October 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Degree options expand at JC

Two new graduate degree programs will be added at Juniata College beginning in January 2019, creating a total of four options for obtaining a master’ s degree. More...

Students take part in outdoor school

This fall, students from several local elementary schools will have the opportunity to learn about nature and creation. More...

State  Free Access 

Candidate pushes property tax elimination

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Scott Wagner, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania, had a message for Victoria Clark when she told him that she is downsizing from her four-story home, partly because of the mortgage. More...

Truck driver faces charges after 11-vehicle crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A tractor-trailer driver is facing charges following a crash in Pennsylvania that killed three people, including a toddler, and injured seven others, state police said More...

Man convicted in death of wife found in Lake Erie

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of killing his wife and tossing her body into Lake Erie faces a mandatory life sentence without possibility of parole following his first-degree murder conviction. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 15   AIDS INTERVENTION  . The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   More...

Calvary teams lose twice

Friday, the Calvary Christian Academy boys’ soccer team lost a 3-1 decision to Centre County Christian School and the Conqueror girls dropped a tough 1-0 decision.  More...

Junior High Results

Football  Mount Union 26 Everett 8   Mount Union’s junior high football team improved to 8-0 for the season with a 36-8 win at Everett Saturday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Simple, flavorful recipes for fall entertaining

Take time this fall to slow down and experience the pure delight of great-tasting food with family and friends.  Savoring the moment is at the heart of Tuscan-inspired entertaining, where everyone has a seat at the table to enjoy simple and deli More...

Special Occasions

Oct. 15, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrea Kuhns of Three Springs, who celebrates her birthday today, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018: More...

Man loses life in ATV rollover

State police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man following an ATV accident Saturday night in Blacklog Valley, Cromwell Township.  Emergency crews were called to the scene around 8:45 p.m. after family members called 911.  More...

Association’s mortgage paid in full

After being founded 15 years ago as a tool to enhance wellness for the mind, body and spirit, members of the Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association (HHWA) celebrated the completion of payment on their building’s mortgage during the Healthy More...

Hartslog Day tradition continues

Mr. Pumpkin Pole himself, Jim Dilling, right, got some help from Bob Grove Saturday morning as they prepared pumpkins for the Pumpkin Pole at the 43rd Hartslog Day in Alexandria. More...

Local News

Fire guts vacant mobile home

A state police fire marshal has been asked to investigate the cause of a blaze that broke out shortly before 1:30 p.m. Oct. More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

News of Yesteryear

Street-paving project on schedule in borough

75 Years Ago  Forty-five children were treated at the Orthopedic Clinic which was held at the Nurses Home at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital yesterday, hospital officials reported.  More...

General News

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.  The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once towered over the American retail l More...

Woman meets wrestling entertainment on the mat

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — At 22 years old, 5-foot-5-inches with a petite frame, Michelle Good is fighting her way to local wrestling entertainment fame.  The Hopkins County native grew up watching professional wrestling with her family More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gostkowski field goal gives Pats 43-40 win over Chiefs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 on Sunday night after blowing a big halftime lead. More...

Brown TD lifts Steelers over Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — James Conner ran for 111 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the eve of Le’Veon Bell’s possible return, and Antonio Brown turned a short pass into a 31-yard touchdown with 10 seconds left as the Pittsburgh Steelers p More...

Bullpen helps Red Sox win 7-5 to even series

BOSTON (AP) — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Daughter-in-law wants my ring

Dear Annie: My husband has adult children from his first wife. My new daughter-in-law has become quite vocal about jewelry items that I wear. More...

Hints from Heloise

A childish question?

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about people who choose to remain childless:  More...

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