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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at a news conference at   in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants to require that employers pay overtime wages to hundreds of thousands of lower-paid Pennsylvanians. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Wolf taking steps to expand OT pay

HARRISBURG (AP) — Stymied by Republicans in his effort to pass a law raising the minimum wage, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is moving to boost pay in Pennsylvania through another means — by making hundreds of thousands of additional salaried employees eligible for overtime pay, administration ...

MCIAC holds meeting

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Internet Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss a variety of topics. One of those topics included the school district questionnaire. At first, the committee was unsure if the survey for the Mifflin County School District had been distributed ...

Attorney general files lawsuit to stop rollback of Net Neutrality

HARRISBURG —Attorney General Josh Shapiro, with a coalition of 22 Attorneys General, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of Net Neutrality. Shapiro and the coalition filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, ...

Mifflin woman sustains minor injuries in Route 322 crash

MIFFLINTOWN — A Mifflin woman was cited for her involvement in a vehicle crash along Route 322, Fermanagh Township, Juniata County. State Police at Lewistown said about 11:47 a.m. Tuesday, Reina Izaguirre-Morgan, 25, was traveling eastbound about one mile west of the Arch Rock Road exit in ...

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 ...

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Greenwood hosting SnowFest, Plunge GREENWOOD FURNACE — The fifth annual SnowFest and Juniata Valley YMCA Polar Plunge will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the beach at Greenwood Furnace State Park. SnowFest activities will include: broomball, ice skating, free snowshoe ...

People potpourri

Jan. 18 Sarah Shilling, of Alfarata, celebrates her 17th birthday today. James A. Wagner Jr., of Waynesboro, celebrates his birthday today. Connie Wilt, of McClure, celebrates her birthday today. Lori Hendricks-McCartle, of Yeagertown, celebrates her birthday today.

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 5-2 Wild: 6 Day Pick 3: 3-0-1 Wild: 6 Day Pick 4: 6-5-1-2 Wild: 6 Day Pick 5: 3-7-0-6-2 Wild: 6 Night Pick 2: 9-8 Wild: 1 Night Pick 3: 8-0-3 Wild: 1 Night ...

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Snowy weather causes mayhem

MIFFLINTOWN — Chaos engulfed the Juniata Valley Tuesday as snow hit the area. While Mifflin and Juniata counties each had their fair share of accidents, one shut down a major artery between the two counties for several hours. At 11:45 a.m., the Juniata County Emergency Communication ...

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HAVING A BALL

Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Courtney Zebraitis, left, of Lewistown and Kari Franklin and son, Carson, 9, of Burnham, take a lesson from master juggler Jack Anderson, Tuesday, at the YMCA in Burnham. Anderson will be holding classes every Tuesday at the Juniata Valley YMCA from January 23 ...