November 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Roadway project provides access

Hunters setting out into the woods atop Jack’s Mountain this year will find improved accessibility thanks to a collaborative road improvement effort between two state agencies. More...

Piece of Rockefeller Christmas tree will be preserved locally

Thanks to one area business, a piece of the 80-foot-tall Norway Spruce tree from State College that’s now on display in Rockefeller Center in New York City will remain a priceless memento for years to come.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Joseph David Klawitter  Date of Birth: April 30, 1993, or April 3, 1993  Age: 24 years old  Height: 5 feet, 8 inches  Weight: 200 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Shermans D More...

Proposed H&BT Rail Trail expansion efforts continue

As efforts continue with the proposed extension of the H&BT Rail Trail from Riddlesburg to Saxton, advisory committee members and the Broad Top Township Supervisors toyed with the idea of a joint venture with another Bedford County trail project More...

Saxton leaders reject water line project bids

Due to a calculation error, Saxton Borough Council Monday evening rejected a bid from Site & Stream of Saxton, R.R. More...

Local Sports

District 6-3A Championship:

Bearcats can’t come all the way back against Rangers

Huntingdon found itself down by 17 points midway through the third quarter during Friday night’s District Six Class AAA championship game at Altoona’s Mansion Park. More...

District 6-A Semifinal:

Bishop Guilfoyle cruises by Valley

Juniata Valley didn’t lament the fact it had to play Bishop Guilfoyle in the District 6-A semifinals Friday at Hollidaysburg’s Tiger Stadium. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Garner scores 26, Penn State now 4-0

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Religion News

Alternative Christmas Bazaar marks 10th year

As holiday shopping lists begin to unfold, many may be contemplating the question, “what is the perfect gift?”  Members of the Stone Church of the Brethren felt the frustration of the commerciality of buying “the perfect gift&r More...

Three Springs birthday group holds luncheon

The birthday group affiliated with the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II Nov 8.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and blessings and led the group in prayer before the meeting.  A special mention for prayer was made fo More...

Pope to feed poor at special Sunday lunch

Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people — homeless, migrants, unemployed — a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. More...

County native seeks rep. seat

An audience of family, friends and supporters gathered in front of the Huntingdon County Courthouse Friday afternoon to join Shirley Township resident Heath Himes as he launched his campaign to seek the Republican nomination for state representative More...

Medical team part bride’s wedding

A wedding is always a day of celebration, but for a Petersburg woman, her family and some very special guests, today’s walk down the aisle are even more steps in a profound journey of faith and strength.  More...

General News

In ‘Mudbound,’ Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of two families

NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees’ “Mudbound” plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow.  More...

Green Day releases album of greatest hits

NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon.  The Grammy Award-winning band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees released “G More...

Readers follow up with questions

Hello, dear readers! We’re back with our monthly column to continue our conversation regarding your questions, concerns and thoughts about previous topics.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 18   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State to celebrate its seniors today

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — James Franklin has been asked a lot this week about his first senior class, which helped Penn State win 17 of its last 20 games.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Carter leads No. 1 Duke to 78-61 win

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wendell Carter Jr. had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and No. More...

James, Love power Cavs’ victory

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 39 points, Kevin Love added 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fourth straight, 118- 113 in overtime over the skidding Los Angeles Clippers Friday night.  Love made a pair of 3-pointers in OT, whe More...

People/Pastimes

Scouting for Food

Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America conducted its annual Scouting for Food drive Nov. 4 in Huntingdon, Centre, Juniata and Mifflin counties. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Corey Brandon Bliss, who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. His proud parents are John and Debbie Bliss of Huntingdon. More...

School News

JVHS students kick off The Challenge Program Inc.

To kick-off the 2017-2018 Program year, students from Juniata Valley High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program Inc. during an orientation assembly at their school. The assembly theme was Classroom Feud: Workplace Edition.  More...

Tussey Mountain High School Honor Roll

The Tussey Mountain Senior High School has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2017-2018 school year.  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wedding guests left hanging

Dear Annie: I recently attended a couple of weddings that left me baffled. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017:  More...

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