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¯Javian Richard Carolus, grandson of Richard and Donna Carolus, celebrates his 8th birthday today. ¯Randee Klare celebrated her 18th birthday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

In the region, state

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Team to host Mother’s Day breakfast PORT ROYAL — The Juniata girls soccer team will host an all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day breakfast from 7 until 10:30 a.m. May 11 at Cedar Grove Church, just off the Port Royal exit of Route 322. Tickets cost $10 for ages 11 and older and $5 for ages 3 to ...

Lottery

Local News

The winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 6-9 Wild: 6 Day Pick 3: 2-2-7 Wild: 6 Day Pick 4: 9-3-7-0 Wild: 6 Day Pick 5: 7-4-6-0-7 Wild: 6 Night Pick 2: 8-4 Wild: 1 Night Pick 3: 6-0-2 Wild: 1 Night ...

All you can eat

Local News

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Contestants, from left, BriAnna Hockenberry, Cameron Aumiller and Aaron Shepherd compete in the inaugural Whoopie Pie Eating contest at the Square Cafe and Bakery during the First Friday event Friday evening in Lewistown. Cameron Aumiller won the contest by ...

Lucas Parkes joins MCS Bank Board of Trustees

Business

LEWISTOWN — Lucas A. Parkes has been named to the MCS Bank Board of Trustees. He replaces Kenneth P. Fisher who retired in February and was named trustee emeritus. Parkes is a project engineer for the EDS Group, having joined the firm in June 2010. He has managed the Lewistown office ...

Seven Mountains

Features

BELLEVILLE — How did Seven Mountains get its name? A room full of people wanting to know the answer attended the annual Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society meeting Monday, where guest speaker and local historian Paul Fagley presented the facts. After establishing with the crowd ...

Beavertown woman pleads guilty to forgery

Local News

MIDDLEBURG — A 52-year-old woman pleaded guilty Friday in the Snyder County Court of Common Pleas to one felony count, court documents indicate. Documents state that Jane M. Kratzer, of Beavertown, pleaded guilty, before Judge Michael Sholley, to forgery, a second-degree felony. Kratzer was ...

Life Changes

Features

Author’s note: Imagine it is 1994, and you are 17 years young with a child of your own. This is my mother, Stephanie's, story that I chose to write about to send out a message. Her story is not trying to persuade you to become a teenage parent, but is letting those who are pregnant at a young ...

Blessed are the poor

Religion

Let us see the poor people through the eyes of Jesus. Let us see heaven through the eyes of Jesus. Let us see God through the eyes of the poor. Let us see this world through the eyes of God and the poor. There are two sets of “Beatitudes” found in the gospels according to St. ...

Members of local non-profit raise broadband tower

Local News

MILL CREEK — Residents of Big Valley and Mill Creek may be one step closer to receiving high-speed internet access after the raising of a 128-foot cell tower in Mill Creek, Huntingdon County, Friday morning. The tower was put in place by members of the Rural Broadband Cooperative, a ...