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Fresh family fun

Submitted photo Local host families welcome children as part of the annual Fresh Air Fund program. Each year local host families welcome children from New York City to allow them to experience summer in a rural setting.

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PennDOT issues Juniata County update MIFFLINTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued an update Friday on a project that will see improvements to nearly 15 miles of roadway in Juniata County. This project is expected to improve ride quality and extend the useful life of ...

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Bill for voting machines vetoed during meeting

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor vetoed legislation Friday that carried $90 million to help counties in the state buy new voting machines before the 2020 presidential election, but the bill also ordered changes to election laws that the Democrat said wouldn’t help improve voting ...

Parade for USA

Sentinel photo by MIKE GOSS East Waterford Firemen Queen Taylor Brown throw candy to the kids during the Independence Day parade Thursday morning in East Waterford. Winston Swartz, age 7, shows off his 4th of July glasses on the South Juanita Baptist Church float.

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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 ...

Apple files preliminary injunction

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District’s former director of secondary education, Edward Apple, has filed a petition for preliminary injunction in the Juniata County Court of Common Pleas to stop the district from terminating him from his position, to reinstate him pending trial on the ...

Third employee charged with theft from JCSD

PORT ROYAL — A criminal complaint has been filed by Pennsylvania State Police against another Juniata County School District employee involving the alleged theft of furniture from the district earlier this year. Jonathan Stouffer, maintenance supervisor who has been employed by the district ...

Local women launch military book fundraiser

MIFFLINTOWN — In the spirit of patriotism this Independence Day, three area women are launching a fundraiser to provide books to children of deployed families. Danielle Hostetler, of McClure, Lauren Waite, of Richfield, and Beth Winey, of Mifflintown, all have close friends and families who ...