March 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Time change set to occur Sunday

County residents will need to move their clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. More...

Tax option supports military grant funds

Folks filing their 2016 state personal income taxes can help military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program.  The program provides grants of up to $3,5 More...

Local News

Cyro Baptista to perform at Juniata College

Brazilian composer and percussionist Cyro Baptista will perform at Juniata College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Christy Miner  Date of Birth: June 15, 1979  Age: 37 years old  Height: 5 feet, 2 inches  Weight: 127 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Blonde or strawberry  Last known address(es): Masontown  More...

Liberty leaders seek playground equipment funding

With the Stonerstown Community Playground project now finished, the Liberty Township Supervisors agreed at their March meeting to apply for additional funding through the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission’s Playground E More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championship:

Boozel wins 100th, joins Oliver in championship finals

Day two at the PIAA state wrestling championships at The Giant Center in Hershey is where everyone finds out what medals they have a chance to win today. More...

PIAA-1A Boys’ Basketball:

Hornets come back to beat Imani in OT

Playing in a PIAA playoff game for the first time since 2001, Juniata Valley’s boys had to come from behind and go to overtime to beat Imani Christian 79-76 Friday night at Northgate High School in suburban Pittsburgh.  More...

Juniata softball loses twice

The Juniata softball team wrapped up its weeklong Florida trip on Friday morning with games against Husson and Oneonta State. Juniata was bested by Husson in the first game 5-2 and fell to the Red Dragons in the second game 11-4.  More...

People/Pastimes

Penn College to host spring open house

For more than 100 years, Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors have tailored their curricular offerings to students’ dreams and employers’ needs. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Axton Leroy Norris, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, March 11, 2017. His proud parents are Jeremy and Natasha Norris of Petersburg. More...

Mount Union TOPS members attend fall rally

The members of the Mount Union TOPS chapter finished up a busy fall and are set to begin another successful year.  A bake sale fundraiser was held in September and raised $100.50 for the group.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Breakups are never easy

Dear Annie: I was dating a woman for about two years, and recently, out of nowhere, she told me that she wanted to break up with me. I’ve been trying to get answers from her, but she hasn’t been giving me straight ones. More...

Special Sections

Candidates file MDJ petitions

Candidates seeking to have their name on the ballot for the Tuesday, May 16, election filed their petitions in the courthouse this week and of the 235 filed, quite a few came from the southern part of the county.  More...

Recycling drop-off site issues persist

Despite relocating its Smithfield Township recycling bins to Fairgrounds Road in August 2016, the county’s recycling coordinator said some individuals are still putting the program in jeopardy.  “We are seeing increased amounts of it More...

State’s groundwater system improved

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has improved the statewide groundwater information system and the announcement came this week just in time to honor National Groundwater Awareness Week.  More...

General News

Kentucky voters aren’t afraid of health care plan opposition

FRANKFORT, Ky. More...

Proposed $54B defense budget jump won’t help overall economy much

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investing another $54 billion in the U.S. military won’t do much for the overall economy.  President Donald Trump last week proposed a 10 percent increase in defense spending. More...

Parole board denies mercy for killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s parole board has rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned inmate who killed his wife and the man who had let the couple live in his home.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 11 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For additional information, please call 643- 0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Memory filled week coming at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A bottle of Musk Monsieur — the cologne that announced Arnold Palmer was near — is still on his desk at Bay Hill.  More...

Work on Atlanta stadium almost done

ATLANTA (AP) — Workers grooming the infield dirt at the Braves’ new SunTrust Park on Thursday wore hardhats that cast a misleading image.  Most of the hard work is complete.  “We are completely through with the major eleme More...

Men’s Basketball:

Villanova tops Seton Hall; Duke wins

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Hart scored 19 points, including the game-winning basket with 9.6 seconds to play, and No. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Luncheon speaker focuses on domestic violence

The members of the Huntingdon Presbyterian Women gathered together Wednesday for their annual Ecumenical Luncheon, which coincided with International Women’s Day and the Presbyterian Church’s “Celebrate the Gifts of Women” obs More...

Passover Seder to be held in Broad Top

The Broad Top Area Ministerium will host a Passover Seder at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Dudley. The entire community is invited to attend.  More...

Special events, services

Bandage rolling  p The Juniata Valley Ministerium will host a bandage rolling service project from 1-4 p.m. today, Saturday, March 11, at the Bethel Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, located on Route 305. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 14, 2017:  More...

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