January 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hundreds visit park for snowfest

Absolutely perfect weather conditions drew hundreds of people to Greenwood Furnace State Park Saturday to take part in the fifth annual Snowfest celebration. More...

Planners hear update on feasibility study

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission recently heard a presentation regarding the feasibility study for the Sept. 11 Memorial Trail. More...

Local News

Inmate found guilty at non-jury trial

Despite a late arrival to court, a Huntingdon man’s non-jury trial on terroristic threat charges ended in a guilty verdict after close to two hours of witness testimony. More...

Police and Fire Log

Vehicle fire   More...

Shavers Creek volunteers honored for service

Members of the Shavers Creek Volunteer Fire Co., along with family, friends and special guests, gathered Sunday evening to celebrate achievements of the fire company at their annual banquet.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Northwestern tops Penn State 70-61

Men’s Basketball:

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Vic Law had 18 points and Scottie Lindsey scored 13 to lead Northwestern to a 70-61 victory over Penn State on Saturday afternoon. More...

Patriots come back to beat Jaguars 24-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Give ‘em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl. More...

Eagles use big plays to rout Vikings 33-7

NFC Championship:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.  A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they lis More...

Senior Spotlight

Surprising Perks Of Your Medicare Plan

(NAPS)—With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, the number of people eligible for Medicare is growing rapidly. Medicare Open Enrollment starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. More...

Rating System For Medicare Plans Explained

It’s All In The Stars:

(NAPS)—Seniors enrolling in Medicare often are surprised to discover that most Medicare health and prescription drug plans are measured by a .ve-star rating system. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Uncomfortable with friend’s dying wish

Dear Annie: My husband, “Robert,” and I moved back to our hometown several years ago to help with aging parents. I went back to work as a nurse, and he joined his father’s law firm. More...

Hints from Heloise

Donating your anniversary

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about a nice couple who had a great idea for celebrating their 50th anniversary:  More...

Special Sections

Lawmakers deal with shutdown

As of press time today, the U.S. Senate had yet to vote on a funding package that will keep the federal government operational through Friday, Feb. 8, but a partial government shutdown has gone into effect until a deal is reached. More...

Candidate halts run for state rep.

After announcing his run for office last November, Shirleysburg resident Heath Himes said today he has suspended his campaign for the state House of Representatives 81st Legislative District. More...

Freezing, thawing temps result in road issues

Freezing and thawing conditions in the county are wreaking havoc on area roads. In recent weeks, local PennDOT crews have worked to correct two humps caused by the fluctuating temperatures. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 22   AIDS INTERVENTION  . The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Fast starts help Eagles soar

Men snap skid 76-65

The Juniata men’s basketball team jumped on Moravian early on the way to a 76-65 win Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium.  More...

Women roll to 74-61 win

Juniata got off to a good start and had five players score in double digits and the Eagles finished with a 74-61 Landmark Conference victory over Moravian Saturday afternoon.  The Eagles improved to 16-1 for the season and 5-1 in the conference. More...

Hornets rip Vikings; Leidy passes 1.000

H.S. Girls’ Basketball:

The was no doubt about the outcome when Glendale’s girls visiting Juniata Valley Saturday afternoon and the Hornets made sure it stayed that way. More...

People/Pastimes

Trough Creek chief honored as firefighter of the year

The Trough Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. More...

EMA director speaks to Trough Creek volunteers

The Trough Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. answered a total of 66 alarms during 2017. The company’s Quick Response Service (QRS) unit answered a total of 116 calls during the same period.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellie Mazurowski, who turns 8 years old today, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Her proud parents are Phil and Marti Mazurowski of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018: More...

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