March 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CareerLink to host job fair Thursday

Local job seekers are encouraged to take part in the spring job fair sponsored by Huntingdon County Career- Link Thursday, March 29, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  Prospective employers, as well as those offering training and educational opportun More...

State  Free Access 

PSU frat video shows pledges being plied with alcohol

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Security video shot in the basement of a Penn State fraternity house the night a pledge was fatally injured during an evening of hazing and drinking was played in court on Monday and shows fraternity members plying pledges wit More...

Wolf proposes improvement to state elections system

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor wants legislation to let people register to vote on the day of elections and loosen the state’s strict rules for absentee ballots.  More...

General News

Enthusiasts of 26th president work to establish library

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory in 1883 to hunt bison, locals saw him as an Eastern tenderfoot with no clue on handling the hardships of frontier life. More...

Air pollution can have health effects on elderly

Dear Doctor: I’m 84 and live in a big city. I try to walk as many places as I can, but I’ve read that air pollution may shorten the lifespan of seniors. Should I stay inside instead?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Women’s Basketball:

UConn rolls to 94-65 rout of Gamecocks

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies are headed back to a familiar spot — the Final Four.  Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. More...

Notre Dame reaches Final Four with win

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Suh signs with Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams, joining All-Pro Aaron Donald on a potentially fearsome defensive front.  More...

People/Pastimes

Easy spring lamb, sides and treats

This Easter holiday, hop into a new tradition and swap your classic ham for savory lamb.  Cooking lamb can be easier than many might think, especially when using a pressure cooker. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nash Walter Coleman, who turns 11 years old today, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He is the son of Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York, and the big brother of Elliott and Tanner.  More...

Healthy Living

Good Nutrition Made Easy For Older Adults

(NAPS)—Roughly 110 million adults in the U.S. are age 50 or older. If you’re one of them or know someone who is, there’s something you need to know: As you age, your nutrition needs change. More...

Ten Tips For Happiness

(NAPS)—Many people find it’s the little things that can provide the most joy in life. Here are some simple steps that can put you on the road to more happiness: 1. Give: Do kind things for others. 2. Relate: Connect with people. More...

Hawaiian Plants For Good Health

(NAPS)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a growing body of scienti.c evidence suggests the air quality within homes and other buildings can be seriously more polluted than outdoor air, even in the largest and mo More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lamenting invitations on social media

Dear Annie: Recently, I missed a large birthday party for a close family member. I was not aware of the party until several weeks later, when other family members asked where I was that day. More...

Special Sections

Legislation will aid grandparents

According to statistics, over 100,000 children in the state are being reared by their grandparents and other relatives, and a big reason for that is the opioid crisis.  More...

HCBI leader reflects on progress

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) executive director Bob Reitman addressed the board’s and partnering organizations’ collective efforts during Monday’s monthly meeting at the J.C. More...

MUASD leaders share training info

Per a request from a concerned parent, Mount Union Area School District’s superintendent talked Monday evening about the steps being taken to boost preparedness for students and staff following last month’s school shooting in Florida.&nbs More...

Caution advised to prevent brush fires

Sunny skies, a breeze in the air and milder temperatures may seem like the ingredients for a perfect spring day, but in reality, all can be contributing factors for brush fires this time of year.   More...

Local News

Find the mystery eggs

The Easter Bunny must not have hid his Easter eggs too hard, as one lucky Mount Union resident guessing yesterday’s location correct just an hour or so after paper delivery. More...

Police Log

Drugs found   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a Mount Union man was arrested for suspicion of DUI and a Mount Union woman was found to be in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia at 7:56 p.m. March 7. More...

News of Yesteryear

Telethon brings $7,000 in first night

75 Years Ago  Mr. and Mrs. Logan Carberry of Marysville, near Saxton, received a telegram last week from the Secretary of War, announcing the death of their son, Tech. Sgt. James L. Carberry, Dec. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 27   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Volleyball:

Bearcats go five sets to beat DuBois 3-2

Huntingdon opened its boys volleyball season on the winning side of the ledger Monday evening, but had to hold off an experienced visiting Dubois squad to pull out a 3-2 victory. Set scores were 25-19, 27-25, 18-25, 19-25 and 15-13.  More...

High School Track:

Trojans split opener with East Juniata

The Mount Union track and field squad got its season under way Monday afternoon in a non-conference home meet with East Juniata. The weather was good for running with temperatures in the middle 40s, blue skies and sunshine. More...

High School Softball:

Bearcats lose 7-2 in season opener

Huntingdon only scored two runs and committed four errors and lost a 7-2 Mountain League decision Monday afternoon at Bellefonte.  It was the season opener for both teams.  Bellefonte took the lead with a single run in the bottom of the fir More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Tax returns should be disclosed, March 21   Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates aren’t required by law to release their tax returns, but candidates for the commonwealth’s highest office hav More...

Op-Eds

SBA helps level playing field for women-owned small businesses

Each March, SBA joins the rest of the nation in celebrating National Women’s History Month by commemorating the historic contributions of women to our country and to our economy. More...

The globalists behind the American empire

For most of 100 years, no candidate for president obtained office without Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) approval. More...

Chatter Box

A fickle Mother Nature

It’s almost hard to believe there was close to a foot of snow on the ground less than a week ago. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:30 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 28, 2018:  More...

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