Marine Corps celebrates another year

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REEDSVILLE—Marine veterans and their guests gathered at the Reedsville Fire Company Saturday evening to celebrate the 243rd anniversary of the Marine Corps. The event was hosted by the Juniata Area Detachment No. 687 of the Marine Corps League. Following Marine Corps tradition, the ...

Law enforcement shares insight into fraud awareness

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LEWISTOWN—Fraud, as interpreted by the courts, is “a false representation of a material matter made with knowledge of its falsity and with the intent to deceive,” said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. In observance of International Fraud Awareness Week—Nov. 11 to ...

Lead the way

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Sentinel photo by TIM SHUMAKER The Juniata Color Guard the Juniata County Veterans Parade on Saturday in Thompsontown.

Serving those who served

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Sentinel photo by TIM SHUMAKER Norman Wray Jr., RM3, and Charles Lyons, sergeant, visit with each other at a free veterans breakfast at Calvary Bible Church in Lewistown on Saturday.

Mifflin County hosts Farm City banquet

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BELLEVILLE — Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2019, Belleville Mennonite School was the location of the 2018 Farm City Banquet. This event is organized by the Kiwanis Club of Lewistown, the Mifflin County Farm Bureau and the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce. For 63 years, Farm City celebrations ...


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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 ...

Academy announces new, local program

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LEWISTOWN– In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology announces the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Apprenticeship and Training Office (ATO) has approved a new apprenticeship program for The Academy in hopes to expand ...


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The winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 9-8 Wild: 1 Day Pick 3: 5-1-2 Wild: 1 Day Pick 4: 7-1-8-1 Wild: 1 Day Pick 5: 9-0-5-2-0 Wild: 1 Night Pick 2: 7-2 Wild: 9 Night Pick 3: 7-6-5 Wild: 9 Night ...

Ryu to become interim Geisinger CEO on Dec. 1


DANVILLE — Geisinger announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has appointed Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., as interim president and chief executive officer of Geisinger, effective Dec. 1. Ryu, who has served as executive vice president and chief medical officer since September 2016, succeeds ...