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New Homecoming King and Queen crowned at MWHS

MIDDLEBURG — Following a procession through town, Midd-West High School crowned the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen at half time of the Boys’ Soccer game at Sports Boosters Athletic Park on Saturday, Oct. 17. Congratulations to the 2020 Midd-West High School Homecoming Queen and King, ...

Local student presumed to have COVID

LEWISTOWN — A student at Indian Valley Elementary Center is presumed to be positive for COVID-19 after becoming symptomatic following close contact with another person who has tested positive, Mifflin County School District announced Tuesday evening. In a letter sent to parents, Chief ...

Officials tell residents where to drop off votes

MIFFLINTOWN — During Juniata County Commissioners’ regular meeting on Tuesday, Commissioner Alice Gray encouraged voters who have not yet mailed in ballots to drop them off at the Juniata County Courthouse on Bridge Street. She also reminded voters that all polling locations would have ...

Update on Rt. 655 crash from Sunday

from staff reports BELLEVILLE—Details have been released after an investigation into the crash involving a truck and horse and buggy on Route 655 between Belleville and Allensville Sunday night. According to a report from Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown, at approximately 8:35 p.m., a ...

Local police warn buzzed driving is drunk driving

LEWISTOWN — Halloween night is celebrated by millions of Americans each year, with eager young children looking forward to an evening of trick-or-treating, and adults working on costumes and their Monster Mash skills. This year’s holiday falls on a Saturday, which means there will likely ...

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 ...

In the region

Local food pantry distribution set MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County Food Pantry distributes USDA commodity (TEFAP) foods, PA State Food Purchase Program foods, along with donated foods and other groceries to eligible residents at the Juniata County Food Pantry, 114 N. Main St., Mifflintown, ...