May 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

UGI to decrease customer costs

Natural gas customers have received some good news with the announcement that UGI Central Penn Gas will decrease costs as of Friday, June 1, with additional savings projected to begin Saturday, Dec. More...

Volunteers honored for life-saving efforts

The Southern Alleghenies Emergency Medical Services (SAEMS) Council will honor five members of the Six Mile Run Volunteer Fire Co.’s ambulance division May 19 for the work they did to save a woman’s life. More...

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JV seniors to host musical performance   PETERSBURG — The Juniata Valley Senior Citizen Center will host the Steinbeisers and friends who will perform from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, May 19.   More...

SHCSB members approve requests

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board approved three field trip requests and 30 salary and personnel requests along with several other points of business May 15 at their monthly meeting. More...

Maintenance a priority in Springfield Twp.

The monthly meeting of the Springfield Township Supervisors focused on maintenance and upkeep.  Recent weather events required swift action to ensure functional infrastructure.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers end six-game skid with 7-0 win

MIAMI (AP) — Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBIs and Kenta Maeda pitched eight sharp innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers snap a six-game losing streak by beating the Marlins 7-0.  More...

Nadal reaches Italian semis

ROME (AP) — Seventime champion Rafael Nadal overcame a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat Fabio Fognini 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the Italian Open semifinals on Friday.  The crowd at the Foro Italico was decidedly behind Fognini, It More...

Price gets complete-game win over Orioles

BOSTON (AP) — David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning and held Baltimore to five hits in his first complete game this season, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Orioles 6-2 on Thursday night.  J.D. More...

School News

SHCSD Students of the Month

At the left, April Southern Huntingdon County School District Students of the Month were recognized at last week’s board workshop. More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Don’t carry  I have a number of store credit cards, but I don’t carry them with me. I only take them along if I know I’ll be shopping at the store or at their online store. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Partner treats my kids differently

Dear Annie: I’m in a relationship with someone whom I thought would care about and love me. I met this man almost 10 years ago.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born before 7:11 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 19, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Science results revealed

JVES project concludes with Family Science Night

Around 130 people that included families and students of Juniata Valley Elementary School who participated in the after school science club were able to show their findings from a project spanning two years at the annual Family Science Night event Th More...

Blueprint meeting to be held Monday

It’s been a year since a public meeting of the Juniata River Blueprint Communities (JRBC) has been held, but one is planned for 6 p.m. More...

Electronic collection to be held Saturday

The first of four dates to collect unwanted electronics in Huntingdon County is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 18   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Area teams reach district semifinals

With Southern Huntingdon’s 12-2 win over Northern Cambria Thursday afternoon at Mount Aloysius College, all four area high school teams advanced to the semifinal round of the District Six baseball championships. More...

District 6-2A Quarterfinal:

Southern beats No. Cambria 12-2

Southern Huntingdon finally got its first game of the District 6-AA playoffs under its belt Thursday afternoon. More...

Curve blow big lead, lose 12-9 to SeaDogs

After the Altoona Curve built a 7-0 lead and the Portland Sea Dogs stormed back to a 9-7 advantage, Luke Tendler drilled a three-run homer to push Portland to a 12-9 win in 10 innings Thursday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

People/Pastimes

Lions Club project provides afghans for veterans

The members of the Captain Jack Lions Club, Mill Creek, spearheaded a mission to provide the residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home with lap afghans in the fall.  With a goal of collecting 400 lap afghans by Veterans Day, the plan was to h More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Louise Feagley Leamer of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 84th birthday Friday, May 25, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Special Occasions

May 18, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Cindy Schmidt of Saltillo, who celebrates her birthday today, Friday, May 18, 2018. Happy birthday, Cindy! More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Using a blood pressure cuff

Dear Heloise: My doctor wants me to check my BLOOD PRESSURE once a day. I find this uncomfortable, and I fumble around with the arm band. Is there anything else out there that I can use instead of a blood pressure armband? More...

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