November 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Photographers to exhibit work at Art Space

For the fourth year in a row, members of the Camera Club, a local group of amateur photographers who meet at the Art Space once a month, will be exhibiting their work at the Art Space.  The exhibit, titled “Travels Near & Far,” w More...

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Local News

Judge signs arrest warrants for defendants

Three preliminary hearings were held in central court Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt, a slow start to the beginning of the week and month.  More...

Orbisonia Borough budget approved

Orbisonia Borough Council held its monthly meeting Wednesday night at the Orbisonia Borough Building.  Council members met Oct. 18 to discuss the 2018 budget, which was approved at the regular meeting. More...

Defendants enter guilty pleas in drug cases

After accepting various guilty pleas to theft charges during criminal miscellaneous court last week, Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic accepted the guilty pleas of various drugrelated charges this week.  Zanic debated releasing one More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Malfunctioning speakers topic of MUASB meeting

75 Years Ago  Voters in Huntingdon’s five wards are casting their ballots at a steady pace to follow the trend of past elections. The polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 3  AA Meeting  o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Temple beats slumping Navy 34-26

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple coach Geoff Collins needed his deep, booming voice for his postgame press conference.  In the adjacent locker room, the music was loud and so was the chanting. And why not? More...

Astros could keep winning

HOUSTON (AP) — It’s not just one World Series title that has Houston excited. With Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, George Springer and more locked in for years to come, the Astros are ready to be a force for some time.  More...

Curry, Durant lead Warriors

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 24 and the Golden State Warriors overcame a lethargic first half to beat the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs 112-92 on Thursday night.  Steph Curry added 21 points for Go More...

Press Club

Elementary internships provide opportunities at Southern

Opportunities are everywhere. At Southern Huntingdon County High School, educational opportunities are presented to students through scheduling options. One program offered is the elementary internship.  More...

MUAHS students pitch ideas at Toys R Us

What better way to become immersed in the realm of toy-making and thingamajigs than to dive directly into the workshop and discover it for oneself? More...

JVES students ‘hoot’ about sustainability

There’s a new face making appearances throughout the halls of Juniata Valley Elementary School. She is seen popping up, hooting out to her friends and awaiting her special form of greeting from all those who know how to properly say hello. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Want a clothes-free life

Dear Annie: I’m a man in my 30s who is a nudist at heart. Though I enjoy doing things clothes-free, my wife, “Jamie,” does not. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

When pets stay home

Dear Heloise: With the holidays coming up soon, many people will be traveling to visit family and friends. For those who CANNOT TAKE THEIR PETS WITH THEM, hire a pet sitter or have a very reliable friend feed, water and possibly walk your pets. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

State to deploy FirstNet plan

The need for better communication infrastructure is a struggle for many rural parts of the state, but the need for reliable service for emergency responders is one that can mean the difference between life and death.  More...

Loans may help local businesses

Huntingdon County businesses that may have been impacted by the drought between May and December last year can apply for a loan to help mitigate losses.  More...

Jobless rate returns to all-time low

Huntingdon County’s unemployment rate reached its lowest point since March 2008 for the second time this year, reaching 5.7 percent.  Ranking 52nd in the state, the county saw typical increases in jobs within service-providing careers and More...

Veterans Farm Trail includes local stop

A local farm will be featured as one of eight agricultural operations run by veterans as part of the Pennsylvania Veterans Farm Trail tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia moves to retake control of school system

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia on Thursday took steps to take control of the city’s struggling public school system after 16 years of state oversight.  Mayor Jim Kenney said that it is time for the city to be accountab More...

Candy company offers first new bar since 1995

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first new candy bar to carry the Hershey’s name in more than two decades is set to hit shelves next month.  More...

State GOP powerbroker found dead in river

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania Republican powerbroker was found dead in the Delaware River.  Police recovered the body of 83-year-old Fred Anton of Philadelphia on Thursday, one day after he was reported missing. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

Farewell for Another Year   More...

Eagles face challenge from Blue Jays

After a pair of disappointing losses, the Juniata College football team righted the ship with a 38-14 win at Dickinson last week. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalie Grace Bumbarger, who turns 4 years old today, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Her proud parents are Brock and Amber Bumbarger of Huntingdon. Adalie has a younger brother, Grayson.  More...

Hospital auxiliary awards Kunz award

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that John and Angela “Angie” Thompson have been selected as this year’s recipients of the John B. Kunz Award. More...

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