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Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Klayton Herman, left, of Beavertown, and Jasmine Renninger, of Harrisburg, race each other in the corn shelling event during the kids’ farm games Monday evening at the Beaver Fair in Beaver Springs. Celebrating its 90th year, the fair continues this week with ...

Police: Local teen used stolen gun in shooting on Saturday

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LEWISTOWN — An 18-year-old man was charged Monday with attempted homicide and other related charges after admitting to police he shot another person with a stolen pistol early Saturday morning in Derry Township, court documents indicate. Chase Michael Amspacker, of Lewistown, arrived to a ...

McAlisterville crash kills 2

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McALISTERVILLE — A traffic accident in Fayette Township on Saturday caused two fatalities and injured two others, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Police reported that David Boyle, 17, of Mifflintown, Matthew Reichert and Nathaniel Landis, both 20, of McAlisterville and Zebadiah ...

Judge grants waiver of counsel in assault case

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LEWISTOWN — Nathan W. Lauver, of Lewistown, will represent himself in defense of aggravated assault and false imprisonment charges, according to an order signed Monday by President Judge David Barron. The order was issued following a hearing held Sept. 11, when Lauver, 36, filed and signed ...

20-year-old charged with statutory sexual assault

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McALISTERVILLE — A 20-year-old man was charged Monday with statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors, both felonies, after admitting to having a sexual encounter with a minor, according to court documents. Documents state that Christopher M. Harvey, of McAlisterville, told police he ...

Elton John bids final ‘Farewell’ to Bryce Jordan Center

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour featured a thoughtfully executed setlist that led the audience on a journey through his 50-year music career. His tour made a stop at the sold-out Bryce Jordan Center Sunday night, which marked the fourth of five Pennsylvania ...

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 ...

In the region

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Juniata County to take part in Safe Stop MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District transportation drivers will participate in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s National School Bus Safety Week by documenting illegal passes that occur on their routes and, when possible, ...

MCHS marching band takes first place award

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SHAMOKIN — The Mifflin County High School Marching Band was tops in its class in the 52nd annual Black Diamond Cavalcade of Bands Saturday in Shamokin. The event, which was hosted by the Shamokin Area Band and Orchestra Boosters and Tournament of Bands, was held at Kemp Memorial Field in ...