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Are you the coming one?

Religion

Charles Wesley lived for 81 years in the 18th century and wrote 6,500 hymns. One of the most magnificent is titled, “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus.” The lyrics go like this: “Come Thou long expected Jesus, born to set thy people free. From our fears and sin release us, let us find our ...

When teaching children, consider Moses, David

Religion

Is there anyone in the Bible you identify with, someone who was a lot like you? I always felt I could understand the mind of David and the experiences he went through. I would like to believe that I have some good characteristics (a tiny bit) like David had; boldness, confidence in God, and ...

Juniata Valley churches host Vacation Bible School

Religion

Centre Union Church YEAGERTOWN — Centre Union Church in Yeagertown will hold Vacation Bible School 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 8 to 12 for children ages 4 to finishing sixth grade. The theme is Faith for when Life Gets Wild. Information: centreunion.church on Facebook at Centre Union Church. ...

Religion Calendar

Religion

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Parade for USA

Local News

Sentinel photo by MIKE GOSS East Waterford Firemen Queen Taylor Brown throw candy to the kids during the Independence Day parade Thursday morning in East Waterford. Winston Swartz, age 7, shows off his 4th of July glasses on the South Juanita Baptist Church float.

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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 ...

Apple files preliminary injunction

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District’s former director of secondary education, Edward Apple, has filed a petition for preliminary injunction in the Juniata County Court of Common Pleas to stop the district from terminating him from his position, to reinstate him pending trial on the ...

Third employee charged with theft from JCSD

Local News

PORT ROYAL — A criminal complaint has been filed by Pennsylvania State Police against another Juniata County School District employee involving the alleged theft of furniture from the district earlier this year. Jonathan Stouffer, maintenance supervisor who has been employed by the district ...

Local women launch military book fundraiser

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — In the spirit of patriotism this Independence Day, three area women are launching a fundraiser to provide books to children of deployed families. Danielle Hostetler, of McClure, Lauren Waite, of Richfield, and Beth Winey, of Mifflintown, all have close friends and families who ...