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Salaries to remain level through 2023

LEWISTOWN - The salaries of Mifflin County’s elected officials will be retained at current levels through the year 2030. The commissioners voted unanimously in favor of the motion during a brief meeting held Monday evening at the courthouse in Lewistown. A number of county employees ...

Safety, common sense encouraged

LEWISTOWN— Since the Fireworks Act of 1939 was repealed in October 2017, via House Bill 542, “there’s new potential for getting hurt while trying to celebrate Independence Day,” said Dr. Jessie Mosely, primary care doctor with Geisinger-Lewistown Community Medicine. “Everything you ...

Lewistown man charged with assault

LEWISTOWN—James E. Hallums III, 28, of Lewistown, was charged Sunday with three criminal counts, including aggravated assault. According to court documents, Lewistown Borough Police responded to a report of an assault with a baseball bat on Pannebaker Avenue. Hallums reportedly fled the ...

Police investigate attempted scam telephone call

From staff reports LEWISTOWN—Lewistown police are investigating an incident where an unknown individual attempted to scam another by impersonating a public servant on June 28, on Brown St., in Lewistown. According to a report from the Lewistown Police Department, officers were notified at ...

Supervisors discuss police headquarters

YEAGERTOWN—The Derry Township supervisors discussed access options to the new regional police headquarters during their first meeting of the month on Monday night. The Mifflin County Regional Police headquarters currently resides on Ferguson Valley Road in Yeagertown, however new ...

Council plan Burnham Community Day

BURNHAM—Holly Dean, treasurer for the Beech St. Co-op in Burnham, spoke about plans for the upcoming Burnham Community Day at a meeting for the Burnham Borough Council on Monday night. This year’s Burnham Community Day will be held on Sept. 1. According to Dean, approximately 20 vendors ...

Jury selected for Nace criminal trial

LEWISTOWN—A 12-member jury was selected, Monday, to serve in the Commonwealth of PA versus Abram David Nace trial, according to court documents. Nace was present to assist his attorney, Jeffrey Davis, in the selection of nine men and three women jurors, as well as one male and one female ...

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 ...

In the region

Refuse collection to change for July 4 LEWISTOWN — Lewistown Borough is advising refuse and recycling customers whose materials are usually picked up on Wednesdays of changes to the pickup schedule related to Independence Day. Wednesday refuse customers will have their trash picked up ...

In the region

Dobozynski named Team Member of the Month LEWISTOWN — In Home Services of Central PA, a state-licensed home care agency, has awarded Carol Dobozynski as its June Team Member of the Month. She was chosen for this award based on her caring personality, positive attitude and outstanding ...