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Well worth the wait

Local News

I woke up the morning of Jan. 29 with a sore left arm — sort of like someone punched me the previous day. This week, my right arm felt it a bit for the same reason. Because I qualify under the state’s group 1A (I am diabetic), I was able to receive both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination ...

Magazine pays tribute to local kids, achievements

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Today’s Sentinel includes the 32nd version of our annual magazine, Juniata Valley. This year’s topic is “Kids of the Juniata Valley,” the second time the magazine has focused exclusively on our valley’s younger residents — who have also made an appearance in any ...

No local virus deaths reported

Local News

From staff reports No new COVID-19 deaths were reported in any of the five local counties Friday, according to data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, eight new cases were reported. There have been 4,569 total cases and 166 deaths so far. There are 2,362 ...

Another Pa. health network vaccinates employees’ family

PA News

A second Pennsylvania health system has acknowledged that it gave the COVID-19 vaccine to employees’ family members, but said it halted the program after discussions with the state Department of Health. The University of Pennsylvania Health System said that its Chester County Hospital ran a ...

Calendar

Local News

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 ...

Cancellations and postponements

Local News

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...

Irvin to host senior safe driving programs

Local News

HUNTINGDON — Rep. Rich Irvin, R-Huntingdon, is hosting two, one-day Seniors for Safe Driving programs to help sharpen the driving skills of older motorists. The programs will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 12 and May 20 at Fairfield Inn and Suites, 9970 Shaner Blvd. in Huntingdon. ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯Colt Spickler, of Milroy, celebrates his fourth birthday Sunday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed ...

New business provides dumpster rentals to three local counties

Business

LEWISTOWN — Sometimes projects come along that produce too much waste for regular refuse services to handle. That’s where Ryan and Heather Reichenbach of Keystone Dumpster Rentals can help out. Their new roll-off dumpster rental service offers 13 yard dumpsters for rent in Mifflin, Juniata ...