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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 ...

People Potpourri

¯Lisa Kaye Stroup, of Belleville, celebrates her birthday today. Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to events@lewistownsentinel.com with the information by 5:30 p.m.

MCHS, sheriff’s department join forces for new badges

LEWISTOWN—Students from the Mifflin County High School have been working closely with the Mifflin County Sheriff Department and Sheriff James Drayer on some designs for the new uniform patches. “We are trying to get more involved with the community, Drayer said. “Not too many people ...

2 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mifflin County

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mifflin County. The cases were first reported by the Pa. Department of Health on Sunday.

Mt. Nittany confirms employee positive

STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health reported Friday that an employee at one of its outpatient practices has tested positive for COVID-19. Mount Nittany Health received the confirmed test results last evening, March 26. The employee has been at home since symptoms were recognized and is ...

Weis: Employee at Mifflintown store tests positive for COVID-19

MIFFLINTOWN — An employee at the Mifflintown location of Weis Markets has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Saturday press release from the company. “We can confirm a Weis associate, who worked in our Mifflintown, PA store has been diagnosed with COVID-19,” the release ...

First 2 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mifflin County. The cases were first reported by the Pa. Department of Health on Sunday.

For better from the worst

GRANVILLE — Abby Hill grew up in Mifflin County and graduated from Indian Valley High School in 2008 before moving on to Shippensburg University and moving to Philadelphia where she met Clayton Gray. At 6-foot-7, Clayton did tend to stand out in a crowd, which was fine with Abby since she ...

Board signs emergency resolution

MIFFLINTOWN — On Friday, the Juniata County Commissioners signed an emergency resolution, which orders all Juniata County government public meetings will be limited to a physical attendance of no more than 10 people in the meeting room, which includes the commissioners and their ...

Weis: Employee at Mifflintown store tests positive for COVID-19

MIFFLINTOWN -- An employee at the Mifflintown location of Weis Markets has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Saturday press release from the company. "We can confirm a Weis associate, who worked in our Mifflintown, PA store has been diagnosed with COVID-19," the release states. ...