April 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Code officer tackles dangerous structures

Huntingdon Borough code enforcement officer Scott Shaffer is taking a tough approach to some of the dangerous structures.  Shaffer recently discussed the issue with members of Huntingdon Borough Council’s public safety committee and said More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Timothy Morris II  Date of Birth: Dec. More...

SHCSB member voices concern

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board discussed issues with a canceled agriculture event during its workshop meeting April 13.  Board president Joann Wakefield said she received a call from “concerned men” about the ag in the c More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union alum named superintendent

75 Years Ago  A “friendly understanding” has been reached by representatives of the CIO Utility Workers Organizing Committee and the Pennsylvania Power Co. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 16   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 17   More...

Local Sports

Offense fails in loss to Altoona

Curve Classic Tournament:

The offense was nowhere to be found Friday afternoon when Huntingdon took on Altoona in the first round of the annual Curve Classic Tournament at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Trojans work late to down Rockets

High School Baseball:

Southern Huntingdon held a slim 2-0 lead at Mount Union early in the contest Friday. The Trojans got their bats working late in the game and brought down the Rockets 7-2.  More...

Hornets use big inning to win at Williamsburg

H.S. Baseball:

Juniata Valley started slow at Williamsburg Friday then found all the momentum it could want offensively. A 12-run third gave the Green Hornets a 12-1 win over the Blue Pirates.  The Hornets (6-2) had eight of their 10 hits in the third inning. More...

Religion News

Methodist Men mark 50th year of service

For 50 years, the Methodist Men of the former Manor Hill Methodist Church, now Faith United Methodist Church, have tirelessly served their community through a wide variety of service projects.  More...

Local women’s retreat planned at Agape Farm

Women loving God, loving self and loving their community is the theme of a one-day nondenominational women’s retreat that will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Agape Camp Farm off of Hill Valley Road.  More...

Special events, services

Taize worship   More...

School News

Local man successfully defends MFA thesis

George John Christopher Drobnock of Mount Union presented his thesis show, “tableau vivant” (living picture), April 1 and successfully defended his thesis for a master of fine arts (MFA) degree at the J. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Readers respond to shoe dilemma

Dear Annie: “Clean Shoes in Wisconsin” objected to his sister-in-law asking him to remove his shoes in her house. Yikes. Outdoor shoes in the house? More...

Doctor K

‘Detox’ diet programs have yet to prove effective

DEAR DOCTOR K: Friends are urging me to join them in a “detox” diet. Is there any value to it?  DEAR READER: At first, the idea seems appealing. Our bodies do produce plenty of chemicals that can become toxic to our tissues.  More...

Special Sections

Details sought on woods fires

State Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR) officials need the public’s assistance in obtaining information leading to the arrest and conviction of individual(s) responsible for a series of suspicious brush and woods fires i More...

Mapleton Borough to celebrate sesquicentennial

Plans are taking form for Mapleton Borough’s sesquicentennial celebration to be held Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30.  The 150th anniversary festivities will complement the community’s long-standing Memor More...

Pedestrians warned to avoid distractions

Pedestrian safety has historically been limited to crossing at appointed locations and looking both ways, but distractions from electronic devices may contribute to risky behaviors while walking.  Last month, New Jersey Assemblywoman Pamela Lam More...

State  Free Access 

Philly among many Jackie Robinson tributes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As cities across the country honored Jackie Robinson’s pioneering baseball career, one also apologized for its racist treatment of Major League Baseball’s first black player nearly 70 years ago.  More...

World  Free Access 

Former PSU football player reflects on life, daughter’s cancer journey

NEW YORK (AP) — Leah Still is a lively, outgoing 5-year-old who’s looking forward to some special things.  Her dad, Houston Texans defensive end Devon Still, will marry the love of his life, Asha Joyce, on May 13 with Leah leading th More...

Global finance officials seeking ways to boost growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a shaky world economy and political attacks on free trade, global finance leaders meeting in Washington are searching for ways to increase cooperation to battle a variety of economic threats.  More...

Speaker: Congress needs to bring order to Puerto Rico crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress needs to “bring order to the chaos” in Puerto Rico and prevent U.S. taxpayers from having to eventually bail out the territory, which is facing a $70 billion debt.  More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Bauman-Hoffman

Kristy Hoffman and Robert Bauman of Rochester, New York, were united in marriage Aug. 9, 2015, at the Abandon Brewing Co., 2994 Merritt Hill Road, Penn Yan, New York. The Rev. Mark DuPré presided over the 6:30 p.m. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Boy Scout Troop 28 spent a couple hours over the weekend helping to improve the appearance of the community. More...

Rotary Interact Club

Members of the Huntingdon Interact Club, a Rotary based club run by students between the age of 12-18, have been working on their “Tupperware Bingo” to be held from 2-4 p.m. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 18, 2016:  More...

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