April 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewer authority makes final plea

The Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority is making one last plea to residents who qualify for assistance for their tap-on fees for the sewer extension project.  More...

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Police Log

PFA violation   HENDERSON TWP. — Dakota Whisonant, Huntingdon, violated a protection from abuse order March 25 at the Kwik-Fill station on Route 22. He was taken into custody by state police at Huntingdon.  Property found   More...

Ulrich named Paul Harris Fellow

On March 27, the Huntingdon Rotary Club was pleased to award Foster G. Ulrich, Huntingdon’s former mayor, with the coveted “Paul Harris Fellow” designation. More...

Area briefs

‘Hello, Dolly’ to be presented at HAHS   More...

World  Free Access 

Minn. waitress reclaims $12,000 tip after dispute

MOORHEAD, Minn. More...

US to sink ghost ship dislodged by last year’s Japan tsunami

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. More...

Coming up with a new menu is a whopper of a task

MIAMI (AP) — When Burger King set about to fix its ailing empire, the fast food giant started by scrutinizing everything on the menu — even the mayonnaise.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

As Westwood rises at Masters, Stenson plowed under

AUGUSTA, Ga. More...

‘Doc’ prescribes zeros in Pittsburgh

Major League Baseball Round-up:

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If only Roy Halladay and the Philadelphia Phillies had gotten this 1-0 win last October.  Halladay was nearly flawless for eight innings Thursday and the Phillies showed off their pitching from the start, opening a new se More...

Curve take opener

Reigning Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Player of the Year Robbie Grossman set the tone with two hits, including a homer, two runs scored and two batted in to lead the Altoona Curve past the Erie SeaWolves 7-4 in front of an opening-night crowd of 5 More...

Annie's Mailbox

You have to accept her as she is!

Dear Annie: For 20 years, I’ve considered my sister, “Trina,” my best friend. A couple of years ago, she was transferred into a very difficult work position. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Getting out underarm stains

Dear Heloise: Help! Any advice for getting UNDERARM STAINS from deodorant/perspiration out of men’s shirts? Thanks. — J.A. in Dayton, Ohio  More...

Special Sections

HPD to get new officer

In the year and one-half he has been chief of police of Huntingdon Borough, Rufus Brenneman has been hoping to hire one more police officer to fill the vacancy left in the department when he became chief. More...

Kindergarten is ‘fundational’

In his book, “All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” author Robert Fulghum states, “The kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources and eager to learn. More...

Saxton Borough Council plans for secretary’s absence

Saxton Borough Council learned Thursday evening that it will be necessary to bring in help to temporarily replace borough secretary Jamie Foster who will be out of the office due to health reasons. More...

State  Free Access 

Resentment lingers in Pa. after Santorum’s loss

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senate in a rout. More...

Feds: Man evaded taxes on lottery winnings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man evaded roughly $132,000 in income taxes in 2009 and 2010 by having friends cash in his winning lottery tickets, the only source of income mentioned in a federal grand jury indictment alleging he earned about $481,000 in More...

Few issues resolved at Sandusky pretrial hearing

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer said after a short pretrial hearing Thursday that he expected the presiding judge to soon dismiss defense motions to have the child sexual abuse charges More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hospital CEO announces Mount Union Medical Center staying open

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Emma S. Steele, Huntingdon, has assumed the duties of her office as Prothonotary of Huntingdon County. The commission, from Secretary of the Commonwealth David L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 6   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, April 7   More...

Local Sports

’Cats fade at No. Cambria

High School Boys’ Volleyball:

Huntingdon’s young squad gave defending District Six Class AA champion Northern Cambria everything it could handle during the first set of Thursday evening’s Mid-State Conference match on the Colts’ home floor.  More...

Titans fall 5-2 at Windber

High School Tennis:

In its best showing since the season opener, Tussey Mountain managed a pair of singles points in dropping a 5-2 verdict to Windber Thursday at Saxton.  The young Titans only had three points over six matches since starting the year with a 5-2 lo More...

Claysburg stymies Trojans; Hornets, Titans triumph

High School Baseball Round-up:

Claysburg-Kimmel 2, Mount Union 0   More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 28

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 28 from the Stone Church of the Brethren completed some “cheerful service,” working on trail maintenance at Greenwood Furnace and moved and recemented a trail More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Trentin Dunn who turns 1 year old today, Friday, April 6, 2012. Trentin is the son of Tyler and Kelsey Dunn, who are stationed at Beale AFB, California. More...

Troop 28 holds Court of Honor

Dianne and John Bittikofer were guests along with their protege, Legend, at Boy Scout Troop 28’s Court of Honor. The Bittikofers volunteer to train and socialize service dogs for Canine Companions for Independence. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio if born after 8:18 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 7, 2012:  More...

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