March 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. brings awareness to eating disorder issues

Over 500,000 Pennsylvania residents are currently struggling with an eating disorder, a mental illness that directly claims the life of one person every 62 minutes. More...

Area businesses among PBC’s Top 100

Every year the Pennsylvania Business Central (PBC) publication selects the top 100 organizations in central Pennsylvania. Out of the 100 businesses selected, nine businesses have their main office or an affiliate office in Huntingdon County.  More...

Jobs

Local News

First lawsuit filed in helicopter crash

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed filed the first wrongful death lawsuit Friday related to last month’s crash.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Harry C. More...

Award-winning throat singer to perform

Juniata College will host Inuit singer Tanya Tagaq along with the music stylings of Jean Martin, a percussionist, and Jesse Zubot, a violinist. They will be performing a commentary with the film, Nanook of the North. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 3   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big Ten Men’s Tournament Quarterfinals:

Third time not a charm for Buckeyes

NEW YORK (AP) — With seventh-seeded Penn State trailing by a point and the clock ticking off the final 10 seconds, almost everyone in Madison Square Garden was waiting for Big Ten Conference leading scorer Tony Carr to launch a game-winning sho More...

Ryan Blaney on Vegas pole

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ryan Blaney claimed the pole Friday night for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Blaney earned his third career pole with a lap at 191.489 mph in his Team Penske Ford, easily outdistancing Kev More...

Kershaw has solid performance in second outing

Clayton Kershaw’s second spring training outing went according to plan, save for one poor throw to first.  More...

Religion News

Songs, heartfelt words start funeral for Billy Graham

The Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral began Friday with a rousing song and heartfelt words from his adult children in the culmination of more than a week of tributes to “America’s Pastor.”  More...

Celebrating faith and history

The Rev. Sylvia Morris, second from the right, was recognized at the annual black history program held Feb. 25 at Bethel AME Church, Mount Union, where she served as the guest speaker. More...

Special music

The members of the trio, D.M.S., from the left, Melissa Beale, Sharon Burks and Darlene Weaverling, will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Allensville Community Church. More...

Special Sections

Senate hearing addresses safety

In light of recent events regarding school shootings and the safety of students, the state Senate Education Committee held a public hearing Friday morning in Harrisburg to address the complexities of the issue.  More...

Annual Girl Scout cookie sales evoke fan following

The scenario happens the same way nearly every February.  It’s gray, cold and dreary, but then, a ray of hope in the form of stacks of brightly-colored boxes beckons from a booth staffed by sweetly smiling scouts selling even sweeter treat More...

State  Free Access 

No planned dress code for Time’s Up at Oscars

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The organizers of Time’s Up say the movement to eradicate discrimination in the workplace will have a presence at Sunday’s Oscar show, but there are no plans for a red-carpet dress code.  More...

Weinstein Co. revives sale deal, staving off bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. More...

General News

‘Raw water’ movement is misguided

Dear Doctor: My daughter has been talking about the merits of “raw water” — and the perils of regular tap water. Could it be that people are really drinking non-sterilized or treated water? Isn’t that dangerous?  More...

Local Sports

NCAA Division III Women’s Tourney:

Eagles get past Piedmont in opener

The Juniata women’s basketball team used suffocating first half defense to edge Piedmont, 63-52, Friday evening at Thomas More in the Connor Center.  More...

District Six Class AA Swimming:

Bearcats qualify eight for states... so far

Huntingdon junior Haley Goldstone won her third consecutive gold medal in the 50-yard freestyle Friday afternoon at the annual District Six Class AA Swimming Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatorium.  More...

ECAC Division III Quarterfinal:

Neumann eliminates Juniata 65-58

The Juniata men’s basketball record-breaking season came to an end in the ECAC Quarterfinal against Neumann, 65-58, Friday afternoon at Wilkes University.  More...

People/Pastimes

Take steps for winter wellness

When cold winds blow, it’s essential to take extra steps to protect your health. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 10! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Brower, who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, March 3, 2018. His proud parents are Chad and Jessica (Davis) Brower of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGIT S! Happy birthday wishes go out to Joshua Daniel Zaleski, who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, March 3, 2018. His proud parents are Ron Jr. and Kelly Zaleski of Huntingdon.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tired of waiting for thank-you notes

Dear Annie: When did it become OK to not send thank you notes for wedding and shower gifts? A close relative got married in September, and I have yet to get a reply for the wedding gift or shower gift. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra if born before 8:29 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 5, 2018:  More...

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