Monthly Archive for: "June, 2019"

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 17, 2019

Area roadwork continues this week.  PennDOT says the Route 322 eastbound ramps will be closed at the Burnham interchange beginning today (Monday, June 17th). The closures are scheduled to be in effect for eight days—through June 25th. During the ramp closures, Route 322 eastbound traffic will continue to the Electric Avenue/522 North interchange. After taking […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 14, 2019

The state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee has approved a measure that would ensure Stage IV metastatic cancer patients have access to medications and treatments prescribed by their doctor, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Judy Ward (R-30).  In current practice, insurance companies may limit coverage for prescriptions, or require patients to try other insurance-mandated […]

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 13, 2019

Legislation authored by Representative Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) that honors a Huntingdon County hero was approved this week by the state House of Representatives.  The bill designates a portion of Route 747 over the Juniata River in Mount Union Borough as the Captain Joseph S. Giacobello Memorial Bridge. Giacobello, a lifelong resident of Mount Union, was […]