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Season of Giving

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Margie Smith, Lewistown, carries a Christmas gift bag destined for an eligible child during the First United Methodist Church and Salvation Army Community Christmas Project held Thursday at the church in Lewistown. Approximately 216 eligible children of Mifflin County received Christmas gifts ...

Photo courtesy Sara Buffington, Mifflin County Garden Club
Helen Buffington Award
Lisa McCullough, Rhoda Shafranich and Ahlea Hornung, 420 W. Fourth St., Lewistown

Snow Crystals

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The Mifflin County Garden Club has announced the winners of the 2017 Christmas Decorating Contest in Lewistown: * This year's winner of the Helen Buffington Award is Lisa McCullough, Rhoda Shafranich and Ahlea Hornung. The home is located at 420 W. Fourth St. * The Blue Ribbon for ...

Academy gains steam

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LEWISTOWN - The Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology is being noticed within the community. Mifflin County School District Superintendent James Estep recognized Academy Director Daniel Potutschnig and Assistant Director John Bilich on Thursday evening during a meeting of the ...

Milroy man sentenced for indecent assault charges

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LEWISTOWN — A Milroy man is facing up to 4 years in prison for charges of indecent assault and corruption of minors. Wilmer Kunsman, 64, appeared in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas Thursday where he was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in a state correctional institution. Kunsman must ...

Budget out for approval

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YEAGERTOWN — The budget for the Mifflin County Regional Police Department is out of approval. During the Thursday night meeting of the MCRPD Board of Directors, Ron Napikoski, of Derry Township, said each participating municipality for approval. Before the board can officially approve the ...

Commissioners announce public meeting agenda

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From staff reports LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Commissioners held a brief workshop meeting Thursday morning to announce items that will be on the public meeting agenda next week. New business includes: ¯Tax exoneration requests for Lewistown Borough and Brown, Wayne and Derry ...

Calendar

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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 ...

Library announces holiday hours

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LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin County Library will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26 to celebrate Christmas, and will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 27. Normal operating hours will resume on Dec. 28. The library will be closed on Jan. 1 to celebrate New Year’s Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Jan. ...

Mifflin County Library sets holiday hours

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LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin County Library will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26 to celebrate Christmas, and will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 27. Normal operating hours will resume on Dec. 28. The library will be closed on Jan. 1 to celebrate New Year’s Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Jan. ...

People potpourri

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¯ Mackenzie Bressler, of Milroy, celebrates her birthday today. ¯ Paul Carden, of Milroy, celebrates his birthday today. ¯ Nancy Haines, of Shindle, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...