February 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Adorable Pet Contest to benefit area shelter

Pets are an integral part of their owners’ lives — their antics bring laughter and their snuggles bring comfort. More...

Local News

Probation ordered in retail theft case

A Huntingdon woman was sentenced to probation for retail theft in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Susan Marie Eaken, 34, pleaded no contest to the single charge. More...

Forestry camp inmate sentenced in fight

A former Youth Forestry Camp inmate was ordered to pay a fine for his involvement in a fight according to a sentence from the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   WARRIORS MARK TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of a chemical explosive that was placed in the mailbox of a 40-year-old woman at 1710 Dry Hollow Road between Feb. 13-14. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Three Springs teen named Easter Seal Girl

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 27 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Crawford’s second shutout earns Blackhawks 3-0 win

SUNRISE, Fla. More...

LeBron has season-high 42 in win over Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games.  James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate More...

Leafs’ Bernier stops Flyers 3-2

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Bernier’s big game allowed the Maple Leafs to fend off the Flyers.  In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Bernier made 47 saves and Toronto earned a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday n More...

Press Club

Art guild donates to MUAHS

The strength of a community is greatly defined by the desire and ability to help one another and the effort made to give each other the tools to succeed. More...

Hornet speakers sweep Rotary competition

Juniata Valley High School’s speech team takes pride in participating in competitions each year, especially the Huntingdon Rotary Competition. More...

HCA grad returns as student teacher

Huntingdon Christian Academy has had the privilege of having some hard-working, dedicated teachers who put all of their heart into their job. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The right medication and therapy could do wonders

Dear Annie: I’ve been married to “Lily” for 15 years, and we have two teenagers. We’ve built a good life. But Lily is an unhappy person. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cleaning a quilt at home

Dear Heloise: Can a FEATHER DOWN QUILT be cleaned at home safely? I live in a rural area with no dry cleaners. Any help is appreciated. — E. Gall, Hot Springs, S.D. More...

Special Sections

State liquor vote moves to Senate

The state House of Representatives voted Thursday to change the way alcohol is sold in the state.  After nearly five hours of debate, and in a 114-87 vote, members of the House approved House Bill (HB) 466 to privatize the state’s liquor c More...

Elementary configuration topic of HASD discussion

In two sessions Thursday evening, approximately 150 parents and teachers from the Huntingdon Area School District heard from district superintendent Fred Foster about the possibility of changing the configuration of elementary grades.  More...

Chef expands horizons through food

For the second year in a row, Sodexo’s Global Chef Program afforded students and guests the opportunity to gather at Juniata College’s Baker Refectory Thursday to expand both their palates and their horizons.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lights, camera ... blossom!  Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme “Celebrate the Movies.”  More...

Black Madam: I’ve done thousands of buttocks injections

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself “the Michelangelo of buttocks injections” testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has sin More...

Judge: Keeping Sandusky lawsuit in Philadelphia not a burden

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Local Sports

District 5-A Girls’ Semifinal:

Tussey gets past Southern Fulton

Come playoff time, the top teams will have to face and overcome adversity. More...

Juniata names Scott Knapp O-coordinator

Juniata head football coach Tim Launtz has announced that Scott Knapp has been named the Eagles’ new offensive coordinator. Knapp began his new position earlier this week.  More...

Earl Lloyd dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.  Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. More...

People/Pastimes

Your perfect state of organization

Life gets busy and clutter has a way of sneaking up on everyone. It may be all those shoes, the lack of space or the fact that you have absolutely no time — there are many reasons for the mess. More...

How to close up a fireplace for the season

A roaring fireplace on a chilly day provides a welcome, aesthetically appealing respite from the cold.  Fireplaces are typically used throughout winter, but when spring rolls around, many homeowners no longer feel the need to light a fire. More...

Birthday open house to be held

An open house birthday celebration in honor of George Harper’s 70th birthday will be held from 2-4 p.m. More...

School News

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area Middle School principal Deborah Luffy and assistant principal Breanne Venios have announced the second marking period honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.  Grade 6  More...

TMSD Students of the Month

A number of elementary students in the Tussey Mountain School District were selected as recipients of November Student of the Month awards. More...

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Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015:  More...

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