October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JV leaders present mini split findings

During their monthly meeting Wednesday, members of the Juniata Valley School Board heard discussion about the possibility of installing mini splits in the elementary school.  More...

Annual Hartslog Day to be held Saturday

The second Saturday in October is a date cherished by many throughout the Juniata Valley, who hold Hartslog Day close to their hearts as a beloved local tradition.  Now in its 42nd year, the area’s premiere fall festival will fill the stre More...

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Local News

District judge issues warrants

After an active bench warrant was issued for his arrest, a Mount Union man was seen jumping out of a two-story window to allegedly avoid arrest.  More...

Crews respond to rollover crash

Emergency crews and state police responded to a rollover crash on Maddensville Pike in Cromwell Township around 2:30 p.m. More...

Area briefs

Terror Trolley returns to the Rockhill Trolley Museum   ROCKHILL BORO. — The Terror Trolley is calling all passengers at the Rockhill Trolley Museum from 7-10 p.m. Saturday Oct. 14, 21 and 28.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Philipsburg-Osceola (1-6, 0-5 ML) at Huntingdon (7-0, 5-0 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Everett (1-6) at Southern Huntingdon (6-1), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Bellwood Antis (7-0) at Mount Union (6-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Mount Union running back Daunte Martin rushed for a school-record 328 yards and seven touchdowns in the first quarter on the way to a 56-20 win over More...

People/Pastimes

Garden club members learn gardening tips

Horticulturists from Martin’s Garden Center in Tyrone were on hand for the Sept. 19 meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) to answer questions and offer gardening advice. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jean Prendergast of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 101st birthday Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Cub Scout Pack 226

Recently, members of Cub Scout Pack 226, including front row, from the left, Alexander Simco, Trevor Wilson, Bryson Heisch, Mason Shoop, Brody Heisch; second row, Carson Riley and Mike Kohlrieser, at More...

Annie's Mailbox

Past infidelity sparks same from spouse

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for 20 years and married for four. We have three kids. In the beginning of our relationship, it was bad -- and the bad all came from me. I cheated on her and hurt her. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 13, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Scouting shift to admit girls

An announcement made Wednesday afternoon may alter the face of Boy Scouting in coming years. More...

CAFOs held to higher standards

With discussion regarding the proposed swine operation that falls under the category of a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Todd Township, many residents may question the difference is between a regular farm and a CAFO.  Informatio More...

Area native deployed to aid with hurricane

One county native was recently deployed to Texas to support medial operations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey as a member of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).  More...

General News

Kids don’t necessarily have to bathe every day

Dear Doctor: My 10-yearold grandchild gets a bath only three times a week, and sometimes it’s only twice a week. Is this normal? I thought that children should be bathed every day. More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon County Library project plans in place

75 Years Ago  Organized dry forces in Pennsylvania will wage a relentless fight to ban sale of liquor to men in uniform for the duration of the war and to eliminate serving of beer in military camps, it was announced today.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 12   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers try to focus on Chiefs, not noise

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward walked into the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room earlier this week less than 24 hours removed from a humbling home loss to Jacksonville , his portable speaker blasting a playlist that served as a not so subliminal m More...

Thomas two shots back at Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas collected the Jack Nicklaus Award as the U.S. PGA Tour player of the year a couple of days before heading to Malaysia in a bid to win his third successive CIMB Classic.  More...

Gregorius homers twice and Yankees clobber Kluber

CLEVELAND (AP) — These young Yankees were unshaken, resilient and as tough as the city they represent.  The baby Bronx Bombers have grown up fast.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Trump’s tax plan is a self-serving rehash of trickle-down economics, Sept. 29   More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 6. House More...

Op-Ed

Flag waving

I read that over the weekend Vice President Pence has joined the nonsense about flag waving. It is probably no coincidence that his last name rhymes with my characterization of this controversy that reads like a tempest in teapot.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHCHS student named outstanding FFA youth

A Southern Huntingdon County High School student was among four Pennsylvania teens named Outstanding 4-H and FFA Youth during the 61st Annual Keystone International Livestock Expo (KILE), held in Harrisburg Oct. More...

Livestock judging teams among top 10 at KILE

Two Huntingdon County livestock judging teams were recognized Oct. 6 at the 2017 Stockman’s Contest at the 2017 Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg.  More...

Smartweed is pretty, but still a weed

I paused my shoveling of horse manure the other day to rest my eyes on a most attractive plant growing at the edge of the pile.  More...

NASCAR

CHARLOTTE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Busch, down  If Howard Cosell had called Sunday’s race at Charlotte, he would have looked at Kyle Busch after the run and said, “And down goes Busch!” Busch stumbled out of his damaged No. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Does Martin Truex Jr. have to win the Cup for this to be considered a great season? GODSPEAK: How about Bill Elliott in 1985? He had 11 wins. DW got the trophy. Which one do you remember? KEN'S CALL: 1985 was a rarity. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Chase watch   More...

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