A Martinsburg resident received a suspected scam call about her Social Security number.
The resident said she received the call before 4 p.m. Monday from a recording on her phone saying she should call a number “in five minutes” for a new Social Security number because hers was involved in illegal activity. The recording said the caller was from the Social Security Administration and left the number 724-623-2380. When the number is dialed, a recording says, “Call rejected.” The administration said a Social Security number is never suspended and all such calls saying the number has been connected to illegal activity should be forwarded to ftc.gov/complaint. The caller said she notified Social Security about the call.
Two area post offices will have passport fairs Friday.
The U.S. Postal Service has launched the USPS Retail Customer Appointment Scheduler™ tool (RCAS) at www.usps.com/scheduler. In addition, select Post Offices in the Western Pennsylvania District are hosting passport fairs in February to assist customers in obtaining passports. The fair in Everett will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the post office, 17 E. Main St.; and in Roaring Spring from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 427 E. Main St.
The state transportation department announced travel restrictions starting early Tuesday morning.
At 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, a full commercial vehicle ban (including buses) will be in place on I-70 in Fulton County (from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike) and on I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike. Also at midnight, from New Stanton east to Carlisle, the Pennsylvania Turnpike will prohibit: empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; all large combination vehicles (double trailers); tractors hauling empty trailers; any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs; all motorcycles; and all recreational vehicles and RVs on the following roadways. Starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, the Turnpike will prohibit the same commercial vehicles as listed above until the ban is lifted. Visit www.511PA.com for more information.