December 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members OK $5M tax note

The Mount Union Area School Board took a couple of measures Thursday night to ensure cash flow for the district in the event the state’s budget impasse persists.  Also, two board members were sworn-in, having retained their seats in last w More...

Tell Township home total loss after blaze

Several volunteer fire companies from Huntingdon, Franklin and Fulton counties were called to 15415 Mount Zion Road, Tell Township, for a structure fire just after 10 p.m. Thursday.  More...

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Huntingdon man’s cases joined for trial

The Huntingdon man who committed a series of crimes earlier this year appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Stephon Tyler Hoover, 24, Huntingdon, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, is charged with theft by unlaw More...

Homicide by boat case to go to jury selection

The York County man charged in the July 3, 2014, drowning death of a woman at Raystown Lake appeared briefly in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Resident questions letter’s presence in minutes

Area residents had questions during the public comment portion of the Huntingdon County Commissioners meeting Tuesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Enthusiasm builds for annual sports show

75 Years Ago  The Salvation Army has launched a Christmas drive during which clothing, food, toys and other items will be accepted and distributed to needy people in Huntingdon County, it was announced.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 18 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats top Mounties 42-21

High School Wrestling:

The Huntingdon wrestling completed its opening run into the Christmas break unbeaten after last night’s 42-21 victory at Phillipsburg.  The win lifts the Bearcats to 3-0 for the season, but Philipsburg still dominates the long series by a More...

Black Knights deal Hornets 66-42 setback

Boys’ Basketball:

by Juniata Valley didn’t get much going at Moshannon Valley Thursday, having to contend with a good inside and outside game. The Black Knights used big second and third quarters to top the Green Hornets 66-42.  More...

Rockets hold off Cardinals 36-31

Girls’ Basketball:

Southern Huntingdon got off to a strong start during Thursday evening’s ICC South/Sideling Hill League contest at Forbes Road. The Rockets sank four three-point buckets and built a commanding 15-point advantage at the quarter mark. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES to Elizabeth “Ellie” Kyle who turns 13 years old today, Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. Ellie is the daughter of Keith and Cady Kyle of Huntingdon and the big sister of Charlotte. More...

Five tips for better financial health

As the calendar turns over a new year, it's a good time to take stock of your finances. More...

Festive feline fun for the holidays

Your feline family members give their companionship and (sometimes begrudging) affection all year long. More...

School News

Local student to graduate from Ashland University

Mark Conlon of Hopewell will receive a master of arts degree with a major in American history and government during commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 19, at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio.   More...

Bedford County Foundation of ACM announces scholarships

The Bedford County Regional Educational Foundation for the Bedford County Campus of Allegany College of Maryland has announced that an area student has received a community-sponsored scholarship in the fall 2015 semester.  More...

Central PA World Hunger Association to host canning event

It’s that time again, when there is a chance to take part in the area’s meat canning mission. The Central PA World Hunger Association will again be canning turkey Feb. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Traveling electronically

Dear Heloise: When my husband and I travel, at a minimum we take two cellphones, a tablet computer and an e-reader. One inconvenience is to find enough electrical outlets in hotel rooms to recharge all our “stuff.”  More...

Man sentenced in drug arrests

Two men charged in a March drug bust appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Planners consider transportation plan

Huntingdon County Commissioner elect Scott Walls was welcomed as a visitor at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night.  More...

Warriors Mark Twp. farmland preserved

The state’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board recently took action to preserve 2,652 acres of farmland for agricultural production in the state, including 117.8 acres of farmland in Warriors Mark Township.  The crop and livestock operat More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf, allies press House GOP for votes on tax increase

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Mumia Abu-Jamal to testify at hearing on medical care

SCRANTON (AP) — Claiming prison officials have shown “deliberate indifference” to his health, former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal will get a chance to argue his case before a federal judge.  More...

Rapper faces potential prison time over parole violations

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge appears likely to send rapper Meek Mill back behind bars early next year for a steady stream of probation violations, most involving his failure to keep the court aware of his erratic travels.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cavaliers get past Thunder 104-100

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James crashed into the crowd and injured the wife of golf star Jason Day during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 104-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.  Ellie Day was taken from the arena on a b More...

Safety concerns are raised

CLEVELAND (AP) — For years, NBA fans have been willing to pay thousands to sit courtside and watch some of the world’s most powerful athletes run and jump.  Up close, there is nothing quite like the experience.  On Thursday nigh More...

Quick stops 45 shots and Kings blank Habs 3-0

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Quick made a season-high 45 saves, Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty scored and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Thursday night.  The shutout was Quick’s second of the season. More...

Press Club

Electrical students brighten area town

In just about any town in America, the surest sign of Christmas approaching is when the street light decorations go up. They are hard to miss. These huge pole mounted decorations stand out, creating a magical and cheerful atmosphere. More...

Rockets spread ‘Sticker Shock’ message

Minors and alcohol should not mix.  More...

Hornets honor hunters with luncheon

As the hunting season was in full swing, it was that time of year again to honor those who hunt and fish within the Juniata Valley School District community.   More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Christmas lights and WIFI   If it seems like your WIFI signal at home isn't as strong/ quick as it usually is, it could be Christmas lights are creating interference. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband is way too nosy

Dear Annie: Is it appropriate or even normal for a husband to always ask who I am on the phone with or who just texted me? Or to stand behind me while I’m reading my email, unabashedly reading over my shoulder?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015:  More...

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