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A child who dies receives salvation at the point of death

Religion

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a three-part sermon by the Rev. Dr. James Barnes. The second part was published in the Oct. 27 edition of The Sentinel. If an infant dies, that state of grace allows that infant to be gathered safe in the arms of God. In Jeremiah 19:4 infants ...

Crowned with glory and honor

Religion

What is man that you are mindful of him? Psalm 8:4 Psalm 8:5 gives us part of the answer to the question posed in the previous verse. “Man was made a little lower than the angels, and you have crowned him with glory and honor.” The word “crowned” in this verse has the meaning of ...

Religion calendar

Religion

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

Commissioners hear concerns over senior center director

Local News

LEWISTOWN — A group of concerned residents were on hand at Thursday’s business meeting of the Mifflin County Commissioners to express their unhappiness with the way things are being run at the Milroy Senior Citizens Center. John Kauffman, spokesman for the group, said the center director, ...

Administration: No threat against Mifflin County HS

Local News

LEWISTOWN — A report of a threat of violence Friday at Mifflin County High School was received by the administration, according to a message released to parents via the school district’s Skyward messaging system. The message said that police and administration were able to determine who ...

Fame EMS presented with Pennsylvania C.A.R.E.S. Award

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Fame Emergency Medical Services has received the Pennsylvania C.A.R.E.S. Award. The award acknowledges the agency’s dedication to collecting out-of-hospital cardiac arrest — known as OHCA data — for quality improvement purposes. The agency is one of 145 EMS agencies across ...

$90M for voting machines, ballots signed into law

PA News

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Thursday that advocates say makes the most significant changes to modernize Pennsylvania election laws in 80 years and authorizes the state to borrow of up to $90 million to help counties buy new voting machines ahead of next year’s ...

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 ...

Cable median barrier installation to continue

Local News

LEWISTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Thursday that during the week of Nov. 4, motorists will encounter short term closures of the left (passing) lane at the following locations due to continued work on cable median barrier installation. These daylight closures ...