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Celebrating Ag Day

March 31, 2014 The Mifflin County Farm Bureau recently celebrated the first baby born on National Ag Day by presenting the baby a basket of ag related items. more »»

Local sustainable alternative ag initiative is underway

March 31, 2014 McALISTERVILLE - Tucked partially underground in Juniata County is a small research project investigating the productivity of aquaponics. more »»

Loans available for snow damage

March 31, 2014 MIFFLINTOWN - Effective March 14, the Department of Agriculture has declared 13 Pennsylvania counties as primary disaster areas due to physical losses caused by excessive snow that occurred from... more »»

Cover crops valuable to farmers

March 31, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Planting cover crops in rotation between cash crops — widely agreed to be ecologically beneficial — is even more valuable than previously thought, according to a team of... more »»

Youth encouraged to enter safety contest

March 31, 2014 LEWISTOWN - “Safer, Smarter on the Farm” is the theme of the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee coloring page, poster drawing, essay and webpage design contest. more »»

Serving healthy food for healthy generation

March 31, 2014 By Tom Vilsack As Secretary of Agriculture, I take USDA’s nickname of the “People’s Department”—first coined by President Abraham Lincoln—to heart. more »»

Fire investigator: Grease fire started blaze in Juniata Terrace

March 29, 2014 JUNIATA TERRACE — The cause of the six-alarm blaze that damaged a dozen homes in the Terrace has been determined. more »»

Firefighters react to Juniata Terrace fire: Worst in years

March 29, 2014 LEWISTOWN — Firefighters always say that there is a brotherhood, not only within individual departments but within counties. more »»

Juniata Terrace: A lesson in history

March 29, 2014 The small borough of Juniata Terrace, once a close-knit company town, faces a long recovery from one of the most massive fires in recent Mifflin County memory. more »»

Where to donate

March 29, 2014 Clothing, household goods and personal items: ¯ Brooklyn Hose Co. ¯ Junction Fire Co. more »»

Dancing the night away

March 29, 2014 Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER From left, students Cameron Williams, Paige Crissman and Ethan Jamison have some fun Friday night at the second annual Mini-THON at East Juniata High School to raise... more »»

Calendar

March 29, 2014 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. more »»

FIRE RIPS THROUGH JUNIATA TERRACE

March 28, 2014 JUNIATA TERRACE — At least 18 row homes were destroyed or severely damaged Thursday night by a six-alarm fire on the 300 block of Terrace Boulevard. more »»

Preliminary investigation: grease fire

March 28, 2014 JUNIATA TERRACE - A preliminary investigation in to the cause of the blaze on the 300 block of Terrace Boulevard points to a grease fire. more »»

State of Emergency for area damaged by fire

March 28, 2014 JUNIATA TERRACE - At a brief emergency meeting, the Mayor of the Borough of Juniata Terrace has declared a State of Emergency pertaining to the 300 block of Terrace Blvd, in the area of 322 Terrace... more »»

Mifflin County Commissioners receive wind turbine survey results

March 28, 2014 LEWISTOWN — Two representatives of the group “Friends of Jack’s Mountain” were on hand at Thursday’s business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners to present the results of surveys taken from... more »»

Alpha Program to former Highland Park Elementary on hold for now

March 28, 2014 LEWISTOWN — An idea to possibly move the school district’s growing Alpha and Mifflin County On-Line alternative education programs to the vacant Highland Park Elementary School is on hold for at... more »»

Calendar

March 28, 2014 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. more »»

Multi-structure fire burns in Juniata Terrace

March 27, 2014 JUNIATA TERRACE — Emergency crews from Mifflin, Juniata and surrounding counties continue working to extinguish a 6-alarm fire that has severely damaged at least a dozen row homes on the 300 block o... more »»

 
 

 

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