March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

First spring birds are not only robins

The “red, red robin” may come “bob, bob, bobbin’ along,” but it may not, in fact, be the most reliable herald of the approach of spring weather.  More...

Local News

Find the mystery eggs

The Easter Bunny must have hid his Easter eggs too hard, as no one called Tuesday to correctly identify the location of Tuesday’s eggs. The eggs made a stop at the Huntingdon Community Center. More...

Criminal court cases continued

The first of two criminal court days for this week resulted in continuances for all three cases that were listed before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz. More...

Police Log

Theft

WALKER TWP. — An 87-year-old woman reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone stole a street sign she paid for on Fox Run Road between March 23-26.   More...

Business News

CBT Bank employees move into significant new roles with Riverview Bank

Five CBT Bank employees were recently appointed to expanded senior level roles within Riverview Bank and its operating divisions, CBT Bank and Citizens Neighborhood Bank. All five are located at the bank’s main office on North Second St. More...

Facebook stocks sink as outrage swells

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg might want to delete the last ten days from his timeline and everyone else’s. More...

Cisco Systems gives $50M to combat homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Internet gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. More...

Local Sports

Disappointment!

Drakes rally to beat Hornets 51-46 in OT

Juniata Valley senior guard Sydney Reed has buried opponents with her three-point shooting skills over her career and when she sank back-to-back treys midway through the fourth quarter of Tuesday afternoon’s PIAA Girls Class 1A championship gam More...

Games postponed

The addition of rain to the weather mix Tuesday has further complicated the lives of area high school athletic directors.  Tuesday’s limited schedule of outdoor events was completely washed out.  Huntingdon’s baseball game at Be More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Richard Cox of Cass Township was the first to correctly guess the location of the March 21 photo of the missile on display outside of the Madden-Winnick American Legion Post 518, Rockhill, with Bill More...

Service Personnel News

MUAHS grad completes basic training

United States Air Force Airman Gage D. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ethan James Jefferis, who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He is the son of Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Delicious recipes that last

Dear Heloise: My husband was stationed at Pearl Harbor from 1961 to 1966. He was in submarines. I remember hearing YOUR MOTHER speak at a wives luncheon. More...

HCVB leaders highlight efforts

With guarded optimism for a strong travel season in the Raystown Lake Region, officials of the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) unfolded 2018 travel promotion efforts during the agency’s annual Tourism Summit Tuesday morning at the Hunt More...

Commissioners OK trips, contracts

Though there was no meeting for the Huntingdon County Commissioners last week, as the county leaders were attending a conference in Harrisburg, it was routine business at the weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  More...

Lady Hornets make community proud

Juniata Valley Lady Hornet seniors, from the left, Frances Santiago, Taylor Leidy, Sydney Reed and Maddie Mattas proudly held up their PIAA runner-up trophy at the Giant Center Tuesday after falling More...

State  Free Access 

Schools encourage girls to get involved in science, tech

DOYLESTOWN (AP) — Don’t bring that “a woman’s place is in the kitchen” kind of stuff around Jessica Perfetto.  She isn’t buying any of it.  More...

Judge weighs charges in Penn State frat pledge’s death case

BELLEFONTE, (AP) — A judge who previously threw out the most serious allegations related to the death of a Penn State pledge said Tuesday he needs a night to consider whether there is enough evidence to reinstate some of the charges.  More...

Justices uphold verdict in whistleblower case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court is upholding a $3.2 million verdict in favor of a whistleblower fired after exposing waste and wrongdoing in Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts, hiring practices and E-ZPass discounts for large More...

General News

Water park official jailed in connection to waterslide death

TOPEKA, Kan. More...

New Orleans mayor recipient of JFK award

BOSTON (AP) — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who stood behind his decision to take down four Confederate monuments despite legal challenges and outright threats from those who said the Confederacy is an important part of the city’s her More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 28   ADULT EDUCATION  . Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Columnist reflects on 50th Tet Offensive anniversary

Part 1  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive which began Jan. 30, 1968, in South Vietnam.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Echos from the Past columnist Ron Morgan discovered an out-of-focus photo in his “Mount Union” files during a recent cleanup event. Can any of the readers identify the photo? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s NIT Tournament:

Lions claw Bulldogs to reach title game

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a month after Penn State was bounced out of the Big Ten Tournament, the Nittany Lions are back at Madison Square Garden with another chance to win a championship.  More...

Three freshmen make AP All-America team

Oklahoma’s Trae Young took college basketball by storm, leading the nation in scoring and assists. Deandre Ayton played his one season at Arizona with power and athleticism few could match. More...

UConn stands out, even among elite

Even among the elite in women’s college basketball, UConn stands out.  The Huskies are back in the Final Four for an 11th straight season, breaking a tie with John Wooden and the UCLA men’s program for the Division I record. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Disturbing parenting

Dear Annie: My daughter and her best friend are 30. When her friend was 12, she lost both her parents. She has been like part of our family since then. She came home last year with a beautiful baby. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 29, 2018: More...

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