January 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Retiring HPD chief seeking MDJ seat

Retiring Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman has announced his intention to file a petition to run for the office of Magisterial District Judge for District 20-3-02 in the spring municipal primary election Tuesday, May 16.  Brenneman More...

President’s executive orders not unusual

During his first week of office President Donald Trump signed 12 executive orders or memorandums. More...

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Local News

Area brief

Kindergarten registration planned for JVSD   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Dhameer Weaver Date of Birth: none listed Age: 20 years old Height: 6 feet, 8 inches Weight: 145 pounds Eye color: Black Hair color: Black Last known address(es): McVeytown More...

Alexandria Library

Books don’t just go with you, they take you where you have never been.  Check out these new books at the library:  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 28   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.  More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans upset Moshannon Valley; ’Cats, Titans win

Mount Union 42, Moshannon Valley 40   A big InterCounty Conference game between Mount Union and Moshannon Valley took place Friday and the league’s top team went down. More...

High School Girls Basketball:

Rockets knock off Everett

Just three weeks earlier at Everett, Southern Huntingdon couldn’t get anything going, especially its shots to fall and found itself the victims of a running mercy clock in the second half as the Warriors won a lopsided 70-35 decision.  More...

Gearhart scores 20 to fuel rout of Bald Eagle

Huntingdon came out running on all cylinders during Friday evening’s home Mountain League contest with Bald Eagle. More...

People/Pastimes

Recipe for better cooking

The ongoing popularity of food-focused television shows, websites and apps suggests the public’s desire to expand their food horizons and skills in the kitchen knows no bound.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Alexander James Scott, who turns 8 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. He lives with his mom, Jessica Scott and his dad in Calvin. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jazzlene Isabella Inch, who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Her proud parents are Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Children only send birthday texts

Dear Annie: What should I do about my adult children’s birthdays? My birthday is Jan. 1. Most years, my children acknowledge it with a card, not just a text. This year, all I got were texts from them. I was very hurt. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 30, 2017:  More...

Shooting update released by DA

Investigations relating to death of state police Trooper Landon Weaver Dec. More...

AAA dispatch center open in Saxton

The Citizens Advisory Council for the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) of Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties learned Friday morning the agency’s central transportation dispatch center in Saxton is up and running as plans unfold for the opening o More...

Remembrance event to be held in county

A special service will be held to observe a National Day of Remembrance at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the First United Methodist Church, located at 15 W.Shirley St., Mount Union. More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. to seek consolidation of four health agencies

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

Benefits of eating six small meals a day

Dear Doctor: I’ve been hearing that eating six small meals per day instead of three large ones is better for your health and even helps with weight loss. When I try it, though, I wind up feeling hungry all day. More...

Huntingdon Library

We are starting the year off right with lots of new books on our shelves. Here are just a few of the new titles we have in adult fiction.  More...

Leaked video likely to hurt ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marketers would describe “A Dog’s Purpose” as a film with “four-quadrant” appeal, meaning it’s likely to draw moviegoers of both genders, young and old. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harden scores 51 on Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden scored 51 points and had 13 rebounds and 13 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 123-118 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.  More...

Senior Bowl:

QBs hope to be next Dak Prescott

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Senior Bowl quarterbacks would gladly become this year’s version of Dak Prescott, except perhaps with a shorter wait in the NFL draft.  More...

Super Bowl LI:

Best defense usually beats best offense

Joe Theismann knows how it feels to bring the NFL’s most prolific offense into the Super Bowl and leave with a loss.  The former Washington Redskins quarterback also knows how difficult it can be to deal with a defense designed by Bill Bel More...

Religion News

Sudanese Jews recall long-lost world with nostalgia

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lily Ben-David gets emotional when she talks about her childhood in Sudan. More...

Pope takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday seized control of the Knights of Malta, and action that amounts to one sovereign country annexing another, if on a very small scale.  Here’s what led to the takeover and what it means for More...

Meet the Pastor

Name: Rev. Donna S. Jarrell Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio. Family: Rev. Jarrell has a sister, who resides in Pickerington, Ohio; three grandchildren; and three adult sons.  More...

School News

SHCSD Students of the Month

Southern Huntingdon County School Board recognized the districts Students of the Month for November during a recent board meeting. More...

Huntingdon student named to dean’s list

Ashton Stone, a freshman majoring in biology, from James Creek, was among 2,253 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the fall 2016 dean’s list.  More...

Wilkes University awards degree to local woman

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University awarded 283 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the fall 2016 semester.  Stacy Overcash of Blairs Mills received a master of science in educa More...

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