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Area job fair features array of opportunities

Job seekers and employers converged on the Smithfield Fire Hall Thursday afternoon to take part in a job fair hosted by Huntingdon County CareerLink.  Held twice annually, the job fairs are a chance for those looking to hire to meet with those s More...

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Speeding concerns discussed at meeting

Huntingdon Borough Council members heard concerns about speeding from several residents at Tuesday night’s meeting.  “Does anything think there is a speed problem in the borough?,” asked Bob Ritchey. More...

Annual 5K to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County & Community State Bank of Orbisonia “In Step for Kids” 5K walk Run will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, with registration beginning at 12:30 p.m. More...

On Their Way

Name: Alexander John Rothstein  Age: 17  Parents: Peter Rothstein and Laura Siems of Huntingdon.  Siblings: Aaron and Adam Rothstein  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 25   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Can you believe it?  Tonight we start another football season. More...

H.S. Cross Country Preview:

Trojan teams optimistic

The Mount Union cross country squad has come into practice this fall very optimistic about the season that stands in front of them. The Trojans have a strong turnout with 22 runners reporting for practice. More...

High School Golf:

Trojans open with two wins

The Mount Union golf team got its season under way Thursday afternoon at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union. More...

People/Pastimes

Woodcock Valley Lions host installation service

Three Lions clubs, Huntingdon, Juniata Valley and Woodcock Valley, met June 8 to hold its third installation program.  More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 24, 2017  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Edward and Cindy Schmidt of Saltillo, who celebrated their anniversary yesterday, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Happy anniversary, Edward and Cindy!   More...

Licensed to Wed

Cory Allen Mills, 10859 Valley St., Rockhill, and Kirstin Lee Markel, also of Rockhill.  Ronald William Morningstar, 178 Pine St., Wood, and Palm Kencheri, also of Wood.  Michael Scott St. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra if born before 4:40 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017:  More...

New DUI law effective today

Lawmakers hope a new DUI ignition interlock law that goes into effect today will not only help protect the community, but restore normality back to an offender’s life. More...

AAA backs ignition interlock change

AAA Central Penn fully supports the new ignition interlock law, Act 33 of 2016, that officially goes into effect today, as it will protect the safety of drivers in the county and throughout central Pennsylvania.  More...

Poacher receives three-year ban

A Bellefonte man pleaded guilty to count one of serious unlawful take associated with using scuba diving equipment and a spear gun to poach fish in the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. Vitaly A. More...

Annual picnic celebrates those who served

Veterans from the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home enjoyed sunny skies and fellowship with a cruise and picnic hosted by veterans from local organizations Thursday at Raystown Lake.  More...

State  Free Access 

Ex-mayor acquitted of race riot murder has died

A former Pennsylvania mayor who was acquitted of murder in the killing of a black woman during racial unrest in 1969 died early Thursday, about a month after being diagnosed with cancer.  More...

Woman shot during home invasion in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the back during a home invasion in Philadelphia.  Police say two masked men entered the home on North 23rd Street and demanded money and valuables around 1:30 a.m. More...

Officer charged with breaking into evidence room before OD

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A former Pennsylvania police officer who was found unconscious of an apparent overdose at the station has been charged with stealing drugs seized as evidence and hammering a hole in the wall of the secured evidence room.  More...

General News

NC public school system bans Confederate flag

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina public school system has revised its dress code to prohibit the Confederate flag, Ku Klux Klan symbols and swastikas.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Five accidents occur over course of one weekend

75 Years Ago  Alexander A. Anderson, a well known citizen of Huntingdon, died in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital on Friday evening. Mr. Anderson had been in failing health for several years. He was born in 1854.  More...

Three suffer minor injuries when car pulls into St. Louis rally

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people suffered minor injuries when a car pulled into a group of demonstrators protesting a police shooting in St. Louis.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tigers get ‘testy’ 10-6 win over Yanks

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and Yankees catcher Austin Romine wrestled on the ground near home plate during the first of three bench-clearing altercations during Detroit’s testy 10-6 victory over New York on Thursday.&nbs More...

Dodgers rebound to beat Bucs 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yasmani Grandal and Adrian Gonzalez hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and Los Angeles pulled away from Pittsburgh for a 5-2 victory and its 90th win of the season.  More...

Sparks down Mercury 82-67

PHOENIX (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored a season-high 28 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-67 on Thursday night.  Los Angeles (23-8) won its fourth straight to get withi More...

School News

JVHS graduate earns nursing award

Juniata Valley High School graduate Tara Glenny has completed the licensed practical nursing program at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology July 6. More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Cut unnecessary spending and save

Dear Annie: I’m 24 years old and trying to get a better handle on my life. A year ago, I was unemployed for a few months. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Packing for the road

Dear Readers: I’ve been traveling across the country for a long time, doing book tours, giving speeches to civic and convention groups, appearing on TV shows, etc. More...

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