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Noteworthy: Monday, May 20, 2013
Gamut Theatre Group will wrap up its first residency at Line Mountain Junior-Senior High School with a final performance for students, faculty and parents at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Board holds CDBG hearing
A final public hearing was held Tuesday in Mifflintown to finalize the plan for disbursal of 2013 Community Development Block Grant funds.
Harold R. Kauffman
Harold R. Kauffman, 59, of Mifflintown, died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Altoona Regional Trauma Center, due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident on May 9, 2013.
Group to dedicate veteran's memorial
MIFFLINTOWN An American flag waved gently in the background as Donald E. Husler Jr., chairman of the Juniata County Re-enactors Association, described the site that would soon hold a memorial wall in honor of local veterans.
Board approves amended settlement
The Juniata County School District continued Tuesday the process of trying to finalize a settlement between it and the Mifflin County School District regarding the Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center.
Pauline Ida Mengel
Pauline Ida Mengel, 92, of Millerstown, formerly of Richfield and Mifflintown, entered into rest on Monday, May 6, 2013, at SUN Home Hospice Care Center, Sunbury.
May 8, 2013
A Milton man is dead following a crash yesterday afternoon in Montour County. The crash happened just after four p.m. on Strawberry Ridge Road in Derry Township.
Police: Man tries to swim across river after crash
A Mifflintown man was arrested April 26 after Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown said they found him swimming across the Juniata River after leaving the scene of a drunk driving crash.
Courthouse lawn to turn over new leaf
During a public board meeting held Tuesday in Mifflintown, the Juniata County Commissioners approved a tentative plan submitted by the Tree Committee, organized in an effort to plant new trees on the courthouse lawn.
Public, commissioners reminded of prescription discount cards
Human Services Director Allison Fisher reported the county's monthly savings during a regular board meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners held Tuesday in Mifflintown.
Board cedes CTC ownership
The Juniata County School District Board of Directors relinquished their partial ownership of the Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center during a special board meeting held Tuesday in Mifflintown.
Ryan J. Keresey
Ryan J. Keresey, 28, Bellefonte, died Wednesday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, after a long courageous journey with cancer.
Leader of the pack
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Madison Dressler, left, of Port Royal and her dog, Willy, lead the pack at the start of the 14th annual Juniata County Walkin' the Dog for Charity fundraising event Saturday morning at the Mifflintown Playground.