September 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bridge work on Route 22 delayed

While work continues on the Route 22 bridge spanning Route 26 in Smithfield Township, only a portion of the work will be completed by the second week of November. More...

Huntingdon attorney is county bar’s dean

A Huntingdon County attorney continues to “raise the bar” as the most senior practicing attorney admitted as dean of the Huntingdon County Bar Association. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Samuel Dwayn Lyon  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Inmate pleads guilty minutes before trial

Jurors were dismissed Friday morning after a defendant submitted a guilty plea minutes before the court’s third trial of the week was to begin.  Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz accepted the guilty plea and addressed the jury p More...

Campus Prevention Network to award Juniata College

In June 2017, Juniata College was honored at the ninth annual Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Summit presented by EVERFI, Inc. More...

Local Sports

Border sets marks; ’Cats romp

Huntingdon’s senior running back Ian Border has made it a habit to open games with explosive runs to bring the crowd to their feet and quickly give the Bearcats and early lead. More...

Trojans handle Warriors for fourth straight win

The Mount Union football team went to work right out of the box Friday night, putting 20 points on the board in the first quarter to set the tone of the game. More...

Rockets run past Hornets to improve to 4-1

Southern Huntingdon took advantage of turnovers and turnovers Friday in an ICC clash with Juniata Valley in Alexandria Friday evening.  Only two of the Rockets’ scoring drive started in Southern territory and two TDs were the result of Hor More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Special Sections

Race visitors help economy

With hundreds of weekend visitors pouring into Huntingdon Borough and the surrounding area to participate in or watch the first Standing Stone Half Marathon Sunday, many residents and businesses are eager to showcase all the region has to offer.  More...

Mount Union man among PSP cadets

A Mount Union area resident was one of 90 cadets to graduate from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy earlier this month.  Cody Booher, a 2012 graduate from Mount Union Area High School, was assigned to Troop H, Newport, following his graduati More...

Insurance covers damage to school devices

As the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) makes the transition to a 1:1 ratio with technology devices and students, an insurance plan option to parents of students who will have at-home and in-school access to the tablet devices.  More...

General News

ACLU files suit over protesters’ treatment

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. More...

Milan fashion meets global crises with lightness

MILAN (AP) — The Milan fashion world is responding to global crises with transparency and lightness.  Designers are choosing diaphanous textiles to create airy looks, often layering sheer trench coats and anoraks over form-fitting knit dr More...

Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse prevention

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — More than 100 children in New Hampshire’s largest city have witnessed an adult overdose in their home since 2016. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 23   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 

Lions set to face dangerous Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Penn State’s James Franklin hasn’t coached at Kinnick Stadium before — but he knows how dangerous the Hawkeyes can be at home after dark.  More...

Steelers look to improve and stay undefeated

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ record is perfect. More...

Cardinals rally to beat Pirates 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A flip to second base gone awry threatened to sap the St. Louis Cardinals of the momentum that has carried them from the doldrums of August to the middle of the playoff race in September.  No matter. More...

People/Pastimes

Watson-Black American Legion Post 126

Officers of the Watson Black American Legion Post 126, Broad Top City, were recently installed by officials of the American Legion, Department of Pennsylvania, 18th District, during a ceremony held r More...

Religion News

Is God judging America?

It seems every time a catastrophic event occurs there are rants about this being the judgment of God upon the people. The only thing worse than a political pundit is a religious pundit. These socalled pundits presume to speak for God. More...

Pastor fulfills promise

Watching the Rev. Michael Decewicz go about his duties as pastor of St. Juan Diego parish in Sharpsburg, often followed by his little dog, Ricky, it is hard to believe that he spent much of his life plagued with kidney disease.  More...

Heritage Fair honors history

The public is invited to the Middle Pennsylvania District’s 37th annual Heritage Fair at Camp Blue Diamond. The fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 23.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

No one cares anymore

Dear Annie: I am a 75-yearold woman in good health, and I’ve been married for 54 years. I have wonderful children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 25, 2017:  More...

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