April 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring snowfall blankets county

After a sunny 50-degree Easter Sunday, many folks were hoping the snow forecasted for today was a belated April Fool’s Day joke, but it was in fact reality for people making their way to work this morning in the heavy, slushy snow. More...

Jobs

Local News

Judge schedules case for jury selection

Nearly eight months since a fatal horse and buggy crash in Henderson Township that killed one man, seriously injured another and killed a horse, Madison L. Thompson, 21, will be scheduled for a plea resolution date for her involvement in the crash. More...

Area man resentenced for 2015 case

A Shade Gap man was sentenced last week for the second time on charges in relation to a 2015 case in which he previously submitted a guilty plea to misdemeanor crimes.  Charles E. More...

Driver injured in one-vehicle crash

Emergency crews responded to a one-vehicle crash shortly before 8 p.m. March 31 near Saxton Outdoor Supply on Route 26 in Liberty Township, Bedford County. More...

General News

Border wall criticized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett’s oldest son usually focuses on finding ways for his foundation to help farmers in the developing world or get the most out of the crops he’s growing in Illinois.  More...

Local Sports

Showalter tosses one-hitter in win over Clearfield

Senior right-hander Jared Showalter took a perfect game into the fifth and catcher Alex Mykut belted a three-run homer in the fourth to power the Bearcats to a 5-1 opening day win over Clearfield Saturday at Juniata College. More...

Mount Union’s Mykell Smith scores 21 in all-star game

A number of seniors from area high schools participated in the 13th annual Mirror Basketball Classic played Saturday at Penn State Altoona’s Stadler Arena.  In the games, Central Pennsylvania teams took on Blair County all-star teams. More...

Mike Altobelli wins modifieds Winchester race

The opening race of the 2018 Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Modifieds Series’ season belongs to Michael Altobelli, Jr. More...

People/Pastimes

Author to visit Huntingdon County Library

Author Zachariah OHora will visit the Huntingdon County Library as part of a very special reading event at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 9. The featured story will be “My Cousin Momo,” which is written and illustrated by OHora.  More...

How to make working from home productive

Working from home is a reality for a fast-growing portion of American workers. It can add flexibility, drive higher productivity and reduce company costs related to maintaining physical facilities.  More...

Happy Birthday

  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband continues gaining weight

Dear Annie: My husband has gained about 15 pounds in as many months. “Robb” has been a naturally thin person all his life, or at least in the 10 years I’ve known him. More...

Hints from Heloise

Lend someone a helping hand

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about volunteering. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 4/3/2018 8:24 AM

Emergency crews responding to train derailment

Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch is reporting a train derailment involving two cars in the area of East Penn Street in Huntingdon Borough.  Emergency crews have been dispatched to the scene. More...

Study conducted on area sinkhole

The problem of storm water runoff within Huntingdon Borough has proved a difficult issue to tackle, especially formulating a plan to fix a sinkhole which formed off of Ninth Street this past fall. More...

Troopers join forces to combat drug use

During a recent three-day initiative hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police, state troopers made 139 drug arrests and 19 arrests for weapon violations.  With the Huntingdon County courts seeing an increase in weapon violation and use and manufa More...

An Easter tradition

A sunny morning greeted the more than 100 children and their families who gathered at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Park in Oneida Township Saturday to take part in the annual Easter egg hunts hosted More...

State  Free Access 

Group plans to put Philadelphia’s other bell back on display

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s Philadelphia’s other bell, the bigger, uncracked twin of the Liberty Bell. More...

Jury being picked amid anti-sexual misconduct movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jury selection is set to get underway in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in a cultural landscape changed by the #MeToo movement, posing new challenges for both the defense and the prosecution. More...

FirstEnergy unit that runs power plants files for bankruptcy

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary that runs FirstEnergy Corp.’s nuclear and coal-fired power plants has filed for bankruptcy after the utility said earlier that it planned to close its three nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 2 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ohtani wins debut with Angels; Pirates sweep Tigers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani won his major league pitching debut, throwing three-hit ball over six innings and leading the Los Angeles Angels past the Oakland Athletics 7-4 on Sunday . More...

Spurs hold Rockets to lowest scoring total of season

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 14 rebounds and Rudy Gay added 21 points as the San Antonio Spurs held Houston to its lowest-scoring game of the season, beating the Rockets 100-83 on Sunday. More...

Caps clinch conference title

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Washington Capitals still run the Metropolitan Division. During the regular season anyway. More...

Senior Spotlight

Should you stay in your home or move during retirement?

(NAPS)—The choice about where to live in retirement is one of the most crucial decisions that a senior makes. More...

Grandparents called upon to raise grandchildren

Older adults whose children have grown up often look forward to the next stages in life, which may involve retirement, downsizing and enjoying visits with their grandchildren. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 3, 2018: More...

Click for Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Forecast