March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MU leaders hear progress updates

Mount Union Borough Council looked ahead to spring projects during their monthly meeting Wednesday.  Brian Wiser of Keller Engineers attended the meeting to inform the council of the status of two projects and a potential project.  As for t More...

Imposition of ashes

The Rev. Suzanne Morelli placed ashes on the forehead of Bob Mull during an Ash Wednesday services at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntingdon. More...

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Local News

Oneida Twp. leaders discuss speeding issues with state police

After the Oneida Township Supervisors brought a speeding issue in the village of Donation to state police at Huntingdon, a state police corporal attended the board’s monthly meeting Wednesday.  More...

Pittsburgh native featured at Art Space

The Art Space in Huntingdon will feature a Pittsburgh native who specializes in the art of mosaics at the next exhibit, scheduled to open Friday, March 3.  The exhibit, titled “The Art of Glass,” will feature Elizabeth Klevens’ More...

Police Log

Meth lab found   More...

Local Sports

District 6-1A Boys’ Consolation:

Hornets beat Ferndale for third and states

Juniata Valley was not ready for the season to be over yet. More...

District 6-AA Swimming:

Fowler, Goldstone lead Bearcats

Senior Zeb Fowler and sophomore Haley Goldstone, a pair of previous PIAA state qualifiers, will lead a contingent of 24 Huntingdon swimmers this weekend at the annual District Six Class AA Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Nata More...

ECAC Men’s Tournament:

Westminster wins 71-57 to eliminate Juniata

Host Westminster used a 27-7 run spanning both halves to jump ahead and defeat Juniata 71-57 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the ECAC Tournament. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Campaign finance reform needs to become a reality in PA, Feb. 26   More...

Op-Ed

New words

Every year Merriam-Webster, the dictionary people, announce the addition of new words for our burgeoning vocabulary. More...

Be very afraid, of fearmongering

We all have our fears. Being afraid is fundamentally human. Fear, however, does not have to be debilitating, nor does it have to cloud one’s ability to make sound judgments about the larger world.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

West Township youth uses crown to promote ag

Charlotte Simpson of Petersburg, R.R., has been named 2017 Miss United States Agriculture Pennsylvania Junior.  In her position, Simpson will promote the importance of agriculture in everyday life.  Simpson will hold the state title for one More...

Favorite breakfast recipe brings families together

Do you struggle with choosing fun, new and tasty breakfast recipes for your family to enjoy on a Saturday morning? More...

Cows get pedicures, too

When I began working on the dairy farm, I had so many questions. My head was full of new information and I didn’t know what was what. One of the first experiences I had there was the hoof trimmer coming to take care of the girls’ feet. More...

Annie's Mailbox

She makes how much?

Dear Annie: I have 38 years of experience in the health care industry. I love my job and co-workers. I’ve been at my present job for 11 years. “Good work ethics, dependability, loyalty and honesty” is my work mantra. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 3, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Hotel tax hike to be pursued

Representatives from the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) visited the county commissioners’ weekly meeting Tuesday to request an increase in the hotel excise tax in an effort to create more projects and marketing opportunities, and draw More...

Bridge project to begin this summer

Contractor Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners hosted an open house Wednesday night at the Huntingdon Borough Building to inform residents of the upcoming summer project to replace the bridge that allows Route 22 to pass over Route 26 in Smithfield Towns More...

Students compete in STEM event

Three teams representing different schools competed with one another Wednesday at the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit (TIU) 11 in McVeytown as part of the Governor’s PA Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Competition.  This is the More...

General News

You can prevent nosebleeds in colder, drier climates

Dear Doctor: We just moved from Miami to northern Michigan, and even though my daily routine hasn’t changed and I’m not on any new medications, I have begun to get a nosebleed every few weeks. Should I be worried?’  More...

News of Yesteryear

Hook and Ladder Fire Co. honors 15 life members for their service

75 Years Ago  American taxpayers — with only 12 days before the deadline for this year’s income tax returns — will get a preview tomorrow of what total war against the Axis will cost them next year.  A total eclipse of the More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 2   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blackhawks top Penguins 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his second hat trick in three games, Scott Darling made 36 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and 10th in 11 games.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

UCLA routs Washington 98-66

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Alford scored 29 points and No. 3 UCLA routed Washington 98-66 on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win despite losing starter TJ Leaf to injury.  More...

Sale’s tuneup draws nice crowd; Pirates edge Twins

Even a spring tuneup for Chris Sale drew a nice crowd.  The Boston newcomer threw a two-inning simulated game Wednesday morning in preparation for his first spring training action, saying “everything is going as planned.”  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Charles Conner, formerly of Cassville, who will turn 95 years old today, Thursday, March 2, 2017. He would love to hear from his family and friends. More...

How to cope with colic

First-time parents face many challenges upon bringing their new babies home. More...

NASCAR

DAYTONA 500

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Never give up  Kurt Busch won his first restrictor-plate race on his 64th start between Daytona and Talladega Superspeedway. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Earnhardt says   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers  Initial “stage” review?   More...

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