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Walk for a cause

Sentinel photo by TIM SHUMAKER The first annual Walk-a-thon with the Schraderr United Methodist Church was held at Kish Park on Saturday in order to raise money for the Cherryville United Methodist Church of North Carolina Mission Outreach. Committee members are, from left, Sandy Smoyer Dan ...

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Second steam

Sentinel photo by ERIN THOMPSON The names and logos of number of local and national organizations, family and friends of local machine shop owner, Bill Barnes, are represented on a steam-powered motorcycle outside Barnes Machine Shop in Lewistown. Barnes plans to travel to Arkansas next ...

Annual summer reading program to kick off June 8

MIFFLINTOWN —Reading books and visiting the library during the summer months can help keep young people engaged in educational activities while having fun and participating in new things. The Juniata County Library’s summer reading program is a great place for families to spend time this ...

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month

LEWISTOWN — Rick Kline, of Lewistown, said it’s “by the grace of God I’m still here,” in light of his 2015 Lyme disease diagnosis. According to Dr. Stanley Martin, Infectious Disease Specialist at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, this bacterial infection is preventable, treatable, and ...

Area Memorial Day events

Saturday-Sunday — The grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg will be transformed into a staging area for the push into occupied France as Axis and Allied forces bivouac, interpreting field life for the public in this annual Memorial Day weekend event. Camps open at 10 a.m. ...

Former Lewistown resident acquitted of all charges

LEWISTOWN — Chelsea M. Meck, 31, formerly of Lewistown, was acquitted Tuesday, after a jury found her not guilty of disorderly conduct and making terroristic threats. In May 2017, Meck was charged with two counts of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct, after Mifflin ...

Police report

Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯ Criminal trespass — Dennis Raison, of Mount Union, is accused with criminal trespass on April 2, 2018 at 9:42 p.m. in Kistler, according to PSP Lewistown. The report shows that Raison went into the victim’s house uninvited and asked where her ...

Milroy man charged with terroristic threats, assault

LEWISTOWN — Daniel Elroy Powell, 43, of Milroy, was charged Friday with multiple criminal counts, including terroristic threats and assault. According to court documents, Armagh Township Police responded Friday to a 911 caller at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, reporting that Powell had made ...

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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 ...