centre, Mifflin, and Juniata Counties) reported 46 crashes, seven injuries with three crashes involving alcohol.
PSP Troop G issued 27 DUI citations, 1,281 speeding citations, nine child seat citations, 57 seatbelt citations, and 137 seatbelt warnings.