January 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members approve resolution

Prompted by an oncoming storm, the Mount Union Area School Board met in emergency session Thursday morning to approve a budget resolution by the state’s Jan. 29 deadline. More...

Legislation addresses school bullying issues

The fight to end bullying has a new ally. In a conference call Thursday afternoon, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey unveiled bipartisan legislation designed to curb bullying in schools. More...

Local News

Huntingdon man sentenced for third DUI

A Huntingdon man was sentenced on his third charge of driving under the influence (DUI) in 10 years in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

Fatal fire remains under investigation

A state police fire marshal is still investigating what caused a structure fire at 106-108 W. Vandevender St. in Mount Union Jan. 22. The fire claimed the life of Ronald Beaston, 44, Mount Union, and left a family of six homeless. More...

WEBSITE WALK THROUGH

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World  Free Access 

President calls for surge in government spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago wh More...

Nickelodeon to offer Internet-only subscription service

NEW YORK (AP) — Add Nickelodeon to the list of channels planning a stand-alone Internet offering. More...

Chinese officials call attention to imbalances

BEIJING (AP) — For decades, most urban Chinese families could have only one child. Now, officials in China’s biggest city are telling young couples: Please have more children. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sharks score five in second to beat Ducks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Marleau, Barclay Goodrow and James Sheppard each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks used a five-goal second period to beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Thursday night. More...

Djokovic gets in final match against Murray

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park. More...

Men’s Basketball:

’Cats top Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored 15 points to lead a balanced Kentucky attack, and the No. 1 Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 69-53 victory over Missouri on Thursday night. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Coping with pet blindness

Dear Readers: Our BELOVED PETS are like family. Like family, they age, but unfortunately dogs age more rapidly. Older dogs and cats face many of the same medical problems humans do. More...

Special Sections

County native runs for office

Walker Township resident J. Scott Walls has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Huntingdon County Commissioner in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election. More...

CEO reflects on hospital’s progress

When Lisa Mallon came to Huntingdon nearly three years ago as J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s interim CEO, she knew she was there to get the hospital in good standing for the future, but she didn’t expect to fall in love with the area. More...

Seamstress retires after 25 years in business

After nearly 25 years in the sewing business, seamstress Dixie McGeary has decided to sew her last stitch and enjoy the benefits of retirement. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 30 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State  Free Access 

Investigators eyeing McCord as he steps down

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord is stepping down after six years, his Thursday announcement coming just before it emerged that federal investigators are making inquiries into the campaign-related activity of the Democr More...

Delay sought over open records officer’s status

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office on Thursday asked for more time before a hearing about who should serve as director of the state Office of Open Records. More...

Survivalist pleads not guilty in state trooper killing

MILFORD (AP) — A survivalist who spent more than a month on the run after authorities say he killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a late-night ambush pleaded not guilty Thursday, setting the stage for a trial at w More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Weis Store celebrates grand reopening

75 Years Ago More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

The early closing of area schools Thursday led to the postponement of all scholastic athletic events. Southern Huntingdon at Tussey Mountain junior high girls’ basketball has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. More...

Junior High Results

Girls’ Basketball Northern Bedford 33Southern Huntingdon 12 More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Harlan Ray Shope who turns 8 years old today, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. His proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope of Three Springs. Harlan has an older sister, Melina. More...

AAUW to host panel discussion

A panel on International Women and Gender Issues will be held by the Huntingdon Branch of the AAUW at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Room C116 of the Brumbaugh Academic Center. More...

Folk music performance planned

Penn State Altoona’s Division of Arts and Humanities and the Center for Community- Based Studies will host the traditional American music group “Dearest Home” for an educational workshop 4:05-5:20 p.m. and a performance at 7 p.m. More...

School News

Mount Union woman named to president’s list

Kayla Carter of Mount Union, a physical therapy major, was named to the president’s list for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Pittsburgh, Titusville Campus, with a 3.7 GPA. More...

Elizabethtown College recognizes local students

Elizabethtown College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included on the fall 2014 dean’s list. More...

School Lunch Menu

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cleaning kitchen cabinets I use white vinegar to clean greasy kitchen cabinets. I use two cups to a gallon of hot water. It is very thrifty as a gallon of white vinegar costs about $2. White vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is completely inappropriate

Dear Annie: Over the holidays, I stayed at my cousin’s home. My cousin has two children, a daughter and a son. The son is 14 years old. I noticed that the boy’s grandmother slept with him in the same bed. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015: More...

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