May 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SA recognizes ’13 outstanding citizen

Individuals who are “Doing the Most Good” in their community were honored Thursday evening during the Salvation Army’s annual civic dinner at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  Among them, longtime Mount Union resident and community ch More...

Local News

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — May 1: Mount Union Police investigated a report of harassment on West Water Street at 5 p.m. At 9:46 p.m., police investigated a report of a loud noise on South Greene Street.   More...

Disorderly conduct

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Juniata honors two with John C. Baker Award

James Lakso, provost for Juniata College since 1998 and a member of Juniata’s faculty for more than four decades, and John Hille, executive vice president for enrollment and retention, received the John C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 10   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Castro has early lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods made birdie on every par 5 for the first time since 2006 and broke 70 in the opening round for the first time ever in The Players Championship. More...

Crosby leads Pens to crucial 4-0 win in Game Five

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby picked up the touch pass from Jarome Iginla near center ice and sprinted toward the New York Islanders’ net.  More...

Mets edge Pirates 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter’s single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 More...

School News

Student News

Local student named to Central Penn dean’s list

Kristen Jenkins of Huntingdon has been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list for the winter 2013 term.  To qualify for the designation, a student must carry six or more credits and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better for th More...

Lycoming College announces spring 2013 dean’s list

Hannah Halter of Warriors Mark, a junior majoring in English, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Lycoming College.  More...

Special Sections

County agencies line

Huntingdon County 911 director and Huntingdon Borough Police chief Rufus Brenneman informed the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board the direct fiber optic line connecting the 911 center and the county’s mapping department in the Bailey Building More...

Authority supports GIS mapping grant

A letter proposing the Alexandria Porter Township Sewer Authority take part in a partnership to secure a Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant from the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission (SAP&DC) was the main topic o More...

Two incumbents, two newcomers campaign for JV School Board

Two Juniata Valley School Board members have decided not to run for another term, thus leaving two open seats up for grabs in the Tuesday, May 21, primary election.  Board president Dennis Allison and member Steve Taylor will serve another term More...

State  Free Access 

Turnpike to be ‘free’ during detour

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike is waiving tolls for motorists who drive between the Carlisle and Harrisburg East exits as an alternative to Interstate 81, which remains closed near the state capital because of damage from a tanker More...

Turnpike looks to foreign investors for $200 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Foreign investors could provide $200 million to help connect the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Interstate 95 in southeastern Pennsylvania in a deal that would provide commissions and fees for the officers of a Philadelphia invest More...

Diesel truck explosion closes busy interstate

HARRISBURG (AP) — A section of Interstate 81 near Harrisburg was expected to remain closed in both directions for the next several days after a tanker truck fully loaded with diesel fuel overturned Thursday morning and exploded into flames, sen More...

Local Sports

’Cat girls sweep, boys split

In their only home meet of the season, Huntingdon’s track teams enjoyed good success against visiting Southern Huntingdon and Mount Union Thursday at Juniata College.  More...

Tussey ousted by Windber in semifinal

Tussey Mountain’s tennis team lost a 4-1 decision to Windber Wednesday afternoon in the District Five Team Tournament semifinal round. More...

Games postponed

Storms passing through the region during the afternoon hours Thursday washed out all the scholastic diamond activity in the area.  Huntingdon’s baseball game at Bald Eagle never got started when the rain hit Wingate. More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata College senior honored by AAUW

Juniata College graduate Susan Dimoff is the recipient of the annual Huntingdon Branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) award for a Juniata College senior woman from the Huntingdon area.  More...

Special Occasions

May 10, 2013  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard Eugene and Phyllis Kaye Norris of Alexandria, who celebrate 10 years of marriage today, Friday, May 10, 2013. Happy anniversary, Richard and Phyllis!   More...

Births

Chad and Brett Miller of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Seneca Lotus Nobalay Miller, April 30, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Shiny stainless Pour lemon juice into a spray bottle. Use it with a sprinkling of baking soda to shine stainless steel sinks.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be a safe haven for the kids

Dear Annie: I’m concerned about my sister’s parenting style. “Sara” just went through a nasty divorce, so we let her move into a house we own next door, thinking it would help to have family close by.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Traveling plants need special care

Dear Heloise: I’ll be moving in the next few months. My concern is how can I MOVE MY PLANTS safely? — Louise in New York  Moving can be hard on both people and plants! Plants can be delicate, and they need a little care. More...

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 11, 2013:  More...

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