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Path to employment

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LEWISTOWN — Adam Koffman, 29, of Lewistown, said Square One Clubhouse ultimately helped him become a staff support employee with the Compass Corner and Ganoe Centers. “Clubhouse helped me be stronger and believe in myself again,” Koffman said. In light of National Disability ...

‘When the Doctor Rode in a Gig’

Features

MIFFLINTOWN — Most anyone who has lived in Juniata County for long has probably been a patient of Dr. Banks. Or at least their parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and maybe even their great-great-grandparents, have. That’s because several generations of men in the Banks family ...

Local man sentenced for stalking, PFA violations

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MIFFLINTOWN — Randy Freet, of Honey Grove, was sentenced by President Judge Kathy Morrow on Oct. 2 to serve a minimum of 14 months and 23 days to a maximum of 24 months incarceration in a state correctional institution for stalking as well as violating both a Protection From Abuse/Contempt ...

Who was Dr. William Hamlin Banks?

Features

Excerpt from the 1947 obituary of Dr. William H. Banks, published in the Juniata Journal, and reprinted in “When the Doctor Rode in a Gig.” Dr. William Hamlin Banks passed away at his home, Main Street, Mifflintown, on Wednesday, December 24, 1947, at 12:30 p.m., aged 85 years. Dr. Banks ...

Dippery arraigned in 5th Mifflin County case

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LEWISTOWN — Shawn Dippery, 46, of Lewistown, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Reed on Thursday. Dippery faces 36 criminal counts, six of which are third-degree felonies. According to court documents, Dippery took more than $3,100 in cash or check payments from 18 ...

Candidate class

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Submitted photo State Senate candidate Ezra Nanes, left, answers students’ questions during a visit at Mountain View Elementary School on Friday afternoon in Mifflintown.

Never too early

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Sentinel photo by MICHAEL GOSS Mifflintown firefighter Jeremy Sorg, left, explains what firefighters do and wear to students at the Juniata County Head start/early head start and preKcounts.

Opioid bills to be signed

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WASHINGTON — Congress has passed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act, a measure that will increase response resources for states and several provisions to protect infants, children and seniors caught up in the ...

Religion calendar

Religion

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

King: Hope exists through counseling

Religion

MILLERSTOWN — Hope is the theme this year’s Heartbeat Community Services Annual Fall Banquet. A certified abortion recovery group facilitator will share the hope that exists in counseling at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport. Heartbeat ...