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¯Dave Kepner, of Dry Valley, celebrates his 84th birthday today. ¯Donna (Boreman) and Richard Carolus are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

In the region

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Health Screen program coming to Belleville BELLEVILLE — The Locust Grove Mennonite Church is sponsoring a community Health Screen on May 19. Health Screen is a preventive health program that can determine current or potential health problems. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 9:30 ...

In the state

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PennDOT highlights bridge partnership HARRISBURG – There are 390 bridges complete and open to traffic with 50 under construction in the state’s public-private partnership for bridges, the Rapid Bridge Replacement project, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. ...

Police reports

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Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯Crash—PSP Lewistown responded to a one vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:55 p.m. on April 13 on Route 333 in Milford Township, Juniata County. According to the report, Eugene Baily, 87, of Port Royal, was traveling east in a 2004 Hyundai ...

Local Bon-Ton announces closure

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LEWISTOWN — Devastating. That’s the one word that came to Rhonda Moore’s mind when she heard about the Lewistown location of Bon-Ton closing. As executive director of the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce, Moore she is discouraged by the news since the area has been seeing such ...

Man charged with attempted homicide in April 10 incident

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LEWISTOWN — Police have filed a litany of charges, including attempted homicide, against 32-year-old Travis A. Stambaugh of Enola, stemming from an April 10 incident in Lewistown, according to a publicly-available online court docket sheet filed Wednesday at Magisterial District Judge Jack E. ...

Trail cyclists pedal through Lewistown

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LEWISTOWN - A group of bicyclists pedaled their way through Lewistown Wednesday afternoon to complete a test ride for a new Sept. 11 memorial. While a memorial is usually a statue or structure, the Sept. 11 National Memorial Trail is a biking and hiking trail connecting the three memorial ...

DLI meets to discuss new project ideas, fighting blight

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LEWISTOWN — Downtown Lewistown Inc. held a meeting Wednesday at the Regional Business Center to discuss a variety of topics. DLI, which is a designated a Keystone Communities organization, has followed its requirements to file reports regularly to let the Department of Community and ...

Corman calls for priority in addressing dairy crisis

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HARRISBURG — Underscoring the gravity of the state’s dairy crisis, Sen. Jake Corman (R-34) Wednesday called on the Wolf administration to develop an incentive plan for a dairy processing plant to locate in Pennsylvania. “We offer incentives to other companies to locate in ...

Program gives back

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Sentinel photo by JOE CANNON Mifflin County Commissioner Stephen Dunkle recently presented monetary donations to several organizations as part of his pay raise give back program. In the photo above are, seated, from left, Give Back Committee members Paul Olbrich, Rosella Smith, Freda Hook, ...