April 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

DUI task force sets roving patrol dates

As the calendar turns to May, the Huntingdon County DUI Task Force will be on area roadways Monday, May 19, through Monday, June 16, as part of the Click It or Ticket campaign. More...

Comcast Cares Day

Comcast employee and Comcast Cares Day project coordinator Jim Grissinger, left, loads the grill with help from volunteers Abe Livai, center, and RJ Bassler, as they prepare lunch for the Comcast Car More...

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Mayfest draws crowd

A crowd of Mayfest visitors stretched down Washington Street in Huntingdon Saturday. For more photos of the event, see Page 14 in today’s edition. More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Juniata College Orchestra to perform

The Juniata College Orchestra will perform a wide range of music at its spring concert at 3 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, call 643- 0623.  More...

Local Sports

Eagles not golden

Springfield sweeps Juniata for D-III title

Second-seeded SUNY-New Paltz took game one from host Juniata in Saturday evening’s semifinal match in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center, but the third-seeded Eagles finished strong to win 3-1 and advance to the NCAA Division III National Cha More...

Rockets top Claysburg 3-2 in championsip game

Southern Huntingdon Softball Tournament:

The Southern Huntingdon softball team came up with two big wins Saturday in the Southern Huntingdon Softball Tournament, winning the opener 4-0 over Homer-Center and turned in an impressive performance over Inter-County Conference North power Claysbu More...

Catholic takes title with 5-4 victory

LC Men’s Tennis Championship:

The Juniata College men’s tennis team came up just short of its first Landmark Conference title Sunday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate with a sweet Cinco de Mayo holiday meal

Cinco de Mayo is, officially, a holiday celebrating Mexico’s victory over France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. More...

News of Yesteryear

Pipeline work begins near Mount Union

75 Years Ago  Gov. Arthur H. James said he was informed by Highways Secretary I. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 29, 2014:  More...

Runoff issues persist in area

In the late 1990s, Huntingdon Borough had a watershed moment when community members, along with business and school leaders, came together to deal with the Muddy Run Watershed as a result of endless flooding problems. More...

Pirate chorus entertains at Mayfest

Thousands of visitors flocked to downtown Huntingdon Borough Saturday for the annual Mayfest celebration. More...

Dog bite prevention highlighted in May

With May just a few days away, the United States Postal Service will use the month to draw the public’s attention to a growing problem — unrestrained dogs that attack mail carriers — as May is “Dog Bite Prevention Month.&rdquo More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania awaits ruling on Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has softened his rhetoric while he awaits a federal decision on his request to link a work requirement to benefits under the Medicaid expansion. More...

Schwartz makes waves in primary race for gov.

HARRISBURG (AP) — In a gubernatorial primary race that for months was marked more by congeniality than conflict, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz is putting Tom Wolf’s front-runner status to the test.  More...

General News

Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

VILONIA, Ark. More...

Ladies’ Home Journal goes newsstand-only

Meredith Corp. is ending subscription service for “Ladies’ Home Journal,” one of the nation’s oldest women’s magazines, due to declining advertiser interest.  More...

Single-sex schools put focus on learning

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — When Tyson Haynes and Kai Conner hit puberty, school got tricky.  All of a sudden, Conner — a 12-year-old student body president with a straight-A report card — wondered whether she was cute enough, coo More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rangers take 3-2 lead on Flyers

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Richards and Dominic Moore scored second-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves as the New York Rangers pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination with a 4-2 victory in Game 5 on Sunday.  More...

Akron deals 6-4 loss to Curve

A bid to go back above the .500 mark fell flat for the Curve in a 6-4 loss to the Akron RubberDucks Sunday afternoon at Canal Park.  More...

Logano sneaks to Richmond win

RICHMOND, Va. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Kids are part of the package

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for three years. He has three teenage children from a previous marriage.  More...

Hints from Heloise

A vague listing

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about ingredient lists on products:  More...

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