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Police report

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Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯Disorderly conduct — A 10-year-old male from Mifflintown made threats to an 11-year-old male from Thompsontown during class at Juniata Elementary School on April 12. Charges were filed in juvenile court before Magisterial District Judge Barbara ...

To dye for

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Heaven Pent, 9, left, and her mother, Elizabeth Pent, decorate a T-shirt during a student-lead Communities That Care tie-dye event at the Mifflin County High School Wednesday evening in Highland Park. Local youth were encouraged to tie-dye a free T-shirt in ...

Snook pleads not guilty to 5 counts

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LEWISTOWN — Curtis D. Snook, 23, charged in March with five criminal counts, including forcible rape and indecent assault, pleaded not guilty Tuesday, said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Court documents state Snook, of Lewistown, provided transportation to an ...

Hare pleads not guilty to one third-degree felony count

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LEWISTOWN — Zachary Hare, originally of Reedsville, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one third-degree felony count of failure to comply with registration of sexual offender requirements, said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Hare was charged in December 2018 and deemed a ...

PSP locates plane crash

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STATE COLLEGE — Pennsylvania State Police secured the scene of a small, single-engine plane crash in a remote wooded location in Taylor Township around 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to a press release. No further information was available from state police Wednesday. The Federal Aviation ...

Local school districts receive grants

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HARRISBURG — Two local school districts were awarded grants to improve school safety and security as well as prevent violence in communities. Juniata County School District was awarded $169,825 and Mifflin County School District was awarded $530,550. The grants were awarded from the ...

LIFE Geisinger opens at Primary Health Network

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BURNHAM — Elderly adults living in Mifflin, Juniata and Snyder counties who are considering living in a nursing facility now have another option, by way of LIFE Geisinger. As of May 1, the fourth location of this program opened at the Primary Health Network building, offering coordinated ...

Calendar

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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 ...

Top of the Town

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Memorial Day services, parades Organizations planning services, parades or other events for Memorial Day are invited to send information to The Sentinel for weekly free publication until the time of the event. Submit information to Jane Cannon Mort at The Sentinel, email: ...

Another sale in the books

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Dear Mifflin County Library supporters, book lovers, book buyers and column readers: The Board of Directors, Friends of the Library and staff thank you for the very successful Spring Book Sale. This semi-annual event raised $6,658.50. The money will be used to purchase new, popular materials ...