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Vaccine showing promise

PA News

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh, where Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine, used the school’s 2003 research into SARS-CoV to come up with a COVID-19 vaccine that is showing promise. “We knew exactly where to fight this new virus,” said Andrea Gambotto, a physician and ...

STEM classes inspire creativity

Local News

LEWISTOWN — When dreams become realities good things happen. This proved to be true in many ways in the Mifflin County School District, as new ideas, new visions and different approaches to learning and passionate people came together to make a dream a reality. Five years ago, a group of ...

Mifflin County cases rise to 9

Local News

From staff reports The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Sunday that Mifflin County now has nine cases of COVID-19, while other surrounding counties have also seen a rise in cases. Snyder County has eight cases and one death, while Juniata County has seven cases. Huntingdon County ...

Drawing correlation in changing world

Religion

“Where do you turn when you do not know where to turn?” “What do you do when facing insurmountable obstacles?” “Canoeing the Mountains” (Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory), by Tod Bolsinger addresses these very issues. “Canoeing the Mountains” is a book primarily ...

Perry County confirmed to have 1 death

Local News

From staff reports The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Friday that Perry County now has one death due to COVID-19, while other surrounding counties have seen a rise in cases. Perry County now has four confirmed cases and has reported one death. Huntingdon County is up to three ...

Who do you call in times of trouble?

Religion

Who do you call in a time of trouble? The best one to turn to would be the Lord God. As the old hymn, “God will take care of you,” says in verse 4 — No matter what the test, God will take care of you. Lean weary one upon His breast, God will take care of you. The chorus tells us, God ...

Virus vaccine announced

Local News

UPMC physicians announced Thursday that the medical center has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that is on a fast-track for potential approval because of the pandemic. Dr. Donald Yealy, chairman of emergency medicine at the Pittsburgh medical center, said the vaccine is a “groundbreaking ...

What was God’s ultimate purpose?

Religion

But I am a worm, and no man. Psalm 22:6a I began the series of articles titled “Man’s Place,” with the goal of highlighting the purpose of God in creation and redemption. We looked at a total of 11 articles under that heading. We then went on to consider 7 articles concerning “The ...

Lenten services held across Valley

Religion

Editor’s note: Due to a high volume of event cancellations in recent weeks, we recommend contacting the church or organization hosting the event to ensure their event was not cancelled after The Sentinel went to print. Port Royal Men’s Lenten breakfast PORT ROYAL — Port Royal Men’s ...