January 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Predator hunts grow in popularity

Coyote hunts are becoming an increasingly popular offseason pastime for avid hunters, as well as providing a fundraising opportunity for sportsmen’s organizations throughout Huntingdon County.  More...

Blueprint committee efforts still continuing

While the Juniata River Blueprint Communities (JBRC) group has not met publicly since last summer, the core group has been working behind the scenes to fulfill the priorities to better Shirley Township, Mount Union and Mapleton boroughs. More...

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Local News

Saxton CHIP members to look for another meeting location

In order to help sustain itself and keep the group active, members of Saxton’s Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee agreed to consider holding regular monthly meetings in another location.  More...

Police Log

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Trough Creek firefighters recognized for service

Cierra Clevenger, 22, of Cassville was named the Trough Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co.’s “Firefighter of the Year” during ceremonies Sunday at the fire hall in Cassville.  More...

General News

Class ring lost by WWII vet returned to family 73 years later

AUDUBON, N.J. (AP) — The family of a deceased World War II veteran from New Jersey has been reunited with his 1938 class ring, lost 73 years ago while he was serving in the South Pacific.  More...

Local Sports

Eagles knock off Catholic 81-71

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team was out to exact some revenge on Landmark rival Catholic for an earlier loss this month on their home floor. More...

Smith leads Hornets to win over Fort Hill

Girls’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley freshman Halee Smith quietly scored a season-high 31 points Saturday afternoon to help the Green Hornets to a 79-53 nonleague victory. Valley had opened up a 12-point lead by halftime. More...

Eagles split matches

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata men’s volleyball hosted New Paltz and Wells College on the second day of Juniata Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles took the No. 2 Hawks to five sets but fell 3-2. Juniata rebounded with a 3-0 win over the Express.  More...

People/Pastimes

Comfort food to beat the winter blues

When the temperature drops, there’s nothing quite like the pleasure of simple and delicious comfort food. Instead of letting the winter chill get you down, warm your body and heart with dishes that are both comforting and delicious. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Harlan Ray Shope, who turns 10 years old today, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. His proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope of Three Springs. Harlan has an older sister, Melina. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 4:41 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017: More...

Three involved in MU robbery

State police at Huntingdon this morning are still investigating an alleged armed robbery that occurred on Pennsylvania Avenue in Mount Union Borough Sunday morning.  Police were called to a home at 10 E. Pennsylvania Ave. around 9 a.m. More...

Leaders support CCAP priorities

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) recently released its list of priorities for all 67 counties in the commonwealth for 2017, and those priorities are in line with priorities in Huntingdon County.  More...

Higher number of deer affected by CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) infected more deer in 2016 than any other year, showing an increased rate of spreading in central Pennsylvania. More...

State  Free Access 

Police stymied in search for twins missing 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two weeks after child welfare workers removed four children from a woman’s suburban Pittsburgh home in June for alleged neglect, they discovered an even bigger problem: The woman has two other children who are missing, a More...

State officials condemn Trump’s travel ban order

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As protests continued and Pennsylvania officials condemned President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations, advocates said several people detained after arrival at Philadel More...

Valley View man reunites with first responders

VALLEY VIEW, Pa. (AP) — Bill Malloy said he owes “everything” to those who brought him back from the brink of death.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 30   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

AFC stars hold on for 20-13 victory

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Pro Bowl has long been more about showmanship than competition. Clearly, that memo missed Lorenzo Alexander. More...

Metropolitan Division wins 4-3 decision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne Simmonds scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:58 to play, and fill-in coach Wayne Gretzky led the Metropolitan Division to a 4-3 victory over the Pacific Division on Sunday in the final match of the revamped NHL All-Star More...

Federer beats Nadal in epic Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and put some extra distance on the all-time list between himself and Rafael Nadal, the man he beat in a vintage five-set final at the Australian Open final.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Addiction problem within the home

Dear Annie: We have three children, ages 29, 27 and 23. The youngest is a fifth-year senior at a Midwestern university. We had our children rather late in life; I’m 66, and my wife is 60. More...

Hints from Heloise

A recipe for irritation

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about online recipes. — Heloise  “I often find recipes online. My pet peeve is people who write reviews when they’ve NOT tried the recipe.  More...

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