May 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Market off to earlier start

Now that spring has officially arrived, those who have eagerly awaited the first taste of locally grown produce will welcome the early opening of the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market from noon to 5 p.m. More...

PennDOT crews begin bridge spring cleaning

PennDOT’s Huntingdon County maintenance crews are doing a bit of “spring cleaning” on county bridges, according to maintenance manager Warren Rourke. Rourke said the crews got to work last week. More...

Local News

Police Log

Attempted burglary   More...

More scenes from this weekend’s events

John Hall, left, tries his hand at skeet shooting during the Huntingdon County Home and Outdoor Show as Shenecoy Sportsman Club members Jay Miller and George Garner, right, look on. More...

Juniata Valley students take part in 10th science fair

Over 130 Juniata Valley Elementary Students participated in the school’s 10th annual Science Fair April 24.  Organized by Kristin Joivell, a JVES teacher for 15 years, the science fair included projects, activities and ideas from students More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 5   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats split with Rams

High School Baseball:

Two pitchers allowed just three hits and the offense collected nine hits as Huntingdon won the first game of a Mountain League twin bill 6-2 at Spring Mills Saturday afternoon. More...

Tussey’s Sipes wins three times at Coaches Meet

High School Track:

Tussey Mountain’s Darrin Sipes highlighted the area’s athletes Friday by taking home three victories and a secondplace finish during the annual West Central Coaches Meet at Altoona’s Mansion Park.  More...

Southern gets 3-2 win over Cards

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon struggled throughout Saturday’s rescheduled Inter-County Conference South Division contest against Forbes Road’s lefty Haley Lashinsky, so much that the Rocket bats were limited to just five hits on the afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Preschool

Students at Little Jewels Preschool, Three Springs, at left, from the left, Anikka Baker, Zaiden Hoover, Sadie Long, Baileigh Tustin, Abbigale Bryant and Caleb Whitsel, and, at the right, Drew Flood, More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to David Richard Woodring Jr. who turns 10 years old today, Monday, May 5, 2014. He is the son of David and Angela Woodring of Petersburg. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Doris Kyle of Huntingdon who will celebrate her 85th birthday Monday, May 12, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Hints from Heloise

A review of previews is needed

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about movie previews:  More...

Special Sections

County named blueprint area

In a day that was designed to unite the community of Mount Union, an announcement came that will help aid the borough of Mount Union, as well as Mapleton Borough and Shirley Township. More...

Groups hold Wellness Check

In an area where many insurance plans have a high deductible many healthy people may not have met yet, there was an opportunity to get a comprehensive blood test at a significantly lower price this weekend. More...

Pulling a crowd of all ages

Mason Shafer of Indiana, Pennsylvania, was the youngest driver to compete in the mini tractor pull competition at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. More...

State  Free Access 

Propane heater fumes killed 5 in cabin

ELIMSPORT (AP) — The deaths of two adults and three children in a small cabin in north-central Pennsylvania were caused by carbon monoxide poisoning caused by an improperly ventilated propane heater, a coroner said Sunday. More...

Pittsburgh to launch tours of film locations

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh company is launching a new bus tour that will highlight the city’s history in movies and television.  More...

No new trial in armored car heist case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge says a former armored car guard who was convicted of murdering his partner to steal $2.3 million from their truck won’t get a new trial.  More...

General News

Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students wholegrain pasta 20 times. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

California Chrome pulls away to win Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. More...

Winston back on FSU baseball team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston was reinstated to Florida State’s baseball team after being suspended following a shoplifting incident, the school confirmed Sunday. More...

Crawford powers Giants

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Crawford homered twice, and the San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta 4-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep that extended the Braves’ losing streak to six — their longest since dropping eight straight in May 2 More...

Senior Spotlight

Downsizing for Relocation

Imagine trying to put a lifetime’s worth of belongings into a small box. For many seniors, this very thought epitomizes the task of downsizing and is often one of the most difficult aspects of relocating later in life. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Decide what the friendship is worth

Dear Annie: What do you do with an old and dear friend who now says something negative at every opportunity? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 6, 2014:  More...

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