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Board hears Academy’s strategic plan report

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LEWISTOWN - Future endeavors at the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology took center stage during Thursday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting of the Mifflin County School District Board of Directors. Daniel Potutschnig, the academy’s administrative director, introduced Phillip ...

Supporters of internet project recognized

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LEWISTOWN – Organizations and municipalities that have committed to financially support the county’s ongoing initiative to widen broadband internet service to the area were recognized during Thursday’s business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners. Bill Gomes, the county’s ...

Police search for hit and run suspect

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From staff reports LEWISTOWN—Police are investigating a hit and run incident that occurred on Jan. 15 on East Walnut Street in Lewistown. According to a report from the Lewistown Police Department, an unnamed male was walking west on Walnut Street at approximately 6:21 p.m. on Jan. 15. The ...

Calendar

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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 ...

People potpourri

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¯Sarah Shilling, of Alfarata, celebrates her 18th birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed ...

Lottery

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

Kish Bancorp, Inc. announces year-end financial results

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STATE COLLEGE – William P. Hayes, Chairman, President and CEO of Kish Bancorp, Inc., has announced unaudited financial results for the quarter and twelve-month period ending December 31, 2018. “The fourth quarter capped an extraordinary year,” Hayes stated. He continued, “2018 results ...

Pa. provides computer science funding to area schools

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HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday the awarding of $8.7 million in targeted grants to expand computer science classes and teacher training at 765 schools across the commonwealth, including Juniata Elementary School, East Juniata Elementary School, Tuscarora Middle School, ...

In the region

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Lewistown center hosting live music LEWISTOWN — The Lewistown Senior Center is hosting a night of live music on Jan. 24. The center is located at 515 Knepp Ave., Lewistown, in the former Central Novelty building. The band Country Boy will play from 6 to 8 p.m., and the kitchen opens at 5 ...

Anonymous tip app launched across Pa.

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LEWISTOWN — Students across Pennsylvania will now have the opportunity to identify and anonymously report harassment, threats and other at-risk behavior from fellow students. The Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General launched the Safe2Say Something program, which enables both youth ...