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Cancellations and postponements

Local News

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

Local News

¯Kathy Criswell, of Ferguson Valley, celebrates her 64th birthday today. ¯Hunter Packard, of Lewistown, celebrates his 20th birthday on Sunday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

Tech losses drive Wall Street down again, ending grim week

Business

Wall Street closed out another punishing week Friday with the S&P 500 posting its first back-to-back monthly loss since the pandemic first gripped the economy in March. The S&P 500 dropped 1.2% and ended the week with a 5.6% loss, its worst in seven months. Sharp drops in big ...

Scaled-back Thanksgiving plans leave turkey farmers in limbo

Business

For the turkey industry, this Thanksgiving is a guessing game. Millions of Americans are expected to have scaled-down celebrations amid the pandemic, heeding official warnings against travel and large indoor gatherings. That leaves anxious turkey farmers and grocers scrambling to predict ...

Dates set for annual fair trade gift sale

Religion

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata Valley International Gifts Sale will hold its 26th annual event at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Mifflintown on Nov. 20 and 21. The event offers a unique opportunity for people in central Pennsylvania communities to invest in their world and become a part ...

Ringing freedom’s bells

Religion

Come on ring those bells, light the Christmas tree. Jesus is the King, born for you and me. Come on ring those bells. Let everybody say, “Jesus we remember this your Birthday.” We will celebrate His birthday soon. God so loved us that He gave us Jesus. Jesus, the second of the Godhead, ...

God has gifted you time for repentance

Religion

For the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete. Genesis 15:16 The King James Version says, “For the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet full.” The depth of sin had not yet reached the point where it called for God’s judgment. In Genesis 6:5 it says, “Then the Lord saw that the ...

Here is what the Bible actually says about abortion

Religion

Ever since the Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade back in 1973, 57 million babies have been aborted in this country. These precious lives have been terminated before they were ever born into the world. Thankfully, God has not left us in the dark in terms of how we should think about this ...

Let us be good and kind, like Jesus, to become Holy

Religion

In India, I was a pastor for five years in an urban parish. It has a school with over one hundred staff. The priests before me gave Christmas gifts to the staff varying in prices from the principal to the last staff. Having been inspired by today’s gospel parable of Jesus (Matthew 20:1-16) I ...