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Graduation events begin locally

By Duane Good EDITOR MILLERSBURG It’s now been three months since the COVID-19 pandemic began looming over every facet of American life like an uninvited, unwelcome guest. In the Sentinel area and beyond, all the signature events of high school senior year haven’t gone unaffected – commencement among them. School...

Police: Lykens woman ‘missing and endangered’

BREAKING NEWS Police: Lykens woman ‘missing and endangered’ A Lykens Borough resident is considered ‘‘missing and endangered,’’ state police reported May 26. Christine Lynn O’Neill, 51, was last seen/heard from at 5:50 a.m. May 26 in the Lykens/Wiconisco area and was entered into the National Crime Information Center database as...

Nursing home data disclosed

NEWS UPDATE Nursing home data disclosed Premier at Susquehanna Village, located outside Millersburg, was the only Sentinel-area facility to appear on the state Department of Health’s initial listing of nursing homes and long-term care facilities with confirmed COVID-19 cases. The list was issued this afternoon (May 19). As of the state’s...


In response to a Sentinel inquiry May 14, the state Department of Health confirmed that it intends to begin identifying infections/deaths attributable to COVID-19 at nursing and long-term care facilities. ‘‘The department has required all nursing homes to provide this information ... starting May 17, and we will be working...