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Religious groups unite to remember Holocaust

Jewish and non-Jewish people from around the world will honor the memory of the nearly 6 million people who were persecuted and lost their lives as a result of the Holocaust as they gather for Holocaust Remembrance Day Sunday.  Two houses of wor More...

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MU Council to create plan for future

Mount Union Borough Council has agreed to an initial meeting with a community planner to discuss the possibility of creating a blue print for the borough’s future.  Judy Chambers, an educator with the Penn State Cooperative Extension out o More...

More cases heard in Huntingdon County Court

Four theft cases were heard in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas before Judge Stewart Kurtz March 28.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Centre County soldier killed

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Death of film critic Ebert elicits wide reaction

The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, actors, fellow critics and others:  More...

Transportation needs create odd fellow-travelers

You must have noticed them at one time or another on trips outside Pennsylvania: Well-marked bicycle lanes and pedestrian paths along urban streets, rural roadways and even across bridges. More...

Creature Feature

Service animal etiquette 101

When you see a service animal in public, what do you do? Businesses may wonder if a service animal is allowed in their establishment or other public places. You may wonder can I pet the service dog? Can I talk to the person and ask them questions? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Turner’s 24 leads Sixers past Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — Evan Turner had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers opened with their highestscoring quarter of the season and beat the Atlanta Hawks 101- 90 on Friday night.  Spencer Hawes added 19 points and 12 rebounds More...

Ware makes Louisville people’s choice

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville already had the bigger names, the better team and some unfinished business after coming up short in last year’s Final Four.  All Wichita State had was the cute-and-cuddly underdog angle. More...

Johnson sets track record, earns Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. More...

Religion News

Gender segregation now mandatory in Gaza schools

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Starting with the new school year in September, Gaza boys and girls in middle and high school will be breaking the law if they study side by side.  More...

Good Friday procession

Maci Nilson of Alexandria carries a cross at the front of the Juniata Valley Cross Walk held Good Friday in Alexandria by churches from around the area. More...

Special events, services

Food and clothing distribution  p The Way Bible Church located at 2777 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown, will be having a free food and clothing distribution at the church beginning at 11:30 a.m. today, Saturday, April 6. More...

Special Sections

Resident seeks support for bill

During a recent town hall meeting in Huntingdon County, state Senator John Eichelberger Jr. More...

Downtown business plans relocation, metamorphosis

After nearly 20 years as a part of the downtown Huntingdon culture, Vintage Art Glass and the Foxy Grape owner Leah Davis Dell believes it’s time for her business to undergo a “metamorphosis” as she will relocate inventory to her ho More...

HPD officer attends missing child seminar

Huntingdon Borough Police Detective Charles Streightiff recently joined 31 other law enforcement officers from across the country to attend the Chief Executive Officer Training Seminar at the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children in Alexa More...

State  Free Access 

Judge rules no primary to pick jury commissioners

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state judge has ruled that county jury commissioner races will not appear on next month’s spring primary ballot and the candidates instead will be chosen by the political parties.  More...

University cancels lacrosse season after fatal crash

GREENSBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania university has canceled the rest of the women’s lacrosse season in the wake of last month’s bus crash that killed the team’s pregnant coach.  More...

Corrections secretary knew slain Colorado counterpart

NEW WILMINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel says he was personal friends with slain Colorado Corrections Director Tom Clements who, Wetzel says, “was a champion of doing the right thing.”  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 6   AA MEETING p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, April 7   More...

Local Sports

Bearcats fall 6-0 at Penns Valley

All the question marks Huntingdon baseball fans hoped Thursday’s win over Tyrone might have cleared up were disappointed Friday as the Bearcats dropped a 6-0 Mountain League decision to Penns Valley in Spring Mills.  The defense tallied th More...

Titans still winless after 6-2 setback

Tussey Mountain played its third straight game on the road to start the season Friday and is still trying to find some offense. The hitting wasn’t there again and Northern Bedford took a 6-2 decision.  More...

Mount Union pounds Altoona 13-2

All around solid play has been the formula that has been working for the Mount Union girl’s softball team going on the road Friday afternoon and dealing Altoona a 13-2 non-conference defeat to Altoona.  The Trojans delivered 14 hits up and More...

People/Pastimes

Area women share antique baskets at Hartslog Museum

Those who enjoy antiques and learning about heritage will want to join the board members of the Hartslog Heritage Museum from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, for a special program.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Waylon James Welch who turns 4 years old tomorrow Sunday, April 7, 2013. His proud parents are Brandi Hess and Kenny Welch Jr. More...

Birth

Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ethan James Jefferis, March 28, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring. At birth, Ethan weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t focus on your sister’s grief

Dear Annie: I’ve always had a problem with my mother and sister. When I was a child, I often stayed with my grandfather. I loved this man fiercely. He died recently, and the last 10 years of his life were terrible. More...

Doctor K

Strategies may ease belching

DEAR DOCTOR K: I belch a lot more than I used to, and I feel an uncomfortable fullness in my upper abdomen after eating. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces if born before 12:02 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 8, 2013:  More...

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