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Grant funding approved

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Commissioners approved an agreement with West Wayne Township Sewer Authority for 2016 Community Development Block Grant funding at the board’s regular meeting on Thursday. According to Jim Lettiere, the county’s community development administrator, the ...

School board reviews an updated MOU

LEWISTOWN—An updated Memoranda of Understanding with local police departments was reviewed by the Mifflin County School Board during a meeting on Thursday night at the school district’s administration building. According to Vance Varner, the district's Director of Secondary Education, the ...

Area man charged with assault

LEWISTOWN—Anthony M. Snook, 39, of Lewistown, was charged Thursday with seven criminal counts, including aggravated assault, strangulation and use/possesion of drug paraphernalia. According to court documents, police responded to a report of a physical domestic near River Access road. The ...

Making a statement

Sentinel photo by tim shumaker Members of the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars ride atop a fire truck after defeating 21st Ward Thursday evening in Highland Park.

Lewistown man charged with four counts of burglary

LEWISTOWN—Timothy McConnell, 37, of Lewistown was charged Wednesday with four criminal counts, including burglary. According to court documents, a male accuser reported to police that someone entered his unsecured Milroy garage on July 11 and removed both a one-gallon and a two-gallon gas ...

Weiand seeks removal from sex offender registry

LEWISTOWN—In a hearing before President Judge David Barron on Thursday, Frank Weiand, representing himself, petitioned the court to remove his name from the Megan’s Law Sexual Offender’s Registry. In June, Weiand self-filed this motion, primarily based three cases in which the ...

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 ...

Program offers businesses competitive advantage

LEWISBURG —Businesses can propel to the next level of success with the PA Engage! program, a new statewide business retention and expansion program that offers companies advantages and connections. In a 10-county central Pennsylvania region, a network of publicly funded partners empowers ...

In the state

Make-A-Wish seek wish granting volunteers POTTSVILLE—Children who are living with critical illnesses need the power of a wish. Make-A-Wish needs local residents to make it happen by volunteering their time and compassion to assist with fulfilling wishes. Make-A-Wish is currently looking ...

Lottery

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