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Mifflin Co. nears 10K fully vaccinated

From staff reports Mifflin County is inching toward having 10,000 of its residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data released Friday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There were also no new local COVID-19 deaths reported. The health department shows there are 9,941 ...

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯ Criminal Mischief — On April 4, Lewistown Police Officers were dispatched to Locust Street, in Lewistown for a report of two vehicle tires being intentionally punctured. The victim had the incident captured on surveillance cameras. The footage showed John ...

Calendar

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

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 ...

In the region

Library book group to host author LEWISTOWN — The monthly Zoom Book Group of the Mifflin County Library will host a “Zoom Author Chat” at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday with local author, J.B. Richard, for the release of her new book, “Gold Country.” The author’s two sons were the ...

Businesses urged to apply for relief funds

LEWISTOWN — More than $419,000 in relief money for hospitality businesses whose bottom lines in 2020 were negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is available now in Mifflin County and the Mifflin County Commissioners urged businesses to apply as soon as possible. The program ...

JCSD board talks about refinancing

MIFFLINTOWN- Juniata County School Board discussed refinancing 2014 and 2016 bonds Thursday evening during their regularly scheduled monthly meeting via Zoom and YouTube livestream. Jamie Doyle, Public Financial Management (PFM) advisor, held a presentation going over the details of the ...

Mifflin County senior class officers want a drive-thru graduation

LEWISTOWN — Senior class officers at Mifflin County High School would prefer to hold a drive-thru graduation in a similar style to last year when given the option to hold the ceremony at Mitchell Field. Chief Operations Officer Vance Varner explained to the district’s board of directors ...