April 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Challenge accepted

Huntingdon County United Way 2015-16 campaign co-chair Jim Troha, left, and executive director Kathy Armillei rose to the challenge by taking a dip in the cold waters of the Juniata River at Riverside More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Mathew Morey  Date of Birth: Sept. More...

Officials announce restricted access to ER

As construction continues on the renovation and expansion of the emergency department at J.C. More...

Weekend temperatures may bring snow showers

Though the county has experienced temperatures 20 degrees above normal for the past couple of days, those temperatures are expected to plummet this weekend.  According to the National Weather Service bureau in State College, it’s going to More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 2   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, April 3   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Auriemma marvels at accomplishments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Geno Auriemma marvels at what his colleagues accomplished this season.  In six short years, Oregon State coach Scott Rueck took a program that needed open tryouts to fill its roster six years ago to the women’s Fi More...

Age old question — Can the Cubs do it?

As a boy, he watched his beloved team play the very first World Series game at Wrigley Field. More...

Pirates looking for better start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The summers have not been the problem for the Pittsburgh Pirates under Clint Hurdle. More...

Religion News

Religion Briefs

Justices seem to seek compromise in birth control case   WASHINGTON (AP) — A seemingly divided Supreme Court is exploring a possible compromise ruling in the dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth contro More...

Meet the Pastor

Name: Rev. Barry Yingling Place of Birth: Roaring Spring Family: Rev. More...

India’s once-gleaming Golden Temple dulled by air pollution

AMRITSAR, India (AP) — The chronic air pollution blanketing much of northern India is now threatening the holiest shrine in the Sikh religion, making the once-gleaming walls of the Golden Temple dingy and dull.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lack of affection takes toll on marriages

Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Too Little, Too Late,” whose Vietnam vet husband is robotic and unaffectionate. This sounds like my husband. More...

Doctor K

When to be concerned about your drinking

DEAR DOCTOR K: During my daughter’s wedding, and all the events surrounding it, I started drinking more than usual. But that was six months ago, and I haven’t cut back to where I was before. More...

Special Sections

Police seek info in MU robbery

The Mount Union Borough Police Department is continuing its investigation into a reported armed robbery which occurred at a West Shirley Street business around 1:37 p.m. More...

Local auto museum acquires neighboring motel

The William E. Swigart Jr. More...

HASD to host meeting on bus route changes

A public meeting to discuss the pros and cons of a possible change in bus routes within the Huntingdon Area School District will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the large group room of the Huntingdon Area Middle School.  More...

World  Free Access 

Minimum-wage movement sets sights on more states

NEW YORK (AP) — California and New York — where almost 1 in 5 Americans live — are on their way to raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the activists who spearheaded those efforts are now setting their sights on other simi More...

Obama, leaders urge more action on nuclear security, terror

WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders declared progress Friday in safeguarding nuclear materials sought by terrorists and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledged the task was far from finished.  More...

Using just his eyes, filmmaker captures his fight with ALS

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Patrick O’Brien was a young, budding New York City filmmaker and DJ known as “TransFatty” when his legs suddenly started trembling uncontrollably. Walking became a struggle. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire damages fuse box at Mount Union home

75 Years Ago  Two teacher tenure amendments prohibiting teachers from engaging in outside employment or assuming “home duties” were among a conglomeration of 45 new bills introduced in the state House.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata to induct four into Hall of Fame

The Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame will induct four former athletes this coming Sunday April 3. The event will be held in the Ballroom in Ellis Hall on the Juniata campus starting at 1 p.m.  More...

Trojans blank Knights 12-0

High School Baseball:

The Mount Union baseball team continued to get good pitching, solid defense and enough offense to score runs in Friday’s Inter-County Conference trip to Houtzdale.  More...

Damsels down Trojans 5-2

High School Softball:

It was a 1-1 ball game for five innings until Moshannon Valley put three runs on the scoreboard in the top of the sixth inning. More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild

Janet Dunlap, right, and Cathy Wilson, left, of the Redbud Quilt Guild presented two baby quilts to Rita Notestine, RNC, director of maternity nursery at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

Happy Birthday

FIRST BIRTHDAY! Happy birthday wishes go out to J’Tayvion Moore who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, April 2, 2016. J’Tayvion is the son of Rachael Lightner and James Moore of Huntingdon and the brother of Jaala and Julius. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Darin Harman who turns 13 years old today, Saturday, April 2, 2016. Darin in the son of Mike and Noreen Harman of Huntingdon and the big brother of Allison. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 4, 2016:  More...

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