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Senator addresses pensions at meeting

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. More...

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UGI divisions now under one name

Various UGI utilities are now officially under one unifying brand.  UGI Utilities Inc. More...

Commissioners approve emergency plans, grant

At Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, the updated hazard mitigation plan was approved.  “Every five years, we’re expected to produce an updated document,” said Adam Miller, Huntingdon County More...

Homicide by boat case continued for two weeks

The York County man charged with homicide following a July 3, 2014, boating accident at Raystown Lake had his case continued in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Supervisors set cleanup day set in Smithfield Township

75 Years Ago  The school tax rate for Huntingdon Borough for the school year 1940-41 will be 11 mills levy on real estate and a per capita tax of $4. The tax rate was fixed at a meeting of the board of education.  More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win; Rockets split

Huntingdon   The Huntingdon baseball team scored eight runs in its final two at bats against visiting Bald Eagle Thursday afternoon to rally from a 10-3 deficit and pull out a dramatic 11-10 Mountain League victory.  The win evens Huntingd More...

High School Softball:

Trojans stay unbeaten; Rockets sweep

Huntingdon   Huntingdon limited Bald Eagle to just three hits Thursday afternoon, but the Eagle’s Moreta Dyke held Huntingdon to just one hit. More...

High School Tennis:

Bearcats blank Titans

The Huntingdon tennis team improved to 4-0 on the season, winning a 3-0 weather-shortened verdict over visiting Tussey Mountain Thursday.  The Bearcats improved to 4-0 for the spring, while the Titans fell to 1-4.  More...

Press Club

Parade winnings benefit charities

What would you do with $800? More...

Trojans learn skills outside classroom

The special education students enrolled in Beth Snyder’s classroom at Mount Union Area High School have been busy the last couple of weeks. More...

Artist returns to JV for mural project

There is no better way to liven up the halls of Juniata Valley High School than with murals painted by the art students. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Easter baskets   I got tired of buying new Easter baskets each year for my kids. Last year, I bought a little better ones and we’ll be using them again this year and in the future, too! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tough love can be hard on parents, too

Dear Annie: I have a 30-yearold son. “Brad” was the perfect child, loving and affectionate, until the age of 16. That’s when I divorced my drug-addicted husband. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 4, 2015:  More...

Route 22 work begins Monday

A project that has been in the works for quite a while for a portion of Route 22 is finally set to start Monday, April 6.  PennDOT recently announced work will begin on the Route 22 resurfacing project, which will cover a six-mile stretch of the More...

Grants presented to history groups

Two places that house important history of Huntingdon County have been awarded cultural and historical support grants from the state Historical and Museum Commission.  More...

HASD reps. propose Blair’s Field upgrade

For years, flooding has been an issue when it comes to Blair’s Field in Huntingdon Borough.  Following heavy rain, water pools in the area of center field, making the baseball field unusable for the Huntingdon Area High School boys’ More...

Local Realtors gather to form strategic plan

Members of the Huntingdon County Board of Realtors (HCBR) gathered Thursday to develop a strategic plan.  They met with Dave Phillips, chief executive office of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR), and discussed their issues and goals More...

State  Free Access 

Airport workers strike over wages, benefits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few dozen baggage handlers, airplane cleaners and other non-union workers went on strike at Philadelphia’s airport Thursday, demanding higher wages, benefits and an end to what they say are unfair labor practices.&nb More...

Police: Girl, 14, conspired with soldier in mom’s killing

A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl conspired with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed, texting him hours before her mother’s death, “I want her gone,” authorities said Thursday.  Jamie Silvonek was charged as an adult More...

Four charged in counterfeit US currency scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Nevada high school student and a Pennsylvania man who allegedly published a web-based guide on how to pass counterfeit money in casinos have been indicted along with two others in a Uganda-based scheme that produced more tha More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 3 AA Meeting 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 

Men’s NIT Championship:

Stanford edges Miami 66-64 to claim title

NEW YORK (AP) — Chasson Randle wraps up his Stanford career with 2,375 points, and the last two won him another NIT title.  Two days after setting the school’s career scoring record, Randle made the go-ahead free throws with 3.4 seco More...

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People/Pastimes

Snoring solutions to improve relationships

For many people, snoring makes a night of restful sleep a far-off dream. The noisy interruptions may even have a detrimental effect on relationships and health.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY TIMES TWO! Happy belated birthday wishes go out to Isabella and Maxwell Chadwick. More...

‘A Soldier’s Allegory’ to be exhibited

An exhibition of work by Joseph Archey will be on display in the McLanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts Thursday, April 9, through Sunday, April 19, with a reception from 3–5 p.m. More...

School News

South Hills announces winter term dean’s list

Among those named to the dean’s list for the winter term at South Hills School of Business and Technology in State College were the following students from the Huntingdon area:  From the State College campus:  — Greg Cramer of S More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Photographic memory

Dear Heloise: When traveling, I often have a hard time remembering the hotel address, and sometimes I forget my room number. When I check in, I grab a BUSINESS CARD and take a picture with my cellphone, and one of the room number as well. More...

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