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Student art decorates MACC

July 25, 2015 BEAVER SPRINGS —Glimmers and speckles of color brighten up the main lobby of the Middle Creek Area Community Center. more »»

Reindeer Gift

July 18, 2015 By tabitha goodling Sentinel correspondent MILROY — It all started with a gift. Elizabeth Passo, of Milroy, spent one June afternoon in 2012 writing a book for her daughter. more »»

Ride raises funds for pets

July 11, 2015 LEWISTOWN — Gary Gill, of Ferguson Valley, was able to successfully complete his 144 mile bike ride on June 30. more »»

Appraisal events reveal great finds: Part I

July 11, 2015 Annually, I present about 150 antique appraisal shows throughout the United States. more »»

The ‘little brown church in the vale’ welcomes visitors

July 4, 2015 “There’s a church in the valley by the wildwood, No lovelier spot in the dale; No place is so dear to my childhood As the little brown church in the vale. more »»

A church is built

July 4, 2015 NASHUA, Iowa — Iowa Territory in 1846 was indeed a wild place, and the frontier town of Bradford was seemingly at the edge of civilization. more »»

A song is born

July 4, 2015 NASHUA, Iowa — Although the Puritan-Congregational church was founded in 1855, no church building existed when William Pitts, a Wisconsin music teacher, came through Bradford, Iowa, by stagecoach, e... more »»

Wildest dream

June 27, 2015 PENNS CREEK — White-tailed deer and eastern cottontails aren’t the only animals that inhabit the forests of Snyder Count. more »»

Fishy business

June 11, 2015 Editor’s note: In early May, Sentinel correspondent J.M. Bickings set out to explore the mission of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Van Dyke Research Station in Juniata County. more »»

‘She just lights up the stage’

June 6, 2015 MILLERSTOWN — When reaching a goal is a struggle, sometimes another set of arms is needed to hold you up. more »»

Ellie Ritzman’s annual bake sale is today in Mifflintown

June 6, 2015 Ellie Ritzman and her family are hosting the eighth annual Ellie’s Bake Sale to raise funds for the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, through the Children’s Miracle Network. more »»

Summertime and the reading is easy…

June 6, 2015 Summertime and the reading ... er, living … is easy. See, now you are humming this Gershwin song, too. ... more »»

‘A Little Boy’

May 30, 2015 MIFFLINTOWN — A father’s story brings memories and laughter at bedtime in many homes. This was true of the Hart family many years ago. more »»

New book takes a ride on Route 22

May 30, 2015 Traveling on Route 22 is almost a daily routine for many. We know it goes across Mifflin and Juniata counties, mostly running concurrently with Route 522 or Route 322. more »»

Tales from the book drop

May 30, 2015 Most libraries have a book drop for folks to return materials when the library is closed. People can avoid overdue fines and drop off borrowed items when it’s convenient for them. more »»

Remember

May 23, 2015 Remember the Fallen Ones By Sandy Rudy Mifflin The blood of our fallen heroes Is crying out today, What is happening to our country You can almost hear them say. more »»

Donations are a good thing, but ...

May 23, 2015 My southern friends call it “fussin. ’” In politics it’s called a bully pulpit. In religion it’s a sermon (fire and brimstone usually). In academia it’s “standing on a soapbox. more »»

99-year-old recalls war years in Italy

May 23, 2015 LEWISTOWN — When the German armies blew up Helsinki, Finland, in 1939, the Olympic dreams of swimmer Esther Williams were shattered. The 1940 games were cancelled due to the onset of World War II. more »»

Family finds historical newspapers during home remodeling project

May 9, 2015 McVEYTOWN — A simple request for new carpet turned into an historical treasure trove for one area family. more »»

At the library

May 9, 2015 Read it again ... Read it again ... Read it again ... I have a brother who is 12 years younger than I am, with no other siblings in betwee. more »»

 
 
 

 

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