November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners talk transportation

Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy gave the county planning commission a rundown of how recent changes in transportation funding may affect the county during the board’s monthly meeting Thursday.  More...

State’s black bear season begins tomorrow

The crisp air and mostly fallen leaves signal the approach of one important season for area hunters.  “Bear rifle starts Saturday (Nov. More...

State  Free Access 

Lawmakers give final OK to $2.3B highways bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Billions in new taxes and spending for roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania comfortably cleared a final legislative hurdle Thursday with a bipartisan vote to send a long-stalled bill to the governor.  The stat More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HASB seeks superintendent

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

ECAC Southwest Bowl:

Juniata focused on big Albright team

Success in college football has a number of rewards, but one of the most coveted is the opportunity to play one more game.  More...

Juniata women’s soccer receives NSCAA award

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – For the 12th consecutive year, the Juniata College women’s soccer team has received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award, the organization announced this afternoon.  More...

Eagle’s land votes in Top 25 poll

The Juniata College women’s basketball team is getting noticed nationally after upsetting host Messiah College at their tipoff tournament. More...

People/Pastimes

JVHS Class of 1948

The Juniata Valley High School Class of 1948, the first class to graduate from the Juniata Valley School District, celebrated its 65th class reunion Sept. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Raelyn Brittley Covert who turns 2 years old today, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Her proud parents are Galen and Renee Covert of Blacklog Valley, Orbisonia. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S A TENAGER! Happy birthday wishes go out to Morgan Hannah Banks who turns 13 years old today, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Her proud parents are Beth Banks and Eric Banks, both of Huntingdon. More...

School News

PHEA recommends students search for scholarships

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is encouraging students to research and apply for any scholarships for which they may qualify. More...

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Juniata Valley High School Honor Rolls

Juniata Valley High School principal Michael Estep has announced the first marking period honor rolls for the 2013-14 school year as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  Devin Deihl, Garrett Funk, Tristan Henderson, Jay Hurley II, Michael Z More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Patient primer

Dear Readers: At some point in life, we will all have to visit someone in the HOSPITAL, whether it be for the birth of a new baby, a routine procedure, etc. More...

Special Sections

Armed robbery suspect arrested

State police at Huntingdon arrested a 35-year-old Mount Union man early this morning after he allegedly admitted to his involvement in the Tuesday morning armed robbery at the Rite-Aid Pharmacy in Mount Union.  More...

Authority’s budget opened

The Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority released its proposed 2014 budget during Thursday night’s monthly meeting, which was postponed from Nov. 7. More...

Assault trial continued due to lack of counsel

A defendant due to stand trial on charges of simple assault, making terroristic threats and harassment in front of a jury and Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz had his case continued until January Thursday morning.  More...

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Local News

Former commissioner wins Cromwell Twp. seat

Former Huntingdon County Commissioner Lee Wilson, who was recently appointed to fill a vacancy on the Cromwell Township Board of Supervisors, was elected to a six-year term on the board in the Nov. 5 General Election. More...

Huntingdon Council members discuss sewer and runoff

Huntingdon Borough Council discussed many storm water and sewer issues during its Nov. 19 monthly meeting.  The Miller Avenue stormwater runoff project came up multiple times during the public comments period.  More...

Death Notices

Dean Aubrey ‘Zip’ McGhee   Dean Aubrey “Zip” McGhee, 80, of Dudley, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his home.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 23   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College Football:

Central Florida routs Rutgers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No. More...

Roy’s shot in overtime gives St. Louis win

Blues 3, Bruins 2  BOSTON (AP) — Derek Roy scored once in regulation and again in the fourth round of the shootout as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night.  More...

Saints’ defense comes up big in 17-13 win

ATLANTA (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have won plenty of games with their dazzling offense.  The defense is doing its part, too.  Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure t More...

Press Club

Hornets play hard, raise money

The seniors vs. juniors powder puff game is a chance for the girls to show off their skills on the football field while the boys get to watch and coach. More...

Editorial

Fifty years later

On Nov. 22, 1963, the 35th president of the United States was fatally shot. It has now been 50 years, yet America cannot seem to move on from Kennedy’s presidency and assassination. Why is this? More...

Southern to host County Chorus

“Music spread thy voice around, sweetly flow the lulling sound...” This year, Southern Huntingdon County High School is assuredly spreading around its musical voice as it hosts the 2013 Huntingdon County Chorus.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Small plate diet  I found some inexpensive dinner plates at a thrift store that were smaller than our regular ones. My husband and I are eating smaller portions, which is good for the waistline and our budget.   Sweat stinky clothes  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is unfair to the animal

Dear Annie: I recently moved into an apartment with a longtime friend. We both have dogs, but I was misled about hers. He is 15 months old and not trained.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013:  More...

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