February 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Book compiles a decade of works

A recently-published book, “Reading Shaver’s Creek, Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest,” contains a narrative the authors hope will transcend the written word. More...

Free winter events hosted for farmers

Local farmers will have two opportunities to educate themselves this winter without ever leaving the county. More...

State  Free Access 

Governor aims for smooth landing for election-year budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making.  More...

Amish or not, sellers and buyers pony up at horse auction

HARRISBURG (AP) — Amish men lead muscular horses across a concrete threshold, their straw hats only as high as the beasts’ shoulders, the clip-clop of huge hooves echoing loudly.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rangers sign Bartolo Colon to minor deal

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed 44-year-old Bartolo Colon to a minor league contract and invited the pitcher to big league spring training.  The Rangers announced the move Sunday.  More...

Predators’ Forsberg suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg for three games for a late hit on Rangers forward Jimmy Vesey.  Forsberg hit Vesey behind the Rangers net in the second period Saturday night, and the league More...

Eagles hold off Pariots for first Super Bowl win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As their delirious fans sang their theme song and their owner lifted the Lombardi Trophy, the Philadelphia Eagles finally could breathe freely. More...

Senior Spotlight

Keep Your Brain Fit

(NAPS)—While many strategies for “healthy aging” exist, recent evidence points to the important role of hearing health in maintaining quality of life long-term. More...

How Older Adults Can Combat Loneliness And Social Isolation Through Exercise

(NAPS)—When discussing health, people typically think of physical health—their weight, strength, mobility, and potential health issues they are facing. More...

Living Well With Dementia In The Community

(NAPS)—The good news is, Americans are living longer than ever before. While longer life spans bring great opportunities, however, older adults face an increased risk of developing a chronic condition or cognitive disorder. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Disturbing rest of neighborhood

Dear Annie: My neighbors aren’t exactly the kind of people you could describe as — how do I put this? — quiet. And really, that isn’t a problem. I’ve always loved the fact that my neighborhood is full of life. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018: More...

Area snowfall totals 2-4 inches

Sunday afternoon was a great day to stay indoors and watch the Super Bowl, as the county was blanketed in a fresh coating of snow. More...

Scientist to visit Juniata College  Free Access 

Safe drinking water is something many in the United States take for granted, but in 2015, the combined efforts of citizens, activists and scientists uncovered the truth that residents of Flint, Michigan, were being poisoned through their municipal wa More...

Trappers still preserve outdoor tradition

It is well-known in Pennsylvania that hunting is a sport that happens during most of the year, but one outdoor activity is making a comeback in the form of trapping. More...

Local News

Drug cases joined for trial

Four drug cases were joined for purpose of trial during criminal court Feb. More...

Area man pleads guilty to corruption of minors

A 19-year-old Huntingdon man was sentenced to 2.5 years to five years in a state correctional institution on criminal trespassing charges Feb. 1 during criminal court.  More...

Police Log

Scattering rubbish   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone put 30 bags of garbage along Hogan Road without permission between 11 a.m. Jan. 28 and 11 a.m. Jan. 29.  Missing person   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 5   ALEXANDRIA FIRE CO.  . The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Westmont denies Bearcats third straight title

Three turned out not to be a charm for the Huntingdon wrestling team Saturday at Tyrone. More...

Schedule change

With Huntingdon wrestling hosting Greenville this evening, the boys’ basketball games with Central Mountain have been postponed and reset for Friday, Feb. More...

Vikings’ late push beats Tussey 49-30

After a loss in the District 5-AA team duals Thursday, Tussey Mountain went to Glendale Saturday, a team that made the District Six dual quarterfinals. The Vikings pulled away late for a 49-30 win.  The Titans (10-12) won three matches by fall. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 71

Members of Boy Scout Troop 71, front row, from the left, Evan Herrington, Hoyt Herrington; back row, Joey Barnish, Trey Bennett, Ryan Bennett and Dalton Bennett, competed in the 47th annual Klondike More...

Cybersecurity a growing field

(NAPS)—The United States has experienced a constant uptick in personal and business data breaches in recent years, according to a report by Symantec.1 Consequently, companies are increasing cybersecurity spending, which is expected to grow to n More...

Student News

Local students named to fall dean’s list   Lock Haven University has released the list of students who earned dean’s list honors during the fall 2017 semester.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Sick of online pop-up ads

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about pop-up ads and banners on computers: More...

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