Burnham sends letter to Lewistown

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BURNHAM — Burnham Borough Council has sent a letter to the Lewistown Borough Council regarding the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Lewistown. The full text of the letter follows: “The Burnham Borough Council is extremely disappointed to hear that you have decided to ‘seek ...

­­JHS musical takes the stage

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata High School will present the sophisticated dark comedy, “Into the Woods” this Friday and Saturday. The musical blends several Brothers Grimm fairy tales that have been interwoven, according to Chris Heidenrich, director. Performances will be held 7 p.m. and ...

Joint chorus festival slated for Tuesday

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County School District will host a joint chorus festival featuring nearly 300 students from five of its school buildings. The choral ensemble, featuring grades 5 to 12, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. “This is a good way to promote choir and our music programs all at ...

MUASD teacher accused of indecent assault of teen

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MOUNT UNION — A Mount Union Area School District health teacher is facing indecent assault charges after being accused of inappropriately touching a teen in class. David Raymond Smith, 30, of Tyrone, was charged Thursday with indecent assault without consent and indecent assault of a person ...


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People Potpourri

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¯Walter Vaughn, of Lewistown, celebrates his 78th birthday Sunday. Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to events@lewistownsentinel.com with the information by 5:30 p.m.

Roller-coaster week ends with bond yields and stocks sinking


NEW YORK (AP) — A dizzying, brutal week of trading dropped one last round of harrowing swings on investors Friday. After skidding sharply through the day as fear pounded markets, steep drops for stocks and bond yields suddenly eased up in the last hour. By the end of trading, the S&P ...