February 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Semi-automatics allowed for hunting

Pennsylvania hunters participating in most seasons in which manual rifles can be used may soon be able to use semi-automatic rifles as well.  This will be a significant change for the state, as it is the only state in the nation that currently h More...

Mild temps predicted after brief cold spell

Punxsutawney Phil called for six more weeks of winter Thursday, but despite to cold temperatures predicted for the weekend, people may have cause to wonder about his prediction by the middle of next week.  Paul Head, meteorologist with the Natio More...

Local News

Transfer of funds to aid courthouse rest room project

A transfer of funds from the 2012 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) contract was approved by Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday to aid in funding renovations to the first floor rest room at the Huntingdon County Courthouse.  More...

County woman arraigned on drug charges

A Mount Union woman was taken into custody yesterday following the execution of a search warrant stemming from controlled buys which took place between the dates of Jan. 13 and Feb. More...

Two men sentenced following trials

Two men who previously stood trial for the charges brought against them appeared in court Thursday to be sentenced.  Jacob L. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Townships come together to support American Red Cross

75 Years Ago Pennsylvania’s first organization backed candidate for governor in the 1942 campaign will be announced by the end of the week by the Republican New Guard unless an unexpected hitch develops, it was learned today. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Bearcats handle Dragons 60-12

Another solid effort up and down the lineup gave Huntingdon another lop-sided victory Thursday evening. The Bearcats celebrated Senior Night with a 60-12 win over visiting Central. It was the 12th straight win for the Bearcats who are now 15-1. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Blue Devils rout Trojans 72-14

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team faced the high-powered offense of Bellwood Antis Thursday evening on their home floor. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets, Titans score league wins

Juniata Valley 63, Glendale 16   Juniata Valley held its annual Pink Zone game Thursday against visiting Glendale. More...

People/Pastimes

Troop 237 members hold 30th court of honor

The members of Boy Scout Troop 237 held their 30th court of honor Jan. 21 at the Orbisonia United Methodist Church as Jarred Covert was recognized for earning the rank of Eagle Scout.  More...

Elks Lodge No. 976

James Angelo, exalted ruler of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge No. More...

Licensed to Wed

Steven James Rhoat, 464 Cliff St., Robertsdale, and Kelly Ann Cowan, also of Robertsdale.   More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Milk savings  I always buy the store brand milk. I know that it’s the same as the national brands because I used to work in a dairy. When I did, we filled different brand containers with the exact same milk.   Slippery walks  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Think before asking about accents

Dear Annie: I’m almost 19 years old, and I’ve had a speech problem ever since I could talk. When I was about 7, I started getting help to correct my speech, and I continued until I graduated high school. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Taurus if born before 11:44 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017:  More...

Deadline dates set for election

Those interested in running for local office have less than two weeks before they can begin circulating the necessary petitions in order to be placed on the ballots for the spring primary Tuesday, May 16.  More...

Southern native to seek MDJ seat

Southern Huntingdon County native Robert R. Smith Jr. More...

Mechanized lumber reduces risk of injury

After several recent logging related accidents, including a recent fatality in Three Springs, a local professional shared his insight into both the causes and ways to make the job safer.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Older refugee students can choose high school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. More...

Special cafe for parents educates on autism issues

PHILADELPHIA — (AP) Author Sheena Edwards and communications specialist Afea Tucker of West Philadelphia played key roles in the Autism Parents Café presented by state representative Jason Dawkins and held at Faith Assembly Church, 1629 Margare More...

Former college basketball star pleads guilty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school basketball prospect who later starred at Seton Hall University and hoped to play professionally in the NBA or overseas, leaving behind a sometimes troubled life, pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 3   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Gonzaga remains lone unbeaten

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points and No. More...

Blackhawks end skid with 4-3 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, Duncan Keith added two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Thursday night to stop a threegame slide.  More...

Krzyzewski returning tomorrow

DURHAM, N.C. More...

Press Club

Kick-Off to Kindergarten event held at SHC

At Southern Huntingdon County School District, education is top priority, and the earlier it starts, the better. The third and final Kick-Off to Kindergarten event of the school year took place Jan. 26. More...

Penn State students give presentation at MUAHS

Today’s students have so many career choices. Susan Hendricks, MUAHS guidance counselor, likes to expose the students to the many options that are available to them.  More...

Juniata Valley School District secretaries shine

Every individual within a district has a specific role they fulfill in order to ensure the school runs smoothly. Although sometimes secretaries go unnoticed, they play a huge part in maintaining stability within JV.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Poison-control education

Dear Readers: When we think of the need for EDUCATION ABOUT POISONS, we often think of children and the necessity of knowing what to do in the event of an emergency. More...

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