May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Parent starts busing proposal petition

A concerned Huntingdon Area School District parent has started an online petition asking HASD superintendent Fred Foster and the school board to not follow through with proposed single-tier morning bus runs. More...

Hospital, Kiwanians offer wellness check

Area folks interested in a comprehensive blood test at a fraction of the normal cost are being encouraged to take advantage of a community wellness check Saturday.  J.C. More...

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Fourth annual Toad’s Trot 5K event planned   MOUNT UNION BORO. — The fourth annual Toad’s Trot 5K run and one-mile fun walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 7, starting at St. More...

Porter Twp. leaders OK fire company box alarms

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Defendants sentenced in DUI cases

A Harrisburg woman accused of driving under the influence earlier this year was sentenced to serve jail time during a session of the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  More...

World  Free Access 

Chronic insomnia? Docs urged to try behavior therapy first

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tossing and turning night after night? Don’t automatically reach for the pill bottle. More...

Obama to name Stonewall first national monument for gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York’s iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 4   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans blank Glendale

High School Baseball:

The pitching of Mount Union senior left-hander Dylan Sunderland was exceptional and the defense behind him was flawless. That was enough to allowed the Trojans to be patient about its offense. More...

Hornets come back to beat Damsels 3-2

Defense and pitching are usually the keys to the outcome of a softball game and yesterday’s matchup between Moshannon Valley and Juniata Valley was no exception. Both starters went the distance and had similar statistics. More...

Southern gets by Fannett-Metal 3-1

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon pushed two runs home in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday afternoon and made the early lead stick as the Rockets overcame the effects of their fifth game in five days with a 3-1 ICC South/Sideling Hill League victory over vis More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone VFW installs new slate of officers

Members and guests of the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, gathered Saturday at the post home to install new officers and enjoy a meal together as they look forward to the year to come.  Commander Tammy McClain, who will serve her secon More...

National Day of Prayer to be observed locally

The National Day of Prayer, observed throughout the United States, will be observed in Huntingdon County Thursday, May 5. More...

Births

Dallas and Brandy Kling of Rockhill are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Elaine Kling, Dec. 26, 2015, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Should have let husband decide

Dear Annie: Please advise your readers not to hold onto any letters that contain family information or intimate details of a relationship that should remain secret. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Two for the kitchen

Dear Heloise: My mother, granddaughter and I enjoy reading your hints in the Charlotte Sun newspaper in Port Charlotte, Fla. I would like to share two hints that I use often in the KITCHEN: More...

Special Sections

Primary results are unchanged

After a count of military and overseas absentee ballots Tuesday, the county’s results of last week’s primary election have been finalized.  In the biggest local race, the results of the race for nominations for 81st Legislative Distr More...

County leaders OK agreements

Representatives from Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services (CYS) were present to seek approval for the purchase of four more service agreements from the county commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Hornets bike to school

Juniata College Cycling Association president Luke Gangi-Wellman, left, and Juniata Valley Elementary School sixth grader Thomas Earnest, right, along with JVHS Sustainability Club adviser Pam Grugan More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials want $11.4M fine on Uber cut

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Power company closes park, creates backlash

HOLTWOOD (AP) — A power generating company is getting zapped over its decision to close a popular park in Pennsylvania — and its handling of the fallout.  More...

AG’s office wants Hershey school board changes

HERSHEY (AP) — The state attorney general’s office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children over concerns the board may be violating terms of a 2013 settlement.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Salvation Army Week to be observed in county

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Kiwanis Club enjoyed a pleasing musical program presented by students of the Huntingdon High School under the direction of Herbert Williams, music supervisor. More...

Business News

Area outdoor store has recent remodel

After 33 years of business along Route 22 in Henderson Township, a local outdoor store recently went through a remodeling project that brought new life to the business.  Raystown Fishing & Hunting owner Bob Mort said this is the first upgra More...

Kish announces first quarter results

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending March 31.  More...

Northwest announces first quarter earnings

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NWBI)announced net income for the quarter ended March 31 of $18.0 million, or 18 cents per diluted share. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Letang suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — The Penguins will be without Kris Letang for Game 4 against Washington after the NHL suspended him one game after interfering with Washington’s Marcus Johansson early in Pittsburgh’s 3-2 win Monday.   More...

White Sox cool Red Sox; Arrieta stays hot

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched eight crisp innings for his third straight win, and the AL-leading Chicago White Sox cooled off the Boston Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.  More...

Warriors rally to beat Blazers 110-99

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

School News

Area woman receives award

The 2016 women’s career achievement dinner was held April 25 to celebrate the accomplishments of women at Rochester Institute of Technology. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aries if born before 1:10 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 5, 2016:  More...

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