Lunch funds

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER William Penn staff members Tana Traxler, left, assistant director of nursing, Aly Gibe LPN, center, and Missy Mennino business office manager, prepare hot dogs during a community fundraiser lunch and bake sale for 4-year-old Kaelynn Bressler, who was ...

Local man charged with child sex assault

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MOUNT UNION — A Mount Union man is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after admitting to, on separate occasions, sexually assaulting a 7-year-old and exposing himself to an 8-year-old, according to Pennsylvania State Police Huntingdon. According to an affidavit of probable ...


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People Potpourri

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¯ Eric and Brenda Sconyers, celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary Sunday. Editor’s note: Submissions for “People Potpourri” can be emailed to with the information by 5:30 p.m.

US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains


You’re not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August. And there could be plenty more where that came from. Two notoriously volatile months for stocks lie just ...

Cremation: What does the Bible say


And he laid Him in a tomb which had been hewn out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the door of the tomb. Mark 16:46 I recently received a phone call asking if I would do an article on the subject of burial and cremation. What does the Bible have to say, what does it teach about the ...

Campers learned about transforming communities


MIFFLINBURG — Camp Mount Luther recently ended its summer camping season. Around 500 participants took part in programs during the eight-week session. Before campers arrived, the staff participated in two weeks of intense training. Upper Susquehanna Synod Bishop Barbara J. Collins installed ...

In order to find fulfillment, your family should take priority


Question: I’ve had a pretty successful life so far — solid career, married well, a couple of good kids, nice home, etc. But I don’t want to miss anything, so I’m asking other men for their best advice for the next, say, 20 years. What’s your take? Jim: I think the key is to ask ...

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Senator Corman hosts senior expo

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LEWISTOWN — State Sen. Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) met with Mifflin County senior citizens Thursday to inform them about programs and resources available to them in the region. “This is for (seniors) to find out about all of the services we have,” Corman said. “We have exhibitors here ...