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Vacation or Staycation?

LEWISTOWN — Although some areas are opening back up for summer fun, it can be a challenge for those in a high risk category to decide whether travel is worth it this summer. COVID-19 cases and deaths have been reported in all 50 states and the situation is constantly changing. Because ...

Learn the rules, prepare to adapt on the road this summer

Editor’s note: Seasoned traveler Jeff Fishbein and his family recently returned from a trip that included stops in Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Annapolis. If you are planning to hit the road this summer, expect changes — some good, some not — as you make your way around. Probably ...

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 ...

CareerLink Unemployment Compensation Courtesy Phone disabled

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — As CareerLink Mifflin County prepares to re-open, unemployment claimants are reminded that the Unemployment Compensation Courtesy Phone will not be available. Additionally, all services will be available by appointment only. These steps are being taken to ...

People Potpourri

¯Mylah Weaver, of Burnham, daughter of Derek and Karrie Weaver, celebrates her 5th birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.”

Juniata Co. to receive CARES Act funding

MIFFLINTOWN — As the effects of COVID-19 continue to impact small businesses, Commissioner Alice Gray had hopeful news to share during Tuesday’s Juniata County Commissioners meeting. “The county will be receiving some of the CARES dollars. We will be doing some outreach to certain ...

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 ...