January 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon budget unsettled

While the budget was projected to be a formal topic of Huntingdon Borough Council’s administrative committee meeting Thursday, an extended executive session cut the public meeting short.  Council had an appointment with a special lawyer to More...

County promotion continues in off-season

Despite the perception that winter is the slow time of year for the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) executive director Matt Price said just the opposite is the case.  “People always ask what do we do in the off-season,” Pric More...

Local News

Getting to Know You

Name: A. Keith BlackAge: 62 From: HuntingdonFrom where originally: HuntingdonEducated at: Huntingdon Area School District and JuniataCollege More...

Smithfield supervisors reorganize at regular meeting

The Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors held its reorganization meeting, followed by a regular business meeting, Jan. More...

Porter Twp. supervisors re-elect chairman

For the second straight term, Richard Brown will be the chairman of the Porter Township Board of Supervisors after the board’s reorganizational meeting earlier this week. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire levels Saxton building

75 Years Ago  David Stern, publisher of the Philadelphia Record, assumed “sole responsibility” for a Record editorial that prompted the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to order contempt and libel proceedings against the newspaper.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 10   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Jan. 11   More...

Local Sports

H.S. Wrestling:

’Cats dominate Tigers

The Huntingdon wrestling team got off to a bit of a slow start against visiting Hollidaysburg last evening, but came on strong at the end to record a 64-15 victory over the Tigers.  The Bearcats remain unbeaten through the first eight dual meets More...

Short-handed Titans lose to Bellwood

Tussey Mountain wrestled some good matches, but came up just short against visiting Bellwood-Antis Thursday. More...

Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets repay Trojans 43-40

The Juniata Valley girls’ basketball team was on the road at Mount Union for a rematch with the Trojans from the Lions Shootout earlier in the season. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Josiah Steven Horton who turns 4 years old today, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. His proud parents are Stacy and Josh Horton of Wooster, Ohio. More...

Myths and facts about tea

Tea is a popular beverage that has been enjoyed for centuries. An estimated three billion cups of tea are consumed across the globe every day, with many people looking to tea when they are sick or to prevent illness.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Sarah Dittsworth of Huntingdon who will celebrate her birthday Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Breaking the clothes code

Dear Heloise: Can you help me decipher GARMENT-CARE LABELS? Some of them just have symbols, and they can be confusing to understand at times. — Ashley in Tennessee  You are right; some of the new ones are a little confusing! More...

Special Sections

West Twp. crash kills area woman

State police at Huntingdon are investigating the cause of a one-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Huntingdon woman late Thursday night on Route 305 in West Township.  More...

No contest plea withdrawn

After pleading no contest to a single count of manslaughter in October 2013, the Blairs Mills personal care home owner charged with the 2012 death of a woman in her care will now head to trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

County’s 911 review will move forward

Two months after announcing it would take part in an assessment to be completed by Mission Critical, the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board gave its approval for the Huntingdon County Commissioners to execute the agreement to move forward during its More...

State  Free Access 

Health-care plan draws fire at last hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Corbett administration’s plan to expand subsidized health care coverage for low-income people includes premiums and jobsearch requirements that would serve as potential barriers to enrollment, the Pennsylvania chapte More...

Police protest nominee, cite Abu-Jamal case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A national police organization and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are protesting President Barack Obama’s nomination of a civil rights attorney for a U.S. More...

Alcoa subsidiary pleads guilty to Bahrain bribery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday and, along with the parent company, will pay a total of $384 million in penalties for bribing officials in the kingdom of Bahrain through a London-based middleman.  More...

World  Free Access 

W.Va. National Guard set to help distribute water

CHARLESTON, W.Va. More...

Target: Data breach caught up to 70M customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Target says that personal information — including phone numbers and email and mailing addresses — was stolen from as many as 70 million customers in its pre- Christmas data breach. More...

Obama unveils first five ‘Promise Zones’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Invoking his own personal story, President Barack Obama made a plea for bipartisan work to combat poverty and declared, after a 2013 marked by struggles and disappointments, that “this is going to be a year of action.&rd More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No. 1 Arizona holds off big UCLA comeback

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Johnson scored 22 points and No. More...

AD claims Franklin staying at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says James Franklin remains the Commodores’ football coach as of Thursday afternoon and that Franklin has informed him that he has not accepted another job offer.  More...

Bill Conlin dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Daily News sportswriter and columnist Bill Conlin, whose long career came to an end following allegations of child abuse, has died at 79.  The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News report More...

Press Club

JValley teachers are tweeting

Technology has become a great part of the world we live in today. More often, people are interacting via a form of social media than using face-to-face communication. More...

HCCTC rewards top student sellers

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industries working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. More...

Titan Sports Live returns for fourth year

Tussey Mountain High School’s Titan Sports Live (TSL) is going into its fourth year of livestreaming basketball games and wrestling matches.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Vacuuming pet hair  I have four cats and a dog. I have found that our Craftsman® shop vacuum works wonders on picking up hair from the floor, furniture and carpeted cat stand. It’s a lot cheaper than other vacuums, too. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Taurus if born before 4:29 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014:  More...

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