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People Potpourri

¯Todd Shilling, of Alfarata, celebrates his 50th birthday today. ¯Carol Dudick, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.”

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 ...

No new deaths reported in all 5 counties

From staff reports All five local counties remain reporting no new deaths according to data released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, seven new cases were reported to bring its total to 4,910 cases and 175 deaths so far. A total of 9,600 people are fully ...

Local student removed from school due to violent threat

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — A Mifflin County Junior High School student was taken into custody by police and removed from the building Wednesday after threatening to commit an act of violence at the school, according to the Mifflin County School District. The district made the ...

Phase 2 of relief funding open in Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN — The second phase of a new COVID-19 relief grant is now open for eligible hospitality industry businesses, and the Mifflin County Commissioners are urging more businesses to apply. During the now-closed first phase of the Coronavirus Hospitality Industry Recovery Program, six ...

Single-digit COVID cases confirmed for 3 counties

From staff reports Three local counties reported less than 10 new cases, and all five local counties report no new deaths according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin County reported eight new cases to bring its total to 4,903 cases and 175 deaths so ...

Be aware of phone scams

LEWISTOWN- Mifflin County Regional Police Department announced on Wednesday afternoon that a new phone scam is active in the area at this time and put out a press release with the information regarding the scam. According to the release, the scam involves a miniced phone number associated ...

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 ...