September 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Co-op members plan broadband meeting

Members of the Mill Creek Broadband Cooperative have been working behind the scenes in the last few months to establish the organization and work to find ways to bring broadband internet to not only Mill Creek Hollow, but as many county residents as More...

General News

Trump urges Justice Department to unmask writer

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Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing ind More...

Designer msehsasraegse

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Jeremy Scott was a man with a message on Thursday night at his star-studded runway show, and that message was directed at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  More...

Local Sports

Southern stays unbeaten with win at Williamsburg

Southern Huntingdon did its job against a team it was expected to beat Friday night. Scott Garlock threw two touchdown passes as the unbeaten Rockets put away winless Williamsburg in the first half and took a 35-6 road victory.  More...

Susquehanna Twp. comes back to beat Huntingdon

Huntingdon found some offense during Friday night’s home non-league contest with Susquehanna Township and that offense was enough to give the Bearcats a 14-7 lead with just under six minutes left in the first half. More...

Tussey beats Mount Union to move to 3-0

Tussey Mountain’s defense made a major impact on the game with Mount Union Friday night at the Mount Union Athletic Field. More...

Religion News

Centuries old Torah not burned in Rio blaze

Brazil’s National Museum said Wednesday that centuries-old Torah scrolls, considered to be some of Judaism’s oldest documents, had been moved before a massive fire ravaged the place and gutted much of the largest collections of national h More...

Woman places statues in support of officers

The city removed a small statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary from the front lawn of the police headquarters, the police chief said.  A similar statue that had been placed outside City Hall near a firefighter memorial also was gone on Wednesday.&nb More...

Mormons to receive mission calls online

The days of young Mormons anxiously waiting for letters to arrive in the mailbox telling them where they will serve their missions are over, the latest tradition fading away under the march of technology.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Virgo if born before 11:20 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 10, 2018:  More...

Blueprint grant received locally

The Center for Community Action (CCA) staff recently learned they received a grant to aid in the efforts of the Juniata River Blueprint Communities (JRBC) group.  More...

HASD parent circulating petition

As the Huntingdon Area School District’s (HASD)’s final capacity study presentation draws near, concern is growing among parents, faculty and students that the final decision may involve closing Southside Elementary School, as mentioned i More...

ER billing issue nears resolution

The issue of emergency room billing at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital continues to be a concern for some local residents, but administrators offer reassurance that the situation appears to have been remedied.  More...

SCI Huntingdon inmates learn skills through jobs

Just as the average person wakes up each morning, eats a hearty breakfast and grabs a cup of coffee as they head to work, many would be surprised to find their routine is similar to that of a state correctional institution (SCI) inmate worker.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Cody Allen Michael Prough  Date of Birth: March 2, 1972  Age: 46  Height: 6 feet, 2 inches  Weight: Unknown  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: unknown or completely bald  Last known address(es): Huntingdon  Wa More...

No contest pleas entered in criminal court

The Friday before jury selection was a busy day in the courthouse, as several defendants entered guilty plea to their charges, decreasing the load of criminal cases from 30 to 10 that must undergo jury selection.  More...

Cases waived in central court

Nearly all of the morning cases waived their case to the higher courts in central court Wednesday, with magisterial district judge Lisa Covert presiding.  Two of the four individuals charged with bringing contraband into the Huntingdon County J More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 8   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 

Luplo homer lifts Bucs over Marlins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When veteran pitcher Chris Archer faltered and regular right fielder Gregory Polanco left a game Friday night against Miami with an injury, Pittsburgh turned to the kids to get the job done.  Kevin Kramer recorded his fir More...

Browns may get closure with win over Steelers

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the Browns, winning the season opener over Pittsburgh could bring closure.  The end of a 17-game losing streak. The first opening-week victory since 2004. More relief from the haunting memories of an 0-16 season. More...

Stakes high for Penn State and Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It took Pat Narduzzi three years to finally embrace the obvious. No more hiding behind coachspeak. More...

People/Pastimes

Pop up seasonal sweet treats to complement fall activities

When it’s time for a sweet treat, look for seasonal goodies that complement fun fall activities. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Relationships take communication between two people

Dear Annie: I have a dear friend who lives nearby, but for some reason, he will not contact me. More...

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