May 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay For Life raises over $40,000

Rains and flooding didn’t dampen the spirit of those participating at the Huntingdon County Relay For Life, despite the fact camps has to be disassembled as Standing Stone Creek was rising onto Detwiler Memorial Field Saturday. More...

Tax assessor explains JV ballot referendum

For the second time, residents of the Juniata Valley School District will have the chance to vote on how taxes are collected on earned income in the district when they head to the polls tomorrow. More...

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Police Log

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More scenes from this weekend’s events

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Squadron education officer Dave Barbara checks the life jacket of Friends of Raystown Lake member Nancy MacNamara during a life jacket world record attempt event at the Seven Points Marina Saturday. More...

Suicide prevention forum to be held at J.C. Blair Education Center

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Juniata Valley Healing Connections group is hosting a Suicide Prevention and Community Awareness Forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the J.C. Blair Education Center.  More...

General News

China cited in cyber-spying case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has brought first-of-its kind cyber-espionage charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into U.S. More...

Poll: More stressful to care for spouse than parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — You promise “in sickness and in health,” but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chrome captures second jewel

BALTIMORE (AP) — It gets even harder from here on out for California Chrome.  He won easily in his home state of California, he dazzled in the Kentucky Derby and he dug deep to win the Preakness on Saturday.  Now comes the toughest te More...

Bobcats knock out Rockets 7-1

District 6-AA Baseball:

Southern Huntingdon was rewarded for its good season with a District 6-AA first-round playoff game that rain pushed back from Thursday to Saturday. More...

Pacers pull away from Heat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is done talking about home-court advantage.  The top-seeded Pacers are ready to use it against the twotime defending champs.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Overcoming the Emotions of Transition

John Grady says there were multiple times he questioned the decision to move his parents, Mary and Robert Grady, out of their home of 40 years and into a retirement community.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Keep kids out of relationship

Dear Annie: I am in my second marriage. My two adult children were pre-teens when I married “Lenny” 15 years ago. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus if born before 10:59 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Gemini. The Moon is in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 20, 2014:  More...

Fiberglass adds additional jobs

Huntingdon Fiberglass Products LLC president Paul Geist is proud to reannounce the opening of 20 new positions for a second continuous filament mat (CFM) line which is slated to begin sometime in July. More...

Local JC graduate conquers adversity

When Juniata College senior James “Jim” Taylor of Huntingdon reached for his degree during commencement exercises at Juniata College Saturday, it was a moment over 20 years in the making. More...

Busy weekend in the region

Members of the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

State  Free Access 

Will primary for governor help or hurt Democrats?

HARRISBURG (AP) — The conventional wisdom says political parties should avoid contested primary elections.  The more candidates in the ring, the theory goes, the more likely they are to split the party membership into feuding factions that More...

College speaker calls students immature, arrogant

HAVERFORD (AP) — A commencement speaker on Sunday blasted college students as “immature” and “arrogant” for protesting another speaker who then decided to withdraw.  More...

Names of three killed in fire released

INDIANA (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the names of three people killed in an early morning fire in a western Pennsylvania trailer home over the weekend.  The Indiana County coroner’s office said 28-year-old More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 19   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Flying Squirrels down Curve in series finale

The Altoona Curve lost to the Richmond Flying Squirrels 8-2 Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. With the loss, the Curve dropped two of the three games in the series against Richmond and fall to 3-7 against the Squirrels this season.  More...

Bowlers of the Year

Shipley, Yoder win

The Bowler of the Year Tournament returned to Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek Saturday. Although the final outcomes weren’t surprising, the road getting there proved interesting, especially in the men’s event.  More...

People/Pastimes

Raise a cup to tea infused recipes

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water. In fact, on any given day, more than 158 million Americans drink tea. More...

Alexandria Memorial Public Library

If you haven’t been to the Alexandria Library for a while, you’re missing out on a real reading adventure and these new offerings for books this month:  More...

News of Yesteryear

MU vying for museum site

75 Years Ago  The commencement season for the 26 members of the graduating class of the Orbisonia High School will open with the baccalaureate service May 21, 1939, in the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church. More...

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