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FCF to pay out quarterly dividend to shareholdersMIFFLINTOWN - Scott E. Fritz, president and CEO, has announced that on Feb. 9 t
FCF to pay out quarterly dividend to shareholders
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 57 minutes ago
MIFFLINTOWN - Scott E. Fritz, president and CEO, has announced that on Feb. 9 the Board of Directors of the First Community Financial Corporation, the parent company of The First National Bank of Mifflintown, declared a quarterly regular cash... Read more
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Leo R. ‘Pap’ ShellenbergerLeo, son of the late Loraine O. "Cricket" and Esther (Schwab) Shellenberger, wa
Leo R. ‘Pap’ Shellenberger
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 57 minutes ago
Leo, son of the late Loraine O. "Cricket" and Esther (Schwab) Shellenberger, was born in Port Royal on Aug. 17, 1933. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Leona (Taylor) Shellenberger. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Leo... Read more
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TRI-VALLEY LEAGUE TOURNAMENTMIFFLINTOWN - Josh Parson exploded for 25 points, but Juniata came up just a li
TRI-VALLEY LEAGUE TOURNAMENT
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
MIFFLINTOWN - Josh Parson exploded for 25 points, but Juniata came up just a little short as the Indians fell 60-59 in overtime in the semifinals of the Tri-Valley League tournament on Thursday night at Juniata High School. Aaron Zendt also added 19... Read more
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Leo R. Shellenberger, 82, of Mifflintown, and formerly of Port Royal, died at 4:27 p.m. Thursday, F
Leo R. Shellenberger
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
, 82, of Mifflintown, and formerly of Port Royal, died at 4:27 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, and... Read more
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Adaptive bikes gifted to local children with disabilitiesEAST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP, Pa. - It was like Christmas all over again for several
Adaptive bikes gifted to local children with disabilities
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
EAST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP, Pa. - It was like Christmas all over again for several local children thanks to the Variety Children's Charity program called, My Bike. Seven kids with disabilities from all across Central Pennsylvania received adaptive... Read more
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Kim joins Geisinger FHA officeBoard certified in internal medicine, Kim received her medical degree from Gyeo
Kim joins Geisinger FHA office
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Board certified in internal medicine, Kim received her medical degree from Gyeong-Sang National University Medical College in South Korea, in 2006. She completed her internal medicine residency in June 2012 at Weiss Memorial Hospital in... Read more
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School board approaching final decisionOne of the main topics brought up during the work session was the proposed elem
School board approaching final decision
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
One of the main topics brought up during the work session was the proposed elementary school consolidation and renovation projects and the various options included in those proposals. The proposal by Reynolds Construction Management for mechanical,... Read more
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Prescription drop-off box to be installed"Typically, the Pennsylvania State Police have a prescription drug drop-off day
Prescription drop-off box to be installed
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
"Typically, the Pennsylvania State Police have a prescription drug drop-off day twice a year for people to drop off unused or outdated drugs that are then disposed of properly," noted Juniata County Chief Probation Officer Michelle Beaver. In order... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
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Notion that collusion drives up gas prices locally runs on emptyIf we had a nickel for every time someone called our Open Line to tell us how "
Notion that collusion drives up gas prices locally runs on empty
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
If we had a nickel for every time someone called our Open Line to tell us how "this area is getting ripped off" by "those greedy gas station owners," we'd all have retired long ago. (The Sentinel opts not to publish most of these comments as we feel... Read more
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Merle William SteinHe was a son of Ruth Casner, of Huntingdon, and the late Earl Huffnagle. He is
Merle William Stein
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
He was a son of Ruth Casner, of Huntingdon, and the late Earl Huffnagle. He is survived by his wife, Sherry. Also surviving are: children, Staci Jo Priest and husband, Mark, of McClure, Michael Stein and wife, Tisha, of Mifflintown, Daina Rothrock,... Read more
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Barbara A. (Chambers) LauverBorn July 6, 1969, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of Fra
Barbara A. (Chambers) Lauver
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Born July 6, 1969, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of Frank Chambers and his wife Kathy, of Lewistown, and Margaret (Emery) Haubert and her husband, Warren Jr., of Richfield. On Oct. 29, 1988, she married her surviving husband,... Read more
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Samuel R. ‘Bob’ McKimBorn Oct. 8, 1935, in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late
Samuel R. ‘Bob’ McKim
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Born Oct. 8, 1935, in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Samuel R. and Isabel M. (Blake) McKim. He was married to the former Florence B. Wili on Aug. 15, 1996. She preceded him in death on March 8, 2001. He then married the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
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SCHOLASTIC SPORTSPHILIPSBURG - Josie Swartz scored a team-high 24 points including five in the s
SCHOLASTIC SPORTS
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
PHILIPSBURG - Josie Swartz scored a team-high 24 points including five in the second overtime as Juniata knocked off Philipsburg-Osceola 62-56 in double-overtime non-league girls basketball game on Thursday night at Philipsburg-Osceola High... Read more
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James B. ParsonBorn on July 26, 1955, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the l
James B. Parson
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Born on July 26, 1955, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Bruce W. and Grace L. (Goshorn) Parson. Surviving are: his sisters, Darlene Campbell and her husband, Bill, of Concord, and Pat Stewart and her husband, Leroy, of... Read more
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Paul W. ‘Bo’ HartBorn Nov. 13, 1948, in Tuscarora Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the
Paul W. ‘Bo’ Hart
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Born Nov. 13, 1948, in Tuscarora Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Roy Franklin and Emma Jane (Yocum) Hart. On Sept. 14, 1982, he married his surviving wife, Judy L. (Carniewski) Hart, with whom he was blessed to share more than 33... Read more
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SCHOLASTIC SPORTSAlana Hicks went 13-for-15 from the free throw line en route to a team-high 23
SCHOLASTIC SPORTS
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Alana Hicks went 13-for-15 from the free throw line en route to a team-high 23 points and the Tigers disposed of the Indians 48-47 in overtime on Wednesday night. Erin Heimbach added 14 points for the home team. East Juniata was down three heading... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
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Police reportTheft-Nov. 29 to Dec. 16-Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown report investigati
Police report
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Theft-Nov. 29 to Dec. 16-Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown report investigating a complaint of theft on Jan. 26 at a wooded area at the intersection of Route 333 and Tuscarora Road, Turbett Township, Juniata County. Police said that Robert Allen,... Read more
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Commissioners OK CSBG grant contractMifflin-Juniata Human Services Director Allison Fisher said this is federal mon
Commissioners OK CSBG grant contract
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Mifflin-Juniata Human Services Director Allison Fisher said this is federal money that is administered by the state and in order to receive funding Juniata County must join forces with other counties to meet population requirements. She added the... Read more
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James B. Parson, 60, of Port Royal, died at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at his home. Arra
James B. Parson
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
, 60, of Port Royal, died at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at his home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, and will be announced when complete.... Read more
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SCHOLASTIC SPORTSMIDDLEBURG - Brianna Beiler and Brynn Markley each had double-doubles as Midd-W
SCHOLASTIC SPORTS
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
MIDDLEBURG - Brianna Beiler and Brynn Markley each had double-doubles as Midd-West stormed to a 64-25 win over Northumberland Christian in a non-league girls basketball game Monday. The pair were among four Mustangs who hit double-digit scoring, led... Read more
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Larry I. ‘Hump’ EverlyHe was born Aug. 9, 1943, in Derry Township, a son of the late Richard W. Sr. a
Larry I. ‘Hump’ Everly
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
He was born Aug. 9, 1943, in Derry Township, a son of the late Richard W. Sr. and Ruth (Carpenter) Everly. He was previously employed for more than 25 years at the Beaver Shoe Factory and later worked at Robert's Chevrolet in Beavertown and for... Read more
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Lillian Jean RiceBorn July 1, 1944, in Redbank, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Michael J
Lillian Jean Rice
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Born July 1, 1944, in Redbank, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Lillian (Curtis) Comerford. Her husband, H. Shelley Rice Sr., preceded her in death, on May 17, 2002. Surviving are: two daughters and two sons, Lillian J. Gill... Read more
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Robert T. MurrellHe was preceded in death by: his daughter, Gayle C. Murrell, of Oakmont; his wi
Robert T. Murrell
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
He was preceded in death by: his daughter, Gayle C. Murrell, of Oakmont; his wife of 71 years, Doris E. Murrell, of Lewistown; his parents, Robert and Anne (Horn) Murrell; and his two sisters and a brother. Bob was the National... Read more
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SCHOLASTIC SPORTSELIZABETHVILLE - Juniata has been known for its incredible balance the last thr
SCHOLASTIC SPORTS
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
ELIZABETHVILLE - Juniata has been known for its incredible balance the last three years under Al Ream and has won a lot of games with that balance. On Saturday night, it needed someone to match Tri-Valley League leading-scorer Matthew Miller's... Read more
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Allison McClure GarverBorn Oct. 26, 1978, she was the daughter of Richard A. "Rick" McClure, of Miffl
Allison McClure Garver
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Born Oct. 26, 1978, she was the daughter of Richard A. "Rick" McClure, of Mifflintown, and the late Susan (Zook) McClure. Also surviving are: her husband, TJ Garver, whom she married June 11, 2002; two children, Mallory and Colten, both at home; one... Read more
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Visiting pastorsSentinel photos by TABITHA GOODLING Youth Pastor Evan Ryder, of Selinsgrove Ch
Visiting pastors
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Sentinel photos by TABITHA GOODLING Youth Pastor Evan Ryder, of Selinsgrove Church of the Nazarene, shoots a basket during a spelling game with fourth grade students during Pastors’ Day at Juniata Mennonite School in McAlisterville. Twenty-five area... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
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Juniata County Property TransfersJohn B. Lawson to Trustee John B. Lawson and Lawson Family Trust, $1, Tuscarora
Juniata County Property Transfers
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
John B. Lawson to Trustee John B. Lawson and Lawson Family Trust, $1, Tuscarora Township. John B. Lawson to Trustee John B. Lawson and Lawson Family Trust, $1, Tuscarora Township. John B. Lawson to Trustee John B. Lawson and Lawson Family Trust,... Read more
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Ralph V. PannebakerBorn April 2, 1941, in Port Royal, he was a son of Virginia (Burdge) Pannebaker
Ralph V. Pannebaker
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Born April 2, 1941, in Port Royal, he was a son of Virginia (Burdge) Pannebaker-Naylor, of the Manor at Perry Village, New Bloomfield, and the late Charles L. Pannebaker. On Nov. 28, 1963, he married his surviving wife, Dorothy M. (Dunn) Pannebaker,... Read more
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Marilyn (Minor) BerryMarilyn was born in Stevensville, Ontario, Canada, daughter of Calvary and Alma
Marilyn (Minor) Berry
Altoona Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Marilyn was born in Stevensville, Ontario, Canada, daughter of Calvary and Alma Minor. Surviving are her husband, William Berry; four children: Elizabeth Melhorn and husband, Verlyn, of Selinsgrove, William Berry II and wife, Sandra, of Middleburg,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
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Counting the area’s homelessFor Mifflin and Juniata counties, that count will happen on Wednesday evening a
Counting the area’s homeless
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
For Mifflin and Juniata counties, that count will happen on Wednesday evening as volunteers are sent out to various corners of the two counties to see who they might be able to find in dire straits. Mifflin-Juniata Human Services is still seeking... Read more
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Arnold wins state fair queen alternateMore than a year ago when she entered Lancaster Bible College as a freshman wit
Arnold wins state fair queen alternate
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
More than a year ago when she entered Lancaster Bible College as a freshman without a major, her advisor suggested she list six things she would like to accomplish. She wrote some of the obvious: a career, a marriage and family, and pay off student... Read more
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Marilyn (Minor) BerryShe was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church. She gave her life to the
Marilyn (Minor) Berry
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
She was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church. She gave her life to the Lord at the age of 9 and faithfully followed the Lord throughout her life. Marilyn is survived by: her husband, William Berry; children, Elizabeth Melhorn and her... Read more
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Robert L. Henry, 76, of Mifflintown, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. A viewing will be
Robert L. Henry
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
, 76, of Mifflintown, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday followed by his funeral service at 11 a.m. from the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with Mr. Robert Sieber... Read more
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School board approves facility use, field trip requestsCasey Harper for Juniata County Thunder Baseball to use the TJHS gym on Thursda
School board approves facility use, field trip requests
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Casey Harper for Juniata County Thunder Baseball to use the TJHS gym on Thursdays and Sundays from January through April 2016; Laura Shearer for the EJHS National Honors Society to use the EJHS cafeteria for an animal rescue benefit on Jan.... Read more
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Senior night to rememberThe final home dual meet of the year saw Hayden Hidlay break the career pin rec
Senior night to remember
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
The final home dual meet of the year saw Hayden Hidlay break the career pin record for a county wrestler and the Huskies win 12 bouts, adding bonus points in each to improve to 13-4 on the season and 4-2 in the league. Seniors Mike Bielski, Gavin... Read more
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Mary T. Pruitt-StuchelA viewing will be held from 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, followed by her Mass
Mary T. Pruitt-Stuchel
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, followed by her Mass of Christian burial celebrated at noon at St. Jude's Catholic Church, Mifflintown. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownfuneral... Read more
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Ruth E. VawnBorn March 31, 1926, in Turbett Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of
Ruth E. Vawn
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Born March 31, 1926, in Turbett Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Jerome and Edith (Arentz) Ritzman. Her late husband Samuel F. Vawn preceded her in death in 1994. Surviving are: two sons, Charles J. Vawn and his wife, Alva,... Read more
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Yarger encourages JCSD consolidationA presentation designed by JCSD Superintendent Keith Yarger and Reynolds Constr
Yarger encourages JCSD consolidation
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
A presentation designed by JCSD Superintendent Keith Yarger and Reynolds Construction Management was given to inform new board members of all the consolidation details, from building design to financial breakdown. According to Rick Evans, president... Read more
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Winona T. SimmonsShe was the daughter of the late Elmer James and Nannie (Taylor) Gray. She is
Winona T. Simmons
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
She was the daughter of the late Elmer James and Nannie (Taylor) Gray. She is survived by: a daughter, Nancy Simmons, of Belleville; a brother, Elmer T. Gray, of Mifflintown; and a special friend and caregiver, Patricia A. Miller, of North... Read more
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SCHOLASTIC SPORTSCOCOLAMUS - Take Laurel Amey out of the picture, and it's not a very good night
SCHOLASTIC SPORTS
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
COCOLAMUS - Take Laurel Amey out of the picture, and it's not a very good night for the East Juniata girls basketball team. Against Bald Eagle Area Wednesday, Amey found the net for a single-game, school-record 40 points as the Tigers handed the... Read more
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Going from farm to tableAs Juniata County's largest employer, Empire employs 750 people, including 60 r
Going from farm to table
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
As Juniata County's largest employer, Empire employs 750 people, including 60 rabbis. "Everyone is familiar with Empire," Brown said. "A lot of you have worked there. Community is very important to us. It's been a difficult run over the past 25... Read more
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Deputy sheriff set to retireAcknowledged the resignation of Donald R. Lyter, deputy sheriff, effective at t
Deputy sheriff set to retire
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Acknowledged the resignation of Donald R. Lyter, deputy sheriff, effective at the end of business on Feb. 29. Commenting on the resignation, Commissioner Alice Gray noted, "He has been with the county for 20 years. He's been a very faithful employee... Read more
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Third quarter paces IndiansThe home team got a chance to challenge itself with the area's best team and Ju
Third quarter paces Indians
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
The home team got a chance to challenge itself with the area's best team and Juniata got a chance to prepare for a similar style and pace that it will see Saturday night when East Juniata comes to Mifflintown. Justin Mingle and Alex White each... Read more
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