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Ice jams on Standing Stone Creek remain

Even after mild temperatures over the past two weekends, a significant ice jam still remains in portions of Standing Stone Creek near Detwiler Memorial and Blair fields. More...

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Local News

Ice jams river near Saxton

Despite warm temperatures over the weekend, an ice jam caused by frigid water temperatures in recent weeks has been formed in the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River near the village of Stonerstown More...

Police Log

Harassment   More...

Anesthesiologist joins hospital medical staff

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce the appointment of anesthesiologist Danny Forsythe, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Forsythe joined the J.C. Blair anesthesiology team of Dr. More...

General News

Automakers face heat over tests on monkeys, humans

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated on reports that diesel exhaust tests were carried out on both monkeys and humans. More...

Group aims to bring international art museum to US

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The wonders of Spain, the majesty of Russia and some of the greatest works of art from throughout the world may soon have a home in Vicksburg. More...

Burned lion cub to stay in captivity

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — A burned mountain lion cub rescued from the largest recorded California wildfire will not be released into the wild and will instead live out its life at a wildlife-rescue center, state officials said Thursday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State wins, Nolf injured

College Wrestling:

The Penn State Nittany Lions (11-0, 7-0 B1G) took care of home standing Rutgers (5-5, 1-4 B1G) Sunday. The Nittany Lions came back from an early deficit and a tough injury default loss to post a 25-15 victory, winning seven of 10 bouts. More...

Podladtchikov injured

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Carr, Watkins lead PSU at Rutgers

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Patrick Chambers was admittedly skeptical his team would be able to maintain the pace it used to pull off a buzzer-beating win at Ohio State just two days before.  It didn’t take long for Penn State players to ea More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer if born before 1:55 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018: More...

Expecting moms cared for in DOC

Pregnancy can be an exciting time for expecting mothers, a time for growth and new experiences. However, for some women, the life of crime holds a firm grip on their shoulder, and the court system shows no leniency towards mothers-to-be.  More...

Developer reflects on Raystown Square properties

As agencies continue work to fill vacant buildings in the county, Shaner Investments also continues to market its open parcels in Raystown Square in Smithfield Township.  More...

Super blue moon visible Wednesday

The term “once in a blue moon” typically describes something that only happens every so often, but 2018 will be a year of two blue moons that only happen months apart. More...

State  Free Access 

Republicans seeing lion’s share of turnover in legislature

HARRISBURG (AP) — Retirements and other departures are poised to hit Republicans in the Pennsylvania Legislature particularly hard this year, as most of those who have already announced they are leaving belong to the GOP.  More...

Victims’ families: Jealousy drove car wash shooting suspect

A man suspected of gunning down four people at a Pennsylvania car wash was driven by jealousy, according to family members of the shooting victims. More...

Cosby lawyers: Prosecutors withheld, destroyed key evidence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers have accused prosecutors of withholding and destroying evidence that they say could have helped the 80-year-old entertainer defend himself against charges he drugged and molested a woman at his sub More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 29   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Juniata men, women top Catholic

Men reverse Cards 70-62

The Juniata men’s basketball team used a big 46-point second half to push defeat Catholic 70-62 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium as the teams split the season series.  More...

Women get 59-42 win

The Juniata women’s basketball team won a physical contest against Catholic 59-42 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium to sweep the season series.  More...

Boozel wins title, Todaro 100th

Ultimate Warrior Tournament:

The Mount Union wrestling made its first trip to the Ultimate Warrior Tournament at West Branch High School over the weekend and enjoyed some success. More...

People/Pastimes

Conservation leaders reflect on projects

The Huntingdon County Conservation District guided numerous environmental projects throughout the county in 2017 and looks forward to a busy new year, reports Celina Seftas, district manager.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to McKenzie Mumau, who turns 8 years old today, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Her proud parents are Katie (McCloskey) and Jeremy Mumau of Commodore, Maryland. More...

Special Occasions

Jan. 28, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Bill Gates of Mapleton, who celebrated his birthday yesterday, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Happy birthday, Bill!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

A reminder on tipping housekeepers

Dear Annie: You frequently write about tipping, but I’ve never seen a column about housekeepers, which is one of the hardest jobs, in my opinion. I am 67 years old and have been employed for four years at minimum wage.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Please, always bag your garbage

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about people who don’t bag their garbage:  “Dear Heloise: My pet peeve is people who dump loose garbage into their cans instead of placing it in a tied bag. More...

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