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MC Library to close for Thanksgiving LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin County Library will close at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21 and will remain closed on Nov. 22 and 23 to celebrate Thanksgiving. Normal operating hours will resume on Nov. 24. For more information, call the library at (717) 242-2391 or ...

People potpourri

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¯Sandy Lynch, 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 at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

Setting it straight

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In the Nov. 16 article “Professionals share insights into benefits,” one of the doctor’s names was misspelled. Doctor Benjamin Scallion, M.D. is with Geisinger-Lewistown Family Medicine. Editor’s note: The Sentinel strives for accuracy in its reporting, but occasionally we do make ...

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Lewistown man found guilty of possession LEWISTOWN—A jury of seven men and five women deliberated 45 minutes Thursday and returned a verdict of guilty for two felony counts against John A. Beers V, 32, of Lewistown, said District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Beers was convicted of one ...

Lottery

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

Religion Calendar

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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 ...

Give me shelter

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Sentinel photos by MATT STRICKER From left, Jenny Landis, executive director of Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau Major Project Contributor; Rhonda S. Moore, executive director of Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce; Breanne Bailey, Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce ...

Professionals share insights into benefits

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LEWISTOWN — “Antibiotics save lives for patients with serious bacterial infections,” said Doctor Benjamin Scalion, M.D. with Geisinger-Lewistown Family Medicine. As World Antibiotics Week draws to a close, Scalion, with J.C. Blair Clinical Therapeutics Pharmacist Jillian Hollen, share ...

MCHS Marching Band honored by county

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LEWISTOWN — Accolades continue to roll in following the Mifflin County High School Marching Band’s extraordinary first place finish at the recent Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championships. On Thursday, the group was honored with a proclamation adopted by the Mifflin County ...

Northeast battens down hatches as storm moves in

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The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, causing deadly traffic crashes and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama. As much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow ...