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Spring workshops to include cards, ATCs and art journaling

From staff reports LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council has announced its spring workshops as follows. ¯ April 21 — Open Stitches Needle Arts Drop-In, 2-4 p.m., Gallery 3West, Monument Square, Lewistown All needle arts crafters are welcome — knitters, crocheters, sewists, ...

2018 Kid Connection coming April 28

From staff reports LEWISTOWN —Kid Connection will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28 in downtown Lewistown. From bugs to baseball, magic to hot dogs, this year’s Mifflin County Kid Connection will be full of surprises. More than 60 booths filled with fun and free activities ...

Top of the town

Embassy Fair opens today at Kish Park LEWISTOWN —The 22nd annual Embassy Fair kicks off today and runs until April 28 at Kish Park. The fair will feature rides, games, vendors, food, live music and the River Valley Idol competition. The pony rides are back as well. The cost of ...

In the region

Food distribution planned for Juniata County MIFFLINTOWN —The Juniata County Food Pantry will hold a distribution of food and other groceries for families who live at the eastern end of the county from 10 to 11 a.m., on May 19 at Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, located on Route 235 ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 1-7 Wild: 4 Day Pick 3: 8-7-8 Wild: 4 Day Pick 4: 1-6-9-6 Wild: 4 Day Pick 5: 1-1-9-2-6 Wild: 4 Night Pick 2: 2-8 Wild: 9 Night Pick 3: 2-7-2 Wild: 9 Night ...

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Suspicious activity—Lewistown police were dispatched to 207 West Market St. at approximately 11:40 p.m. on April 11 for a report of suspicious activity. According to the report, a man was reportedly rattling the door of an apartment. Upon arrival, officers ...

Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to ...

Search on for stabbing suspect

LEWISTOWN—Lewistown police are currently searching for a suspect accused of stabbing a man at approximately 12:52 p.m. on Monday on West Charles St. in Lewistown. According to a report from the Lewistown Police Department, officers were dispatched to 49 West Charles St. and found Michael ...

Milroy family presents Earth Day Challenge

MILROY - Earth Day is Sunday, and a Milroy family is encouraging residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties to clean up trash-ridden areas this weekend. Amber Goss, of Bella Vista Farm, has initiated the Bella Vista Farm Earth Day Challenge. The rules are simple. Collect trash along the ...