Board looks over nine applications

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LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Planning Commission reviewed nine applications for land development and sub division since its meeting in January. During a meeting Thursday, Jim Lettiere, assistant director of planning and development, brought three plans to the attention of the board to ...

Commissioners report March 2 agenda

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LEWISTOWN – During a brief workshop meeting on Thursday, the Mifflin County Commissioners announced the following agenda items for their March 2 business meeting: ¯ An ordinance authorizing the execution and entry into intergovernmental agreements between the county and the townships of ...


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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 ...


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The winning numbers selected Thursday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 9-2 Wild: 0 Day Pick 3: 4-3-2 Wild: 0 Day Pick 4: 8-8-6-5 Wild: 0 Day Pick 5: 8-8-8-7-7 Wild: 0 Night Pick 2: 5-9 Wild: 2 Night Pick 3: 4-8-4 Wild: 2 Night ...

People Potpourri

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¯Kip and Carol McElwain, of Belleville, celebrate their 49th anniversary 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 ...

Setting it straight

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Madison Bressler was incorrectly identified on Thursday’s Sports XTRA page in the Mifflin County High School indoor track and field photo for hurdles. Editor’s note: The Sentinel strives for accuracy in its reporting, but occasionally we do make mistakes and, when we do, we want to ...

Sentinel photo by JULIANNE CAHILL 
Paula Lauver, of Spruce Hill, speaks during the Act 34 Public Hearing for proposed consolidation at Fermanagh-Mifflintown Elementary School, held Wednesday evening at Juniata High School in Mifflintown.

Some against, some for consolidation

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MIFFLINTOWN — Taxpayers in Juniata County are not giving up their fight. About 100 people attended the state-mandated Act 34 public hearings for elementary school consolidation. Most of those who offered public comment remain opposed to the project. “Consolidation is a trend, and ...

Valley View site of next Business After Hours


BELLEVILLE —The Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on March 15 at Valley View Retirement Community in Belleville. Guests are invited to tour the new rehab neighborhood and meet the director of therapy. Hors ...