April 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire co.’s annual carnival canceled

A local fire company has been tasked with the decision of canceling its annual fundraising carnival.  Members of the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Isaiah Wesley Shore  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Carrying the cross

A large procession of worshippers traveled from the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church to their final stop at St. More...

JC soccer to host ID Clinic

The Juniata College men’s soccer coaching staff is offering an opportunity for interested high school soccer players to experience a college soccer training environment and evaluation.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 15   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 

Crosby leads Pens to 4-1 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan’s decision to throw together Sidney Crosby, Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel was two parts pragmatism and one part experimentation.  More...

Canadiens get even; Blues take 2-0 lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Alexander Radulov scored at 18:34 of overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night in Game 2 of the first-round series.  More...

Pirates beat Cubs 4-2 to end four-game skid

CHICAGO (AP) — Last season’s division rivalry with the Chicago Cubs provided few, if any, good memories for Pittsburgh Pirates, especially at Wrigley Field.  Things are off to a much better start this time around.  David Freese More...

Religion News

Pope urges prisoners to serve one another

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen inmates at a maximum security prison on Holy Thursday in a pre-Easter ritual meant to show his willingness to serve society’s most marginal and give them hope. More...

The Conversation: Is temptation such a bad thing?

The Washington Post recently published a profile on Karen Pence, the “prayerwarrior wife” of Vice President Mike Pence. More...

What is Communion?

Some people, including young children preparing to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion, may be confused by what it is all about. Children may mistakenly think that receiving Holy Communion is a singular event. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 17, 2017:  More...

Voting deadline is approaching

With the Tuesday, May 16, municipal primary election quickly approaching, there are some important dates voters should keep in mind.  Monday, April 17, is the last day to register to vote or change a current party affiliation for the primary ele More...

Relay For Life venue to change

Huntingdon County’s 22nd Relay For Life is just a little over a month away and organizers are planning the event in a brand-new location this year.  Relay For Life will be held from 10 a.m. More...

Launch permits required for those using state-owned facilities

As weather continues to get warmer, those setting out on local waterways, whether for fishing or recreation, are reminded to adhere to the state rules and regulations.  More...

General News

Train stuck in tunnel three hours

NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disrupt More...

Passenger dragged off flight will need reconstructive surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines and the city of Chicago may find themselves the target of lawsuits by the man who was dragged off a United plane in Chicago last week after refusing to give up his seat.  More...

Virginia Tech tragedy, 10 years later

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kevin Sterne has spent 10 years trying not to let himself be defined by the mass shooting that nearly killed him at Virginia Tech. More...

Local Sports

2016-17 Girls’ Basketball Statistics:

Valley’s Halee Smith wins scoring title

Five Hornet starters finish in top 10   More...

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata wins 3-1 to reach CVC championship

The Juniata men’s volleyball team was one step away from the Continental Volleyball Conference title match on Friday as it faced off against Stevenson in the semifinals. More...

JC’s Seeley and Peterson named to all-CVC team

Thursday, the Continental Volleyball Conference announced its 2017 All-Conference Team. Juniata was represented by senior middle blocker Kyle Seeley and sophomore outside hitter Quinn Peterson.  More...

People/Pastimes

Sweet ideas for a bright, seasonal spread

Spring is blooming on your Easter table. From yellow chick cupcakes to blueberry French-toast casseroles, there are plenty of ways to wow your brunch guests with simple seasonal recipes.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jonathan Benjamin Harmer, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, April 15, 2017. His proud parents are Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek. More...

Births

Daniel and Lindsey (Brode) Coffman of Saxton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Sawyer Breez Coffman, at 12:35 p.m. April 11, 2017, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Sawyer weighed 9 pounds, .8 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

School News

Juniata Valley High School Honor Roll

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

Annie's Mailbox

Getting a good night’s sleep is difficult

Dear Annie: I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I am writing to ask you to please publish my letter in your column, as I believe that given your wide audience, this will provide the greatest possibility of helping other FMS patients.  More...

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