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People Potpourri

¯Cory Wagner, of Lewistown 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 ...

Mifflin Co. receives virus relief grant

LEWISTOWN — During Thursday’s Mifflin County Commissioners meeting commissioners announced the County received $59,282.00 for a two-year period starting in January 2020 through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Relief Grant. This project will provide supplies for law enforcement and ...

Pa. sets plan to increase number of drug experts

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania DUI Association is pleased to announce Pennsylvania has been chosen to receive a $35,000 grant from Responsibility.org and the Governors Highway Safety Association. The grant funds are for the Pennsylvania DUI Association and will be used to train an additional ...

Geisinger presents its fundings in local facility

LEWISTOWN — As Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital progresses back to normal, resuming non-emergency and scheduled procedures with the re-opening of some of their clinics, safety will still be the first priority. As a result of the changing regulations, visitation restrictions will still be in ...

Officials order shutdown over COVID-19 spike

HARRISBURG (AP) — With a spike in coronavirus cases expected to continue growing, Allegheny County, home to Pittsburgh and 1.2 million residents, imposed a one-week shutdown of bars and restaurants and all gatherings of more than 25 people starting Friday. The order is to take effect after ...

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 ...

Search for vehicle involved in local Hit and Run case

LEWISTOWN—At 5:17 p.m. July 1, police received a report of a hit and run on West Charles Street and South Wayne Street. Witnesses said a light gray, four door sedan, traveling East from South Grand Street struck a vehicle owned by Brian S. Mosebrook. Mosenrook’s vehicle was legally parked ...

Mask wearing mandatory

LEWISTOWN — Gov. Tom Wolf and state Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine released an expanded mask-wearing order Wednesday, effective immediately, requiring people to wear a face covering in any public space in Pennsylvania in which physical distancing cannot be practiced or maintained. The ...