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JCSD board OKs sale of closed school

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County School District’s Board of Directors approved the sale of the former Thompsontown-Delaware Elementary School building Thursday during its voting meeting. The building will go to Matthew C. Walters and Jenna R. Walters for $27,500 with finalization of the ...

Local businesses discuss teen outreach

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County businesses came together Friday morning to discuss different programs that help with teenagers and young adults find their career. Cher Harpster, Lead Business Consultant for PA CareerLink Mifflin County, talked about Path to Careers, a website for students ...

US 322 passing lane closures scheduled

Local News

REEDSVILLE — The left lane on U.S. 322 eastbound between Potters Mills and Reedsville will see some short-term closures beginning Monday. This is in addition to already-announced closures on the westbound side of U.S. 322 between Reedsville and Milroy, which will also continue during the week ...

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 ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯ Larry and Debra Collins, of Lewistown, celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary 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 ...

Benninghoff schedules local town hall meeting

Local News

REEDSVILLE — State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, as part of a series of town hall meetings, will host a meeting in Reedsville. The meeting will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Reedsville Fire Co., 7740 state Route 655 South. “I encourage folks to come get the latest ...

Fresh US-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

Business

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be in trouble. The selling, which erased modest early gains for the market, snapped a three-week win streak for ...

Sunderland joins Pennian Bank as VP

Business

MIFFLINTOWN — Kayelene Sunderland brings more than 35 years of experience to Pennian Bank. She was most recently employed by Kish Bank as a Vice President and Trust and Wealth Management Administrator. In her new position, Kayelene will be a Vice President and Trust Officer, working in the ...

Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US unions

Business

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation’s labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining ...

Ministry opens Lake Erie to passengers with special needs

Religion

ERIE (AP) — Rob Wilson virtually grew up on Lake Erie. He was born in Erie and comes from a family of anglers dating to 1908. He learned to fish and boat at an early age before pursuing a religious career and becoming pastor for Zion United Methodist Church in Sarver, southeast of ...