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4-year-old makes special donation

MIFFLINTOWN — Four-year-old Gracie Shellenberger, daughter of Megan E. Shellenberger, recently raised $573 for the Juniata County Library from family and friends. “I have occasionally heard of people doing this type of thing before, but for a 4-year-old to do this left me speechless,” ...

‘A Daisy a Day’

BELLEVILLE — It’s a very short story, but it tells a tale of a lifetime of love between Gail E. Strock, of Belleville, and her husband. That story, titled “A Daisy a Day,” appears in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love,” scheduled for release in bookstores on June ...

Eagle scout

REEDSVILLE — Cyril J. Kapinus, of Reedsville, recently received the rank of Eagle Scout in a ceremony at the Reedsville Firehouse, which is the site of the project he completed to earn Boy Scouting’s highest award. Kapinus, a member of Troop 10, is the son of Tom and Michele ...

Local author publishes seventh novel

BELLEVILLE — Dallas Barnes, a former Lewistown police officer and veteran Los Angeles homicide detective, has just completed his seventh novel, “A Man in Heat.” Barnes was born and raised in Mifflin County, and graduated from Chief Logan High School. He discovered his love for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Age-old rituals embraced at Malhotra wedding

EDITOR’S NOTE: In 2010 and 2011, Drs. Rajeshwar and Shashpal Malhotra, of Lewistown, shared a glimpse of their Indian culture’s celebration of marriage by inviting coverage of the weddings of their daughters, Monica to Karthik Jayaraman, and Anita to Anant Viswanath. Our coverage this ...

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 ...

Local train robbery subject of student’s documentary

HUNTINGDON — The legend of the Great Train Robbery of 1909 in the Lewistown Narrows will be revisited in a film debuting in Huntingdon on Monday. Matt Gaynor, of Jacobus, York County, a senior at Juniata College studying integrated media arts and film production, wrote and directed the ...

Bonson awarded prestigious fellowship

EMMITSBURG, Md. — Sarah Bonson graduated from Mount St. Mary’s University last May with the highest scholastic average through her four years at the university, a Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship, and membership in the George Henry Miles Honor Society and multiple science honor organizations. ...