September 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Donation aids effort to feed local students

Teachers expect to fill the minds of their students with knowledge, but a group of educators at Standing Stone Elementary School founded Standing Stone Cares to fill their students’ empty bellies as well.  More...

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Local News

Art show ready for Oktoberfest

Over 100 paintings, drawings and ceramics entries were delivered to the former church on Water Street in Cassville Thursday for the Oktoberfest art show. More...

Man sentenced in drug and alcohol case

A Huntingdon man was sentenced for two alcohol and drug cases in Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Jordon S. More...

Alexandria woman enters program for causing crash

An Alexandria woman will spend the next two years in a state intermediate punishment (SIP) program for causing an accident on Route 22 in Henderson Township in March that resulted in a second vehicle landing near the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

EBT locomotive part of History Channel production

75 Years Ago  Fire presumably caused by an oil stove in the kitchen exploding, totally destroyed the home of Howard Varner on Valley Street in Rockhill Borough. More...

Local Sports

Pickin' Panel and other stuff

The curse of the Lone Ranger struck again last week. Jeff Norris felt the sting of the curse week three when he missed a pair of limb jobs and fell from sole possession of first place. Last week, Ty States was bitten. More...

High School Golf:

’Cats fall to Raiders

The Huntingdon golf team had a chance to win the Mountain League regular season title yesterday at Bellefonte. More...

Trojans top EJ again

The Mount union golf team finished its regular season schedule at home Thursday afternoon in a rematch with East Juniata, completing a season sweep of the Juniata County team by a score of 372-384.  More...

People/Pastimes

Captain Jack High School Class of 1964 holds 50th reunion

The two-day 50th reunion of the 1964 graduating class of the Captain Jack High School (CJHS) planned by the Class of 1964 reunion committee began Aug. 22 at the American Legion Country Club, Mount Union. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Peanut butter tames tar on car

Dear Heloise: Do you have a remedy to REMOVE ROAD TAR that has been splashed on a car? I prefer a home remedy, if possible. They usually work the best and have a good price. — Barbara, via email  More...

Special Sections

Drinking stats no issue at JC

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said binge drinking is considered by many to be a staple of college culture, but, locally, Juniata College is working to combat the issue.  More...

Upgrade planned for Huntingdon Borough stop lights

Motorists traveling in Huntingdon Borough will soon spend less time sitting at traffic lights.  According to Huntingdon Borough manager Bill Wheeler, Tel-Power Inc. More...

Controlled burning to impact state lands

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, but not always the need to call the fire department, as will be the case in Clay and Cromwell townships this week.  The state Game Commission southcentral region office will be doing a controlled bu More...

State  Free Access 

Eight named in state porn office emails case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Eight former employees of the state attorney general’s office sent or received inter-office emails containing pornography, including one man who sent more than three dozen and received more than 400, officials said Thurs More...

Pennsylvania priest held on sex tourism charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A priest accused of traveling to Honduras to engage in sex with children while promoting missionary work with the poor there has been arrested by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.  More...

Ex-chief to plead to soliciting ballots for wife

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The since-retired chief of a western Pennsylvania township has pleaded guilty to violating federal election laws by soliciting absentee ballots that prosecutors say benefited his wife and her running mate.  Richard Toney, More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 26   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bruins roll over ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Ishmael Adams returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and an interception 95 yards for another score, sparking No. 11 UCLA’s 62-27 trouncing of No. More...

Jeter bids farewell to Yankee Stadium; Brewers out

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest storybook moment in a charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday night over Bal More...

Giants roll over Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Stop shipments   If you’ve tried to stop a regular shipment and can’t do it, try this trick. Just refuse their shipments. Mark “refused” or “return to sender” on the package and give it back to the shipper. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Bullies pick on those they believe are too small, too young or too weak ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am an 11-year-old boy and the youngest in my family. My sister is 22 years old and married to a bully. “Chris” is always mean to me when no one is watching. He punches and kicks me and shoves me into things. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPYBIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014:  More...

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