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Fabric shop moves to Allensville location

Photo by BRADLEY KREITZER The sign for Mary Lee’s Fabric Shop outside the shop’s new location at 129 E. Main St. in Allensville. ALLENSVILLE— Anna Zook, owner of Mary Lee’s Fabric Shop, has been providing Big Valley with a variety of fabric and quilting needs for the past decade ...

Philadelphia’s voting machines challenged

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal court was asked Tuesday to force Pennsylvania to rescind its certification of a voting machine newly purchased by Philadelphia and at least two other counties in the state ahead of 2020’s presidential election. The filing casts doubt onto how 17% of ...

Happy Habitat homes

Photo submitted (Left) Jim Bair and Bob Wisegarver, volunteers, Jeff Bell, Mifflin Co Habitat President, handing over the keys to new owner, Alexis Williams. Behind Jeff is Pastor Mark Hill of Ellen Chapel Church, who did the blessing and dedication of the home. Next are Rick Baldwin and Lori ...

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Joint rehearsal

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Dr. Elizabeth Lins-Shoenfelt, left, of Shippensburg University and Dickenson College, conducts students from Belleville Mennonite School, Huntingdon Area High School, Juniata Valley High School, Mount Union Area High School and Southern Huntingdon High School ...

Juniata school board hears complaint over breakfast policy

MIFFLNTOWN — Is it fair that some students eat breakfast in the classroom and some don’t? Concerned parent Georgia Wynn argued to the Juniata County School District Board of directors during its meeting Thursday that it isn’t. Wynn, who has an elementary-age child in the district, said ...

Woman accused of burning down former residence

RICHFIELD — Samantha Beth Taylor, 41, of Middleburg, is facing charges of burning down a house she rented for 20 years. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on June 12, there was no one living at the residence at the time. According to police, Albert Brouse, owner of the ...

JCSD permits medical marijuana in school

MIFFLINTOWN — Under certain restrictions, Juniata County School District parents who have children that are prescribed medical marijuana will be able to administer it on school property. The district’s board of directors approved a new policy during the its regular meeting last week that ...

Local resident charged with robbing Vince’s Pizza

BURNHAM — Amy Jo Druckemiller, 44, of Lewistown, has been accused of robbing Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant. According to the affidavit of probable cause, at 9:36, Nov. 23, police were notified of a robbery at Vince’s Pizza. According to police, a manager/supervisor said two ...

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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 ...