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PennDOT authorizes two Pogue Road signs

The Cromwell Township Supervisors announced Tuesday evening authorization has been received from PennDOT officials in Hollidaysburg to install two “No Left Turn” signs within its right of way along Pogue Road (Route 994) to prohibit left More...

Broad Top supervisors discuss AMD projects

The Broad Top Township Supervisors will meet in the near future with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss planning for proposed acid mine drainage (AMD) abatement projects in the Sandy Run/Six Mile Run watershed. More...

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Local News

Wayne Twp. Supervisors see light agenda Tuesday

It was a light agenda for the Wayne Township board of supervisors during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  The board approved the minimum municipal obligation, which is required for all municipalities in the state to ensure all munic More...

Police Log

Theft   HUNTINGDON BORO. — State police at Huntingdon investigated an incident at Crawford Apartments in which someone is believed to have taken $50 from a resident by whom they were employed between the dates of July 1 and Aug. 22. More...

Area brief

Juniata College Choral Union to begin season   More...

World  Free Access 

Dawn craft to depart asteroid for dwarf planet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One asteroid down, one to go.  After spending a year gazing at Vesta, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft was set to cruise toward the most massive space rock in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter — a voyage that More...

America’s oldest seed house turns a new local page

NEW FREEDOM (AP) — Barbara Melera pulls out a seed catalog from her trusty tote bag. On the cover is the colorful drawing of a woman in a red, Victorian-era dress, seated at a desk with an open box of seed packs. More...

US construction spending fell in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 5   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, five miles south of Mount Union on Route 747 south. For information, call 386-5813.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bucs end slide, win 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Turns out all Andrew McCutchen needed to get going was a few at-bats against the Houston Astros.  Just like everybody else.  The All-Star center fielder put together his major leagueleading sixth four-hit game of the More...

Rays beat slumping Yanks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria hit a goahead homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat New York 5-2 on Tuesday night to drop the struggling Yankees into a tie for first place in the AL East.  More...

Nats bomb Cubs 11-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit two of Washington’s six homers, Ian Desmond had four RBIs and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Tuesday night.  LaRoche and Jayson Werth had four hits apiece for the NL East-leading Nation More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The measure of a cup of coffee

Dear Readers: A tasty CUP OF COFFEE is a nice way to start a day. I usually fix a large mug of “real” coffee, but when in a hurry, I grab instant.  How many ounces of water are there in a “cup” of coffee? More...

Special Sections

District judge office moved

The Huntingdon County Commissioners reported an office frequently utilized by the public has moved from the Huntingdon County Courthouse. More...

Charges stand in infant death

Nearly nine months after her arrest, Maria Boyd, 23, formerly of Smithfield Township, finally had her prelimin a r y hearing Tuesday in Hunti ngdon County Central Court. More...

Porter Twp. board agrees to sell land

The Porter Township Board of Supervisors announced during Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting they will show a piece of property Saturday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 22, which they are hoping to sell. More...

State  Free Access 

Police: Toddler found six hours after abduction

UPPER DUBLIN (AP) — Authorities are trying to find three armed men who abducted a 2-year-old child who was found wandering a Philadelphia street a few hours after he was taken.  More...

Leon Panetta to visit Flight 93 memorial

HARRISBURG (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta plans to visit the Flight 93 memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania next week as the nation prepares to remember the victims of 9/11 on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, the National More...

Dad charged in drug-laced baby bottle death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors believe a Philadelphia man put heroin and methadone in his infant son’s bottle to quiet him but instead killed him, two days before his first birthday.  Orlando Rosado will face a third-degree murder More...

General News

Judge hears assault cases in county court

A former Juniata College student is facing a $28,000 restitution payment for injuries he inflicted during a fight on campus this past winter.  More...

J.C. Blair welcomes new registered dietitian

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Jessica Sweeney, RD, as the hospital’s new registered dietitian.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley, Tussey Mountain schools see increased attendance

75 Years Ago  A mysterious submarine with only the conning tower visible was sighted one mile off the Turkish Black Sea port of Istanbul, Turkey, today. It submerged when sighted by the Turkish freighter Vatan.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 20, 2012  Collette Ross, grantor, to John E. Rowe and Tamela G. Rowe, property in Union Township, $53,000.  Pennsylvania Electric Co., grantor, to UGI Central Penn Gas, Inc., property in Huntingdon Borough, $15,000.  More...

Local Sports

Trojan girls will be strong; boys will be rebuilding

High School Cross Country Preview:

The Mount Union cross country team is about to embark on the 2012 season with some mixed feelings. More...

Junior High Results

Girls’ Basketball

Mount Union 26 Belleville Mennonite 12   Mount Union shut out host Belleville Mennonite in the first half of Tuesday afternoon’s season opener and began the 2012 campaign with a 26-12 victory.  Mount Union (1-0) built a seven-point le More...

Spikes rally to down Mahoning 5-4 in 11

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte made a rehab appearance for the State College Spikes Tuesday, but it was Samuel Gonzalez who stole the show by scoring Derek Trent with a single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Spikes a 5-4 vi More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs couple celebrates silver anniversary

Leonard Ray and Rosalie Marie (Cornell) Slates of Three Springs celebrate 25 years of marriage Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. The couple was united in marriage in 1987 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Dudley, by the Rev. Father Joseph J. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 16! Happy birthday to Austin Tyler Yakymac who turned 16 years old Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. His proud parents are Jonathan and Danette Yakymac of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Caleb Ryan Lee Sheeler who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Caleb is the son of Tonya Sheeler of Newton Hamilton and the baby brother of Blayne Sheeler.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus if born before 9:10 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012:  More...

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