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Officials approve Children & Youth service agreement

MIFFLINTOWN - Tuesday the Juniata County commissioners approved the “Purchase of Service Agreements” as submitted by the Children & Youth Fiscal department. “These are a list of lawyers that need to be available for the Children & Youth department. They have different expertice. ...

New Lewistown restaurant gains in recent popularity

LEWISTOWN - ‘Fresh. Fast. Fabulous, Food’ that’s the motto of the new restaurant, the Hilltop Gourmet Eatery, which opened on Valley Street in Lewistown. Chef Nikki Nicholson and co-owner Katie Price opened the Hilltop on December 1st of 2020 have been gaining popularity and many repeat ...

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 ...

People Potpourri

¯ Pat Eward, of Maitland celebrates her 65th birthday today. ¯ Kayla Royer, of Lewistown, celebrated her 27th birthday on Jan. 19. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be ...

MCHS closed for cleaning

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County School District announced yet another one of its buildings would close for a few days due to the number of positive COVID-19 test results among students and staff. This time, it is Mifflin County High School. MCSD said on Monday the building ...

$35,000 virus relief to Derry

DERRY TOWNSHIP - The Derry Township Board of Supervisors had a meeting on Monday Jan. 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. During the meeting the board approved multiple things. The county received covid-19 relief funds. $35,000 was approved to go to Fame EMS. A property on N Walnut St was approved to ...

No new virus deaths reported in Mifflin, Juniata counties

From staff reports There were no new COVID-19-related deaths reported in Mifflin or Juniata counties Monday, according to data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, there were 24 new cases reported, for a new total of 4,026 since the pandemic began. There have ...