January 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Board members hear HCCTC plans

Over the last year, the Joint Operating Committee of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center has been working toward a $2.25 million building expansion and building project.  More...

Biologist recognized with society award

A local wildlife biologist has been recognized with a Distinguished   Service Award by The Wildlife Society (TWS).  Justin Vreeland of the Huntingdon area, a wildlife management supervisor with the southcentral region of the state game comm More...

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Local News

Sewer authority to place liens on properties

After members of the Alexandria Porter Township Sewer Authority reorganized at their monthly meeting Tuesday, they approved placing municipal liens on the properties of customers with outstanding bills of $500 or more.  More...

Sex assault hearing continued in central court

The Mifflintown woman accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with an underage girl had her hearing continued in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

Defiance man waives preliminary hearing

The Broad Top Township, Bedford County, man accused of damaging a telecommunications line on New Year’s Eve waived his preliminary hearing in Bedford County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Park manager releases lake visitor numbers

75 Years Ago  Old Man Winter pushed the mercury down to five and a half degrees above zero, only two and a half degrees above the season’s coldest temperature of two above zero recorded Dec. 4 by Paul R. Yoder of Juniata College.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 15 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 

Iowa rolls to 76-59 rout of No. 4 Spartans

Men’s Basketball:

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Peter Jok scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half to help No. 16 Iowa build a huge lead and the Hawkeyes went on to rout No. More...

Spurs start fast to edge Cavs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker had 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs used a furious start to the fourth quarter to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-95 on Thursday night, remaining undefeated at home this season and avenging their previous loss More...

Unbeaten So. Carolina tops Kentucky 73-62

Women’s Basketball:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A’Ja Wilson had 26 points, 13 rebounds and a season-high eight blocks and No. 2 South Carolina remained undefeated with a 73-62 victory over No. 9 Kentucky on Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

Rockets pursue field of agriscience

Arthur Keith said, “The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.” Today, agricultural students at Southern Huntingdon County High School begin what may be the next big step in this journey by combining scie More...

Trojans aid Salvation Army

Christmas is a time of giving, and that’s exactly what Mount Union Area School District students and staff did in response to the Salvation Army’s fire disaster.  More...

Learning Lamp put into action at Tussey

This year, Tussey brought in outside help to fill substitute teacher vacancies in the form of Learning Lamp, a 24-hour automated system that enables school districts to place substitute teachers in their classrooms.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Damaging and incorrect information

Dear Annie: I met my husband in college. He was outgoing, handsome and a star athlete. We now have two beautiful babies and, I thought, a perfect marriage. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016:  More...

Fewer 911 calls made last year

The Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board met for the first time this year Thursday morning at the Huntingdon Borough Building.  Huntingdon County 911 coordinator Dave Dick provided the board with the year end report for 2015 for the Huntingdon Cou More...

Property transfers down a bit in 2015

The Huntingdon County Register and Recorder’s office reports the number of real estate transfers was down in 2015, but only slightly.  Register and recorder Virginia Cooper said there were 1,272 real estate transfers recorded in 2015, whic More...

FrozenFat weekend brings riders to area

Fat bike enthusiasts from throughout the state and the northeast will converge in the area this weekend for the sixth annual FrozenFat event.  “It’s a little bit of a different format this year — more of a big, fun group ride t More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf still hopes for budget deal as next proposal nears

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Men found with teen that one met on Internet

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men found in a car with a missing 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl are now jailed on charges including concealing her whereabouts from her parents, and one of the men had sex with her, police said Thursday .  More...

Defense: Bar death penalty in murder case against inmate

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Defense attorneys asked a federal judge Wednesday to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty against an inmate accused of using a homemade weapon to attack and kill a guard at a federal prison in northeastern Pennsylv More...

Local Sports

Valley wins 50-45 at Williamsburg

Boys’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley played a close one at neighboring Williamsburg Thursday. More...

’Cats top Trojans 34-28

High School Wrestling:

Through the first 12 bouts in last night’s cross-county rivalry between Huntingdon and Mount Union, everything was dead even  Each team had won six bouts, three by fall, and bonus points were even 10-10. More...

Rockets roar to 51-17 win over Bellwood

The dual meet between Southern Huntingdon and Bellwood Antis may have had some good bouts, but there just weren’t enough of them. Of the 14 matchups, only seven were contested on the mats. More...

People/Pastimes

Area woman celebrates 100

Dorothy E. Maines celebrated her 100th birthday with family and church friends Saturday, Jan. 9. Born Jan. More...

Boy Scout District recognized for top quality program

The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America has recognized the Oneida District of Juniata Valley Council as a Gold Level District for 2015 in Journey to Excellence. More...

Bricktown Seniors install new officers and board members

The monthly general membership meeting was held Jan. 6. for the Bricktown Seniors. President Selwyn “Bud” Parks called the meeting to order with a word of prayer offered by Nancy Renninger.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Pet meal planning

Dear Heloise: We have several pets that need to be cared for while we are away. I portion out the right amount of food for each day and put it in small, clean plastic butter bowls.  The fish food is in a pill container next to the tank. More...

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