January 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Staying indoors prompts illnesses

The winter months often mark the onset of more illnesses, especially for those who are stuck indoors with no place to go.  Dr. More...

Historical society restoration work continues

Folks who have traveled through Huntingdon the past few weeks may have noticed work being done at the Hunting- don County Historical Society.  Laborers, tarps and caution tape have been in full view as the historical society has restoration don More...

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Marklesburg firefighters, volunteers honored at annual banquet

Thomas Parks, 61, of James Creek was honored as the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co.’s “Firefighter of the Year” during the company’s annual awards banquet held Saturday evening.  More...

Firefighter, resident killed in row home fire

A veteran firefighter was fatally injured Saturday when a burning row home collapsed in Philadelphia and he became pinned under the debris, authorities said. A person who lived in the home was also killed.  More...

Mom on son’s hazing death: Feels like ‘cat clawing at heart’

There are times when Mary Deng thinks her only child is still alive, that he’s going to come home, that he didn’t die more than four years ago in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual.  Then reality intrudes.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jaguars oust Bills with ‘ugly’ win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. More...

New Orleans holds off Carolina

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina’s late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game on Sunday. More...

Reserves help Suns quiet Thunder

PHOENIX (AP) — Dragan Bender scored 17 of his careerhigh 20 points in the second half, rookie Josh Jackson had 17 points and 10 rebounds in his first career double-double, and the Phoenix reserves helped the Suns beat the Oklahoma City Thunder More...

Senior Spotlight

When choosing a home care service provider, ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

If you’re in the market for a home care service to assist a loved one, be sure to ask the company (or the caregiver) the following questions so you can make an informed decision. • How long have you been in business? More...

SENIORS: Five professionals with your health at heart

From your pharmacist to your podiatrist, there’s a host of specialized health-care professionals available to help you enjoy a good quality of life as you get older. Here’s what five of these experts can do for you. 1. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Middle child out

Dear Annie: I am a middle child with two elder brothers, a younger sister and a younger brother. They all get together and have dinner and movie dates or hang out with one another. I am always excluded. No phone call or text. More...

Hints from Heloise

Co-workers steal lunch from fridge

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about stealing people’s lunches from the employee refrigerator: More...

Special Sections

Area resident joins FSA board

A Warriors Mark farmer has been appointed serve on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee.  Bill Hoover of B&D Acres Farm has been appointed to serve on the committee for the second time.  More...

President judge reflects on past year

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic reflected on what was a rather busy year for family law cases in 2017.  Zanic considered the importance of each case that comes through the court system and prepares for another busy, yet hopefully More...

Volunteers assemble to assist with search

Volunteers from seven area volunteer fire companies and Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) officials were called out in below zero temperatures shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday for a search.  More...

Local News

Woman arrested after shooting vehicle

Troopers from the Huntingdon State Police Barracks responded to a report of shots fired after 3 p.m. Jan. More...

Walker Twp. leadership changes in new year

Walker Township appointed a new chairman and welcomed one new supervisor for the new year during their reorganization meeting Jan. 2.  More...

Emergency crews brave cold

Emergency crews responded to reports of a possible structure fire around 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army Fellowship Hall on Shadyside Avenue, Huntingdon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 8   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the OIP on Washington Street, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Eagles win in OT to stay unbeaten

Women’s Basketball:

The Juniata women’s basketball team won 61-54 in overtime at Catholic Saturday afternoon in the DeFour Center. More...

Juniata falls at Catholic for first loss of season

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team suffered an 82-70 loss, their first of the season, at the hands of Catholic Univeristy of America Saturday afternoon at the DeFour Center.  More...

Bearcats win five at Juniata Duals

High School Wrestling:

The Huntingdon wrestling team, which has had some uncertain spots in the lineup over the first month of the season, showed it might be coming together with a dominant performance at Saturday’s Juniata Dual Tournament. More...

People/Pastimes

Tips to help new fathers bond with babies

The birth of a child is a momentous occasion in the lives of parents. First-time parents may be especially moved upon seeing the birth of their child, having never before witnessed something so profound. More...

Couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Jim and Eleanor Roher Happy Anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Jim and Eleanor (Whitsel) Rohrer, who celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.  Jim grew up in Orbisonia and Eleanor in Hill Valley and they now reside in the Harrisburg area.  More...

Happy Birthday

CELEBRATING A CENTURY! Happy birthday wishes go out to Margaret “Shorty” Hershey, a resident at AristaCare at Woodland Park in Orbisonia, who celebrates her 100th birthday today, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Libra if born before 3:08 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018: More...

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