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Local virus cases remain low in all five counties

From staff reports COVID cases remain low in three out of the five local counties according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin County reported a high of the counties at 23 new cases but reported no new deaths. There have been 4,797 cases and 175 ...

People Potpourri

¯Nora Marie Hoar, daughter of Ashley and Mike Hoar, of Lewistown, celebrates her fifth birthday today. ¯Barbara Pennington, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in ...

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 ...

Juniata Co. prepares for vaccination

MIFFLINTOWN - Juniata County is ready for mass vaccination according to county commissioner Alice Gray. During the commissioners regular business meeting Tuesday Gray announced that a plan for a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic is in place and ready to go for when vaccines become available. ...

New death reported in 1 of 5 counties

From staff reports One new death in one out of the five local counties according to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mifflin County reported nine new cases and no new deaths on Tuesday. The county is at 4,774 cases and 175 deaths total. There are 7,333 people ...

Local street sweeping scheduled to start again

The Borough of Lewistown will reinstate the regular street sweeping and maintenance schedules as of April 4, 2021. All parking restrictions and regulations, as posted by local street signage, which were suspended for the winter, will again become effective.

People Potpourri

¯Lisa Kaye Stroup, of Belleville, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.”

Police reports

Mifflin County Regional Police Department ¯ Public Intoxication/Disorderly Conduct — On March 26, at about 5:43 p.m., Regional Officers conducted a traffic stop of a Harley Davidson motorcycle on North Logan Blvd, Burnham. It was reported that the female passenger on this motorcycle, ...