September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New officer joins ranks of HPD

The officers of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) have added a new member to their ranks.  Huntingdon native Corey Stuller has long held a drive to serve his fellow area residents in the field of law enforcement.  More...

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Local News

Liberty Twp. leaders review Pinchot Road project

During their recent monthly meeting, Liberty Township supervisors Dick McClure, John Black and chairman Brian Weaver reviewed information sent to the municipality from PennDOT regarding the upcoming culvert replacement project that will involve Route More...

Crash investigation continues

It’s been nearly three weeks since the crash that claimed the life of one man, injured two others and destroyed the storefront of Kwik Fill in Henderson Township just before 5 a.m. Aug. 19, and the investigation continues.  More...

Man pleads guilty in poaching incident

A Three Springs man involved in a 2016 poaching incident was accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Thursday after pleading guilty to various unlawful kill and possession of a weapon charges.  Robert R. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 8   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians set franchise record with 15th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive win Thursday night, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-2 behind another terrific outing for Corey Kluber.  More...

Chiefs rout Patriots in second half

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Winning at New England when the Patriots are coming off an historic Super Bowl victory is worth getting a little wild over.  That’s not the Kansas City Chiefs’ style. More...

U.S. Open Tennis:

Stephens, Keys in women’s all-American final match

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens was two points from defeat against Venus Williams in one U.S. Open semifinal before pulling out the victory.  Madison Keys faced no such test, overwhelming CoCo Vandeweghe in the other semifinal.  More...

People/Pastimes

HCCTC graduates

The most recent graduates of the nurse aide program at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, Mill Creek, were recognized for their accomplishment. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bailey Rae Nicklow, who turned 5 years old yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Her proud parents are Jason and Kimberly Nicklow of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Betty Yoder of Belleville, center, who turned 90 years old Tuesday, Aug. 22. Over 100 people helped Betty celebrate her birthday at a surprise party Aug. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries if born before 12:23 p.m. (EST). More...

Special Sections

State police see DUIs increase

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) have released the 2016 driving under the influence (DUI) totals following a steady increase in the state the last couple of years.  More...

9/11 remembrance ceremony planned

“Lest We Forget” will be the theme of a commemoration service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Smithfield Fire Hall in recognition of the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. More...

Candlelight vigil to be held Sunday

To illuminate an issue often shrouded in darkness, Juniata Valley Healing Connections will host a candlelight vigil from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

‘Inhabited Settings’ exhibit opens today

The upcoming exhibit at the Art Space is described as the “relationship between ourselves and the spaces — indoors or out — that we occupy.”  The exhibit, titled Inhabited Settings, features the work of Harlan Ritchey of More...

State  Free Access 

Coroners grapple with rising numbers of unclaimed bodies

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — There were no flowers, no words of comfort, no eulogies in honor of the deceased. There were no tears shed, no somber prayers and not a single family member standing graveside.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Rodeo’s final performance at Huntingdon County Fair breaks attendance records

75 Years Ago  All previous records were broken last evening at the Huntingdon County Fair grandstand when well over a thousand people witnessed the Adams Rodeo Company’s final sterling performance.  More...

GOP representative announces retirement from House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Congressman Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, leader of an influential caucus of GOP moderates in the House, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election to an eighth House term next year.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

What a difference a week can make.  As the football season opened almost two weeks ago, The Daily News Pickin Panel didn’t do a good job of displaying the intuition that comes from many years of doing this. More...

Eagles face first road test at F&M

Earlier this week, Juniata College football coach Tim Launtz was asked if he had gone out and recruited a new football team at halftime of last week’s season opener with Grove City. More...

High School Volleyball:

Hornets sweep Trojans; ’Cats, Titans swept

Juniata Valley 3 Mount Union 0   Mount Union kept battling back during the first two sets of its ICC North matchup at Juniata Valley Thursday evening, but couldn’t hold back the Hornets. Juniata came away with a 3-0 sweep of the Trojans. More...

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...

Annie's Mailbox

A deadbeat son

Dear Annie: My 28-yearold son, “Jerry,” will not pay his college loan bill — which is $85,000 — even though he has a good job.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Some unwanted traveling companions

Dear Heloise: A month ago, my girlfriend and I went on a TRIP TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY, and while we had a nice time, we noticed that on the way home, both of our heads seemed to itch. More...

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