January 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors work toward fitness goals

The days of seniors being limited to sedentary pursuits through their golden years are quickly passing as more and more folks are hitting the gym and setting fitness goals.  More...

Cold weather is good time to monitor radon

As January marks Radon Action Month, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging all residents to test their homes for the gas. More...

Local News

Giant/Martin’s alerts customers to children’s cough medicine recall

CARLISLE — Following a recall by Perrigo Co., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced it removed from sale Care One Children’s Mucus Relief Cough – Cherry Flavor, 4 oz., UPC 34152031837 with an expiration da More...

Fire marshal to visit scene of Robertsdale fire

Little more is known about a fire of an undetermined origin that destroyed a one-story modular home at 759 Main St. in the Wood Township village of Robertsdale Friday evening.  Firefighters from the Robertsdale,   More...

Missing hunter found

The search for an out-of-state hunter ended well when the man was found by emergency crews after a brief search around 10 a.m. Sunday.  The search ended just before 11 a.m. in the area of 2928 Stone Creek Road, Jackson Township. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 11   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the OIP on Washington Street in Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

JC men lose at Eastern; women top Wilkes

College Basketball:

Men The Juniata men’s basketball team held a 15 point lead late in the first half but host Eastern came back with a big rally as they knocked off Juniata 73-68 Saturday afternoon. More...

Lions handle Tussey 70-39

Boys’ Basketball:

There were no similarities between the first time Tussey Mountain played Chestnut Ridge Dec. 7 and the rematch in Fishertown Saturday. The first meeting was a hotly contested event the Lions won 75-73. More...

Bearcats second at Juniata Duals

Huntingdon’s wrestling team made its annual trip to the Juniata Duals Saturday and rolled through its first four matches of the day. More...

People/Pastimes

Perfect pops for every occasion

No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 6:53 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016: More...

Rep. looks back at year in House

With his first term in the books, state Rep. Rich Irvin is reflecting on what he calls a “surprising” 2015.  More...

Gusty winds, rain sweep across area

A cold front that passed through the area ushered rain and gusty winds into the county Sunday, as well as some snow showers.  The National Weather Service bureau in State College had no reports for rainfall totals in Huntingdon County as of pres More...

Ready for the show ring

Kiersten Baker of James Creek, right, and Emma Watkins of Broad Top worked to prepare one of their Angus cows for the show ring Sunday at the state Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

State  Free Access 

Pressure off, state’s budget fight could be on ice

HARRISBURG (AP) — For the first time since July, billions in electronic money transfers began rocketing out of the Pennsylvania Treasury to school districts, county governments and state vendors. More...

Kane plans to skip hearing at which job is at stake

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Two teens charged in officer’s death allege mistreatment

SCRANTON (AP) — Three teenagers charged in the death of a northeastern Pennsylvania police officer who fell 15 feet while chasing them are alleging mistreatment in the county prison. More...

General News

Ringling Bros. circus elephants to retire in May

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May. More...

‘The Revenant,’ ‘The Martian’ survive a bleep-filled Globes

Two frontier survival tales — “The Revenant” and “The Martian” — led a bleep-filled Golden Globes where the star power of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jennifer Lawrence was challenged only by the relentless mo More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Missed field goal sinks Vikings

NFL Wildcard Playoffs:

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks needed more than three quarters to warm up at Minnesota, their quest to avenge last year’s Super Bowl loss nearly frozen before it began. More...

Steelers win ugly in very ugly game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger couldn’t throw. Antonio Brown couldn’t stand without help.  And in the end, it didn’t matter. More...

Packers bounce Redskins 35-18

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers did a jig after his first touchdown pass. Later, he was smiling and nodding and thrusting both arms overhead.  And why not? More...

Annie's Mailbox

Bringing up old arguments damages marriage

Dear Annie: I’m 48 and have been married to my beautiful wife for 21 years. Lately, whenever we argue, she will withhold sex. This could be anywhere from a week to three months. And she won’t talk about it. More...

Hints from Heloise

Produce leaves her cold

Dear Readers: This week’s SOUNDOFF is about cold, wet produce in supermarkets:  More...

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