November 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘A flyer’s story’ told at historical society

On the eve of Veterans Day, over 20 people came to the Huntingdon County Historical Society’s Exhibit Gallery Thursday evening to hear “A Flyer’s Story,” the tale of William Riddleberger, a B-24 copilot during World War II.&nb More...

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Area brief

Retired lieutenant colonel to speak at Veterans Day dinner   More...

Police Log

Harassment   HOPEWELL TWP., BEDFORD CO. — State police at Bedford report Shawn Colbert, 47, Saxton, threatened to kill a 30-year-old male for stealing his drugs at 788 Hemlock St. at 9:06 p.m. Nov. 2.  More...

Walker Township leaders call for participation

The Walker Township Supervisors passed a motion to approve the advertisement of the 2016-17 budget Tuesday night at their monthly meeting.  Immediately after, they urged township residents to review the budget and join them in their meetings to More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 11   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Duke gets 28-27 upset of North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke waited until it was time to play No. More...

Ravens rout Browns 28-7

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens gained sole possession of first place in the AFC North at the expense of the winless Cleveland Browns, who reached a historic low point in franchise history.  Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes, a More...

Obama honors NBA champion Cavaliers

WASHINGTON (AP) — You learn a lot about people when they’re down, President Barack Obama declared Thursday, and he wasn’t talking about an election. More...

Press Club

Trojans learn in 3-D

This isn’t your grandma’s high school; times have changed and students have moved past the near magical wonders of counting with an abacus and using typewriters to something more advanced and three dimensional. More...

Rockets assist teachers

Most students just pay attention and learn. Others students increase their level of participation by becoming a student assistant.  More...

JVSD led by new superintendent

There have been many changes introduced during the 2016-17 school year, from new teachers to new Chromebooks for all students. One of the biggest changes for this school year is the new leader of Juniata Valley School District. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries if born before 9:24 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016:  More...

County resident dies in accident

An Alexandria man died following a one-vehicle rollover crash about 100 yards over the county line Thursday night in Tyrone Township, Blair County.  According to state police at Huntingdon, Parry Packer, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene of t More...

Local veterans honored during HASD programs

Like many area school districts, Huntingdon Area School District students celebrated local veterans this week during the days leading up to Veterans Day in the form of assemblies, tributes and readings.  More...

Capital 911 funding received from state

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board were informed at the regular monthly meeting Thursday the Act 12 funding through the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) has now been approved.  County 911 consultant Sid McConahy of More...

State  Free Access 

In return to Washington, Toomey upbeat about Trump prospects

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. More...

World  Free Access 

Teen dedicates life to finding World War II vets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For as long as he can remember, Rishi Sharma’s heroes haven’t been sports stars or movie stars or any other kind of stars. They’ve been the U.S. combat veterans who won World War II.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Signs of drought evident at areas of Raystown Lake

75 Years Ago  The cross-state physical fitness run sponsored by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association will extend into Huntingdon County as the aluminum baton is received above the Pennsylvania Industrial School by three Huntingd More...

Local Sports

Juniata travels to Susquehanna for finale

After losing its last three starts, the Juniata College football team is facing the possibility of a second straight losing campaign. The Eagles head into their season finale at Susquehanna Saturday needing a win to finish at .500.  More...

Five Eagles on AVCA Region team

LEXINGTON, KY- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Thursday announced its 2016 All-Region Teams. More...

Juniata men picked fourth in Landmark

TOWSON, Md.- The Landmark Conference announced its 2016 Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll Thursday. Juniata was picked to finish fourth overall with 41 points. The Eagles had two first-place votes.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Hack, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Her proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Waylon Robert McKim, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Rydge Michael Witherington, who turned 5 years old Oct. 18, 2016. His proud parents are George and Karen (Hinchee) Witherington of Maryland. Rydge is the grandson of George Sr. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Siblings estranged

Dear Annie: My youngest sister, “Rebecca,” and I have not spoken in over 25 years. She was the golden child — never getting into trouble, always getting anything and everything she wanted. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Collateral footwear

Dear Heloise: As a schoolteacher, I can’t tell you how many pencils I purchased and gave out to use, never to see them again. More...

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