March 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials mark library’s anniversary

Area dignitaries joined Saxton Community Library officials Saturday during an open house to mark the library’s 50th anniversary. More...

PRIDE Wing-Off still growing in 15th year

The 15th annual Huntingdon County PRIDE Wing-Off at the Smithfield Fire Hall was one crowds of participants were eager to sink their teeth into Sunday afternoon. More...

State  Free Access 

Trump: Don’t fall for Democrat Lamb’s moderate talk

MOON TOWNSHIP (AP) — President Donald Trump told western Pennsylvania voters Saturday night that his new tariffs were saving the steel industry and urged them to send a Republican to the House so he can keep delivering those kinds of results. More...

Democrat seeks coal-country help in state House election

WAYNESBURG (AP) — Democrat Conor Lamb went to Pennsylvania’s coal country for help in the final days before the first congressional election of 2018, telling union members Sunday that he won’t forget their support in a close race wi More...

Wolf wants gift ban, no pay for officials in budget standoff

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor wants to ban gifts to all elected state officials and to suspend pay for himself, lawmakers and their top aides when they have not fully enacted a budget by the annual deadline.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

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Tournament not business as usual

The coaches, players and TV announcers waited breathlessly for the reveal, then broke down the snubs, seedings and matchups with the same glee as kids unwrapping gifts under the Christmas tree. More...

People/Pastimes

College of Wooster ensemble to present concert

The highly acclaimed Wooster Chorus, an ensemble of 70 student musicians from The College of Wooster, will perform at Stone Church of the Brethren, 1623 Moore St., Huntingdon, at 7 p.m. More...

Limitless opportunity awaits at Penn College’s open house

Students looking for a meaningful next step in their education should plan a spring road trip to Pennsylvania College of Technology, where leading-edge technology complements a hands-on philosophy that has been a hallmark for more than a century.&nbs More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Rachel Deihl of Alexandria, who will celebrate her 97th birthday Saturday, March 17, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife hanging onto love, for now

Dear Annie: I’m a pretrial detainee, and I’ve been in jail waiting for my day in court for going on three years now. My wife has been patiently awaiting my return. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 13, 2018: More...

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Breaking News - 3/12/2018 3:23 PM

Three charged in death investigation  Free Access 

State police have identified three individuals charged Monday afternoon in relation to the death of 24-year-old Kaci Fisher, who was found deceased along Red Rose Road in Jackson Township March 3.  More...

Area will dodge another storm

County residents who are tired of snow can rejoice once again that the area will miss the third nor’easter to hit the East Coast of the U.S. in two weeks. More...

Owners, tenants pick up after fire

One week after Hair Gallery in Smithfield Township was destroyed by fire, the property owner and tenants of the second floor apartment are picking up the pieces and moving forward as best they can. More...

Dog license initiative designed to educate

March is Dog License Awareness Month in the state and an outreach effort has been launched to advise pet owners that licensing their pups is about much more than simply having a “legal beagle.” More...

Local News

Police Log

Harassment   CARBON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man for a domestic violence incident involving a 27-year-old woman at 12:44 p.m. March 5 at 3649 Broad Top Mountain Road.  More...

Bloodhounds are ‘Heaven Scent’ volunteers

Heaven Scent Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer organization that was founded in 1999 by Dianne and Mike Thees of Tyrone. More...

Judge praises woman for rehab efforts

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic praised the rehabilitation efforts of a 28-year-old Lemoyne woman who was to be sentenced on three drug cases Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Sunday, March 11 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 212 Penn St., Huntingdon. A guest speaker will be featured. More...

Local Sports

Boozel beats McMillen again to capture state gold

Todaro finishes third, Ryan fourth and Fisher fifth

If anyone needs an example of what can happen with hard work, look no further than Mount Union’s Josh Boozel. He set his goals, put the work in, and accomplished what he said he would.  More...

Hornets dominate Terrors 65-28

PIAA Class 1A Girls’ First Round:

Juniata Valley’s run to the PIAA Class 1A championship game last year began with a first-round rout of District Five’s Shanksville inside the Hollidaysburg Senior High School. Fast-forward to a year later and things looked pretty similar. More...

PIAA basketball sites and times

The PIAA has announced sites and times for the second round of basketball playoffs  Only two area teams remain after the first round of the tournament. More...

Hints from Heloise

Return items to proper place

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about grocery-store customers. — Heloise More...

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