April 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Meeting scheduled to address area CAFO

Another meeting is being planned concerning the proposed swine concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Todd Township Monday to inform area residents about the upcoming ordinance and other concerns regarding the proposed operation.  More...

Local News

Crews respond to dwelling fire

Volunteer firefighters from Huntingdon and Mifflin counties were called to a first-alarm dwelling fire at a single-wide mobile home at 14667 Hill Valley Road in Shirley Township around 11 p.m. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Crystal Frederick  Date of Birth: Jan. More...

Parish announces changes to Ava Maria Cemetery

Situated high on a hill above the village of Barnettstown is the historic Ava Maria Cemetery where many Italian and Irish immigrants who came to the Broad Top area many years ago are interred.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jessica Korda alone atop leader board

DALY CITY, Calif. More...

Stenhouse hopes Kenseth can boost Roush Fenway

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. More...

Manaea pitches seven strong innings in A’s 8-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) — Sean Manaea followed up his nohitter with seven solid innings, three Athletics homered and Oakland beat the Houston Astros 8-1 on Friday night for its fifth win in six games.  Manaea (4-2) no-hit Boston last Saturday and did More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Judas’ point of no return

Have you ever felt hopeless? I know I have. Moments where you feel hollow, or perhaps do not even feel anything at all. What sort of words does Jesus speak to people like us? More...

Germans don skullcaps to protest

Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country.  More...

Vatican aims to keep charities, donations clean with new law

The Vatican’s financial watchdog has taken on responsibility for evaluating suspicious donations to Vatican based charities and foundations, an assignment that marks a new phase of Pope Francis’ financial reforms.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 30, 2018:  More...

PSP will charge boy in shooting

State police troopers from several area barracks responded to a Cromwell Township residence Friday afternoon for what is being ruled a criminal homicide attempt by a known 12-yearold boy.  More...

Life inside prison walls

Superintendent leads media on tour of SCI Smithfield

A rare opportunity was made available for media sources across the county Friday morning, permitted to report from within prison walls on the real-life proceedings of inmates, faculty and staff.  More...

Attorney shares education needs

Helping with Educational Resources Organization and Support (HEROS) hosted attorney Heidi Konkler- Goldsmith, supervising partner of McAndrews Law Offices Special Education Department, at the Standing Stone Senior Center Friday evening.  More...

SHCHS class ring returned to family

Imagine being out for a walk in the woods and finding a lost and treasured high school class ring. For Three Springs resident Ashlee Jenkins, no imagination is necessary.  More...

General News

President’s attorney loaned millions to Ukraine-born cab mogul

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and his father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuan More...

Restaurants reassure customers, say their romaine lettuce is safe

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Restaurants’ advice to their customers? Romaine calm.  The government is still investigating how romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, apparently became contaminated with E. coli bacteria. More...

School voucher programs also irk Arizona teachers

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for long-festering resentment among many public school teachers who say they are fed up with lagging salaries and what they see as an equ More...

Local Sports

High School Softball:

Bearcats sweep Altoona, Trojans edge Hornets

Huntingdon senior pitcher Catherine Miller tossed a onehitter in the first game of Friday afternoon’s non-league doubleheader at Altoona and then scattered six hits in the second game to help the Bearcats snap a five-game losing skid with a swe More...

Late runs cost Curve in 2-1 loss to Sens

A pair of late runs were costly as the Altoona Curve lost the first game of their road trip 2-1 against the Harrisburg Senators Friday night at FNB Field.  The Curve (9-9) have lost seven of their last ten games, while the Senators (8-11) take a More...

High School Baseball:

Trojans reverse Hornets 11-0 in five

An InterCounty Conference marquee matchup wasn’t as good a game as expected or maybe hoped it would be in Alexandria Friday. Dylan Gearhart threw a two-hitter and Mount Union beat Juniata Valley 11-0 in five innings.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Wyatt Alan Llewellyn, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, April 28, 2018. His proud parents are Chad andAshley Llewellyn of Warriors Mark. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Leon “Red” and Dolores (Haney) Hopkins of Huntingdon, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, April 26, 2018. They were united in marriage in 1958 at St. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zoey Suzanne Norris, who turns 10 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 29, 2018. Her proud parents are Patricia and Chad Norris. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Vacation destination

Dear Annie: My husband and I pretty much agree on things, but we disagree when it comes to where to vacation. I grew up skiing. Some of my best memories as a kid were family ski trips. I want to give the same experiences to my kids.  More...

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