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Man charged with strangulation

MOUNT UNION — A 21-year-old man was charged Friday with one felony count strangulation after choking another person and restricting that accuser’s ability to breathe, according to court documents. Documents indicate that Elisha Crane, of Mount Union, was arguing with the accuser early ...

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PA CareerLink Mifflin County to hold health care prep course

PA CareerLink Mifflin County to offer a Health Care Prep Course class Jan. 7 to Feb. 13. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. - noon each Monday and Wednesday. The course is designed to build reading and math skills with health care content. Prepare for the KAPLAN entrance exam. Learn key medical ...

United Way gives update on 2019 campaign

LEWISTOWN — United Way of Mifflin-Juniata has raised $144,715 or 32 percent of its $450,000 goal for the 2019 campaign. This amount is 9 percent ahead of last year at this time. There are many workplace campaigns that are currently underway. If your company would like to participate in a ...

Festival of Ice features new vendors

LEWISTOWN—New to the 22nd annual Festival of Ice this year are 25 new vendors. In addition, the Pour Tour, an envoy of alcohol from distilleries, breweries or wineries which each produce and sell in Mifflin and Juniata counties was in attendance. Cheryl Glick, of Brookmere Winery, said ...

Commissioners pass tentative budget

LEWISTOWN – The Mifflin County Commissioners on Thursday approved the 2019 tentative budget that does not reflect a tax increase. “The overall balanced budget for 2019 is $32,286,627, up from $29,742,348 in 2018,” Commissioner Kevin Kodish announced prior to adoption. “There will be ...

Group highlights HACC education

LEWISTOWN—In an effort to improve educational resources throughout the county, the Mifflin County Planning Commission met with representatives of Harrisburg Area Community College to discuss Lewistown programming on Thursday afternoon at the Mifflin County Courthouse. Bill Gomes, director ...

Search is on for local ‘rising stars’

A few months ago I was sitting in an office at a local car dealership, making small talk with a salesman while we were waiting for some paperwork to be done. He has kids a little younger than my own, and he remembered my youngest son from something in high school. So, naturally, we talked ...

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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 ...

Seasonal sounds

Musical guests Rhonda Schultz-Sweigart, left, and Grace Fala, of Flipside, entertained Wednesday afternoon at the Milroy Senior Center. Activities planned at the senior centers in Mifflin and Juniata counties are published in The Sentinel’s Living section every Saturday. Submitted photo