April 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers work to clean up river

Over 200 volunteers, including groups, members of the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA) and individual volunteers gathered to clean up trash along the banks of the Little Juniata River Saturday morning.  More...

Trees, flowers bloom as spring temps rise

Buds and flowers have appeared on the trees and flowers are poking out of the ground as spring progresses.  Soon it will seem as if the landscape has turned green overnight, but there is an order to what emerges when and what areas turn green th More...

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Local News

Grill blamed for Fairgrounds Road blaze

A gas grill is being blamed for a fire at a home on Fairgrounds Road in Walker Township Saturday evening.  Crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, as well as Smithfield, Alexandria, Mill Creek and Mount Union volunteer fire companies, More...

Police Log

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Scenes from this weekend’s events

Juniata College students waited in line to ride the Ferris wheel on campus Sunday as part of Springfest activities. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 10 Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pujols hits 592nd homer and Angels rally to beat Mariners

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Westbrook breaks triple-double record in win

DENVER (AP) — Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s 56-year-old record with his 42nd triple-double of the season Sunday, then he broke the Denver Nuggets’ hearts with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for a 106-105 win That eliminated More...

Sergio wins Masters in playoff

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Sergio Garcia tugged the lapel of his green jacket with both hands, proud of his prize and how he earned it. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Need help finding a different path

Dear Annie: I am a 63-year-old retired librarian. I divorced when my children were very young (4 and 6) and never remarried. I attempted a bit of dating, but for a variety of reasons, things never worked out. More...

Hints from Heloise

Free, but with extra costs added

Dear Readers: This week’s SOUND OFF is about mail-order companies: More...

Special Sections

Organizer plans walk expansion

An initiative that started last year has helped Huntingdon Borough residents realize it isn’t “too far to walk” to many landmark destinations.  Walk Huntingdon, inspired by a national initiative to encourage people to walk to d More...

Helping Hand Up launches locally

A new organization has been established to help local families stretch their grocery budgets by offering a selection of high-quality food boxes and special offers at a discounted price on a monthly basis. More...

Work begins on community food garden

After a very successful first season, volunteers worked to clean up the Huntingdon Community Food Garden Saturday in preparation for the growing season.  Founded last spring by ReInvision Huntingdon, the community food garden utilizes space own More...

State  Free Access 

Nuclear plant owners expand search for rescue to more states

HARRISBURG (AP) — The natural gas boom that has hammered coal mines and driven down utility bills is hitting nuclear power plants, sending multi-billion-dollar energy companies in search of a financial rescue in states where competitive electri More...

Budget fight heads to Pennsylvania Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority this week muscled through a $31.5 billion response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan. More...

Parents facing charges after toddler eats meth

PINE GROVE (AP) — State police say a toddler is hospitalized after eating methamphetamine at her Pennsylvania home, and now her parents are facing child endangerment charges.  The Associated Press isn’t identifying the Schuylkill (SK More...

Local Sports

Curve split opening series with Senators

The Altoona Curve led briefly, but a go-ahead, three-run homer by Raudy Read lifted the Harrisburg Senators to a 6-2 win in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at FNB Field. More...

Wilson and Stanley finish second at Bedford meet

Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon faced good competition at the Bedford Giant Eagle Invitational Saturday. More...

Juniata softball splits twinbill with Drew

Juniata softball took on Drew in Landmark Conference action Sunday afternoon. The Rangers won the first game of the doubleheader 4-3 in eight innings but Juniata was able to take the second game 4-1. More...

People/Pastimes

Veterans association hosts annual banquet

Members of Huntingdon County Veterans Association (HCVA) honored an Orbisonia woman for her service and installed officers for 2017-18 at the annual installation and recognition dinner Saturday night at the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon.&n More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra if born before 6:42 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 11, 2017: More...

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