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Local postcards featured in new book

Lifestyles

LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin County Historical Society has just released its latest publication, “For Just A Penny — Historic Mifflin County Postcards,” written and edited by local author Forest K. Fisher. Scores of vintage full color pictures and real photo postcards from society ...

Lodge to honor former Boy Scout

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LEWISTOWN—The Lewistown Rotary Club hosted speaker Wes Miller, past president of the Juniata Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Tuesday, at the Rec Center in Lewistown. During his presentation, Miller spoke about John Kriner, a long-time supporter of the Boy Scouts, and his son, ...

Board approve consolidation change orders

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MIFFLINTOWN — With some opposition, the Juniata County School Board of Directors approved a number of change orders related to the consolidation of the district’s elementary schools. At its meeting Monday night, the board approved a $38,077.65 change order for demolition work at Juniata ...

2 vehicle crash

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Sentinel photo by Katy DiVirgilius At 12:34 p.m. Tuesday, crews were dispatched to a collision between a dump truck and pick up truck at the intersection of Havice Valley Road and Back Mountain Road. Responding to the scene were Milroy Fire Company, Milroy EMS, FAME EMS, Reedsville Fire ...

Project to continue through winter

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POTTERS MILLS — Despite recent weather conditions, the Potters Mills Gap Transportation project will continue through the winter months, said John Wert, Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. project manager. Wert said one of the next steps in the project includes breaking down and excavating boulders to ...

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 ...

People potpourri

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¯Gavin Ream, of Lewistown, son of Shawn and Chris Ream, celebrates his 16th birthday today. ¯Jack Searer, of McVeytown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Patsy A. Wagner, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and ...

Borough of Lewistown suspends street sweeping

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LEWISTOWN—The borough of Lewistown suspended street sweeping and maintenance parking regulations on Nov. 17, 2018. The suspension will be set in place for borough streets with the exception of Chestnut—Market to Logan Street, Market Street—Juniata to Valley Street, and Valley ...

‘Innovations Challenge’ entry open to students

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HARRISBURG — With the Dec. 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT’s Innovations Challenge. This year’s challenge ...

People potpourri

Local News

¯Judith Ann Corbin, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Carol Walls, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Tony Burd, of Mifflintown, celebrates his birthday Thursday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...