January 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals recount missile warning

It doesn’t get much better than a Saturday morning in a tropical paradise, but for those visiting and living in Hawaii, Jan. More...

Local News

Motorists transported to hospital

Fire and ambulance crews from Mount Union were called to the scene of a motor-vehicle crash just before 7 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of N. Division and E. Shirley streets in Mount Union. More...

Police Log

Reckless endangerment   More...

RW&BT firefighters honored for their service

Two high-ranking members of the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates trade Cole

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros already had two Cy Young winners on their staff. They’re hoping Gerrit Cole can make it three. They acquired Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade Saturday. More...

Jaguars outscore Steelers 45-42

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars, yes those Jacksonville Jaguars, are heading to the AFC championship game. More...

Miracle TD pass gives Vikings 29-24 win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There wasn’t much left for Case Keenum to do but to fling the ball deep and hope for a miracle. Miracle answered. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Capricorn. More...

Senator to run for Congress

State Sen. More...

Alexandria students recall school fire

Friends and family gathered Saturday at the Alexandria bank building to remember the Alexandria school that burned down 50 years ago to the day. More...

Striving to provide a skilled workforce

Within the nation’s workforce, there is growing evidence of a shortage of skilled trades people and the need to fill that void by raising awareness about career fields like welding, plumbing, HVAC and others.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 15 AIDS Intervention o 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. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats perfect 5-0 for the day

Line Mountain Duals:

The Huntingdon wrestling team completed a busy eight-day stretch with five more wins at Saturday’s Line Mountain Duals. More...

Late layup gives Eagles loss at Drew

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team lost at Drew on a layup in the final seconds, 75-74, Saturday afternoon. More...

Titans finish 3-2; Hornets are 0-4

Bloody Run Duals:

Delayed a week ago by weather, the Bloody Run Duals at Everett High School took place Saturday. Tussey Mountain went 3-2 and finished in third place overall, while Juniata Valley struggled with low numbers in going 0-5. More...

People/Pastimes

Safety renovations for seniors’ homes

Feeling safe and secure at home is a priority for any homeowner. But safety is of particular concern for aging men and women who are at greater risk of being involved in accidents at home than younger men and women. More...

Visiting loved ones in assisted living

For many seniors, a day arrives in their lives when it is no longer safe or practical to live at home alone. Assisted living facilities can help seniors adjust to their new situations. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Dorothy Maines of Huntingdon, who celebrated her 102nd birthday Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at AristaCare at Huntingdon Park, Huntingdon. Dorothy is a lifelong resident of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A grandma shut out

Dear Annie: I am a 68-year-old widow with two grown children, both married, both living nearby. I dearly love babies and babysit as much as possible. My son and wife had my first grandson over the summer. More...

Hints from Heloise

A different way to help

Dear Readers: For many years, I’ve written about a wonderful program from St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The children would take the fronts of RECYCLED GREETING CARDS and make new cards that were sold in the gift shop as well as online. More...

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