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Local energy bank assists with payments

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LEWISTOWN — Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank, offered through a partnership with United Way of Mifflin-Juniata and Mifflin Juniata Human Services provides energy assistance to those who have been a resident of Mifflin and/or Juniata counties for 90 consecutive days and have received a shut off ...

Health secretary: Pa. at a critical point in pandemic

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As new coronavirus cases explode, Pennsylvania’s top health official on Monday warned the state is at a “critical point” in the pandemic and begged recalcitrant residents to wear masks, avoid congregating and take other simple preventative measures to slow the spread. Infections, ...

Local covid-19 cases by zip code

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LOCAL COVID-19 CASES: Mifflin County: 173 new cases this week; 644 total; 4 deaths Juniata County: 54 new cases this week; 309 total; 8 deaths Snyder County: 64 new cases this week; 578 total; 18 deaths Huntingdon County: 154 new cases this week; 1,209 total; 29 deaths Perry County: ...

Council updated on local project

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LEWISTOWN—Jim Zubler spoke to the Lewistown Borough Council Monday night, about the West Water Street sidewalk project. Zubler said that the project is currently looking to be bid out to allow for the next phase to begin. The biding for the sidewalk project is expected to be done by 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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¯Onalee Fisher, of Port Royal, celebrates her birthday today. ¯Bob and Pat Eward, of Maitland, are celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary today. Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to events@lewistownsentinel.com with the information ...

Stocks rally worldwide with hopes for a return to “normal”

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Brimming hopes that people will again return to office buildings, shopping centers and normal life sent markets rallying worldwide on Monday, following encouraging data about a potential coronavirus vaccine. The S&P 500 rose 41.06, or 1.2%, to 3,550.50 after Pfizer said ...

EU puts tariffs on US but hopes for change with Biden

Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Monday it would impose tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of U.S. goods and services over illegal aid for plane maker Boeing — but expressed hope that trade ties would improve once President Donald Trump leaves office. European trade ministers agreed ...

Trump campaign sues to block Pennsylvania election result

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HARRISBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a lawsuit to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania, suing Monday as counties continued to sort through provisional ballots and mail-in ballots nearly a week after the election in the battleground ...