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Local museums

The McCoy House Museum, located at 17 N. Main St., Lewistown, will be open special hours, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 25. The featured exhibit is “Quilts Through the Years,” which includes more than 30 quilts dating from the 1800s to the present. A booklet describing each quilt will ...

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 ...

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A view of McClure in its early years is included in the book, ‘Discovering the History of McClure Borough and West Beaver Township, Snyder County,’ written for the borough’s upcoming sesquicentennial.

Borough formerly known as Stuckton celebrating 150 years

McCLURE — It has been 150 years since the Snyder County town of Stuckton between Beaver Springs and Lewistown became known as McClure. A week of celebrations will commemorate that time in 1867. Events will be held July 19 to 23 during the Fireman’s Festival at Cold Springs Grove in ...

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 ...

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The FAME cheerleading team earned a bid this season and traveled to Virginia Beach, Va. on May 7, where they won their division 4.2 to become 2017 U.S. Finals champions. Team members are, from left, front, Jaden Donahue, Maddie Dreibelbis, Baylan Prater,  Destiny Evener, Natalie Bachman, Lilly Brown and Lizzy Bingman; second row, Gracie Sherman, Aspen Henschel, Miranda Fawver, Grace Keim, Leda Hostetler, Meagan Earnest and Olivia Himes; third row, Mariah Walker, Saige Wagner, Brooke Wagner, Taylor Vaughn and head coach Skip Headings. Missing from photo, assistant coaches Ayla Poticher, Hyacinthe Keim and Josh Weidner.

FAME Cheerleading champions

Submitted photo The FAME cheerleading team earned a bid this season and traveled to Virginia Beach, Va. on May 7, where they won their division 4.2 to become 2017 U.S. Finals champions. Team members are, from left, front, Jaden Donahue, Maddie Dreibelbis, Baylan Prater, Destiny Evener, ...

Sentinel photo by JANE CANNON MORT
Monument Square, Lewistown

Memorial Day

Lest We Forget By Sandy Rudy McAlisterville Lest we forget the blood that was shed On lands far and near, And broken families that had to deal With the death of ones so dear. They bravely answered the call, And put their lives on the line, Knowing they may not come home ...

Freedom in Perspective

Editor’s note: Grace Gable, of Lewistown, found this column by Bill Dippery, former Mifflin County Veterans Affairs officer, among some articles she kept, and submitted it for publication this Memorial Day. The following passage is from a sermon by John Hagee, of Cornerstone Church, in San ...

Parades and services

Memorial Day, May 29 Port Royal —8:30 a.m., Juniata County Veterans Council Memorial Day parade forms at the Port Royal Community Building. Belleville —9:30 a.m., Memorial Day Parade, Main Street, Belleville, followed by Memorial Day services at the Stroup-Alexander VFW Post 5935 ...

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 ...

Senior Games

LEWISTOWN — The 32nd annual Senior Games, coordinated by the Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, will be held June 5 to 9., at various locations in the two-county region. The opening day will include breakfast, health screenings and information booths, and an opening ceremony at the Moose ...