April 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students aid in stream restorations

Students from the Stone Valley Community Charter School (SVCCS), aided by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and the Huntingdon County Conservation District, continued stream restoration work on the Will and Betsy Yoder More...

Summer conditions to be warm, stormy

The summer weather outlook for central Pennsylvania appears to be a bit different than folks experienced last summer.  Accuweather.com released its summer forecast this week, and while temperatures are expected to average a little above normal More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Crystal L. Teeters  Date of Birth: Jan. More...

Boat certification class to be held Sunday

The state Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will be offer a boating safety course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Marklesburg Fire Hall to provide the necessary certifications for boaters to get out on the lake this summer.  More...

Review of drinking habits encouraged

With April marking Alcohol Awareness Month, agencies encourage folks to evaluate their drinking habits.  Kelly Maffia of Mainstream Counseling explained some things people should be aware of.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 29   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blues top Predators

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal with 3:51 left to give the St. More...

Washington DBs popular in 2nd round

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s Philly, so of course they booed.  Roger Goodell heard it. More...

Steelers take USC receiver with second round pick

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger openly took his team’s wide receiver group to task after a loss in the AFC championship game in January, stressing the team needs to develop playmakers outside of All- P More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Concert to benefit local fire company

A special concert, “Song for the Unsung Hero,” will be presented by the Abbey Reformed Church of Christ, 515 Sixth St., Huntingdon, at 7 p.m. More...

Choir sings spiritual songs at Corinthian Baptist

Ramel Coker of South Philadelphia believes that music plays an inherent part of worship. More...

Learning more about persecution of Egypt’s Coptic Christians

CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis meets Friday with the leader of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, part of a two-day trip to the Arab world’s most populous country that comes as Islamic State group militants have been increasingly targeting More...

School News

Huntingdon man recognized at Penn State Altoona

Luke Beaver of Huntingdon received the 2017 Penn State Altoona baccalaureate degree award at a ceremony held April 9. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 1, 2017:  More...

Banners hung to mark 250th

The streets of Huntingdon are now decorated with banners proclaiming the approach of a landmark 250th anniversary celebration for Huntingdon.  The eye-catching banners were hung throughout the borough and areas of Smithfield Township by borough More...

Excise tax hike to aid economy

The Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) was granted permission to increase the county’s hotel excise tax this week. The tax applies to all overnight accommodation services in the county, and the increase will take effect July 1. More...

Auction will benefit library, arts council

Two local organizations are teaming up for an upcoming fundraising event that will benefit arts and literacy outreach in Huntingdon County.  A Chair-ity Auction will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. More...

General News

In VR land rush, creators unlock an ‘empathy engine’

NEW YORK (AP) — On a plain, overcast day in Poland, Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter walks toward the Nazi concentration camp Majdanek.  More...

Memory training helps brain funtion

Dear Doctor: My memory is terrible. To be honest, it always has been. I seem to spend half my time searching for my keys or wondering whether I forgot to turn off the stove and lights. More...

News of Yesteryear

Two JC students injured in motorcycle accident

75 Years Ago  Two Juniata College students, both seniors, were injured shortly before 11 this forenoon when the motorcycle they were riding went out of control as they traveled south on Moore Street, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

’Cats top Raiders; Trojans, Hornets, Rockets win, too

Huntingdon 2, Bellefonte 0 A week earlier, Huntingdon junior right-hander Jared Showalter didn’t give up a hit and his teammates scored single runs in the fourth and six inning to down Bellefont 2-0 at Blair’s Field. More...

High School Softball:

Huntingdon blanks Tyrone 15-0

Just three days after putting 14 run on the scoreboard against Clearfield, Huntingdon belted 15 hits and used a 10-run fifth inning and a onehitter from ace Catherine Miller to pound host Tyrone 15-0 in five innings Friday afternoon.  More...

Sens edge Curve 6-5

The Harrisburg Senators scored five runs in the first two innings and beat the Altoona Curve 6-5 Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  Altoona (11-9) stranded the potential tying and go-ahead runs in the bottom of the ninth as Ryan Brinley More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zoey Suzanne Norris, who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Her proud parent are Chad and Tricia Norris of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kadence Danielle Estep, who turns 7 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Her proud parents are Aaron and Natalie Estep of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ada Toshiko Stapleton, who turns 11 years old today, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Her proud parents are Mike and Cass Stapleton of Huntingdon and she is the big sister of Lydia Carole.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Date gives excuses to not drive places

Dear Annie: For the past two months, I’ve been dating a man; let’s call him “Matt.” Matt, like me, is in his early 30s. More...

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