Juniata River cleanup planned

GREENSBURG – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County and Keep Perry County Beautiful will be hosting a month-long, four-county cleanup initiative along the Juniata River.

This is the second annual cleanup coordinated by the four affiliates. During the inaugural cleanup, more than 100 volunteers collected in excess of 10,000 pounds of debris and more than 360 tires.

Cleanup dates, times, and meeting places are:

Perry County 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25 at Old Ferry Road, 1.4 miles from the intersection of Oak Hall and Old Ferry Road north

of Newport;

Mifflin County 8 a.m. Aug. 2 at Bylers Campground, 264 Brought Farm Road in Granville Township;

Juniata County 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Walker Township Building, 9698 William Penn Highway, Thompsontown;

Huntingdon County – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Point Access, near Snyder’s Run, just east of Huntingdon.

T-shirts will be provided for cleanup volunteers at each event. For participant registration, contact the local county affiliate by visiting www.keeppabeautiful.org/getinvolved and click on Find an Affiliate.

To learn more about Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, visit www.keeppabeautiful.org.