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Council discusses housing agreement

LEWISTOWN — Lewistown Borough Council on Monday voted to end a deal to provide extra police service to Mifflin County Housing Authority-run properties citing approximately $25,000 in payments not yet received for the first eight months of 2019. After lengthy and spirited discussion, the ...

Construction company asks township to withdraw plans

MIFFLINTOWN — A local construction company asked Fermanagh Township supervisors to withdraw proposed updates to its sanitary sewer plan. John Groninger Jr., of John Groninger Inc., presented supervisors with results of a deposition on Monday that he said state the plans are unnecessary and ...

Knowing warning signs can help stop death from suicide

LEWISTOWN — Suicide claims more than 44,000 American lives every year, according to the World Health Organization. As America recognizes Suicide Prevention Week, local Geisinger clinical social worker Kendra McKee described some warning signs, risks and suicide prevention methods. “When ...

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True Colors

Sentinel photo by MATTHEW STRICKER Color Guard Members of the F. B. McClenahen American Legion Post 287 present colors at a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the organization in 1919 and the founding of Post 287 a few months later. Included in the Post 287 Color Guard ...

Veteran talks of Gettysburg reenactment event for 2020

GETTYSBURG (AP) — A veteran Civil War reenactor in Pennsylvania says he will take over planning a 2020 reenactment of the battle of Gettysburg after the organization behind the annual event said it didn’t intend to host one next summer. Dustin Heisey of Manheim, who says he has been ...

Police: Pedestrian struck by vehicle

LEWISTOWN — A pedestrian was struck while crossing the street at the intersection of Third and Juniata streets in Lewistown Sunday. According to Lewistown Police Department, a male driving a Nissan Sedan struck another male at about 8 p.m., when police were dispatched for reports of a ...

Schulz announces candidacy for MCSD Board of Directors

Staff reports A Reedsville woman has announced her candidacy as an Independent candidate for Mifflin County School District’s Board of Directors. Rose Schulz has actively volunteered at Indian Valley Elementary Center and says her passion and concern for the children of the school district ...

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