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Reunions

Editor’s note: A list of upcoming reunions is published weekly on the Entertainment page. The deadline for submitting notices is one week before publication. Submit reunion notices to Jane Cannon Mort at The Sentinel; email jmort@lewistownsentinel.com, or call (717) 248-6741, ext. 115. ¯ ...

Reunions

Editor’s note: A list of upcoming reunions is published weekly on the Entertainment page. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted ...

Annsfield

MIFFLINTOWN — The Bobb brothers “flipped” when the Annsfield mansion, a sprawling home with a never ending wrap-around porch, came up for sale in Mifflintown. Brent Bobb and brothers, Andy and Mark, had been “flipping houses” for about five years, Brent said. However, their efforts ...

New owners keeping memories alive

MIFFLINTOWN — More than 100 years of history and memories adorn the walls of the Annsfield mansion in Mifflintown. The new owners have chosen to keep the memories alive with black and white photos in plain view in the mansion now operating as a wedding/event venue. Brent Bobb and ...

Memorial Day in Mifflintown

Photo submitted by SUE SHELLEY The 2019 Memorial Day ceremony at Presbyterian Cemetery in Mifflintown included officers from the American Legion Post 298 in Mifflintown, from left, John Breon, commander; Connie Huff, auxiliary; Derek Batt, SONS and Dan Jackson, SONS.

An army is born

It is difficult to comprehend the amount of information there is out there on our American history. Researching and reading information takes me from one exciting event to another, eventually reaching our current history. For example, June 14, 1775, became an important date in American history ...

Lincoln Funeral Train

Editor’s note: The following was written by longtime Civil War infantry re-enactor Donald “Red” Husler, of Mifflintown, who is now portraying a Civil War-era civilian war correspondent. Although it’s been 154 years, the memories still lay fresh in the minds of many generations that ...

Seven Mountains

BELLEVILLE — How did Seven Mountains get its name? A room full of people wanting to know the answer attended the annual Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society meeting Monday, where guest speaker and local historian Paul Fagley presented the facts. After establishing with the crowd ...

Life Changes

Author’s note: Imagine it is 1994, and you are 17 years young with a child of your own. This is my mother, Stephanie's, story that I chose to write about to send out a message. Her story is not trying to persuade you to become a teenage parent, but is letting those who are pregnant at a young ...

Care packages sent to troops

EAST SALEM — While 67 care packages are on their way to deployed soldiers, Chris Nipple, a junior at East Juniata High School, is on the road to earning his Eagle Scout award. Nipple, son of Keith and Gwen Nipple, of East Salem, is a member of Troop 65 of McAlisterville, having been ...