The operator of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Wayne Township. The crash occurred shortly after 6:00 pm at the intersection of Routes 22 and 747 at North Jefferson Street in Mount Union. The deceased was identified as 58-year-old Craig Harris. According to State Police, Harris’ cycle collided with a Pontiac Grand Am driven by 63-year-old Betty Bailey as Bailey’s vehicle was turning onto Route 747. Bailey sustained minor injuries. The investigation will continue.
Twelve (12) more Pennsylvania counties move to the yellow phase of reopening today (Friday, May 22nd). Those counties include Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, and Cumberland Counties. [Also Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Wayne, and York Counties]. Twenty-four counties moved into the yellow phase of reopening on May 8th, and another 13 moved to yellow beginning May 15th. Forty-nine (49) of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties are now in the yellow phase of reopening. Eighteen (18) counties remain in the red phase. Guidance on Yellow Phase details can be found at https://www.governor.pa.gov/process-to-reopen-pennsylvania/.
Today is “Day of Giving” at MERF Radio. Our stations are raising funds for area food banks to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can donate by phone at 717-248-6757 or online at RadioLovesLocal.com from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. The combined goal for “Day of Giving” is $10,000. A complete list of area food banks can be found at https://radioloveslocal.com/.
The refuse schedule in the Borough of Lewistown will be modified next week for Memorial Day. Monday’s route will be picked up on Tuesday. All other days remain the same. Customers should hold recycling materials until the next scheduled day on June 8th.