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Cinderella’s closet

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Timi Narehood of Cinderella’s Closet goes through the inventory of dresses at Church Hill United Methodist Church, Thursday evening, in Reedsville. In its tenth year, Cinderella’s Closet offers a variety of free prom dresses for anyone who needs one. ...

Midd-West High School receives terroristic threat

MIDDLEBURG — Midd-West School District sent out an alert Friday afternoon stating that a terroristic threat had been made by a student. According to the alert, "the high school learned of a terroristic threat and the student was removed by police. No students were harmed and as far as we ...

Officials react to voting mandate

LEWISTOWN—The pressure is on for all Pennsylvania counties, including Juniata, Mifflin, Snyder and Perry, to upgrade or replace their existing voting machines, per a directive made by Governor Tom Wolf in April. The directive states that all voting equipment currently in use by all 67 Pa. ...

Lewistown man charged with 18 counts out on bail

LEWISTOWN—A 38-year-old man, charged in July with 18 total criminal counts, including Driving Under the Influence, burglary and forgery, was released on $2 nominal bail Thursday. Public Defender Robert Ferguson requested the modified bail for Timothy P. McConnell, of Lewistown, as part of a ...

Local man charged with rape

LEWISTOWN—A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday with five criminal counts, including forcible rape and aggravated indecent assault, court documents indicate. Documents state that Curtis D. Snook, of Lewistown, was acquainted with the accuser and had provided transportation to the individual ...

Mifflin Co. Commissioners meet

LEWISTOWN – During a brief business meeting on Thursday, the Mifflin County Commissioners: ¯ Approved a memorandum of understanding between the county and Lewistown Borough regarding the extension of the Juniata River Walking Trail. Should the funding become available, the memorandum ...

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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 ...

People potpourri

¯Allison Yocum, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Walter Vaughn, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Jim Watson, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Denny Weaver, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. ¯Caitlin Reichard, of Mifflintown, ...

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital nursing program ranked 3rd best in Pennsylvania

LEWISTOWN— Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing’s nursing program has been ranked as the third best nursing program in Pennsylvania by RegisteredNursing.org. “It is an honor for us to receive this recognition, and I am extremely proud of our students and staff,” said Kirk ...