June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Organization hosts Flag Day service

The history and significance of the American flag was honored last evening by members of local organizations and community members who gathered at the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks (BPOE) Lodge 976, Huntingdon.  More...

Area man sentenced in 2011 shooting

A Huntingdon man charged in a 2011 shooting and with endan- gering the welfare of a child in 2015 won’t spend anymore time in jail on those charges after being sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  More...

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HPD to conduct child safety seat checks   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Borough Police will conduct a child safety seat check at the police station on the corner of Sixth and Washington streets from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 16. More...

Post-sentence motions filed in drug case

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas heard oral arguments on post-sentence motions filed on behalf of a convicted drug dealer Tuesday.  Centre County attorney Steven Trialonas spoke for his client, Luis Bernal, 37, confined to Centre Coun More...

Police Log

DUI crash   More...

World  Free Access 

Man wanted for killing three captured in Pennsylvania

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Martha Stewart gets into meal kit business

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking like Martha Stewart is about to get easier.  The home goods mogul and cookbook author is getting into the fast-growing meal kit business. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 15   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Seven area players on Class A/AA team

Distict Six Softball:

Southern Huntingdon had five players named to this year’s District Six Class A/AA All-Star team, while Mount Union had two players selected.  More...

ICC track has 14 from area on list

A total of 14 athletes, eight boys and six girls from four area high schools, have been recognized as Inter-County Track & Field all-stars for the 2016 season.  Southern Huntingdon led the area contingent with five boys and two girls earning More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs hold off Nationals; Taillon tough for Pirates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. More...

Pirates place Gerrit Cole on 15-day DL

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right triceps Tuesday, leaving the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates without their ace.  Touted prospect Jameson Taillon was recalled from Triple A Indianapolis t More...

Warriors still confident

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.  More...

School News

Penn State hosts commencement ceremonies

The spring 2016 commencement ceremonies were held on the campuses of Penn State University May 6, 7, 8.  More...

‘Culture of Wine’ presentation

Bethany Benson, professor of art at Juniata College, recently shared her presentation on the “Culture of Wine” during the Huntingdon Rotary Club’s regular luncheon meeting. More...

Juniata Valley High School Honor Rolls

Mike Estep, principal at Juniata Valley High School, has released the honor rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2015-16 school year as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Frosting for the fair

Dear Heloise: I work for The Courier newspaper in Findlay, Ohio, and it’s my job every morning to get your column ready for the paper! I love my job, especially getting to read all the hints first!  More...

CDBG money to be returned

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved sending competitive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds back to the state at their regular weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Board approves HCCTC budget

During Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of the Joint Operating Committee (JOC) of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC), the board unanimously approved the 2016-17 operating budget in the amount of $2,670,011.  More...

Smithfield recycling containers removed

Ongoing issues with trash and unwanted household items improperly disposed of in the recycling containers located behind the Smithfield Township building have caused the supervisors to have the containers removed.  More...

State  Free Access 

State House sends public pension overhaul to Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pensions for newly hired school employees and state workers would see some major changes under a proposal approved by the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday and sent to the Senate.  More...

Jury rejects Pittsburgh officer’s retaliation claim lawsuit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal court jury rejected a Pittsburgh police clerk’s claim that she was wrongly suspended with pay for more than three years for questioning whether the former mayor gave a valet parking vendor preferential treatmen More...

County tells Trump to stop using photo with cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania county has asked Donald Trump’s campaign to stop using a picture the presumptive Republican presidential nominee had taken with several county police officers.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Saxton volunteers to host firemen’s convention

75 Years Ago  Harry Herbert Kell, prominent citizen of Petersburg, died at his home. Mr. Kell had been ill of a heart ailment for the past four months.  More...

Business News

Petersburg resident retires from MBG

On June 10, Shelby Metz brought to a close her 41-year, life-long insurance career with Mutual Benefit Group (MBG). She began her employment with MBG in 1974, immediately following her graduation from Huntingdon Area High School. More...

Juniata College receives insurance group donation

Lititz Mutual Insurance Co., a regional insurance company that is part of a fourcompany insurance group, donated $50,000 to Juniata College through the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to help fu More...

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn site for $26.2 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy 95th Birthday

HAPPY 95th BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Mary Fasick who celebrated her birthday May 15, 2016, at a surprise get together with her family. She was presented with a homemade quilt constructed by her great-granddaughter.  More...

Juniata Valley Senior Citizens

An appreciation dinner was hosted for volunteers at the Juniata Valley Senior Citizens Center May 21, which was cooked and served by members of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Tanner Michael Coleman who celebrates his 4th birthday today, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. His proud parents are Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be proactive about your health care

Dear Annie: I’ve seen several doctors recently, and each time I noticed that they gave a lot of information so quickly that I could not absorb it all, nor could I remember it entirely. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 16, 2016:  More...

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