When Skip Leeper was a postmaster at the Burnham Post Office, he had music in his ears and a song in his heart.
After retiring from the United States Postal Service, Leeper picked up a new career — playing music.
Leeper’s father was a professional musician who played guitar on the ...
Beth Reifsnyder’s career as a nurse has taken her to some interesting places.
Reifsnyder, a former Mifflin County school board director and a current board member of the Mifflin County Airport Authority, has had some interesting adventures throughout the years.
Reifsnyder majored in ...
LEWISTOWN — With the help of Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, 4-year-old Aiden Gomez, of Lewistown, recently received the gift of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the place where dreams come true, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
Aiden, who is diagnosed with a ...
LEWISTOWN — Looking for something to do to chase away the winter blues or blahs?
How about tapping your creative side and joining one or more workshops sponsored by the Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council?
Artistic ability is not a prerequisite for these classes, as the instructors will ...
BOALSBURG — The Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg recently announced a number of upcoming programs and special events for the late winter and spring.
The museum reopens to the public on March 11 with a Military Movie Madness Festival featuring Gary Cooper ...
By Shirley Page
Why was it so important?
Why did the star shine so bright?
Why did the angels proclaim the news?
Of the birth of a baby that night?
Why did the shepherds listen?
Why did the angels sing?
Why did the wise men bring their very best
to this tiny ...
By Tena Kauffman
A tiny baby in a manger of hay
Was gifted to us on Christmas Day.
He grew through the years
According to God's plan;
To save us from sin,
He was crucified as a man.
When we remember the baby
Born on Christmas Day,
By Shirley Page
Many years ago
A special kind of love
Was sent to us from heaven,
By God from up above.
In the form of a tiny baby
In a manger filled with hay
A special kind of miracle
happened on that day.
Angels they foretold it
to shepherds one dark ...
McVEYTOWN — A fall down the basement steps landed Julie Sunderland in the position to write a book about her late daughter’s experiences with cystic fibrosis.
Sunderland lost her 20-year-old daughter in October of 1994. She kept journals tucked away with memories of Jenny in her home. She ...
LEWISTOWN — No history of Mifflin County is complete without a mention of Fort Granville.
The local fort plays an equally important role in the newly published book, "War in the Peaceable Kingdon: The Kittanning Raid of 1756."
Author Brady J. Crytzer describes the disaster at the fort ...