January 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital penalized for infection rates

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is one of 32 hospitals in the state being penalized by the federal government for having high rates of infections and injuries that took place in the facility in 2016.  More...

Medical facility offers patients walk-in hours

In an effort to better serve patients, the Huntingdon Family Care Center on Washington Street in Huntingdon, part of the Broad Top Area Medical Center (BTAMC), as of Jan. 1, offers walk-in hours, in addition to appointments. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Aaliyah G. More...

Cromwell Township leaders reorganize

Cromwell Township Supervisors held their reorganization meeting Jan. 2 at the township building.  More...

Saxton Library

January has gotten off to a chilly beginning, so there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book and a warm blanket. More...

Local Sports

New dates

A number of the games postponed yesterday and today have been rescheduled.  As reported yesterday, the Bald Eagle at Huntingdon boys’ basketball game has been reset for Monday.  Yesterday’s Glendale at Juniata Valley girls game More...

People/Pastimes

Alumni association to hold meeting

The Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. More...

Donations collected by farm bureau

Donations to support the Huntingdon County Farm Bureau’s 2018 Farmers Care campaign are being accepted to support the mission of the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey.  Pamela Stern & Associates Nationwide Insurance office, 12343 Willia More...

Licensed to Wed

Scott Kevin Banks, 2718 Warm Springs Ave., Huntingdon, and Rena Lee Brenneman, also of Huntingdon.  Gage Allen Stewart, 207 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, and Raven Skye Grubb, 5975 Cider Press Road, Huntingdon.   More...

Religion News

Islamic prayer activists bring a new dawn to Gaza

In recent weeks, Gaza residents have been jolted awake in the dead of night to a raucous mixture of Quranic phrases, Islamic supplications and prayers delivered by loudspeakers to their doorsteps.  More...

When traveling, pause and take a look at airport chapels

Traveling in the new year? It is very likely there is a chapel or meditation room tucked away somewhere in one of the airports you’ll pass through. More...

A generous gift inspires concert

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church breathes new life into its classic pipe organ encircled in history.  The church, at 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, will host a rededication concert Friday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. for the newly refurbished 1964 M. P. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Power of attorney causes brothers to part

Dear Annie: I’ve been estranged from my twin brother for two years, since our sister died after her short battle with a terminal illness. More...

Special Sections

Area residents join PSP force

Three Huntingdon County residents were among the 97 cadets to recently graduate from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey, joining a force that is already 4,719 sworn members strong. More...

Leaders concerned about bill changes

A state House bill currently undergoing amendments is causing quite a stir among township supervisors who are concerned the bill will strip certain authority from their respectful municipalities.  More...

New Year’s resolutions can be challenging

Resolutions may be fun to make and easy to break, but turning over a new page on the calendar is a good time to turn over a new leaf. More...

General News

Reader’s visual disturbances could be migraine auras

Dear Doctor: I never have headaches, but I have visual disturbances that I believe are migraine auras. They’re not bothersome and clear up within 10 minutes. But are they dangerous in any way? Am I having a migraine?  More...

Draped in black, Golden Globes will try on a new look

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes have always been the less serious stop in route to the Academy Awards — the boozy, bubbly awards show put on by a littleknown group with sometimes confounding taste. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 6 AA Meeting 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 

Georgia, Alabama like run, stuff run

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s no mystery in what the Georgia and Alabama offenses do best: Run the ball.  Stopping them is harder to manage, though both defenses do that quite well, too.  More...

College Football Championship:

Teams arrive in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — The bus ride for No. 3 Georgia was about 75 minutes from its campus in Athens to the capital city. No. More...

FCS Championship:

James Madison looking for title repeat

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The way James Madison coach Mike Houston sees it, North Dakota State’s FCS dominance isn’t quite over, even though his Dukes ended the Bison’s fiveyear title run in the semifinals last season.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

Area students recognized at Kutztown University

More than 1,725 students have been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Kutztown University. More...

Local woman named to dean’s list

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of students named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. More...

Penn Highlands announces fall 2017 dean’s list

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is proud to announce that the following students have made the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester.  Local students include:  — Alexis Crotsley of Huntingdon.  — Gavin Knode More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018:  More...

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