March 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Good luck in Hershey, Lady Hornets

Juniata Valley Lady Hornet Taylor Leidy led her fellow players through a line of Juniata Valley Elementary School students and faculty and community members as they boarded the bus this morning for a More...

State  Free Access 

GOP’s congressional stronghold is Democrats’ source of hope

HARRISBURG (AP) — A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November’s mid-term elections. More...

Lawyers accused of ethical lapses in Sandusky investigation

HARRISBURG (AP) — The agency that investigates and prosecutes wrongdoing by Pennsylvania lawyers wants the state Supreme Court to punish Penn State’s former general counsel and a prosecutor who helped convict Jerry Sandusky of child moles More...

Parents convicted of manslaughter in pneumonia death of girl

READING (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl who died of pneumonia have been convicted of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors said they declined to seek medical care for the child on religious grounds.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bulldogs beat UCLA 89-73

NCAA Women’s Basketball:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 23 points and 21 rebounds, Victoria Vivans added 24 points and top-seeded Mississippi State beat relentless UCLA 89-73 on Sunday night to reach its second straight Final Four. More...

Villanova tops Texas Tech 71-59

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

BOSTON (AP) — With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova. More...

Cards rout Beavers 76-43

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Louisville players proudly strutted around the court in championship T-shirts and hats, some adorned with a little piece of the net. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parent educates daughter on effects of underage drinking

Dear Annie: My daughter has grown up in the blink of an eye. It seems as if I was just introducing the ABCs, and now she’s reading Shakespeare in school. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hospital rules for visitors

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about visitors and visiting hours at hospitals. More...

Special Sections

New Little League bat rules adopted

New rules concerning bats were put in place by Little League International at the beginning of the year, enacted before baseball season gets into full swing. More...

College cyclists to organize race  Free Access 

The streets of Huntingdon Borough will be filled with cyclists and fans Saturday, April 7, as participants in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference come to town. More...

SA auxiliary members to aid TMSD students

In an effort to reach out further into the county, the Huntingdon Salvation Army Auxiliary included students in the Tussey Mountain School District in the group’s shoe distribution for public elementary school students last week. More...

Local News

Crews respond to Spruce Creek Twp. crash

Emergency crews navigated treacherous roadway conditions as they responded to a vehicle accident at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Spruce Creek Township.  More...

Senior leaders hear waiver enrollment update

The Citizens Advisory Council of the tri-county Area Agency on Aging (AAA) held its bimonthly meeting at the Hopewell Area Senior Center March 23. More...

Police Log

DUI   LOGAN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a traffic stop was conducted on Petersburg Pike at 1:54 a.m. March 24, and it was determined a 47-year-old Petersburg man was under the influence of alcohol. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 26   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats have 10 named Mountain League all-stars

A total of 12 Huntingdon athletes were honored as Mountain League all-stars at the league’s annual banquet last Monday evening at Tyrone area high school.  More...

Hornets have another date in Chocolatetown

PIAA Class 1A Girls’ Basketball:

The Juniata Valley girls basketball team has done an outstanding job of building on the success of last year’s historic run with an even better performance this season.  More...

Games postponed

Last week’s snow storm is still having an effect on area diamond activity. More...

People/Pastimes

Commonly overlooked tax credits and deductions

With tax season in full swing, take time to consider how to get the most out of your tax return, which includes finding all the credits and deductions available to you. More...

Small changes for better living

A busy schedule doesn’t have to prevent you from taking steps toward a lifestyle that fosters overall well-being. There are many easy, small changes you can make toward better living that can make a noticeable impact. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 27, 2018: More...

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