October 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Reflecting on Mount Union history

Jon Clark looked back at the history of Peduzzi’s store with Mary Lou Peduzzi during Canal Era Day in Mount Union Saturday. Peduzzi’s grandfather, T.C. More...

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Local News

Old Mill Bridge nearing completion

Saltillo Borough Council learned at its Oct. 2 meeting that the Old Mill Bridge project will soon be complete.  More...

Long’s Outpost, Martinsburg Fire Dept. partner for fire safety event

MARTINSBURG, BLAIR CO. — According to the National Fire Protection Association, electrical based fires are one of the leading causes of fires in the United States. More...

Police Log

Harassment MAPLETON BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report a juvenile struck a victim on top of the head numerous times while on the bus ride home in the area of Main Street at 3 p.m. Oct. 6. Firearm possession violation More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 9 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 

Judge catch, Bird homer give Yankees 1-0 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Good thing for Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees that Aaron Judge is 6-foot-7. More...

Jags steal one from Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars spent the first month of the season looking equal parts awesome and awful, taking one step toward respectability immediately followed by a baffling step back. More...

Red Sox stay alive 10-3

BOSTON (AP) — David Price pitched four scoreless innings of relief after another Boston starter faltered, and 20-year-old Rafael Devers connected for a key homer as the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-3 on Sunday to stave off elimination in More...

Senior Spotlight

Alzheimer’s disease: myths and truths

Alzheimer’s is a disease that can inspire fear and anxiety as we imagine ourselves or loved ones in its grip. To combat this fear, we can gain a better understanding of the illness by dispelling some of the myths that surround it.  More...

Help senior drivers maintain their independence

As men and women age, various factors may affect their ability to drive. In addition to issues with memory, seniors may have failing eyesight and physical limitations, and their reaction time may slow down. More...

Suicide prevention among seniors

When young people commit suicide the media pays attention. Unfortunately, it is rarely talked about when it concerns seniors, even though there are many suicides in this age group. More...

Annie's Mailbox

When to live together

Dear Annie: I liked the advice you gave about not moving in with a partner too soon in a relationship, but my situation is quite the opposite. More...

Hints from Heloise

Cars and bikes don’t mix well

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about cars that hog the road and endanger bicycle riders. — Heloise More...

Special Sections

Beneficial rain comes to area

The remnants of what was Hurricane Nate brought beneficial rain to the county this morning through early afternoon, bringing an end to the dry conditions in the county — at least for now.  More...

Deadline nears for registration

While Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, is just a month away, the deadline to register to vote is quickly approaching.  More...

Railroad fans visit for EBT reunion

Evidence of October’s colorful fall foliage served as the backdrop for this year’s well-attended Friends of the East Broad Top (FEBT) Reunion, Rockhill Trolley Museum activities and the annual Broad Top Area Coal Miners’ Heritage Da More...

Acorn production outstanding locally

A visit to nearly any local forest will reveal what area wildlife already know, the acorn and nut crops are outstanding this year. More...

General News

Renowned investigators recognized as 2017 recipients of Brinker Awards

DALLAS (BUSINESS WIRE) — Two widely respected and accomplished breast cancer investigators joined the ranks of an esteemed group of scientists Oct. 5 as recipients of this year’s Brinker Awards — the highest scientific honor awarded by Susan G. More...

Discussing post-surgery exercise regimens

Surgery is often part of treating breast cancer. More...

Understanding genetic differences between breast cancer tumors

Breast cancer is not a single disease. It is in fact, a collection of genetic changes that all lead to the same outcome: a tumor in the breast. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches, defeating Washington and Lee before falling to Stevenson, Saturday afternoon at Owings Mills Gym.  More...

Bearcats take second in jr. varsity tourney

Huntingdon finished third during pool play action with a 4-2 game record Saturday at the annual Bearcat Junior Varsity Tournament, but reversed those two losses and then overcame Hollidaysburg to win the tournament title.  More...

Bullets rally to beat Eagles

Things look good for the Juniata football team to come away with a homecoming win Saturday at Knox Stadium. But, a couple fourth-down touchdowns in the final 2:05 allowed Gettysburg to tie, then pass the Eagles for a 42-35 victory. More...

People/Pastimes

Four ways to protect your devices

In an increasingly digital world, consumers share their confidential information in so many ways. From online shopping to online banking, consumers’ personal information is being recorded in a frightening number of different places.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hadlee Linn Gutshall, who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Her proud parents are Katelyn Kester and Josh Gutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 11:39 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017: More...

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