September 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Habitat home dedicated

Grateful homeowners, as well as their family and volunteers and board members of Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity, celebrated their new home on Church Street in Huntingdon Borough with a dedication Sunday afternoon. The Rev. More...

Little rain expected from Irma remnants

Though now Tropical Storm Irma pummelled Florida Sunday through this morning, the impacts of what will be left of the storm will be minimal once it reaches this area.  National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Lambert said the storm will weak More...

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Alexandria Library

Open a library door, and you will open the door to adventure. Here are some new books to read when you come to the library. More...

Mother waives child endangerment charges

A Mount Union woman charged with endangering an 18-month-old child waived her case to the higher court in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Area briefs

Hoss’s raises money, matches donations for hurricane victims   More...

General News

Now a tropical storm, Irma delivers wind, flooding

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — A weakened but still dangerous Irma pushed inland Monday as it hammered Florida with winds that created hazards for rescuers and flooding that set a record in one city. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 11 Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Packers down Seattle 17-9; Cowboys stifle Giants

GREEN BAY, Wis. More...

Steelers beat Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — For Pittsburgh’s first road game, Antonio Brown wore a bow tie and purple and black suit embroidered with fire-breathing gold dragons. More...

Nittany Lions beat Pitt 33-14

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — James Franklin kept trying to downplay the importance of Penn State’s meeting with Pittsburgh. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1962 holds 55th reunion

For two days, Aug. 18 and 19, the members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1962 shared in the celebration of the 55th year after graduation at the Huntingdon Country Club, where Mickey Mouse and Yogi Bear once again greeted them. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Jenny Shaffer, who turns 17 years old today, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Her proud parents are Sarah Shaffer and Kenneth Shaffer Jr. of Hesston.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A card shower is being held in honor of Jean DeVecchis of Mount Union, who will celebrate her 98th birthday, Thursday, Sept. 14. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to 8 N. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Housing dictatorship

Dear Annie: I just moved into a new apartment complex and went to my first open board meeting. I am wondering whether I moved into a dictatorship. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017: More...

Crowd attends awareness vigil

A crowd gathered on the steps of the Huntingdon County Courthouse Sunday evening to hold a vigil in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day.  The vigil was organized by the Juniata Valley Healing Connections Suicide Prevention Task Force as t More...

Lights of Hope event held

The second annual Lights of Hope event brought members of the community together Saturday night at the Newton Hamilton United Methodist Church to highlight the need for heightened awareness about the disease of addiction.  The event was hosted b More...

Volunteers perform seasonal maintenance

A group of Juniata College students partnered with members of the Standing Stone Trail Club (SSTC) Saturday to per- form seasonal maintenance at the Thousand Steps.  More...

State  Free Access 

Work begins on tower at Flight 93 memorial

SHANKSVILLE (AP) — The 16th anniversary of United Flight 93’s crash into a Pennsylvania field during the 9/11 terrorist attacks will mark the beginning of the end of a $46 million effort to transform the rural Pennsylvania crash site into More...

Cornhole tailgaiting game a tremendous hit with fans

MOOSIC (AP) — Joe Carlin got his introduction to cornhole when he won Rail- Riders tickets in a competition with the team’s interns about a year-and-a-half ago, and he was hooked. More...

Woman ordered to trial in stabbing death outside bar

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman accused of stabbing a stranger to death after an argument in a Pittsburgh bar has been ordered to stand trial on a homicide charge.  Twenty-five-year-old Ashley Henchell is charged in the death of 33-year-old Ryan More...

Local Sports

Tussey girls win 2-1, Bearcat boys beaten

High School Soccer:

Tussey Mountain girls   Tussey Mountain kicked off its home schedule of soccer games Saturday against Johnstown Christian. More...

Ulrich wins county title

Scott Ulrich shot a course record round of 65 at the Huntingdon Country Club Saturday and followed up with a 77 at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club Saturday to win the 35th annual Huntingdon County Golf Championship sponsored by Kyper&rsq More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata College women’s volleyball team had another outstanding weekend. The Eagles defeated three visitors to College Hill to capture the title in the 25th Asics Invitational Tournament.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t leave your purse

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about leaving your purse in the cart at the grocery store. — Heloise  More...

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