November 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Experts stress four-wheeler safety

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) or Utility Task Vehicles (UTVs), often referred to as four-wheelers, are commonly used in rural areas like Huntingdon County, but, in light of recent accidents, experts stress the need for employing safety precautions when More...

Wood man enters plea to sex abuse charges

A Wood man facing sex abuse charges pleaded guilty in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

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Deer poacher sentenced in court

A Petersburg man was sentenced in two cases, one of which involved illegally killing deer, in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Pleas entered ahead of trials

Juries selected for two trials will not be needed after the defendants in the cases entered pleas earlier this week in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  A Mill Creek man, Earl K. More...

MU man to serve 11 years probation

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic handed down more than 10 years probation to a Mount Union man in drug cases in the Huntingdon   County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Liquor Control Board has revoked 645 licenses

75 Years Ago  The Liquor Control Board revoked a total of 645 liquor licenses and suspended 1,087 others since it was vested with the regulatory power in June 1937, it was reported.  More...

Local Sports

Distirct 5-A Semifinal:

Titans ready for Meyersdale

Tussey Mountain decisively took the first step toward returning to the District 5-A final with a 62-20 win over Windber last week. More...

Area has 10 athletes named ICC all-stars

A total of 10 athletes from three area high schools were honored yesterday when the Inter-County Conference released its all-star lists for four fall sports.  More...

District 6-AA Semifinal:

Bearcats set sights on Tyrone

Behind an outstanding night from junior running back Jon Wagner, sixth-seeded Huntingdon (6-5) turned in one of its best efforts of the season last Saturday night to rally from a 14-point deficit and stun thirdseeded Juniata 28-21 in a District Six C More...

Press Club

Local veterans honored at JV

Veterans Day is a day when troops are honored and remembered for the sacrifices they’ve made. Every year on Nov. 11, the Juniata Valley School District has a half a day of school, even though most schools in the area do not have school.  More...

WHS fans embrace live-streamed games

This year, Williamsburg High School decided to try something new with the Blue Pirate varsity football team. More...

Titan Marching Band prepares for Disney

The Tussey Mountain High School Marching Band is looking forward to some changes, as well as a trip to Florida this year.  According to senior drum majors Brett Leavelle and Cole Ramsey, the band has a few new and interesting things happening th More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Nasty Wheels   I live in Wisconsin and the streets are salted more often than my dinner salad. I found that using a toilet brush works very well on the hub caps of my car, especially in the nooks and crannies. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It would show grace to attend party

Dear Annie: Our neighbor “Ellen” is having an 80th birthday party for her husband. She has invited about 40 people, including my husband and me and the “Smiths,” another couple who are neighbors. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo if born before 2:08 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014:  More...

Hospital service aids enrollment

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will once again offer a free service to aid area residents in signing up or re-enrolling in the federal health care exchanges, as enrollment begins Saturday. More...

HCCTC buildings proposed to board

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) has outgrown its facility in Brady Township and administrators are exploring ways to expand. More...

First snowflakes fall

It’s only mid November, but folks on Piney Ridge in Juniata Township woke this morning to a dusting of snow on some surfaces, while flurries fell in lower elevations of the county. More...

State  Free Access 

Trooper ambush suspect charged with terrorism

The man accused of opening fire on a Pennsylvania State Police barracks admitted killing a trooper because he was dissatisfied with government and wanted to “wake people up,” according to court documents filed Thursday that provided the f More...

Email shows PSU narrowly missed death penalty

HARRISBURG (AP) — A 2-year-old email from NCAA’s top lawyer, filed Thursday in a court case, documents just how close Penn State came to having its football program shut down over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal.  The email fr More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 14   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Temple’s Rhule coming home to Beaver Stadium

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Temple coach Matt Rhule will be working from home on Saturday even though his team is playing on the road.  The second-year coach graduated from Penn State in 1997 after attending State College Area High School.  More...

Miami gets past Buffalo 22-9

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When Miami Dolphins rookie receiver Jarvis Landry dived into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown, he was just getting started. More...

Kershaw and Trout are MVPs

NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.  Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting to an easy victory Thursday.  “A litt More...

People/Pastimes

Life insurance strengthens your financial safety net

Savings account? Check. Retirement account? Check. Debt managed responsibly? Check. Life insurance? Wait a minute ...  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lillian Irene Cressman who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Her proud parents are Adam and Heidi Cressman of James Creek. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A card shower is being held for Joan Anne (Svrcek) and Frederick Renninger of Mount Union, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 28. They would love to hear from family and friends on their special day. More...

School News

Calvary Christian Academy Honor Rolls

Calvary Christian Academy principal Donald Kidd has release the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2014-15 school year as follows: Grade 1 High Honor Roll: Lael Corbin, Sarah Hetrick, William Lane, David Patterson. More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Make moss take a hike

Dear Heloise: I have a patio on the lower level of our house that is covered by a large deck. Every fall, this porch is covered with bright green MOSS — even the ground around the porch is covered. More...

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