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BMS to host 30th Chorus Festival

BELLEVILLE – Belleville Mennonite High School will host the Huntingdon County Chorus Festival Nov. 25 and 26. More than 100 students from BMS, Juniata Valley High School, Mount Union High School, Huntingdon Area High School and Southern Huntingdon County High School will be participating. ...

People Potpourri

¯ Rachel Breon, of Lewistown, celebrates her ninth birthday today. ¯ Steve Arnold Jr., of Mexico, celebrates his 58th birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can ...

Rotarians, veterans gather for lunch

LEWISTOWN — Rotarians and veterans gathered Monday at the Rec Park Community Center for the club’s annual Take a Veteran to Lunch Day. Guests were treated to a turkey dinner which was followed by the presentation of the American flag. After the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of ...

Car fire on 522

Emergency services were called to the scene of a car fire on the state Route 522 bypass Monday afternoon. A call was received at approximately 3:04 p.m. with reports of a vehicle on fire. One lane was closed while safety crews worked to put out the fire and clear debris. Units that responded ...

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 ...

Police reports

Pennsylvania State Police— Lewistown ¯ Theft — Between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 2019, state police were called to 543 White Hall Road, Fayette Township, Juniata County after an unknown actor reportedly took about $100 in change from a self service produce stand belonging to Daniel ...

Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank seeks applicants, donations

LEWISTOWN — Many low to moderate-income families rely on the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to heat their homes. One should not plan to heat a home for an entire heating season on LIHEAP allocations alone. Local agency representatives encourage residents to look for additional ...

PennDOT to wrap up road work projects in 2 counties this week

MIFFLINTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that work to improve the ride quality and extend the useful life of the surface on nearly 15 miles of roadway in Juniata and Mifflin counties is expected to wrap up this week. Paving on Heister Valley Road between ...