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Symposium offers insight to women

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­McVEYTOWN — Like many of the women attending the inaugural Women’s Leadership Symposium on Wednesday, Brooke Drake, of Lewistown, had a gratifying experience. “It was wonderful to hear women in industry share their knowledge and their willingness to grow others,” she ...

Bluebird Housing Assistance

Lifestyles

Look for the new bluebird boxes at Kish Park, as seen at right. Bluebirds are cavity nesters, and aggressive European starlings have been hogging the limited supply of nest sights on the south side of the park, says Gordon Parker, of Honey Creek Bill & Beak, Lewistown. He “wanted to ...

Prominent keynote speakers give guidance, offer life advice

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McVEYTOWN — The Women’s Leadership Symposium on Wednesday at Body and Soul Community Center in Strodes Mills was filled with sessions to help guide women through work/life balance, leadership, finances, hormonal changes and social media branding. Mixed with breakout sessions were three ...

Memorial Day events in the Juniata Valley

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Saturday and Sunday — The grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg will be transformed into a staging area for the push into occupied France as Acisand Allied forces bivouac, interpreting field life for the public in this annual Memorial Day weekend event. Camps open at 10 ...

Charges dropped against area man

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LEWISTOWN — Charges against Christopher Gahagan, 49, of Lewistown, have been dropped after his estranged wife admitted to providing false reports to law enforcement earlier this month. She has now been charged. According to a report from the Lewistown Police Department, Marla Gahagan, 44, ...

Top of the town

Lifestyles

Country Memories Day is Saturday McVEYTOWN — The streets of McVeytown will come to life on Saturday for the 32nd annual Country Memories Day. Festivities will kick off at 6 a.m. with registration at the corner of Queen and Holiday streets, as vendors arrive. Breakfast will be served ...

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 ...

FAME hosts ‘Stop the Bleed’

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LEWISTOWN—Members of the Lewistown Kiwanis and South Hills School of Business had the opportunity to learn how to treat life-threatening bleeding during a “Stop the Bleed” program hosted by FAME EMS on Tuesday night. “Stop the Bleed” is a national campaign that was formed by a work ...

New info extends jury trial

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MIFFLINTOWN—The jury trial for the Commonwealth versus Bradley Kemp was continued on Tuesday, due to new information presented by a prosecutorial witness. Nevin Zimmerman, Kemp’s defense attorney, requested the continuance to review the witness’s information. According to District ...

Living history

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Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Savannah Bonson, left, portraying George Washington, tells her fellow students about the President’s early life, why he was famous and some fun facts during Lewistown Elementary School’s living musuem Tuesday. Meredith Stout’s third grade class researches ...