May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital ready for measles

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials want people to know they are prepared in case they would come in contact with someone infected with measles. More...

Biking to raise awareness

Students and staff in the Juniata Valley School District were accompanied by community members and escorted by members of the Petersburg and Alexandria Volunteer fire companies and state police early More...

Local News

Area brief

‘Save Our Families’ assembly to be held at Huntingdon Area High School   More...

Broad Top Twp. supervisors award bids

The Broad Top Township Supervisors will be very busy this summer with a number of municipal road improvement projects.  To that end, the supervisors Tuesday evening awarded several bids for the upcoming road maintenance activities. More...

Police Log

Harassment   MILL CREK BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report Daniel Halbritter, 30, Huntingdon, and Troy Wilson, 36, Mill Creek, engaged in a verbal argument at 7:07 p.m. April 29 at a residence on Main Street. More...

World  Free Access 

Federal report: Warming disrupts Americans’ lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.  More...

Business News

New CSB chairman carrying on family tradition

Community State Bank’s newly elected chairman brings not only brings 20-plus years of accounting experience to her new post, but will be carrying on the legacy of the bank’s founding family.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 21, 2014  Jay D. Price and Joann W. Price, grantors, to Jay D. Price, property in Shirley Township, $1.  Ronald C. Sharpe Estate and Janet E. Sharpe, executrix, grantors, to Janet E. Sharpe, property in Hopewell Township, $1.  More...

Mactown barber shop offers service for whole family

If McConnellstown resident Melanie Norris has a bucket list, she can cross owning her own business off of it.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kevin Durant is NBA MVP

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.  More...

Pirates win on ‘walkoff’ replay

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte was called out, then ruled safe on a replay review with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over San Francisco 2-1 Tuesday night and ending the Giants’ six-game winni More...

Rivera picks Pedroia

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Does this cheese break the mold?

Dear Heloise: Most cheese, even when stored in the refrigerator, will begin to MOLD after a while. However, the Parmesan cheese in the shakertype container, no matter how long it is kept, seems never to develop mold. More...

Borough worker granted benefits

Nearly two weeks after an appeal for unemployment compensation, former Huntingdon Borough secretary Karen Foust learned Tuesday afternoon she’s been granted unemployment compensation benefits. More...

Judge talks court security

During Tuesday morning’s Huntingdon County Commissioners’ meeting, county president Judge George Zanic took the opportunity to address the courthouse’s new security policy and system with the commissioners. More...

Group meets to discuss student housing issues

Huntingdon Borough Council members, borough college student rental property owners, a representative of Juniata College and a pair of concerned citizens met to discuss student housing Tuesday afternoon at the Huntingdon Borough Building. More...

State  Free Access 

Gas industry rallies at Capitol, teased by critics

HARRISBURG (AP) — A rally promoting booming Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry on Tuesday filled the front steps of the state Capitol, where the industry has an ally in the governor’s office, lobbying muscle to flex with l More...

Dems walk out of hearing on Kane impeachment plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — A conservative Republican lawmaker who wants to impeach Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen Kane presided over nearly two hours of testimony sympathetic to his cause Tuesday after Democrats on the House State Government More...

McGinty focuses on positive in Democratic governor race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Nearly a month of finger-pointing and attack ads by her three opponents in Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial race is providing Katie McGinty an opening for her end-game strategy: accentuating the positive.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Community observes Day of Prayer

75 Years Ago  The weekly luncheon meeting of the Huntingdon Lions Club was held in the American Legion Home with President Eves L. Harvey directing the activities. The address was delivered by Lion Robert Simpson, Esq. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 7   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Mount Union rips Knights

Mount Union kept the offense in found toward the end of Monday’s game and got solid pitching and defensive performances in a doubleheader sweep to visiting Moshannon Valley Tuesday afternoon. More...

Brandon Felus receives Stanford Mickle Award

It was a night of reflection for the Juniata College athletics department as student-athletes recounted their seasons and the Big Five awards were announced at the annual Athletic Awards Night Sunday evening.  More...

H.S. Tennis:

Titans down Somerset for district title

Tussey Mountain’s tennis team won three singles matches against visiting Somerset Tuesday afternoon and that was all the Titans needed to capture the District Five Team Championship.  Iacapo Ricci, John Clark and Neal Smith all won in str More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Haley Ann Ross who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Her proud parents are Marissa Fouse of Saltillo and Justin Ross of Three Springs. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gwenyth Cortney Simpson who turns 11 years old today, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Gwen is the daughter of B. Neil and Elizabeth Simpson of Huntingdon. More...

PASR Region 5 holds spring meeting

The Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees hosted the Region 5 spring meeting at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This certainly merits discussion

Dear Annie: When my birthday was coming up, I told my wife about a piece of technology I really wanted and asked her to buy it for me. It cost $300. She said it was too expensive and didn’t get me anything except a card. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 8, 2014:  More...

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