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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 ...

Rockettes show included in Centers in Motion line up

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LEWISTOWN —Mifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging Centers in Motion events for older adults, 55-plus, are scheduled as follows. ¯ Pumpkin Fall Flower Arrangement Class — Oct. 10, 10 a.m., Country Crossroads Senior Center in the Body and Soul Community Center, 205 Chestnut Ridge Road, ...

Goose Day activities

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Goose Day is a local tradition that has been observed in the Juniata River Valley for more than two centuries. Legend has it that if you eat goose on Michaelmas Day (Sept. 29), you will never want for money all the year round. Believers adhere faithfully to this tradition and eat goose every ...

Top of the town

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Location changed for Thompsontown Fall Fest THOMPSONTOWN —The location of Saturday’s Thompsontown Fall Fest has been changed from Haldeman Park to the grounds near the Thompsontown Firehall due to the recent heavy rains. Many craft, direct sales and food vendors will be set up. There ...

People potpourri

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Thursday, Sept. 20 ¯Kyla A. Bailey, of Lewistown, celebrates his 29th birthday today. ¯Dr. Tasha Parks Dudick, of the Animal Hospital Dauphin County, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...

Lottery

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

Udderly adorable

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Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER East Derry Elementary School third graders, from left, Adaline Kennedy, Lakanna Kerstetter and Rylie Kahley, giggle as a calf licks their fingers during the annual Ag Education Tour Tuesday. This year’s tour, which was held at the David Glick farm in ...

Kemp seeks new trial, judgment to vacate verdict

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MIFFLINTOWN —Two post-trial motions were filed on Monday regarding Bradley Kemp’s Aug. 1 guilty verdict; the motions requested that Kemp either receive a new trial or that his verdict be vacated, maintaining that the weight of the evidence presented at trial was insufficient for a guilty ...

Honoring grandparents

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Sentinel photo by TABITHA GOODLING Juniata Mennonite School honored grandparents Tuesday at the school. Students’ grandparents were treated to a special assembly program, time in classroom and lunch with their children. Pictured is first grade student Charlie Donovan with his grandmother ...

Walk looks to raise suicide awareness in Juniata County

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MIFFLINTOWN – In an effort to bring awareness to the ongoing problem of suicide, the Out of the Darkness Into the Light Suicide Prevention Walk is coming to Juniata County next month. Held in past years in Huntingdon and Mifflin Counties, the walk will be a day of healing for those who have ...