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The members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board came together for a workshop meeting Wednesday at which time a discussion was held regarding an upcoming feasibility study regarding the district’s elementary schools.

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Members of the Juniata Valley School Board heard about ongoing issues with the new heating and cooling system at the elementary school during their monthly board meeting Wednesday evening.

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The snow forecast for the region is good news for bear hunters setting out Saturday for the opening day of bear rifle season as it will help them track the bruins over the ridges and valleys throughout the county.

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The Festive Fall Coloring Contest was sponsored this year by Lincoln Caverns and Domino’s Pizza of Huntingdon, with the assistance of the elementary art and classroom teachers in each participating school. Students in grades 3-6 are eligible to enter an original drawing. Winners are then cho…

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The Marklesburg 4-H Club held its first meeting of the new membership year Nov. 11.

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The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club held its first meeting of the new year Oct. 17.

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Happy November! It is hard to believe that it has been about six months since the current Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion court was established. Our team is thankful for everything in our lives, especially the dairy industry! We are also very grateful that we are able to enjoy our dairy pr…

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Southern Huntingdon County High School senior Mikara Anderson, left, recently competed at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky. She won reserve champion youth Natural Colored ewe and numerous first and seconds entries with her Natural Colored …

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Art Walk Huntingdon canceled due to weather

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MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — If it takes seven minutes to fill an 80-gallon tub with just the cold tap open and eight minutes with just the hot tap open, how long will it take to fill a 562-acre reservoir with the skies open periodically — and if nearby residents run hoses from their backyards to t…

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Broad Top Township Supervisors last Monday evening approved documents necessary to proceed with a proposed senior housing project utilizing the former Defiance Elementary School. The action came during the municipal leaders rescheduled monthly meeting.

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Saxton Borough Council Monday evening gave its engineer Gwin, Dobson & Foreman (GD&F) authorization to create a bid package for improvements to the borough’s Kenrock-Millers Run, Putts Hollow water catch basin system.

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During its Nov. 5 meeting, Saltillo Borough Council agreed to accept its interview committee’s choice of Jessica Williams for borough secretary. Interim secretary Marsha Dell finished her obligation to the borough Nov. 6.

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The state Department of Agriculture requires “the person in charge” in a food service operation to hold a nationally-recognized food protection certificate such as ServSafe®. Establishments not meeting this requirement have 90 days after their date of inspection to comply.

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Due to the forecasted winter weather, The Daily News office will close at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Hospital officials gave board members, elected officials and area residents a detailed picture of finances and why they need to partner with a larger health entity at their annual community breakfast meeting Wednesday morning.

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Winter weather alerts, pink- and blue-tinted regional maps and long lines at the grocery store all point to one thing — snow-covered, ice-coated or generally slippery roads will soon follow.

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LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carson Allen Carolus, who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. His proud parents are David and Jamie Carolus of Petersburg. Carson has two siblings, Colton and Carleigh, and a dog, Griffon. He is the grandson of Dan and LeAnn Smith o…

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Students from several classes at Standing Stone Elementary School were asked to consider the question, “What is old?,” during a visit from residents and staff from Westminster Woods in Huntingdon Tuesday in an effort to address perceptions of aging within the greater Huntingdon community as …

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Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 15, the 30-year-old radio system that emergency personnel in the county have used to communicate with one another during emergencies will be a thing of the past.

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Due to an increase in cost, members of the Joint Operating Committee of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, in a 7-1 vote Tuesday night, approved scaling down expansion plans at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.

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One area resident addressed concerns about voting at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning.

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This month’s Art Walk Huntingdon, slated for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, features a wide variety of events at area businesses.

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GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lillian Irene Cressman, who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Her proud parents are Adam and Heidi Cressman. Lillian is the granddaughter of Larry and Beth Cressman of James Creek, Jim and Shirley Hummel of Huntingdon and Steve and Ro…

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The view of the confluence of the Juniata River and Stone Creek, with the Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge was one many local residents correctly identified in the Oct. 31 What and Where Wednesday column. Those who responded included Glenn Scott of Mount Union, John Hawn of Huntingdon, Kimbe…

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The amount of time people spend outdoors has dramatically decreased, as the Environmental Protection Agency now reports the average American spends 87 percent of his or her time in a residence, school building or workplace.

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For gardeners who heat their homes in winter using stoves or fireplaces, good-quality wood ashes can be a soil-amendment bonus. But if applied improperly, they can be a caustic topping for foliage-heavy plants and seedlings.