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Mifflin man pleads guilty to endangering welfare of a child

MIFFLINTOWN — Charles Duncan Jr., 37, of Mifflin, pleaded guilty Monday to endangering the welfare of a child and violating probation. According to court documents, Duncan pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering another person in March 2016 and was sentenced to confinement followed by ...

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In the region

Construction postponed on Shade Road bridge MCALISTERVILLE — This bridge is referred to as JV-54 out of the 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire ...

Setting it straight

According to David Campbell of Lewistown Borough Council, the resolution barring a “mini-casino” in Lewistown Borough was rescinded by the current council. Outdated information provided by a source was included in a story on Page A1 of Monday’s edition. Editor’s note: The Sentinel ...

Lottery

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

In the region

Hospital celebrates 35 years of care services PLEASANT GAP — HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is celebrating 35 years of serving the region with excellence in rehabilitation, helping people return to their home and the community after an illness, injury or ...

LOCAL FLOODING UPDATE

The National Weather Service and Mid-Atlantic River Forecast Center has announced a flood warning for Mifflin County that is in effect until 10:20 p.m. Tuesday. The Juniata River is expected to crest at 24 feet at around 10 a.m. Tuesday in Lewistown. Roadway flooding is expected in the ...

Community unity

Sentinel photos by MATT STRICKER ABOVE: Cindy Yoder, left, of Lewistown, emotionally talks about her son, Jason Yoder, and the overdose on crystal meth that lead to his passing in 2004. Holding the photo of Jason is Cindy’s daughter-in-law, Amanda French. Yoder was one of the speakers that ...

Viewpoints vary on mini-casinos

LEWISTOWN—With mini-casinos up and running throughout the state, Juniata Valley elected officials expressed varied viewpoints on casinos opening in their respective municipalities. In Mifflin County, the townships of Derry, Brown and Armagh each passed resolutions to prevent a mini-casino ...

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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 ...