February 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincoln Day event features candidates

The Huntingdon County Republican Committee will host its annual event in celebration of the nation’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, later this week.  County GOP vice chair Betty Ruhlman said the committee is expecting a big turnout for t More...

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Local News

Mount Union traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A routine traffic stop in Mount Union Borough last week resulted in the arrest of a Lewistown man on three counts of felony possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.  More...

Police Log

Attempted burglary   More...

Professor explains ‘happy face’ in space

At least one portion of space appears to be smiling.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 23   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. More...

Local Sports

Eagles finish with win

Men’s Basketball:

Freshman Marcus Lee scored seven points and classmate Damon Rickens hit a pair of three-pointers as Juniata went on a 17-5 run over the final 6:44 against visiting Moravian Sunday afternoon to earn a 58-53 Landmark Conference victory.  More...

District basketball schedule

Weather wreaked havoc with the first-week schedule of district basketball playoff games in the region and forced a number of changes involving area teams.  The fifth-seeded Juniata Valley girls, originally scheduled to take on Portage in a Class More...

Livoti reaches 1,000 in loss

Women’s Basketball:

Senior Kelsey Livoti scored a team-high 15 points and reached the 1,000 career point plateau against visiting Moravian Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough as the Greyhounds hit 33 of 38 from the foul line and came away with an 86-78 win over More...

People/Pastimes

Easy, delicious meals that make hearts happy

Did you know that small, positive additions to your diet and lifestyle can help promote a healthier heart? More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan Hack who turns 10 years old today, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. His proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

NASCAR to promote math, science

WASHINGTON (AP) — It takes a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph.  In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like Sunday’s Daytona 500, NASCAR announced Friday a com More...

Annie's Mailbox

Gynecologist can recommend meds

Dear Annie: I am a healthy 50-years-young woman in the midst of menopause. I also have been diagnosed as mentally ill with depression. I refuse to seek treatment. More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t bend; leave mark

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, concerning borrowed library books:  More...

Special Sections

Public comment sought for train

PennDOT is asking members of the public to offer input on a study to improve travel on the Keystone West corridor.  The Keystone West High Speed Rail Feasibility Report and Preliminary Service Development Plan outlines potential infrastructure a More...

Conservation manager recognized

The manager of the local conservation district has been named a volunteer of the year by a statewide organization.  Andy Patterson, manager of the Huntingdon County Conservation District, has been given one of four 2014 Affiliate Volunteer of th More...

Bird-feeding becoming popular pastime for residents of all ages

The idea that winter is “for the birds” is one supported by birding enthusiasts observing National Bird-Feeding Month throughout February.  More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf’s first month spurs list of GOP grievances

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers are accustomed to all sorts popping unannounced into their Capitol offices, but it was a particularly unusual visitor that surprised Rep. More...

Democrats endorse two for Pennsylvania’s highest court

HERSHEY(AP) — Two judges from politically connected families picked up endorsements Saturday from the Democratic State Committee for two of the unprecedented three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  More...

Pennsylvania flush with cash for transportation projects

HARRISBURG (AP) — While other states struggle to pay the upkeep on their highway systems, Pennsylvania is implementing a multifaceted, multibillion dollar blueprint designed to accelerate road and bridge projects, improve mass transit systems a More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Oregon State downs Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ruth Hamblin scored 14 points and Jaime Wesiner added 13 to help No. More...

Northwestern blows out Nittany Lions

EVANSTON, Ill. More...

Penn State closes with rout of Rider

College Wrestling:

Penn State wrestlers Luke Frey, Matt Brown and Jimmy Lawson each claimed victory in their final home appearances in the Nittany Lion’s 30-3 win over Rider in Rec Hall Sunday. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus if born before 8:54 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015: More...

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