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Mr. Jones lies unresponsive on his living room floor when his personal home caregiver arrives. The caregiver calls 911 who notifies emergency medical services. The local ambulance responds. EMS load 84-year-old Mr. Jones into the ambulance and work to stabilize him on the way to the hospital. ...

Longhorned tick found in Pa.

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s first longhorned tick has turned up in Centre County’s Potter Township. The identification was confirmed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory. The single longhorned tick was identified on an adult, male wild ...

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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 ...



Editor’s note: A list of upcoming reunions is published weekly on the Entertainment page. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted ...

Up for bids

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER FFA member Will Orwing shows a dairy cow during the livestock auction at the Juniata County Youth Fair in Port Royal Thursday.

Help for addiction is out there

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LEWISTOWN - Area residents suffering from addiction or family members coping with the problem are reminded that services are readily available in Mifflin County. During Thursday’s business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners, Mike Hannon, executive director of the Tri-County Drug ...

Woman charged with burglary

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MIDDLEBURG—A 37-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with one felony count burglary, one felony count criminal trespass, one count theft and one count receiving stolen property, after unlawfully entering her neighbor’s residence and taking $1500 in Oxycodone-Acetaminophen pills, according to ...

Police investigate fraud incident

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From staff reports PORT ROYAL—State police are investigating an incident of access device fraud that was reported on July 26 in Spruce Hill Township, Juniata County. According to a report from Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown, a fraudulent credit card transaction was made using the ...

Mount Union woman charged with forgery

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LEWISTOWN—Britney L. Hostrander, of Mount Union, was charged with six criminal counts Wednesday, including two counts forgery, after fraudulently signing checks belonging to one of her tenants , according to court documents. Hostrander, 22, reportedly issued two checks from the accuser’s ...