Skies clear to reveal solar eclipse

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HUNTINGDON — The sun wasn’t visible Monday afternoon, but it had little to do with the highly-anticipated solar eclipse. Instead, dark storm clouds rolled into the area as about 100 people gathered on the beach at Greenwood Furnace State Park for a viewing party. Rain began falling ...


Ready to go

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Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Piper Specht, left, and Ava Kratzer, look over their school supplies during new student orientation Monday at Lewistown Intermediate School.

Yeagertown woman jailed

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YEAGERTOWN — A 38-year-old woman is facing nine forgery charges after allegedly using a credit card from a found wallet. Brandice K. Smith, of Yeagertown, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jack Miller Sunday, and is awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for ...

Draft agreement discussed

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BURNHAM —A franchise agreement draft between Atlantic Broadband and Derry township was discussed during the biweekly Monday evening meeting. The draft seeks to set an agreement between Derry and Atlantic Broadband, who is currently expanding their services, to solidify the placement and ...

Search for sailors continues

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SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters, leaving 10 U.S. sailors missing and others injured. It was the second ...

People Potpourri

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¯Diane Snook, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Gary L. Wagner, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Sue Colyer, of Lewistown, celebrated her birthday yesterday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily ...


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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 ...

In the region

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Mifflin County Library to observe Labor Day LEWISTOWN —The Mifflin County Library will be closed on Sept. 2 and Sept. 4 to celebrate Labor Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Sept. 5. For more information, call (717) 242-2391 or visit the library’s website at ...


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The winning numbers selected Monday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 4-9 Wild: 5 Day Pick 3: 8-1-8 Wild: 5 Day Pick 4: 5-3-2-9 Wild: 5 Day Pick 5: 4-5-2-2-3 Wild: 5 Night Pick 2: 5-0 Wild: 9 Night Pick 3: 3-5-5 Wild: 9 Night ...


Raising funds

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Submitted photos ABOVE: Darren McCauley Sage Hoover plays a coin-toss game Saturday, during a fundraising event for the Misty Hoover Scholarship Fund. RIGHT: Art Teacher Rachel Shepler paints the face of Caylee Imes Saturday, during a fundraising event for the Misty Hoover Scholarship Fund.