Local News

Postal announces candidacy for commissioner

LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County Commissioner Robert Postal announced that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination in the 2019 race for county commissioner. Postal was appointed in May 2017 by President Judge David Barron to fill the unexpired term after Lisa Nancollas resigned. “It has ...

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 ...

People potpourri

¯Sandy Haines, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

Lottery

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

Honey Grove man charged with child sexual assault

PORT ROYAL — A 59-year-old man was charged Thursday after disclosing to police that he had sexually abused two children younger 10 years old, approximately 12 to 15 years ago, according to court documents. Documents state that Mark E. Oberholtzer, of Honey Grove, admitted to taking the ...

Group at 61 percent of goal

The United Way’s annual campaign goal for 2019 is $450,000. To date the United Way has raised $276,000 which is about 61 percent of the goal. The majority of the donations come from workplace campaigns and corporate contributions. “We have just under two months left in the campaign ...

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 ...

Free tax program available for seniors

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corp.’s annual tax assistance program is now taking appointments. A team of experienced volunteers are ready to assist local clients by preparing state and federal income tax forms for those who meet the age requirement or who are disabled. The ...

PennDOT provides monthly project update

POTTERS MILLS — With a new year underway,the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued a mid-January update Friday, for its U.S. 322/Potters Mills Gap project in southeast Centre County. Traffic stops are expected to continue. Up-to-date information can be found on the PMG Project page ...