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As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free

Religion

Only in America — can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. Only in America — do we buy hot dogs in packages of 10 and buns in packages of eight. Only in America — do we use the word “politics” to describe the process so well: “Poli” in Latin meaning “many” ...

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Lifestyles

One of the few good things that resulted from the shelter in place order has been a plethora of cleaning, reorganizing, sorting and selecting items to donate to a variety of charitable and not-for-profit organizations. Ergo, we have donors who are anxious to give us their books and under normal ...

Remembering the cost of freedom, paid on our behalf

Lifestyles

As we come up on the Fourth of July I like to read and think about our Revolution and the life and times it engendered for colonists and for us as later generations. What were their goals and aspirations? Obviously freedom — freedom of speech, freedom from the blatant “writ of ...

Mifflin Co. receives virus relief grant

Local News

LEWISTOWN — During Thursday’s Mifflin County Commissioners meeting commissioners announced the County received $59,282.00 for a two-year period starting in January 2020 through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Relief Grant. This project will provide supplies for law enforcement and ...

Pa. sets plan to increase number of drug experts

Local News

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania DUI Association is pleased to announce Pennsylvania has been chosen to receive a $35,000 grant from Responsibility.org and the Governors Highway Safety Association. The grant funds are for the Pennsylvania DUI Association and will be used to train an additional ...

Geisinger presents its fundings in local facility

Local News

LEWISTOWN — As Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital progresses back to normal, resuming non-emergency and scheduled procedures with the re-opening of some of their clinics, safety will still be the first priority. As a result of the changing regulations, visitation restrictions will still be in ...

Officials order shutdown over COVID-19 spike

Local News

HARRISBURG (AP) — With a spike in coronavirus cases expected to continue growing, Allegheny County, home to Pittsburgh and 1.2 million residents, imposed a one-week shutdown of bars and restaurants and all gatherings of more than 25 people starting Friday. The order is to take effect after ...

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 ...

Cancellations and postponements

Local News

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...