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Police: Man arrested over early morning Derry shooting

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From staff reports LEWISTOWN - A man is in custody after shooting another man in the leg early Wednesday morning in Derry Township, according to a report from the Mifflin County Regional Police Department. Police said a 911 call for a shooting on the 400 block of Woodland Avenue was received ...

Double-digit case counts in 3 out of 5 local counties

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From staff reports Double-digit case counts in three out of the five local counties were reported on Wednesday, according to the data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In Mifflin County, 13 new cases were reported in addition to two new deaths. There have been 4,603 total ...

Griffith to run for treasurer

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LEWISTOWN - Diane Griffith, of Lewistown, has announced she is seeking the Republican nomination for the office of Mifflin County Treasurer. Griffith is a lifelong resident of Mifflin County. She is married to Lonnie Griffith and has two children, Rachel Cunningham, married to Jason ...

Police report

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Lewistown Police Department ¯ Public Drunkenness — On March 2, at 2:15 p.m., Officers from the Lewistown Borough Police Department were dispatched to area of S Main St. for a report of a male stumbling into traffic and punching telephone poles. Officers arrived in the area and located the ...

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 ...

Cancellations and postponements

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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 ...

People Potpourri

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¯Jackson Weaver, of Burnham, celebrates his eighth birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or ...

Technology stocks lead indexes lower as yields resume climb

Business

Stocks closed lower Wednesday as another rise in bond yields fueled concerns on Wall Street that higher inflation is on the way as the economy picks up. The S&P 500 dropped 1.3%,shedding an early gain. The pullback is the benchmark index’s second straight loss after clocking its best ...

Biden stands by May timeline for vaccines for all US adults

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated — and he pushed states to get at least one shot into the arms of teachers by the end of March to hasten school ...

Troha appointed to Kish Bancorp Board

Business

STATE COLLEGE—March 2, 2021 – William P. Hayes, Chairman and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced that James A. Troha has been appointed to the Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp Boards of Directors. Troha is the President of Juniata College, where his leadership over the past eight ...