September 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Railroad trestle’s deck improved for residents

Carbon Township Supervisors recently completed the construction of a wooden deck on a former Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad trestle at Middletown. More...

Local News

First time event

Roger Ramsey, right, of Orbisonia talks trucks with Brian and Kelly Miller of Shade Gap at the first Steel Wheels Meet Rubber Tires event at the Rockhill Trolley Museum. More...

Three Springs woman charged in series of bad checks, forgeries

A young Three Springs area woman owes just over $2,500 for a series of bad checks and forgeries, and is facing sentencing in the near future on separate charges.  More...

Juniata College rated 100th in nation by U.S. News

Juniata College returned to the Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report Rankings released recently.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County commissioners to establish state insurance authority

75 Years Ago  More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of Sept. 17

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Sept. 17-21.   More...

Area brief

Juniata Clean Water Partnership presents third annual Glow Float   More...

Senior Spotlight

How to stay safe on winter roads

Snowy weather can be a time for fun, especially for avid skiers or children who relish spending days off from school tossing snowballs and building snow forts. Many adults, however, do not look forward to the snow as much as youngsters do. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cutting down the sizing

Dear Heloise: Is there a solution that a person can soak new dishcloths and dish towels in to REMOVE THE SIZING used to make them look pretty when they are hanging on display in stores? More...

Substantial rain forecast Tuesday

The heaviest rainfall of the month is expected to hit the county Tuesday, with one to two inches of rain and heavy wind expected in the area.  More...

Mapleton, MU receive grant to improve river access

The communities of Mapleton and Mount Union are one step closer to having improved river access for residents and visitors.  The National Park Service (NPS) Chesapeake Bay office announced Friday the award of $17,000 to the Allegheny Ridge Corp. More...

Steel Wheels Meet Rubber Tires

Duane Dubbs, back, of Swigart’s Antique Auto Museum, shows Alex Ashman of Newton Hami l ton one of the museum’s cars at the first Steel Wheels Meet Rubber Tires antique and classic car, t More...

State  Free Access 

AG could take over case of suspended priest

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — The state attorney general may take over the investigation of a central Pennsylvania priest who was suspended last month amid allegations of sexual abuse involving children several decades ago.  More...

Pa. recalls overshadowed Civil War arsenal blast

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s not much left of the Allegheny Arsenal, which was the site of the worst loss of civilian life in the Civil War.  But local historians are determined to shine a light on the gunpowder-fueled explosions that k More...

Car plunges into lake after chase; driver dead

YORK (AP) — State police in central Pennsylvania say a car being pursued by troopers after traffic violations struck a tree and plunged into a lake, killing the driver.  Police in York County say troopers on routine patrol saw a vehicle dr More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 17   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Eagle defense plays tough

The Juniata football team managed to keep the high-scoring Gettysburg College to the least amount of points and offensive yards the Bullets have accumulated in a game so far this season in a 28-7 Centennial Conference loss in Gettysburg Saturday afte More...

’Cats second, Rockets third at Muncy

H.S. Field Hockey:

Huntingdon and Southern Huntingdon made the trip to Muncy to compete in the Muncy Field Hockey Tournament Saturday and Huntingdon came home with a second place finish, while the Rockets did not fare as well, suffering two defeats to finish in fourth More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata College Freshman receives scholarship

Mifflin County High School graduate and Juniata College freshman football player Benjamin Fowler, second from left, received a $1,000 scholarship from the central Pennsylvania chapter of the National More...

Lincoln Grange No. 914 meets outdoors for annual vesper service

Lincoln Grange No. 914 met outdoors at the Grange Hall Aug. 23 for its annual vesper service. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Hang your paper towels inside the cabinet that is under your sink. By doing this, you will use fewer paper towels and your kitchen will look tidier.  Cheaper meats  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You can change if you are motivated

Dear Annie: Am I strange? I like to keep my house clean and neat. In addition, I check for items that may need fixing so the house is not in disrepair. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra if born before 7:48 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012:  More...

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