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NULL LOCAL NEWS | DECEMBER 6, 2017 | Big Lewie




Seventy-six years ago tomorrow (December 7th), the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Empire of Japan.  America was at war.  Join the Pennsylvania Military Museum and local veteran’s organizations for the “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Tribute,” Thursday at 12:45 pm.  The tribute will commence beneath the guns of the Battleship “Pennsylvania.”  Light snacks and a review of a period documentary film will be offered in the museum theater. The Pennsylvania Military Museum is located at 51 Boal Avenue in Boalsburg, three miles east of State College.


All dog owners in Pennsylvania are required to have a new license by January 1st.  All dogs three months or older must be licensed in the county where they are maintained.  2018 dog licenses are on sale now at the Mifflin County Treasurer’s office.  Fees range from $4.50 to $8.50.  Lifetime and duplicate licenses are available only at the Treasurer’s office in the county courthouse in Lewistown.  You can also purchase a license online at  For more information, call 717-248-8439.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided local food service professionals the flexibility they need to serve wholesome and nutritious meals in schools across the nation. The new School Meal Flexibility Rule makes targeted changes to standards for meals provided under USDA’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.  The Secretary of Agriculture said the rule reflects USDA’s commitment to work with program operators, school nutrition professionals, and other stakeholders to develop forward-thinking strategies to ensure school nutrition standards are both healthful and practical.  This action reflects a key initiative of USDA’s Regulatory Reform Agenda, developed in response to the President’s Executive Order to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens.


The Huntingdon County Career & Technology Center needs judges for the District Skills USA Competition.  HCCTC will host the competition on January 15th from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm.  Two to three judges are needed for each competition.  If you are able to help, contact Laura Hicks or Linda Bennett by December 17th at 814-643-0951.





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