March 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital officials take cancer pledge

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Because of this, officials from J.C. More...

Volunteers ready over 100,000 documents

Four volunteers from the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) have been able to prepare over 100,000 historical documents from the Huntingdon County Courthouse for digitalization  More...

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Local News

Area brief

Cassville Oktoberfest planned for Sept. 23-25   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Cody James Hampton  Date of Birth: Sept. More...

Saxton Library

Reminder: We will be closed Monday, March 20, through Wednesday, March 22, and will reopen at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 4   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 

NCAA football rule changes for 2017

The NCAA rules committee said Friday it want to make it illegal to hurdle linemen to block a kick and expand what constitutes a horse-collar tackle. More...

Women’s Basketball:

Notre Dame top Virginia 76-59

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 19 points and Brianna Turner added 16 to help No. More...

R&A, USGA modernize, simplify rules of golf

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Golf’s two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules on Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a complicated sport.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Rio mayor skips Carnival, drawing ire and praise

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella did the unthinkable over the last week: He snubbed the city’s legendary Carnival.  More...

Abuse survivor quits pope’s panel

Frustrated by what she described as Vatican stonewalling, an Irish woman who was sexually abused by clergy quit her post Wednesday on a panel advising Pope Francis about how to protect minors from such abuse.  More...

Toccoa Falls College Choir to perform

The Huntingdon Christian and Missionary Alliance will host the Toccoa Falls College Choir at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14. More...

Special Sections

Proposed resort plan undecided

The decision to allow developers to submit a competitive bid for lease for a portion of land for a proposed lodge and marina is still in the hands of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District office.  More...

Cold weather may nip early buds

Spring may not officially begin until Monday, March 20, but recent record-breaking warmth has some trees looking as if spring has already sprung.  “There are two silver maples at my sister’s house that are in full flower right now,&r More...

Defendants receive state sentencing

Four defendants were sentenced to state prison following pleas Friday afternoon in the Huntingdon County Criminal Court.  Edward Adams, 39, of Mill Creek, currently incarcerated at the Huntingdon County Jail, pleaded guilty to charges of acquiri More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Filming will begin at Raystown Lake for two scenes in Jimmy Hoffa movie

75 Years Ago  Superintendents of schools have been charged with the responsibility of listing each separate public elementary school under the jurisdiction and estimating the number of sugar rationing books for each person of the population in t More...

Heart attack survivors often have depression

Dear Doctor: It has been six weeks since my husband, who is 57, had a heart attack, and I’m afraid he’s depressed. His doctors say he’s doing really well, but he’s getting more quiet and withdrawn. How can we help him?  More...

‘King of Rock and Roll’s’ Graceland opens a new $45 million complex

MEMPHIS, Tenn. More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Swimming Championships:

Five Bearcats qualify for state meet

Huntingdon carried home its share of gold following Friday’s events at the annual District Six Class AA Swimming Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatorium.  More...

JC men swept at New Paltz

In a rematch of their Jan. 28 battle, the men’s volleyball teams of Juniata and SUNY New Paltz met once again, this time on the Hawks’ home floor. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella R. Cutshall, who turns 9 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 5, 2017. Her proud parents are Julia and Gary Cutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Program promotes kindergarten readiness

The Huntingdon County Library has been chosen to participate in a Commonwealth wide program called Play K, which focuses on using play to help preschoolers develop the skills needed to be successful in kindergarten — and later in life.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Autumn Pearl Reck, who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 5, 2017. Her proud parents are Neil and Jayme Reck of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sister in need of an intervention

Dear Annie: My sister and I used to be close, but after I married and had a baby, everything changed. When our father died, our relationship got worse.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 6, 2017:  More...

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