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Bridge work starts soon in Juniata County

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MIFFLINTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that work to repair a bridge along Pumping Station Road in Juniata County is scheduled to start Monday, May 20. The bridge spans Lick Run, two miles north of the village of Perulack in Lack Township. The repairs will ...

Milroy man pleads guilty to 8 counts

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LEWISTOWN — During his scheduled jury selection Monday, 38-year-old Timothy McConnell, of Milroy, pleaded guilty to eight counts and was scheduled for sentencing in June, said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Documents state that McConnell pleaded guilty to felony ...

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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 ...

Pediatrician joins Geisinger clinic

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LEWISTOWN — Dr. Bijal Patel, a board-certified pediatrician by the American Board of Pediatrics has joined the staff at Geisinger Lewistown Clinic. Patel provides routine care as well as the treatment of common illnesses and injuries to pediatric patients. Patel earned her medical degree ...

Local officials share platforms at public forum

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LEWISTOWN — Threats to public education, prioritizing rural area needs, local economic development and the county budget were among the variety of topics addressed at the Mifflin County Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” event on Thursday evening in the Mifflin County High School ...

Schardt honored with ‘Good Scout’ award

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REEDSVILLE — Each year, the Shawnee District, Juniata Valley Council, presents the Good Scout Award to an individual in recognition of their accomplishments, contributions or activities that are community or civic-related. This year, Larry Schardt received the award for his “Success That ...

Three academy students head to national competition

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LEWISTOWN — Three local students will be advancing to the National Skills USA Competition after placing first in the state competition last month. Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology Administrative Director Dan Potutschnig told the operating committee Thursday that Colleen ...

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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 ...