January 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Trials scheduled for selected jurors

Juries for three cases were selected Monday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  Six women, six men and two male alternates will serve as the jury for a case against Kirk Daniel Hagleston, 48, Todd, facing charges of rape of a child, More...

‘Chasing the Dragon’ film to be screened

A documentary, “Chasing the Dragon,” will be shown from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Mount Union Area High School as part of a community movement to combat the current opioid epidemic.  More...

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Local News

Individuals, services retained by Saxton council

During its first meeting of the new year, Saxton Borough Council Monday evening retained many individuals and services it utilizes throughout the year.  Council agreed to maintain the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. More...

Alexandria council member officially resigns position

This was the last meeting for Alexandria Borough Council chairperson Mike Peters, as he officially resigned from his post at the monthly meeting Monday evening.  Council members voted to approve his resignation, effective Monday, with regret. More...

Area brief

Blair County Republicans to offer free workshop   More...

Local Sports

Girls’ Basketball:

Valley handles Huntingdon 51-23

Juniata Valley knocked down the first two baskets during Monday evening’s non-league contest at Huntingdon, but the Bearcats answered back and built a three-point advantage almost midway through the first period. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans tame EJ

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team was on the road Monday night in a nonleague match up with East Juniata. More...

Hornets sting Vikings

Juniata Valley got things going late in the first quarter and started pouring in the points. A 22-0 run that bridged the first and second quarters sent the Hornets on their way to an 80-58 victory over visiting Glendale Monday.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Jan. 6

WASHINGTON - Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 6.  House  More...

Our Readers Write

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Winter weather and Farm Show week

Here’s a riddle: What attracts snow in Pennsylvania each January? Farm Show week, of course.  More...

Special Sections

Area businesses get KIZ credits

Huntingdon County businesses were among the 263 early stage, technology-oriented businesses that were approved for tax credits for the 2016 as part of the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) program. More...

HASB members discuss finances

The Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) learned Monday night its 2017-2018 budget may be negatively impacted due to changes in legislature, and could be impacted further based on bills that may be introduced in the House and Senate. More...

TM board members look ahead to budget

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening briefly reviewed several millage impact scenarios to support the district’s 2017-18 budget and indicated that the board probably will increase real estate taxes up to the 3.6 state index.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

US Senator visits Mount Union

75 years ago  United States entry into World War II touched off a marriage boom across the nation in the historical wartime pattern. More...

Osteoporosis in post-menopausal women

Dear Doctor: I just turned 65, and even though I’m strong and healthy, my friends say I should be concerned about osteoporosis. What is it, and how do I know if I have it?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 9   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thunder zaps Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away from the Chicago Bulls for an easy 109-94 victory Monday night.  Steven Adams scored 22 points and Enes Kanter had 20 More...

College Football Championship:

Watson, Clemson dethrone Alabama 35-31

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Chiefs after rare playoff victory at Arrowhead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

People/Pastimes

How art benefits young brains

Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effects on young people and the development of their brains.  More...

Witnesses of abuse

Dear Annie: My daughter and I have witnessed aggressive acts in public areas and are at a loss as to what, if any, action we should take. The most recent example was when we watched a man yelling at what appeared to be his significant other. More...

Student News

Orbisonia woman named to dean’s list   Mackenzie Ann Covert of Orbisonia has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Kutztown University.  More...

Healthy Living

Take some time to get to know yourself

Self-esteem starts with self-acceptance. If you’d like to work on your confidence, the first step is to be aware of who you really are deep down. Only then can you build solid relationships with others. More...

High-intensity interval training: short workouts that really pay off

Did you know that short, highly intense periods of exercise have been found to be more effective than longer, moderately intense sessions? More...

Is your sleep hygiene optimal?

Fatigue, poor concentration, irritability and cravings for sweet foods can all be caused by lack of sleep. These impairments can negatively affect your dayto day activities and your health. Having trouble sleeping? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017:  More...

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