February 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Debris accumulates in waterways

Debris fields in local waterways, built by the cycle of flooding, freezing and thawing have grown considerably in recent weeks as branches and even entire trees are caught up in the current. More...

Hospital beneficiary of Pink Zone funds

Tip-off for the annual Lady Lion Play4Kay Game, which benefits the Pennsylvania Pink Zone, will begin at noon Sunday, Feb. 25, and J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital once again will be one of the beneficiaries of monies raised at the game. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Olivia Miller  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Clay township fire ruled accidental

The cause of a spectacular fire that destroyed a Clay Township dwelling separated into three individual apartments early Feb. 20 has been ruled accidental. More...

Defendants plead guilty in criminal court

Seven defendants entered guilty pleas before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz Thursday during criminal court, including a defendant who was caught inhaling compressed air. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Southwest Class AA Regional Tournament:

Six from area advance to semifinal bouts

Southwest Regional-AA wrestling action saw some pretty good results for area wrestlers Friday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana. More...

District 5-2A Girls’ Semifinal:

Tussey surprises North Star 52-36

Tussey Mountain overcame a slow start to Friday evening’s District Five Girls Class 2A semifinal at North Star to punch its ticket to the program’s seventh championship game appearance under head coach Todd Gates’ 12-year tenure. More...

Women’s Lacrosse:

JC set to launch inaugural season

Spring is a time for things to take root, grow, and be introduced to the greater community. More...

People/Pastimes

Elco retirees to hold monthly breakfast

Elco retirees are invited to attend the second monthly breakfast of the year, during a very rainy month so far. The breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Donna’s Restaurant located in the Mat Plaza, Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasion

Feb. 24, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to World War II United States Navy veteran Norman “Nork” Quinn of 2740 Warm Springs Ave., Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 93rd birthday, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. More...

School News

Students named to dean’s list at Juniata College

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. More...

Huntingdon woman honored for achievement

Katherine Thurston-Griswold, a resident of Huntingdon, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at The College of Wooster. More...

Warriors Mark woman bestowed with legacy status

The Bob Jones University Alumni Association recently recognized Erin Kilian, a sophomore humanities major from Warriors Mark, as a legacy student.  Each year the BJU Alumni Association is pleased to recognize second, third and fourth generation More...

Annie's Mailbox

Hope for people with eating disorders

Dear Annie: I want your readers who think they may have an eating disorder to know that they are not alone and that their condition is treatable. I am living proof!  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 26, 2018:  More...

Flood watches issued for area

There is plenty of rain in the forecast for the weekend, bringing flooding concerns to regions where the ground is already saturated from snow thaw and previous precipitation. On the bright side, at least there is no snow expected. More...

Experts offer tips to report threats

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last week, the number of gun threats at schools across the region has escalated. Several of those threats have involved social media, including a few in Huntingdon County. More...

Residents urged to protect against scams

Phone scams seem to be a dime a dozen these days for county residents, but there is information and resources out there to protect against such scams. More...

World  Free Access 

Russia’s Oscar hopeful gains attention as US ties worsen

MOSCOW (AP) — For the second time in four years, Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev is on the shortlist for a foreign-film Oscar, this time for “Loveless,” a grueling examination of adults’ misguided search for satisfaction a More...

‘Lost Tapes’ series examines Malcolm X

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Malcolm X was reviled and adored during his lifetime thanks to his views of black nationalism and “by any means necessary” approach to battle racial discrimination.  More...

General News

Probiotic can relieve breast-fed colicky babies

Dear Doctor: When our first son was born, we almost lost our minds as we rode out his bouts of colic. Our second son is due this spring and the idea of dealing with colic again already has me panicking. More...

School shooting: ‘Abject breakdown at all levels’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens make moves in 6-1 win over ’Canes

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Celtics top Pistons 110-98

DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Theis did his part to add to Germany’s big day.  The Boston rookie scored a career-high 19 points to lift the Celtics to a 110-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. More...

Buckeyes edge Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ohio State guard C.J. Jackson relied on sheer instincts Friday night.  Instead of going with the Buckeyes’ designed final play, he changed it on the fly.  More...

Religion News

Young organ players bring new blood to aging field

Ben Garst was quite young when the organ first piqued his interest.  The 15-year-old grew up with the powerful notes of the instrument accompanying the Catholic liturgies that he and his family would attend each weekend. More...

College denies nixing hiring due to heritage

An attorney for a private Baptist college in Louisiana and the school’s president disputes a lawsuit’s claims that they refused to hire an applicant for a football coaching job because of his Jewish heritage.  More...

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Community ham dinner   More...

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