April 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Work progressing on DEP watershed plan

Development of Phase 3 of the Pennsylvania Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan began April 3, with the first meeting of the steering committee that will coordinate a broad-based effort by work groups and committed partners in the 43 watershe More...

Libraries to benefit from TDN program

In honor of National Library Week, four local libraries have been named as the April beneficiaries of The Daily News Community Sponsorship Program.  More...

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CJAB members update board on trends, programs

The Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) heard a number of updates from several community partners and businesses at their first quarterly meeting of 2017.  Children and Youth Services (CYS) director Joyce Zolten gave an update on recent trend More...

Mentored youth trout day opens today ahead of season

The state Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is kicking off the mentored youth program today, Saturday, April 8, ahead of the statewide opening of trout season next week.  Starting in 2014, the statewide initiative encourages trout anglers to mento More...

Area brief

Fifth annual Toad’s Trot 5K event planned   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 8   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bases-loaded walk helps Tigers down BoSox 6-5

DETROIT (AP) — JaCoby Jones capped a wild eighth inning with a bases-loaded walk, and the Detroit Tigers outlasted the flu-bitten Boston Red Sox 6-5 on Friday to win their ninth straight home opener.  More...

Pirates hold off Braves 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese and Francisco Cervelli hit back-to-back home runs and Pittsburgh won its home opener in snow flurries, beating Atlanta.  Freese and Cervelli went deep off reliever Josh Collmenter leading off the fifth inning More...

Virginia penalized

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia has been penalized after it self-reported Level II violations of NCAA bylaws by its football program.  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

Former movie theater converted to worship space

What was once a prominent movie palace and museum now serves as a place of worship in the former coal mining hamlet of historic Robertsdale.  More...

Local Easter Sunday services

— 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, will host an Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m. with breakfast following and a regular service at 9 a.m.  More...

Special events, services

Cemetery cleanup A cemetery clean-up will be held in the Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery, behind the Alexandria Presbyterian Church, beginning at 9 a.m. today, Saturday, April 8. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unwillingly estranged from children

Dear Annie: My situation is the classic example you would find in a college psychiatry textbook in a chapter dealing with mental cause and effect, and your input to solve it is necessary.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 10, 2017:  More...

J Valley students survey area ponds

For the past few weeks, Juniata Valley Elementary School (JVES) students have been visiting area ponds, not only for the educational value, but as participants in real science in cooperation with the Huntingdon County Conservation District and the Pe More...

Hospital work affects surgeries

With construction still underway for the new heart catheterization lab at J.C. More...

General News

King of Insult Comedy dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — He was only kidding.  Really. More...

Museum of the American Revolution is getting ready to open this month

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an actual whiff of the Revolutionary War when Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution op More...

National parks are healthy and growing

in our region that is drawing more than 300,000 visitors a year – and I’m not talking about the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. Not that Flight 93 doesn’t draw more than 300,000 visitors annually. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Trojans handle Glendale 14-4

On a day better suited for a snowball battle than a baseball game, Mount Union managed to play a pretty solid game against visiting Glendale. More...

Games postponed

Poor playing conditions resulting from Thursday’s rain and frigid temperatures with high winds force postponements of nearly all of  Friday’s scholastic sports events.  Bald Eagle at Huntingdon baseball is rescheduled for Tuesda More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union tops Bearcats

It was a very cold and windy Friday afternoon in Mount Union for the Trojans non-league contest with Huntingdon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Teacher attends arctic training for class

Juniata Valley Elementary School (JVES) teacher Kristin Joivell attended arctic field training and wilderness first aid courses at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, recently to prepare for a research trip to Greenland this summer.  More...

Locks of Love

Rachel Feagley of Huntingdon, right, recently donated a length of hair to Locks of Love with assistance from stylist Penny Miller at In Style Salon, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Orbisonia man named athlete of the month

Information technology student Andrew James of Orbisonia has been named the February Athlete of the Month for Central Penn College.  More...

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