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People potpourri

¯James and Marcia Wortman, of Port Royal, celebrate their 50th anniversary today. ¯Taylor Snyder, of Lewistown, celebrates her 26th birthday today. ¯Shirley Snook, of Maitland, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Barb Foxx, of Reedsville, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: ...

Boo to you

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Mia McCartle scares parade goers as she rides on the SM Auto Repair and Engine Rebuild float in the Lewistown Halloween Parade Wednesday. For more photos, see page A8.

Charges withdrawn in attempted homicide case

LEWISTOWN — Five criminal counts charged in August against Dante Scott, of Lewistown, including attempted homicide in the first degree, were withdrawn on Sept. 13, according to court documents. Scott, 32, was charged with two counts aggravated assault, one count possession of a prohibited ...

Police: 46-year-old charged with aggravated assault

MIDDLEBURG — A Middleburg man was charged Sunday with five criminal counts, including aggravated assault and corruption of minors, after punching and causing severe injuries to an accuser as well as inciting a juvenile to damage the accuser’s vehicle with a baseball bat, court documents ...

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 ...

Top of the Town

Holiday decorating contests now open Lewistown The Mifflin County Garden Club is once again hosting its annual Christmas Decorating Contest for Lewistown residents. This year’s theme will be “A Vintage Christmas.” Judging will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. The winner ...

Books & Brushes

LEWISTOWN —This year’s Books and Brushes Arts Show at the Mifflin County Library will feature 20 or more artists, artisans and serious hobbyists who will exhibit, demonstrate and sell their work from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The show’s youngest artist, high school student Amber ...

Victorian Christmas Tour and Dinner to benefit JCHS

EAST WATERFORD —A Victorian Christmas Tour and Dinner will be held at the American House in East Waterford on Dec. 1 to benefit the Juniata County Historical Society. The American House, owned by Tom and Jeanne Cleck-Reese, was built in 1790. The couple hosted a spring event for the ...

Medal of Honor exhibit to open at PA Military Museum

BOALSBURG —“The Ultimate Sacrifice,” a special exhibit of Foster J. Sayers Sr.’s Medal of Honor. is among several temporary exhibits opening Friday in the gallery at the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Sayers was born in Marsh Creek, and was a resident of Centre County prior to World ...

People potpourri

¯ Adam Shade, of Mifflintown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯ Hunter Packard, of Lewistown, celebrates his 18th birthday today. ¯Angelica Hannon celebrates her 75th birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...