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Turning 100

Submitted photo Julia Goss of Lewistown turned 100 on Sunday. According to her family, her favorite part of the day is to read The Sentinel front to back and complete the crossword puzzle and the Jumble. Goss has written numerous articles for the Snyder County Times as well as a few letters ...

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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 ...

Un-Cap-ped potential

McVEYTOWN — Carrol “Sis” Norton has crocheted more than 5,000 caps for children all over the world. The McVeytown woman is 87 years old and blind in one eye, however, she is unlimited in her capabilities to make a warm head covering for children who may not have one. The venture began ...

Lewistown man cleared of charges

LEWISTOWN — Curtis Daniel Snook, 24, of Lewistown, was acquitted of all charges against him Friday morning in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas. Snook was facing accusations of a number of sex crimes, including rape and aggravated indecent assault. Snook testified Friday morning at ...

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 ...

People Potpourri

¯Sarah Shilling, of Alfarata, celebrates her 19th birthday today. ¯Jim Wagner, of Waynesboro, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Connie Elaine Wilt, of McClure, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Lori Hendricks-McCartle, of Yeagertown, celebrates her 46th birthday today. ¯Alayziah ...

Campaign unveiled to save Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Facing a threat to their very existence, the State College Spikes held a press conference Thursday at the Centre County Visitor Center to unveil the #SaveOurSpikes campaign. State legislators and representatives of congressmen joined Spikes general manager Scott Walker in ...

Commissioners recognize local United Way Month

LEWISTOWN – Noting their appreciation toward volunteers of the United Way of Mifflin-Juniata and its partner agencies for their contributions of time and energy, the Mifflin County Commissioners adopted a proclamation designating January as “United Way Month” this Thursday. “The ...

EDE named distinguished Title I school

LEWISTOWN – After being rated one of the lowest performing elementary schools in the district, East Derry Elementary School has seen a significant uptick in its performance levels in recent years. So much so that the school was recently designated a “Distinguished Title I School,” ...