March 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Blueprint program deadline approaches

The deadline is fast approaching to submit the application to try for a chance to have Huntingdon County become a Blueprint Community and, for all of those involved, things are coming along smoothly.  More...

Group to devise plan for local trail system

In an effort to help meet the needs of people in a way that promotes exercise and sustainability, a group is getting together to devise a possible trail system that could lead to the Juniata Valley School District grounds.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jason Rodriguez Date of Birth: March 14, 1972 Age: 42 years old Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 200 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): 1310 E. More...

Police Log

Took debit card

ALEXANDRIA BORO. — Sophia Jones, Alexandria, reported to state police at Huntingdon that Ridge Booher, Alexandria, took money out of an ATM using her Visa debit card without her permission between 7 a.m. Jan. 13 and 3 p.m. Jan. 14.   More...

DUI defendants sentenced in court

A Huntingdon man was sentenced for two separate driving under the influence (DUI) offenses in the Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, March 30   More...

Local Sports

Gearhart repeats as area’s top shooter

Area boys’ basketball teams saw improved numbers both offensively and defensively compared to last season, and four of five squads made the postseason. More...

2013-14 Final Boys’ Basketball Stats

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Ricci, Clark pace Titans to 5-2 win over Juniata

Tussey Mountain’s Iacapo Ricci and John Clark had a hand in a pair of victories Friday afternoon, including teaming for a win at first doubles to help the Titans (3-0) remain perfect on the season with a 5-2 win over visiting Juniata.  More...

Religion News

Serving others in sweet fellowship

For the volunteers working on a seasonal fundraiser at the McConnellstown United Methodist Church to fund various missions, their time spent in fellowship is sweet — literally.  Since 1974, church members have combined their efforts to cre More...

A little off the top

Jody Cresswell gives Todd Christine, pastor of the Cassville United Methodist Church, a buzz cut during the church’s annual ice cream social March 15. More...

Easter drama to be presented at Hopewell UMC

The eight United Methodist Churches on the Broad Top will present the Easter musical event “It is Finished,” created by Russell Mauldin and Sue Smith, at 10:30 a.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Solutions for bedwetting

Dear Annie: This is in response to “Bedwetter,” who is afraid to move in with his girlfriend for fear she’ll find out he still wets the bed.  More...

Doctor K

Even with inactive TB, treatment can stop future infection

DEAR DOCTOR K: My 6-year-old just had a positive reading on her Mantoux test. What does this mean?  DEAR READER: Doctors perform a Mantoux test to see if someone may have been exposed to bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB). More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 31, 2014:  More...

Seniors oppose AAA meal plan

Meeting in its monthly session Friday morning in the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center, the tri-county Citizens Advisory Council unanimously went on record opposing plans by the Area Agency on Aging to alter its senior meals takeout policy that wi More...

Bridges focus of county maintenance

Spring is fast approaching and with spring will come several maintenance projects in Huntingdon County.  More...

English language bill not new to state rep.

It may be the language most folks deal with on a daily basis, but English is technically not classified as the state’s official language. However, one state representative is proposing to change that.  State Rep. More...

World  Free Access 

Australians say latest objects need to be checked

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Objects spotted floating in a new search area for debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner need to be recovered and inspected before they can be linked to the plane, Australian officials said Saturday. More...

General News

Fox News Channel launches Sunday business show

NEW YORK (AP) — Political junkies have plenty of choices on Sunday-morning television. That’s not the case for those who follow business, a niche that Maria Bartiromo hopes to fill starting this weekend on Fox News Channel.  More...

Miley Cyrus class offered at N.Y. college

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. More...

Oprah Winfrey takes show on the road

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is taking a self-help show on the road to eight cities this fall, a two-day event giving fans a chance to see and possibly meet her.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penguins top Blue Jackets to clinch playoff spot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have struggled at times in an injuryfilled season.  When a game is in the balance, however, they still have the personnel and the experience to end up with the two points.  More...

Michigan, UConn hold on to reach regional finals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday’s first Midwest Regional semifinal.  The second-seeded Wolver More...

Walker lifts Pirates past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Neil Walker had three hits and an RBI to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

WOO HOO, HE’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Robert Walter who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, March 29, 2014. His proud parents are Clair Jr. More...

Special Occasions

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Flora Cascar of Huntingdon who will celebrate her 102nd birthday Saturday, April 5, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Feed the family fast, flavorful foods

Nutrition, exercise and good health is more than just a trend. It’s a new way of life for more and more families. More...

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