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Mifflin County commissioners recognize administrator

LEWISTOWN —A Mifflin County Children and Youth Services administrator was recognized by Mifflin County commissioners Wednesday for receiving a statewide award for her work with the Lewistown agency. Nicole Patkalitsky was chosen from a pool of candidates in the 67 Pennsylvania counties to ...

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Two honored at meeting

MIFFLINTOWN — Two area students were honored as recipients of the Nestler College Scholarship Tuesday during the regular business meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners. Beau Stuck, a graduate of East Juniata High School, will attend Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre in the fall, ...

SEDA-COG reviews future CDBG projects

MIFFLINTOWN — During the meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners Heather Kelly-Weisen, Project Coordinator-Community Development SEDA-Council of Governments gave a review of the Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant project. Kelly-Weisen said work has begun on 2019 ...

Prevention Board announces award of grant money

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County Prevention Board community coordinator Melissa Fausey announced Tuesday that the board has been awarded a $19,257 grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board during the business meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners Tuesday in Mifflintown. The Reducing ...

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Man faces more than 50 child pornography charges

LEWISTOWN — A McVeytown man faces more than 50 felony child pornography charges after hundreds of nude photos of a minor were found on his cellphone, according to court documents. Roy I. Steele, 45, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Kent Smith June 27 and is awaiting a ...

A big splash

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Jordyn Daly, 13, of Burnham, does a backflip off the diving board at the Burnham pool Monday afternoon in Burnham.

Hearings for Yarger, Apple rescheduled

Staff reports PORT ROYAL — The preliminary hearings for two former Juniata County School District administrators have been rescheduled for 10:15 a.m. Aug. 1 at the office of Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Leister, after the arresting Pennsylvania State Police Trooper requested a ...

Independence Day celebration planned

EAST WATERFORD —The village and surrounding community of East Waterford will hold its annual celebration of Independence Day on Thursday at the East Waterford carnival grounds in the village. A flea market starts the morning opening at 8. Space permitting, vendors can still register on ...