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Why is there a coin shortage?

LEWISTOWN - At many establishments, signs declaring a shortage of coins from the Federal Reserve have left some people with a choice regarding change from a cash transaction—-pay with a card, donate the change to a charitable cause or accept the change on a gift card of some type. But what ...

Officials approve offers for unsold properties

From staff reports LEWISTOWN - Mifflin County Commissioners took action on the following items during the board’s meeting Thursday: ¯Approved an offer on a Wayne Township parcel that is in the repository for unsold properties for $200; ¯Approved an offer on a property in Lewistown ...

Former assistant principal arraigned for solicitation

SELINSGROVE - A Juniata County native who was previously the assistant principal at Selinsgrove Middle School in Snyder County has been arraigned on several felony charges related to soliciting pornographic images of underage girls via social media in May, according to court ...

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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 ...

Local fair to take place in ‘modified’ format

From staff reports PORT ROYAL - The Juniata County Agricultural Society has announced it plans to hold its annual Juniata County Fair this September, albeit in a "modified format." The 166th edition of the fair - scheduled for Sept. 5-12 at the Juniata County Fairgrounds in Port Royal - will ...

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 ...