October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents, group share views of area

While attendance was low for the first meeting of the Huntingdon County Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) marketing group Tuesday evening, the ideas shared were vast. More...

Injured Mount Union teen welcomed home

Members of the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. had reason to celebrate Tuesday afternoon as they provided a hero’s welcome to one of their own as he returned home after four months in the hospital. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Shootin’ for PRIDE

Clearfield Bank & Trust team member Jackie Confer, seated, takes a turn in a shootout game as fellow teammates, from the left, Kim Defibaugh, Katie Laird and Robin McKim, look on during the Hunti More...

Fire moderately damages Wood Township home

Fire of an undetermined origin caused moderate damage to a Wood Township residence early Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out shortly after 1 a.m. at the Brian Welch residence located at 21167 Coles Valley Road. More...

Police Log

Retail theft SMITHFIELD TWP. — Natalie Krause, 30, Huntingdon, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for retail theft at Walmart at 6716 Towne Center Blvd. at 3:13 p.m. Oct. 20. Summary of incidents More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Construction to begin on Saxton landfill

75 Years Ago Plans for the immediate construction of a $130,000 auditorium on the Juniata College Campus were approved at the annual autumn meeting of the College Board of Trustees, it was announced by Dr. Charles C. Ellis, president of the college. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats dominate; Trojans, Hornets, Titans lose

The last time Huntingdon faced Central this season, the Scarlet Dragons pushed the Bearcats to a long five-game set before Huntingdon pulled out the victory. More...

Women’s Field Hockey:

Eagles rebound with 3-2 OT win over Crusaders

The theme of the season so far for the Juniata College field hockey team has been dramatic victories and the Eagles continued that Tuesday, defeating Susquehanna 3-2 in double overtime. More...

Women’s Volleyball:

Clarion sweeps by Juniata

Juniata women’s volleyball hosted Division II Clarion University Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The teams played close sets, but it was the Golden Eagles who came out on top 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-17). More...

People/Pastimes

SCI Huntingdon Retirees hold annual fall banquet

The State Correctional Institution Retiree’s Association honored four of its own during the 20th annual banquet held Oct. 18 at the Smithfield Fire Hall. President Dan Cooper welcomed the group of retirees, spouses and friends. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adrianne Marie Gutshall who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Her proud parents are Jason and Nichole Gutshall of Boalsburg. More...

American Legion auxiliary holds October meeting

The auxiliary to Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, held its monthly meeting Oct. 14 at the post home. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Slow cooking

Dear Readers: Isn’t it nice to come home at the end of a long day to the fabulous smells of a great meal? You can, and all it takes is a SLOW COOKER and a little planning. More...

Police may have robbery suspect

State police at Huntingdon may have a person of interest in the Oct. 19 robbery at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Smithfield. More...

Leaders dispute statistics, minutes

A dispute over meeting minutes among the Huntingdon County Commissioners regarding local domestic violence statistics continued during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

SHCSB members OK employee cash bonus

A lengthy discussion over a cash award for a district employee ensued among members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board during their monthly meeting Tuesday night. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 22 Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

State  Free Access 

Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls’ education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday. More...

$8M given to 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent More...

Teacher hurt by rock thrown on car: Eager for home

DANVILLE (AP) — A schoolteacher severely injured by a rock thrown from the overpass of a Pennsylvania interstate said Tuesday she was looking forward to getting back to her Ohio home and seeing her 12-year-old dog Coco. More...

Business News

Stoudnour Petroleum relocates, ready to serve customers

Stoudnour Petroleum Inc. has been around for over 50 years, providing customers in the region with a host of services and products. And now the family owned and operated business has taken another giant step in its commitment to serving the public. More...

Mutual Benefit Group named ‘Best Places to Work in PA’ for sixth year

Mutual Benefit Group has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2014. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has been named to the list, initially being named in 2009. More...

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. announces third quarter earnings, dividend declaration

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014, of $17.3 million, or 19 cents per diluted share. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Charges are unfounded

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The NCAA and Oklahoma State announced Tuesday that allegations of widespread misconduct in the football program outlined in a Sports Illustrated expose last year were “fundamentally unfounded.” More...

Penn State challenged by expectations, OSU

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin says one of the biggest challenges he faces in his job is meeting high expectations of a huge fan base. Even larger, perhaps, than meeting No. 13 Ohio State on Saturday night. More...

Sharapova loses

SINGAPORE (AP) — Maria Sharapova’s chances of claiming the season-ending No. 1 ranking were hurt Tuesday after a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ would suffice

Dear Annie: A few years ago, I obtained a quote from a company for a manufacturing service. My business ended up not using them. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra if born before 7:57 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Scorpio. The Moon is in Libra until 5:10 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014: More...

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