March 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Giant’s Beer and Wine Eatery now open

People shopping at Giant at the Lake Raystown Shopping Center in Smithfield Township may have noticed a new addition on the shelves — beer.   More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nathan Frederick Weaver  Date of Birth: Aug. 27, 1984  Age: 33 years old  Height: 6 feet, 1 inch  Weight: 240 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Alexandria  More...

Solicitor presents ordinance amendments to Penn supervisors

Penn Township Supervisors met Tuesday discuss ordinances that have been amended, but are not yet in place, during their monthly meeting Tuesday.  Township solicitor Larry Lashinsky presented the proposed amendments to the subdivision ordinance a More...

Saxton leaders open water line project bids

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening opened four bids received for its Norris Street water line improvement project. It also learned the replacement of a feed tank at its water treatment plant is nearly complete.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 17   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 

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

Marshall knocks off Wichita State; Purdue wins

EAST REGION  Purdue 74, Cal State Fullerton 48  DETROIT (AP) — Purdue center Isaac Haas broke his right elbow during a win over Cal State Fullerton and will miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament.  More...

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament:

Top seeds get through opening day matchups

LEXINGTON REGION Louisville 74, Boise State 42 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kylee Shook had 14 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead Louisville to a blowout of Boise State. More...

Truax claims pole for race at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. More...

Religion News

Local churches to host Holy Week services

15th Street United Methodist Church — The 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon will host the Huntingdon Area Middle School Jazz Band, which will perform at 6:30 p.m. More...

Special events, services

Hunters’ night   More...

Annie's Mailbox

A different addiction

Dear Annie: As hard as it is for me to talk about this, my problem is that I suffer from addiction. I envy alcoholics, drug addicts and smokers because they have access to medications to help them stop. But that is not the case for me. More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries if born before 9:07 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 19, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Man found guilty on assault count

After what was a grueling eight-hour court session Thursday, members of the court, jury and representing counsel reconvened Friday morning to continue the trial of 21-yearold Damian C. More...

‘It’s On Us’ funds awarded locally

Juniata College was named as one of 39 institutions across Pennsylvania to receive grant monies to fund initiatives designed to combat sexual assault on college campuses.  More...

Longtime 911 dispatcher retires

A familiar voice over the airwaves for first responders in Huntingdon County made his last broadcast as a full- time dispatcher at the Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch Center Friday.  More...

After-school program begins in Alexandria

A new after-school program will begin Monday, March 19, at the Scout House on Shelton Avenue in Alexandria.  The program will be held from 3-5 p.m. More...

General News

Man charged with attempted murder in attack on Afghan

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Mohammed Fawad Mohammadi survived the war in his native Afghanistan, where he served as an interpreter for U.S. More...

Fading wolf population to be restored at Lake Superior park

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. More...

US demands proof steel is safe in nuke plant

SPOKANE, Wash. More...

Local Sports

PIAA Swimming:

Bearcat athletes have good times, but don’t advance

Huntingdon’s swimmers came through with their second fastest times of the season in their respective events during Friday’s opening day of the PIAA State Swimming Championships inside Kinney Natatorium on the campus of Bucknell University More...

PIAA Class 4A Quarterfinal:

Quaker Valley ends Bearcats’ season 89-53

An outstanding season came to an end Friday night when Huntingdon’s boys lost an 89-53 decision to Quaker Valley in a PIAA Class 4A quarterfinal game at Johnstown High School.  Danny Conlan scored 26 points and Coletrane Washington 24 to l More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Rachel Deihl of Alexandria, who will celebrate her 97th birthday today, Saturday, March 17, 2018, St. Patrick’s Day. Rachel is the mother of two sons, Dick of Alexandria and Jim of Altoona. More...

Foods that pets should never eat

Nutritious diets are essential to long-term pet health. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Levi Kenneth Shoemaker, who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, March 17, 2018. His proud parents are Brandon and Tia Shoemaker of Orbisonia. Levi will welcome a younger sibling in June. More...

Games

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Cleaning position open

for commercial accounts, 12 to 15 hrs. per week. Exp. needed and refs. Call 814-599-6404. Huntingdon Area   More...

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