February 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton club’s building project progressing

Work is about 75 percent complete on the renovations of a former Saxton A&P and Riverside store building which will become the new home of the Saxton Sportsmen’s (Club) Association. More...

Local News

Crews respond to one-vehicle crash

Fire and rescue personnel from the Saxton and Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) volunteer fire companies responded to a one-vehicle crash along Broad Top Mountain Road (Route 913) in the More...

Police Log

DUI   BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO. — State police at Bedford received a report of a motor vehicle crash on Sandy Run Road at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 30. More...

Saxton deputy fire chief named Firefighter of the Year

The Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. honored deputy fire chief Heidi O’Neal, with its coveted Firefighter of the Year Award during ceremonies Saturday evening at Saxton. She was similarly honored with the award in 2007.  More...

Local Sports

Penn State handles Iowa 28-13

College Wrestling:

The Penn State Nittany Lions (13-0, 9-0 B1G), wrestling without top-ranked Jason Nolf at 157, rolled over visiting Iowa (11-3, 6-3 B1G) in front of nearly 16,000 fans in the sold out Bryce Jordan Center.  More...

Harbor Creek stops Huntingdon 44-16

PIAA Class AA Duals:

Huntingdon’s dual meet season came to an end Saturday morning at Hershey’s Giant Center with a 44-16 loss to District 10 runnerup Harbor Creek. The match was a consolation quarterfinal at the PIAA Class AA Dual Championship. More...

Moravian surges past Eagles for 96-84 win

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team suffered a tough 96-84 loss at Moravian, Saturday afternoon at Johnston Hall.  More...

People/Pastimes

Student News

Juniata College confers degrees   Thirty-seven seniors were awarded bachelor of science and Bachelor of Arts degrees Dec. More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Adam Dimm, Rotarian and CEO of J.C. Blair Health System Inc., gave an enlightening presentation on where J.C. Blair has been and where it is going during the Jan. More...

Finding hobbies to suit different personality types

Hobbies can provide a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Finding the right hobby requires the consideration of a host of factors, including one’s own personality. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 1:11 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018: More...

Woman to seek 78th district seat

For many years, the state House of Representatives’ 78th Legislative District and Saxton were synonymous since the area was once covered by the late Dick L. Hess, a native of Saxton.  More...

Local dog owners discuss road to Westminster show

The best athletes in the world may be competing in South Korea, but today marks the beginning of an event that showcases the nation’s most outstanding canines, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  Since 1877, the owners of those dogs bes More...

County man charged in animal abuse case

An Alexandria man will face a felony III aggravated cruelty to animals charge stemming from events occurring Feb. 7. Brian M. Campbell, 26, is currently confined to the Huntingdon County Jail after being unable to post $75,000 cash bail. More...

General News

How an iconic photo showed toll of Vietnam War to America

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Dallas Brown can still see the bullets coming for him 50 years later, smacking into the dirt at his feet as north Vietnamese soldiers fired on his platoon during an ambush deep in the jungle. More...

Florida bill would let bullied students go to private school

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — From third to fifth grade, Alyson Hochstedler says bullies slammed her son into lockers and punched him. One threatened to stab him. More...

Unfinished Vegas casino-resort to open in 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 12 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions pull away from Illini 74-52

Men’s Basketball:

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Over the past several years, Penn State hasn’t made a lot of noise in the Big Ten. More...

Crosby scores 400th goal in Pens’ win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the St. Louis Blues for a 4-1 victory on Sunday. More...

Canadians win team gold

Olympic Roundup:

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Hosting too many guests for holidays

Dear Annie: Though the holidays are behind us, I’m left with some lingering resentment. My problem is that we host too many guests. I married into a family of seven. More...

Hints from Heloise

Bettering people’s lives

Dear Readers; Today’s SOUND ON is about nursing homes. — Heloise  More...

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