People Potpourri

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¯Linda Baumgardner (Nanny B.), of Lewistown, celebrates her 71st birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at ...

Company says planned natural gas pipeline won’t go forward


TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Construction of a nearly 120-mile-long (193 kilometer) proposed natural gas pipeline from northeastern Pennsylvania to central New Jersey will not go forward, the group behind the project said Monday. PennEast Pipeline Company, which won a recent legal battle against ...

Facebook puts Instagram for kids on hold after pushback


The Associated Press Facebook is putting a hold on the development of a kids’ version of Instagram, geared toward children under 13, to address concerns that have been raised about the vulnerability of younger users. “I still firmly believe that it’s a good thing to build a version of ...

Stocks end mixed as losses for Big Tech weigh on market


Wall Street’s major stock indexes ended mixed Monday as losses by technology and health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% after spending much of the day essentially flat. The pullback ended a three-day winning streak for the benchmark index, ...

Woman killed in accident

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MCCLURE — A McClure woman died following an accident on U.S. 522 North in Decatur Township Saturday. Dora Stewart, 86, was pronounced dead at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, where she was transported after the crash. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Stewart’s vehicle struck a guide ...