February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Warm weather could affect orchards

It seems as though spring has sprung in February this year, with a full week of pleasant weather and the year’s first plant life and flowers sprouting from the ground. More...

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Local News

Police Log

Crash   More...

Area brief

Bingo to benefit HASD Educational Foundation   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 23   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Please call 643-2801 for additional information about this meeting.  More...

Local Sports

Southwest AA Wrestling:

Area schools sending 14 qualifiers to IUP

Competition gets harder and harder as the area wrestlers make their way through the postseason. More...

Southwest Class AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the advance pairings for the Southwest-AA Regionals this Friday and Saturday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana. Listings are in order of brackets. More...

District 6-1A Boys’ Basketball:

Hornets open playoff bid with 56-50 win

Juniata Valley enjoyed its first-ever home District 6-1A playoff game Wednesday against Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy. More...

People/Pastimes

Adopting a pet later in life

Companion animals bring great joy to their owners. The unconditional love cats and dogs provide appeals to people of all ages. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ryan Hack, who turns 12 years old today, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. His proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Harold Hockenberry of Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 90th birthday Thursday, March 2, 2017. He would love to hear from friends and family on his special day. More...

School News

Warriors Mark man named to dean’s list

Erik Wagner, a junior anatomy and physiology major from Warriors Mark, was named to the dean’s list at Lycoming College for the fall 2016 semester.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

An old flame

Dear Annie: In December, I went to a holiday house party, and most of the people in the crowd were my old friends from college (class of 1979). I hadn’t seen some of these people in 25 years or more. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Lawmakers talk pension liability

Now that school district budgets have been adopted and audits are being conducted, one topic seems to be plaguing school boards and districts across the commonwealth — retirement liability. More...

Blueprint members discuss projects

The Juniata River Blueprint Community group held its first public meeting since last summer Wednesday night at Mount Union Area High School.  The goal of the meeting was to keep the public informed about projects going on in Mount Union and Mapl More...

Visitors guide publication now available

It’s not too early to start planning for a summer vacation or those periodic weekend getaways in the Raystown Region of the Alleghenies of southcentral Pennsylvania.   More...

District games hosted locally for first time

After decades of district basketball games being held in a neutral court, a change in policy is allowing the Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) to host the boys’ semi-finals between the Huntingdon Bearcats and the Johnstown Trojans at home at 7 More...

General News

Topical pain relievers can be effective

Dear Doctor: I play in a weekend softball league, and my shoulder aches for a couple of days after the game. Aspirin hurts my stomach, so I wonder whether using a pain medication in a cream or an ointment might help?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon attorney states intention to run for DA

75 Years Ago  E.C. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Anaheim wins 5-3 to snap Boston streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Women’s Basketball:

UConn doubles up Temple 90-45

HARTFORD, Conn. More...

Jutanugarn, Yang lead

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.  Jutanugarn, a Thai ranked second in the world, had six birdies while Yang, the 2015 More...

Editorial

Around the State

Towns without a police force should pay for state troopers, Feb. 21   More...

Op-Ed

An enemy of the American people

On Friday Trump tweeted, “The news media (failing @ nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!” When Republican Sen.  More...

What others are saying

Americans express warm feelings to religious groups

On the heels of a contentious election year in which partisan politics increasingly divided Americans, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that when it comes to religion, Americans generally express more positive feelings toward various religious More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Dairy producers visit Costa Rica, see agricultural diversity

When a group of dairy producers traveled to Costa Rica in January to learn about their dairy and agricultural industry, they found a country which is heavily dependent on its agriculture, with dairy being the No. 3 agricultural commodity. More...

FFA members to host fifth auction

The Blue Juniata FFA Chapter will be holding its fifth annual farm consignment auction.  The farm consignment auction will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

4-H Club News

Beef Club

The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club held its monthly meeting Feb. 15 at the Huntingdon County Cooperative Extension office.  More...

NASCAR

DAYTONA CLASH

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Dale determined  Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he is 100 percent recovered from his 2016 concussion and looks forward to racing the rest of Speedweeks at Daytona. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Ford surge   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Can we make Junior a Bubble Boy?   More...

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