April 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students plant trees for Earth Day

Standing Stone Elementary School students planted trees on the hillside behind the Huntingdon Area Middle School (HAMS) Friday to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day in cooperation with the Huntingdon Borough Tree Commission as part of the initiative t More...

Program to prevent JC campus violence

A new program is undergoing the implementation process at Juniata College during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) that will help to not only prevent interpersonal and sexual violence, but will raise awareness of the issue at get more people invo More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

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Good things are happening in the Alleghenies

The past couple of decades have not been easy ones here. Our population continues to decline. The economy has, at best, been stagnant. Drugs and their constant companion, crime, have become noxious neighbors. More...

Huntingdon Library

Enjoy spring with some new fiction! More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 22   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 

Pirates rock Sabathia, Yankees 6-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell hit his second home run in as many games and the Pittsburgh Pirates got to CC Sabathia early for a 6-3 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night.  Jordy Mercer led off with a solo shot against Sabathia (2-1) More...

Caps get past Leafs 2-1 in two overtimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Williams scored the overtime winner as the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 Friday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.  More...

Celtic down Bulls 104-87

CHICAGO (AP) — Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points, and the topseeded Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-87 on Friday night after dropping the first two games of their opening round series at home. More...

People/Pastimes

Exhibit highlights unseen world

When spring begins to turn into summer and the temperatures continue to rise, more and more insects and other creepy crawlies will emerge. More...

Alexandria Memorial Library to host event

Two events are planned at the Alexandria Memorial Library beginning Monday, April 24.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jocelyn Seraphina Inch, who turns 4 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Her proud parents are Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Trouble deciding what to do with brother’s ashes

Dear Annie: My brother was killed in a tragic accident 12 years ago. He had made clear that when he passed away, he wanted no viewing and that he wanted to be cremated. Those wishes were carried out just as he wanted.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 24, 2017:  More...

CBT Financial merger pursued

Riverview Financial Corp., headquartered in Harrisburg, and CBT Financial Corp., headquartered in Clearfield, have jointly announced the execution of an agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which CBT will merge with and into Riverview in a transa More...

Supervisors learn solutions to runoff

A group of Penn State University (PSU) students have presented their findings regarding flooding issues in Cree Manor housing development after working their whole senior year on to assess the problem and find solutions. More...

Valley REC electrical services now offered

Area residents who have a difficult time finding an electrician to deal with small electrical issues in the home now have an opportunity to take advantage of a new service from Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (VREC).  More...

World  Free Access 

China tries to drive away planes with top Filipino officials

PAG-ASA ISLAND, South China Sea (AP) — Chinese forces tried to drive away two Philippine planes carrying Manila’s defense and military chiefs Friday near a Chinese man-made island, officials said, adding they admired seeing up close the s More...

General News

Missing student from Tennessee found with teacher in California

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Motive unclear in killing of two utility workers in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — As police investigated why a gunman killed two utility workers in St. Louis before fatally shooting himself, workers from Laclede Gas Co. and other utilities cautiously returned to the field Friday.  More...

LA’s violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toward the end of “L.A. More...

Local Sports

Tussey Ryan Leonard is top scorer

Teammate Andrew Bithell finishes second

Boys’ basketball season had its share of highlight moments. As is generally the case in any sport, fans like to see scoring. Tussey Mountain senior Ryan Leonard tops the list of area players with a 20.8 points per game average. More...

High School Baseball:

Bearcats’ Showalter no-hits Bellefonte

Junior right-hander Jared Showalter pitched six and one-third innings without allowing a hit and the Bearcats ended a short stretch of terrible baseball with a 2-0 More...

High School Softball:

Tussey rolls to 9-1 win over Southern

Tussey Mountain’s Ashley Clark and Maddie Garner belted three hits apiece and senior ace Faith Barnett scattered five hits as the Titans jumped out to an early lead on visiting Southern Huntingdon Friday afternoon and rolled to a 9-1 ICC South/ More...

Religion News

Jesuits and Georgetown repent for slave trading

There is wide gulf, Frederick Douglass wrote in 1845, between Christianity proper and the “slaveholding religion of this land.” One is “good, pure and holy,” the other corrupt and wicked, the “climax of all misnomers, th More...

Interactive art project invites religious discussion

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — As new faces shuffled through Mikey Kettinger’s front door one night, they were greeted by smiling young people wearing black aprons and silver trays, offering gifts of finger food and conversation.  “Hi, I&r More...

Why Native Americans do not separate religion from science

Last year five Native American tribes in Washington state managed to repatriate the remains of the “Ancient One,” as they called him, or “Kennewick Man,” as scientists called him.  More...

School News

Tussey Mountain High School Honor Roll

The Tussey Mountain Junior/Senior High School has announced the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2016-2017 school year.  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

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