April 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Garden readied for new season

Volunteers turned out Saturday to “wake up” the Huntingdon Community Food Garden in preparation for its third season of growth and providing nourishment to those in need. More...

Local News

Little League season kicks off with parade

Huntingdon Little League, softball and instructional league players and coaches kicked off the 2018 season Saturday with a parade down Washington Street to the field near East Penn Street and War Vet More...

Juniata College to host first institute for future health care professionals

Juniata College will hold its first Health Professions Institute this summer from July 8-12 for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in careers in the sciences. More...

Republican candidates to speak at Blair County events

ALTOONA, BLAIR CO. — The Blair County Republican Committee would like to invite Republican primary voters to get to know their candidates better at the following forums:  At 7 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Bulldogs edge Rockets 10-9 for title

Southern Huntingdon Softball Tournament:

Southern Huntingdon pushed four runs home in the top of the seventh to rally from a three-run deficit to defeat Tyrone 5-4 in the first round of the annual Southern Huntingdon Tournament Saturday. More...

Bearcats top Tigers 9-3 in title game

Dean Rossi Classic Baseball Tourney:

Two weekends and two tournament titles. The Huntingdon baseball team picked up a pair of victories Saturday in Hollidaysburg to win the Dean Rossi Classic. More...

Tussey tops Fannett-Metal 12-2 in makeup game

Tussey Mountain finished the week with an all-round good game and a five-inning win. Brady Villa did the pitching and two triples from Joel Musser helped the Titans beat Fannett-Metal 12-2 in Saxton.  More...

People/Pastimes

Find out truth about tap water

While the tap water you drink may look clean, it may contain harmful contaminants like lead, pesticides and industrial pollutants. More...

Strategies to get kids to exercise

Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. That’s not just true for adults, but for children and teenagers as well.  More...

Special Occasions

April 23, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Lindsay (Hess) Jones of Burlington, Vermont, and formerly of Huntingdon, who celebrates her birthday today, Monday, April 23, 2018. Happy birthday, Lindsay!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stuck in office with a smelly co-worker

Dear Annie: I have a very sensitive office environment problem. My office mate smells, and the smell permeates the entire office and even gets stuck to my clothes. And I’m not the only one who can smell it. More...

Hints from Heloise

Veterans often target of scammers

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about veterans who are singled out by scammers. — Heloise More...

Special Sections

Program aids SCI inmates

Reentry into society as a functioning contributor to the local community is the number one goal of reentry parole staff, a goal that agents even within state correctional institutions are working with inmates to take steps toward. More...

Volunteers help raise funds for HCC

Approximately 300 volunteers helped, in one way or another, the Huntingdon Community Center raise funds by volunteering for the 17th Comcast Cares Day event Saturday morning. More...

Education highlighted at Head Start event

Children and their families gathered at the Juniata Valley Head Start/Pre-K Center Saturday to take part in a Fun Day Carnival to highlight the importance of early childhood education. More...

State  Free Access 

Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

In opioid crisis, finding balance between pain and addiction

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Kenneth Choquette knows the kind of chronic pain his patients endure every day. Without opioid pills, some cannot work, sleep or do simple chores like wash the dishes. More...

Shooting in Philadelphia leaves two dead, one hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a woman and a man were killed and another man wounded by gunfire in north Philadelphia near Temple University’s main campus.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 23 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Landry wins first PGA title

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Andrew Landry won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, pulling away with early birdies and holding on with par saves. More...

Athletics down Red Sox 4-1 for second straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Pens eliminate Flyers 8-5; Preds out Avalanche 5-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo if born before 4:10 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo. HAPPY BIRT HDAY for Tuesday, April 24, 2018: More...

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