February 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Midweek temps could reach 70s

After the county received at least 3-6 inches of snow Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, people may feel like they’re getting whiplash as temperatures could reach record highs for mid-February by the middle of this week. More...

Blaze destroys camper, home

Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a working dwelling fire at Happy Trials Campground at 13682 Upper Corners Road in Penn Township just before noon Sunday. More...

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Judge hears assault cases

A 70-year-old Huntingdon man plans to enter a guilty plea to felony aggravated indecent assault of a child charges pending his attorney’s review of his case. More...

Crews respond to Morris Twp. crash

Volunteers from Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. and Juniata Valley Ambulance assisted state police at Huntingdon at the scene of a two-vehicle crash just after 12:30 p.m. More...

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Purdue surges to 76-73 win over Penn State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — After a rough 10-day stretch, sixth-ranked Purdue rediscovered the joy of a wellplayed game. More...

Dillon takes No. 3 to Victory Lane

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.  More...

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Annie's Mailbox

That ain’t good English

Dear Annie: I have been attending a local church for about a year, and although I am very shy, I have come to care a great deal about some of the people, especially my pastors. More...

Hints from Heloise

Need to read to children

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about people who don’t read to their children or encourage their children to read. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

County resident dies in accident

A Spruce Creek man tragically lost his life in a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident Saturday afternoon while working for PennDOT in Logan Township, Blair County. More...

New Alexandria librarian welcomed

A new era has begun at the Alexandria Memorial Library, as two longtime librarians have retired, and a longtime resident has joined the ranks as full-time librarian. More...

Mother, son left homeless in fire

A Saxton mother and son escaped serious injury early Saturday as a fire ripped through their mobile home at 805 Branch St. in Saxton Borough. The fire broke out shortly after 6 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 19 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...

Local Sports

Trojans Boozel, Todaro and Hockenberry win titles

13 from area advance to Southwest AA Regional

Once again, Huntingdon and Mount Union went to work at the District 6-AA wrestling championships to see who could come away with the most place winners and regional qualifiers. More...

Penn State blanks Buffalo 55-0 in finale

The Penn State Nittany Lions (14-0) closed out their third straight unbeaten dual meet season by pinning a 55-0 shutout on Buffalo in sold out Rec Hall. More...

Gainers’ B Team wins AMGL

HCC Gymnastics

The Huntingdon Community Center Gainers competed in the Allegheny Mountain Gymnastics League championship meet held at Garver YMCA.  The four teams making up the AMGL are HCC, Garver YMCA, Lock Haven YMCA and Hollidaysburg YMCA.  The HCC B More...

People/Pastimes

Have fun and enhance learning

According to the United States Department of Commerce, 65 percent of jobs for kids today don’t exist yet, which is why it’s important for them to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as those occu More...

Keys to becoming an elite athlete

(Family Features) When it comes to becoming an elite athlete, there are differing opinions on what it takes to win gold. Sports analysts and commentators often reference sprint times, body weight, height or age as differentiating factors, but Dr. More...

Six tips to help manage screen time

(NAPS)—If any of the nearly 51 million schoolchildren in America today is someone you care about, you may find this information on kids and the internet quite intriguing. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries if born before 2:13 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018: More...

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