January 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials consider CART fare hikes

Facing the rising cost of CART transportation services to the tri-county’s elderly, the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) maintains its examination of a possible increase in fares as the agency continues to work out the bugs in its new Ecolane transpo More...

General News

Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed during adulthood

Dear Doctor: I always thought Type 1 diabetes developed when you were a child, or not at all. But now they’re saying it can happen as an adult, which is very alarming. How do I know if I develop it?  More...

Grammys will include ‘Me Too’ moment

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy Award host James Corden says Sunday’s show will carve out some time to allow artists to express solidarity with the “Me Too” and Time’s Up movements.  Corden, returning for his second stint as More...

Pennsylvania historical markers: Something we share

She was an atheist, offended by a reference to God. He was an evangelical Christian, who was put off by her retort.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Palmer leads, Tiger makes the cut

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the world. And for the first time in 29 months, a PGA Tour event will feature Tiger Woods on the weekend.  More...

Cousins hurt in Pelicans’ win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before seriously injuring his left Achilles, and New Orleans survived a furious Houston rally for a 115-113 victory Friday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HE’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Trenton Ross Norris, who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. His very proud parents are Jeremy and Natasha Norris of Petersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Grayson Levi Bumbarger, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. His proud parents are Brock and Amber Bumbarger of Huntingdon and he has a big sister, Adalie Bumbarger.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Richard Joseph “Joey” Harmer, who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. His proud parents are Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Replacing a beloved pet

Dear Annie: Our beloved family dog, Dasher, passed away last year. Dasher was a husky. She was the sweetest and best dog I ever could imagine. Good with the kids and our old kitty. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 29, 2018:  More...

Somerset man runs for US rep.

A Somerset man with more than 15 years of experience working in agricultural interests has launched his campaign to seek the Republican nomination for the United States House of Representatives’ 9th Congressional District.  More...

Man found guilty of strangulation

Trial ended with a guilty verdict Friday for a Huntingdon man facing felony II strangulation charges.  Gerald R. More...

Huntingdon County communities benefit from ARLE grant

State residents have been benefiting from improvements to traffic safety systems funded by the Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) grant since its inception in 2010.  The funding has specifically benefited three municipalities in Huntingdon C More...

Local News

Area brief

Free Ag E&S workshops open to farmers   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Leighton Dennis Noble  Date of Birth: unknown  Age: unknown  Height: unknown  Weight: unknown  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: Unknown  Last known address(es): Mill Creek  Wanted for: Failure to appear fo More...

News of Yesteryear

Bank’s Mill Creek office scheduled for relocation

75 Years Ago  There was no change in the smallpox situation in Lake Park, Lewistown area, during the past 24 hours, reported Dr. A. Reid Leipold, president of the Lewistown Board of Health. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 27   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...

Local Sports

High School Boys' Baskerball:

Bearcats down Golden Eagles 67-55

Huntingdon’s boys’ basketball didn’t shoot very well in the first half of Friday’s home Mountain League contest against Tyrone. More...

Tussey Mountain thrashes Northern Bedford 68-30

Tussey Mountain hit Northern Bedford with everything it had Friday. More...

Hornets pull away from Trojans

The Juniata Valley boys’ basketball team made the trip to Mount Union Friday night for an Inter-County Conference North rematch with the Trojans.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILE — 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

Imagine Dragons front man advocates for LGBT Mormons

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Mormon front man of the rock band Imagine Dragons hopes the Sundance Film Festival documentary that follows his journey to becoming an advocate for LGBT Mormon youth triggers real change by his church’s leaders More...

Madonna icon in Rome gets face-lift

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ favorite icon of the Madonna in Rome has gotten a face-lift.  The Vatican on Wednesday unveiled photos of the restored Salus populi Romani, the Byzantine-style painting on wood located inside the St. More...

Virginia Senate passes bill to allow guns in churches

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate has passed legislation aimed at allowing guns in church in response to a deadly church shooting in Texas.  More...

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