March 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Experts advise against pets as Easter gifts

Even though baby bunnies and chicks are unquestionably adorable, with tiny twitching noses and downy fluff, experts stress these animals are not appropriate to give as Easter gifts. More...

Local man sentenced in strangulation case

For the first time since his January jury trial, Gerald R. Miller, 49, Huntingdon, was back in court for sentencing Thursday after being found guilty of felony II strangulation and misdemeanor II simple assault charges. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Turkey Farm Road drainage work to begin   More...

Shirley Township leaders discuss fire company reimbursement

Shirley Township Supervisors met Thursday night to discuss proposed ordinances previously discussed at the February meeting.  More...

Find the mystery eggs

Over 15 people called Thursday to correct guess the location of the Easter Bunny’s eggs at the Thousand Steps in Henderson Township, including the granddaughter of a worker who helped build the More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

National League:

Happ homers of first pitch; Rizzo goes deep

MIAMI (AP) — Ian Happ became the second player to homer on the first pitch of the major league season, and Anthony Rizzo made his emotional homecoming even more memorable with a home run to power the Cubs to an 8-4 win over the Miami Marlins.&n More...

Stanton homers twice in Yankee debut

TORONTO (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, doubled and had four RBIs in his New York Yankees debut, a 6-1 win Thursday over the Toronto Blue Jays that gave Aaron Boone in a win in his first game as a professional manager.  Luis Severi More...

Aldridge leads Spurs to win over Thunder

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-99 on Thursday night to climb back into fourth place in the Western Conference.  San Antonio matched Oklah More...

Press Club

Safety night held at SHCHS to educate community

Due to recent national events, Southern Huntingdon County School District wants to ensure students and parents alike as to what the district is doing to protect students from threats and vulnerabilities.  In a desire to increase awareness, SHCS More...

HAHS students participate in walk-out event

Forty-eight students from Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) participated in a National School Walk-Out March 14.  Though the peaceful protest wasn’t particularly encouraged by HAHS administrations, students who felt the need to participat More...

New Day teachers take part in another school fundraiser

The staff and students of New Day Charter School took part in their second school fundraiser in spite of the snowfall March 21. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

After-Easter egg hunt  If your family likes eggs, check out your grocery store on the day after Easter. I buy a bunch. They last about a month in the fridge and up to a year in the freezer.   Dry winter skin  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Roadblock to life’s next phase

Dear Annie: I’m feeling stuck. Recently, my boyfriend of two years and I have been looking at new places to move into together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 31, 2018:  More...

Judge sends man to SCI

A former SCI Huntingdon corrections officer was sentenced to two to four years in a state correctional institution Thursday after pleading guilty in December of felony contraband charges.  Corey M. More...

Woman could face weighty restitution

A Broad Top woman who pleaded guilty to tampering with records could be facing over half a million dollars in restitution fees due to her crimes.  More...

Job seekers find opportunities at fair

Bringing job seekers and potential employers together was the purpose behind the spring job fair hosted by Huntingdon County CareerLink Thursday afternoon.  Held twice annually, the job fairs are a chance for those looking to hire to meet with t More...

General News

Family killed in cliff fall had troublesome past

WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — The two women and their six adopted children traveled to festivals and events, offering free hugs and promoting unity, friends said. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 30   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  EXERCISE CLASSES  More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Another day, another list of games postponed.  For the fourth consecutive day, nearly all outdoor scholastic sports activity fell victim to the weather. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Robert Edward and Maxwell John Wasson. Robert turns 6 years old today, Friday, March 30, 2018, and Max turned 3 years old Tuesday, March 27, 2018. More...

Mount Union Community Library

At the right, the Cat in the Hat, or Mount Union Community Library president Pat Yagecic, spoke with children from the Mount Union Head Start for the annual Blankets for Books program March 27. More...

Births

Marc and Jessica Rohrer of Harrisburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Lane Ernest Rohrer, March 14, 2018, in Hershey. At birth, Lane weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20.75 inches in length. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Hearing at a lesser rate

Dear Readers: According to the American Osteopathic Association, 1 in 5 teenagers suffers from HEARING LOSS to some degree. More...

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