Local News

Penn State Extension to offer workshop

LEWISBURG — Family favorite foods make traditions. Convenience foods are in high demand. Bold new flavors wanted. Are you a food entrepreneur that thinks outside the box? Penn State Extension’s Food for Profit is a one-day workshop to help you work through the maze of local and state ...

Day of Caring

Sentinel photos by BUFFIE BOYER Travis Zangrilli, left, and Leanne Faulkner, along with the rest of the team from Century 21 Above and Beyond, paint the concession stand at Dietrick Field at Juniata High School Wednesday as part of the United Way of Mifflin Juniata’s annual Day of Caring. ...

Fire companies join together to host concert

LEWISTOWN—This Saturday, three local fire companies are banding together to host a firehouse concert —literally. Beginning at 5 p.m. at the Malta Home in Granville, firemen from United Fire and Rescue, Granville Township and City Hook and Ladder will be hosting a benefit concert as part of ...

Voting precinct proposal scheduled for public hearing

LEWISTOWN — A hearing has been scheduled regarding a recent petition to split the Brown Township voting precinct into two entities. If approved, the two precincts will be Reedsville/Big Valley, housed at the Reedsville Fire Company banquet hall, and Church Hill, housed at Kish Valley Grace ...

Downtown Lewistown Inc.  accredited by 2 organizations

LEWISTOWN — For the fifth year, Downtown Lewistown Inc. was accredited by both the National Main Street Center and Pennsylvania Downtown Center for “outstanding organization performance in sustaining a main street and elm street effort,” according to DLI Executive Director Jim ...

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 ...

Rockettes show included in Centers in Motion line up

LEWISTOWN —Mifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging Centers in Motion events for older adults, 55-plus, are scheduled as follows. ¯ Pumpkin Fall Flower Arrangement Class — Oct. 10, 10 a.m., Country Crossroads Senior Center in the Body and Soul Community Center, 205 Chestnut Ridge Road, ...

Goose Day activities

Goose Day is a local tradition that has been observed in the Juniata River Valley for more than two centuries. Legend has it that if you eat goose on Michaelmas Day (Sept. 29), you will never want for money all the year round. Believers adhere faithfully to this tradition and eat goose every ...

Top of the town

Location changed for Thompsontown Fall Fest THOMPSONTOWN —The location of Saturday’s Thompsontown Fall Fest has been changed from Haldeman Park to the grounds near the Thompsontown Firehall due to the recent heavy rains. Many craft, direct sales and food vendors will be set up. There ...

People potpourri

Thursday, Sept. 20 ¯Kyla A. Bailey, of Lewistown, celebrates his 29th birthday today. ¯Dr. Tasha Parks Dudick, of the Animal Hospital Dauphin County, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...