Kayla Handy

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SCI staff prepares inmates for reentry

   Just as education is an important foundation of an inmate’s reentry back into the community, so is their ability to function as a contributing member of society. Full Story

Judge moves drug case to higher court

   The last of five men charged with corrupt organization after the result of a search warrant following a routine traffic stop recently had his case moved to the higher courts.  Full Story


Guiderail update plans announced

   In accordance to changes in federal standards for guiderail and guiderail end treatments, the state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) issued an announcement regarding long-range plans for upgrades. Full Story


Vocational classes provide opportunities

   Those spending time behind bars may think of the day they’re released, but many hope to prepare for that day by taking advantage of various educational opportunities.  Full Story

Individuals accepted into ARD program

   A dozen defendants facing driving under the influence or low-graded drug or theft related crimes were accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program, their charges eligible to be dismissed if they complete all requirements of Full Story

Several defendants continue cases

   Various cases were continued to another preliminary hearing court date during central court or waived their charges to the higher courts.  Several defendants failed to appear for their preliminary hearing, their case continued to another date. Full Story

Pornography cases heard, one rescheduled

   Two child pornography cases were heard during criminal court Thursday, one case rescheduled to try to accommodate the hearing impairments of the defendant and another case rescheduled to a pre-trial conference date.  Full Story

Defendants sentenced in criminal court

   A handful of defendants were sentenced during criminal court last week, with witnesses and family members addressing the court before Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic sentenced defendants on their charges.  Full Story

Guilty plea entered in felony charges

   After posting $75,000 cash bail for his corruption of minor charges in February, Daniel R. Hostetler, 57, Alexandria, entered a guilty plea to three out of five felony charges, facing sentencing in November.  Full Story

Local defendants enter guilty pleas in court

   The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas accepted 12 guilty pleas during criminal court last week, defendants pleading to various offenses ranging from felony strangulation to misdemeanor simple assault charges.  Full Story

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