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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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Art Walk Huntingdon canceled due to weather

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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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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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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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During a press conference Tuesday morning at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Readiness Center in Smithfield Township, Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith and Dave Gorman of the state Attorney General’s Office called the bust of a $4.6 million drug ring that brought cocaine, h…

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Following months of discussion and meetings with fire company members, Alexandria Borough Council, in a 4-2 vote, approved a 1.5-mill fire tax to support the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. Monday night.

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After last month’s emotional meeting in which Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) members voted to end the district’s capacity study and conclude discussion on the possible closing of Southside Elementary School, Monday night’s work session focused on business as usual.

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When the Tussey Mountain School Board meets next Monday night in its regular monthly session, a letter of support is expected to be approved in the district’s pursuit of school safety monies. The motion was examined at Monday night’s brief work session held in the high school administrative …

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Saxton Borough Council agreed Monday evening that after Dec. 31 the borough will no longer be providing police services to residents of neighboring Liberty Township.

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The army of volunteers who worked to keep Huntingdon Borough blossoming throughout the summer and fall as part of Project Bloomtown were recognized Monday with a special appreciation lunch at the Huntingdon County Drop-In Center.

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Law enforcement agents from various local, county and state agencies this morning helped round up 32 suspects accused of having a hand in operating a $4.6 million drug ring that brought cocaine, heroin and fentanyl into the county.

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The saying goes, “good things come in small packages,” but for volunteers around the world preparing gift-filled shoeboxes for shipment overseas as part of Operation Christmas Child, the contents are much greater than merely “good.”

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The question of whether Mount Union can afford to hire a borough manager, or afford not to, dominated Saturday’s town hall meeting hosted by borough council.

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Mud was flying and cleats were sliding during the Second Annual Moxmoe Popcorn Bowl flag football tournament Sunday to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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As the nights get colder, homeowners are turning up their thermostats to keep warm. However, as heating appliances are utilized more, the threat of carbon monoxide buildup increases.

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The commemoration of the 243rd anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps, hosted by the Standing Stone Detachment of the Marine Corps League, Saturday night at the Huntingdon Country Club was a celebration of a rich history of honor, valor and sacrifice.

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Remembering the “war to end all wars” was the theme Saturday as numerous Bedford County veterans’ organizations participated in the annual Bedford County Veterans Day parade in Saxton.

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In light of the big changes that are happening at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in recent weeks, the public will have an opportunity to ask questions about those changes at the upcoming annual community breakfast meeting.

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Just like many Americans, Huntingdon County folks watched the evening news with heavy hearts as details of another mass shooting unfolded Thursday, this one in Thousand Oaks, California, in which 12 people died and and at least another 21 people were injured.

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Wrapping paper and ribbons, with bows and boxes fill the shelves of local stores throughout the holiday season, but many of the most priceless gifts received at Christmas come free of any trappings or trim.

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Have you recovered from the changing of the clocks yet? Don’t laugh. Researchers maintain that it can take as much as three weeks for the bodies of some people to adjust to the loss or gain of an hour’s time.