January 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspended officer cited for speeding

State police at Bedford have cited a suspended Saxton Borough Police officer as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Liberty Township, Bedford County, Jan. 17. Benjamin Redmond, 24, Manns Choice, will be cited for driving at unsafe speeds. More...

Getting ready for Winterfest

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: William J. Heck Date of Birth: March 1,1981 Age: 33 years old Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Weight:165 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): 613 East Muir Ave., Hazelton; 327 E. More...

Jury selection canceled

HUNTINGDON CO. — Civil and criminal jury selection scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2, in the Huntingdon County Courthouse has been canceled. Anyone with questions should call the court administrator’s office at 643-5078.   More...

Thrivent Financial supports food pantry

Huntingdon Food Pantry director Jean Feagley recently updated Thrivent Financial on the work of the food pantry. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 31 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Feb. 1 More...

Local Sports

Trojans roll to 72-42 win at Juniata Valley

It may not have been the prettiest game of basketball you have ever seen, but it was a physical game Friday night when the Mount Union boys made the trip to Juniata Valley. More...

Cornelius leads Tussey to 60-40 win over SH

Two weeks ago the Titans beat the Rockets by 29 points in Saxton. More...

Blue Devils take middle quarters to top Hornets

Juniata Valley matched Inter- County Conference North Division unbeaten Bellwood-Antis point-for-point in the first quarter during Friday night’s circuit clash on the Blue Devils home floor. More...

Religion News

Portugal approves citizenship plan for Sephardic Jews

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s government on Thursday approved a law granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago, following Spain’s adoption of similar legislation last year.  More...

Indiana passes bill for Amish exemption on photo IDs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some Indiana residents could get a religious exemption from having their photographs on state identification cards under legislation passed Wednesday in a House committee.  If the measure passes, the Bureau of Motor Veh More...

Wedding venue settles bias complaint

GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — The owners of a gift shop and bistro who refused to hold a same-sex wedding ceremony at their central Iowa business have stopped doing weddings altogether.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please stop fighting

Dear Annie: My recently widowed 74-year-old mother is now dating. She met “Paul” less than a year ago and is already talking about marrying him. More...

Doctor K

Pumping device helps heart patient waiting for transplant

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have severe heart failure. My doctor wants me to consider an LVAD. What do I need to know?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer if born before 9:41 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 2, 2015: More...

Pride headquarters open

Donations accepted at former Kopp Drug next week

Huntingdon County PRIDE volunteers will start collecting, organizing and cataloging donations for the 2015 Telethon as the doors to this year’s headquarters open Monday, Feb. 2. More...

County resident to run for office

Walker Township resident Mark Sather has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Huntingdon County Commissioner in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election.  No stranger to politics, Sather is the son of former Huntingdon County Commis More...

State rep. visits AAA council meeting

State Rep. Rich Irvin made his first official visit to the Area Agency on Aging’s Citizens Advisory Council meeting Friday morning and left with an important message from the tri-county seniors: “please support our senior centers.” More...

Another snowstorm expected to hit area

Though forecasters aren’t sure exactly yet how much snow the county will receive Sunday into Monday, they are sure a storm will pass through the area. More...

State  Free Access 

Trial begins 35 years after boy vanished

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America’s children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and More...

Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won’t get them vaccinated.  More...

General News

Kim Kardashian, other celebrities appear in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. More...

Halftime show to ‘Roar’

PHOENIX (AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you “Roar” — with animals.  The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include “a lion and More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions win lower weights to top Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team won four of the first five bouts and six of 10 to down No. 15 Michigan for a Big Ten dual meet win. More...

Lydia Ko takes lead in Ocala

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Sixers get past T-Wolves by nine

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103- 94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night in a matchup of two of the league&rsq More...

People/Pastimes

Forget fad diets, focus on health instead

If you recently committed to managing your weight or dieting, it may be time to change your approach. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jocelyn Faith McMahon who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Her proud parents are Jason and Becky McMahon of Petersburg. More...

Cure cravings with satisfying snacks

When a snack attack hits you, your mood may influence the flavor you crave. More...

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