January 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sen. calls for more LIHEAP assistance

United States Sen. Robert Casey Jr. is praising the recent release of the last portion of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding to the state, which totals around $18 million. More...

Access to mailboxes is important

After snow blanketed the county Saturday and today, PennDOT and the United States Postal Service remind residents it’s important to keep mailboxes easily accessible. More...

Local News

Fair’s friends compete in Hershey

Directors and friends of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association attended the 103rd Annual Pennsylvania Fairs and Showman Convention Jan. 21-24 in Hershey. More...

Code official aids Saxton Borough reps

In an effort to perpetuate community revitalization, Saxton Borough Council recently met with Commonwealth Code Inspection Services (CCIS) inspector Clem Malot.  More...

Police Log

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General News

Northeast could receive up to 2 feet of snow

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communiti More...

Airlines cancel thousands of flights ahead of storm

Airlines cancelled thousands of flights into and out of East Coast airports as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.  JetBlue, whose flights are largely in the Northeast, has already cancelled about a thi More...

Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 20 points, Al Horford added 19 and Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-100 on Sunday night, extending the Hawks’ franchise record with their 16th straight win.  More...

Gophers edge PSU 17-16

College Wrestling:

The 10th-ranked Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, under the direction of head coach Cael Sanderson, dropped a hardfought 17-16 decision to No. 2 Minnesota in a marquee Big Ten wrestling dual Sunday in Rec Hall. More...

UConn whips Cincy 96-31

CINCINNATI (AP) — Connecticut’s offense just keeps rolling up big numbers.  Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half, missing only one shot all game, and No. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015: More...

Township leader runs for position

Penn Township Supervisor Bruce Pergament has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Huntingdon County Commissioner in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election. More...

State lottery games get new names

Some of Pennsylvania Lottery players’ favorite draw games will soon have a new look and a new name. Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Daily Number, Big 4 and Quinto games will join the new game, Pick 2, as part of the Pick family. More...

‘Snow’ much fun

Addalee Buza, front, and Lauren Stratton enjoyed the fresh snow Saturday afternoon at “Round Top” in uptown Huntingdon Borough, a popular sledding spot. More...

State  Free Access 

Kane investigation keeps mystifying legal community

HARRISBURG (AP) — The unusual, court-ordered probe into whether the state attorney general’s office illegally shared secret investigative material with a newspaper keeps mystifying Pennsylvania’s legal community.  More...

Snow, and heavier snow, forecast for Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents in eastern Pennsylvania are being warned to prepare for snow — followed by much, much heavier snow.  Forecasters say light snow pushing in from the west will bring 2 to 4 inches of snow to eastern Pennsy More...

Charities, cities at odds over constitutional amendment

HARRISBURG (AP) — In just a few months, state voters could find themselves picking sides in a long-running dispute about who decides which charities should be exempt from taxes, a decision with significant financial implications for the chariti More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 26 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Juniata teams lose at Moravian

Men blow lead in second half

Juniata took a double-digit lead into the second half, but could not sustain it on the road against Moravian Saturday afternoon. The Eagles fell to the Greyhounds 70-61 in Landmark conference play and drop to 8-10 overall and 2-7 in the conference. More...

Women fall short 82-71

A double digit lead at halftime and a career high 27 points from Katy Leamer (Bellwood- Antis) were not enough to hold off Moravian as the Juniata College women’s basketball team was defeated 82-71 by the Landmark rival Greyhounds Saturday. More...

Eagles pick up two more wins Saturday

Men’s Volleyball:

The Juniata men’s volleyball team was taken to five sets for the first time this season by visiting Hunter, but a strong fifth game by the Eagles gave them a 3-2 victory (25-18, 25-14, 21-25, 22-25, 15-5). More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Aloysius College names graduates

Mount Aloysius College held ceremonies recently for 106 students who completed their degree requirements at the conclusion of the fall semester of 2014. The event took place on campus in Cosgrave Center.  More...

Local students named to dean’s list at Lycoming College

The following local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Lycoming College:  — Hannah Halter of Warriors Mark, a recent graduate creative writing major.  — Madison Ramsey of Todd, a junior un More...

ACM honors students’ achievements

Allegany College of Maryland has named 315 students to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.  To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.8 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled in five or More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look into social services for help

Dear Annie: I have three siblings. The youngest sister, “Jess,” has always had problems. At 13, she started taking drugs and running away from home. More...

Hints from Heloise

Where did the vacuum bags go?

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

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