February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Federal authorities subpoena info from Penn State

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State has received a federal subpoena related to a former assistant football coach accused of molesting boys and is cooperating with the request, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.  More...

Local News

Meeting set to improve community activities in Robertsdale

Hoping to capitalize on the theme, “Strength in Unity,” a number of Robertsdale area residents and representatives of local civic groups have scheduled a meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. More...

Playhouse holding open auditions

The Playhouse at McConnellstown, celebrating its 30th anniversary season, will be holding open auditions for its first play, “Belles” by Mark Dunn. The production will be directed by Keith Sutton.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

HUNTINGDON — Motorists in Huntingdon Borough and outlaying areas found the drive to work Wednesday morning a little slippery. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hetrick to seek second term

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Hornets drop tight defensive battle to BG

You don’t really need a lot of points for basketball to be exciting. More...

Guthoff gets tyrone job

Steve Guthoff, a 49-year-old native of Queens, N.Y., has been promoted to head football coach at Tyrone Area High School. More...

Knicks’ Lin wilts under Miami’s Heat

Heat 102, Knicks 88   MIAMI (AP) — Jeremy Lin was no match for the Miami Heat.  Forcing Lin into easily the worst game of his remarkable run as New York’s starting point guard by running streams of defenders at him, Miami topped More...

Press Club

Southern Huntingdon gears up for ‘Charlie Brown’ musical

The Southern Huntingdon County High School music department is putting on a musical for the second year in a row. More...

Two CCA juniors to visit Austria on mission trip

Have you ever imagined going to another country just to see what it would be like?  Two Calvary Christian Academy students, Nicole Snare and Marisa Teeters, have the opportunity to do something that not too many people have the chance to do. More...

Aaron Stidd’s steps inspire Bearcats

It is 2:30 p.m. Afternoon homeroom has begun, 15 more minutes and the school day is over. Each student is sitting on his or her desk, thinking about what the rest of the day will be like once the announcements are over and the kids are free to talk. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We recommend a compromise! ANNIE

Dear Annie: For the past year, my wife, “Janie,” has been getting hot flashes. She is always broiling in the house while the rest of the family freezes. More...

New flag for Courthouse Annex

Members of the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, Sam Harker, left, and George Waite presented a new American flag to Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown, Thursday afternoon. More...

Six additional dispatchers hired at county 911 center

In an effort to better serve the county, as well as borough residents, Huntingdon Borough Council gave its approval for the hiring of two full-time and four part-time dispatchers for the county’s 911 dispatch center.  Michael Corbin of Map More...

Blair Co. men charged in scrap metal theft

A pair of Blair County men waived their preliminary hearings on misdemeanor charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition stemming from an incident that took place Dec. 31, 2011, in Huntingdon Borough. More...

State  Free Access 

PSU, town push different alternatives to student ‘holiday’

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Since its inception five years ago, the unofficial early celebration of St. More...

52 years after first letter, pen pals meet in person

CARBONDALE (AP) — Pen pal-ing was all the rage when Mary Ann Black of Carbondale sent her first letter to Britt Wenemark of Eslov, Sweden, 52 years ago.  It eventually fell out of fashion, but the two kept right on corresponding, through c More...

One trial for Philly ex-church official, two priests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A priest charged with raping a teen while on leave from the Philadelphia archdiocese will go on trial next month in a church conspiracy case, despite defense objections.  A judge refused Thursday to give the Rev. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 24 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Saturday, Feb. 25 More...

People/Pastimes

Four ways to help kids make ‘cents’ of finances

Financial literacy is as important as learning the ABC’s. More...

Family celebrates McCall’s 96th birthday

Five generations of the family of Maggie McCall and the late Moses McCall gathered to celebrate Maggie’s 96th birthday Feb. 19, 2012. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Myla Marie Border, who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Myla is the daughter of Mary and Bo Border of Huntingdon. More...

Chatter Box

The Dollar Stretcher

Cleaning Bathroom Grout  Bathroom tile can be cleaned easily by soaking paper towels in bleach and leaving them on the grout for at least one hour. When you remove them, the mildew is magically gone.  Inexpensive Doggie Coats  More...

Hints from Heloise

Bagging restaurant leftovers

Hints from Heloise

Dear Heloise: At a restaurant, instead of asking for the disposable carryout containers for LEFTOVERS, we bring a cloth shopping bag with our own reusable ones. They stack better, and the bag is a great help. More...

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