Local News

Holiday Inn Opens

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Celebrating the opening of the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Reedsville are, from left, Rhonda Moore, Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce; Mike Watson, Mikeás Landscaping; Rick Fryer, Mesiter Cox Architects; Greg Hayes, Kish Bank president; Seth ...

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 ...

In the region

Annual Golf Classic to benefit cardiovascular services to be held STATE COLLEGE – The 28th annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic will be held Aug. 11, at the Penn State Blue and White Golf courses, with a shotgun start beginning promptly at 11 a.m. Funds raised from this four-person ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Thursday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 9-8 Wild: 4 Day Pick 3: 2-6-6 Wild: 4 Day Pick 4: 1-5-1-9 Wild: 4 Day Pick 5: 6-7-4-6-5 Wild: 4 Night Pick 2: 8-8 Wild: 6 Night Pick 3: 2-0-5 Wild: 6 Night ...

People potpourri

≤Robin Cassidy-Cherry, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or ...

Box culvert job to begin on Route 35

MIFFLINTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that work to replace a box culvert along Route 35 in Juniata County is scheduled to start in early August. The bridge spans an unnamed tributary of Cocolamus Creek, two miles northeast of the village of Cocolamus in ...

Heavy rain brings flood waters to Pa.

The Associated Press HARRISBURG (AP) — Five days of relentless downpours have left central Pennsylvania a soggy mess, closing roads and businesses, sending creeks and streams spilling over their banks and requiring rescues and evacuations. Firefighters helped people escape their flooded ...

National retailer interest in Bon-Ton building

LEWISTOWN—More than 20 local business people at the Entrepreneurial Meet-Up, held Wednesday evening, learned that a national retailer has expressed an interest in the Bon-Ton building. “It’s nice to see so many new businesses and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Mifflin County,” said ...

Foreign interest in county

LEWISTOWN—Four foreign entities have expressed an interest in investing in Mifflin County companies, according to a report from Nick Felice given at the quarterly Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation board meeting. “There’s a lot to be gained by doing this,” Felice ...

Work continues on Charles St.

LEWISTOWN—Construction on the Charles St. bridge exit is expected to reach completion by Sept. 4, according to project head, Mike Reeder. The construction originally began earlier this summer as part of a bridge preservation project. According to Reeder, the goal of the project is to expand ...