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Council tensions run high

JUNIATA TERRACE—The public was out in full force Tuesday night for the Catholic Charities group presentation of their refugee resettlement plan to the Juniata Terrace Borough Council. Anne Lusk and Amin Habeeb from Catholic Charities spoke about the resettlement to the public and the ...

Ex-player sues PSU for hazing allegations

UNIVERSITY PARK — A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lion players hazed him and other, younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky’s name. The player, Isaiah Humphries, a safety who left the Nittany Lions after ...

Nutrition education advisor introduced

MIFFLINTOWN – Juniata, Mifflin and parts of Huntingdon County now have a new nutrition education advisor. Jeff Hackenberg, client relationship manager for Penn State Extension, introduced Clarissa Beaver, the new advisor, to the Juniata County Commissioners at Tuesday’s ...

15 states oppose Trump plan to allow shipments of LNG by the railways

HARRISBURG (AP) — The attorneys general of 15 states said this week that they oppose a Trump administration proposal to allow rail shipments of liquefied natural gas, arguing the trains will share tracks with passenger trains and travel through congested areas. The states included ...

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Meat canning to be held Feb. 10-13

LEWISTOWN — The Central Pennsylvania World Hunger Association’s 46th Annual Meat Canning Project will be held on Feb. 10-13 at the East Derry Fire Company, Lewistown (2.2 miles north on U.S. 522 from the U.S. 322 interchange). Times will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and cleanup. There is ...

Library to be closed Monday for MLK Day

LEWISTOWN — All branches of the Mifflin County Library will be closed on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday. Call the library at (717) 242-2391 or visit the website at www.mifflincountylibrary.org for further assistance.

People Potpourri

¯ Esther K. Fultz, of Belleville, celebrates her birthday today! Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to events@lewistownsentinel.com with the information by 5:30 p.m.

Water Authority member appointed

LEWISTOWN—The Lewistown Borough Council placed a new member to the Water Authority Board Monday night. Craig Bubb, executive director of the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Lewistown, spoke to the council and asked for the reappointment of Mel Parker, who has 15 years of experience ...

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 ...