February 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Recovery ministry to launch Tuesday

A new, faith-based addiction recovery meeting will commence Tuesday, Feb. More...

Local eagles fans prepare for big game

On Super Bowl Sunday, the thunderous sound of “Fly, Eagles Fly” will be heard by all of the neighbors of the Rivello family as they cheer their team to victory.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Joshua William Michael Tharp  Date of Birth: July 19, 1997  Age: 20  Height: 5 feet, 5 inches  Weight: 165  Eye color: Hazel  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Jewett, Ohio.  Wanted for: Failure More...

Coal Miners Museum to open for season April 7

With spring just a few months away, the board of directors of the nonprofit Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society gathered recently to prepare for the 2018 travel season at the Coal Miners Museum in Robertsdale. More...

Broad Top City resident appointed to council

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to appoint resident Tim Angelo to fulfill a four-year term on council. He replaces longtime council member Rhonda Thompson who chose not to serve another term.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 3   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’ Basketball:

Four area clubs pick up league wins

Huntingdon 51, Penns Valley 26   More...

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata rallies to win opener in CVC play

In thrilling fashion, the Juniata men’s volleyball team came back from an 0-2 start to defeat Southern Virginia in five sets (23-25, 24-26, 25-23, 25-22, 15-7) Friday evening at Memorial Gymnasium.  More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Mount Union defeats Forbes Road

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team continues to improve and play with more ball control as the season moves along. They are executing the offense better and taking care of the ball. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Paige Alysabeth Moyer, who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Her proud mommy and daddy are Rikki and Michael Moyer of Huntingdon. Paige is the granddaughter of Gus Guyton Jr. More...

Astronomy Club plans meetings

The Astronomy Club at the Mount Union Community Library met Jan. 9, at the library.  Astrophotography was discussed, with some old cameras provided as examples. The new gravity wave detectors were also discussed.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 from the Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon, front row, from the left, Tyler Rader, Dasan Kristo; back row, Nathaniel McClain, Charlie Watson, Jacob Smithmyer an More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Less expensive hair care  I have long, thick hair that tangles easily. I got tired of buying expensive detanglers, so now I make my own. I mix 1/3 cheap conditioner with 2/3 water in a spray bottle. This works just as well as the store stuff. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Waitress stole our tip

Dear Annie: I had a problem that I have not seen in your column. My family and I were out of town and having lunch at a lovely botanical garden in a nearby city. More...

Special Sections

Senator tours HCCtC

Majority leader views impacts of upcoming expansion

State Sen. Jake Corman paid a visit to the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center Friday afternoon to get a glimpse of how the $1.25 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RCAP) grant will be used to add on to the facility.  More...

Leaders plead for health center funds

Representatives from Community Health Centers in the state took part in a conference call Friday morning to further emphasize the need for Congress to act to pass legislation to fully fund health centers.  This includes the seven health centers More...

Super Bowl weekend brings DUI concerns

When the New England Patriots battled the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI in 2017, 111.3 million people sat glued to their televisions, making the game the most watched telecast of the year.  Nielsen Co. More...

World  Free Access 

As election nears, film imagines Mussolini’s comeback

ROME (AP) — A new film that comically imagines dictator Benito Mussolini returning to present-day Italy and trying to stage a comeback opened Thursday, in the middle of an election campaign that has been dominated by populist and neofascist sen More...

Women to wear black in message at UK awards

LONDON (AP) — Highprofile British performers are planning to wear black to this month’s British Academy Film Awards to support the Time’s Up campaign against sexual harassment.  Emma Watson, Daisy Ridley, Keira Knightley and Em More...

General News

‘N Sync reunion ruled out at Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Timberlake was asked about a bromance with Tom Brady, a possible ‘N Sync reunion and serenaded with “Happy Birthday,” but the superstar didn’t get a question about the wardrobe malfunction that More...

Person mistakes TV show prop for actual bomb

NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee urn left near a Manhattan courthouse by caterers for the television show “Law & Order: SVU” caused a brief scare after it was mistaken for a suspicious package.  More...

How synbiotics can prevent neonatal sepsis

Dear Doctor: I recently read that probiotic bacteria could protect newborns from sepsis. Does that mean I should be giving probiotics to my newborn?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rodgers wants to keep playing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he wants to play into his 40s like Tom Brady, but he might have to leave Green Bay to do that.  The 34-year-old acknowledged that he may have to play for another team like Brett Fav More...

Gronkowski is clear to play in Super Bowl

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles.  More...

Super Bowl winners lack star RB lately

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Tom Brady-Bill Belichick dynasty actually lacks something: a 100-yard rusher in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots.  More...

Religion News

Pope’s briefing system under scrutiny after Chile gaffe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Just how well informed is Pope Francis about the goings-on in his 1.2-billion strong Catholic Church?  More...

Christian Indonesians granted time to fight deportation

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from deporting dozens of Christian Indonesians who fear persecution if returned home, until they’re given a chance to fight their removal.  More...

Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.N. special envoy on human rights in Myanmar said Thursday that the Myanmar military’s violent operations against Rohingya Muslims bear “the hallmarks of a genocide.”  More...

School News

Calvary Christian Academy Honor Roll

Calvary Christian Academy principal Donald Kidd has released the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year as follows:  Grade 1  High Honor Roll: Seth Brehm, Chandler DeLeonardis, Jethro Schroeder.  Honor Ro More...

Mount Union Area JHS Honor Roll

Amy Smith, junior high school principal, announced the following honor roll students for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year at the Mount Union Area Junior High School.  7th Grade  Distinguished Honor Roll  More...

Juniata Valley High School Honor Roll

Mike Estep, principal at Juniata Valley High School, has released the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school years as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:56 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 5, 2018:  More...

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