October 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two defendants enter guilty pleas

Seven months after the body of 24-year-old Kaci Fisher was found deceased along Red Rose Road in Jackson Township, two out of three individuals charged with tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse entered guilty pleas to their charges Thursday, More...

Life jacket requirement begins next week

Autumn has settled over the region and temperatures have dropped, creating a concern for those enjoying outdoor recreation in and around the water.  The state’s mandatory life jacket requirement for nonpowered vessels and powered vessels u More...

Local News

Trooper testifies in hearing for woman accused of hiding drugs

A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday for a 36-year-old Altoona woman who is charged with hiding drugs in her vehicle in SCI Huntingdon’s parking lot.  Jamie L. More...

Man pleads guilty, sentenced in assault cases

A Beaver County man was sentenced Thursday in Huntingdon County Court on charges that resulted in his college expulsion.  Donovan C. More...

Police Log

Warrant served   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 25   Huntingdon House  . Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  Soup Kitchen  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hsu has one-stroke lead

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Wei-Ling Hsu was feeling the love from her home crowd at the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Friday and it inspired her to a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead after two rounds.  Hsu had a total of 9-under 135 on the Ta Sh More...

LeBron scores 28 in Lakers’ first win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ late rally for his first home victory at Staples Center, 128-111 over the previously unbeaten Denver Nuggets on Thursday night More...

Houston handles Dolphins 42-23

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson matched his career high with five touchdown passes to lead the Houston Texans to their fifth straight victory, 42-23 over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night.  The Texans (5-3) have left their 0-3 start behin More...

People/Pastimes

Teen attains Eagle Scout rank at Court of Honor

Devin Deihl, a member of Boy Scout Troop 25 in Huntingdon, was recently presented with Scouting’s highest rank — Eagle Scout — at a Court of Honor at the Alfarata trailhead of the Lower Trail in Alexandria. More...

HCCTC nurse aide graduates

The latest nurse aide program graduates were honored Oct. 23 at the Huntingdon County Career Technology Center, Mill Creek. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Route 829 work moving forward

Work continues at the Route 829/Route 22 intersection, and while officials from PennDOT District 9 don’t know exactly when the traffic light will be installed, it’s still part of the plan to be installed this year.  More...

Crowds turn out for MU parade

The Mount Union community turned out in full seasonal spirit Thursday night for the annual Halloween parade presented by the Mount Union Fire Co.  More...

Carbon monoxide risk rises as furnaces start

With tomorrow’s daytime high only expected to reach the mid 40s, it’s expected folks will be firing up their furnaces in the coming days, if they haven’t already done so.  After months of furnaces not being used, officials warn More...

State  Free Access 

Rescuers field wrenching cases

ALLENTOWN (AP) — After 12 hours of sifting through dead animal carcasses and coaxing dozens of sickly exotic pets into cages so they could be rescued from a home in Macungie, Barbara Morgan’s head ached and her throat felt tight.  More...

Vice president issues warning

LITITZ (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence warned Wednesday that electing Democrats to Congress would undo the accomplishments of a president who just two years ago scored an upset victory in Pennsylvania, where the GOP is expected to lose seats i More...

Gov. signs new legislation

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania law that prevents authorities from filing criminal charges against child victims of human trafficking for the laws they are compelled to commit is going into effect.  More...

Local Sports

Distict 6-2A Boys’ Soccer Quarterfinal:

’Cats win 4-3 shootout over Rams

History has a way of repeating itself and it did just that Thursday in a District 6-2A soccer quarterfinal contest at Altoona’s Mansion Park. More...

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

We’ve completed nine weeks of prognostication and we’re in a spot where there’s really no reason to make our Week 10 picks. The champion is determined and it certainly won’t be me. More...

District 6-2A Girls’ Soccer Quarterfinal:

Huntingdon tops Panthers on late goal

Huntingdon is playing good soccer right when you want to be — at the end of the season. The Bearcats kept it up against Penn Cambria in a District 6-2A quarterfinal match at Mansion Park in Altoona Thursday.  More...

Press Club

Aughwick Creek used for SHC advanced biology class

Although the Southern Huntingdon County School District is found within the boundaries of a rural area, the benefits of a high school being situated in this type of location are expansive. More...

Four HAHS students display work at workshop

Four students from Huntingdon Area High School had the opportunity to cultivate their artistic abilities and display their own work at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Art Intensive Workshop.  More...

Juniata Valley staff goes off campus for Act 80 day

The entire staff of the Juniata Valley School District experienced their own version of a field trip at a recent Act 80 day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband has complicated parental relationship

Dear Annie: I’m engaged to an amazing man, and we spend our days in a cute little house with our wonderful daughter. I sincerely have few complaints about my life. Alas, there is one dark cloud that I can’t seem to shake.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise®

A desk that travels

Dear Heloise: A rectangular shaped metal cake pan with a lid makes an excellent TRAVEL DESK for writing or drawing. More...

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