March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

JJ Recycling turns 25

When Jim and Mary Hollenbaugh began buying scrap metal out of a small building at Sixth and Allegheny streets back in 1987, they had no idea what their business would grow into. For the most part, the business had a very humble beginning.  More...

Wood Twp. supports better 911 service

The Wood Township Supervisors, meeting in their regular monthly session in Robertsdale Wednesday night, agreed to submit a letter of support to Huntingdon County officials calling for improvements in 911 emergency management communications in the tow More...

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Defendants facing drug, DUI charges

A Petersburg man was taken into custody by state police while awaiting his preliminary hearing on drug possession charges during the morning session of Huntingdon County Central Court.  More...

Two-vehicle accident

A two-vehicle, roll-over crash happened in Huntingdon Borough late Wednesday morning at the intersection of Sixth and Moore streets, according to Huntingdon Borough Police. More...

Police Log

Liquor law violations   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 8   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...

Local Sports

Titans and Forest Hills employ similar up-tempo styles

PIAA Girls Class AA Basketball First Round:

Tussey Mountain continues down the postseason trail Friday evening when it travels to Richland High School in suburban Johnstown for a six o’clock PIAA Girls Class AA first-round contest against District Six champion Forest Hills.  More...

Eagles win two more

College Softball:

Juniata College softball improved to 4-2 overall with wins over Wesley College and Penn State-New Kensington as the Eagles’ spring break trip in Myrtle Beach, S.C., continued Wednesday. More...

Editorial

Time to consolidate

As an avid reader of the Opinion Line (I may from time to time rail against it, but that does not stop me from reading it each and every Saturday), I could not help but notice the number of opinions (anonymous of course) who think we ought to save mo More...

‘Abracadabra’

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Do not judge based upon assumptions

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Farm-Home-Garden

Local teens raise rare breed sheep

Same opportunity available to area youth

In 2010, Keith Anderson decided to write an essay to the Youth Conservation Program. His hope was that he would receive a rare breed sheep. Keith was notified that he not only would receive one ewe sheep, but had been awarded two sheep. More...

DE P regulations workshop scheduled for area farmers

The Huntingdon County Conservation District is planning a series of workshops for farmers in the county to educate them about new Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulations that will impact any farmer that is land-applying manure. More...

Anderson is FFA Career Pathways grant recipient

The National FFA Organization (FFA) announced that Katie Anderson of Three Springs was selected to receive a Career Pathways grant in the amount of $1,000 to initiate or improve her career development experience known as a Supervised Agricultural Exp More...

Annie's Mailbox

It doesn’t entitle her to become Bridezilla! ANNIE

Dear Annie: My best friend, “Maggie,” and I are like sisters. We have great fun, can talk about nearly anything and have supported each other through our toughest times. More...

Doctor K

A healthy brain is one that’s challenged

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard it said that we use only 10 percent of our brains, but I’m skeptical. Could it be true that we use only this small percentage of our brain capacity?  More...

NASCAR

It’s Just Too Soon

Kenseth, Hamlin win already, but there’s 34 left

Early in every season, it’s easy to get carried away. The season has 34 more races. Even Jimmie Johnson, who left the Daytona 500 (pending appeal of NASCAR penalties) with -23 points, has 24 races to make the Chase. More...

WHAT'S UP NEXT

SPRINT CUP   More...

LAS VEGAS DATA

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Confidence conquers cancer

Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength, but it doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence.  Look Good ... Feel Better, a program offered by the American Cancer Society every other month at J.C. More...

Group promoting unity, beautification in MU

A group of young adults and teens in Mount Union are rallying follow residents in their hometown to take part in positive change by helping beautify the town this spring.  The first-ever Mount Unity Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 12, garnered More...

Orby Council discusses code enforcement issues

In order to properly identify its code enforcement officer, Matt Gilliland, Orbisonia Borough Council Wednesday night agreed to purchase a badge and provide him with a photo identification card. More...

State  Free Access 

Police recover Paternoville marker, expect charges

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State police say the “Paternoville” marker has been recovered, about a week after it was taken from outside the university’s football stadium.  A university spokeswoman said Wednesday that the si More...

Trooper fatally shoots motorist on turnpike

CRYSTAL SPRING (AP) — State police say a trooper fatally shot a motorist from Maryland who attacked him following a traffic accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  More...

Crawford County farmer readies switch grass plant

MEADVILLE (AP) — There are still bugs to be worked out, problems that are bound to crop up.  That can happen when you hook up a few million dollars worth of motors, heaters, blowers, conveyors and grinding mills to do something that’ More...

World  Free Access 

Raw trade deals

My good job Has flown away; Lost it to NA F-T-A. After years of debate and delay, Congress finally passed those free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. More...

Iraq takes it personally

Iraq is a gift that keeps on giving. We kicked out their murderous dictator for them, helped them institute democracy, poured hundreds of millions of dollars into their recovery, and tried our best to interrupt their civil war. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens rally to extend streak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins honored their past Wednesday, unveiling a bronze statue outside Consol Energy Center showcasing the singular talents of Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux.  Then the Penguins went out and showed the prese More...

Lehigh claims Patriot over Bucknell

College Men’s Basketball:

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Even the decided advantage of playing the Patriot League tournament championship game at home couldn’t help Bucknell on Wednesday night.  Not with Lehigh’s Gabe Knutson making a game-saving block and C.J. More...

Temple returns to Big East fold

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a decade after Temple’s moribund football program was pushed out of the Big East, the revitalized Owls are rejoining the conference — and bringing along their potent men’s basketball team.  The scho More...

People/Pastimes

Love is theme of Lincoln Grangers Feb. meeting

Lincoln Grange met in the home of Harry and Joan Keith Feb. 23 for its monthly meeting. After a short business meeting, Jodi Keith presented a program, “Facts About Valentine’s Day.”  More...

Happy Birthday

WHEE! HE’S 3! Happy birthday to Lukas Andrew Miller who turned 3 years old yesterday, March 7, 2012. His proud parents are Ashley and Josh Miller of Alexandria. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday to Addison Molly Borst who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, March 8, 2012. Addison’s proud parents are Justin and Ehren Borst of Alexandria. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 9, 2012:  More...

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