March 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon Drop In Center threatened by budget cuts

The Huntingdon County Drop In Center is facing budget cuts that director Larry Strait says will result in an increase in public expenses in the long run.  More...

Local News

Broad Top Township prepares for bridge replacement project

Broad Top Township Supervisors Robert Figard, Donald Black and chairman Donald Hedge Jr. More...

Portraits of the past

Performing at the Fireman’s Festival at the old Smithfield Fire Hall (now Napa Auto Parts) on Mount Vernon Avenue in 1954, the Smithfield Community Band was dressed for a concert on a flatbed s More...

Area brief

Parson Road to close for repaving in Tell, Dublin townships   TELL/DUBLIN TWPs. More...

World  Free Access 

EPA to reduce new power plants’ carbon pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will press ahead on Tuesday with the firstever limits on heat-trapping pollution from new power plants, ignoring protests from Republicans who have said the regulation will raise electricity prices and More...

Local Sports

’Cats roll past Mifflin Co.

High School Softball:

Just three days earlier, Huntingdon needed to dent the plate 15 times to edge visiting Juniata for an opening-day victory. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Trout Talk   Local anglers who are too impatient to await the April 14 opening of trout season in Huntingdon County are reminded that Saturday, March 31, they can “jump the gun” by heading for not-so-distant streams in Juniata, Frank More...

Juniata zips past W&J in 9-0 style

College Men’s Tennis:

Juniata College men’s tennis extended its winning streak to four matches with a 9-0 shutout over Washington & Jefferson College Monday afternoon at the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.  Justin Wisniewski (Moorestown, N.J.) and Brice Morey More...

Editorial

Privatizing DOC health care

Part of what we are hearing in the 2012 election campaigns is the debate over the extent of governmental services. In part, spurred on by the Tea Party movement, candidates are talking about smaller and supposedly cheaper government. More...

Gun control and Dick Cheney

A young man in Florida wearing a hoodie was shot for what he wore and where he was. More...

Commentary

Those newfangled ingrediants

Do you care what’s in the food you eat?  More...

Chatter Box

How time flies

Oh how time flies! It’s hard to believe a year ago I was preparing for the birth of our son, Russell James, and now he will celebrate his 1st birthday Sunday, April 1. More...

Healthy Living

How to prevent or alleviate symptoms of seasickness

Few things can spoil a day at sea faster than a bout of seasickness. People from all walks of life can experience motion sickness, whether it occurs on the water, in a moving car or even on an amusement park ride. More...

Annie's Mailbox

She may be afraid of jinxing you!

Dear Annie: I have been with “Tony” for three years. When I started seeing him, I didn’t realize he was still legally married to a woman who cheated on him. He promised to divorce, but things remain the same. More...

Doctor K

Simple measures help treat urinary incontinence

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a middle-aged woman with urinary incontinence. Is there any way to treat this problem without drugs or surgery?  DEAR READER: I’m glad you asked. More...

Special Sections

HCBI receives special guest

It was a special day at Huntingdon County Business and Industry’s (HCBI) monthly board meeting. More...

MUASB at project closure

With the exception of a few tasks left to complete, the last of the renovation contractors at Mount Union Area High School is about ready to call it a wrap.  The Mount Union Area School Board felt confident enough Monday with the progress made b More...

Rick Henney resigns as Smithfield Township Supervisor

Stating personal and health issues, Smithfield Township Supervisor Rick Henney unexpectedly announced his resignation from the board of supervisors Monday morning. The effective date of his resignation is March 31.  More...

State  Free Access 

Santorum looks to deny Romney a win by any means

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum, showing signs of fatigue and frustration while grasping for strategies to right his unsteady White House bid, is trying to derail Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney using any means available — even contrad More...

Analysis

Convictions cost Republicans pensions

HARRISBURG (AP) — In a series of recent real-life courtroom dramas, a judge spelled out the consequences of corruption for nine Republicans convicted as a result of a sweeping state investigation.  More...

GOP senator convicted of theft of services

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Republican state Sen. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

East Broad Top Railroad now considered historical attraction

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

New day dawns

Lions begin first spring drills under O’Brien

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Surveying the throng of media waiting patiently at desks in front of him at Beaver Stadium, Bill O’Brien looked like a teacher on the first day of school.  More...

Baylor humbles Tennessee 77-58

NCAA Women’s Basketball:

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Top-seeded Baylor rolled through the Des Moines regional with such ease that the only stress the Bears had to endure was a late-game scuffle with Tennessee that saw Brittney Griner ejected.  Baylor can breathe easy More...

Granger’s 25 help Pacers beat Heat

Pacers 105, Heat 90  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Danny Granger scored 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat 105-90 on Monday night.  Darren Collison added 20 points, and Paul George had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who More...

People/Pastimes

Rotary Club Students of the Month

The Huntingdon Rotary Club was pleased to award March “Student of the Month” honors to three very deserving students March 13, from the left, front row, Madison McCool, Huntingdon Interac More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Nash Walter Coleman who turns 5 years old today, March 27, 2012. He is the son of Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, N.Y., and the big brother of Elliott. More...

Dudley Historical Site group plans events

The Dudley Historical Site group has had much success in the last two years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 28, 2012:  More...

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