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Jive Aces to perform bonus MJCA series concert on Monday

LEWISTOWN — The Jive Aces perform Swing’n the Holidays, a bonus concert in this year’s Mifflin-Juniata Concert Association series. The concert is slated for 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mifflin County High School. The Jive Aces are a swing band from the U.K. that has been performing for 30 ...

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

¯Brooke Hackenber/Cramer celebrated her birthday on the 28th. 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 ...

1 dead in crash

Sentinel photo by BRANDON MORGAN The driver in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday was killed in the crash, Dan Cherry, chief of Granville Fire Company, said. The crash occurred at 4291 state Route 103 North, Granville Township, at approximately 12:45 p.m. The accident led to the road being ...

Educator writes of her own learning experience

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Inspired by an autistic student, Lewistown native and educator Brooke Kodish Rutledge tells the story of one young girl through a new book, “A Rainbow Shines Through Clara.” Rutledge will be in her hometown Saturday to sign copies of the book. East End ...

Band will double its efforts at Festival of Ice

LEWISTOWN — The Lewistown Community Band will ring in the Ice Festival weekend with two concerts in the Historic Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 5. Due to previous standing room only crowds and limited space in the courthouse, the band will perform two identical concerts at 6 and 8 p.m. on the ...

Lewistown man faces indecent assault charges

BEAVER SPRINGS — Scott Anthony Dearment, 56, of Lewistown, is accused of performing sexual acts on a 6-year-old child. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Oct. 23, Child Advocacy Center interviewed the victim. The victim stated Dearment performed sexual acts on her one time in ...

MCHS dives into water robotics

LEWISTOWN — About 30 Mifflin County High School students competed in an underwater robotics competition at Juniata Valley YMCA’s pool on Tuesday. Eight teams were tasked with creating an underwater device that could pass a series of tests. The competition consisted of a speed test, a ...

Sentinel closes at 1:30 today

The Sentinel office will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The Sentinel will not publish a Thursday, Nov. 28 edition, and our office will not be open that day. The office reopens Friday at 8 a.m.

Pa. overhauls child sexual abuse laws

READING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a landmark grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over seven decades. The central bill signed by Gov. Tom ...