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The Thrifty Irishman Thrift Store — Demolition concluding — Suspect is sentenced — Toy and Coat Drive is planned

Annual Tradition Continues on Thanksgiving Weekend     Following the devastating fire that completely destroyed The Thrifty Irishman Thrift Store’s massive building at 2226 Butler Street earlier this year on April 7th, owner Robert McCormac vowed to reopen.       On Monday morning, September 16th, the final phase of demolition began to tear down the remaining walls, … Continue reading The Thrifty Irishman Thrift Store — Demolition concluding — Suspect is sentenced — Toy and Coat Drive is planned

Health Department Warns of Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from a Food Worker in Kensington

IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM THE PHILADELPHIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has recently confirmed that a person who works for Yumcious Donuts, located at 3001 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, Philadelphia, has acute Hepatitis A.  While the risk of Hepatitis A infection is very low, the Health Department recommends that people who … Continue reading Health Department Warns of Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from a Food Worker in Kensington

Spotted Lanternfly seen in Juniata Park. “Kill It!”

“Kill it! Squash it, smash it…just get rid of it. ” That’s the message from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture regarding the presence of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly. Native to the countries of China, Bangladesh, and Vietnam, the Spotted Lanternfly was first seen in Pennsylvania in 2014 and has spread across 14 counties here, including Philadelphia. This … Continue reading Spotted Lanternfly seen in Juniata Park. “Kill It!”

Suspects Wanted in Local Boost Mobile Store Robbery

From PhillyPolice.com: On September 17, 2019, at approximately 4:24 pm, two unknown black males entered the Boost Mobile store located at 3152 Frankford Avenue. One of the suspects then went to the employee asking him about phones while the second suspect went to the counter where another employee was standing by the register and pulled a … Continue reading Suspects Wanted in Local Boost Mobile Store Robbery

Free Pony Rides, Chicken Sandwiches, Water Ice and more in Juniata this Saturday!

By Rev. David Scudder, Bethel Chapel Church We chose a new time of the year, but this Saturday, September 7th we are hosting another annual community event for Juniata. We are calling it Bethel Chapel Church’s OPEN HOUSE. It will run from 3-6 pm.           There will be FREE hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, popcorn, water … Continue reading Free Pony Rides, Chicken Sandwiches, Water Ice and more in Juniata this Saturday!

UPDATE: Plaques Honoring Fallen Police and Firefighters are Recovered

Twenty-four hours after discovering that two plaques honoring Fallen Police and Fallen Firefighters had been cut off a memorial and stolen in the middle of the Juniata Golf Course, the plaques have been recovered. Yesterday, Bob Wheeler, General Manager of the Juniata Golf Club, told the Juniata News that discovering the missing plaques brought him … Continue reading UPDATE: Plaques Honoring Fallen Police and Firefighters are Recovered

Plaques Stolen from Police and Fire Memorial on Juniata Golf Course

Bob Wheeler, General Manager and Executive Director of the Juniata Park Golf Club made a startling discovery as he drove the course late this morning — The plaques for the Police and Fire Fighter Memorials were missing. “It brought me to tears,” Wheeler told the Juniata News today. The memorial is located in the middle … Continue reading Plaques Stolen from Police and Fire Memorial on Juniata Golf Course