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42-year-old charged with assault of officer

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LEWISTOWN — A 42-year-old man was charged Saturday with one felony count aggravated assault after pushing a police officer and nearly causing the officer to fall down a flight of stairs. Court documents state Charles A. Fry, of Lewistown, was allegedly fighting with his stepson when ...

Scholastic sports

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata turned a small lead into a big win Monday, scoring 12 runs in the third to put away Newport right there, 15-0, in a Tri-Valley League softball game. Neither pitcher picked up a lot of stats from the circle, but Juniata’s batters kept the Buffaloes busy. Hunter Johns ...

Mifflin County dog licenses are overdue

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Treasurer Deb Civitts is reminding dog owners that 2019 dog licenses are overdue. State law requires that all dogs ages three months and older have a current license each year by Jan. 1. Licenses are available at: The Mifflin County Treasurer’s Office in the ...

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 ...

Fraternity occupied by protesters

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Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members’ derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi chapter at the private liberal ...

Local woman charged with strangulation

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LEWISTOWN — A 30-year-old woman was charged Sunday with one felony count strangulation after grabbing a man around the throat and applying pressure, court documents indicate. Sara M. Wickersham, of Lewistown, was reportedly drinking at a bar Sunday night while her family was visiting the ...

GOP Sen. Ernst wary of Moore for Federal board, cites views on women

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator expressed doubts Monday about supporting Stephen Moore to join the Federal Reserve board and other GOP lawmakers were decidedly noncommittal, suggesting that President Donald Trump’s selection for the post might be in trouble. Lawmakers’ comments ...

Four killed after SUV hits pickup

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HAMLIN (AP) — A crash in northwestern Pennsylvania has left four Pittsburgh residents dead, including two children. The two-vehicle crash in Hamlin occurred shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. State police say 30-year-old Ashley Smith was driving an SUV northbound on Route 219 when she ...

Philly fight for parking kills woman

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The search for a place to barbecue turned deadly for one woman, who police say collapsed after a fight over a parking spot in Philadelphia. Authorities say 57-year-old Lourdes Estremera had set up a grill in the parking spot on Friday night. Another woman drove up and ...