February 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon man to run for auditor

Huntingdon Borough resident Jay Muir is seeking the Republican nomination for Huntingdon County auditor in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election.  Huntingdon County has three auditor positions, which are each four-year terms. More...

MU residents reflect those who made history

Members of the Mount Union community took time this month is reflect on the achievements, hard work and “firsts” achieved by the town’s black residents during the last century.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Kurtis Krause Date of Birth: Aug. 2, 1965 Age: 49 Height: 5 feet, 11 inches Weight: 170 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): Three Springs and Orbisonia Wanted for: Failure to appear in court Nov. More...

Drug defendants sentenced

A Huntingdon man will face a lengthy probation sentence as a result of a plea and sentencing in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Plant some plans for outdoor recreation now

The scene beyond the window is bleak and gray. Fine snow whirls with the wind. More...

Local Sports

Area has three in semis; 7 in consolations

Huntingdon continues to put up the results everyone wants to see at the end of the season. More...

Area has 10 athletes named SHL all-stars

A total of 10 student athletes from a pair of area high schools were honored Thursday as Sideling Hill League all-stars. More...

McKim and relay team capture gold

Building upon its strong regular season efforts, the Huntingdon swim team finished with a great all-around performance during the first day of the District Six Class AA Championships at Penn State’s McCoy Natatorium.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Deegan Garman who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 1, 2015. His proud parents are Matt and Allie Garman of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

March 1, 2015  Happy birthday wishes go out to Pat Scalia of Huntingdon who celebrates her birthday tomorrow, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Happy birthday, Pat!   More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Maxine Horton of Three Springs, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, March 8, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to P.O. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 2, 2015:  More...

UW fund drive goal surpassed

For the second year in a row, the Huntingdon County United Way campaign has surpassed its goal, as it comes to a close today, Saturday, Feb. 28.  More...

Senior volunteer program returning

The popular Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is back again in Huntingdon County, it was announced during the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties Area Agency on Aging’s Citizens Advisory Council meeting Frid More...

WPSU marks 50 years of quality broadcasting

Local viewers first enjoyed the programming of Penn State’s public broadcasting station, WPSU-TV, then known as WPSXTV, 50 years ago tomorrow, Sunday, March 1.  More...

General News

Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again.  More...

Rock ’n’ roll dreams come true for adults

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. More...

Give in to the pressure! Pressure cooking is safe and easy

It’s one of the most pervasive of culinary cliches — the exploding pressure cooker. And thanks to it, all manner of otherwise adept home cooks fearfully retreat from this kitchen workhorse.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, March 1   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bruins avoid collapse to beat Devils 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period lead.  More...

Warriors rout Raptors 113-89

TORONTO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 25 points, Stephen Curry had 22 and the Golden State Warriors never trailed in an emphatic 113-89 victory over the struggling Toronto Raptors on Friday night.  Draymond Green had 17 points and nine rebou More...

NBA to reveal results of ‘crunch time’ study

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees’ crunch-time calls to be right or wrong.  Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-byplay reports of all calls an More...

Religion News

Vatican whodunit: What happened to books on marriage?

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican.  The publisher of a book on traditional Catholic marriage is crying foul, saying someone apparently swiped upward of 100 copies of the book from the Vatican mailboxes of b More...

Number of Christians abducted by IS rises

BEIRUT (AP) — The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220, as militants have rounded up more hostages from a chain of villages along a strategic river in the past three days, activists sai More...

German Jewish leader: Don’t wear kippa in Muslim areas

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top Jewish leader suggested on Thursday that Jews shouldn’t wear the traditional skullcap, or kippa, in areas with large Muslim populations but also said that hiding isn’t the right approach to concerns More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Buying rings   High school rings are generally a waste of money, especially if your student is going on to college. No one wears their high school rings once they get to college. More...

Annie's Mailbox

‘Do Dogs Go to Heaven?’

Dear Annie: Several years ago, you printed a piece from a reverend about a dog who had died. My own precious Poochie died yesterday after being hit by a car. I am having a hard time. I miss him so much. Could you please print that piece again? More...

Doctor K

Prevention is best for Raynaud’s phenomenon

DEAR DOCTOR K: When I’m out in the cold, my fingers quickly go from cold to numb and often turn whitish. This goes beyond normal feelings of cold. More...

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