January 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MU police officer to seek MDJ seat

The current officer in  charge of the Mount Union Police Department has announced his intention to file his petition to run for the office of Magisterial District Judge for District 20-03-04 in the spring municipal primary election Tuesday, May More...

Identical triplets celebrate first birthday

The Guisler family of Smithfield will share in a special birthday today as identical triplets, Katherine, Gwen and Evelyn Guisler, celebrate their very first birthday.  The little girls’ parents, Matt and Jen Guisler, said the past year &m More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Steven A. Belt  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Siblings with local addresses sought in drug bust

Two people with last known addresses in Huntingdon County are sought on active arrest warrants as part of drug bust in Blair County Friday that resulted in criminal charges being filed against 37 people accused of distributing or possession illegal d More...

State fire commissioner visits county

State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay recently visited Huntingdon County, serving as guest speaker at the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co.’s annual awards banquet.  More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Titans, Hornets win; ’Cats, Trojans, Rockets fall short

Tussey Mountain 76 Fannett-Metal 63   Tussey Mountain played a solid game defensively and scored points inside and outside Friday against visiting Fannett-Metal. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Huntingdon, Mount Union lose

Clearfield 55, Huntingdon 52   More...

High School Wrestling:

Rockets rally to win 42-33 at Claysburg

Friday evening’s match between Southern Huntingdon and Claysburg Kimmel had some ebb and flow to it. The visiting Rockets jumped out to an early lead but Claysburg fought back to regain a ninepoint lead with five bouts remaining. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellie and Jenna Mazurowski, who turn 7 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Their proud parents are Phil and Marti Mazurowski of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Chester and Sandra (Oswalt) Isett of 2151 Prospect Ave., Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. They were united in marriage in 1967 at the St. More...

Elco retirees to hold breakfast

It is hoped that everyone had a nice holiday season and are ready to start the new year by attending breakfast with the Elco retirees at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Gifting with strings attached

Dear Annie: I’m seeking help and understanding of my wife’s attitudes about gifting to friends and family members. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 23, 2017:  More...

College to add new team sport

A new offering within Juniata College’s roster of varsity intercollegiate sports is set to make a splash beginning with the 2017-2018 season.  The addition of men’s swimming will complement the existing women’s swim team and br More...

State labor chief apologizes for wait

State Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Mandarino visited CareerLink in Smithfield Township Thursday to learn about business initiatives in the area and to promote manufacturing jobs, but when she arrived to see folks waiting for respo More...

Students show respect to local PSP troopers

Southside Elementary students demonstrated their appreciation to state police from the Huntingdon barracks for their service Friday during a new assembly that highlighted school kindness.  More...

General News

Delaware welcomes Joe Biden home after decades in Washington

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On his last day as vice president, Joe Biden briefly revived a tradition he had followed faithfully as a U.S. More...

Six simulate life on Mars in dome

HONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.& More...

Extradition of cartel boss is a milestone for justice

NEW YORK (AP) — Saying they were bringing the world’s most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 21   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, Jan. 22   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens erupt to beat Hurricanes 7-1

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

NFC Championship Game:

Falcons hope to rewrite history

ATLANTA (AP) — The NFC championship is quite a mismatch.  Not on the field, mind you.  The Atlanta Falcons are playing as well as they have all season. Ditto for the Green Bay Packers. More...

AFC Championship Game:

Respect abounds in title contest

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There are few things that Bill Belichick respects more than history in the NFL.  And few teams elicit as much praise from the Patriots coach as the Pittsburgh Steelers.  More...

Religion News

Amish targeted over environmental problems

LEBANON (AP) — William Kautz grew up in the Chesapeake Bay’s backyard. More...

Rabbis plan response to white supremacist threats in Montana

Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists’ harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and by mailing a Torah to every Jewish More...

Three Springs First Baptist birthday group meets

The birthday group of First Baptist Church met at Pizza Star II for lunch Jan. 11. Gay Fleck took prayer and praise requests and led in prayer. More...

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