Business

Ribbon cutting

Sentinel photo by MEREDITH PEACHEY A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the opening of Core mortgage services at 405 Electric Avenue, Wednesday morning, in Lewistown. Present for the ceremony was, from left, Panahy Hughes, Erik Bakken, Stacy Koptchal, Justin Strayer, Johnny Mateo, Erica ...

Ribbon cutting

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER State Farm agent Amanda Moeller, center, cuts a ribbon with her son John Moeller, during the ribbon cutting ceremony for her new office on East Third Street in Lewistown. Present for the ceremony were, from left, Nancy Williams, Susan Green, DJ Moeller, the ...

Lucas Parkes joins MCS Bank Board of Trustees

LEWISTOWN — Lucas A. Parkes has been named to the MCS Bank Board of Trustees. He replaces Kenneth P. Fisher who retired in February and was named trustee emeritus. Parkes is a project engineer for the EDS Group, having joined the firm in June 2010. He has managed the Lewistown office ...

Barber opens shop in Belleville

BELLEVILLE — Gone are the days of having to travel to the “big city” to find a barber. Now there is one right in the heart of Big Valley. Retired teacher turned barber, Alan Miller opened Miller’s Barber Shop out of his home at 44 Pleasant St. in Bellville. The full service barber ...

Shade Mountain Naturals expands with new building

LEWISTOWN—When Tamela Hetrick of Shade Mountain Naturals began making skin care products for her family and massage therapy clients, she never imagined what she was doing would become a full-blown business. “We just started in the basement for fun and now we employ ten people,” Hetrick ...

Locals offer traffic control services

LEWISTOWN — If there is one thing the state of Pennsylvania has an abundance of it’s traffic. Whether it’s caused by road construction, a popular event or emergency situation there is a need for assistance to navigate those congested roadways. Fye’s Traffic Control Services LLC plans to ...

Bon Ton Building sold to group of 3

LEWISTOWN — The Bon-Ton building, located on Market Street in Lewistown, was officially sold on Feb. 20, according to public documents filed with the Mifflin County Recorder of Deeds. Documents state that Thomas, Nadine and Tamera Miller purchased the building for $150,000. Attempts to ...

US stock indexes end mostly higher, extending market’s gains

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Tuesday, building on the market’s solid gains from a day earlier. Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a second day as shares in the aircraft maker fell amid safety concerns following another ...

Acute care and family practice physician assistants join Geisinger

LEWISTOWN — Six board-certified physician assistants have recently joined the staff at Geisinger Acute Care and Family Practice in Mifflin and Juniata counties. ¯ Colt Brackbill is based at the Geisinger Lewistown Clinic in the acute care department. Brackbill graduated ...