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‘Select TV’ magazine has been discontinued

LEWISTOWN — Today will mark the first week The Sentinel has not published the “Select TV” entertainment magazine for our readers. However, we will continue to provide the daily prime time TV listings each day on our entertainment page. As the years have passed and the way our readers ...

One found dead

From staff reports LEWISTOWN—One person was found dead on Wednesday night by crews who had been searching the Juniata River for a missing teen. When reached by phone on Wednesday, Granville Township Police Department Chief Craig Weston said that while he could not provide any further ...

Huntingdon County reports its second death

Huntingdon County reported its second COVID-19 death while Mifflin and Juniata counties’ case totals remained unchanged, according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Despite adding a death to its total, Huntingdon County did not report any new cases ...

MJRSC market nutrition program

LEWISTOWN — Despite the complications the social distancing protocols have caused the Mifflin Juniata Regional Services Corporation, the organization will proceed with its Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). MJRSC in an annual partnership with Pennsylvania’s SFMNP, will be ...

Juniata County Commissioners ask to go ‘green’ in reopening

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County Commissioners have written to Gov. Tom Wolf, asking him to move Juniata County to the least-restrictive “green” status under his phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. In the letter dated Wednesday, Commissioners Alice Gray, Todd Graybill and Mark ...

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 ...

One teen missing in Juniata River

LEWISTOWN —A young male who was swimming with a group of teenagers Tuesday night went missing at the Juniata River in Derry Township near the area of the Lewistown Narrows. The incident was initially reported to 911 dispatchers at about 6:45 p.m. Initial reports said that a group of teens ...

Most local counties see no changes to COVID-19 totals

From staff reports Perry County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the only local county to add to its total, according to data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Perry County’s total now stands at 48 cases with one death and 645 negative tests. Mifflin (58 ...