Making a point

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month The Abuse Network placed 102 purple flags at Five Points-Fountain Square in Downtown Lewistown. Each flag represents a domestic violence-related death in Pennsylvania in 2016. The fountain is also lit with purple ...

Website in the works

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LEWISTOWN — A website concept was a topic of discussion on Wednesday afternoon for the Mifflin County Internet Advisory Committee meeting. The website has been a thought since the inception of the group a year ago. Bill Gomes, representing the Mifflin County Planning Office, said that a ...

Patient advocacy business to help navigate healthcare

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LEWISTOWN — Navigating the world of healthcare can sometimes be confusing and complex. To help ease the burden for patients, families and/or caregivers, Juniata Valley Patient Advocate Services, LLC is now available in Lewistown. Owner, Heather Reichenbach, RN, BSN, of Lewistown, is ...

Top of the town

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Decorating contests for the holidays Lewistown This year’s theme for the Mifflin County Garden Club’s annual Christmas Decorating Contest for Lewistown residents will be “Snow Crystals.” Judging will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 6. The best overall design will be ...

Halloween activities

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This list of Halloween related events sponsored by non-profits will be published regularly on the Lifestyles/Entertainment page until the event occurs. To add items to the list, contact Jane Cannon Mort, 248-6741, ext. 115, or send an email to Trick or ...


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Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

People potpourri

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¯Michael A. Fultz, of Belleville, celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at or emailed ...

In the region

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G.I.N. to host senior bingo in Lewistown LEWISTOWN — The Geriatric Interest Network is hosting its bi-annual Senior Bingo event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 26, at Calvary Bible Church, in the Family Life Center, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown. In addition to bingo, the event will include a ...


Colonial class

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Sentinel photos by BUFFIE BOYER Blacksmith Jim Page explains the tools he uses when creating items from forged steel while visiting with the Juniata County Christian Homeschoolers as they learned about colonial era craftsmen Tuesday at the Tuscarora Valley Chapel in Walnut. Page said ...


Comment sparks discussion at ‘Meet the Candidates’

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MEXICO - A comment at the conclusion of Tuesday’s “Meet the Candidates” program at the Walker Grange erupted a discussion on what makes someone an acting sheriff. Juniata County Sheriff candidates Joshua Stimeling and Rick Baublitz were the guests of honor at the Juniata County Business ...