April 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Film shows impact of water pollutants

The local showing of a WPSU film will reach out to residents concerned about the environmental impact of pollutants in rivers and streams.  The Huntingdon County Arts Council will sponsor a viewing of “Water Blue Green Solutions,” pr More...

Gas prices expected to drop over summer

With summer only a few of months away, AAA expects the change in weather will be joined by a welcome drop in gas prices.  More...

Local News

After Hours event set for Tuesday at Huntingdon Fiberglass Products

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours event from 5-7 p.m. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Brady Matthews Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Former business co-owner sentenced for failing to deposit license funds

A former Henderson Township business co-owner was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday for failing to deposit funds from the sales of fishing licenses.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 19   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

Huntingdon County has long treasured its sports legends and, sadly, it lost one of them when former Juniata Valley basketball coach Ed Sparr passed away late Thursday morning.  More...

Gettysburg sweeps doubles to hand Juniata first loss

For the first time this season, the Juniata College men’s tennis team dropped a dual match, falling at Gettysburg College 6-3 Friday afternoon in the team’s regular-seaon finale. More...

Eagles close out regular season with 6-3 loss

The Juniata College women’s tennis team finished the regular season today with a 6-3 loss at Gettysburg College. The Eagles are now 11-5 on the year and move onto the Landmark Conference tournament where they will face the No. More...

People/Pastimes

Service Personnel News

Local man promoted in U.S. Marine Corps

Tyler Duffey of Mount Union was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the United States Marine Corps March 4. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Colton Warner Grissinger who turns 4 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 20, 2014. His proud parents are Bryan Grissinger and B.K. More...

Special Occasions

April 19, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Sophia Jones of Alexandria who will celebrate her 84th birthday today, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Happy birthday, Sophia!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Overall health is tied to diet and exercise

Dear Annie: I would like to comment on Gail Rae-Garwood’s letter about kidney disease. More...

Doctor K

Consistent oral hygiene will get rid of bad breath

DEAR DOCTOR K: My breath is OK during the day, but when I wake up in the morning, it’s terrible. What causes bad morning breath? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 21, 2014:  More...

Carrying the cross

Gordon Trimer, local pastor, carried a cross as fellow pastors and parishioners from many Alexandria and Petersburg area churches followed as part of the Juniata Valley Cross Walk Good Friday in Alex More...

Planners evaluate CDBG proposals

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission received a briefing this week from county grants administrator Maureen Safko on proposed projects for year three of the three-year community development plan.  More...

Cromwell Twp. supervisors to close bridge

After recent reports deemed the wooden plank bridge on Jordan Cemetery Road just off Route 994 in Cromwell Township inadequate and in need of repair, supervisors expect the overpass to be closed sometime in the coming week.  More...

World  Free Access 

Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

ROME (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the C More...

General News

Actress speaks out against Oscar night ‘bullies’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Novak says that cruel jabs about how she looked during the Oscar ceremony amounted to bullying that left her crushed at first, but then determined to speak out in protest.  More...

Hillary Clinton book out June 10

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s upcoming book will be called “Hard Choices,” a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama’s secreta More...

Boston makes room for more runners

BOSTON (AP) — More than 5,000 runners were still on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off on Boylston Street.  Race organizers were eager to invite them back — to let them finish what they started — and aware of th More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brewers shut down Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Lohse pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Carlos Gomez homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Friday night.  Lohse (3-1) improved to 11-2 in his career against the Pirates, allowin More...

Curve squeeze out win

Gift Ngoepe laid down a perfect squeeze that plated Alen Hanson in the eighth inning to put the Curve up one before Ryan Beckman nailed it down in the ninth as the Curve downed the Squirrels, 2-1, on Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Perez, Rangers crush White Sox

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Martin Perez pitched a threehitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night.  Martin homered and was one of four Texas batte More...

Religion News

Area Easter services scheduled

15th Street UMC, located on 15th and Moore streets, Huntingdon, will hold Easter services at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20.  More...

Perserverance 5K to benefit Crossroads

Runners participating in the 5th annual Perseverance 5K Saturday, April 26, in Mount Union, will need to be more than just fleet of foot as obstacles have been added as a new facet to the race.  More...

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a “slave.”  More...

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