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Tips on how to get the creative juices flowing

Religion

Question: My job requires me to be creative, but some days I’m just too tired or uninspired. And then I get stressed, which only makes it worse. Do you have any tips for generating good ideas under pressure? Jim: We’ve all had moments in life where we need to get the creative juices ...

Outdoor ministries to be celebrated

Religion

MIFFLINBURG — Members of the congregations of the Upper Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will celebrate outdoor ministries this month. Congregations will celebrate the annual “Mount Luther Sunday” Feb. 23. The Upper Susquehanna Synod Council of the ...

Jury acquits Pennsylvania man in 2016 cookout slayings

PA News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury returned a not guilty verdict Friday against the remaining defendant in the slayings of five people and an unborn baby at a western Pennsylvania cookout almost four years ago. The jury returned the verdict for 33-year-old Cheron Shelton in the 2016 Wilkinsburg, ...

Students learn entrepreneur skills

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — Kindness matters. That is the message that Sara Sutton’s art students at Juniata High School are trying to promote as part of the school’s annual Artist in Residence program, organized by the Perry County Council of the Arts. As part of the program, Michelle Fetter, of ...

Lawyer fights welfare agency over drug test

PA News

HARRISBURG (AP) — A lawyer who was recently sworn in as district attorney in southwestern Pennsylvania wants the state Supreme Court to rule that county child welfare officials investigating complaints about him do not have legal authority to compel him to take a drug test. David J. Russo, ...

Man faces assault charges from Feb. 11

Local News

BEAVERTOWN — Brandon Earl Doan, 36, is facing charges of aggravated assault and several other allegations related to a Feb. 11 assault which occurred in Snyder County. Police were dispatched to the Evangelical Hospital to investigate the incident. According to court documents, the victim ...

PennCFL announces Entrepreneur Challenge

Local News

SELINSGROVE—The Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy (PennCFL) is honored to announce their upcoming Entrepreneurship Challenge. On March 6th, Susquehanna University will host a student conference and competition. These educational conferences are designed to bring middle or high school ...

Mifflin County CareerLink announces workshops

Local News

LEWISTOWN—PA CareerLink Mifflin County have the following workshops available in February. ¯Applying for Government Jobs - 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19. Discover what steps to take when applying for civil service jobs. ¯Excel Basics- 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Get to know this ...

Calendar

Local News

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 ...

Lewistown Borough Council discusses business at meeting

Local News

The Council of the Borough of Lewistown had a meeting on Feb. 10, 2020. The following is their statement: At its meeting on Feb. 10, 2020, the Council of the Borough of Lewistown adopted a resolution clarifying its intentions regarding its future relationship with the Municipal Authority of ...