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Celebrating Goose Day

Lifestyles

Goose Day — Sept. 29 —is still more than a week away, but the celebration of the Juniata Valley’s unique and lucky holiday is in full swing. Check this list for some of the major events taking place. See the full schedule, complete with special promotions offered by local businesses and ...

Board to decide whether to retain Apple

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — A determination is expected to be made Thursday on whether to retain former Juniata High School principal Edward Apple. A special meeting will be held before the Juniata County School District’s Board of Directors at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of resuming a due process ...

Agreement will lower county cost of insurance

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County has entered into an intergovernmental program to reduce insurance costs associated with providing behavioral health services to local residents. During Tuesday’s regular business meeting, the Juniata County Commissioners adopted an ordinance authorizing a ...

Academy receives $2.5M grant

Local News

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology was awarded a $2.5 million grant from Senator Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Bellefonte), state Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflintown) and state Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon) Tuesday. The grant was ...

Lane closures on 322 West to begin Thursday

Local News

REEDSVILLE — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that the left passing lane on U.S. 322 West between Reedsville and Milroy will be closed for short periods of time beginning Thursday so crews can begin installation of a cable median barrier designed to reduce the ...

Elections officials seek Derry precinct redistricting

Local News

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Board of Elections on Tuesday filed a petition with the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas for the redistricting of two voting precincts in Derry Township. Zane Swanger, director of elections and voter registration, said the redistricting will involve ...

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 ...

Board room now accessible for hearing impaired

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN — The meeting room in the administration building at Juniata County School District is now equipped with a system that will make it easier for the hearing impaired to participate in public meetings. Tom Gallagher, of Music Mart, in State College, gave a presentation to the ...

Board discusses Kish Bank project

Local News

REEDSVILLE — Team members working on a project for Kish Bank came to speak at the Brown Township Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night to discuss planning details. Steve Balkey and Greg Hayes spoke to the board regarding plans for the bank. The project looks to excavate some of the land ...