April 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Stakeholders hear progress report

Stakeholders filled the conference room in courthouse Annex 1 Thursday night for a review of potential routes for the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway, also to be a part of Sept. More...

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Local News

Area man pleads no contest in felony assault case

A 56-year-old Orbisonia man may spend the rest of his life in state prison for pleading no contest to felony charges rape of a child.  Rodger D. More...

Orby leaders to look for emergency coordinator

Orbisonia Borough Council met Wednesday to discuss the need to select an emergency management coordinator.  “This person should not be anyone from the fire department. More...

Auditions to be held for Playhouse opener

Auditions for “Be My Baby” at The Playhouse will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at 11680 Raystown Road, Huntingdon in the village of McConnellstown. The show performance dates are 7:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 6   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spieth gets hot, leads Finau and Kuchar by two

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods attracted most of the attention. Jordan Spieth caused the most concern.  More...

Preds beat Caps to lock up best record in NHL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Thursday night to clinch first place in the Central Division, the top s More...

Polanco power Bucs to win over Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco changed his offseason workout routine after hamstring injuries sent him to the disabled list three times last year. More...

Press Club

‘Winners’ at HCCTC get ‘pied’ for charity

Pow! Right in the kisser! Pie isn’t only for eating, it’s also for good old-fashioned fun at the expense of others. More...

SHC reporters reflect on Press Club experiences

People all have personal delights and personal stressors, but it is up to them how to utilize them. More...

Mobile ag lab makes stop at Juniata Valley Elem.

It comes as no surprise that agriculture education is valued heavily at Juniata Valley School District. However, it is also something that is taught at the younger levels in the elementary school. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A lavender lullaby

Dear Heloise: Many people swear by LAVENDER OIL to help them sleep. When I’m having a mild bout of insomnia, I like to put some lavender oil on a couple of cotton balls, then place the lavenderscented cotton balls inside my pillowcase. More...

Special Sections

Bridge deemed safe for trains

The cause of a train derailment in Huntingdon Borough remains under investigation as Norfolk Southern crews spent a second night working to clean up the five freight cars which left the tracks Tuesday morning.  More...

Area cycling race canceled Saturday

Old Man Winter’s extended grip on the region has resulted in disappointment for hundreds of cyclists planning to visit Huntingdon Saturday to participate in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference. More...

Trail volunteers to host partnership hike

A collaborative event to be hosted Saturday, April 7, by the members of the Standing Stone Trail Club and the Mid State Trail Association will highlight some of the best hiking opportunities the region has to offer.  More...

Olympian to speak at Juniata College

A world-famous Olympic icon will visit Juniata College Sunday, April 8, to share his message of embracing differences and making a difference.  More...

State  Free Access 

Jury selection wraps up in sexual assault trial

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense wrapped up jury selection in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case Thursday, setting the stage for the first big celebrity trial of the (hash)MeToo era.  More...

Ad opens up line of attack in gubernatorial race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango opened up a new line of attack against Republican rival Scott Wagner, airing a statewide TV ad that digs into Wagner’s business dealings, child support case and violations in the waste- More...

Authorities use stun gun to capture youth facility escapee

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The last of three 17-year-old boys who escaped from a juvenile detention center in Pittsburgh last week has been captured after authorities used a stun gun to subdue him.  More...

Local Sports

High School Track & Field:

Hornet girls top Bellwood for the first time in 33 years

Juniata Valley  The Juniata Valley track teams finally got their seasons under way Thursday afternoon by joining Southern Fulton for a double dual meet at Bellwood.  More...

High School Softball:

Trojans open with 10-6 loss to Vikings

The Mount Union softball team got its season underway Thursday afternoon in an Inter-County Conference North match up with visiting Glendale. More...

High School Volleyball:

Marauders sweep to give Bearcats first loss

Huntingdon stayed right with perennial powerhouse Bishop Guilfoyle through the early part of the first set during Thursday evening’s match in the Bearcat gymnasium. More...

People/Pastimes

Budgeting tips for a healthier lifestyle

From the cost of gym memberships to prepping healthier meals, living well can be expensive. Before you abandon your goals for a healthier lifestyle, consider these tips that show you don’t have to overspend to live a better life. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kirsten Erika Clemens, who turns 8 years old today, Friday, April 6, 2018. She is the daughter of Tammy Diven of Newton Hamilton. More...

Strength training tips for teens

Many young people begin strength training regimens as teenagers. When done in conjunction with cardiovascular training, strength training is part of a balanced exercise regimen that can help teenagers develop strong, healthy bodies. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Extended warranty  Before you buy an extended warranty, see if your credit card offers one free for using your card. Check with your card issuer to see if it’s part of your agreement.   Early bird discount  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Drug addiction affecting household

Dear Annie: My 52-year-old stepdaughter is on drugs and has been for 20 years. Her mom has had her removed from our home four or five times, but she is now back living here. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 7, 2018:  More...

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