April 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Next phase way in sewer project

With 100 percent of the pipe in place for the Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority’s sewer line extension project, there are two major projects yet to be completed, according to sewer facility manager Todd Musser. More...

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Saxton Borough Council handles routine business

Saxton Borough Council agreed Thursday evening to place $10,000 on a $40,000 tax anticipation loan it borrowed earlier in the year to help meet some of its first of the year expenses. More...

Area briefs

Rehabilitation work to commence on two bridges   More...

Cromwell supervisors question sewage system costs

Cromwell Township Supervisors Buzz Gutshall, Tom Barron and chairman Barry Welch expressed frustration Wednesday evening over increased costs of the development of the township’s proposed sewage system to serve the Pogue and Pine Tree Village a More...

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Diamond Naturals dog food recalled

ATLANTA (AP) — Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling its Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.  A statement from the company Friday said no illnesses have been reported and More...

Navy jet crashes into Va. apartments, pilots eject

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A fighter jet that malfunctioned just after takeoff hurtled into a Virginia Beach apartment complex on Friday in a spectacular crash that sent flames and black smoke billowing from the rubble.  More...

Local Sports

Drew denies Juniata sweep in nightcap

Juniata College split a doubleheader with visiting Drew University in Landmark Conference competition in similar fashion. More...

Gearhart second in district

Nicholas Gearhart of Huntingdon (right) finished second at the district level of the annual Elks Hoop Shoot held earlier this year in Bellefonte. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Couples shares lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Before there was Tiger, Rory, Sergio or Phil, a smooth-swinging guy named Freddie used to make ‘em go crazy at the Masters.  He can still make it interesting.  More...

Cardinals spoil Brewers’ opener

National League

Cardinals 11, Brewers 5  MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Freese hit a two-run drive for one of four St. Louis homers off Yovani Gallardo, and the Cardinals spoiled the Milwaukee Brewers’ opener with an 11-5 victory on Friday.  More...

Edgin sees action

Three Springs native Josh Edgin saw his first game action for the Class AA Eastern League Binghamton Mets Friday night.  With the B-Mets losing 2-1, the left-handed closer worked a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts, allowing one hit. More...

Religion News

Special events, services

MAAZ Easter egg hunt   More...

A scriptural reflection about Easter

I suppose Easter for many people means nothing more than that one Sunday a year that the whole family goes to church together and then goes to a fancy restaurant after the service. However, Easter means so much more. More...

First Baptist ‘Birthday Group’ meets

The Birthday Group of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at T&Ts Restaurant for lunch March 14.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests which included quite a number of folks facing surgery, cancer treatments, bereavement and many other p More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We suggest you keep in touch!

Dear Annie: My 64-year-old brother has refused to talk to my 86-year-old father for nearly 10 years. When our mother died, Dad married a nice Christian widow. He then sold the family home. He and his new wife built a new one in another town. More...

Doctor K

Knuckle-cracking is annoying but harmless

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband cracks his knuckles constantly. Aside from the fact that I find it annoying, I’m also worried that it’s bad for him. Can knuckle-cracking lead to arthritis or other problems?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Sagittarius if born after 8:12 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 9, 2012: More...

Easter brings reflection and fun for many

Easter can be synonymous with renewal, rejuvenation and hope for all. From Easter egg hunts, dyeing eggs, baskets filled with copious amounts of candy, Easter brings fun and reflection for many. More...

Huntingdon may increase pool fees

Memberships and daily fees for the Isett Community Pool have been for the most part considered reasonable. More...

Juniata College class investigates alien abductions

Dr. David Widman, professor of psychology at Juniata College, will be leading an exploration into the realm of the extraterrestrial as part of one of the modules offered through Juniata’s summer remote field course. More...

State  Free Access 

His mission: To rid Philly of ‘bandit’ signs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — He’s not looking to sell gold or to unload extra diabetic test strips. More...

College ID cards fail Pennsylvania voter ID test

MUHLENBERG (AP) — When Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law this month requiring voters to present photo ID at the polls in order to cast their ballots, it looked like college students got a break.  More...

Christian concert aimed at filling churches

READING (AP) — Believers in the power of music, message and prayer want to swell the ranks of Christian mainstream churches and create a greater sense of religious community, especially among Berks County youth.  The “God’s Not More...

General News

Rescued dog helps storyteller entertain children

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Once upon a time there was an emaciated dog who was kept in a crate for such long hours that she could not run very far. More...

Dog Scouts of America have troops in 22 states

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They’ve got badges and campouts, cookie drives and troops in 22 states. The Dog Scouts of America even has a motto or two as the half-human, half-hound organization goes about the business of doing good deeds.  More...

Military pets minded while owners away

HARRISBURG (AP) — Dehlila’s owners spent 13 months on the other side of the world.  Yet, when owner and dog were reunited over the weekend, it was as if they’d been apart just a few days.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

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Births

Jessica M. Patterson of East Freedom and Tyler J. Snyder of Williamsburg are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Baylaa Marie Snyder, at 11:02 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Altoona Regional Health System. More...

Special Occasions

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Barry Hetrick Jr., who celebrates his birthday Wednesday, April 11, 2012. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

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