February 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Jefferson Co. woman running for Congress

A Jefferson County woman has announced she will again seek the Democratic nomination for the state’s 5th Congressional District seat in the  U.S. House of Representatives in the Tuesday, April 26, spring primary.   More...

Local News

Judge sentences man on DUI charges

A Mount Union man entered a plea in the afternoon session of the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Feb. 11.  More...

Police Log

Cellphone damaged   More...

Huntingdon County Library

A new feature is being introduced to the DVD rental experience. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Area landmark to change hands

75 Years Ago  Auditor General Warren R. Roberts authorized payment March 1 of $13,069.55 to 30 Huntingdon County townships. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

White scores 35 and Huskers roll

Men’s Basketball:

LINCOLN, Neb. More...

Nittany Lions fade late against OSU

Women’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ameryst Alston capped her big performance with a couple of free throws. The rest of her 26 points came from behind the 3-point line.  Alston made eight 3-pointers to lead No. More...

Manning mentioned in suit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. More...

Senior Spotlight

How to stay safe on wintry roads

Many people will remember the winter of 2013-14 for all the wrong reasons. Record low temperatures and heavy snowfall were the story last winter. More...

Prevent slips and falls this winter

Winter is right around the corner. That means that most people will be trading in windbreakers and rakes for heavy coats and snow shovels. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suggest fiancé get grief counseling

Dear Annie: My fiance´, “Derek,” and I have been together for four years and recently purchased a home. Here’s the problem: Derek’s father passed away a year ago, and since then, Derek has been drinking a lot. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Freezing rain to follow snow

Those traveling throughout today and especially this evening should take extra precautions as snow, sleet and freezing rain are in the forecast.  The National Weather Service of State College said 2-4 inches of snow are expected to come through More...

Smithfield family welcomes rare identicial triplets

The Guisler family of Smithfield was triply blessed Jan. More...

New bill would lift state ban on fireworks

Legislation is pending that would lift the state’s ban on Class C fireworks. More...

State  Free Access 

Police release names of three killed in I-78 crash

FREDERICKSBURG (AP) — Authorities on Sunday released the names of the three people killed in a pileup of scores of vehicles on a central Pennsylvania interstate during a snow squall that also sent more than 70 people to hospitals.  More...

US Senate race heats up over natural gas industry

HARRISBURG (AP) — In Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary, where there are few differences over issues, jousting over natural gas drilling is providing an opening.  More...

World  Free Access 

Justice’s death evokes reactions

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death:  Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts:  More...

AP reporters win award for seafood slavery probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Four journalists from The Associated Press are among the winners of the 67th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism for a series of articles documenting the use of slave labor in the commercial seafood industry in Indonesia and More...

Local Sports

Juniata sweeps Merchant Marine

College Basketball:

Men pull away in second half   More...

HCC gymnasts beat Garver; Wagner honored

The Huntingdon Community Center gymnastics team hosted Garver Memorial YMCA in its final meet of the regular season Saturday. HCC won the “B” team competition by a 119.45-119.2 margin.  More...

Rockets win one; Hornets none

Central Wrestling Duals:

The Southern Huntingdon and Juniata Valley wrestling teams made the trip to Martinsburg to take part in the Central Duals on Saturday. All three squads were trying to gain extra matches due to dual meets or tournaments cancelled due to weather. More...

People/Pastimes

Hale and hearty heart-healthy dishes

It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, such as olive oil.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brayden Leonard who turns 3 years old today, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. Brayden’s proud parents are Kent Leonard and Amanda Jury of McVeytown. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

House wine hard to find?

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about restaurants running out of house wine:  “My Sound Off is when you go out to eat and ask for a glass of house wine and the restaurant tells you they are all out of the house wine. More...

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