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Board meets with athletic association

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REEDSVILLE — The Brown Township Board of Supervisors met on Monday night to discuss plans going forward with the baseball field project at Bender Park. Aaron Bubb and Bob Wilson from the Reedsville Athletic Association came to the meeting to speak with the board about where to go next. ...

Derry Township board discusses traffic resolution

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YEAGERTOWN — The Derry Township Board of Supervisors on Monday night and discussed a resolution that would allow Standard Steel traffic on township roadways. The resolution was to authorize unlicensed vehicles titled to Standard Steel to cross township roads to get to different ends of 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 ...

Geisinger to host dinner in honor of Veteran’s Day

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LEWISTOWN — To celebrate Veteran’s Day, Geisinger is hosting a Veteran’s Day Dinner for all veterans in Mifflin, Juniata, Huntingdon and Centre counties. Geisinger was recently recognized for its commitment to U.S. military veterans and their families by being named to VIQTORY’s 2020 ...

People Potpourri

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¯Patrick Charles and Lisa Kaye Stroup, of Belleville, celebrate their anniversary yesterday. ¯Brian and Kellie Baker, celebrate their 14th wedding anniversary yesterday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in ...

US stocks close broadly higher, led by tech companies, banks

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Technology companies and banks helped power stocks on Wall Street broadly higher Monday, extending the market’s gains of the past two weeks. The rally came as investors found fresh reason for optimism as the U.S. and China continue negotiations aimed at resolving their costly trade war. ...

Georgia county’s blackout incident shows the perils of ransomware

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JEFFERSON, Ga. (AP) — On the first Saturday in March, computer screens at the 911 dispatch center in this small town went dark. Staff at the county jail around the same time could no longer open cell doors remotely with electronic controls, and sheriff’s deputies lost the use of their ...

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park. Officials with SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop announced Monday that they are opening the country’s second Sesame Place park in San Diego in spring 2021. ...

Medical marijuana policy discussed

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MIFFLINTOWN — How will medical marijuana be administered to students of Juniata County School District? The board of directors approved the first reading of a policy that addresses where the drug would be given and by whom during its regular voting meeting on Thursday. The policy came ...

Man faces homicide charge in fatal crash

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MOUNT UNION — David Searcy, 58, of Altoona faces a homicide charge from a car crash that led to a local teen’s death in January in Mifflin County. According to the affidavit of probable cause, at 9 p.m. Jan. 20, police responded to a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 22/522 in Wayne Township. ...