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Setting it straight

In the Nov. 16 article “Professionals share insights into benefits,” one of the doctor’s names was misspelled. Doctor Benjamin Scallion, M.D. is with Geisinger-Lewistown Family Medicine. Editor’s note: The Sentinel strives for accuracy in its reporting, but occasionally we do make ...

In the region

Lewistown man found guilty of possession LEWISTOWN—A jury of seven men and five women deliberated 45 minutes Thursday and returned a verdict of guilty for two felony counts against John A. Beers V, 32, of Lewistown, said District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Beers was convicted of one ...

Lottery

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

Religion Calendar

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Give me shelter

Sentinel photos by MATT STRICKER From left, Jenny Landis, executive director of Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau Major Project Contributor; Rhonda S. Moore, executive director of Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce; Breanne Bailey, Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce ...

Professionals share insights into benefits

LEWISTOWN — “Antibiotics save lives for patients with serious bacterial infections,” said Doctor Benjamin Scalion, M.D. with Geisinger-Lewistown Family Medicine. As World Antibiotics Week draws to a close, Scalion, with J.C. Blair Clinical Therapeutics Pharmacist Jillian Hollen, share ...

MCHS Marching Band honored by county

LEWISTOWN — Accolades continue to roll in following the Mifflin County High School Marching Band’s extraordinary first place finish at the recent Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championships. On Thursday, the group was honored with a proclamation adopted by the Mifflin County ...

Northeast battens down hatches as storm moves in

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, causing deadly traffic crashes and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama. As much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow ...

Wintry mix coats Pa. with rain, sleet, snow

The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season. A mix of rain, sleet and snow was falling across much of the state Thursday. Forecasters say anywhere from a coating to 3 inches of snow could fall overall, and a light ...

Calendar

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