April 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Area water levels dip below normal

While conditions remain dry on the surface, it’s not much better below the surface.  A lack of rain and very little snowfall during the winter months have left ground water levels very low.  Huntingdon County Conservation District man More...

HAMS teachers awarded STEM grant

A national grant will soon help two Huntingdon Area Middle School teachers expose more students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programming.  HAMS library media specialist   More...

Local News

Additional information

Following the April 14 session of the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas, additional information was made available regarding in the case of Suzann D. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Maurice Lewis III  Date of Birth: Aug. 18, 1971  Age: 44 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 190 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): Mount Union and Columbus, Ohio.  More...

HASB members approve junior high soccer program

Huntingdon Area Middle School students will now have the opportunity to participate in a junior high soccer program after the Huntingdon Area School Board unanimously approved adding two teams during the April 18 monthly meeting.  Board vice pr More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley students learn from resident artist

75 Years Ago  C. Earl Baker became commander of Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, at installation services held in the post home following a delicious turkey dinner served at the Penn Koffee Shoppe earlier in the evening.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 23   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 24   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cavs win 101-91, take 3-0 lead

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. More...

Cubs follow no-hitter with 8-1 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered for the third consecutive game on Friday night, and Jon Lester gave a fitting follow-up to Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter by going seven innings and leading the Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the Cin More...

Arrieta, Cubs reach new heights

Jake Arrieta reaching new heights, along with his Cubs team  CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cubs got together in one of their hotel rooms and threw a pizza party to celebrate Jake Arrieta’s second no-hitter. More...

Religion News

Pastors’ column

Presented by the Huntingdon Forum of Churches

We live in a time of turmoil. People are polarized by political talk. Nations are at odds with each other. Terrorism has become an all too familiar item of news on TV, talk radio and conversation.  More...

High Tea at St. John’s Episcopal Church

Peggy Yoder, foreground, left, and Judi Romano, right, selected from the array of sweet and savory selections provided at the annual High Tea held April 16 at St. More...

Religion Briefs

Pope asks migrants to forgive society’s indifference   VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is asking migrants to forgive what he says is societies’ “closure and indifference” toward them.  The pope made the remark More...

School News

Local resident inducted into honor society

Madison Ramsey of Todd was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, at Lycoming College.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 25, 2016:  More...

State, congress races on ballot

With just a few days left until the Tuesday, April 26, primary election, the presidential races remain center stage. More...

Leaders, teens share future vision

Following Friday’s inaugural Walk Huntingdon Earth Day Walk, elected officials and business leaders joined Huntingdon Area High School juniors and seniors at the Huntingdon Area Middle School to talk about the importance of being a voice to imp More...

Blueprint members plan public meeting

The Juniata River Blueprint Community core team has been hard at work behind the scenes, but a public meeting is planned to further work on some initiatives. The public is invited to join the core team at 7 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Trooper who guards governor accused of beating, kicking wife

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper on the team that guards the governor has been accused of beating his wife and threatening to kill her during an alcohol-fueled attack after she refused to have sex with him.  Police in Clearfi More...

World  Free Access 

Netflix’s push to become a leader in original programming is paying off

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Look out, HBO. Netflix produced more original programming than cable’s premium network leader last year, according to number provided by the two rivals. More...

Better preemie pain relief sought amid new call for action

OAK LAWN, Ill. More...

Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

NEW YORK (AP) — Middle aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows.  Suicide is the nation’s 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 percent in 15 years, acco More...

Local Sports

Bellefonte holds off Bearcat rally 9-3

High School Softball:

Huntingdon took advantage of a pitching change by visiting Bellefonte Friday afternoon to trim a five-run deficit down to two in the bottom of the fourth inning. More...

Tussey baseball suspended

Tussey Mountain was in good shape early against visiting Southern Fulton Friday. More...

Trojans roll over Bulldogs

High School Baseball:

Another outstanding pitching performance, combined with an offensive attack that produced 15 hits, power the Mount Union baseball team to a 10-4 ICC North victory Friday afternoon at Claysburg.  The Trojans have won six straight to improve to 11 More...

People/Pastimes

Students complete work training programs

Employment and Training Services, located in the Huntingdon County CareerLink, has recently wrapped up two youth programs.  The staff at Employment and Training are very proud of these youth for their hard work and dedication to the program.&nbs More...

Art director speaks to Rotary Club

Huntingdon Rotary Club members heard from Kathryn Blake, the director of the Juniata College Museum of Art at a recent club meeting.  Before joining Juniata College staff earlier in the school year, Blake was the director of education at the Pho More...

Monthly Elco retirees breakfast to be held

With the bright sunshine and warm weather, spring has arrived. The next Elco retirees breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your mom is not your maid

Dear Annie: I want to write a letter to all the adult children who enjoy overnight visits to Grandma’s house with the kids. We love to have you.  More...

Doctor K

Causes of painful urination

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 50s, and every so often it is painful for several days when I urinate. The doctor tests me, says I don’t have a urinary tract infection, and that there’s nothing to do. More...

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