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Operating committee meeting canceled

LEWISTOWN — The Operating Committee of The Academy of Science and Technology has cancelled its regular monthly meeting scheduled for April 9. The next regularly scheduled meeting is 5:30 p.m., May 14 at the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology, 700 Pitt Street, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Calendar

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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 ...

People Potpourri

¯ Sandra Wagner, of Lewistown, 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 ...

Nursing school honored

LEWISTOWN — The latest addition to the Wild Geese Project will honor the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, as 2020 marks the bicentenary of Nightingale’s birth. And as the world deals with the effects of COVID-19, honoring Nightengale seems quite appropriate to those ...

Empire Kosher closed for 2 weeks

MIFFLINTOWN — Empire Kosher in Mifflintown is planning to close its facility for at least two weeks and has already shut down most of its production plant due to multiple employees testing positive for COVID-19. This is according to a representative from the United Food and Commercial Workers ...

Brown Township declares local disaster emergency

REEDSVILLE—The Brown Township Supervisors issued a Declaration of Local Emergency Wednesday morning, in coordination with the Declaration of Disaster Emergency recently issued by Governor Tom Wolf. This decision was made to help protect the health and welfare of the residents and citizens of ...

New numbers reflect fewer local virus cases

From staff reports The Pennsylvania Department of Health adjusted their reported numbers Wednesday, which led to a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in Mifflin and Juniata counties. As of press time Wednesday, the Pa. Department of Health’s official numbers showed just one confirmed ...

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 ...