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Home rehab project to begin soon

Despite a winter storm that blanketed the Broad Top area with at least 6 inches of snow Thursday, a kickoff meeting for a proposed home rehabilitation project scheduled for 12 Broad Top City Borough residences was held.  Broad Top City Borough C More...

Senate approves bill geared to protect pay

Public sector union members moved toward gaining greater control of their earnings this week, as the state Senate passed momentous legislation sponsored by state Sen. More...

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Local News

Plow truck, car involved in Morris Twp. crash

State police at Huntingdon are still investigating a head-on collision involving a PennDOT plow vehicle and a car that occurred on Route 45 in Morris Township shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday.  More...

Route 26 North closed due to downed tree

A large tree fell near the village of Donation in Oneida Township Thursday afternoon and brought power lines down with it following heavy, wet snow.  Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Stone Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. More...

New anesthesiologist welcomed at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of anesthesiologist Atif Victor Farag, M.D., to its medical staff.  “Dr. More...

General News

Travel ban on hold; appeals court sides with states

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations is on hold after the 9th U.S. More...

Civil War battle painting to be moved to new location

ATLANTA (AP) — A colossal panoramic painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the Civil War will be lifted by cranes from the building where it has been housed for nearly a century and then trucked to its new location.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Moose Lodge hosts guests at rededication banquet

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon Lodge No. 233, Loyal Order of Moose, last night was host to more than 275 persons—lodge men, their ladies and special guests—at the annual banquet. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Zags stays unbeaten with 90-60 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. More...

Women’s Basketball:

Maryland routs Illinois 84-59

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 29 points and No. More...

Carson Palmer coming back

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Carson Palmer is coming back for a 15th NFL season.  The 37-year-old quarterback made the commitment in a statement released Thursday.  More...

Press Club

Field trip inspires HCCTC students

Students enrolled in the automotive mechanics and collision repair programs at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) have loved cars most of their lives. More...

JV Pink Zone game benefits staff member

The Juniata Valley Girls’ Basketball team played the Glendale Lady Vikings at home for their annual Pink Zone game Thursday, Feb. 2. More...

SHC teachers share their love story

With the midpoint of February approaching, most people are sensing the approach of Valentine’s Day. This holiday has long been providing loved ones the opportunity to show how much they care about each other.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Leo if born before 8:52 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Trial scheduled to resume Tues.

In a courtroom filled with residents from Springfield Township and Taylor Township, Fulton County, attorneys continued to search for the answer to a question plaguing the small group of supervisors in the southern end of the county.  More...

County 911 funds expected to arrive

After a year of waiting, the county will soon receive $1.1 million in Act 12 funding to help pay for the new computer aided dispatch (CAD) system and phone system. More...

Hospice volunteers organize outreach event

Representatives of a local hospice agency visited Shirley Home for the Aged, Shirleysburg, Thursday as part of an effort to reach out to the community through volunteering.  SouthernCare Hospice, a part of Curo Health Services, which serves Blai More...

State  Free Access 

Northeast digs out from biggest storm of season

BOSTON (AP) — The Northeast is digging out from a winter storm that dumped a foot or more of snow along the New York-to-Boston corridor, forced the cancellation of schools in cities big and small and grounded thousands of flights.  More...

Deer runs amok inside supermarket

MANCHESTER (AP) — Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and briefly ran amok.  The doe burst into a Giant grocery store in the borough of Manchester on Monday, The More...

Crews search for man buried in trash at landfill

KERSEY (AP) — Crews on Thursday were searching for a landfill worker who was buried when a mound of garbage and dirt slid down on the machine he was operating.  State police said the worker was driving a garbage compactor when the machine More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 10   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...

Local Sports

PIAA Team Wrestling:

Huntingdon gets past Wyalusing Valley 44-24

A formula that has worked all season paid dividends Thursday when Huntingdon defeated Wyalusing Valley 44-24 in the first round of the PIAA Class AA Team Championships in Hershey’s Giant Center Thursday afternoon.  More...

Moist rolls 300 game, 813 series

Nathan Moist, a 32-yearold right hander from Lewistown, accomplished two milestones while bowling for Perfect Storm in the Mount Union Men’s League Thursday night at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  Moist has been bowling since he was six, sta More...

Games postponed

Thursday’s snowfall ulimately wiped out the entire day of area high school sporting events.  Bellwood at Juniata Valley boys basketball has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, junior high at 4 p.m., junior varsity at 6 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Valentine’s recipes you’ll love to share

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off this Valentine’s Day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love.  Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse More...

Combat cold and flu

When cold and flu season strikes, millions of Americans find themselves coughing, sneezing, congested, aching, uncomfortable - and sometimes, downright miserable. More...

School News

Juniata Valley High School Honor Roll

Mike Estep, principal at Juniata Valley High School, has released the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2016-17 school years as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Dealing with debilitating grief

Dear Annie: I am a 69-year-old man who, until now, only read your column periodically. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Screen shot in progress

Dear Heloise: I have a document titled “WIP” (Work In Progress) that I’ve saved on the “quick launch” bottom of my computer desktop.  More...

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