March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton Council OKs dollar store

Meeting in special session Tuesday night, Saxton Borough Council unanimously approved plans for the construction of a new Dollar General Store (DGS) on the site of the old Saxton IGA Foodliner in downtown Saxton.  More...

Request: Please help prevent wildfires

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett recently signed a proclamation acknowledging March 18-24 as wildfire prevention week. In relation to the proclamation, the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. placed a large brush unit in service over the past weekend. More...

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Local News

Jeremy Baker is ‘MU Firefighter of the Year’

When asked what keeps him connected to the Mount Union Fire Co. after 12 years of service, assistant chief Jeremy Baker explains that he is part of a “tight knit group” that is not unlike a family.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Donald Everhart elected president of Huntingdon Rotary Club

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

New variety store open

The former Mark’s Corner Store is now the home of Grove’s Bargain and Variety Store. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 16, 2012  Leonard W. Lubinsky and Leona S. Lubinsky, grantors, to Brian R. Beatty, property in Springfield Township, $66,000.  Margaret A. Dean Estate and David S. Ford, executor, grantors, to David S. More...

Local Sports

Buchanan deals Titans opening loss

High School Tennis:

Tussey Mountain began its 2012 rebuilding season with a 5-2 loss to James Buchanan Tuesday afternoon in a match played at Mercersburg Academy.  More...

Eagles sweep Harrisburg

College Softball:

Juniata College moved back to the .500 mark for the season after a pair of good games against Penn State-Harrisburg at Weaver Park Field Tuesday. The Eagles nearly claimed two shutouts, but were satisfied with 6-0 and 5-2 wins over the Lions.  More...

Mid-state men to be honored at mat banquet

Several men with ties to central Pennsylvania will receive awards at the Pennsylvania Wrestling Hall of Fame’s annual banquet Sunday, April 15, at the Hilton Harrisburg. More...

People/Pastimes

‘Mystery Night’ at Standing Stone Elementary

As the adults, Elisha Hack, left, and Wendy Lear, look on, student sleuths, from the left, Payton Hack (facing away from the camera), Dystiny Lear, Olivia Shook, Allison Troup and Cathy Troup work ha More...

Local artist displays work at Clearfield Bank and Trust

Rachel Miller has some 15 original works on display at Clearfield Bank and Trust, Shirley Street, Mount Union, now through April 30.  More...

Student News

Brittany Diven of Mount Union has been accepted to attend DuBois Business College, Huntingdon County Campus, beginning in April. Diven is the daughter of Candy Morder and a graduate of Mount Union Area High School. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please don’t turn your back!

Dear Annie: My friend “Jodi” is 27 and very sheltered. Her parents still pay her rent and bills. I’m worried because Jodi has been acting out of character. She cheated on her husband with a 59-year-old man. More...

Hints from Heloise

Long-living buckeyes

Hints from Heloise

Dear Readers: Wow! You really responded to the column on the BUCKEYENUT, with many personal and charming memories. Here are some more:  More...

Special Sections

HPD chief hints for new officer

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman gave a subtle hint to Huntingdon Borough Council about the need for adding at least one more officer to his department.  More...

Southern reviews energy savings

School districts all over the state are being forced to trim budgets to accommodate cuts in state funding. More...

Huntingdon County grants approved

Huntingdon County will be the recipient of a number of grants that authorize several construction projects throughout the area.  More...

Reif: Consider swap for land with HCCTC

Don’t expect to see any earth moving equipment in either the near or far future, but one member of the Huntingdon Area School Board broached the subject of constructing a new Huntingdon Area School District baseball field in Mill Creek.  More...

State  Free Access 

Individual, capital gains rates unchanged for 2012

Individual tax rates are the same for 2012 as they were in 2011, as are the 15 percent maximum tax rate on capital gains. People at higher incomes won’t see their personal exemptions or deductions phased out. More...

Carbon monoxide likely culprit in three deaths

FORKSTON (AP) — State police say they now believe that carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed three cousins inside a mountain cabin in 2006 after new tests were conducted in the wake of a story by The Associated Press that raised questions abo More...

Carnegie fund lauds 21 who risked lives for others

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Texas man who saved six people from a burning building and a 70-year-old New Jersey man who helped save two children from drowning are among 21 winners of Carnegie medals for heroism.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 21   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lady Lions win at LSU, top seed UConn next

NCAA Women’s Basketball:

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Maggie Lucas backpedaled with her shooting arm extended as her fourth 3-pointer of the first half swished through, then she turned to trot back on defense while holding up three fingers on each hand. More...

Neal’s hat trick fuels Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby isn’t scoring goals. More...

Heat use 17-0 run to overcome Suns

Heat 99, Suns 95  MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh scored 29 points, LeBron James survived two scary falls and the Miami Heat used a 17-0 fourthquarter run to erase a 10-point deficit and beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Tuesday night for their 14th More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries after 2:57 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 22, 2012:  More...

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