February 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Crews continue snow removal efforts

With another storm forecasted for the coming days, Huntingdon Borough maintenance crews continue to work to clear remaining piles of frozen snow and ice away from streets.  More...

New nutrition labels may clarify contents

The FDA is making some changes to the nutrition labels people currently see on packaged foods and drinks, making the contents more clear, more specific to the actual contents of each package rather than serving size and increasing the size of the num More...

Local News

Subzero temperatures

Area residents woke up to subzero temperatures this morning, which prompted some area schools to delay for two hours. More...

Sewer clog causes issues in Mapleton

An incident involving raw sewage caused issues in Mapleton Borough Thursday.  According to a press release from the borough, a main sewer line running under the railroad tracks clogged, causing a backup of raw sewage into the basement of a resid More...

Police and Fire Log

County units on standby   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Cards throttle Temple 88-66

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Russ Smith had 24 points, moving into eighth place on Louisville’s career scoring list, and the seventhranked Cardinals throttled Temple 88-66 on Thursday night.  More...

Big Ten Football:

No plans to add more Friday night games

CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said Thursday that the league is not looking to schedule more Friday football games, except on Thanksgiving and Labor Day weekends.  “Beyond that, I don’t think while I’m aro More...

Penn State upsets Ohio State, again

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach Patrick Chambers didn’t think it was the matchup or the fact that it was Senior Night that allowed his Nittany Lions to beat Ohio State again.  No, it was something more basic.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Weather extends CCA’s spirit week

So what do students do when school spirit week almost completely gets canceled because of snow? Calvary Christian Academy’s spirit week turned into “spirit month.” Spirit week at CCA was scheduled to start Feb. More...

Titans strive to ‘boot out’ bullies

Tussey Mountain High School hallways were filled with boots and red clothes Jan. 31. Students and staff came together to wear boots and red clothing to raise awareness against bullying.  More...

Press Club

MU National Honor Society assists community

“Benevolent or honorable behavior is the responsibility of those who are leaders.” This is the motto of the esteemed group at Mount Union Area School District known as the National Honor Society (NHS). More...

National FFA Week celebrated at JV

Future Farmers of America (FFA) is often considered one of the most popular organizations at Juniata Valley High School. Each year, students involved with Blue Juniata, (Juniata Valley’s FFA chapter) look forward to National FFA Week. More...

Computer wish ‘granted’ at HCCTC

When we, as humans, are curious about anything, where do we turn? Very few homes still have a complete set of printed encyclopedias and most homes today have a computer with Internet access. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Working out the gyms

Dear Readers: Many folks JOIN GYMS around the start of the year. What is it about that holiday weight gain? More...

Special Sections

Commissioners talk challenges

The state of Huntingdon County can be summed up in two words — confronting challenges — according to the Huntingdon County Commissioners, who addressed a crowd at the State of the County Coffee Connection Thursday morning. More...

Offender to serve 106-300 months

A Mount Union man was sentenced Tuesday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas for a 2004 sexual assault incident involving a then 8-year-old child.  More...

Pink smocks are a cornerstone of hospital

Health care is changing rapidly locally and throughout the country and, regardless if folks agree with it, it’s happening.  However, there’s one constant that will remain at J.C. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Number of county marriage licenses increases

75 Years Ago  A new fire code letter for use of Huntingdon firefighters will become effective, William W. Myers, Huntingdon fire chief, announced. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 1   More...

Local Sports

District 6-A Consolation:

Wildcats end Hornets’ season

Sports Editor Juniata Valley’s basketball team had a strong first-quarter effort in last night’s District 6- consolation game against Homer Center at Central Cambria High School, but the Wildcats controlled the middle quarters enough to s More...

District Six Swimming:

Bearcats sending 16 swimmers to meet

Huntingdon junior Nick McKim and freshman Anneliese Aurand lead a contingent of 16 Bearcats into this weekend’s District Six Swimming championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatorium. The event gets underway at 2 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Making changes for a better life

Whether looking to advance their career, financial situation or personal life, taking the steps towards self-improvement is top of mind to many people.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Local couple marks 50th wedding anniversary

Mike and Judy (Gearhart) Lewis recently returned from a 10-day trip to the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Maui in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage Feb. 29, 1964. More...

Births Special Occasions

Mike and Heather Householder of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jayden Michael Householder, Feb. 11, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Huntingdon man named to fall 2013 dean’s list

Benjamin Hsiung of Huntingdon was one of 320 students named to Denison University’s 2013 fall semester dean’s list by provost Kim Coplin. More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Windshield washer fluid  Make your own windshield washer mixture that won’t freeze by combining one quart of rubbing alcohol, one cup of water, and two tablespoons of liquid detergent. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look for a compromise ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I are arguing about his desire to work from home. He has an office job that he can accomplish remotely, and by working at home, it saves him a 30-minute commute each way.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 1, 2014:  More...

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