March 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Quinceañera celebrates Hispanic heritage and tradition

The Ellis Ballroom at Juniata College was transformed into a fairy tale fantasy Saturday afternoon as an area family celebrated their daughter’s quinceañera, a first for many of the guests. More...

Wrestlers welcomed home

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Bearcat wrestling team and their coaches, front row, from the left, Tyler Scott, Logan Fisher, Jon Wagner, Colin Glorioso, Seth Baney; back row, coach Pete More...

Local News

Hospital, Trough Creek Medical Center to host screening, town hall meeting

CASSVILLE BORO. — J.C. More...

Assault case continued in central court

The case against a Huntingdon man charged with inappropriate contact with a minor was continued in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  Robert I. More...

Feedback sought on Huntingdon parks

The Huntingdon Borough Parks, Recreation and Public Property Committee is currently seeking feedback on its parks from community members. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon’s Oliver endures to win state title

Bearcats second in team standings

An athlete is always given chances to show what he is made of in the face of adversity. More...

Area has three in all-star game

Three basketball players from two area christian schools participated in the ACAA all-star game Saturday at Bloomsburg University.  Brandon Kauruter and Doug Morningstar from Huntingdon Christian Academy and Tyler McClure from Calvary Christian More...

People/Pastimes

Surimi seafood adds spring flavor to meals

Spring is finally here and it is a great time to celebrate warmer weather and sunnier days by hosting get-togethers with friends and family. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Donald T. Parks who turns 96 years old today, Monday, March 14, 2016. Donald resides at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, and formerly resided at 1300 Mount Vernon Ave., Huntingdon.  More...

Special Occasions

March 14, 2016  Happy birthday wishes go out to Larry Garman Sr. of Smithfield Township who will celebrate his 74th birthday today, Monday, March 14, 2016, with a multitude of his friends. Happy birthday, Larry!   More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Gemini if born before 6:57 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 15, 2016: More...

Breaking News - 3/15/2016 10:38 AM

Three Franciscan leaders charged in abuse at Pennsylvania school  Free Access 

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order allowed a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including as a high school athletic trainer, that enabled him to molest more than 100 children, according to a grand jury More...

Project marking end of first year

The Michael Ayers Law Project based at Huntingdon House marks the completion of its first year in service to the community this month. More...

Mild temps can cause concern for growers

The groundhog’s proclamation of an early spring seems to have become reality, but last week’s unseasonably warm temperatures may spell trouble ahead for fruit- and nut-bearing trees and early blooms.  More...

State  Free Access 

Highway construction dollars, local police protection clash

HARRISBURG (AP) — Call it Pennsylvania’s highway robbery. More...

Transparency vowed in probe of police shooting

CHESTER (AP) — The mayor of a Philadelphia-area city is vowing transparency and urging community patience in an investigation into an exchange of gunfire that killed one suspect and critically injured a second while also wounding a police capta More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 14   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at OIP on Washington Street in Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates rally to top Tigers; Phillies blank Yankees

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole served up wind-blown home runs to Anthony Gose and Casey McGehee in his Grapefruit League debut Sunday before the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Detroit Tigers for a 9-5 win at McKechnie Field. More...

As usual, NCAA bracket delivers a few surprises

A topsy-turvy season in college basketball delivered a few more twists when the brackets came out Sunday. Exhibit A: Oregon and Virginia are No. 1 seeds, while Michigan State is not. More...

Harvick inches past Edwards

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards twice bumped on the final lap before Harvick inched over the finish line first in an overtime finish Sunday for his record eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Phoenix International Raceway. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Help wife see situation in positive light

Dear Annie: I have been married for 25 years to “Betty,” a beautiful, intelligent, caring woman from Greece. Our marriage has been good. We are financially solid, and we share values and interests.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Ever-changing medications

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is a complaint about medications, and I concur with a loud roar!  “Dear Heloise: It seems that each time we renew a prescription, the pills change size, shape and/or color. More...

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