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Letters to the Editor

Local kids’ trip to World Series doesn’t come free

To the editor:First and foremost, we would like to thank the community of Mifflin County for your support of our MC 13U All Star team. We are humbled by and grateful for the interest you have shown in our boys.We would also like to address the questions and concerns regarding the fundraisers ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published inthe Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified whenpossible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Open Line

Editor's note: Comments published inthe Open Line reflect the views of the caller, and not The Sentinel. Comments are verified whenpossible, but should be taken as opinion, rather than statements of fact.Comments should be brief and to the point. Longer comments will be shortened. Comments in ...

Nonprofit’s ID cards get recognition

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - More than 200 people with no legal U.S. identification crammed into a North Carolina church on a recent Wednesday night to become part of an ID program created by immigration activists in partnership with police - one community's response to a pressing issue for ...

Consider the health risks if going to Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) - Traveling to the Olympics? Don't let illnesses meddle with your fun.Roughly half a million people from around the world are expected to travel to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And while Zika is in the spotlight, there are other bugs and health problems that Olympic athletes ...

Charles Martin Yocum Jr.

Charles Martin Yocum Jr., 80, formerly of New Cumberland and Lewistown, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, in Bethany Village, Lower Allen Township.He was a retired Supervisor with the Tax Clearance Unit of the PA State Department of Revenue, Harrisburg and one of the most well known ...

Doreen M. Hoar

Doreen M. Hoar, 78, of Valley View Haven, Belleville died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the home. She was born Jan. 2, 1938, in Burnham, the daughter of the late Russell and Esther (Carlson) Sellers Sr.She is survived by four children, Charles Hoar Jr. and wife, Rose, John Hoar, Peggy Trutt and ...

People Potpourri

Erika Wagner, of Lewistown, celebrates her 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 www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylvania lottery were:Day Pick 2: 0-5Day Pick 3: 3-8-0Day Pick 4: 0-3-8-6Day Pick 5: 5-8-7-4-0Night Pick 2: 3-2Night Pick 3: 1-8-8Night Pick 4: 2-4-7-1Night Pick 5: 6-3-3-8-5Treasure Hunt: 14-15-17-21-23Cash 5: 13-15-23-38-42Monday's "Pennsylvania ...

Thank you to everyone involved with Jam Session

To the editor:On July 15, Milroy Senior Center held its monthly Jam Session. Our theme this month was Christmas in July.We send out a special thank you to Bill Bitner and Beulah O'Donnell for bringing in many talented persons with music and singing. To those musicians and entertainers, we thank ...