June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Payment cards don’t add to JC student debt

While students at some colleges and universities are having issues with payment cards, Juniata College students won’t have to worry.  More...

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Saxton resident honored

Jack Weaver, a veteran of World War II and a lifelong resident of Saxton, was given an American flag from Congressman Bill Shuster’s office in recognition of his service to his country. More...

‘Odd Couple’ opens June 8 at Playhouse

The Playhouse at McConnellstown continues its 30th season celebration with Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple,” opening Friday, June 8, and running through Sunday, June 17. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. More...

Received awards

The Juniata Valley Tri-County Mental Health/Mental Retardation/Early Intervention Program held its 17th annual dinner at the Belleville Mennonite School May 18. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 6   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

A family man with a love of Broad Top

Conclusion  You’re never too old to contribute to society. The aging process, along with health limitations, may slow a person down, but for many the need to stay active helps perpetuate life. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Feeling the Heat

Celtics push Miami to brink after 94-90 win

MIAMI (AP) — When the Boston Celtics last left Miami, they were on the ropes. Down 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals. Unable to solve LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. More...

Kings try to finish Stanley Cup sweep tonight

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan Quick remembers eating ice pops with his friends and watching their beloved New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup on television in 1994. More...

Lasorda hospitalized

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday, a day after having a “mild” heart attack while representing the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Major League Baseball draft.  The Dodgers More...

School News

Huntingdon Area High School has 171 graduates

One hundred and seventyone seniors from the Class of 2012 reached a milestone June 5 as they walked with pomp and circumstance into the high school gymnasium for the last time as students of Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS).  More...

HAHS Class of 2012

Scott W. Alleman Roberto Alongi Michael D. Atherton Emily G. Aurandt Brandt C. Baer Joshua F. Bafia Shanelle L. Bailey Casey M. Baird Tianne S. Banks Kimbre M. Barnish Levi M. Barnish Bethany J. Beam Kym L. Beaver Lyndsay A. Benson Michael E. More...

Seniors honored during awards ceremony

A large number of seniors of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 2012 were honored at an assembly June 4 in the high school auditorium.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Do what you must!

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law and his wife are strange people. “Tom and Alice” live beyond their means and are constantly asking for help. We’ve given them more than $10,000, and they’ve never paid back a dime. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 7:17 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 7, 2012: More...

Fleck urges charter school liability

Increased taxpayer protection and improved accountability for the state’s publicly funded charter and cyber charter schools had local educators making the trek to Harrisburg this week to support state Rep. More...

JV budget on hold

In hopes there are additional monies coming from the state once Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget is passed, members of the Juniata Valley School Board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to push back their regular monthly meeting. More...

Commissioners sign EMT proclamation

At the request of Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director Adam Miller, the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a proclamation honoring Ethan Lynn Amsbaugh Tuesday at their weekly meeting.  More...

World  Free Access 

Guard rescued at S.C. prison; officers control unit

Associated Press  COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County treasurer asks commissioners to modify ‘hotel tax’ regulations

75 Years Ago  Saturday was alumni day at Juniata College. The day being given to alumni meetings and concluding in the evening with the class exercises for which many of them remained.  More...

Business News

Open for business

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce recently coordinated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Perry Wellington Realty in Suite 209 at the Sill Business Incubator. More...

Chamber approves collaborative strategic plan

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) approved its strategic planning process at the organization’s monthly meeting Monday. More...

Add new products to business tool box

Is your business considering entering the export market? Is your product or service a good fit for procuring government contracts? Considering a new product and need assistance determining its chance for success? More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Juniata Valley

Stewart Borst   Parents: Steven and Gina Borst.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned nine letters in three sports — football (2), basketball (4) and track and field (3).  More...

Juniata’s Bowman gets academic honor

Juniata College senior Caitlyn Bowman (Dallastown) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America women’s at-large field hockey team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) that was released Tuesday. More...

Lifters compete

On May 26, Nick Smith, right, age 18, and Dan Beatty, age 46, participated in the first annual Beast of the Bench & Dead Lift competition in Allenwood. More...

People/Pastimes

Robertsdale Troop 494

Scouts from pack and troop 494 of Robertsdale and their families enjoyed a relaxing evening of fishing at the James Creek Boat Launch May 20. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Andrew Nicholas Scott, who celebrates his 1st birthday today, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. His proud parents are Jacob and Jessica Scott of Calvin. More...

75th Birthday

SHE’S 75! Happy birthday to Geraldine Stallman of 22031 Grissinger Road, Three Springs, who celebrated her 75th birthday May 26, 2012.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sprouts to the core

Dear Heloise: To lessen the cooking time for BRUSSELS SPROUTS, I slice an “X” into the root end of each sprout. As I do this, I give the knife a little twist. You can hear the leaves in the core tear apart just a bit. More...

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