March 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area homeowners urged to buy flood insurance

In light of last year’s events, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department has released a statement urging consumers to consider buying flood insurance sooner rather than later. More...

Local News

Police/Fire Log

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News of Yesteryear

Winston Chesney seeks Republican nomination for commissioner

75 Years Ago  A disastrous fire last night claimed one of Huntingdon’s finest homes and today left the Orlady House on Oneida Heights a flame-swept, water-logged ruin. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 19   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, call 643- 0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Spring Sports

Baseball   Juniata College pounded out four runs on nine hits, led by a Brad Medellin home run, but the Eagles came up short in a 10-4 loss to the University of Scranton in Sunday’s rubber game of the threegame Landmark Conference weekend More...

Bankos gets honor

Juniata College senior Ashton Bankos was named an honorable mention on the D3hoops.com Division III All-America Team, which was announced Saturday.  Bankos earned consideration for the award after being named D3hoop.com’s All-Mid-Atlantic More...

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People/Pastimes

Myers-Morgan

Caitlin Jay Morgan of McVeytown and Kevin Lee Myers of Mill Creek were united in marriage during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony Sept. 10, 2011, at the Ryde United Methodist Church, Ryde. The Rev. Dan Mansberger and the Rev. More...

Happy Birthday

SCORE! HE’S 4! Happy birthday to Andrew Jeffrey Leonard, who turns 4 years old today, Monday, March 19, 2012. He is the son of Jeff and Heidi Leonard of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

March 19, 2012  Happy birthday to Paul “Julio” Rodgers of Huntingdon who celebrates his birthday today, Monday, March 19, 2012. Happy birthday, “Julio!”   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

De-gunking the dispenser

Dear Heloise: Any hints for keeping the LIQUID FABRICSOFTENER DISPENSER in my washer clean and free of buildup? — Briana, via email  That dispenser can get pretty yucky! Here is a really easy hint: Pour some hot water into it and let sit. More...

Special Sections

Man accused of pointing gun at two females

A Mapleton area man was sent to the Huntingdon County Jail Sunday on $100,000 bail by Magisterial District Judge Douglas Gummo after he was taken into custody by state police at Huntingdon as the result of a Sunday afternoon incident along Smith Vall More...

Habitat to build ‘green’ homes

Two more families will soon be working on putting their own homes together with the help of volunteers from the Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity. More...

Volunteers cleaning up illegal dump sites benefit from great weather

With the weather being so warm in recent weeks, it made service projects like the one Saturday a pleasant experience for the 45 volunteers who came to clean up illegal dump sites. The event started at 9 a.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Shoe found in Gettysburg wall puzzles scholars

GETTYSBURG (AP) - The calfskin leather was dirty but intact, after 160 years hidden within the walls of a Gettysburg dormitory. With a square toe and thin sole, the relic is unassuming enough. More...

Couple's 1800s portraits reunited at Philly museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - It might be the first time a separated couple got back together thanks to their great-great-great granddaughter. More...

American killed in Yemen for alleged proselytizing

TAIZ, Yemen (AP) - Militants in Yemen have killed an American teacher to protest Christian proselytizing by Westerners. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rash of upsets subside as top four seeds reach Sweet 16

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

WEST REGIONAL  Michigan St. 65, St. Louis 61  More...

Guards Lucas and Bentley spark Lady Lions past UTEP

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament:

KINGSTON REGIONAL  Penn State 85, UTEP 77  BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Wade, Bosh lead Heat

Heat 91, Magic 81  MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Bosh added 23 points and the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic 91-81 on Sunday night to extend their home winning streak to 13 games.  More...

Senior Spotlight

How to improve your landscape before selling

Selling a house is seldom easy, and homeowners are often willing to do whatever it takes to make their home more attractive to prospective buyers. One of the areas sellers typically focus on is the home’s landscaping. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Got stainless?  I have a great tip for cleaning stainless steel appliances. Use baby oil on a soft cloth and wipe. The results are amazing!  Moldy grout  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please make one last attempt to resolve this!

Dear Annie: Four years ago, my adult son was divorced and then lost his job. He tried selling his house, but couldn’t find a buyer. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 20, 2012:  More...

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