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Gardeners planning fall events

LEWISTOWN — The growing season may be coming to an end, but two events are popping up this month at the Lewistown Community Garden. Jim Tunall Day The Lewistown Community Garden is hosting the first Jim Tunall Day on Oct. 26, to wrap up the garden season and share visions for the ...

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Door decorating theme announced LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Garden Club is once again hosting its annual Christmas Decorating Contest for Lewistown residents. This year’s theme will be “Christmas in the Garden.” Judging will take place on Dec. 11, beginning at 5:30 pm. The best ...

From Luckenbach to Rocky Top, country is an American roadmap

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music is a uniquely American art form, with its roots in the fiddle from European immigrants and the African banjo all the way through its explosion as a commercial art form that has reflected the social, economic and cultural changes within our country. Ken ...

Celebrating Goose Day

The Juniata Valley’s celebration of Goose Day — Sept. 29 —is in full swing. Check this list for some of the major events taking place. See the full schedule, complete with special promotions offered by local businesses and organizations, as well as restaurants serving goose on the big ...

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Lewistown senior center cancels jam session LEWISTOWN — The jam session at the Lewistown Senior Center that had been scheduled for tonight has been canceled. Book sale underway at Mifflin County Library LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Library fall book sale is underway and will run ...

U. S. Navy Band Tour to stop in State College

WASHINGTON —America’s Navy is coming to State College, one of 20 cities in seven states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour —one of the signature outreach programs of the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble performance is ...

St. John’s Holiday Gift Show set for Nov.

BELLEVILLE —The 8th Annual St. John’s Holiday Gift Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 29, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 30 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3597 W. Main St., Belleville. The gift show was created to raise money for the Casey A. Marthouse Memorial ...

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Kinetics of Singing class to begin on Sept. 25 LEWISTOWN — Dr. Susan Boardman, retired Penn State associate professor of voice, is offering a series of four classes in singing to local residents. As a voice teacher, Boardman specializes in building and healing voices, and helping students ...

Celebrating Goose Day

Goose Day — Sept. 29 —is still more than a week away, but the celebration of the Juniata Valley’s unique and lucky holiday is in full swing. Check this list for some of the major events taking place. See the full schedule, complete with special promotions offered by local businesses and ...

‘Twice Told Tales’

I have to stop reading. It’s time to make some final decisions and get started on designing the pages for The Sentinel’s 2019 hardback book. This year’s book — “Twice Told Tales from the Juniata Valley” — has a title familiar to longtime Sentinel readers. It’s been seen ...