Authorities in Huntingdon County are investigating an apparent suicide. State Police troopers responded to reports of a gunshot wound on Loop Road in Oneida Township on March 23rd. The victim was a 61-year-old unidentified male. The investigation will continue.
The Juniata County Commissioners have extended the deadline to apply for a homelessness prevention grant to March 29th. The Resident Subsistence Program is being offered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support hard-hit residents and is funded by the Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV). Residents at risk of losing their housing in Juniata County may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 to prevent homelessness. The grants can be used to pay utility payments to prevent cutoff of service. Applications and other necessary documentation can be found at https://www.juniataco.org/. If you do not have access to a computer or internet, call 1-800-332-6701. For more information, visit www.seda-cog.org.
Lewistown Intermediate School is closed today due to COVID-19 protocol. The tentative plan is to have LIS reopen for in-person instruction tomorrow.
Due to a scheduled power outage, the Mifflin County Library will be closed today. The library will reopen tomorrow with hours from 3:30 to 7:00 pm.