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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 ...

Local health care prep course being offered

LEWISTOWN — TIU 11 Community Education and Workforce Services is offering a Health Care Prep course, evenings and online, from June 29 to Aug. 3. Classes will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Prepare to train for a career in health care. Learn key medical terminology, ...

Senior center to serve last truckers’ meal

MILLERSTOWN — The Millerstown Senior Citizens Center will serve its last meal to Big Rig Truckers on June 17 along U.S. 322 eastbound at the pull off between Thompsontown and Millerstown. The breakfast begins at 6 a.m. and continues until no more food remains. The senior center began this ...

People Potpourri

¯Penny Ferguson, of Lewistown, celebrates her 53rd 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 ...

Concerns arise as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease

While states move forward with easing restrictions formerly in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, numbers of cases in some areas have increased. As a result, business owners, patrons and community leaders have taken precautions against the possibility of another wave of the ...

Beaches across the nation begin to open to visitors

To some, the beginning of summer means trips to the beach. Yet in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there had been questions as to whether those beaches would be open for people to enjoy after nearly three months of stay-at-home orders. As mid-June approaches, the answer as to whether beaches ...

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 ...

Worth the wait

Sentinel photo by JANA STEVENS Customers wait Friday outside Tom Green’s Barber Shop in Derry Township. Friday was the first day since the COVID-19 pandemic began that barber shops and hair salons were allowed to be open in Mifflin County, after the county moved to the ‘green’ phase of ...