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People Potpourri

¯Bradley Glick, of Vira, celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

A loosey-goosey birthday

LEWISTOWN—The Borough of Lewistown celebrated its 225th Anniversary on Monday. The event was initially scheduled for April, but COVID-19 caused the event to be rescheduled to coincide with the Annual Goose Day celebration. Founded in 1795, the borough was named after William “Bill” ...

Rate of new local coronavirus cases remains steady

From staff reports The rate of new cases of COVID-19 locally remained relatively steady over the past seven days and no new deaths attributed to the virus were reported in that time, according to data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, 15 new cases ...

Local COVID-19 cases by ZIP code

(Editor’s note: For ZIP codes that have at least one positive, but less than five, the Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide an exact number for patient privacy reasons.) 17002 (Allensville): 1-4 17004 (Belleville): 24 17009 (Burnham): 8 17014 (Cocolamus): 1-4 17021 ...

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 ...

Palko takes home Academy Alumni Award

Each week, The Academy is recognizing the recipients of our 2019-2020 Alumni Awards. Each of these individuals and businesses have made a significant impact on the school and the community. For over 50 years, the school has graduated students that have demonstrated the importance of service, ...

Protests draw counter demonstrations

LEWISTOWN — A planned protest against President Donald Trump Friday outside the Mifflin County Courthouse in Lewistown drew not only a group of around a dozen pro-Trump counter demonstrators, but also earned the organizer a citation for violating the borough’s ordinance prohibiting open ...

Report: Man suffered head trauma from fall

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — A man fell from a building onto the sidewalk Friday morning in Lewistown Borough, suffering head trauma and other injuries severe enough to require being flown to an undisclosed hospital, according to emergency radio transmissions. The first responder on ...

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 ...