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Life-long love: Married couples share their stories

LEWISTOWN—Two local couples each have something in common: their life-long commitment to love. As a Valentine’s Day reflection, Bill and Connie Maben, of Lewistown, and Amund and Constance Moen, of Mifflin, both shared why their marriages have stood the test of time. Married 51 years, ...

Valentine’s Day royalty

Photo submitted by DANA LUKENS Blain Shover, from left, of Lewistown, and Rose Marie Kline, of Ewardstown Road, were crowned the king and queen of hearts during the William Penn Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center’s Valentine party Wednesday afternoon in Highland Park. Entertainment was ...

Calendar

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Milroy Center plans Valentine’s Party MILROY —There will be a Valentine’s Day party from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Milroy Senior Center, 283 Broad St., Milroy. The event will include music and desserts. Admission is a $5 donation. ‘The Folks Next Door’ opens Feb. ...

In the region

Pennian Bank announces dividend LEWISTOWN—Scott E. Fritz, President and CEO announced that on February 12, 2019, the Board of Directors of the First Community Financial Corporation, the parent company of Pennian Bank, declares a quarterly regular cash dividend of $0.14 per share. The cash ...

In the region

LUMINA Center to host a benefit auction LEWISTOWN—The LUMINA Center will hold a benefit auction beginning at 8:30 a.m., March 2, 2019. Proceeds support free LUMINA Center programming for youth. The center is soliciting new and used items of value. Clothing, exercise equipment and older ...

Lottery

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

Digging out

LEWISTOWN — Rain across the Juniata Valley region could cause concerning road conditions if temperatures dip below freezing Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. “We held on to some sleet and freezing rain into the evening. That water on the road could freeze, ...

PASSHE pledges to transform

HARRISBURG (AP) — Leaders of Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system promised lawmakers a transformation amid declining enrollments and rising costs, as well as lackluster state support that skeptical Republican lawmakers suggested Tuesday was not a coincidence. The hearing before ...

Mifflin County Commissioners meet

LEWISTOWN — During a brief business meeting on Thursday, the Mifflin County Commissioners took the following action: ¯ Adopted an ordinance authorizing the county to enter into an intergovernmental cooperation agreement and authorizing the participation in the Pennsylvania Counties Risk ...