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School district buildings ready for occupancy

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LEWISTOWN — With classes scheduled to begin Thursday in Mifflin County, a busy summer of maintenance and renovations has been nearly completed. During a committee-of-the-whole meeting Thursday, the Mifflin County School District Board of Directors heard an extensive update on a wide array ...

JCSD administrators: ‘We’re ready for the new school year’

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MIFFLINTOWN — Administrators at Juniata County School District are looking forward to the start of the new school year, they said Thursday during the regular board of directors meeting. Interim Superintendent Christie Holderman thanked everyone involved in preparing the school buildings for ...

County still unsure on purchasing voting equipment

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LEWISTOWN — Earlier this week, Juniata County decided to enter into an agreement to purchase new voting equipment as mandated by the state of Pennsylvania. In Mifflin County, the issue is still being studied. During Thursday’s regular business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners, ...

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Hearings resume for Apple

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District’s Board of Directors heard testimony from seven witnesses Wednesday during a due process hearing held to determine whether to retain former Juniata High School principal Edward Apple. Apple is currently on suspension without pay after receiving ...

Kratzer faces drug charges

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McVEYTOWN — Tracy Kratzer, 58, of McVeytown, is facing a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance after selling bags of heroin, according to police. According to the affidavit of probable cause, at 11:30 a.m. July 12, a confidential informant reported he was able ...

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County purchases new voting equipment

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County has taken the next step toward replacing its voting system as mandated by the Pennsylvania State Legislature following action taken Tuesday by the county board of commissioners. The board voted to ratify a sales order agreement with Election Systems and Software ...

Mifflin County woman to faces assault charges

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LEWISTOWN — Breonna Weaver, 19, of Lewistown, is facing indecent assault charges after allegedly attempting to have sex with an 11 year old, according to Lewistown police. According to the affidavit of probable cause, at approximately 6:50 p.m. on July 15, Lewistown police were dispatched ...