March 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Blair’s Field sewer lines to be replaced

An ongoing issue to flooding, poor drainage and tree roots growing into the current sewer line along Stone Creek is part of the problem with flooding at Blair’s Field.  More...

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Local News

Lake ‘friend’ honored

A brief ceremony was held Thursday afternoon at the Huntingdon County Visitors Center to honor the late Don Brumbaugh. More...

State Dental Association sponsors poster contest

The Pennsylvania State Dental Association sponsors a poster contest annually for third grade students. The posters are judged for the quality of artwork, as well as the dental health message. More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

General News

The ice queen

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.  More...

Wooden buckets can carry time

Before me sits a piece of pine, 10 inches long and less than an inch thick; one and seven-eighths inches wide at one end, tapering to one and three-eighths inches at the other. More...

News of Yesteryear

Coalmont mobile home destroyed by fire

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lady Lions rally to get by Minnesota

Minnesota coach Pam Borton thought she had a team worthy of making a postseason tournament run. She still does, even if all the Golden Gophers can do now is hope and wait. More...

People/Pastimes

Hartslog Heritage Museum features local artist’s works

At the Hartslog Heritage Museum, the recognition and celebration of the area’s rich history continues this month as the museum highlights the talents of watercolor artist and Alexandria native, Guy Earnest Brown. The program from 2-4 p.m.  More...

Happy Birthday

SCORE! HE’S 4! Happy birthday to Bryce Ethan Brower who celebrates today, Saturday, March 3, 2012. He is the son of Chad and Jessica (Davis) Brower of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

 LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday to Leandra Nicole Swartz, who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 4, 2012. Her very proud daddy and mommy are Fern Swartz Jr. and Angel Varner, both of Calvin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Refuse to be pressured by anyone! ANNIE

Dear Annie: I’m 18 and a senior in high school. I have been with my boyfriend, “Mike,” for a year, and I love him more than anything. However, my friends feel differently. They find him loud and rude. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 5, 2012:  More...

Parents claim responsibility for safety in area schools

As evidenced time and time again in the news media, tragedy often strikes where least expected.  Small towns, close-knit communities, well-to-do families and rural schools are not immune to the recklessness of human nature. More...

School officials always preparing for ‘incidents’

Ever since the April 28, 1999, Columbine, Colo., high school shooting, local police and school officials have been preparing for a similar incident at schools across the county. More...

Sizing up the Standing Stone monument

Before Pennsylvania was “The Keystone State,” the foundry in which the government of a new nation was forged, the land that one day become our Commonwealth was rugged frontier territory, the place beyond the precarious toehold of civiliza More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Penn State police: Someone took Paternoville sign

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State authorities are looking for a driver who knocked down and stole the sign for “Paternoville” outside Beaver Stadium.  The campus police said Friday surveillance cameras captured images of a driver More...

Prison for woman who faked baby’s illness

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman will serve time in state prison for lying that her newborn had leukemia and scamming more than $10,000 in donations from well-wishers.  More...

Lyric mixes it up with ‘Show Boat,’ ‘Rinaldo’

CHICAGO (AP) — For sheer variety, it would be hard to top back-to-back performances at the Lyric Opera this week of the Broadway musical “Show Boat” and Handel’s baroque masterpiece “Rinaldo.”  More...

World  Free Access 

Oil boom and a kidnapping alter Montana town

SIDNEY, Mont. More...

Obama says he’s not bluffing on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama warned that he is not bluffing about attacking Iran if it builds a nuclear weapon, but in an interview published Friday, Obama also cautioned U.S. More...

Colleges and suicide threats: when to call home?

The email that arrived at Virginia Tech’s health center in November 2007 was detailed and unmistakably ominous. It concerned a Tech senior named Daniel Kim and came from an acquaintance at another college.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata outguns Castleton State

Eagles and York meet in tonight’s second round

After last week’s upset loss in the Landmark Conference finals against Catholic University of America, one had to wonder how Juniata would respond. More...

Township turns back Tussey

District Five Girls Class AA Basketball:

Tussey Mountain came at top-seeded Conemaugh Township with a good game plan in the District Five Class AA championship game at Pitt-Johnstown’s SportsCenter Friday night. More...

Juniata scores sweep

College Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata College men’s volleyball improved to 2-0 in Continental Volleyball Conference play with a 3-0 win over Philadelphia Biblical University Friday evening at the Owings Mills Gym in Owings Mills, Md. More...

Religion News

LENT A Time For Pray, Reflect And Repent

Aughwick-Germany Valley   More...

Prayer Shawl Ministry

The women of the Trough Creek Valley United Methodist Parish have an active Prayer Shawl Ministry. Thirteen shawls were blessed to God’s service Feb. More...

Dudley church begins mission to meet needs

The Rosary Society of the Immaculate Conception Church, Dudley, has always been dedicated to giving aid to parish families in times of need.  More...

Doctor K

Separate truth from fiction when it comes to eye health

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard so much advice on keeping your eyes healthy. Can you help me sort it out?  DEAR READER: Not all of the advice you’ve heard about eye health is true. More...

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