February 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Warm weather could lead to early ticks

The unseasonably warm weather may have been an opportunity for folks to get outside, but like anything else in life, there are consequences to that.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports ticks are most active April through September, bu More...

Local News

Shirley leaders vote on fire donation

The Shirley Township Supervisors heard from local emergency service providers and residents Feb. 23 at their monthly meeting.  Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Two injured in Porter Twp. crash

State police at Huntingdon responded to the scene of a one-vehicle crash on River Road near Rishel Road in Porter Township shortly before 8 a.m. Feb. 23. More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Salazar and Indians battle to 1-1 tie with Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Salazar breezed through his first outing for the Cleveland Indians this spring. No extra adrenaline from facing the Chicago Cubs. No interest in revisiting the World Series. Just another day at work. More...

Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500. More...

Westbrook scores 41 against Pelicans

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in his 29th tripledouble of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday night. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017: More...

New curriculum to be considered

The Huntingdon Area School Board recently heard a presentation from district superintendent Fred Foster, explaining the district is conducting research to explore the concept of Mass Customized Learning (MCL),  More...

Girl Scout Cookie tradition turns 100

Girl Scout cookies, a delicious, seasonal treat and cultural icon, have provided young women with travel and learning opportunities for a century. More...

‘Screenagers’ film to be shown locally

Teenagers and technology are the subjects of the documentary, “Screenagers,” which will be presented from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Huntingdon Area High School auditorium. More...

State  Free Access 

Chairman remembered as energetic businessman

READING (AP) — Late department store chairman Albert Boscov was remembered as an energetic businessman, a caring person and a tireless cheerleader for the city he loved. More...

Pink slips may await some state public universities

HARRISBURG (AP) — In the coming months, some of the schools in Pennsylvania’s 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips. More...

Pittsburgh firm helps companies with translation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Translation can be a tricky business.  Just ask John Frazier, Nicole Xu and Lujing Gao, a trio of University of Pittsburgh graduates who last year started uTranslated.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 27   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Oliver wins title; Fisher and Boozel second

Baney and Winfield finish third and will go to states

Competition gets tougher and tougher as area wrestlers found out on day two of the Southwest Region-AA championships at the Kovalchik Convention and Athletic Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Saturday. More...

Photo

Four members of the HCC Gainers gymnastics team competed in the PIAA Championship Meet Friday at Moon High School. More...

HCA boys win KCEA tournament

The Huntingdon Christian Academy boys’ basketball team came from behind Saturday afternoon to win the KCEA Class AA Tournament at Huntingdon Calvary Christian School. The Lions defeated Damascus Christian Academy 60-59 to claim the crown.  More...

People/Pastimes

Go tart for your heart

Eating with heart health on your mind has never tasted so good. While many aspects of life can impact heart health, opting for nutritious foods plays an especially important role.  More...

Common myths about frozen foods

Frozen foods are staples in many households. Freezing foods can ensure there’s always something to eat at home, and freezing leftovers can help prevent waste created when such foods spoil before they can be eaten.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Son struggles with substance abuse

Dear Annie: I have a real problem with my 52-year-old son, “Robert,” who is cross-addicted. He’s struggled with substance abuse since he was 14 years old. More...

Hints from Heloise

Store brand quality

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about storebrand products: “Dear Heloise: I buy store-brand products and save money on our grocery bill. More...

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