May 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewage plant at JV to be decommissioned

In giving his monthly report during Wednesday’s meeting of the Juniata Valley School Board, maintenance supervisor Rod LeCrone announced the district’s sewage plant will soon be decommissioned and the district is waiting for the contracto More...

Salvation Army volunteers stand for service

Civic Dinner closes annual Red Kettle Campaign

The emphasis was on volunteers at the annual Salvation Army Civic Dinner Thursday evening at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

Local News

Arts Council presents awards

The Huntingdon County Arts Council presented the annual Spring Thaw awards at the Art Space in Huntingdon recently. More...

HAMS sixth graders participate in field study

During late April, sixthgrade students from the Huntingdon Area Middle School acquired hands-on experience in using biological and chemical surveys to determine stream health. More...

Mount Union summer reading program encourages kids to ‘Dream Big — Read!’

The Dream Big — READ summer reading program at the Mount Union Community Library encourages children and families to keep reading during the summer months. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, May 12   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sixers eliminate top-seeded Bulls in six games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andre Iguodala made the goahead free throws with 2.2 seconds left and Philadelphia rallied for a 79-78 victory over topseeded Chicago in Game 6 on Thursday night, advancing to the second round of the Eastern Conference playo More...

Strasburg fans Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe Davey Johnson should hold all his team meetings on days Stephen Strasburg is pitching.  The Washington Nationals’ manager called a brief meeting to give his mildly slumping club a confidence boost and Strasbu More...

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HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 12, 2012:  More...

Local residents to be featured on StoryCorps

Starting Monday, May 14, listeners of WPSU will be able to hear unique and interesting stories from residents in Huntingdon County via a local spin-off of Story- Corps, which is a “national oral history project that records extraordinary storie More...

APM celebrates grand re-opening

When Karl Westover founded the Allensville Planing Mill (APM) in 1959, he never imagined his business would expand as much as it has.   More...

Juniata must provide Sandusky investigation

A judge in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case ruled Thursday that Juniata College must turn over a background investigation conducted when Sandusky applied for an assistant football coaching position that he didn’t get.  While the app More...

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Conn. teen’s body spray sets off school fire alarm

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a fire alarm that went off at a Connecticut high school was activated by a student’s “overabundance” of body spray in a locker room.   More...

Students charged with taping under teacher’s dress

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Prosecutor: Police, firefighter abused teen

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Authorities wasted no time when a 23-year-old woman walked into the district attorney’s office last week to report that she’d endured years of sexual abuse inside the police and fire departments of a northeastern Pe More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Borough Police confiscate pot plants

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Trojans hold off Rockets to clinch title; Hornets knock off Bellwood-Antis 5-4

ICC North Baseball:

Mount Union wins 5-4, runs streak to 10   Mount Union withstood Southern Huntingdon’s lastinning comeback to wrap up the Inter-County Conference North Division championship with a 5-4 win Thursday at Orbisonia.  More...

Huntingdon drops close finale at CM

High School Tennis:

Huntingdon’s young tennis team concluded a solid rebuilding season by dropping a 4-3 rematch to Mountain League champion Central Mountain Thursday at Mill Hall. More...

Titans get swept by So. Fulton

ICC South/SHL Baseball:

Tussey Mountain hosted Southern Fulton for a doubleheader Thursday and just couldn’t find enough offense. More...

People/Pastimes

Creativity among kindred spirits

An artist colony of sorts has developed over the past few years at the Standing Stone Senior Center, 915 Washington St., Huntingdon. A group of talented kindred spirits meet Wednesdays from 10 a.m. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S A TE NAGER! Happy birthday to Kaile Nekole Wilson, who turns 13 years old today, Friday, May 11, 2012. Kaile is the daughter of Crystal Wilson of Newton Hamilton. Her proud grandparents are Cathy Cirko of Mapleton and John R. Cirko Jr. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Ava Marie Detwiler who turns 5 years old today, Friday, May 11, 2012. Her proud parents are Heather Snair and Jason Detwiler of Mount Union. Ava is the big sister of Eden Grace Detwiler. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Children are amazingly adaptable!

Dear Annie: We have two children and a 13-year-old grandson. Two years ago, our 48-year-old unmarried son very reluctantly told us that he has been diagnosed with gender identity disorder and considers himself to be female. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The cold truth about butter

Dear Heloise: I would like to know if BUTTER has to be kept in the refrigerator. I buy a pound of butter, and I put a stick on a glass dish and keep covered on the counter. I put the rest in the refrigerator until needed. Is this correct? More...

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