March 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Cemetery shed holds historical insights

Many have mused, “if these walls could talk,” at one time or another, but as a group of local historians discovered, one unobtrusive structure’s interior walls had quite a tale to tell. More...

Local News

HAHS swim teams celebrate District 6 title

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Boys’ and Girls’ swim teams were greeted by supporters gathered along Penn Street in Huntingdon just after 9 p.m. More...

Police Log

Retail theft  SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report charges of retail theft are pending against a 23-yearold man of Todd who allegedly attempted to deprive Walmart of merchandise at 9 p.m. Feb. 28. More...

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. members hold annual banquet

Members of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Local Sports

Goldstone, Atherton add two golds

District 6-AA Swimming:

Huntingdon junior standout Haley Goldstone lived up to her name during this past weekend’s District Six Class AA Swimming Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatorium. More...

HOF spring meeting Thursday at Hoss’s

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2018 inductees at the annual spring general membership meeting.  More...

Photo

Tussey Mountain’s Matt Watkins (250) and Trevor Husick (92) competed in the State Junior High wrestling championships over the weekend in Johnstown. More...

Senior Spotlight

Seniors becoming more tech-savvy

Technology is the future, and digital communication has opened many doors for people around the world. Although younger generations have grown up with technology at their .ngers, Baby Boomers and older adults did not. More...

Brain-healthy habits to embrace

Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. More...

Fainting spells for elderly linked to blood clots

Falls are one of the greatest risk factors for injury among the aging population. When falls are attributed to fainting spells, people may be very eager to get to the source of the fall. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 6, 2018: More...

Centre Co. man to run for Senate

A candidate has announced he will be seeking the Democratic nomination in the May 15 primary against incumbent and state Sen. Jake Corman in the 34th Senatorial District in the fall. More...

Fire heavily damages Smithfield township business

Emergency crews responded to a structure fire at 906 Mount Vernon Ave., in Smithfield Township, at The Hair Gallery at approximately at 4:15 a.m. Monday.  More...

Action group to host informational meeting

The Todd Township Community Action group has planned a meeting for the citizens of the township to speak out about their stance of the proposed pig concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) at 7 p.m. More...

General News

US, Israel leaders visit amid legal distractions

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House. More...

California’s snow slows drought season plunge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Welcome drifts of fresh snow await California’s water managers on their late-winter survey of the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack Monday after a massive winter storm slowed the state’s plunge back into drought. More...

Some lawmakers in both parties are avoiding gun debate

NEW YORK (AP) — They crowded around the White House conference table this past week, lawmakers from California, Connecticut, Texas and Florida, eager to share their state’s painful experience with gun violence.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 5 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State crowns three champs

Ohio State wins second straight team title

The Penn State Nittany Lions (14-0, 9-0 B1G) crowned three champions Sunday at the 2018 Big Ten Championship tournament in East Lansing, Michigan. Penn State also advanced nine wrestlers through to the 2018 NCAA Championships in two weeks. More...

Purdue knocks out Penn State 78-70

NEW YORK (AP) — Purdue threw a little of everything at Penn State star Tony Carr, the Big Ten’s leading scorer. Bigger guys. Smaller ones. Switches and some double teams. More...

Zimmerman sparks Michigan to B1G title

NEW YORK (AP) — Zavier Simpson was a catalyst on both ends of the floor, running Michigan’s efficient offense and leading its lock-down defense, and the No. 15 Wolverines beat No. More...

People/Pastimes

Remembering Pearl Harbor survivor

Tioga County’s remaining Pearl Harbor survivor and long-time Owego resident, Charles William “Bill” Kennedy, a native of Huntingdon, passed away Feb. 26, at the age of 96. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella R. Cutshall, who celebrates her 10th birthday today, Monday, March 5, 2018. Her proud parents are Julia and Gary Cutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Autumn Pearl Reck, who turns 9 years old today, Monday, March 5, 2018. Her proud parents are Neil and Jayme Reck of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lack long-distance trust

Dear Annie: About six months ago, my boyfriend, “Jordan,” relocated to another state for work. We’ve talked about my eventually moving there, too, so we could be together, but we’ve held off making firm plans. More...

Hints from Heloise

No one dresses up anymore

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the American casual way of living. — Heloise  More...

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