September 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunters’ questions sought at meeting

Whether it’s a hunter who likes to hike miles along a mountain ridge for a getaway from-it-all hunt, or one who has disabilities that limit how far away or where they can pursue whitetails or other game, the state Game Commission wants to hear More...

Labor Day fishing rate reduced to $1

The state Fish and Boat Commission is offering a special fishing opportunity to entice adults and kids to fish on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Morgan Miller  Date of Birth: April 9, 1991  Age: 25  Height: 5 feet, 7 inches  Weight: 115 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 22186 Mount Carmel Road, Three Springs.  Wan More...

MU man sentenced for heroin possession

A Mount Union man will serve time in state prison for possessing heroin after pleading guilty in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Broad Top City officials to hold special meeting

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to hold a special meeting with sewage committee members Tuesday, Sept. 6, to discuss the borough applying for grant funds to upgrade its community sewage treatment plant.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Tropical Storm Ernesto dumps over 2 inches of rain

75 Years Ago  Bellwood Antis Township Joint School Board has postponed opening of the school term until Sept. 8 as a “precautionary measure” against the spread of infantile paralysis.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans come back to top Valley

Mount Union had to hold off a late drive by Juniata Valley, inside two minutes in the fourth quarter with the Hornets attempting to kick a field goal for the win. More...

Tussey falls short in loss to Everett

One thing Everett had going its way during Friday night’s Inter-County Conference contest at Saxton was its passing. More...

Bellefonte holds off Huntingdon

Bellefonte won the field position battle most of the game Friday night at War Vets Field, forcing host Huntingdon to battle from behind most of the night.  The Bearcats made a lastditch effort to stay unbeaten, but a missed two-point conversion More...

Religion News

Church anniversary a celebration of faith

Songs of praise and worship rung out at the Petersburg Bethel Presbyterian Church as the congregation wrapped up a weekend of celebration honoring the church’s 150th anniversary Aug. More...

Mother Teresa’s ‘miracle’ doesn’t feel special, just loved

The Brazilian man whose “miraculous” cure from a brain infection paved the way for Mother Teresa’s canonization this weekend said he is grateful for his life but doesn’t feel particularly chosen by God.  Rather, Marcilio More...

‘Gospel in the Gap’ to benefit ministry

The Chaplain in the Park ministry will host “Gospel in the Gap,” a benefit concert to support the ministry at Cowans Gap State Park and Ye Olde Mill Campground at the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill, from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Work and politics don’t mix

Dear Annie: My daughter is a college student with a part-time job. She loves her job and most of the other employees. The problem is with her boss.  More...

Doctor K

Juicing is not all it’s cracked up to be

DEAR DOCTOR K: Are the benefits of juicing as great as I’ve heard?  More...

Special Sections

Area man pleads guilty to crimes

The James Creek man accused of setting fire to his Penn Township mobile home and firing shots at state police troopers in late November 2015 pleaded guilty to his crimes Friday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Witness tree planted at nature center

Friday night was more than just an annual appreciation dinner for the directors of Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center in Barree Township, it was an opportunity to celebrate the center’s history and future.  More...

Lots of trash, tires collected at river cleanup

Volunteers from the Juniata River Cleanup were able to clean up five tons of trash and 97 tires from a four-mile stretch of the river during an event Aug. More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. gives nonunion workers large raise

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is giving state government managers and other nonunion workers the largest boost in pay they have received in decades and perhaps longer.  More...

World  Free Access 

Superstar chef feasts globally on new Amazon Prime series

NEW YORK (AP) — Caution: Eat before you watch “Eat the World.” Do not come to this new Emeril Lagassehosted docuseries hungry for anything other than new insights about food, travel and culture.  More...

CNN, NBC set campaign programming for next week

NEW YORK (AP) — With the traditional Labor Day marker that starts presidential campaigns in earnest, television outlets are getting ready to ride the momentum.  More...

Study: Paper still prevails over e-books

NEW YORK (AP) — Adult readers in the U.S. still strongly favor paper over e-books, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wartman-White will return for Nittany Lions

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Sock tops Cilic to reach 4th round

NEW YORK (AP) — Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. More...

Ryan Moore, James Hahn shoot 65s in opening round

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Moore changed his schedule to pile up tournaments at the end of the year with hopes of getting into a rhythm going into the FedEx Cup playoffs.  He has no complaints with the results.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Mount Union couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Don and Gloria (Pyles) Morder of Mount Union, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. More...

Five generations of family

Five generations of family, seated, from the left, Jane Snare, holding her great-great-grandson, Mason Lee Reed, born July 20; standing, granddaughter, Machelle Snare, great-grandson, Joshua Reed, and More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Owen Patrick Stoner, who turns 4 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. His proud parents are Alicia Stoner and William Stoner, both of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra if born before 8:34 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 5, 2016:  More...

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