November 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mural to highlight Saxton history

Saxton Mayor Alan Smith has announced that the Broad Top Senior Center is the recipient of a grant to place a historical mural on the side of the White Jenkins Johnson Insurance office building on Lower Main Street in Saxton Borough.  More...

Sheep, donkey lost as result of wildlife

Run-ins with wildlife have ended in loss for the owners of several sheep and a miniature donkey in two separate incidents in Porter Township in recent weeks.  State Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer Amy Nabozny was responsible for th More...

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Area brief

Senator to host town hall meeting   More...

Judge sentences men for crimes

A Robertsdale man was lectured on the significance of his crime and was sentenced outside of sentencing guidelines in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday and a Petersburg man was taken into custody after submitting a no contest plea More...

Police Log

Robbery   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Surrounding counties elect commissioners

75 Years Ago  A mother and her five children perished when fire destroyed their frame home just off the Tionesta Road about a half mile east of Pleasantville, Bedford County, yesterday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 10   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks’ Wilson confounds Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Russell Wilson has been confounding the Arizona Cardinals with his escape antics for a long time.  He did it again Thursday night in the biggest play of the Seattle Seahawks’ 22-16 victory.  More...

Elliott loses appeal, ineligible this week

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to let him play while it considers his appeal.  More...

Chile sends Tyson home

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say they’ve denied former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson entry to the country and are sending him back to the U.S.  More...

Press Club

Southern’s new principal bucks stereotypes

“I want people to know that I will always do everything I can to help somebody. My sole mission is to solve problems, help people and make things better. More...

HAHS students learn about Day of the Dead

Huntingdon Area High School Spanish students and teacher Natalie Roll celebrated Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) the week of Oct. 30 in order to share the cultures and spread awareness of the Mexican holiday. More...

HCA students learn about history of military

As people prepare to observe Veteran’s Day, it’s interesting to observe some differences between the military in the 1960’s and now in 2017. Larry Shope and Charlie Hicks are two men who were in the military in the sixties. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo if born before 11:41 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Food program to aid area vets

In Pennsylvania alone, there are hundreds of starving and homeless veterans who are struggling to survive, which is why the Central PA Food Bank has created the MilitaryShare program. More...

County is closer to texting to 911

Text-to-911 is closer to becoming a reality in the county, according to a report received at the monthly Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board meeting Thursday, but there’s no word on when the option will be deployed. More...

Electronic logging mandate approaches

Motor carriers and drivers required to maintain records of duty status are entering their last month to comply with the electronic logging device rule, set to enter Phase 2: Phased-In Compliance early December. More...

State  Free Access 

Service dogs on campus: It’s not about bringing pet

YORK (AP) — A typical day for York College senior Blair Hagelgans looks like that of most college students. More...

Justices order redistricting lawsuit to proceed

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Hospital to have moms stay with opioid-dependent babies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh hospital is opening a unit that will allow women to stay with their opioid-dependent infants, aiming to foster better bonds between mother and child and reduce postpartum overdose deaths.  The unit, initially More...

Local Sports

District 6-A Quarterfinal

Hornets travel to take on Colts

Coming off a bye, Juniata Valley is ready to start the postseason. The Green Hornets are seeded fifth and travel to No. 4 Northern Cambria Saturday for a District 6-A quarterfinal game at 7 p.m.  More...

Eagles host Hawks in season finale

Things haven’t gone quite the way the Juniata College football team had hoped when it came to camp back in August. With a 3-6 record, the Eagles will conclude their season by hosting Susquehanna Saturday afternoon. More...

College Wrestling:

Penn State opens with rout of Army

No. 1 Penn State (1-0, 0-0 B1G) opened up the 2017-18 season with a resounding 45-3 win over visiting Army West Point (0-1) in Rec Hall. More...

People/Pastimes

JV Class of 1967 celebrates 50th class reunion

Hartslog Heritage Day weekend was the backdrop of the 50th anniversary reunion of the Juniata Valley High School Class of 1967.  More...

Send greetings to...

A card shower is being held for Martha Gill of Huntingdon, who will turn 88 years old Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Greetings and well wishes can be sent to Martha at 106 DeForrest Apartments, 400 Ninth St., Huntingdon, PA 16652.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

All but biological

Dear Annie: I recently discovered that the man I called Dad all my life was not my biological father, after he passed away last year. “Jack” always treated me the same as his other children, with kindness and love. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tip for grabbing clothes from bottom of washer

Dear Heloise: I recently bought a new large-capacity WASHING MACHINE. I was very disappointed to find that I cannot reach small items at the bottom of the washer. Plus, I have a bad back. More...

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