October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal crash remains under investigation

Working with Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith, state police at Huntingdon continue their investigation into the cause of a horse and buggy crash that killed a Mill Creek area Amish couple near the top of Warrior Ridge in Porter Township More...

Fire marshal called to investigate Kistler blaze

A state police fire marshal has been called in to investigate the cause of a fire that damaged a Kistler home Wednesday evening. More...

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Local News

Potential SHCSB members interviewed

Following a brief workshop session Wednesday night, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board conducted public interviews for the vacant board position.  The position for the district’s western region was vacated by Kevin Goshorn during More...

Area brief

Water line break in Mapleton   More...

Walk to School Day

A state police cruiser led students and community members from the Petersburg Fire Hall to the Juniata Valley High School as part of International Walk to School Day this morning. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County residents reminded of absentee ballot deadline

75 Years Ago  Gov. Arthur H. James appointed four trustees of the Pennsylvania Industrial School for Boys at Huntingdon to replace those he recently asked to resign. Locally, John H. Biddle of Huntingdon was named to a trustee position.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 9   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

Junior High Results

Girls’ Volleyball  Huntingdon 2 Juniata Valley 1   More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (5-1) at Juniata Valley (1-5), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain 32, Glendale 14.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (5-1) at Juniata Valley (1-5), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Williamsburg 31, Juniata Valley 0.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon CMA men plan free oil change ministry

Members of Huntingdon Christian and Missionary Alliance Church men’s ministry are out to make a positive impact in the community by enacting change — oil change to be precise.  More...

New brand of business ownership

Many aspiring entrepreneurs hesitate to pursue their professional dreams due to the seemingly daunting risks of failure associated with starting a business from the ground up. More...

Friends of the Woods plan fall events

Friends of the Woods, auxiliary of Westminster Woods, held its bimonthly meeting and luncheon Oct. 2 at the Commons dining room of the continuing care retirement community in Huntingdon with 24 members in attendance.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be less accommodating

Dear Annie: An acquaintance of mine (I’ll call her “Minnie”) drops by our home once a week and stays for several hours. More...

Doctor K

Low sex drive can be improved

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my mid-50s. Lately I haven’t been able to become sexually aroused. What could be wrong?  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Trouble came out of the blue

Jimmie Johnson doesn’t believe in racing superstitions, but he asked Lowe’s for permission to switch from a new white design back to his bluecoated Chevy … um, just in case.  The blue hue didn’t work Sunday at Kansas Spe More...

KANSAS REWIND

Kyle Larson continues to prove he’s a fast learner

Rookie Kyle Larson missed the Chase playoffs, but in the past four weeks, he’s scored three top-fives with two secondplace showings, including his most recent outing at Kansas, after which he talked about his hot streak.  Can you talk abou More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Busy week in Goodyear’s public-relations department?   More...

Agency lauded with Jo award

An organization’s local chapter was honored for its dedication to “selfless dedication and volunteerism” during the 22nd annual Huntingdon County Human Services Council Awards Banquet Wednesday evening. More...

Learning fire safety

Firefighter Terri Werner, right, watches as Brody Kohler, 6, and his mother, Jan, of Mapleton install a battery in a smoke detector during an open house at the Mapleton Fire Department Wednesday even More...

Alexandria’s history celebrated at festival

Vendors and visitors from near and far will visit the town of Alexandria, as the nearly fourdecade long fall tradition of Hartslog Day returns Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

State  Free Access 

Police: Ambush suspect’s journal ‘chilling’

Authorities say a journal left by ambush suspect Eric Frein provides a “cold-blooded and absolutely chilling account” of the night he allegedly opened fire outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, killing one trooper and injuring a s More...

Jury mulls case in murders of grandmother, baby

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Jurors are still deliberating in the suburban Philadelphia trial of a man charged in the slayings of a baby and her grandmother killed in what authorities have called a botched kidnapping plot.  More...

World  Free Access 

Potato harvest schools Maine teens in hard work

BLAINE, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.  More...

Trip to Oscars among Neiman Marcus gifts

DALLAS (AP) — Holiday shoppers with a limitless budget and taste for opulence could spend $425,000 for a trip to the Academy Awards, complete with invitations to the Vanity Fair Oscar party.  For the martini lover who has everything and fl More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFL owners talk personal conduct

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2014 NFL fall meetings were like none before. It was more like a crisis management clinic.  More...

Emmert ‘Wish List’ for new Power Five

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he’d like them to tackle right away.  More...

Stacy Lewis has early lead in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-ranked Stacy Lewis shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, the second event of the tour’s six-tournament Asian swing.  More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Supreme Court prognostication — the final verdict

Back on March 27, 2013, I wrote an Op-Ed attempting to guess at how the United States Supreme Court would decide the two gay marriage cases on its docket. More...

You Should Know

Q: What does it mean to be a “backbencher?”

A: In Westminster parliamentary systems, a backbencher is a member of parliament (MP) or a legislator who holds no governmental office and is not a front bench spokesperson in the opposition, being instead simply a member of the “rank and file. More...

Our Readers Write

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Farm-Home-Garden

Happy National 4-H Week!

“What is 4-H?” That’s a question many people have been asking since 1902. A.B. Graham of Clark County, Ohio, started one of the first 4-H clubs. More...

October is National Cheese Month

It’s October, time for ghosts, goblins and cheese! Yes, I said cheese! Did you know October is National Cheese Month? More...

Hoofprinters

The Huntingdon County Hoofprinters 4-H Club met Sept. 15, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  The treasurer’s report was announced. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 10, 2014:  More...

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