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Counties see few changes in numbers

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From staff reports Another day brought another encouraging sign that the local outbreak of COVID-19 is subsiding, as most local counties reported no new cases, according to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin (59 cases, one death), Juniata (95 cases, four ...

Keller to face Griffin for seat in U.S. House

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LEWISTOWN — Incumbent Republican congressman Fred Keller will face Democratic challenger Lee Griffin in the November general election for a two-year term in the seat representing Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Each man won his respective ...

GOP incumbent to face challenge from Dem. Kidd

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LEWISTOWN — Incumbent Republican state Rep. Rich Irvin will face Democratic challenger Ian M. Kidd for the seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 81st Legislative District in November’s general election. The two men each won their respective party’s nomination in ...

Benninghoff, Buck to compete in Nov.

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LEWISTOWN — Incumbent Republican state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff will face Democrat Peter Buck in November for the seat representing the 171st Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The two men each won their respective party’s nominations in Tuesday’s primary ...

Hershey wins nomination, likely unopposed for election

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LEWISTOWN — Republican state Rep. John Hershey won his party’s nomination for re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 82nd Legislative District during Tuesday’s primary election and will likely be unopposed in November. Hershey was the only candidate on the GOP ...

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 ...

Cancellations and postponements

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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 ...

Stocks extend gains on Wall Street to a 3rd straight day

Business

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market’s winning streak to a third day. The latest gains, which followed a rally in global stocks, were driven by optimism that the global economy will begin to recover as governments gradually allow businesses that were ...

Looting devastates businesses already shaken by COVID-19

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Looting and vandalism in cities across the country have dealt another blow to small businesses that were already reeling from the coronavirus outbreak. Along with big chain stores like Target, Walgreen and Macy’s, independent retailers in neighborhoods and downtown ...