Local News

Area man sentenced for indecent assault

LEWISTOWN—Abram Nace, 26, of Burnham, was sentenced by Judge Aaron Gingrich to a minimum time-served to a maximum 18 months incarceration Wednesday, after pleading guilty in July to one count indecent assault. Nace had been scheduled for trial on July 9, after nine men and three women, as ...

Sexual assault case dismissed by D.A.

LEWISTOWN — The case charging Luis Montero-Diaz, 31, of Lewistown, with rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and corruption of minors was dismissed on Wednesday, by Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Torquato said further ...

Man sentenced to maximum 32 months

LEWISTOWN — Daniel Powell, 43, of Milroy, was sentenced Wednesday by Judge Aaron Gingrich to a minimum 16 and a maximum 32 months incarceration in a state correctional institution, after pleading guilty in July to terroristic threats and criminal mischief. “Daniel is a likeable soul when ...

Cutting a little deeper

Editor’s note: Despite the recent news that the Bon-Ton department store chain could soon make a comeback under new ownership, the retail future of Lewistown is uncertain. The building that housed the Bon-Ton is still scheduled for auction later this month, meaning that even if Bon-Ton would ...

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 ...

Top of the town

Fiber ArtsFest slated in Huntingdon Sat. HUNTINGDON — Fiber enthusiasts are welcome at the free one-day Market Place vendor fair on Saturday as part of Fiber ArtsFest at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds, sponsored by of the Huntingdon County Arts Council. The fair will be open from 9 ...

Fetter named Community Outreach Coordinator

LEWISTOWN —In Home Services of Central PA, a state licensed agency serving senior citizens in Mifflin, Juniata and Centre counties, welcomes Michelle Fetter as its new community outreach coordinator. Fetter holds an associate degree in paralegal studies from Harrisburg Area Community ...

In the region

Harris offers Veteran Outreach hours LEWISTOWN – Rep. Adam Harris (R-Mifflintown) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours by appointment in his district office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19, at 3 Monument Square on the third floor in Lewistown. Dan Falls, an accredited field ...

Police report

Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯DUI—A 17-year-old male was charged for DUI following an incident that occurred at approximately 8:49 p.m. on Aug. 3 in Walker Township, Juniata County. According to the report, the 17-year-old McAlisterville resident was stopped for a traffic ...

Lottery

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