February 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County real estate market stable

Nationally, sales and prices of homes are up, but indicators show there’s not currently enough supply of homes on the market. More...

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Hit-and-run crash   HOPEWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a 2002 GMC Sierra at 19296 Raystown Road at approximately 11:54 a.m. Feb. 24. More...

Requests, positions OK'd at SHCSB meeting

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board handled an array of business during its meeting Feb. 18.  Board member Joe Giebel’s term as representative to the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 board will expire June 30. More...

SHCSB members discuss personnel issues

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board kicked off its monthly meeting Feb. 18 with a 30-minute executive session on personnel issues before moving onto other issues.  More...

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Sheriff: Cop who killed Kansas gunman a ‘hero’

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Nuke test: Missile is the message

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California (AP) — Like a giant pen stroke in the sky, an unarmed Minuteman 3 nuclear missile roared out of its underground bunker on the California coastline Thursday and soared over the Pacific, inscribing the signat More...

Snacks nation: Food makers turning everything into snacks

NEW YORK (AP) — There are no meals anymore, only snacks.  As around-the-clock grazing upends the way people eat, companies are reimagining foods that aren’t normally seen as snacks to elbow in on the trend. More...

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Notre Dame downs Clemson to run streak to 20 straight

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Reserve guard Arike Ogunbowale scored 16 points Thursday night to help No. 2 Notre Dame run its winning streak to 20 games with a 71-52 victory over Clemson.  More...

Duke beats Florida State 80-65

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Grayson Allen scored 18 points, Brandon Ingram added 16 and No. 15 Duke beat Florida State 80-65 on Thursday night.  More...

Warriors breeze past Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 51 points and set an NBA record with a 3-pointer in his 128th consecutive game as the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 130-114 on Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

TM Spanish teacher is Columbia native

Tussey Mountain High School has recently said, “hola” to Senora Maria Dively from Columbia. In Columbia, Dively had two maiden names — Torres from her father and Diaz from her mother.  More...

Musicals are family tradition at SHC

For the past several decades, students at Southern Huntingdon County High School have been taking to the stage in hits such as “Oklahoma,” “Fiddler on the Roof” or the upcoming production of “Joseph and the Amazing Techn More...

HAHS teachers welcome new bundles of joy

At Huntingdon Area High School, the littlest feet are making the biggest footprints on many hearts. The stork recently visited social studies teacher Matt Guisler, and his wife, Jennifer, who welcomed identical triplet girls Jan. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A stitch in time

Dear Heloise: I’ve discovered that if I don’t know how to do something, the Internet can help. I CROCHET, and while following a pattern, I discovered a stitch that I couldn’t get right.  More...

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CHAMP event starts Saturday

This weekend, high school students from across Huntingdon County will unite for the benefit of 11 local families during the second annual CHAMP dance-a-thon.  More...

Local job growth behind new trend

Huntingdon County is bucking a national trend in job growth.  Economists at Goldman Sachs recently told investors there are “millions of jobs and plenty of good ones,” citing growth in high-wage employment for the first time since 20 More...

Groups working to replace trees around Detwiler Memorial Field

After the removal of a number of diseased ash trees surrounding Detwiler Memorial Field, a plan is in place to restore the area in the near future.  Huntingdon County Conservation District manager Celina Seftas, along with Chris Shook of the Nat More...

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Pennsylvania man sues over hotel room mix-up

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who was acquitted of molestation after ending up in the wrong suburban St. Louis hotel room alleges in a lawsuit that the hotel is responsible because a clerk gave him the wrong room key.  More...

Storm spawns two tornadoes in state

LANCASTER (AP) — A powerful storm that blew through Pennsylvania spawned at least two tornadoes, one that damaged dozens of buildings over a 5-mile stretch of rural Lancaster County, including homes, barns and an Amish schoolhouse obliterated b More...

Hearing set for woman charged in house fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman is due in court on charges she set a Pittsburgh boarding house fire that killed its owner and two other residents.  Forty-two-year-old Latoya Lyerly is charged with criminal homicide and arson in the Feb. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

C.H. Miller Hardware Co. moves into 95th year

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 26 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Trojans’ Turner is top area scorer

Finals Girls’ Basketball Statistics:

The 2015-16 area high school girls basketball season didn’t hold the same excitement as some previous years, but it was still a good effort for a number of under classmen.  More...

2015-16 Final Girls’ Basketball Stats

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The Huntingdon junior high girls’ basketball team won the 24th annual Raystown Basketball Tournament held last Saturday at Tussey Mountain. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Braedyn Yoder who turns 6 years old today, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Braedyn is the son of Jason and Alicia Yoder of McVeytown. He is the grandson of Allen Sr. and Virginia Leidy of Blacklog Valley, Orbisonia and J. More...

RSVP: J.C. Blair Health System

Good health is something that is universally striven for and the RSVP volunteers at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital are dedicated to helping community members who come through the doors of J.C. Blair every day.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Area couple celebrates golden anniversary

Ralph and Dorothy “Dottie” (Cremer) Hoover are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016.  They were united in marriage Feb. 26, 1966, in Greenville by a family friend and former pastor, the Rev. More...

School News

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area High School principal Deborah Luffy as announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school years as follows:  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Tax returns   I was wondering what to do with my tax refund (about $2,500!). I decided that I’m going to use it to reduce the principal on my car loan. It’ll reduce the loan by about 11 months!  Natural dishwasher cleaner   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tread carefully with future daughter-in-law

Dear Annie: My youngest son, “Ian,” is soon to marry the “love of his life.” I haven’t had much of an opportunity to get to know “Tess,” but my wife has spent time with her and really likes her. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra if born before 6:26 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016:  More...

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