May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Cromwell Township bridge reopened

Much to the delight of residents living along Wilson Road in Cromwell Township, as well as school bus operators, area farmers and emergency service personnel, a small bridge along that road near Pogue is once again open to traffic.   More...

Career-Tech ends energy contract

A service contract which would provide 15 years of heating cost savings for the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center officially ended during the center’s monthly meeting of its Joint Operating Committee Tuesday evening.  More...

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Local News

A State Police Fire Marshall Has Been Called To Determine The Cause Of A Barn Fire

A state police fire marshal has been called to determine the cause of a barn fire at 17623 Gilbo Road, Shirley Township, which occurred at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday night. More...

May hoedown to benefit 13-month-old from Tyrone

This month’s hoedown at the Tipton-Antis Fire Hall starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 12, with the Steinbeisers and Friends House Band, will benefit 13-month-old Erica Eckley of Tyrone.  After enduring several tests, Erica was diagnosed Dec More...

JV student visits Rotary Club

Cecilia Grugan, a student at Juniata Valley High School, recently updated the Huntingdon Rotary Club with the results of a service trip to Guatemala. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Kenneth Crotsley elected governor of District 14-L Lions

75 Years Ago  Judges of election throughout Huntingdon County have been asked to telephone returns of tomorrow’s special election to election returns headquarters in Huntingdon as soon as the tabulation of the vote in their district is com More...

Local Sports

The Bowser Bag

Smoke and Mirrors   Nick Imperioli has labored into his 39th year authoring a long and storied saga as head of Mount Union’s baseball program.  His numbers speak for themselves.  More...

Bearcats give Colts battle

High School Boys’ Volleyball:

Huntingdon had defending District Six Class AA champion Northern Cambria on the ropes in the first two sets of Tuesday evening’s Mid-State League match. More...

Games Postponed

Tuesday proved to be a total washout from the standpoint of outdoor scholastic sports. New dates were set for all nine of the affected events.  The list includes:  Varsity Baseball  Mount Union vs. More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs Seniors enjoy outing

A group of senior citizens from Three Springs enjoyed a trip to Mike’s Place in Clearville April 24. More...

Exhibit features work of artist with local ties

“Interpretations of Nature: Legends, Landscapes and Forms,” a collection of artwork by an artist with local ties, James B. More...

Juniata Valley Alumni Association plans annual banquet

Reservations will soon be due for the annual banquet of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association which will be held Saturday, May 26, in the Juniata Valley High School cafeteria. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Homemade Wrinkle Releaser  To make wrinkle releaser, use one part fabric softener to 15 parts water. Put this into a bottle with a spray nozzle for misting. Clothes smell great, and it works for pennies on the dollar!  Free Mulch  More...

Hints from Heloise

Getting the drop on tuna

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: Many years ago, when my children were young, your mother printed a recipe using TUNA. I remember dropping the tuna in oil. I can’t find the recipe, and I think my grandchildren would like it. Thank you. More...

Special Sections

Mount Union teens learn driver awareness

PennDOT, with the assistance of the Mount Union Fire Co., Mount Union Police Department and a variety of other local officials, presented a teen driving awareness activity day at the high school campus May 8.  More...

Mount Unity Day set for Saturday

Mount Union residents hope to beautify and unify their hometown this weekend by taking part in the first-ever Mount Unity Day.  Mount Unity Day, which will focus on beautification efforts at various locations, will start at 9 a.m. More...

Student-powered

Students from Juniata Valley High School participated in National Bike to School Day today, as part of a nationwide effort to highlight and celebrate the benefits of choosing student-powered transpor More...

State  Free Access 

Senate GOP’s budget bill advances to floor

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s statesupported universities, struggling public schools, equine industry, hospitals, nursing homes and people who depend on county-run social services all would benefit from a state Senate Republican budget More...

Gun-rights rally draws light turnout

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania House panel stamped its approval Tuesday on proposed mandatory prison terms for felons who possess firearms, while an annual gunrights rally at the Capitol drew a smaller-than-usual crowd.  More...

Key Penn State witness seeks whistle-blower suit

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Penn State football assistant whose report of Jerry Sandusky allegedly attacking a child in the showers led to Joe Paterno’s firing said in a court filing Tuesday that he is suing the school.  More...

World  Free Access 

Small biz optimism rose in April, but is still weak

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners recovered some of their optimism during April, but they’re still wary about the economy.  More...

Business News

Kish Bank receives recognition award

BELLEVILLE — Kish Bank was recognized for celebrating its 100-year charter anniversary at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s meeting held at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. More...

Chamber plans for progress

The theme of the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce was one of improvement and progress, with much of the discussion centering around plans for future economic development.  More...

Northwest Savings Bank ranked ‘highest in customer satisfaction’

For the third consecutive year, Northwest Savings Bank ranks highest in customer satisfaction in the Mid-Atlantic Region, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Retail Banking Customer Satisfaction Study.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pacers advance

Pacers 105, Magic 87  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Granger scored 25 points and Indiana beat Orlando 105- 87 on Tuesday night to clinch their first-round Eastern Conference series in five games.  More...

Olympic flame’s London journey about to begin

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — The final rehearsal for the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London Olympics went off without a hitch under bright sunny skies in the birthplace of the Ancient Games.  Standing in front of the 2,60 More...

Tour de fourth

Rangers’ Hamilton belts four homers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Josh Hamilton expects it will take some time before he realizes the significance of becoming the 16th player in baseball history to hit four home runs in a game.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is not healthy for any of you! ANNIE

Dear Annie: My 25-year marriage is falling apart. My husband’s 40-year-old daughter, “Sally,” has been living with us for eight months. She occasionally buys a few groceries, but otherwise pays nothing. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 10:03 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 10, 2012:  More...

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