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High school holds talk on suicide, bullying

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MIDDLEBURG — The recent suicides of two Midd-West High School students was at the forefront of a discussion during a community meeting with panelists Tuesday night at the school. The Midd-West High School auditorium held a scattering of parents, staff and community members throughout the ...

O’Rourke visits Penn State on nationwide campaign tour

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STATE COLLEGE — A large group of mostly young faces crowded around a stage Tuesday where Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke spoke at Penn State University’s main campus, calling for unity of the nation as part of his campaign platform. “It’s always been the way in which I ...

Juniata County hires children and youth services director

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MIFFLINTOWN – Acting as salary board, the Juniata County Commissioners on Tuesday appointed Ashley Baxter to the position of Children and Youth Services director. Baxter will assume her duties April 1 following the retirement of current director Penni Abrams. “We’re sorry to say that ...

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 ...

Lottery

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The winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 0-0 Wild: 6 Day Pick 3: 0-9-8 Wild: 6 Day Pick 4: 5-6-9-1 Wild: 6 Day Pick 5: 5-9-3-8-6 Wild: 6 Night Pick 2: 0-0 Wild: 2 Night Pick 3: 6-1-8 Wild: 2 Night ...

People potpourri

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¯ Emma and Bobby Kauffman, of Milroy, celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary 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 ...

In the region

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Grant funding awarded to local fire agencies HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations serving the 171st Legislative District have been awarded $185,881.62 in state grant funding, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre/Mifflin, announced Monday in a press release. “The members of ...

Volunteers sought for statewide spring cleanup

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a campaign of statewide community cleanup activities that runs through May 31. Groups participating in ...

Work on Route 322 starts next week near Burnham

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LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation alerted motorists Tuesday that roadway improvement work will start March 25, on Route 322, near Burnham. Tree removal and excavation took place in fall of 2018. A major component of the project is the construction of a new westbound ...

Vietnam memorial to visit Mifflin County

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YEAGERTOWN—Millions of people have traveled to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial since its opening in 1982, and now a replica of the memorial is traveling to Mifflin County. During a Monday night meeting of the Derry Township supervisors, George Baughman spoke on behalf of the Vietnam ...