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¯Patrick Charles and Lisa Kaye Stroup, of Belleville, celebrate their anniversary yesterday. ¯Brian and Kellie Baker, celebrate their 14th wedding anniversary yesterday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in ...

Medical marijuana policy discussed

MIFFLINTOWN — How will medical marijuana be administered to students of Juniata County School District? The board of directors approved the first reading of a policy that addresses where the drug would be given and by whom during its regular voting meeting on Thursday. The policy came ...

Man faces homicide charge in fatal crash

MOUNT UNION — David Searcy, 58, of Altoona faces a homicide charge from a car crash that led to a local teen’s death in January in Mifflin County. According to the affidavit of probable cause, at 9 p.m. Jan. 20, police responded to a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 22/522 in Wayne Township. ...

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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 ...

Derry Township Leaf pick up to start next week

LEWISTOWN— With fall aproaching the leaves will be falling of the trees. Derry Township will be out collecting leaves starting Monday, Oct. 21. All leaves will be collected on regularly scheduled collections dates or shortly thereafter. The schedule is as followed: ¯ South Hills — ...

Installation of cable barrier to continue

LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is issuing an update on its cable median barrier installation project along more than 13 miles of roadway in Centre, Clinton, Mifflin, and Juniata counties. The project will enhance safety for motorists and reduce the potential for ...

People Potpourri

¯ David and Heather Knepp-Crader, of Milroy, celebrates their 17th anniversary today. ¯ Dylan Snyder, of Lewistown, celebrates his 24th birthday on Sunday. ¯Alan Peters, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and ...

EJ approved for volleyball team

MIFFLINTOWN — East Juniata High School will have its own volleyball team next fall. Juniata County School District’s board of directors voted unanimously to approve the volleyball program during its voting meeting Thursday. The vote came after the district’s Athletic Director, Travis ...

Three wanted in Juniata County robbery case

MIFFLIN — Police are seeking information about a suspected robbery late Wednesday night at a convenience store in Mifflin Borough. Christopher Fox, public information officer for Troop G of the Pennsylvania State Police, said three unknown individuals entered the Service Mart in Mifflin at ...