August 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CDBG program changes discussed

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission discussed looming changes to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program at their regular monthly meeting Thursday night.  CDBG monies have been used to fund numerous projects within More...

Local cancer survivors to be honored at event

Cancer survivors and their champions will join together in Mill Creek this weekend to raise funds for Huntingdon County residents who are in treatment.  Volunteers with the Huntingdon County branch of the Bob Perks Fund will host their annual Su More...

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H&BT trail extension to begin next summer

A two-mile extension of the H&BT Rail Trail between Riddlesburg and “Red Cut” in Liberty Township is expected to begin next summer as the Broad Top Township Supervisors await word from the state Department of Conservation and Natural More...

CEO confesses to cracking under stress of job

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? More...

Area briefs

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, Aug. 18.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 17   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rockies stop Acuna streak, beat Braves 5-3

ATLANTA (AP) — Colorado snapped Ronald Acuna Jr.’s home run streak and Atlanta’s five-game winning streak, rallying for three unearned runs in the ninth inning to beat the Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.  More...

Packers roll to 51-34 win over Steelers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The ovation moved Aaron Rodgers to tears.  The Green Bay Packers fans showed their appreciation with the two-time NFL MVP about to take his first snaps at Lambeau Field in almost a year. More...

Patriots down Eagles 37-20 in rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Discriminated against and given the run-around

Dear Annie: I am seeking some advice. I have a disability, and my place of employment is discriminating against me based on that disability. I finally filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and waited. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Proof of prescriptions

Dear Heloise: Please remember that when carrying PRESCRIPTION DRUGS while traveling, you must be able to produce a valid prescription for each of them. More...

Special Sections

Driver to serve time for crash

Almost a year to the day after a man died and two others were injured in a horse and buggy crash that destroyed a Henderson Township storefront, the driver, a Huntingdon woman, was sentenced in Huntingdon County Criminal Court Thursday afternoon.&nbs More...

Dispensary permit sought for county

The state’s medical marijuana program continues to expand with a new round of dispensary permit applications received by the state Department of Health (DOH).  One application, submitted by The Natural Dispensary LLC, June 18 requests a pe More...

County’s Democrats to host corn boil

As campaign season gets into full swing ahead of the November general election, the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee is hosting an event that will bring party candidates to the area.  More...

State  Free Access 

Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar’s arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around.  More...

Records show taxpayers paid for three crashes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state representative has had three car accidents in three years — with repairs and insurance claims covered by state taxpayers, records show.  More...

Local Sports

New Hampshire rallies for 7-6 win over Curve

An early 4-0 lead for the Altoona Curve evaporated in the series finale as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats clawed back and won 7-6 on a walkoff home run by Cavan Biggio Thursday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Mapleton American Legion Post 322

Mapleton American Legion Post 322 hosted an installation ceremony Aug. 11 at the post. More...

Avoid foodborne poisoning this summer

Numerous foodborne illness outbreaks of salmonella and E. coli have occurred across the United States and Canada in 2018. And such outbreaks are not limited to North America. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 12:45 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018: More...

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