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Mifflin County seal coating scheduled

LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will begin seal coating operations on two Mifflin County roads Wednesday. Operations will take place on the following routes: ¯ Route 4007, Jacks Mountain/Wills Road, approximately one mile after turning onto the road from William ...

Birds of a feather

LEWISTOWN — Goose Day is almost here and in the spirit of this treasured holiday, the Wild Geese Flock Together public art project is announcing two new goose landings. The goal of this project is to recognize our unique local tradition of Goose Day through the talent of local artists ...

Fall recycling event planned

BEAVER SPRINGS — The Snyder County Solid Waste Management Authority has scheduled a recycling event for hard-to-recycle items such as electronic devices, appliances, scrap metal and clothing. The event will take place at West Snyder Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. ...

‘Give them a choice’

LEWISTOWN — Parents and concerned residents stood at the corner of Mifflin County School District’s administration building Friday to protest the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s mask mandate announced by Gov. Tom Wolf just prior to the start of the school year. With signs held high ...

Small but mighty

SHANKSVILLE — For the past two decades, Shanksville has been known worldwide as the community that on Sept. 11, 2001, was on the precipice of disaster — and survived. Beginning immediately after the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, the residents of the small borough and its surrounding ...