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Authority director explains new process to Rotary Club

BURNHAM—The Rotary Club of Lewistown held its regular meeting Tuesday to listen to Craig Bubb, Executive Director of the Mifflin County Municipal Authority (MCMA), speak. Bubb explained that the Lewistown Borough no longer appoints members to the municipal authority’s board of directors. ...

Man accused of assault of minor in Fermanagh

MIFFLINTOWN — A local man has been charged with indecent assault following an alleged incident in February at a Fermanagh Township residence. Pennsylvania State Police said the 12-year-old accuser reported that 33-year-old Timothy Edward Schwab, whose previous address listed him as being ...

Officials commend public safety communicators

MIFFLINTOWN—Commissioners acknowledge public safety communicators serve as the first and most critical contact that community members have with emergency services on Tuesday in Juniata County. The commissioners believe that public safety telecommunicators are the single vital link from ...

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 ...

In the region

Irvin to host senior driving expo HUNTINGDON — State Rep. Rich Irvin, R-Huntingdon, is hosting a Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20 at the Smithfield Fire Hall, 10 Firehouse Lane in Huntingdon. “Unfortunately, we had to halt the annual senior expo for a couple of years due to ...

DEET you say ticks?

How do we protect ourselves from disease carried by ticks this season? Dr. Jennifer Vodzak, an infectious disease specialist at the Danville Medical Center, offers suggestions to help us remain safe and aware as we enjoy the outdoors. Dr. Vodzak graduated from Drexel University of Medicine in ...