June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Juneteenth event to be held Saturday

The local Juneteenth tradition will continue for its eighth year in Huntingdon from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Portstown Park.  More...

General News

Tips to get most out of doctor’s appointments

Dear Doctor: How do I get the most out of my relationship with my primary care physician? The appointments are so short these days, and I want to be smart about the way I use the time.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Young man to be ordained into Christian ministry

75 Years Ago  Thomas Donald Garner, one of Huntingdon’s most popular young men, will be ordained to the Christian ministry at a service to be held in the Abbey Church on Sunday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 14   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Royals sweep Giants with 7-2 victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit his 18th home run leading off the second inning, Jorge Bonifacio and Lorenzo Cain followed with back-to-back shots in the third and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday to More...

Martin’s homer lifts Jays over Rays

TORONTO (AP) — Russell Martin hit a tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Rays.  Kendrys Morales homered among his two hits and drove in four runs for the Blue Jays, who won More...

Nationals take Baker’s son in 27th round

NEW YORK (AP) — Darren Baker got scooped up by dad’s team again. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Mark Raymond Denoma, 6848 Loop Road, Huntingdon, and Melissa Ann McKenna, also of Huntingdon.  Alexander Paul Guyer, 626 Seventh St., Huntingdon, and Alyssa Mae Handy, 11060 Triple Trophy Lane, Mill Creek.  Andrew Christian Sipes, 228 Liver More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Tanner Michael Coleman, who turns 5 years old today, Thursday, June 15, 2017. His proud parents are Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Juniata Valley graduate completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman Bethany P. More...

School News

Local students complete studies at Mount Aloysius

At recent commencement exercises at the Mount Aloysius College Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center, 441 graduates completed degree requirements in their respective majors.  More...

NASCAR

POCONO

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Millennial march  The young drivers are pushing through to victory this season, and there’s no stopping them. Five drivers under 30 have scored Cup Series wins in 2017, the latest Ryan Blaney. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Funny thing   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Dillon, then Blaney. Will Chase Elliott ever get his first win? GODSPEAK: Don’t forget Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ouch! Elliott digs extra hard at Michigan and Daytona. More...

Jury’s decision favors plaintiff

It took jurors an hour and 19 minutes to return a six-figure verdict that favored the plaintiff after the third day of a malpractice trial involving a former local urologist Wednesday. Jurors found that the conduct of Dr. More...

JVSB members approve tax hike

With a vote of 8-1, members of the Juniata Valley School Board approved the general budget for the 2017- 18 school year with a 1.25- mill tax increase at its monthly meeting Wednesday evening. More...

Leaders discuss size of council

After two months in a row with not enough council members for a quorum, Mount Union Borough Council members are considering to seek a reduction in size. Council met at a specially scheduled meeting Wednesday to make up for the unsuccessful June 8. More...

Huntingdon man joins family business

When Hartslog Valley native Phil Paterson purchased an Erie Insurance agency in Huntingdon County and moved his family from the Williamsport area in 1993, it was an easy decision and one that was good for his family.  More...

State  Free Access 

Cosby jury reviews accuser’s testimony amid deliberations

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Friars asking judge to dismiss predator oversight charges

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — Three Franciscan friars have asked a judge to dismiss charges that they didn’t properly supervise a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high school.  More...

Appeals court upholds tax on sweetened drinks

An appeals court on Wednesday upheld Philadelphia’s 1.5- cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages, saying it does not duplicate Pennsylvania’s state sales tax.  More...

Local Sports

Six-run second earns Dogs win over Curve

ALTOONA - The Altoona Curve allowed six runs in the second inning and dropped the middle game of their series with the Portland Sea Dogs 7-4 Wednesday at PNG Field.  The Curve (34-29) surrendered five hits and three walks in the second frame to More...

JC to host passing tourney

The Juniata football coaching staff will be hosting a oneday 7-on-7 passing tournament and Big Man Camp Saturday, June 24. High school teams from around the state and New Jersey will be in attendance. Registration begins at 8 a.m.  More...

Hole-in-One

Matt Baer recorded the second hole-in-one of his golfing career while playing at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club.  He used a gap wedge to ace the par-three 15th hole. He was playing in a group with Wava Baer and Donna Morgan.   More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  The British meet terror with calm resolve, and put the ‘great’ in Great Britain, June 6   There are reasons British people have a reputation for keeping stiff upper lips in times of crisis.&n More...

Op-Eds

State’s new pension law strikes right balance for reform

The commonwealth faces a number of significant challenges, but none are as serious as the public employee pension crisis. Pension liabilities have reached a staggering $80 billion and continue to grow with each passing day.  More...

Making NAFTA worse

Like rose blossoms, a politician’s promises can be beautiful when they burst into full, glorious bloom — only to fade over time and, petal by petal, fall away.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA members raise funds for United Way

The FFA motto gives its members 12 short words to live by as they experience the opportunities the organization has to offer. They are Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.  More...

Many hands bring dairy products to consumers

June Dairy Month is quickly passing by, but there is so much to celebrate in this amazing industry! More...

Applications available for dairy scholarships

The Huntingdon County Dairy Scholarship Committee would like to invite qualified candidates to apply for the 2017 Huntingdon County Dairy Scholarship. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Step parenting woes

Dear Annie: This is my 36th year as a stepmother, and I am writing in hopes of helping others who are taking the huge step of blending families. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 16, 2017:  More...

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