April 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

USPS workers prepare for tax day

As the Tuesday, April 15, IRS tax filing deadline approaches, the United States Postal Service is helping those who mail their forms avoid the confusion and stress that can accompany last-minute filing.  More...

VFW’s contributions support area students

A local veterans organization is giving two school districts a five-figure boost to help support student programs in recognition of the hard work area youth put into raising funds for their extracurricular activities.  The Blue Juniata VFW Post More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Rebeca Banner Date of Birth: April 2, 1991 Age: 23 years old Height: not available Weight: not available Eye color: not available Hair color: not available Last known address(es): 6004 Old Plank Road, Jam More...

Easements still needed for Huntingdon stormwater project

Huntingdon Borough manager Bill Wheeler fielded questions about a lack of easements for the Miller Avenue stormwater project from members of borough council’s water and sewer committee Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Landmark sign comes down

Bill Weaver, left, from Tel-Power, Hollidaysburg, and John Lloyd of Lloyd’s Signs, Tyrone, took down the sign at the former Country Garden Market along Route 22 in Smithfield Township Friday mo More...

Local Sports

White wins 3rd scoring title

The 2013-14 year in area girls’ scholastic basketball became a record-breaking season for one team, while another found its way back to the top after nearly three decades out of the spotlight. More...

2013-14 Final Girls’ Basketball Stats

INDIVIDUAL Name, School G FG FT FTAP ct.P More...

Stevenson upsets No. 1 Juniata 3-1

Despite outhitting and outblocking No. 15 Stevenson University, No. More...

Religion News

Area Lenten and Easter services scheduled

Aughwick/Germany Valley Brethren Church  p Aughwick-Germany Valley Church of the Brethren will host Maundy Thursday services at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, and Easter sunrise services at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20, with breakfast to follow. More...

Greene Hills welcomes new chaplain

The Greene Hills RV Park management is pleased to welcome Vance Hart of Williamsburg as the RV park chaplain for the 2014 season.  Hart has been serving with the United Methodist Church in lay pastoral ministry since 1994. More...

Bishops celebrate Mass along Mexico border

A delegation of Roman Catholic leaders has celebrated Mass on Arizona’s border with Mexico to mourn those who have died trying to enter the U.S. and to pray for immigration reform.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is parental alienation

Dear Annie: What has happened to the politeness, courtesy and respect that we instilled in our own children but somehow got lost down the tree? More...

Doctor K

Gym membership can provide incentive

DEAR DOCTOR K: I want to start exercising regularly. Should I join a gym?  DEAR READER: You don’t need a gym in order to exercise regularly. Your body offers the cheapest equipment available. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 7, 2014:  More...

Transportation funds uncertain

As the weather warms, so, too does the season for road work. More...

Area CDBG funds may be in jeopardy

Municipalities throughout the commonwealth, including those in Huntingdon County, rely heavily on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, but that money, which is generated at the national level, could be in jeopardy thanks to a proposed $2 More...

Week of Young Child highlights programs

Early childhood is a time of rapid development as helpless infants grow into inquisitive and independent preschoolers. More...

General News

Letterman’s departure will reshape late-night

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon’s fast start replacing Jay Leno on the “Tonight” show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman suddenly seemed old.  More...

Reports: Paula Deen restaurant closes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.  More...

FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 5   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.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Alvarez powers Buc’s win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez homered twice and scored three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. More...

Brewers rally to beat BoSox

BOSTON (AP) — Lyle Overbay watched the Red Sox receive their championship rings, knowing how close he came to getting one.  Then he got back at the team that released him five days before the start of last season, hitting a tiebreaking dou More...

Timberwolves edge Heat 122-121 in double OT

MIAMI (AP) — Corey Brewer hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Miami Heat 122-121 on Friday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Barrett Matthew Brode who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, April 5, 2014. His proud parents are Dave and Amy Brode of Little Valley Road. More...

Student News

Scholarship available for MUAHS seniors

For the third year in a row, in memory of Jonathan D. Martin, the family will award a Mount Union Area High School senior the Jonathan D. Martin Foundation Scholarship. Mr. More...

Brighten up weekend brunch

As winter winds down and the thaw of spring arrives, celebrate the season with a weekend brunch capitalizing on in-season flavors. More...

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