October 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Former SCI CO to serve jail time

A former corrections officer will serve time behind bars for selling cellphones to inmates while on duty at SCI Huntingdon. More...

Town’s heritage honored at Hartslog Day

While most folks associate Alexandria’s Hartslog Day with festival food and arts and crafts, it’s the town’s history that event organizers want visitors to celebrate the most when they come to the 43rd festival Saturday, Oct. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 12   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Week Seven of our annual guessing game created some separation within the Pickin’ Panel. There is no longer a tie at the top of the standings and I’ve fallen even further from the top spot.  More...

High School Volleyball:

Tussey is only area team to win

Tussey Mountain 3, Fannett-Metal 1  More...

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon wins 2-1, Tussey blanked

Huntingdon girls’ soccer moved its home match over to Juniata College Thursday. The Bearcats played well on the faux surface and downed Central 3-1.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon, recently camped at Benezette in Elk County. The scouts, from the left, Andrew Heitink, Dasan Kristo, Tyler Rader, Michael Cantrell and Nathaniel McClain. More...

Happy Anniversary

Local couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Forrest C. and Helen Joan (Graham) Erdley of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.  They were united in marriage in 1958 in Kenton, Ohio.  More...

Local Forty and Eight offers a number of programs

La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux, the Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses (40+8), Voiture 820, Huntingdon, is doing its best to build awareness and understanding in the community regarding its role as a non-profit, charitable patrioti More...

Annie's Mailbox

Pay attention to the one you're with

Dear Annie: Is there such a thing as mobile phone etiquette? I know that I am a dinosaur, but is it OK for someone to be looking at his or her phone for the majority of the time he or she is in the company of someone socially? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

System upgrade in testing phase

The county’s 911 digital upgrade is now in the testing phase, as all of the local fire companies have acquired radios.  That was the discussion at the monthly Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board meeting Thursday morning.  More...

Township officials attend conference

The Huntingdon County Association of Township Officials (HCATO) celebrated its 103rd annual conference Thursday evening at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  Aside from enjoying fellowship and a meal, township officials had the opportunity to attend wor More...

Half marathon event to be held Sunday

Runners and spectators will take to the streets and trails in and around Huntingdon Borough this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. More...

Local News

SHC students honored

Southern Huntingdon County students were recently recognized as being September Students of the Month. Among those recognized were, front row, from the left, Lavontay St. More...

Area briefs

Volunteers to participate in White Cane Day   HUNTINGDON — Members of the Stone Creek Valley Lions Club will participate in White Cane Day from 4-8 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. More...

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Park, Jutanugarn share lead

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — No. 1-ranked Sung Hyun Park and No. More...

Kessel hat trick helps Penguins win 4-2 over Vegas

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel scored a natural hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Thursday night.  More...

Raptors beat Pelicans in final preseason game

The Toronto Raptors rested Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Danny Green and Serge Ibaka in their final game of the preseason.  Their teammates made sure they could enjoy the break with a victory.  Malachi Richardson and Pascal Siakim each scored More...

Press Club

MU juniors gain insight at leadership luncheon

What’s better than a group of ambitious minds discussing their future impact on their community? Ambitious minds discussing their impact over a delicious meal, of course! More...

JV sixth grade moves to high school building

The start of any new school year is an exciting time for both teachers and students. This year, the start of school was a particularly exciting time for the sixh graders as their classes were moved into the high school building.  More...

New courses offered at Southern for school year

For quite some time, students at Southern Huntingdon County High School (SHCHS) could only choose between several classes for each core subject. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Too much social information

Dear Heloise: My husband and I were so excited about our trip to New Zealand that we POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA a lot of information about when we’d leave and return, and promised to post pictures of our trip.  More...

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