Senior housing opens

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER

Celebrating the opening of the Mann Edge II senior housing development Wednesday are, from left, Brian Eckert, director of site development for PA Department of Community and Economic Development; Mark Smith, deputy chief of staff for Gov. Wolf; Sen. Jake Corman, (R-Bellefonte); Brian Hudson Sr., executive director and CEO of Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency; Steve Dunkel, Mifflin County commissioner; Phyllis Sheaffer, Mann Edge II resident; Deb Bargo, Lewistown mayor; Kevin Kodish, Mifflin County commissioner; Marcie Barber, president and CEO of Juniata Valley Bank; Jim Shilling, executive vice president of Kish Bank; Brenda Benner, SEDA-COG board; Scott Fritz, Housing Development Corporation; Rob Postal, Mifflin County commissioner; and Nick Felice, president and CEO of Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation. The 34-unit $8.2 million complex features affordable apartments for senior citizens. A story and more photos will appear in the Lewistown Progress special section in the Oct. 25 edition of The Sentinel.