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TSA to move on to states

LEWISTOWN — Five teams from Mifflin County High School Technology Student Association will go on to compete at the state TSA Conference held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, April 10-13, after placing at the Region 8 TSA Conference at Northern Cambria Middle School on Feb. ...

Board to accept Yarger’s resignation

MIFFLINTOWN— Juniata County’s Board of Directors is set to vote on the resignation of its leader and former superintendent, Keith Yarger, at its voting meeting set for 8 p.m. Thursday. According to the meeting’s agenda, the resignation will be effective April 15, 2019. The board is ...

A glimpse of African-American history in the Juniata Valley

LEWISTOWN—According to records from both the Juniata and Mifflin county historical societies, black history in the Juniata Valley has roots that go as far back as the mid 1700s. R. Anthony, a black person born in 1766, was one of 132 black or bi-racial residents in Juniata County, recorded ...

Local fire companies looking to consolidate

YEAGERTOWN—Ed Mann, Chief of East Derry Fire Co., informed the Derry Township supervisors of plans to consolidate local fire companies on Monday night at the Derry Township Municipal Building. According to Mann, East Derry and Highland Park fire companies are currently pursuing the ...

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In the region and state

East Juniata to host musical McALISTERVILLE—East Juniata High School will hold its musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” at 7 p.m. March 15 and 16 with a snow date of March 17. Tickets will be available for $5 at the door. 1 taken to hospital after pursuit ALLENTOWN (AP) — Police in the ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Monday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 0-7 Wild: 7 Day Pick 3: 5-7-1 Wild: 7 Day Pick 4: 4-2-2-8 Wild: 7 Day Pick 5: 9-1-7-6-8 Wild: 7 Night Pick 2: 2-8 Wild: 6 Night Pick 3: 3-6-8 Wild: 6 Night ...

Hundreds take part in Penn State’s THON

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students took part in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon to raise money for pediatric cancer patients. The Penn State Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, billed as the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, ...

Tara Ebright Swartz announces intention to run

MIFFLINTOWN—Tara Ebright Swartz has announced her intention to run for Magisterial District Judge in District 41-3-01, which includes the townships of Delaware, Fayette, Fermanagh, Greenwood, Monroe and Susquehanna, as well as the boroughs of Mifflintown and Thompsontown. She is the ...

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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 ...