March 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Vocational options on district’s radar

The Southern Huntingdon County School District superintendent is using his experience and working to research potential options to offer more vocational related courses.  Dwayne Northcraft told the members of the school board during their March More...

Lady Hornets bring home silver

The Juniata Valley Lady Hornets represented Huntingdon County and brought home the state PIAA 1A runner-up trophy following a 55-43 loss to Lebanon Catholic Friday afternoon at the Giant Center in He More...

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Biologist/cartoonist’s work on display at Juniata museum

Many artists using countless mediums of expression point to cartoons and comic books as early inspiration, so it’s truly fitting that the Juniata College Museum of Art will showcase the work of the college’s own comic book artist, Jay Hos More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jerret L. Phillips  Date of Birth: Aug. 28, 1993  Age: 23 years old  Height: 6 feet, 2 inches  Weight: 230 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Mount Union  More...

Mountain biking: Now a sport for kids

There’s nothing quite like riding through the woods on two, human-powered wheels.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 25   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

PIAA-1A Girls’ Basketball Championship:

Hornets can’t overtake Lebanon Catholic

Juniata Valley couldn’t have asked for a better start to Friday afternoon’s PIAA Girls’ Class 1A championship game inside Hershey’s GIANT Center.  More...

High School Tennis;

Bearcats fall 7-0 at Bedford

The Huntingdon tennis team suffered its first loss of the young season by a 7-0 scoring Friday afternoon at Bedford.  Bedford won all five singles matches in straight sets and took the doubles matches by identical 10-4 scores.  More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union blanks CK 6-0

It took the Mount Union softball team three innings before it settled in and started to put some hits together. More...

People/Pastimes

Elco retirees to hold breakfast

This week is the first week of spring so it is hoped flowers and green leaves will be spotted soon.  The next monthly breakfast gathering of the former and retired Elco employees will be held at 8:30 a.m. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Logan Smith, who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, March 25, 2017. His proud parents are Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek. Logan has a big sister, Aliyah. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to siblings Isabella and Maxwell Chadwick. “Bella” turned 8 Thursday, March 9, 2017, and “Max” turns 4 years old, today, Saturday, March 25, 2017. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sad, old mother-in-law

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been arguing over his family. His mother is very controlling and causes a lot of problems. Her husband died about 25 years ago, and ever since then, she’s just stopped living.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces if born before 10:11 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 27, 2017:  More...

District judge retiring April 2

While the race for magisterial district judge (MDJ) in the southern part of the county is heating up, the current MDJ is preparing to hang up her robe before the end of her term.  More...

HASD all-weather track celebrated

Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) staff and local officials welcomed the new all-weather track at the War Vets Field in Huntingdon Friday before the first high school (HAHS) track meet of the season. More...

Groups recognized for Tire War event

Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, along with Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County and Keep Perry County Beautiful, have won the 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for public service in environmental stewards More...

World  Free Access 

UK police arrest 10 in London attack probe

LONDON (AP) — British police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data," have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of witnesses in a vast operation to trace how a British man became radicalized and launched a dea More...

Indonesia police fire tear gas on protesters

BEKASI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse hard-line Muslims protesting against the construction of a Catholic church in a satellite city of the capital, Jakarta.  More...

General News

Trump Hotels plot big expansion, but political problems loom

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an enterprise whose owner sits in the Oval Office.  More...

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ epic fail, say viewers and critics

NEW YORK (AP) — If your web connection seems sluggish while you’re watching “Iron Fist,” don’t blame your internet provider. The problem is the listless pace of this new Netflix series.  More...

Iraqi-American composer musically translates wartime letters

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Archbishop Wood and Boyertown win inaugural titles

Boys Class 2A  Sewickley 68, Constitution 63   More...

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

So. Carolina rips Baylor

EAST REGION  South Carolina 70, Baylor 50   NEW YORK — Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals, the Bears’ wor More...

Angels toss no-hitter

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Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — 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

Orbisonia congregation celebrates pastor’s ordination

A Southern Huntingdon County congregation had much to celebrate March 19 as they took part in recognizing their pastor’s commitment to ministry.  The Rev. More...

Archdiocese holds refugee prayer service

An immigrants and refugees prayer service was led by Philadelphia Archdiocese Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. More...

Special events, services

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