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Juniata County Commissioners meet briefly

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — During a brief business meeting on Tuesday, the Juniata County Commissioners took the following action: ¯ Adopted a resolution appointing the county’s maintenance director, Rich Fisher, as Section 504 compliance officer and established a fair housing grievance procedure as ...

Campaign records shield lawmakers’ lavish spending

PA News

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lax campaign finance rules allow Pennsylvania state lawmakers to shield spending on food, booze and travel from public scrutiny, and officials often report them as simply credit card payments or expense reimbursements, a report published Tuesday concluded. A yearlong ...

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 ...

Veterans recognition breakfast scheduled

Local News

BELLEFONTE — State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, is inviting veterans in the 171st Legislative District to a veterans recognition breakfast on Nov. 8. The breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. and will held at the American Legion Smith-Pletcher Post 779, Penns Valley Pike, Centre ...

Farm City banquet all scheduled for Nov. 5

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County Farm City Committee Announced that the 2019 Farm City Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Belleville Mennonite School, 4015 Front Mountain Road. The punch bowl and social time begins at 6 p.m. with the meal and program at 6:30. The event is held in ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯Linda Dickson, of Strodes Mills, celebrates her 67th birthday today. ¯Dustin and Danielle Rheel, of Belleville, celebrate their ninth wedding anniversary today. ¯Rocco and Missy Pallotto, of Lewistown, celebrate their 26th wedding anniversary today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel ...

US stock indexes close lower on mixed company earnings

Business

A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with stocks closing lower after a sell-off in technology stocks strengthened toward the end of the day. That late-afternoon burst of selling erased modest gains for the market, which was coming off two weeks of gains. The major indexes ...

Autoworkers from closed plants fight new GM contract

Business

DETROIT (AP) — If they can close our plant, they can close yours, too. That’s the message from workers at three shuttered General Motors factories that didn’t get new products under the tentative contract agreement reached last week between GM and the United Auto Workers, who have been ...

UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political ads

Business

LONDON (AP) — An influential British lawmaker challenged Facebook’s new effort to safeguard elections on Tuesday, warning that they will place a heavy constraint on the company’s ability to combat misinformation. Damian Collins, the chair of the Parliament media committee, wrote to ...