Local News

New law furthers protection of care-dependent persons

READING — Attorney General Josh Shapiro praised a new Pennsylvania law Friday. The law expands the authority of the Office of AG to prosecute abuse and neglect of care-dependent persons in nursing homes and similar settings. Under prior state law, the AG’s office only had power to prosecute ...

Jail, community lead ways to success

LEWISTOWN — Whether in the throes of addiction or struggling with domestic violence, there is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to helping put individuals throughout the Juniata Valley on a path that will lead them to a successful future. In light of recent world events, Gary Krabill, ...

Splish splash

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Virginia Weaver, right, and her niece Tiana Lopez, both of McClure, enjoy cooling off in Kish Creek, Thursday afternoon, at Kish Park.

Rural broadband adressed

LEWISTOWN—Representatives from various organizations had the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding rural broadband internet access during a roundtable discussion hosted by State Representives Kerry Benninghoff, Rich Irvin and Adam Harris on Thursday afternoon at the Mifflin County ...

Stringer bail revoked

MIDDLEBURG—Bail was revoked on Thursday for John R. Stringer, 53, of Beavertown, according to Brian Kerstetter, assistant district attorney in Snyder County. Kersetter could not comment as to the reason for the revocation. Upon his bail being revoked, Stringer was committed to Snyder ...

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

Suicide prevention walk registration now open LEWISTOWN — The Juniata Valley Out of the Darkness Walk is scheduled for Oct. 7 at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Kish Park in Lewistown and the Juniata County Fairgrounds in Port Royal. It is part of the American Foundation for Suicide ...

Local man completes benefit bike ride

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Ferguson Valley resident Gary Gill recently completed a 150-mile bicycle ride to raise money for Pets Come First, a no-kill animal shelter in Centre County. Gill, who planned the event to coincide with his 72nd birthday, began riding at 5:30 a.m. Monday and ...

Lottery

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

People potpourri

¯Donna Bonson, of Milroy, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Donald Corbin, of Vira, celebrates his 80th birthday today. ¯Peggy Warner, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Joe Flood, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes ...