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Job fair to be held in Centre County BELLEFONTE — PA CareerLink Centre County is pleased to announce its Summer Job Fair to be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. June 12 at its 240 Match Factory location in Bellefonte. Featuring part-time, full-time and seasonal openings, this job fair provides a ...

Fiat Chrysler proposes $40B merger with Renault

PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce ...

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota oil drillers are falling far short of the state’s goals to limit the burning of excess natural gas at well heads, five years after the state adopted the rules to reduce the wasteful and environmentally harmful practice. The industry has spent billions of ...

Pediatrician joins Geisinger clinic

LEWISTOWN — Dr. Bijal Patel, a board-certified pediatrician by the American Board of Pediatrics has joined the staff at Geisinger Lewistown Clinic. Patel provides routine care as well as the treatment of common illnesses and injuries to pediatric patients. Patel earned her medical degree ...

GOP Sen. Ernst wary of Moore for Federal board, cites views on women

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator expressed doubts Monday about supporting Stephen Moore to join the Federal Reserve board and other GOP lawmakers were decidedly noncommittal, suggesting that President Donald Trump’s selection for the post might be in trouble. Lawmakers’ comments ...

Stocks up to a new high

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged further into record territory Monday following more signs that the economy is growing in the not too hot, not too cold way that investors love. The S&P 500 index ticked up by 3.15 points, or 0.1%, to 2,943.03. Big gains for banks led the way on ...

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 ...