February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon man honored for service

A Huntingdon man has been honored as Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful’s Volunteer of the Year in recognition for his tireless dedication to improving the environment. More...

Cold front to bring steady rain tonight

Steady rain will follow milder temperatures today before a cold front comes through the area Friday afternoon. More...

General News

Milk banks offer moms safely pasteurized milk

Dear Doctor: After the hurricane in Houston, a lot of moms donated their breast milk to help the babies. Is that safe?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 15   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

District Six Basketball Pairings:

Bearcat, Hornet boys seeded first

Both the Huntingdon boys and the Juniata Valley boys have earned the top seed in their respective classes, while the Green Hornet girls are a second seed and will lead a group of five area basketball teams into the postseason when the District Six Ba More...

2017-18 District Basketball Pairings

Here are the pairings for the District Six Basketball Championship Tournament for boys and girls in all six classifications. Games are listed in order of brackets with seeds in parentheses along with average ranking points. All games are at 7 p.m. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Titans top Pirates; Rams down Rockets

Tussey Mountain  Playing short-handed, Tussey Mountain dug deep at Williamsburg and turned in a very good team game to pick up a win. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 9.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  School district officials need to consider later school start times for teens, Jan. More...

Op-Ed

State misses big opportunity to help small businesses

exists — and to finally make it work for our governments and our business owners!  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

FFA members seek donations for annual consignment auction

The Blue Juniata FFA Chapter at Juniata Valley High School will hold its sixth annual farm consignment auction Saturday, March 17. The auction will be begin at 9 a.m. at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Small fruit, vegetable, greenhouse pesticide updates to be held

Area famers and growers looking for an opportunity to earn credits towards pesticide recertification in Pennsylvania may want to consider attending one or all of the following “free” industry sponsored pesticide update sessions that are b More...

ServSafe® training to be offered in Huntingdon

The state Department of Agriculture requires “the person in charge” in a food service operation to hold a nationally recognized food protection certificate such as ServSafe®. More...

NASCAR

DAYTONA

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Keselowski’s win  Brad Keselowski had a Daytona win on his resume (2016 Coke Zero 400) but had never won any event during Speedweeks. His victory in the Advance Auto Parts Clash Sunday was a big relief for the 34-year-old driver. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. One and only   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves   More...

Shooting sparks anxiety for kids

Following the news of yet another tragedy in yet another school, people around the nation are left reeling, asking unanswered questions as to what went wrong and what could have been done. More...

SHCSB members discuss programs

Southern Huntingdon County School Board members opened their workshop meeting Wednesday night with a moment of silence for the victims involved in the shooting at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, earlier in the day. More...

Mill Creek area diner reopens for business

People driving by Nick’s Diner on Route 22 in Henderson Township may get a pleasant surprise when they see the restaurant once again open for business. As of Feb. More...

Local News

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week celebrated at hospital

Join J.C. Blair Hospital during National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 11-17, in celebrating the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. J.C. More...

Defendants waive, continue felony charges

Three high profile cases with defendants facing felony charges waived or continued their case during central court Wednesday, furthering their case through the court system. More...

Police Log

Drug possession   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s Basketball:

Texas beats Texas Tech

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Brooke McCarty and Joyner Holmes scored 13 points apiece to help No. 6 Texas beat Texas Tech 87-72 on Wednesday night.  Five Longhorns reached double figures as they beat Tech for the 10th straight time. More...

Shiffrin rallies on final run to win slalom gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing.  American Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated by using a hardcharging final run to win the women’s giant slalom Thursday. More...

Women’s Hockey:

Canadians edge US 2-1 in physical game

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Americans and Canadians pushed, shoved and grabbed each other, sometimes from behind, sometimes mask to mask, and bodies were crashing to the ice repeatedly in front of the net.  All of this with no medal More...

People/Pastimes

Two students place in state essay contest

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Pennsylvania Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen awards and prize money were presented to two area students recently.  The winners were announced at a banquet Jan. More...

Library to host Engineering Day

The Huntingdon County Library will host an Engineering Day to celebrate National Engineers Week from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Moose Family Center No. 223

The members of Huntingdon Moose Family Center No. 223 continue supporting the Huntingdon Community and surrounding areas. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Daughter-in-law takes our leftovers

Dear Annie: I have had this issue with a certain family member, and I am hoping you can advise me on what to do. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Feb. 16, 2018:  More...

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