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Officials approve CARES funding

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County rolled out a second round of CARES Act Fund grants, expanding application guidelines to offer assistance to more entities. Mifflin County Planning Commission Director Mark Colussy urged the Board of Mifflin County Commissioners during its regular meeting Thursday ...

MCRPD starts enforcement blitz against speeding

LEWISTOWN—The Mifflin County Regional Police Department today launched a tough new speed enforcement blitz under the tagline: “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine.” The intensified enforcement effort against speeding drivers underscores the severity of the problem, both locally and across the ...

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Cancellations and postponements

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MCRPD Sept. Stats

The Mifflin County Regional Police Department completed 314 incident reports for the month of September 2020. Of those reports, regional officers investigated 22 incidents of theft/fraud, five assaults and 44 motor vehicle accidents. Regional officers issued 39 traffic citations and two ...

Local schools report rising virus cases

LEWISTOWN — Two local school districts announced a combined three new positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. Mifflin County School District revealed an employee at Mifflin County Junior High School and a bus driver who transports students to Indian Valley Elementary Center have both tested ...

Mifflin Co. leaders talk on Lewistown sidewalk projects

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County leaders are working on a series of projects to make Lewistown a more attractive place to live and work. Downtown Lewistown Inc.’s Board of Directors discussed some steps it has taken to move forward with projects to improve the walkability of downtown during its ...

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 ...