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Turning 100

Local News

Submitted photo Julia Goss of Lewistown turned 100 on Sunday. According to her family, her favorite part of the day is to read The Sentinel front to back and complete the crossword puzzle and the Jumble. Goss has written numerous articles for the Snyder County Times as well as a few letters ...

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 ...

Un-Cap-ped potential

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McVEYTOWN — Carrol “Sis” Norton has crocheted more than 5,000 caps for children all over the world. The McVeytown woman is 87 years old and blind in one eye, however, she is unlimited in her capabilities to make a warm head covering for children who may not have one. The venture began ...

Lewistown man cleared of charges

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Curtis Daniel Snook, 24, of Lewistown, was acquitted of all charges against him Friday morning in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas. Snook was facing accusations of a number of sex crimes, including rape and aggravated indecent assault. Snook testified Friday morning at ...

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 ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯Sarah Shilling, of Alfarata, celebrates her 19th birthday today. ¯Jim Wagner, of Waynesboro, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Connie Elaine Wilt, of McClure, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Lori Hendricks-McCartle, of Yeagertown, celebrates her 46th birthday today. ¯Alayziah ...

Tech and communications stocks push US indexes to more records

Business

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a few more as modest gains nudged the major stock indexes to all-time highs. The benchmark S&P 500 index also notched its second-straight weekly gain. Technology stocks powered much of the market’s broad gains, along with ...

Multiracial churches growing, challenge for clergy of color

Religion

KELLER, Texas (RNS) — For four hours at a megachurch outside of Dallas, pastors of color shared their personal stories of leading a multiethnic church. One, a lead pastor of a Southern Baptist congregation in Salt Lake City, recalled the “honest conversations” he had with his 10-member ...

Spreading a joyful message

Religion

I have fully preached the gospel of Christ. Romans 15:19 We have been looking at the topic of preaching Christ or the gospel of Christ. The word âgospelã means, âgood news.ã It can also refer to âgood tidingsã or the âthe story concerning God,ã reference Zondervan Pictorial Bible ...