April 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

BTAMC officials address concerns

The administration of the Broad Top Area Medical Center (BTAMC) is addressing issues community members have expressed regarding one of its doctors who will start practicing at the Primary Care Center in Huntingdon Thursday, April 19.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jordan Smith  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Grand opening celebration

Giant Foods team members were on hand for the a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration of the Beer & Wine Eatery at the Lake Raystown Shopping Center in Smithfield Township Friday evening. More...

Area brief

JC to host magical annual Relay For Life   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Saturday, April 7, Juniata College will host its annual Relay For Life. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. and continues through 8 p.m.  More...

Local Sports

Final Boys’ Basketball Statistics:

Valley’s Collins easily wins title

Offenses went to work among the area schools this past basketball season. Scoring was up all around and Juniata Valley’s Cameron Collins easily took the title with an outstanding campaign.  More...

High School Softball:

Trojans down Rockets 12-2

So. Huntingdon/Mount Union   Backyard rivals matched up in Mount Union Friday afternoon in an Inter-County Conference inter-divisional contest. More...

High School Tennis:

Bearcats beat Bison 6-1

Huntingdon swept all five singles matches and picked up a victory at second doubles to seal a 6-1 victory over visiting Mountain League foe Clearfield Friday afternoon.  The Bearcats (2-2, 2-0 ML) finished with a 60-18 advantage in game points t More...

Religion News

Like father, like son: Organists fill churches with music

Like father, like son.  More...

Court weighs ban on tax credit

The Montana Supreme Court will consider Friday whether a tax credit program discriminates against religious schools in a school choice dispute that has drawn attention from educational groups across the U.S.  More...

Former board member apologizes to rabbi

A former Gateway School District board member, who resigned last week amid accusations he made anti-Semitic comments to Monroeville Rabbi Barbara Symons at public meetings, has now apologized for his remarks, she said.  Steve O’Donnell ini More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suspicion of an affair

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our 60s and now both retired. About 18 months ago, I picked up his cellphone by mistake.  More...

Special Sections

Federal agency oversees rails

The derailment of a freight train traveling east on Norfolk Southern’s Pittsburgh line Tuesday in the area of East Penn Street, Huntingdon, has raised many questions about investigation procedures for such incidents.  Governmental oversigh More...

DA discusses drug overdose cases

Several heinous charges have passed through the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office within the past month, reflecting the dedicated and hard-working efforts of local law enforcement.  More...

Volunteers participate in live staking workshop to prevent erosion

Restoration work aimed at preventing erosion on the stream bank of Stone Creek near Detwiler Memorial Field brought volunteers out to enjoy sunny skies, mild temperatures and a rather stiff breeze Friday afternoon.  More...

General News

Teenagers in love found slain, bound in abandoned mine shaft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. More...

Guard’s last border deployments offer clues to future

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. More...

NYC may allow workers to ‘unplug’ after hours

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology that once promised freedom from the confines of an office has, for many workers, become a ball and chain, blurring the lines between work hours and, well, any other hours. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 7   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 

Kurt Busch wins pole at Texas Speedway

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch got a little more aggressive in the first round of qualifying, and it paid off with a pole at Texas Motor Speedway.  Busch and his Stewart- Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer will start More...

Reed takes Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what’s ahead of him.  Maybe that’s just as well at this Masters.  More...

Pens earn home ice first round

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins can admit it now. The regular season is kind of a drag.  Being the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions creates a target on your back that’s impossible to shake. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aleah Grace Scott, who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, April 7, 2018. She lives with her mommy, Jessica Scott, and her daddy in Calvin. More...

Leaders undergo Trainer’s EDGE training

The administrators of the Juniata Valley Council (JVC), Boy Scouts of America expressed their congratulations all those who attended Trainer’s EDGE training March 24. More...

Enjoy a relaxed, easy morning brunch menu

Waking up early is hardly anyone’s favorite thing to do, especially on the weekends. Instead of planning an elaborate menu for brunch with family and friends, keep your plans simple and hit that snooze button. More...

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