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Local COVID-19 cases by ZIP code

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(Editor’s note: For ZIP codes that have at least one positive, but less than five, the Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide an exact number for patient privacy reasons.) 17002 (Allensville): 0 17004 (Belleville): 1-4 17009 (Burnham): 1-4 17014 (Cocolamus): 0 17021 (East ...

Millerstown man faces multiple child pornography charges

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From staff reports MILLERSTOWN — A Millerstown man is facing more than 100 felony charges after a police investigation found two videos and more than 100 photos of nude minors in his possession, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed by the Pennsylvania State Police Central ...

Local business raises more than $5,000 to help others

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LEWISTOWN — Many local business owners are experiencing challenges like they have never imagined as the COVID-19 shutdown continues. Businesses are struggling to find ways to survive. Michelle and Caleb Fetter, owners of Lewistown Printworks, got creative when they found out they did not ...

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 ...

Cancellations and postponements

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Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...

Library-owned materials may be returned

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LEWISTOWN — Both locations of the Mifflin County Library are now accepting the return of library materials to its book drops. No fines or fees will be charged. Patrons are advised not to drop off materials intended for donation to the library, only those items that were borrowed from the ...

People Potpourri

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¯Lily Grace Woodring, of Spring Mills, celebrates her 19th birthday 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 www.lewistownsentinel.com ...

Stocks close higher as investors regain some more confidence

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Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, clawing back all their losses from a day earlier and extending their strong gains for the week. The S&P 500 rose 1.7% as the market bounced back from a sudden drop on Tuesday that snapped the index’s three-day winning streak. Crude ...

Big box rules: Target’s online push readied it for pandemic

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NEW YORK (AP) — Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population. The Minneapolis company reported Wednesday that ...

Suspects arrested for smuggling Nissan boss out of Japan in box

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Green Beret and his son were arrested Wednesday in Massachusetts on charges they smuggled Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box while he awaited trial there on financial misconduct charges. Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret ...