|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-25-14
The Mifflin County School Board voted to extend the contract of Superintendent James Estep. Estep was re-hired for another five years at a salary of 147,100 dollars---ten thousand dollars less than he is currently being paid.
Bridge work will... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-24-14
A tragic accident yesterday at Raystown Lake. State Police say a 1-year-old boy is dead after falling out of a houseboat yesterday morning. The boy, Jamari Benjamin, of Ephrata, was with his family when he fell from the rented houseboat. Police... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-23-14
A utility pole was knocked down yesterday morning when it was struck by a vehicle driven by Mark Hess Junior of McVeytown. Hess told officers he had apparently fallen asleep. He was not injured.
A Huntingdon man was injured when he lost... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-22-14
Derry Township supervisors will allow the borough of Lewistown to use its street sweeper one night per week. Lewistown has been unable to use its street sweeper for some time.
Three teenagers have been charged as adults in a rock-throwing... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-18-14
One person was injured and six people are homeless after a fire in Mapleton, Huntingdon County. The blaze broke out yesterday morning in an apartment building on Main Street. The response from firefighters was fast---partially because the apartment... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-16-14
Summer time is festival time. In Richfield, Juniata County, the annual Richfield Dutch Days gets underway today at Basom Park.
And tomorrow, it’s the Allensville Firemen’s Festival.
Saturday, the Mifflin-Juniata 4-H Horse and Pony Show... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-15-14
Governor Tom Corbett’s re-election campaign issued robo-calls over the weekend, criticizing the Republican controlled Legislature for sending him a budget loaded with perks and earmarks and then warns of property tax increases without passage of... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-14-14
A Duncansville man died when his Harley hit a van on Route 22 in Huntingdon County. State Police say Brent Williams was making a U-turn in front of Diner 22 when his motorcycle crossed into the path of a van, driven by a Huntingdon man. Williams... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-11-14
A fake carjacking in Snyder County forced an air and ground search. State Police say a woman lied when she said she was carjacked in York and forced to drive to Snyder County yesterday afternoon. The woman called 911 and told them an unidentified... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-10-14
The National Weather Service says no tornado touched down in Perry County Tuesday night. It was determined straight line winds damaged an area of New Buffalo. However, it was confirmed a tornado touched down in Mercer County.
Governor... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-8-14
The mother of three young children was killed when her vehicle hit an embankment and flipped over near Mill Creek in Huntingdon County. The children were all wearing their seatbelts and had moderate injuries. The woman killed was not wearing her... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 7-7-14
Divers recovered the body of a 36-year-old Carlisle woman in the cabin of a boat that crashed and sunk at Raystown Lake Thursday night. State Police say Francesca Harris was trapped in the cabin of the boat when it crashed and sunk near the Tatman... more >>