October 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners discuss future land use goals

Utilizing the region’s rich heritage to create a framework on which to plan future development was a significant topic of discussion at the Huntingdon County Planning Commission’s monthly meeting Thursday night.  Huntingdon County Pl More...

Local News

J Valley AD asks board to replace banners

Juniata Valley School District athletic director Ron Anders gave an estimate on what it would cost to replace championship banners in the high school gymnasium at the Juniata Valley School Board’s monthly meeting Wednesday.  Anders said th More...

Resident questions borough’s budget funds

During Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Borough Council’s administrative committee, borough resident Jim Cassatt questioned whether council and borough manager Bill Wheeler would be able to come up with a way to settle a PennDO More...

Clearfield man sentenced for sex crimes

A Clearfield man who pleaded guilty in August to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child under 13 and two charges of corruption of minors was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

World  Free Access 

TV’s ‘Twin Peaks’ headed to bookstores as a novel

NEW YORK (AP) — The eerie TV town of Twin Peaks will soon be available between covers.  More...

Dogs top people on knee surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata hosts unbeaten Ursinus

The Juniata College football team was 2-3 and right in the middle of what head coach Tim Launtz referred to as “the meatgrinder” portion of its 2014 schedule. After losing 56-14 at No.  More...

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Defending champion Ty States made his moving heading into the back stretch of the Pickin’ Panel prognostication season last week, taking advantage of a stumble by Jeff Norris.  More...

Boys’ Soccer:

Huntingdon ends with 1-0 win over Central

Huntingdon concluded its regular season with a muchneeded win before entering next week’s PIAA District Six playoffs. More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors host fire prevention speaker

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-12, Kyle Wise, a member of Mapleton Fire Department and a Huntingdon Ambulance Service EMT, spoke to the Bricktown Senior Citizens at the Bricktown Senior Center, located at 18 N. More...

Births

Brooke Peace and Dalton Rogers of Petersburg are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Jayden Kathleen Rogers, Oct. 12, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Tips to maximize space in every room

Current trending of lifestyles, whether it may be empty nesters, first time home buyers or the economy, have left people with smaller spaces. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Mascara remover   Recently, I started using baby shampoo to remove mascara. It’s not greasy. Also, it is inexpensive and doesn’t cause tears!  Kitty treats   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forgive without demanding explanation

Dear Annie: I am a 66-year-old male. Six months ago, I lost my life partner, my love of 33 years. I was at “Michael’s” hospice bedside 24 hours a day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo if born before 7:08 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014:  More...

SHC principal new IU director

An educator who has been working with the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit, as well as the Southern Huntingdon County School District, will assume a new position in January.  Dr. More...

AAUW to sponsor candidates forum

Politics will take center stage on the Juniata College campus Monday night as the Huntingdon branch of the American Association of University Women hosts a Meet the Candidates forum for the election for the state’s 81st Legislative District.&nb More...

Despite recruitment initiative, fire companies still seek members

A year after the Allegheny Mountain Firefighters Initiative formed in an effort to increase the number of volunteer firefighters in the region, local fire companies are still struggling to gain membership.  While the initiative has been successf More...

State  Free Access 

Cops: Drunk dad let son, 8, drive before crashing

ROBINSON (AP) — Police say a western Pennsylvania man was drunk when he let his 8-year-old son drive the man’s sport-utility vehicle when it crashed into a tree  More...

Justice sorry for porn email, blasts colleague

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice caught up in a government pornographic email scandal apologized Thursday for a “lapse in judgment” but said he believes the court’s chief justice is out to get him.  More...

Prosecutor: Change courts in detective theft case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The district attorney wants an Allegheny County judge, not a city magistrate, to rehear a theft charge against a Pittsburgh detective who found an envelope with $220 at a convenience store and didn’t immediately report i More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Work begins on construction of Saxton Foodliner

75 Years Ago  The annual commencement of the Nurses Training School of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will be held in the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church. Nine students will receive their diplomas at the event.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 17   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 

Giants walk-off to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.  And with one sweet swing, he sent the Giants back to the World Series More...

MadBum is NLCS MVP

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big man they call MadBum is a playoff MVP.  Madison Bumgarner was chosen Most Valuable Player of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night following his latest display of postseason poise for the San Francisco G More...

Patriots hang on 27-25 against Jets

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Wrapping up a travel problem

Dear Heloise: I want to share an important SAFETY TRAVEL TIP. More...

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