Local News

Bookeeper steals $38K from VFW

BELLEVILLE - For almost a year and a half a Belleville woman stole more than $38,000 from a local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, according to court documents. Annette M. Civitts, 52, was charged with four third-degree felonies following an investigation that determined money had been taken ...

Names of crash victims released

From staff reports McVEYTOWN — The Pennsylvania State Police has released the names of the three victims of Sunday afternoon’s crash in Oliver Township that claimed the life of one man. Police said 83-year-old Paul F. Getz of Mount Union died at the scene of the crash along U.S. 22/522 ...

People leave the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump travel ban partly reinstated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump hailed the decision as a “victory for national security,” but it’s likely to set off a new round of court ...

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama’s health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, complicating GOP leaders’ hopes of pushing the plan through the chamber ...

People Potpourri

¯ Kevin Snyder, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. Love, the Barb Stahl family.

Police report

Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯ Crash — 4:03 p.m. — June 23 — A one vehicle non-reported crash occurred on Route 235 in Fayette Township. The operator of the vehicle was driving on a road that was wet from a recent rain shower. As the operator attempted to navigate a left ...

Calendar

Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

Agency on Aging to be closed for holiday

LEWISBURG —The Union-Snyder Agency on Aging Inc. office and all of its senior centers, will be closed July 4 in honor of Independence Day. To report situations of elder abuse or are a waiver consumer and need immediate assistance from a service coordinator, due to an emergent situation, ...

Patriotic-tea

Red, white, and tea

Kristin Heverley, left, and daughter, Abby, 5, look at one of the many tables decorated for the Patriotic Tea event coordinated by the Mifflin County Historical Society Saturday, at Ellen Chapel Church. The annual event has been held for more than fifteen years to raise funding to assist in the ...