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Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pa.

HARRISBURG (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s “Dr. Oz Show” after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey’s show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61, will bring his ...

Fixing fallen wall

YEAGERTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Monday that work to restore a retaining wall along Mann’s Narrows Road in Derry Township will begin on Dec. 6. The contractor will reduce traffic on Mann’s Narrows Road to a single lane with temporary traffic signals ...

Benninghoff says he tested positive for COVID-19

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, announced he has been diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID-19, test results confirmed Monday. Benninghoff, who was fully vaccinated against COVID-19 earlier this year, was tested for COVID-19 just prior ...

Christmas meals to be provided

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County Food Pantry is working to bring Christmas to families in Juniata County. All the groceries to make up a Christmas dinner will be distributed at the Juniata County Food Pantry from Dec. 4 through 21. Current customers of the Juniata County Food Pantry may ...

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 ...

People Potpourri

¯Douglas Aurand, of McVeytown, celebrates his 65th birthday today. ¯Paula and John Ross Sr., of Yeagertown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...