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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 ...

Wintry mix coats Pa. with rain, sleet, snow

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The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season. A mix of rain, sleet and snow was falling across much of the state Thursday. Forecasters say anywhere from a coating to 3 inches of snow could fall overall, and a light ...

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Recycled ride

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Sentinel photos by ERIN THOMPSON Students, from left, Faith Garland, second grade, Riley Hostetler, fifth grade, Gracie Dunn, third grade, Maggie Fortune, third grade and Chase Benfer, second grade, work together to build a roller coaster out of recycled materials during the Indian Valley ...

Area man pleads guilty to assault

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MIFFLINTOWN —Brian Petrovcic, 26, of McAlisterville, pleaded guilty to one count simple assault, Tuesday, before Judge Kenneth Mummah. Mummah sentenced Petrovcic to 24 months probation, per the plea agreement reached between District Attorney Cory Snook and Ralph Germack, Petrovcic’s ...

World of gifts

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Sentinel photos by ERIN THOMPSON Amber Supplee, of Mifflintown, sorts through items that will be for sale during the Juniata Valley International Gifts Sale. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. It will also run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Corman re-elected Majority Leader

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HARRISBURG—Senator Jake Corman (R-34) was today re-elected by his Senate Republican colleagues to serve as Senate Majority Leader for the 2019-20 legislative session. “I’m honored to be chosen by my colleagues once again to lead our caucus for the upcoming legislative session,” ...

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Final act coming for JHS play director

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By tabitha goodling Sentinel correspondent MIFFLINTOWN — The director of the Juniata High School junior class play is closing the curtain on 28 consecutive years of casting and rehearsals. Suzanne Hummel is directing the class’s presentation of “The One That Got Away” at 7 p.m. ...

Christmas in the Park coming to Richfield Nov. 24

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RICHFIELD — The Richfield Lions Club will sponsor the 17th annual Christmas in the Park from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 24. Basom Park’s entrance will be lined with lollipops, and the park will be decorated, ready to begin the holiday season. More than 100 holiday craft vendors will fill ...