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The Playhouse at McConnellstown brings back ‘A Christmas Story’

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McCONNELLSTOWN — Be sure to drink your Ovaltine and turn down the furnace damper. The Playhouse at McConnellstown is welcoming “A Christmas Story” back to its stage. Make sure to set your decoder pins for opening night on Nov. 16. Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas — a ...

Let him speak as the oracles of God

Religion

Editor’s note: This is the eighth installment of a series by Lyndon Stimeling that will run each week. I Peter 4:11 We are going to continue our brief look at the background or context of I Peter 4:11. Peter, who was the author of this book, gave us an example in the book of Acts. In ...

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 ...

Religion calendar

Religion

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

New life begins in Christ

Religion

It is such a blessing to have friends who support us with love and prayers. Phone calls, a card in the mailbox, a smile, a touch, hearing one’s name called out in a greeting are a few of the ways that we let each other know we care. In this age of advancing technology, a lot of this has gone ...

Tea and fellowship

Religion

Sentinel photo by TABITHA GOODLING Judy Robinson pours tea for Barbara Partner and Linda Partner at Port Royal Lutheran Church’s annual Thanksgiving Tea. The tea is held annually as a way to join the community in fellowship and welcome in the holiday season.

No trout about it

Local News

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Fifth grader Lauren Ames separates dead trout eggs from the living eggs, Thursday, as Sacred Heart School prepares to participate for the second year in the Trout in the Classroom program. The school’s participation in the Trout in the Classroom program was ...

Committee names new student rep.

Local News

LEWISTOWN—The Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology’s operating committee will see a new face on its board through the rest of the 2018-19 school year. John Bilich, assistant director of the academy, announced that Alex Wert would serve as the committee’s new student ...

Woman charged after using counterfeit money

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MOUNT UNION —A 20-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with two felony counts forgery and one count possessing an instrument of crime with intent after knowingly using toy money during an August financial transaction, court documents indicate. Documents state that Destiny M. Walker, of Mount ...

Only human

Features

Author’s note: Teen pregnancy is very common in the United States. About three in 10 teen girls will become pregnant before the age of 20; however, they all have different stories. This story takes place in Lewistown, PA, and is about my mother’s experience of being pregnant at 16 back in ...