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Tombstone cleaning and repair workshop offered

LEWISTOWN — While fundraising for the rehabilitation of the African American Memorial Cemetery continues, a tombstone repair workshop will be held on Oct. 2-3 at the cemetery, located beside Enterprise Car Rental on North Juniata Street in Lewistown. Professional stone restorer Jonathan ...

Senior Games praised as a success

MIFFLINTOWN — Despite being pushed back several months due to COVID-19, the 35th Annual Senior Games were lauded as a success during the regular business meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners Tuesday morning. Howard “Butch” Graybill, of Thompsontown, spoke during the public ...

Geisinger offers flu shot clinics, drive thru shots available

LEWISTOWN — The best defense against getting the flu is by getting a flu shot. This year, Geisinger is trying to make it easier to get one by hosting three Super Saturday flu vaccine events through October. Select Geisinger community medicine offices are hosting drive-thru flu shot events ...

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 ...

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Theft — According to a report from Lewistown Police Department, a theft occurred at 10:48 a.m. on Sept. 13, 2021, 135 Mill St., Lewistown, outside a Lewistown resident’s home. The resident reported Kent Jones, 38, and Brant Royer, 38, for theft of packages ...

LUMINA Center to hold benefit auction

LEWISTOWN — The LUMINA Center will hold a benefit auction beginning at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the LUMINA Center in Lewistown. The proceeds will be used toward the support of free LUMINA Center programming for youth. The center is soliciting new and used items of value. (Clothing, exercise ...