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Giving thanks

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Volunteers, from left, Hannah Leach, Juniata High School Key Club, Beth Ann Alleman, Key Club advisor and Kim Dressler, Tuscarora Junior High School Builders Club advisor, hand out bags containing items needed to prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal Saturday ...

Agencies, aides reflect on benefits of home health care

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LEWISTOWN—Martha Wagner, a 73-year-old Vietnam veteran and former nurse from Lewistown is grateful for the home care she receives. “I try to do everything myself, but some things I can’t,” she said. Kaitlyn Mitchell, an aide with In Home Services of Central PA, is happy to be there ...

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 ...

Extension hosts annual 4-H Banquet

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MEXICO—4-H members, leaders and families recently attended the 2018 Annual 4-H Recognition Banquet held at Walker Grange in Mexico. The Juniata County Dairy Promotion provided milk punch for the evening’s punch bowl social, followed by a buffet dinner for the 115 in attendance. Teen ...

Tips for selecting and caring for a Christmas tree this year

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The spirit of the holiday season has once again come to the Juniata Valley. Stores are full of gifts, decorations and wrapping paper, and Christmas carols are beginning to fill the radio waves. It is time to go pick out that perfect Christmas tree with your family! Here is a little help on the ...

JC Farm Bureau attends meeting

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Hello and Happy Thanksgiving from the Juniata County Farm Bureau! This past week was the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Hershey. This is a very important week for the Farm Bureau as this is where major decisions are made that guide the future of the Farm Bureau through the ...

Lottery

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The winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 6-3 Wild: 7 Day Pick 3: 6-4-7 Wild: 7 Day Pick 4: 6-2-8-8 Wild: 7 Day Pick 5: 2-1-5-2-0 Wild: 7 Night Pick 2: 7-8 Wild: 5 Night Pick 3: 6-3-2 Wild: 5 Night ...

Pair host escape room

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RICHFIELD—When it comes to charity, there’s no escaping the spirit of giving that two local youths are spreading this year. Five years ago, cousins Shirley Symmerman and Emily Kerstetter decided to give back to their communities by hosting an annual charity event. They began by hosting a ...

Ministry offers support for those affected by unspoken addiction

Religion

RICHFIELD - There is an addiction problem in the Juniata Valley that no one is talking about, said one local pastor. Like any addiction, it consumes the individual and tears apart families. This isn’t an opioid or even alcoholism. The addiction is pornography. “In the beginning I ...

32 arrested in drug ring investigation

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MOUNT UNION—32 suspects were arrested in Huntingdon County for their involvement in two extensive drug ring operations based in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, according to a press release from Huntingdon County District Attorney David Smith Nov. 13. The arrests were made following long-term ...