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Work on Route 322 starts next week near Burnham

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LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation alerted motorists Tuesday that roadway improvement work will start March 25, on Route 322, near Burnham. Tree removal and excavation took place in fall of 2018. A major component of the project is the construction of a new westbound ...

Vietnam memorial to visit Mifflin County

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YEAGERTOWN—Millions of people have traveled to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial since its opening in 1982, and now a replica of the memorial is traveling to Mifflin County. During a Monday night meeting of the Derry Township supervisors, George Baughman spoke on behalf of the Vietnam ...

Board discusses routine business

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REEDSVILLE—Brown Township Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer Raymond Burns addressed the Brown Township Supervisors during a routine business meeting on Monday night at the Brown Township Municipal Building. Burns thanked the township office workers for their help as he’s adjusted to his ...

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 ...

Lottery

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

People potpourri

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¯Alynda Lewis celebrates her birthday today. ¯Amy Davis, of Lewistown, celebrates her 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 ...

In the region

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Scholarships available BELLEVILLE—The Belleville-Menno Union High School Alumni Association invites high school seniors who live in Menno or Union townships and are planning to further their education to apply for the organization’s scholarships by obtaining application forms from their ...

Academy to offer nail technician training

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LEWISTOWN—Adult education opportunities are expanding at the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology. The academy’s cosmetology program has been approved by the PA State Board of Cosmetology to offer a nail technician course for adults. “We’re pleased to be able to offer this ...

Rise against hunger

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MIFFLINTOWN—The fire hall in Mifflintown held a room full of people, party music and enough food to literally feed 10,000. This was not a party. It was a mission. Aldersgate United Methodist Church hosted “Rise Against Hunger” Saturday morning at the fire hall. The two-hour event ...