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Academy closed remainder of week due to COVID-19

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology will be closed for the remainder of this week after a second positive COVID-19 case was reported within the school, The Academy announced Monday. The school will provide remote learning for its students today, Wednesday and ...

Local woman charged with ‘failure to appear’ in custody

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — A Reedsville woman who was apprehended last year in Louisiana while facing felony charges in Mifflin County, then failed to appear in court again to face her subsequent failure to appear charges, is in police custody and once again slated to appear in court ...

People Potpourri

¯Justin Cox, of Mattawana, celebrates his 13th birthday today. ¯Harriet Aurand, of Ferguson Valley, will celebrate her 84th birthday today. ¯Stephen and Connie Loudenslager, of Mifflin, celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, ...

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 ...

Single digit COVID cases reported in 4 of 5 counties

From staff reports Four out of five local counties report single digit COVID-19 numbers according data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin County reported four new cases and no new deaths. The county has a total of 4,765 cases and 175 deaths. There are 7,182 ...