March 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

League reps. address TMSB

When the Tussey Mountain School Board meets next Monday night, action is expected to be taken on a request from the Saxton Little League youth baseball organization to utilize the high school baseball facilities. More...

Saxton leaders adopt resolution for alcohol

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening unanimously approved a request from Don Giuseppe Inc. for borough approval of a liquor license transfer resolution to allow for the sale of alcohol at its existing Original Italian Pizza (OIP) restaurant. More...

Local News

Community members lauded for emergency response

Members of Alexandria Borough Council were pleased with the response of emergency personnel after an ice jam formed on the Juniata River last week, causing some localized flooding in the borough.  “Everybody responded who needed to,” More...

Weather delays Huntingdon water treatment plant work

The cold weather has had an effect on the water treatment facility upgrade project.  Huntingdon Borough engineer Kevin Nester of GHD told Huntingdon Borough Council’s water and sewer committee Thursday the weather continues to be an issue More...

Area briefs

State representative to host Seniors for Safe Driving Program   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire company formed for Shade Gap area

75 Years Ago  A committee of 17 experts descended into the mines under the northeast section of Shenandoah in the anthracite mining area of Pennsylvania in an effort to locate the cause of a cave-in which resulted in damage estimated at $1 milli More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Swimming:

Four Bearcats will compete

The Huntingdon boys’ swim team continued to reap the rewards of a record-breaking season during the District Six Class AA Meet in late February and will take that talent to the next level tomorrow morning when four Bearcats participate in the P More...

College Softball:

Juniata picks up two wins

Holly Bettinger (Lower Dauphin) hit a two- run triple in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Juniata softball team defeated Mount Ida 5-4 on Monday. The Eagles trailed 4-1 and scored four runs to come away with the win.  More...

UConn downs South Florida for AAC title

UNCASVILLE, Conn. More...

Chatter Box

An extra hour of daylight

It’s amazing what you can do with an extra hour of daylight! More...

Healthy Living

MEDICATION SAFETY TIPS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Prescription and over-the-counter medications can save lives and help people of all ages manage certain conditions. When used correctly and under the guidance of a physician, medications are largely safe. More...

UNDERSTANDING GESTATIONAL DIABETES

Many people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, both of which are characterized by high blood glucose levels that can lead to additional health problems. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Even people who don’t own pets may have pet dander in their homes. Pet dander is the tiny, sometimes microscopic skin shed by cats, dogs and other warm-blooded animals, such as rodents and birds. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s ill mannered to ask for money

Dear Annie: I live in a rental space with my aunt and uncle. We enjoyed it until recently. Here’s what happened: More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 7:30 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 11, 2015: More...

Spring petition deadline today

Today is the deadline for candidates to submit petitions for election for the spring primary ballot Tuesday, May 19. More...

HASD employee introduced

Members of the Huntingdon Area School Board were introduced to the district’s new business manager during Monday night’s workshop session.  Daniel Simpson of Spring Run was hired for the position during a special meeting Feb. 23. More...

Springtime creations

Kaylee Park, 8, left, and Lita Richner, 5, both of Huntingdon, took advantage of the warm temperatures and sunshine Monday afternoon by spending their afternoon outside drawing with sidewalk chalk. More...

State  Free Access 

Clearfield firefighter dies from injuries after fire

CLEARFIELD (AP) — An 18-year-old firefighter has died six days after being trapped beneath a porch roof that collapsed during a blaze at a central Pennsylvania home. More...

Former madam convicted of murder for injections

By MARYcLAIRE DALE  Associated Press  More...

World  Free Access 

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending March 6

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 6.  House  More...

Disputing credit report could get easier under new rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Disputing a mistake on your credit report could get easier and the effects of medical debt less severe under changes being made by the three largest credit-reporting agencies.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 10 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big Ten Tournament:

Terps hottest team coming in

With seven straight wins, Big Ten runner-up Maryland is the hottest team heading into this week’s conference tournament in Chicago. More...

Pirates, Twins finish in 1-1 tie

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

SWAC brawl leads to 15 suspensions

Texas Southern imposed its own penalty on the women’s basketball team, withdrawing from the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament that begins Wednesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Jason Michael Bailey, 1510 Washington St., Huntingdon, and Danielle Nicole Gosizk, 315 William Smith St., Huntingdon.  James David Collins, 715 Washington St., Huntingdon, and Melissa Sue Gries, also of Huntingdon.   More...

Troop 25 welcomes new scouts

Five Webelos Scouts crossed over to Boy Scout Troop 25 at the Cub Scout Pack 226 Blue and Gold banquet. More...

Bricktown Senior Center plans events

The Bricktown Senior Citizens held their monthly meeting March 4 at the Bricktown Senior Center, located at 18 N. Washington St., Mount Union.  Vice president Imogene Blatt conducted the meeting in the absence of president Bud Parks. More...

Doctor K

Non-drug therapies can relieve menstrual pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you recommend drug-free ways to relieve menstrual pain and cramping? More...

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