February 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pink Zone game benefits hospital

For the seventh year in a row, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will be one of six beneficiaries of the Penn- sylva- nia Pink Zone at the Play 4 Kay game Sunday, Feb. 26, between the Penn State Lady Lions and the Michigan Wolverines.  More...

Local News

A ‘Giant’ food bank donation

Giant Foods store manager Mike Fox presented a donation of $5,000 to Jean Feagley, Huntingdon Food Bank administrator, and her husband, Robert, Friday to be used at the food bank to feed local famili More...

Area brief

Historical society lecture postponed   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nicole Renea Kelly  Date of Birth: Jan. 7, 1988  Age: 28 years old  Height: 5 feet, 2 inches  Weight: 160  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Red or Auburn  Last known address(es): Orbisonia  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 25   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Covington and Saric sparks Sixers to win over Wizards

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Robert Covington had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Dario Saric added 20 points and 11 boards, and the depleted Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-112 on Friday night.  Bradley Beal had 40 points and John Wa More...

Aaron Judge homers in Yankees’ victory

Hello there, Aaron Judge.  The 6-foot-7 Judge hit a solo homer off a scoreboard in leftcenter field in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ victory in Tampa, Florida. More...

Dayton tops Davidson in OT

DAVIDSON, N.C. More...

Religion News

Changes take form at St. James Lutheran Church

This year, 2017, St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Huntingdon marks a decade.  It is a reminder that even out of ashes there is a promise of new life.  The Rev. More...

Annual ‘Musical Tapestry’ to be held in Sinking Valley

The Sinking Valley Presbyterian Church welcomes all to join them at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. More...

Ash Wednesday

Local services

— St. Luke Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Market and Jefferson streets, Mount Union, will observe Ash Wednesday at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. The Rev. More...

Special Sections

Immigrant work vital to farmers

National focus on immigration issues has sparked many discussions about the value of immigrant labor in integral industries like agriculture. More...

Cold water precautions still in place

While this week’s sunny days and warm temperatures may have made area residents long to get back out on the river or lake, water temperatures remain frigid.  More...

New solar system could support life

Astronomers have discovered a new solar system, the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system, composed of seven confirmed rocky planets and a star that is far different from the sun.  More...

Dancin’ the night away for CHAMP

An estimated 400 students from Mount Union Area, Southern Huntingdon County, Huntingdon Area and Juniata Valley high schools hit the dance floor at MUAHS Friday night for a 12-hour stretch during the More...

General News

Agency plans to award border wall contracts by April

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. More...

Tip leads to arrest in Georgia teacher’s disappearance

Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly 12 years — until a tip led to an unexpected arrest.  The Georgia Bureau of Investigati More...

New glasses help legally blind to see

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight.  More...

Local Sports

Southwest Class AA Regional Wrestling:

Five area qualifiers reach championship semifinals

Day one at the Southwest Regional wrestling championships at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana was a very productive one. More...

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata loses 3-1 CVC match to Stevenson

The score may say otherwise but Juniata and Stevenson played a tight four-set match Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium. It was no more than a three-point differential in all four sets but the Mustangs were able to defeat the Eagles 3-1.  More...

HCA reaches KCEA final with win

Noah Rodgers poured in 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, while Brandon Kauruter added 17 to help the Huntingdon Christian Academy boys team to a 68-59 win over Heritage Christian Academy in Friday’s semifinals of the KCEA Class AA Tournament h More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate any day with a gourmet brunch

As warmer weather approaches, so do a variety of special occasions. If you’re looking for an easy way to celebrate with family and friends, brunch is a perfect option.  More...

Elco retirees to hold monthly breakfast

It has been a beautiful week and it is hoped that the weather will last until spring arrives, so it is hoped many retired and former Elco employees will turn out for the next monthly breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. More...

A sweet recipe to share the love

When you serve kids milk with breakfast, you can feel good knowing they’ll love the taste. Not to mention, as a parent, you’ll appreciate the quality nutrition in each glass. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend clouded by weight loss success

Dear Annie: My friend “Janice” and I met in college and were bridesmaids in each other’s wedding. We live down the street from each other, and our kids play together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces if born before 11:52 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 27, 2017:  More...

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