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Synagogue plans to reopen after deadly shooting

PA News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for Jewish life in the United States” and a symbol against hatred. On Friday, they outlined ...

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 ...

Derry Township Leaf pick up to start next week

Local News

LEWISTOWN— With fall aproaching the leaves will be falling of the trees. Derry Township will be out collecting leaves starting Monday, Oct. 21. All leaves will be collected on regularly scheduled collections dates or shortly thereafter. The schedule is as followed: ¯ South Hills — ...

Installation of cable barrier to continue

Local News

LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is issuing an update on its cable median barrier installation project along more than 13 miles of roadway in Centre, Clinton, Mifflin, and Juniata counties. The project will enhance safety for motorists and reduce the potential for ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯ David and Heather Knepp-Crader, of Milroy, celebrates their 17th anniversary today. ¯ Dylan Snyder, of Lewistown, celebrates his 24th birthday on Sunday. ¯Alan Peters, of Lewistown, celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and ...

Stocks end lower; S&P 500 notches 2nd straight gain

Business

The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday. Technology companies led the slide, which erased the major U.S. indexes’ gains from the day before. Communication services, ...

IMF and World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries on Friday to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threaten to worsen the impact of a global slowdown. The IMF’s ...

Rehearsal

Religion

LEWISTOWN — The 29th annual Reformation Recital will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, with the prelude at 2:45 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lewistown. The recital, which features a variety of vocal and instrumental performances, is held every year on Reformation Sunday, the last ...

Blessings for the children

Religion

For many people, Mark 10:13-16 is often overlooked because it doesn’t seem to be that important. It is a passage in which Jesus is blessing the children. As you read the passage you will discover two principles: Children have a special place in the kingdom and the only way anyone can enter ...