June 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Infrastructure projects slated for Shirley Twp.

With the nation’s largest Christian music festival going on just a few miles away, the Shirley Township board of supervisors held a brief meeting at the municipal building Thursday evening.  Kathy Varner, township secretary and employee, r More...

Redskins debate familiar to Juniata College

The sports world has been abuzz with rumors the Washington Redskins may soon be forced to change its team name and mascot.  If the debate sounds vaguely familiar, that’s because Juniata College faced a similar debate and changed its name a More...

Local News

JV board approves personnel, other items

In addition to passing the budget at the regular board meeting Wednesday, members of the Juniata Valley School Board also voted on issues pertaining to personnel and other matters in preparation for the 2014-15 school year.  In other business, t More...

Area brief

After hours event to showcase Westminster Woods community center   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours event from 5-7 p.m. More...

Fireworks displays planned for region

There are a number of opportunities to enjoy firework displays across the region in the coming weeks.  Locations and dates include:  — Following the final concert tomorrow, Saturday, June 28, at Creation Northeast at Agape Farm and Re More...

World  Free Access 

Checkered progress on disabled care despite ruling

Brent Kaderli has a wheelchair accessible van waiting in the driveway, a hospital bed in a spare bedroom and an electric lift that’s left unused. More...

Medicaid spending on long-term care

Fifteen years after the Supreme Court’s landmark Olmstead v. L.C. decision on care for the disabled, every state has increased the percentage of Medicaid funds given to care for individuals in their homes and communities. More...

Sales drop in second week for ‘Hard Choices’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sales for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s “Hard Choices” dropped sharply in its second week of publication, but her memoir remains the country’s most popular adult nonfiction book.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Cup Soccer:

Klinsmann, Loew nurse US, Germany to KO stage

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Joachim Loew and Jurgen Klinsmann shook hands, smiled and patted each on the shoulders, like the two good friends they are. More...

Angels finish home sweep of Twins

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols drove in two runs apiece, Jered Weaver pitched seven strong innings, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a perfect homestand with a 6-4 victory over Minnesota on Thursday.  More...

Three share lead at Senior Players

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Durant is trying desperately to hold onto his old job on the PGA Tour.  If it doesn’t work out, his new gig is looking more promising all the time.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Buttons and pills bag

Dear Heloise: I found a great use for the tiny, zippered plastic BAGS that hold an extra button and come with new articles of clothing. If I’m traveling for a few days, all of my pills will fit into one of those bags. More...

Special Sections

Agreement will benefit hospital

A health enterprise between the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth means good things for J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

Boat will aid emergency responders

With a recent tragic drowning still in their minds, Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

U.S. senator seeks transportation deal

In a conference call Thursday, United States Sen. Bob Casey Jr. stressed the damage that will result in the state if the Highway Trust Fund has a shortfall in mid- July.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. says he ‘never will’ condemn Joe Paterno

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Union dues bill wins vote in Senate committee

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Republican-controlled state Senate is joining the House in advancing business-backed legislation that would limit labor union deductions from the paychecks of most public employees.  More...

UPMC, Highmark work out patient protection details

HARRISBURG (AP) — Details were being finalized in an agreement that would allow some Highmark insurance enrollees to continue getting innetwork coverage for UPMC doctors and facilities under certain circumstances after a contract between the tw More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hesston hosts county arts festival

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, 212 Penn St., Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Schmidt inducted into PSCA Hall

Former Southern Huntingdon softball standout Renee Schmidt was honored Thursday evening when she was inducted into the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSCA) Hall of Fame prior to its annual all-star game at Beard Field inside the Nittany L More...

11-12 Year-Old LL All-Stars:

Huntingdon and Mount Union roll to opening wins

Huntingdon and West Suburban went back and forth the first half of its opening 11-12 yearold all-star game in the District 11 tournament Thursday. Huntingdon came back with nine unanswered runs to win 11-5.  More...

Spikes down Crosscutters 3-2

Andrew Sohn collected two hits and scored two runs, and Alex De Leon delivered an RBI double as the State College Spikes returned to the win column with a 3-2 victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters Thursday night at Susquehanna Bank Park at Histo More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Avrie Rose Reynolds who turned 1 year old yesterday, Thursday, June 26, 2014. Her older brother, Owen, will celebrate his 4th birthday Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. More...

Mount Union High School Class of 1949 holds 65th reunion

The Mount Union High School Class of 1949 celebrated its 65th reunion June 6-8. More...

SCIH retirees gather for picnic at Riverside Park

Retirees of the State Correctional Institution at Huntingdon met June 19 at Riverside Park, Smithfield Township, for their 18th annual picnic, sponsored by the SCI Huntingdon Retiree’s Association.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Slow cooker cooler  During the summer, I try to use my slow cooker as often as possible. The reason? It releases much less heat into my kitchen than my stovetop or oven does.   Garden supplies  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a terribly difficult situation

Dear Annie: Our son is married to a beautiful woman from India, who also happens to be bipolar. They have an adorable 16-month-old boy, and we love them all so much. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 28, 2014:  More...

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