November 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Shirley Twp. barn declared total loss

A barn which housed animals and equipment is being called a “total” loss by Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. Chief Matt Gilliland after fire swept through it at 12:23 p.m. Saturday. More...

Hospital implements new recycling project

Recycling is common practice in many homes nowadays, and many people take that mentality with them wherever they go. Even in public spaces they will search for a recycling container to dispose of a can or a bottle, rather than throw it in the trash. More...

Local News

Mount Union-Kistler students pay tribute to veterans

Mount Union-Kistler Elementary School students took time out of their regular morning schedule Nov. 9 to honor veterans in recognition of Veterans Day.  More...

Police Log

Thefts   BROAD TOP CITY BORO. — A resident of Broad Top Mountain Road reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone entered a shed on his property sometime Oct. 10-12 and removed a chain saw.  More...

Area briefs

Baha’i presentation planned on Juniata campus   More...

World  Free Access 

Recovered Titanic jewels to go on display

DORAVILLE, Ga. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Electrical fire closes Ames Store

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Marauders end Hornets’ playoff bid early

With Juniata Valley’s rushing game this past season being so effective, the Green Hornets really didn’t need to call on the arm of junior quarterback Caleb Taylor a lot through the 10-week schedule. More...

Eagles lose season finale

The Juniata College football team went to Selinsgrove Saturday with a number of simple goals.  More...

J.C. splits Landmark decisions

Women’s Swimming:

Juniata women’s swimming won four events at its meet against both Goucher College and the University of Scranton Saturday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Valor has no boundaries

Three Marines help save wounded police officer, apprehend suspect

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — While sitting on the porch waiting for a home cooked meal in Long Beach, Calif., Oct. 6, 2010, Pfc. Anthony Rolden and his two friends and brothers in arms, Pfcs. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please know that your sisters are at peace

Dear Annie: When my older sister was dying a year ago, our entire family supported her with calls and visits with the exception of our father and half-brother (my mother’s son from a previous marriage). More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Bra-strap blues

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF about brastrap adjusters: “My Sound Off is bra-strap adjusters that are in the back. More...

Special Sections

Mu vet recalls service

World War II hero earned multiple honors

If searching the dictionary for the word hero, the definitions may appear in different wording, but they all mean the same thing. More...

Honoring local veterans

The 28th Infantry Division Band of Hollidaysburg served as the lead band in the Huntingdon County Veterans Day Parade Saturday. More...

Mild temps expected to last through today

The county got a bit of a reprieve this weekend with temperatures soaring to the mid- to upper 60s, but after today, the warm weather will be coming to an end and seasonably cool temperatures will once again settle in the area. More...

State  Free Access 

Hatchet, speakeasy help tell tale of Prohibition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in U.S More...

Occupy Harrisburg leaves after one year of protests

HARRISBURG (AP) — The protesters of Occupy Harrisburg, the second longest-running Occupy gathering in the nation, have quietly left the central Pennsylvania state Capitol building after more than a year of protesting economic equality and what More...

Faculty prep for strike votes at 14 PSSHE schools

HARRISBURG (AP) — Faculty at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities are set to begin strike authorization votes amid discussions for a new contract deal.  Voting is scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for faculty and coac More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 12   Legion Auxiliary p Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Carolina boy sets national high school record

DAVIDSON, N.C. More...

Saints knock off Falcons

There are no more unbeaten teams in the NFL. More...

Huskers rally for win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska did it again.  For the second straight week and fourth time this season, the 18th-ranked Cornhuskers overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit to win a football game.  More...

Horoscope

HOROCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012:  More...

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