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Leaders continue to fight opioid use

Broad Top area residents and others concerned with the area’s opioid use and abuse problem took one more step Thursday evening toward learning about ways to combat the ongoing problem. More...

Police address school safety concerns

Two members of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) took to social media to address the public via a Facebook Live video Thursday afternoon, addressing school safety issues and current PSP proactive measures. More...

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Area brief

Calvary Christian Academy Visitors’ Day set

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Calvary Christian Academy cordially invites the public to Visitors’ Day for prospective students and their parents. The academy’s doors will be open to visitors from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14.  More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a report of a disorderly conduct at New Day Charter School at 9:14 a.m. Feb. 14 involving two students. The investigation is ongoing.  Harassment   More...

News of Yesteryear

Aughwick Mills bridge bid awarded to Gettysburg firm

75 Years Ago  The American Red Cross today faces the second year of United States’ participation in the knowledge that its vast resources have withstood the rigid tests of wartime in the months since Pearl Harbor.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Colon still throwing strikes

Bartolo Colon could always throw strikes. Two months shy of turning 45, he still can.  Colon filled up the strike zone Thursday in his spring training debut for Texas, a two-inning start against San Diego.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Virginia edges Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — De’Andre Hunter’s 3-pointer as time expired gave No. More...

Oosthuizen leads by one in WGC event in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two of the European Tour’s hottest players brought their best golf to their first World Golf Championship.  More...

Press Club

MUAHS students reflect on success of CHAMP

Too often in our society individuals are overlooked in favor of the whole, when in reality, helping one person could mean the prosperity of all. More...

Community gathers to donate blood at SHC

If you were able to help people, even save lives, with one selfless act, would you do it?  More...

FFA Week celebrated at Juniata Valley High School

Agriculture is a big part of Huntingdon County, especially at Juniata Valley High School. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Love mashed potatoes  If you love real mashed potatoes, those flakes just don’t cut it, but it takes time to make the real thing. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Toxic mother-in-law

Dear Annie: I’m at my wits’ end. Yesterday my mother in-law, “Alice,” called my husband, “Gavin,” to complain about how I am not nice to her and how she is tired of being pushed around. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 3, 2018:  More...

CEO recused from search

Hospital leaders further search for health system partner

In an effort to listen to community concerns regarding the search for a larger health system to partner with J.C. More...

Area Democrats rally for signatures

Members of the Democratic Party had an opportunity to meet candidates for state and federal offices and circulate petitions at the Stone Church of Brethren at an event sponsored by the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee Thursday evening. More...

Fuel fund donation aids Salvation Army

During a cold Pennsylvania winter, heat is something most take for granted, but the ugly truth is there are too many Huntingdon County residents for whom warmth is not a certainty. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 1   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 6-1A Consolation:

Vikings end Hornets’ season

Juniata Valley came into this season with some high expectations, and the opportunity to realize those goals was still in play at Hollidaysburg Area High School Thursday in a District 6-A consolation game against Blacklick Valley.  More...

Big Ten Men’s Tournament:

Nittany Lions claw Wildcats

NEW YORK (AP) — With the game on the line and quite possibly a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Tony Carr didn’t hesitate to put Penn State on his back.  More...

Steele rolls first 300 game

Hunter Steele, a 25-yearold right hander rolled the first 300 game of his career Thursday night at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  Steele started his night with a 202 and a 218 before his 300 for a 720 series.  Steele started bowling in the Bu More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Michael Robert Gibbs, 10834 Henderson Overlook Road, Huntingdon, and Angela Marie Hitchens, also of Huntingdon.   More...

Beat winter blues with a little help from vitamin D

Staying indoors and wrapping up in a blanket is one way to avoid winter’s frigid weather, but less exposure to the sun can also put you at risk of a vitamin D deficiency. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Electronics on the fly

Dear Heloise: Over the past 12 years, I’ve worked in airport security and have seen many people who lost or ruined their computers, so I have a few suggestions to help passengers protect their laptops and other ELECTRONIC DEVICES:  Never p More...

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