April 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Multiple responders battle suspicious Todd Township wood’s fire

The cause of a large woods fire that burned a total of 10.5-acres of state forest land Friday night near Trough Creek State Park in Todd Township has been determined as “suspicious in origin” and is under investigation of Department of Co More...

Local News

More scenes from this weekend’s events

Nate Shore opts for wild neon striped hair and shields his eyes while Tracey Mitchem applies the colors Saturday during a springtime celebration of hometown spirit to mark the beginning of the Little More...

Duo waive preliminary hearings on alleged drug possession charges

Two of the three people involved in an alleged heroin overdose incident in Mount Union waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday afternoon in Huntingdon County Central Court. More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

World  Free Access 

Mike Wallace dies five months after Andy Rooney

NEW YORK (AP) — Within five months of each other, two of the men who helped make “60 Minutes” the most distinctive news show on television have died.  More...

Google creates a spectacle with project

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think texting while walking is dangerous, just wait until everyone starts wearing Google’s futuristic, Internet-connected glasses.  While wearing a pair, you can see directions to your destination appear litera More...

At 95, oldest clown keeps the smiles coming

BILLINGS, Mont. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bubbalicious

Watson won’t let green jacket change him

AUGUSTA, Ga. More...

Beyond his wildest dreams

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — His dad was hoping for a baseball player. More...

oosthuizen joins Sarazen in ‘Albatross Club’

AUGUSTA, Ga. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Where is this washing soda?

Dear Heloise: I read your column in The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger. You spoke about WASHING SODA. Where can I purchase it, and does it go under another name? Thank you. — Linda M. in New Jersey  More...

Special Sections

Celebrating hometown spirit

Mount Union’s Little League organization pulled the community together Saturday for a springtime celebration of hometown spirit to mark the beginning of the Little League season. More...

MU Fire Co. proposes council shadow program

In an effort to bridge the communication gap between the borough and the local fire service, the Mount Union Fire Co. is developing a job-shadowing program for council members.  More...

State  Free Access 

Crowd-funding sites pay off for entrepreneurs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dash of parsley, a little less vinegar and maybe a smidge more garlic.  Joey Zitzelberger spent days experimenting with seasonings until he got it right.  It was the perfect blend for the plump meatballs that soon More...

Museum curator to bake bread Civil War-style

HARRISBURG (AP) — An army is said to march on its stomach, and a central Pennsylvania museum official is planning to show people how those stomachs got filled during the Civil War.  Brett Kelley, curator of the Civil War Museum, will take More...

Record turnout expected for Penn St. trustees vote

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Thousands of Penn State graduates angered over the way the Board of Trustees handled the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal will finally get to do something about it, casting ballots for three open alumni seats in a hotly contested ele More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Poet Carl Sanburg visits Juniata College

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community

Monday, April 9   Legion Auxiliary p Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata College Spring Sports Weekend

Men’s Volleyball   More...

Erie denies Curve opening series sweep

A five-run fifth and a threerun sixth created separation that Altoona was unable to overcome as the Curve fell to the Erie Sea- Wolves 12-1 in front of 4,585 fans at Peoples Natural Gas Field Saturday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

MAN ALI VE! THIS GIRL’S 5! Lauren Kendylle- Rae Houck, is turning 5 years old today, Monday, April 9, 2012. She is the daughter of Bud and Amy Houck of Petersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

SWEET 16! Happy birthday to Michaelann Hite who turns 16 years old today, Monday, April 9, 2012. Michaelann is the daughter of Robyn Hite of Petersburg. Her proud grandparents are John and Maxine Hite. More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

10 Types of Medications That Can Make You Feel Depressed

continued from last week’s Senior Spotlight   More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Better Vacations  I have discovered that once I reach my travel destination, a great place to find out more about the flavor of the city I’m in is the local library. More...

Annie's Mailbox

If she dumps you, so be it!

Dear Annie: I recently became engaged to my wonderful girlfriend of four years. The wedding is scheduled to take place in September, and I just made the worst mistake of my life.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 10, 2012:  More...

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