Oliver Twp. woman stabs brother

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McVEYTOWN — An Oliver Township woman has been charged with attempted homicide and other related charges after police said she stabbed her brother in the back while he fought with her boyfriend Friday evening at her residence. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by the ...

United Way announces ticket info for event

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LEWISTOWN — The United Way of Mifflin-Juniata’s Dancing with the Stars event is scheduled for Oct. 16 at the Body and Soul Community Center, 205 Chestnut Ridge Road, McVeytown. As the United Way announced during the event’s postponement, those who have purchased tickets already will ...

Mifflin County Deed Transfer

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Mifflin County deed transfers for June. ¯Aaron J. Peachey and Regina F. Peachey to Lucas P. Markley and Karen E. Markley, $200,000, Derry Township. ¯Daniel M. Zook and Karen M. Zook to Sylvan J. Peachey, $275,000, Union Township. ¯Paul W. Kurtz estate, Paul William Kurtz estate and ...


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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 ...

Stocks shake off a wobbly start and finish slightly higher


Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with modest gains Monday, nudging the major indexes further into record territory. The S&P 500 shrugged off an early slide and gained 0.2%. Consumer-oriented companies, banks and energy and communications stocks helped lift the market. Those ...

Fed to discuss a pullback in economic aid with inflation up


WASHINGTON (AP) — With inflation uncomfortably high and the COVID-19 Delta variant raising economic concerns, a divided Federal Reserve will meet this week to discuss when and how it should dial back its ultra-low-interest rate policies. For now, the U.S. economy is growing briskly in the ...