March 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners review six-county plan

A preview of the landmark six-county comprehensive plan known as “Alleghenies Ahead” was provided to members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission at their monthly meeting Thursday night. More...

Sunshine Week highlights public access laws

The skies above may have been overcast in recent days, but this week has been a time to educate the public and raise awareness with the observance of Sunshine Week.  The Pennsylvania News- Media Association utilizes Sunshine Week as an opportuni More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 16   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Playoff sites and times

A pair of area scholastic basketball team will continue their quest for PIAA titles in quarterfinal games this weekend.  District 6-4A boys’ champion Huntingdon (23-2) will take on District Seven runenrup Quaker Valley (25-1) at 7:30 p.m. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

Buffalo and Loyola-Chicago get first-day upsets

Results from the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday: EAST REGION Alabama 86, Virginia Tech 83 More...

NCAA Wrestling:

Ohio State has early lead

CLEVELAND (AP) — When Kyle Snyder stepped into Ohio State’s wrestling room last summer, the reigning Olympic champion took a mental note.  This team, buoyed by a handful of former national champions and invigorated by a pair of talen More...

Stenson owns early lead at Bay Hill

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Press Club

STEM project at SHC has real-world applications

Four letters that could change lives forever have captured the attention of five Southern Huntingdon County High School students. More...

New Day students are rookies at CHAMP

It’s officially two weeks after New Day Charter School’s first year of attending CHAMP. More...

JVHS art students compete in shoe design competition

Each year, the Vans shoe manufacturing company selects only 500 schools in the entire nation to compete in their annual Custom Culture Contest, a competition where art students design their own unique pair of shoes.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Poor folks milk bath  Royalty used to bathe in milk for more beautiful skin. Here’s a great substitute for us poor folks. Add two cups of dry milk to your warm bath water and soak. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Frustrated with roommate’s wasting of water

Dear Annie: My roommate has an annoying habit. Every time he uses the bathroom, he keeps the water running. We live in a drought-ridden area, and I don’t want to think about the amount of water he wastes each day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 17, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Trial extends to second day

Originally scheduled for one day, the trial for 21-yearold Damian C. Metz, Saxton, continued into a second day this morning. More...

Safety presentation given at HASD

Members of local law enforcement agencies, community members, parents and Huntingdon Area School Board members and district administrators gathered in the auditorium of Huntingdon Area High School Thursday night for a presentation on emergency operat More...

Church burglary cases still being investigated

Though an arrest has been made and charges have been filed in one of the church burglaries that took place in Huntingdon County in late December and early January, police are still investigating the other burglaries.  More...

Local News

Community hike series launches Saturday

The promise of spring and a chance to enjoy some greenery in the great outdoors awaits participants in the first of the year’s community hikes Saturday, March 17.  Hosted by the Standing Stone Trail Club (SSTC), the group will meet at 10 a More...

Police Log

Indecent assault   NEWTON HAMILTON BORO., MIFFLIN CO. — State police at Lewistown investigated a report of indecent assault on Church Street March 1-7. Police report the allegation turned out to be false. The investigation continues. More...

News of Yesteryear

Mill Creek fire leaves 18 people homeless

75 Years Ago  A fire that left 18 persons homeless and caused damage estimated at $15,000 last evening destroyed two double frame houses in the heart of Mill Creek Borough. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone VFW Post 1754

Members of the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, held a fundraiser for the Huntingdon Area High School Baseball Booster Club March 3. More...

Five ways to alleviate stress

Stress affects everyone at some point in their lives and does not discriminate based on gender, nationality, ethnicity, economic status, or age. More...

A wholesome, hearty dish to take the chill off

As winter chills settle in, one way to warm up from the inside-out is with family meals centered around a delicious bowl of comfort food like pasta, soups and stews.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Wrap hotel room remote

Dear Heloise: You never know who has touched the TV REMOTE in a hotel/motel room, so I take the sanitary wrap from the drinking glasses, turn it inside out and use it to cover the remote for the TV when we travel. — Judy T., St. Paul, Minn. More...

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