March 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Democrat to seek treasurer’s office

Mount Union resident Tawny Myers will seek the Democratic nomination for Huntingdon County Treasurer in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election.  Following the election of former Huntingdon County Treasurer Rich Irvin to the 81st Legislative Distr More...

Longtime business owners relocate to SC

A couple of longtime area business owners departed Huntingdon County recently with their two children to take up a new endeavor in South Carolina. “I grew up in Huntingdon and lived here my whole life,” said Alicia Kough. More...

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Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Maranda Potter Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Be a CHAMP

Students from across the county unfurl a banner at Huntingdon Area High School for tonight’s CHAMP (Creating Hope and Making Progress) dance marathon to raise awareness and funds for the fight More...

News of Yesteryear

Charity Ball fundraiser co-chairs assume duties

75 Years Ago  With the addition of 41 cases during the week ending March 9, the Huntingdon County direct relief roll rose to 546 cases, including 2,060 persons, Public Assistance Secretary Howard L. Russell reported.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, March 22   More...

Local Sports

Tussey’s Gates to lead girls’ all-star team

The District Five athletic director’s all-star basketball games will be played Monday at Bedford High School. The girls’ game opens the festivities at 6 p.m., followed at 7:45 by the boys’ contest.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zeiva Elaine Sechrist who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, March 21, 2015. Her proud parents are Kevin and Stefanie Sechrist of Hill Valley. More...

Special Occasions

March 22, 2015  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Clarence and Betty Fortney of Huntingdon who celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Happy anniversary, Clarence and Betty!   More...

Elco retirees to gather

Yesterday was the first day of spring and hopefully the beginning of some warmer sunny weather. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 23, 2015:  More...

Meth lab busts increase in area

After state police at Bedford responded to Cooper Saw Mill Road, Broad Top Township, Bedford County, for a report of a meth lab March 10, two more suspected locations have been uncovered.  More...

JVSD programs touted as exemplary

Two programs in the Juniata Valley School District have recently been selected by the Shippensburg University School Study Council as exemplary programs for the 2014-15 school year.  The district’s School Wise Positive Behavior Support Pro More...

Consultant explained to CJab, committee

After the Huntingdon County Commissioners voted to hire to a consultant to review the county’s justice system in recent weeks, Huntingdon County Commissioner Gary O’Korn and Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy shared with mem More...

State  Free Access 

Labels to show calories of certain brands of alcohol

NEW YORK (AP) — Want to know how many calories are in your shot of Johnnie Walker or your pint of Guinness? You’re about to find out.  More...

General News

The British are coming to late-night ready to chat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Corden is the perfect host.  He offers a visitor to his modest office at CBS Television City a pillow for an uncomfortable chair. More...

Trump forms exploratory committee

AMHERST, N.H. More...

Is there any recourse for victims of online photo memes?

NEW YORK (AP) — Those pilfered, captioned and shared photos that make us either cringe, rage or laugh out loud are as old as the Internet itself, but in these wild online times, is there any recourse for their victims?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Duke routs Robert Morris; Virginia gets past Belmont

There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday’s action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years.  More...

Duke survives scare from Albany

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke advances after getting a scare from Albany. South Carolina wins first home game in NCAAs in 13 years. More...

Martin’s free throws helps Neumann-Goretti to crown

Class AAA  Neumann-Goretti 69, ArchBishop Carroll 67  More...

Religion News

Guest evangelist to speak at Trinity Assembly of God

Trinity Assembly of God Church, 2411 Cassady Ave., Huntingdon, will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with special services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, March 29, and at 6:30 p.m. More...

Presbyterians’ define marriage to include gay marriage

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved a new definition of marriage that includes gay marriage.  The denomination is now the largest Protestant group to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian and allow same-sex we More...

Federal commission weighs LGBT job protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay rights advocates say a federal law is needed to prohibit LGBT discrimination in the workplace, and that religious exemptions should be few.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Letters from men named Richard

Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Richard,” who was named for a hero of World War II, but whose nickname (“Dick”) elicits snickers. My name is Richard, and my friends call me Dick. I’m 79 and 6-foot-4. More...

Doctor K

‘Good’ bacteria delivered in surprising new form

DEAR DOCTOR K: I overheard a colleague talking about “poop pills” used to treat diarrhea. That can’t be right. Can it?  More...

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