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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 ...

Geisinger expands availability for the COVID-19 vaccine

DANVILLE - Geisinger is expanding the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to those who qualify as part of the state’s updated Phase 1A groups. Vaccine appointments are available at the health system’s community-based vaccine centers throughout central and northeastern ...

Lutheran camp receives inclusion grant

MIFFLINBURG — Camp Mount Luther, located west of Mifflinburg, received financial help at the beginning of this year thanks to a grant from a national church body. The camp was blessed to receive a $9,000 operating grant from the Total Inclusion! Program. Total Inclusion! is a collaborative ...

People Potpourri

¯ Cody Cox, of Mattawana, celebrates her 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 ...

Chamber hosts online meeting with Rep. Keller

LEWISTOWN — Rep. Fred Keller, R-Selinsgrove, whose 12th Congressional District includes Mifflin, Juniata, Snyder and Perry counties, took part in a ‘Legislative Update’ online meeting hosted by the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Keller started off by discussing the work that ...

Local counties see steady numbers of new cases

From staff reports Local counties continue to see steady numbers of new cases of COVID-19, according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, 21 new cases were reported, as were two additional deaths attributed to the virus. Mifflin County has ...

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 ...

Whipple Dam State Park reopening

Huntingdon — The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of State Parks has announced Whipple Dam State Park will be re-opening to the public on Friday. The park had been closed since September 2019 for a large-scale rehabilitation project the included the following ...

Geisinger inspires local generosity

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County resident George Losch, founder of Juniper Community Missions, was hospitalized for 7 days fighting COVID-19. Losch posted on the organizations social media page on Dec. 30, explaining, “I have been fighting COVID here at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital for 7 days ...