JHS Homecoming

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Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Sarah Rowles, third from left, is crowned the 2018 Juniata High School homecoming queen by 2017 queen, Sydney Sheaffer, Friday night at the home football game at Dietrick Field. Joining the queens are Gage Treaster, left, and Jessen Abram.

Off the beaten path


McVEYTOWN — Surrounded by the beauty of the Juniata River, mountains and farmland and the occasional rumble of trains going by, Quiet Valley Campground in McVeytown offers its guests a chance to unwind and get back to nature. Owned by Chris and Amy Renno, the campground is the perfect ...

On a mission


There are two sides to Haiti. One is called Labadee. It’s for the cruisegoers, the wannabe rich and the really rich, tourists who hammock and snorkel and enjoy cold drinks in overpriced souvenir glasses. The other side is called “all the rest of the country.” It’s outside the gate ...

Admin changes approved

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MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County School District Board of Directors approved changes to administration related to the upcoming consolidation at its voting meeting on Thursday. In a 7-2 vote, the board approved following changes, which will take effect on Jan. 3, 2019: ¯Edward Apple will ...

Speak as the oracles of God


Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a series by Lyndon Stimeling that will run each week. I Peter 4:11 John Calvin (1509-1564) was one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation in Europe. After being expelled from Geneva in 1538, he went to Strasbourg and stayed for ...

Group helps parents of children with special needs

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MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County School District has created a group specifically for parents who have a child with special needs. Jill Condo, director of Special Education, said parents were continually approaching both her and secretary to the superintendent Polly Digon with questions ...

17-year-old charged with 2 counts assault in Perry County

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MILLERSTOWN — A 17-year-old male was charged with one count aggravated assault and one count indecent assault after allegations were made of unlawful conduct, according to Pennsylvania State Police-Newport. The accused reportedly had inappropriate contact with a four-year-old female accuser ...

Church to host women’s conference


MCALISTERVILLE — Ladies, you are enough. Women from all walks of life who feel less than perfect, less than qualified, less than able, and less than important will be embraced at a special event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren. Gabby Fisher, a ...


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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 ...

Lyrics open us up to God’s teachings


Almost nothing touches the heart like a song. A song opens us to God, teaches us and strengthens us. Through music, we are bolstered in our experience of God, and our faith is expanded. The musicality— the melodies and harmonies are great—but, for me, the lyrics are really where it’s ...