March 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Election deadlines coming up quickly

With the Tuesday, April 26, primary election fast approaching, there are a few things folks need to know if they want to register to vote or change their party affiliation.  The first date people need to remember is Monday, March, 28, which is More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Timothy Atherton  Date of Birth: May 1, 1968  Age: 48 years old  Height: not available  Weight: not available  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Mount Union.  More...

Rotary members support arts

The Huntingdon Rotary Club supports local initiatives through its Special Funding Program in support of Rotary goals, including education, youth, literacy, health and community improvement. More...

Area brief

Tussey Relay For Life meeting set   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 5 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, March 6 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Franco’s homer helps Phils edge Braves 12-11

CLEARWATER, Fla. More...

Brewers confirm; Hank the Dog is the original

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No double switch. More...

Heat down Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 19 points and 19 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 21 points and the Miami Heat beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.  Goran Dragic added 15 points and 11 ass More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella Cutshall who turns 8 years old today, Friday, March 5, 2016. She is the daughter of Julia and Gary Cutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Autumn Reck who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, March 5, 2016. Autumn’s proud parents are Neil and Jayme Reck of Huntingdon. More...

RSVP: Housing Authority of Huntingdon County

The Housing Authority of Huntingdon County offers public housing to low-income families and is one of the many RSVP stations available to volunteers in Huntingdon County.  More...

Doctor K

Prevent ear pain on planes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I get pain in my ears every time I fly and the plane descends for landing. A friend says that chewing gum works for him, but it doesn’t work for me. What can I do?  More...

Special Sections

Judge approves ‘attorney’s’ trial

The James Creek woman who posed as an attorney for nearly a decade had her waiver for a nonjury trial accepted in the Clearfield County Court of Common Pleas Friday morning.  More...

Lawmakers’ dual budget talk ongoing

Despite state legislators beginning budget negotiations for the 2016-17 fiscal year, they’re not yet done dealing with the 2015 budget. “We passed a general appropriations bill Dec. 23,” state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. More...

Developer marketing Smithfield Twp. land

Nearly five years after the first business opened its doors in the Raystown Square property on Shaner Boulevard in Smithfield Township, developers report they are optimistic about continued growth in the area this year.  More...

Annual PRIDE Wing-Off to be held Sunday

The Huntingdon County PRIDE Telethon may be waiting in the wings, but there’s not much longer to wait for the 13th annual Wing-Off to be held from 1-3 p.m. More...

World  Free Access 

Grammy Museum opens in Mississippi Delta

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The second and only official Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles opens Saturday in the Mississippi Delta, cradle of the blues.  More...

Super Bowl MVP to appear on ‘DWTS’

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. More...

Superbugs cause one in seven infections caught in hospitals

NEW YORK (AP) — Supergerms cause 1 out of 7 infections caught in hospitals, health officials said Thursday.  The bugs include the staph infection MRSA (MUR’-suh) and five other bacteria resistant to many kinds of antibiotics, the Cen More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MAT Plaza owner receives approval for addition

75 Years Ago  A large and representative group of Catholics, Jews and Protestants filled the grade school auditorium at Mount Union for the Second Annual Brotherhood Day meeting of the Mount Union area.  More...

Local Sports

Six Bearcats, two Trojans reach regional semis

Southwest Class AA Wrestling Tournament:

Huntingdon was the dominant wrestling team in District Six this season and continued to put up winning results at the Southwest-AA regionals at Canon-McMillan High School Friday. More...

Haley Goldstone wins gold

District 6-AA Swimming:

Huntingdon freshman Haley Goldstone brought home gold and the Bearcats added three silvers during Friday’s opening day at the annual District Six Class AA Swimming Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatorium.  More...

Juniata swept by Stevenson

Men’s Volleyball:

For the second time this season, the Juniata and Stevenson men’s volleyball teams met in a Continental Volleyball Association match. The Mustangs got the better of the Eagles as they won by the score of 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-16).  More...

Religion News

Christian comedian brings laughs to local church

Life is funny. Laughter is healing. God is good.  Those were the foundational messages presented by comedian Scott Davis at Sweet Life Dessert Comedy Theater at the Oasis of Love Church, Huntingdon, Feb. 27.  More...

Religion Briefs

Victims doubt ‘Spotlight’ Oscar will bring change   BOSTON (AP) — Victims of clergy sexual abuse are reveling in the Oscar won by “Spotlight” — the story of The Boston Globe’s investigation into the Roma More...

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

MAALOULA, Syria (AP) — Its historic churches pillaged by jihadis and buildings riddled with shrapnel, this ancient Christian town north of Damascus still bears the scars of the fierce fighting that devastated it two years ago.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Reminder file   Awhile back, I started keeping clothing sizes on my phone, so I’d have them for garage sales. I keep them not only for my kids, but my sister’s kids, too. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Give it a one-year try with stepkids

Dear Annie: My husband passed away last month. His six children (who are my age) were never fans of our marriage, even though their father was happy for the 10 years we were together. They never considered me a part of their family. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 2:08 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 7, 2016:  More...

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