September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

International trade could help area

As Pennsylvania celebrates International Week, business and industry from across the pond and around the globe will take center stage. More...

Auto parts business files for bankruptcy

Huntingdon-based Miller Auto Parts and Supply Co. on Fairgrounds Road in Smithfield Township has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. More...

Special Sections

Local News

COG voices displeasure with proposed bill

Members of the Huntingdon County Council of Government (COG) will be calling their state representatives today to voice their displeasure with Senate Bill 1023. More...

Huntingdon teen charged with rape

State police at Huntingdon have filed charges of rape against a 17-year-old Huntingdon male. The charges come after three separate incidents were reported in Walker Township involving the assault of a 14-year-old female victim. More...

SHC board members hear senior class trip plans

During the Southern Huntingdon County School Board’s monthly meeting Tuesday, senior class adviser Pam Carbaugh informed the board of the students’ final decision on their class trip. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

No rain in Huntingdon Borough for 45 days

75 Years Ago Forty-nine Civilian Conservation Corps camps with a maximum of approximately 9,800 enrollees will operate in Pennsylvania during the 14th enrollment period from Oct. More...

Local Sports

Umpire ejects foul-mouthed fan

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go. More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (2-1) at Tussey Mountain (2-1), 7 p.m. More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (2-1) at Tussey Mountain (2-1), 7 p.m. Last Week in Review: The Titans forced four turnovers in a 35-21 win at Moshannon Valley. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Taxing the #RichKids

It doesn’t take long for viewers of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to realize the show is deliberately trying to make you feel poor. More...

Dreaming up fossil fuel flavors

Let’s take a cruise down the narrow byways and twisting turns that form Senator Ted Cruz’s mind. More...

Our Readers Write

A little bit of sugar Four years ago, the voters of Pennsylvania had a choice. One option was to continue spending money the state didn’t have and letting unpaid bills pile up and pass it onto the next generation. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice

The height of the season

Goldenrod has taken over the landscape, giving us the false impression that summer will last forever. More...

4-H Club News

The Spring Farms Livestock Club members met for a meeting Sept. 9. More...

Spring Farms Livestock

The Spring Farms Livestock Club held its monthly meeting Sept. 9 at the Community State Bank of Orbisonia. Club president Preston Rhodes called the meeting to order. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No excuse for lack of attention

Dear Annie: I am a 55-yearold woman, the youngest of three. When I married 30 years ago, we moved away for my husband’s job. Over the years, we have returned for summer visits, especially since our daughters are close in age to their cousins. More...

Doctor K

Time is of the essence in treating heart attack

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you tell me what happens when someone having a heart attack gets to the hospital? DEAR READER: You’re going about your day when you suddenly start to sweat and become short of breath. More...

County resident drowns in ocean

A McConnellstown man drowned in Ocean City, Maryland, after being caught in a strong rip current Wednesday afternoon. Larry Ernest, 52, was one of two drowning victims Wednesday. Reports indicate four other individuals, including Mr. More...

CJAB committee still being formed

Plans to form a committee to bring the county commissioners recommendations to improve the justice system and the possibility of a new jail continued during the bimonthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) Wednesd More...

Fiber Arts Fest venue changes, begins Friday

For area residents interested in fiber arts from the animal to the final product, a weekend event will give them the opportunity to understand that relationship. The second annual Pennsylvania Fiber Arts Fest will take place Friday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 18 Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State  Free Access 

Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor

Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks. More...

Lawyer Tom Kline gives $50M to Drexel law school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways. More...

World  Free Access 

Tips for making compost happen right

As the bumper sticker on my truck reads, “Compost Happens.” Sometimes, however, it doesn’t happen fast enough. That problem usually can be traced to some limiting factor in what a pile is fed, or to issues of moisture or aeration. More...

First episode of ‘Roosevelts’ on PBS seen by an estimated 9.1 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again millions of television viewers are transporting themselves to another century under the guidance of Ken Burns. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Angels lock up AL West title with 5-0 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels clinched the AL West title Wednesday night, getting seven dominant innings of one-hit ball from C.J. Wilson in a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. More...

Moore ready to start earning paycheck

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lance Moore played a cheerleader role when a lingering groin injury forced the Pittsburgh wide receiver to miss the first two weeks of the season. More...

COLLEGE PICKS

Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days. Florida and West Virginia are coming off those types of wins. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaala Elaine Burks who turns 3 years old today, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. She is the daughter of Rachael Lightner of Huntingdon. Jaala is the granddaughter of Carl and Arlene Rowe of Petersburg. More...

Saltillo High School Class of 1953 gathers

The Saltillo High School Class of 1953 celebrated its 60th class reunion Aug. 4 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon. Wilda (Brown) Mills offered the invocation. More...

Grill your way into fall with burgers

The weather is getting cooler, but that doesn’t mean grilling season has to burn out. More...

School News

Local students complete studies at PSU

Penn State awarded 3,142 diplomas to students university-wide who are completing 202 associate degrees, 1,773 baccalaureate degrees, 889 master’s degrees, six law degrees and 272 doctoral degrees Aug. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014: More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

UP TO THE CHALLENGE

The first race of the Chase was a microcosm of the regular season and likely a preview of the remaining playoff races. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Should anything surprise us through one round of the Chase? More...

SPEED FREAKS

A couple questions we had to ask — ourselves

Is Brad Keselowskiofficially the Chasefavorite now?GODSPEAK: “BadBrad” sits atop theKeselowski-Gordon-Harvick triangle at themoment. More...

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