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Lewistown Borough Council discusses business at meeting

Local News

The Council of the Borough of Lewistown had a meeting on Feb. 10, 2020. The following is their statement: At its meeting on Feb. 10, 2020, the Council of the Borough of Lewistown adopted a resolution clarifying its intentions regarding its future relationship with the Municipal Authority of ...

Greenwood to hold kindergarten registration

Local News

MILLERSTOWN —Greenwood Elementary will hold kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year on April 3. In order for your child to be eligible for kindergarten, they must be 5 years of age before Sept. 1. If you live in the Greenwood School District, call or email the school to ...

US stocks edge mostly lower after China virus cases spike

Business

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors turned cautious following a surge in cases of a new virus in China that threatens to crimp economic growth and hurt businesses worldwide. The modest losses snapped a three-day streak of record highs for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ...

Newspaper chain McClatchy files for bankruptcy protection

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — McClatchy, the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay off debt while revenue shrinks because more readers and advertisers are going online. McClatchy said Thursday that ...

That Valentine fragrance

Lifestyles

Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a fresh bouquet of flowers. On Valentines Day and any other day, make sure your gift of flowers provides many days of enjoyment by selecting the freshest flowers and providing the best possible care. Take some time to evaluate the quality of the cut ...

New exhibit examines ballet’s lasting influence on fashion

Lifestyles

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu. It may look, to the untrained eye, like any ballet costume. It is, however, anything but. Worn by the iconic Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova in her most famous role, the ...

What to know before laying down money for a mattress

Lifestyles

Here comes Presidents Day, a time to celebrate Lincoln and Roosevelt — and blowout mattress sales. These holiday-weekend bargains can be a smart opportunity to shop for a mattress if you need a new one. But choosing the right bed in your budget can be tricky if you go into the decision ...

EJ music teacher will be honored

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN —East Juniata High School’s band and choral director, Kevin Milliken, is being recognized by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association for 25 years of participation and success in its music program. East Juniata High School Principal Wendy Jerrehian described the school’s ...

Mother will stand trial in death case of 2 young children

PA News

READING, (AP) — A mother has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges in the deaths two young children found hanging in an eastern Pennsylvania basement last fall. A Berks County district judge made the ruling Wednesday after hearing almost four hours of testimony in the case of ...

Pennsylvania adds muscle to reviewing convictions

PA News

HARRISBURG, (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement office is starting a conviction integrity unit to review past convictions for mistakes that might result in them being overturned, officials said Wednesday. Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser, the former chief public defender in Cambria County and ...