February 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HAHS seniors talk flex course, MCL

Junior and senior honor students at Huntingdon Area High School are discussing the “flexibility” of a new course to be offered to select honors government students.  More...

Family fun night to be held at HCC

Elementary roller skating nights at the Huntingdon Community Center are always a draw for local kids, but this year, organizers want to make the event bigger with a family fund night event. More...

General News

In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz jumped out of the Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. More...

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Local Sports

District 5-AA Wrestling:

Villa leads Titans into postseason

Junior Brady Villa (126), a two-time place winner and the second seed, will lead nine Tussey Mountain wrestlers into Saturday’s District 5-AA Tournament at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center.  All nine Tussey entries are seeded among the top More...

District 5-AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the advance pairings for the District 5-AA Wrestling Tournament at Pitt-Johnstown Saturday. Pairings are listed in order of brackets. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Titans come back to beat Bearcats

Huntingdon jumped out to a seven-point lead within the first two minutes of Thursday evening’s home non-league contest with Tussey Mountain. More...

People/Pastimes

Library to host open house event

The Huntingdon County Library Board of Trustees will host a meet and greet with new director Lisa Erickson from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Business leader receives award from LJRA

Mike Grimm, CEO of the American Eagle Paper Co. in Tyrone was the recipient of the first “Friend of the River Award” presented by the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA).  More...

Births

Adam and Kristen Scalia of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of twin sons, Cohen Lee Scalia and Kaid Miles Scalia, Feb. 9, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Home cleaners  It is quite popular to make cleaning products. I like to use vinegar and water to clean my kitchen countertops. I have found that spray bottles from beauty supply stores are durable and available in a variety of sizes. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Blues after retirement

Dear Annie: I am a 67-year-old man who has extreme seller’s remorse and have slipped into depression from selling my business two years ago. The reason I am writing is to caution the 10,000 baby boomers a day who are turning 65. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018: More...

Prepared to fight crisis

County first responders supplied with free Narcan kits

First responders from throughout the county gathered at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center Thursday to receive supplies of naloxone, also known by its brand name, Narcan. More...

Planners review new shelter project

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission praised the engineer behind plans for construction at the Huntingdon County Humane Society, which were reviewed during the monthly meeting Thursday night. More...

Residents encouraged to watch for falcons

With the successes observed in restoring populations of osprey and bald eagles to their original local habitats, naturalists around the state are hoping for similar re-establishment of the Peregrine falcon. More...

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Local News

Child endangerment cases waived, continued in court

A Huntingdon woman and Shirleysburg man facing child endangerment charges in two separate incidents appeared in central court Wednesday for their preliminary hearings.  Elizabeth M. Holland, 27 and David B. More...

New water feed tank needed in Saxton

Saxton Borough Council learned Monday evening it was necessary to order a new water feed tank for its water treatment plant. The 390-gallon tank cost $10,300.  More...

Area brief

PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Presidents Day   PennDOT has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 16   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Lions knock off Buckeyes again

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Men’s hockey beats Slovakia

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen.  The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women’s Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many day More...

Women’s Basketball:

Bulldogs win piece of SEC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. More...

Press Club

CHAMP event will be hosted at Southern

Southern Huntingdon High School is eagerly preparing to welcome Huntingdon County school districts to this year’s CHAMP Dance Marathon scheduled for Feb. 23-24.  More...

Two media veterans welcomed at New Day

Over the last several months, two new faculty members were hired at New Day Charter School with media experience.  New Day principal Joshua Hicks said that the two new faculty members, English teacher Nathan Thompson and online programs outreach More...

Prom fashion show to be hosted at Juniata Valley

Still on the hunt for a prom dress? Worried about the cost of dresses? Have any old prom dresses just sitting around in the closet collecting dust? Interested in trying to sell or rent-out an old prom dress? More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Watch for ‘combosquatting’ sites

Dear Heloise: There is a new computer/cellphone attack to be leery of called “COMBOSQUATTING.”  More...

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