April 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Physics Phun Night draws crowd

Area youngsters were entranced by demonstrations of scientific wizardry at the annual Physics Phun Night Thursday in the Brumbaugh Academic Center at Juniata College.  “Physicists are the reallife wizards of the world,” said Mara Zim More...

Volunteers sought for annual cleanup

Volunteers from across the region are preparing to participate in the annual cleanup of Little Juniata River Saturday.  Organized by the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA), the event will organize at 9 a.m. More...

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Area brief

Work to begin on Route 522 resurfacing project   CROMWELL TOWNSHIP — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that prime contractor New Enterprise Stone & Lime of New Enterprise will begin work Monday, Apri More...

Preliminary hearing held for alleged drug dealer

One hearing was held for a drug defendant in the Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

Police Log

Accidental shooting   HENDERSON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 42-year-old Huntingdon man was injured when a firearm discharged while he was viewing it at Raystown Fishing and Hunting at 4:50 p.m. March 30. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 8   AA Meeting p 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 

Spieth leads by two after first round

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth atop the leaderboard might be the latest tradition at Augusta National.  One year later, he’s still the man to beat at the Masters.  More...

Pence slam keys Giants’ 12-6 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a grand slam in the eighth inning, Joe Panik drove in three runs to key San Francisco’s comeback, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-6 in their home opener Thursday.  The Dodgers&rsqu More...

Pens down Capitals 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored in overtime and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded after blowing a three-goal lead to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Thursday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the play More...

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Hornets host sustainability symposium

The idea of global citizenship is something that is often overlooked. Though each person has their own ties to the country they live in, all people are responsible for taking care of the planet we share.  More...

Bearcats showcase their many talents

Students gathered around as Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) held its yearly talent show March 23. About 60 talented students, compiling 17 acts, signed up to perform on the stage of HAHS in front of their peers. More...

Successful season ahead for Rocket track teams

“Some succeed because they are destined, but most succeed because they are determined.” Unknown.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A picture of theft

Dear Heloise: Everyone should be aware that it’s important that if you are paying by check, credit or debit card, to guard against someone SNAPPING A PICTURE of your check or card.  More...

Three charged in tree protests

Just a few hours after Sunoco Pipeline L.P. treecutting crews returned to a Union Township property Thursday to resume clearing for the Mariner East Pipeline 2, three individuals were charged with crossing the right of way.  More...

Boro. water plant project extended

While representatives from contractor HRI Inc. More...

April designated Distracted Driving Month

According to distraction.gov, a website run by the U.S. More...

State  Free Access 

Lender charged 700 percent interest on loans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The head of a payday lending enterprise accused of charging more than 700 percent interest on short-term loans was indicted Thursday on federal racketeering charges.  Charles M. More...

Federal magistrate wants to reject appeal of justice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal magistrate has recommended that a judge reject former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Joan Orie Melvin’s appeal of her conviction and sentence for allegedly having her staff run her campaigns on state time.& More...

General News

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Fire damages Mount Union buildings

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Local Sports

Huntingdon swept by Bishop Guilfoyle

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon suffered its third loss of the season Thursday evening after being defeated by Bishop Guilfoyle. More...

Rocket teams win three each

High School Track & Field:

Southern Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain   Tussey Mountain started its track season with a big home meet against Southern Huntingdon, West Branch and Fannett-Metal. More...

Games postponed

Thursday morning’s showers forced the postponement of Juniata Valley’s softball game at Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Randy Lee Baird, 386 Campbell St., Mapleton, and Crystal Dawn Duguay, 12532 Bakers Hollow Road, Hesston.  Floyd R. More...

Locks of Love donation

Madisyn Wright- Weir of James Creek donated a length of her hair with help from stylist Penny Miller at In-Style Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Births

William Weyer and Jackie Banks of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lilly Nicole Weyer, April 1, 2016, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

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MU Area Junior High Honor Rolls

Amy Smith, Mount Union Area Junior High School principal, has announced the following list of honor roll students for the third marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade 7  Distinguished Honor Roll  More...

Juniata schedules weeklong events

From April 10-15, Juniata College will host Genocide Awareness and Action Week, an interdisciplinary program originally organized by students to commemorate the 1994 Rwandan genocide in particular as well as other historical genocides.  All even More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Automatic plant watering   I found the secret to watering my indoor plants automatically. I use those dish detergent bottles with the pull-out tips. I fill them with water and add some liquid plant food occasionally. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Explain the gravy train has stopped

Dear Annie: Our 46-year-old son is bright, caring and an all-around good guy. Here’s the problem: “Munro” has never gotten much of an education, even though he’s had multiple chances and we have encouraged him to do so. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 9, 2016:  More...

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