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Living history

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Savannah Bonson, left, portraying George Washington, tells her fellow students about the President’s early life, why he was famous and some fun facts during Lewistown Elementary School’s living musuem Tuesday. Meredith Stout’s third grade class researches ...

Life lessons

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Marlee Basom, right, and Logan Ruth, center, both fifth grade students at Lewistown Intermediate School, learn about CPR with the assistance of Zachary Leitzel, a volunteer with Fame EMS, Tuesday during a Safety Day event at the school. Fame EMS visited with the ...

Bill would revamp how Pa. draws district boundaries

HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to overhaul how Pennsylvania draws districts for the Legislature and Congress was approved by a state Senate committee vote Tuesday, but it still would require passage by both chambers and voters to go into effect. The State Government Committee voted ...

Celebrating a century

Anna Swartz, center, is presented flowers and a cake to celebrate her 100th birthday Tuesday, by Brookline Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center staff Stephanie Stein, left, and Melody Yoder. Swartz, originally from Walnut, and new a resident at Brookline in Mifflintown, was the oldest of nine ...

Commissioners recognize EMS Week

MIFFLINTOWN - Recognizing the importance of emergency services and the vital service providers give to their communities, the Juniata County Commissioners on Tuesday adopted a proclamation designating May 20 – 26 as “Emergency Medical Services Week.” Several members of Juniata ...

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 ...

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Credit card fraud—Lewistown police investigated an incident of credit card fraud that occurred at approximately 5:44 a.m. on May 1 at the Lewistown Sheetz. According to the report, Tyler Goodman, of Lewistown, allegedly stole a bank card belonging to Eric ...

Lottery

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

People potpourri

¯Paul and Marcia Romig, of McClure, celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary today. ¯Joyce Dobson, of Lewistown, celebrated her birthday yesterday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

In the region

MJRSC Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program LEWISTOWN — Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services is once again partnering with Pennsylvania’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program to provide low income seniors with fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs ...