April 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New order shields victims of assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and The Abuse Network, Huntingdon, is working to raise awareness within the community, which includes educating the public about a new option to protect victims.  The Sexual Violence Protection Order (SVPO More...

Warm weather, sunshine greet anglers

Kevin Davis and Claudia Sheetz enjoyed the opening day of trout season along Standing Stone Creek Saturday. More...

Local News

An enjoyable egg scramble

A bright, sunny Saturday morning provided the perfect backdrop for Easter egg hunts throughout the region. More...

Budget presentations offered during workshop meeting

Members of the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) heard budget presentations during their work session meeting April 10.  During the work session, they learned of a few issues and trends that may make it difficult to maintain sustain the curren More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 17 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

Local Sports

Hopsicker is 1A Coach of the Year

Hornet freshman Halee Smith is third team pick

To the winner goes the spoils, and no girls basketball team in Pennsylvania exemplified a winner this winter more than Minersville. More...

Juniata wins CVC championship

Men’s Volleyball:

In the most fitting fashion, the 2017 Continental Volleyball Conference championship match went to five sets for the first time ever. To make it even more epic, it took more than 15 points to decide a champion. More...

Susquehanna sweeps Juniata 6-2 and 10-0

Juniata softball hosted Landmark rival Susquehanna in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The River Hawks defeated the Eagles 6-2 in Game 1 and 10-0 in six innings in Game 2. More...

People/Pastimes

Spice up spring cleaning by decluttering seasonings

While you’re making this year’s spring cleaning chore list, remember that a true deep clean means decluttering your kitchen from inside the cabinets out. More...

How to create an effective workflow in the kitchen

Bathroom and kitchen makeovers are some of the most coveted and profitable improvements that can be made to a home.  Installing new cabinetry, countertops and appliances can transform the look of a kitchen, but homeowners also must consider the More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband leers at attractive women in public

Dear Annie: I just do not know the best way to handle this situation.  I have been living happily with my partner for six years. He is kind and, for the most part, considerate. More...

Hints from Heloise

Service with a side sarcasm

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about calling service people: More...

Special Sections

PennDOT plans 2018 projects

A number of transportation projects slated for 2018 were unveiled during a meeting last week hosted by PennDOT Engineering District 9 officials at the PA Army National Guard Readiness Center. More...

Officials urge caution when burning

As the weather warms and folks shift from wood stoves and fireplaces to grills and fire pits, local officials remind residents to use caution and common sense following a number of fire incidents in the county. More...

Tree seminar planned for Wednesday night

The public is invited to a seminar, “Why Care About Trees,” hosted by the Huntingdon Tree Commission from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in Room C212 in the Brumbaugh Science Center at Juniata College.  More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania primary features appeals court, local contests

HARRISBURG (AP) — A numerous contests for school boards and county and municipal government, as well as a handful of appeals court races will be on the ballot next month in Pennsylvania’s primary election.  More...

Confession of ambush suspect yields more information

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — He decided to attack a state police barracks only a few days before squeezing the trigger. He was surprised the manhunt for him wasn’t more aggressive. More...

Search widens to state for Facebook murder suspect

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Ohio urged residents in surrounding states on Monday to be on alert for a man who they said shot and killed an elderly passerby seemingly at random and then posted a gruesome video of the killing on Facebook. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens beat Blue Jackets in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With help from Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel and the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins are on the verge of sweeping their opening playoff series against Columbus.  Crosby played keep-away with three Blue Jackets p More...

Habs take 2-1 series lead

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead Montreal over New York, giving the Canadiens a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.  Artturi Lehkonen and Shea Weber scored power-play goals for Montreal and Carey P More...

Harper homers twice to top Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the third inning and a game-ending, three-run drive with two outs in the ninth, leading the Washington Nationals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Sunday. More...

Senior Spotlight

Coping as a family caregiver

Individuals are born into the world requiring the care of their parents and other adult guardians to grow and thrive. These adult children, in turn, may end up providing care when their parents reach senior age or face an illness or disability.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 18, 2017: More...

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