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Liverpool couple shares battle with brain cancer

MIFFLINTOWN - Mary Jo Barner knows what cancer can do. It can come back again and again. It can cause fear and leave families wondering if this is a last opportunity at every activity.Barner also knows what cancer cannot do, and she knows what Jesus Christ can do.Barner's husband, Keith, has ...

Spring cleaning — the drawbacks and benefits

Spring cleaning has its drawbacks and its advantages. The drawbacks are obvious ... nobody really likes to clean. Once the task is complete, the advantages to spring cleaning include additional storage space, discovering items that you thought you lost, and some quick cash if you work to sell ...

School Days

I went to St. Mary's twice and Notre Dame once and my older brother went to St. Mary's once and Notre Dame twice.What?Let me explain.My parents were born and raised in the Philadelphia area. Although they loved and always remained close to their families, after they married in 1952 they wanted ...

Take a hike

MOUNT UNION - Standing Stone Trail, which links Greenwood Furnace and Cowans Gap state parks and runs through Mifflin, Huntingdon and Fulton counties in central Pennsylvania has been named the state's 2016 Trail of the Year.The announcement was made in a recent press release from Pennsylvania ...

Centre County park also honored

STATE COLLEGE - Millbrook Marsh Nature Center in Centre County is the 2016 Green Park Award winner for its demonstrated commitment to environmental education, diverse park uses and restoration of a natural environment.The announcement was made recently by Cindy Adams Dunn, secretary of the ...

Happy campers

LEWISTOWN - The Stone Arch Players have announced that they will once again hold a theatre camp for children ages 6 to 12 years old.The camp will be held from June 6 to 10, culminating in a performance at the Theater-in-the-Park, Kish Park, home of the Stone Arch Players.This year, instead of ...

‘Remembrance’ to close 67th season for the State College Choral Society

STATE COLLEGE - To close its 67th season, the State College Choral Society, under the direction of Dr. Russell Shelley, will present "Remembrance" at 4 p.m. on April 10, at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center at Penn State University's main campus.The centerpiece of the program will be the ...

Top of the town

Walk-in bowlers arewelcome SaturdayLEWISTOWN - Walk-in bowlers will be welcome to join the Big Brothers Big Sisters flagship fundraiser at Lewistown Lanes on Saturday.Walk-in bowlers can attend from 9 to 11 a.m. and again from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Registration is $50 per person. The registration ...

Salad is the topic for The Sentinel’s spring cookbook

Salad is a whole lot more than leafy green leaves, slices of tomato and bits onion drizzled with a flavorful dressing.Salad can be a main dish with the addition of meat, poultry or seafood. Or it can be a side, mixed with an endless combination of vegetables, nuts and/or cheeses.And salads ...