February 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Renovation work to begin at center

Though construction at the nature center at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center in Barree Township has halted, programming continues, and preparations are being made for a major expansion. More...

Local News

Police Log

Simple assault   PORTER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report Shawn Waite, 37, Petersburg, punched James Miller, 26, Alexandria, twice at 3 p.m. Jan. 20.  Criminal mischief   More...

Saxton firefighters honored at annual awards dinner

David Edwards, 48, of Saxton was honored as the Saxton Volunteer Fire Co.’s Firefighter of the Year during ceremonies Saturday evening at Saxton.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Local fundraiser helps American Red Cross

75 Years Ago  In conformity with an act of Congress in advancing the clocks one hour for the purpose of conserving electric power, Huntingdon County clocks will be on war time after 2 a.m. Monday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wild handle Red Wings 6-3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves to help the Western Conference leading Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Sunday. More...

Spieth cruises to Pebble Beach win

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth soaked up every step of scenery on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, one of the prettiest places in golf and even more spectacular on a Sunday when the only work left is to hoist the crystal trophy. More...

Knicks end homestand with win over Spurs

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and the New York Knicks salvaged the finale of a tumultuous five-game homestand by beating the San Antonio Spurs 94-90 on Sunday.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

A shocking and inappropriate kiss

Dear Annie: My husband and I went out with another couple for New Year’s Eve, “Bob” and “Sheryl.” Bob is a longtime friend and has been seeing Sheryl for the past year.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Business hours hard to notice

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF from Tom is about businesses posting their hours: “I don’t understand how business owners think when posting operating business hours. More...

Special Sections

Windy weather causes outages

A storm system that brought blizzard conditions to the New England states Sunday afternoon brought windy conditions that caused downed trees, tree limbs and power lines throughout the entire county Sunday evening through this morning.  More...

Bikers attend festival at Greenwood

Roughly 50 people took to the trails in Rothrock State Forest this past weekend as part of the Frozen Fat Festival, an event that attracts fat bike enthusiasts and thrill seekers to Huntingdon County each year.  More...

HASD ceramics class gaining popularity among art students

Although the ceramics classes offered in the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) are only roughly five years old, they have gained in popularity and offer students a unique experience in creativity that would otherwise be unavailable.  More...

State  Free Access 

Shoppers weigh boycott calls as buying gets more political

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Stormy Patterson makes a distinction between opinion and action as she surveys each new call to boycott Company A or support Brand B. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 13   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the OIP on Washington Street in Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Juniata teams fall to Moravian

Early jump gives Hounds victory

Visiting Moravian pulled away from Juniata in the final nine minutes of the first half Saturday to open up a 44-29 lead by halftime. More...

Women come up short 76-70

Juniata’s women found themselves deep in a hole in the first quarter of Saturday’s Landmark Conference game with visiting Moravian. The Eagles battled back and hung with the Greyhounds the rest of the way before losing 76-70. More...

Juniata sweeps past Cairn

Men’s Volleyball:

The Juniata men’s volleyball team ended its brief two-day road trip with a visit to Eastern Pennsylvania for a match with Continental Volleyball Conference rival Cairn. More...

People/Pastimes

Millennial parents struggle with high cost of living

For many young adults, heavy debt and lower-paying jobs lead to a delay in traditional life goals like buying homes and starting families. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 15! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kynnedy Rose Miller, who turns 15 years old today, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Kynnedy lives in Huntingdon with her parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, and her sister, McKynly, and brother, Lincoln. More...

Births

Andrew and Valerie Morningstar of James Creek are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Isabel Arleen Morningstar, Jan. 24, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017: More...

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