May 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Map turtle nests ready for season

As a half-dozen map turtles sunned themselves in the Juniata River nearby, a crew of volunteers worked to restore nesting habitat along the DiCosimo Bypass in Mount Union Saturday afternoon. More...

Folks attend Huntingdon County Expo

Bernice Dysard of the Huntingdon County Women’s Club, left, talked to Rick Focht at the Huntingdon County Expo Saturday. More...

Local News

Defendants enter pleas before judge

Six defendants entered pleas last week during criminal court, ranging in offenses from simple assault and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

Crews respond to rollover crash

Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD), Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Huntingdon Ambulance were dispatched to the scene of a rollover vehicle crash with entrapment in the area of 218 More...

Police Log

Drugs found   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a traffic stop was conducted in the Huntingdon Plaza at 1:32 p.m. May 5 and drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle of a 35-year-old Huntingdon woman. More...

Local Sports

Curve postponed

Sunday’s game between the Altoona Curve and the Erie Sea- Wolves has been postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday, August 11, at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Serve up some spice with fun party dishes

Make your next fiesta one to remember with colorful decor, festive touches and, perhaps most importantly, unique and mouthwatering recipes that bring guests back for seconds.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 11th BIRTHDAY to Haley Ann Ross who celebrates her special day today, Monday, May 7, 2018. Her proud parents are Marissa Fouse of Saltillo and Justin Ross of Mapleton. More...

Senior Spotlight

Keeping your heart running strong into your golden years

Heart health should be a concern for people of all ages, but especially so for men and women over 50. More...

How to avoid growing bored in retirement

From the moment young men and women .rst walk into the of.ce for their .rst day as a working professional until the day they of- .cially retire, the notion of planning for retirement is never far from their minds. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:11 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 8, 2018: More...

Doctor lobbies for broadband

An area pulmonologist who is also the director of population health and clinical innovations at J.C. More...

Percussionists hold onto gold medal

For the second consecutive year, a local group of percussionists returned to Huntingdon County with a gold medal Sunday afternoon, escorted by police and fire and emergency apparatus with parades in Mount Union, Huntingdon and Alexandria. More...

Area native to share exhibit at Art Space

A Huntingdon County native who now lives in Philadelphia is exhibiting her art work at the Art Space through Saturday, May 26. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Voters eye Pennsylvania’s wide-open, crowded US House races

HANOVER, Pa. More...

FBI to probe online threat against campus

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania college says the FBI is investigating an online threat against the campus by someone claiming loyalty to the Islamic State.  Lafayette College said shortly before 5 a.m. More...

Dozens of cats removed from bad conditions

HATBORO, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of cats have been found living in deplorable conditions in the garage of a Pennsylvania home.  Authorities say Hatboro police received a call Friday about a strange odor coming from the home. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 7 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 

Kuhl, Rodriguez combine on two-hitter

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chad Kuhl and Richard Rodrguez combined on a two-hitter, leading the Pirates over the Brewers 9-0. Adam Frazier, Jordy Mercer and Josh Bell hit solo homers for the Pirates. Kuhl (4-2) allowed one hit in seven innings. More...

Knights, Lightning advance to next round

SAN JOSE, Calif. More...

Caps top Pens 6-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored the goahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round series and put t More...

Annie's Mailbox

A pajamas conspiracy

Dear Annie: Shortly after Christmas, my work friend, “Mike,” and I were talking at lunch and discovered we have the same problem. Our wives both gave us silk pajamas. Worst yet, they expect us to wear them! More...

Hints from Heloise

Keep toys off of streets

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about children’s toys left in the street. — Heloise  More...

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