March 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Business owner adds new services

GoDEZI, a local transportation service that started last June, is getting into the food delivery business as of Wednesday, April 11.  Those who want to order food from participating restaurants will be able to use the GoDEZI web app, to order fo More...

Local News

Find the mystery eggs

Just 10 lucky people called in Friday night correctly guessing the location of the Easter Bunny’s eggs, located in the white cannon sitting outside of the Huntingdon County Courthouse. More...

‘Building our Beloved Community’ through Genocide Awareness & Action Week

Juniata College will host its annual Genocide Awareness and Action Week from Sunday, April 8, to Sunday, April 14. More...

Area briefs

Work to begin on Grange Hall Road   PORTER TWP. — J. Porter Enterprises has announced crews will begin construction work Tuesday, April 3, on Grange Hall Road in Alexandria for a drainage improvement project. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 31   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  AMATEUR RADIO CLUB  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Women’s Tournament:

Bulldogs down Cardinal 73-63 in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Once Roshunda Johnson hit the tying 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation and Teaira McCowan forced a miss on the other end, Mississippi State knew it was in good shape.  “We know we’re an overti More...

Notre Dame beats UConn in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale’s jumper from the corner with a second left lifted Notre Dame to a 91-89 overtime victory over UConn on Friday night in the national semifinals.  She finished with 27 points and Jackie Young had More...

Park, Lindberg share lead

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. More...

Religion News

Local churches to host Easter services

15th Street United Methodist Church — The 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon will host an Easter celebration with special music by the chancel choir and sermon “Final Answer” at 10:45 a.m. More...

Pope presides over Good Friday

Pope Francis presided over solemn Good Friday services amid heightened security at Rome’s Colosseum for the Via Crucis procession and a new communications controversy at home.  More...

Easter symbolism complements the holiday

Tradition plays an important role in Easter celebrations for many families. Understanding the importance behind these symbols can make sharing the miracle of Easter that much more special.  More...

Special Sections

Businesses bring on Easter

Survey estimates holiday spending will reach $18.2B

As the Easter Bunny hops through town this weekend, several local businesses will be stocking his basket with gifts, flowers and sweets. More...

Area resident sees value in screening

For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society wants to remind folks over 50 years of age to have their first colonoscopy. More...

New waiting area established at hospital

Family members and loved ones of patients at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital may have noticed that while the patient is having surgery, they can wait in a new area. More...

General News

California governor pardons five men

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned five exconvicts facing deportation, including two who fled the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia four decades ago.  The men were among 56 receiving pardons Friday. More...

A12 Saturday, March 31, 2018 Comedian’s quaalude use at issue as lawyers spar

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for Bill Cosby sparred Friday over whether jurors at his sexual assault retrial will hear lurid deposition testimony from the comedian about giving quaaludes to a string of women before sex.  More...

Actress aims to reduce mental health stigma

ANN ARBOR, Mich. More...

Local Sports

Josh Boozel is top area wrestler

Fisher leads in wins; Ryan in falls

Another wrestling season ended in the best way possible, with area competitors placing at the state championship tournament. Even better, Mount Union senior Josh Boozel went out on top as the 113-pound state champion.  More...

2017-18 Top Area Wrestlers

Wrestler W LP ct. Falls Josh Boozel, MU 38 3 .927 11 Jordan Bailey, SH 28 More...

High School Track & Field:

Bearcat girls win two; boys swept

Huntingdon opened its track and field season Thursday afternoon at War Vets Field with a Mountain League double dual and came away with two victories on the girls side. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Joshua Mathew Cruce Jr., who is turning 1 year old tomorrow Sunday, April 1, 2018. Joshua is the son of Joshua and Samantha Cruce of Huntingdon. He is the little brother of Kendra Joann Cruce. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella Rose Fortney, who turns 12 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 1, 2018. She is the daughter of Todd Fortney of Hill Valley and Melody Fortney of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 7TH BIRTHDAY to Russell James Bard, who celebrates tomorrow, Sunday, April 1, 2018. He is the son of Jim and Becky (Weikert) Bard of Huntingdon, R.R. More...

Annie's Mailbox

An ending friendship

Dear Annie: I hope you can help me with a friendship problem I am having. A group of six or seven of us get together for birthdays and other events. We also do things individually. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 2, 2018:  More...

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