Local News

Council discusses trail survey

LEWISTOWN—Bill Gomes, director of Mifflin County Planning and Development, presented a request to the Lewistown Borough Council, Monday night, to consider moving forward with a survey that would extend the Juniata River Trail across the Lewistown cement plant and Fire Academy ...

Strangulation case closed

MIDDLEBURG — The case of Commonwealth versus Sharrieff Banks was closed Monday, after the charges were withdrawn, said Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch. “The complainant lives out of state,” Piecuch said. “She contacted us to say she wasn’t coming back to PA and ...

Piecuch announces re-election

MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County District Attorney Mike Piecuch has announced that he will seek a third term as the county’s prosecutor. Pat Saylor, of Beavertown, is chairing his re-election campaign committee. “Every day I feel privileged to serve as district attorney,” Piecuch said. “I ...

Calendar

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In the region

Surgeon joins JC Blair Surgical Care Center HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce the appointment of general surgeon W. Matthew Harris, M.D., to its medical staff. Harris joined J.C. Blair’s Surgical Care Center team on Jan. 7, 2019. He brings ...

In the region

Program offers help with filing taxes LEWISTOWN — For many, filing income taxes can feel like a burden. Mifflin Juniata Human Services is working to help ease those worries by offering low and moderate income individuals, families, person with disabilities, and limited speaking taxpayers ...

People potpourri

¯Paula Lutz, of Lewistown, celebrates her 51st birthday today. ¯Esther K. Fultz, of Belleville, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.”

Setting it straight

In a photo on A1 of Friday’s edition Kevin Doebler’s name was misspelled. Editor’s note: The Sentinel strives for accuracy in its reporting, but occasionally we do make mistakes and, when we do, we want to correct them immediately. Please call 248-6741 (voice mail 119).

People potpourri

Lewistown Police Department ¯Public drunkenness—Tyler White, 25, of Lewistown, was charged with public drunkenness following an incident that occurred at approximately 9:18 p.m. on Dec. 31 on Catherine Street in Lewistown. According to the report, officers were dispatched to the area of ...

Lottery

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