April 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Area bridge work to begin this week

Construction on the portion of the bridge on Route 22 over Route 26 in Smithfield Township that wasn’t completed last fall is scheduled to begin today, Monday, April 9. More...

Adult, child displaced after Wayne Twp. fire

Emergency crews responded to reports of a dwelling fire in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, just before 11 a.m. Sunday, but damage to the home was substantial despite a quick response. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 9   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats stay unbeaten, blank Somerset 10-0

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon is getting on the field and making the most of the chance to play. More...

Juniata wins twice on Senior Day

Men’s Volleyball:

The Juniata men’s volleyball team defeated PSU-Behrend 3-0 (25-19, 29-27, 25-18) before defeating St. John Fisher 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-16) Saturday afternoon on Senior Day in Memorial Gym.  More...

Keller goes six scoreless in Curve win

Mitch Keller fired six scoreless innings and received offensive support from Pablo Reyes and Will Craig to propel the Altoona Curve to a 4-0 victory over the Akron RubberDucks Sunday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Three hearty meals to bring family together

Gathering the family around the table with delicious, traditional meals is the ultimate combination for many home chefs like Catherine Lowe, winner of the 17th season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.” More...

Annie's Mailbox

Traumatic past remains

Dear Annie: I want to tell you my story. My father was an alcoholic wife-beater. My crib was in a corner of my parents’ bedroom, and I have a vivid memory of him beating her as I stood in my crib crying in terror. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 10, 2018: More...

Students unite against bullying

More than 100 students from the Huntingdon Area School District gathered at the Dollar Store on Moore Street Monday morning to begin a unified walk to school to honor the memory of a classmate and to make a stand against bullying. More...

New management for campus dining

Dining services at Juniata College will soon be under new management for the first time in more than three decades. More...

Easter fun extended in Mount Union

Bobbie Weitzel, left, and Kaylynn Wharton scrambled for eggs on the lawn of Mount Union Area High School during the Mount Union Kiwanis Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. More...

Local News

Valley REC members elect directors at meeting

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative members re-elected three incumbent directors to the co-op board during the April 6 annual meeting in the Huntingdon Area High School Auditorium.  More...

Police investigate shooting involving MUAHS grad

State police at Lewistown are currently investigating the shooting death of a 2013 Mount Union Area High School graduate.  Kord L. Aurand, 23, died at an Old 22 Road 22, Wayne Township, Mifflin County residence around 3 a.m. April 7.  More...

State rep. to host Senior Expo April 26

SMITHFIELD TWP. — State rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/ Centre/Mifflin) is inviting area senior citizens to his annual Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, p.m. at the Smithfield Fire Hall, 10 Firehouse Lane.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cespedes drives home winner for Mets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes scored Juan Lagares with a broken-bat single in the 12th inning to help New York win 6-5 and complete a three-game sweep. More...

Ohtani perfect into 7th of Angels win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani retired the Oakland Athletics’ first 19 batters and yielded one hit over seven shutout innings in his home pitching debut, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 victory Sunday. More...

Bus wreck kills 15

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semitrailer More...

Hints from Heloise

Kindness and thoughtfulness

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about the thoughtfulness of people. — Heloise  More...

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