April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Warm Springs Ave. wall is not borough’s

Over the years, there have been concerns regarding the safety of the stone wall along Warm Springs Avenue in Huntingdon Borough. There have collapses, particularly in the area between the 1100 block and 1200 block of the avenue. More...

PennDOT limits Penn Township

Penn Township Supervisors were the target of grievances from discontented residents at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening, and though all on the board offered their support in Steve Grove’s plea to conquer barriers imposed by PennDOT, most o More...

Local News

Wood Township Supervisors address maintenance issues

Meeting in their April session recently in Robertsdale, the Wood Township Supervisors acted on a number of maintenance related matters and approved donations to several civic organizations. More...

Walker Twp. to add weight limits on several roads

The Walker Township Supervisors approved a motion at their monthly meeting Monday night to advertise a new ordinance that will put weight limits on several township roads.  More...

Lions help plant trees

Members of the Huntingdon Lions Club helped the Huntingdon Tree Commission in efforts to plant trees within the borough. The Lions Club purchased two trees and helped plant four trees April 9. More...

World  Free Access 

N.C. town’s chief can’t shoot, loses gun and badge

RICHLANDS, N.C. More...

Santorum’s early success pushed GOP to the right

WASHINGTON (AP) — From obscure former senator driving a pickup truck across Iowa, Rick Santorum made a surprising — he calls it miraculous — leap to become the most formidable threat to Mitt Romney’s march to the Republican no More...

Business News

Long’s Outpost receives Pinnacle Award

On March 9, Long’s Outpost, Inc. received the “Pinnacle Award” from Orgill, Inc. for the second year in a row. More...

A taxpayer’s nightmare: the IRS audit

It’s a taxpayer’s worst nightmare: the letter in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service.  “It creates a lot of anxiety,” said Bob Meighan, a vice president at TurboTax, the tax preparation software.  More...

Barlow earns forensic CPA credential

Kathleen T. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers edge Pirates

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fans in right field began serenading Andre Ethier midway through the home opener Tuesday, singing several choruses of “Happy Birthday” and raising drinks in honor of both the outfielder’s 30th birthday a More...

Sports ... in Brief

Arkansas fires Petrino   More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Strawberry secrets

Dear Readers: STRAWBERRIES are delicious, and I love them for a “sweet” treat after a meal. Of course they go in cereal, smoothies, ice cream and salads. However, here are some “very berry” hints for you:  More...

Special Sections

Drop-In Center fights to keep doors open

The 27 percent decrease to mental health funding the state is proposing to impose as part of sweeping budget cuts will have major impacts on the Huntingdon Drop-In Center, and they’re not taking it sitting down.  More...

JOC approves tentative budget

The Joint Operating Committee of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center was presented with its tentative operating budget for 2012-13 by business manager Pam Farabaugh during Tuesday evening’s monthly meeting of the committee.  More...

Commissioners sign engineering agreement

The Huntingdon County Commissioners unanimously approved an engineering agreement with Keller Engineers during a short weekly meeting of the county board. The meeting lasted approximately 30 minutes.  More...

Kistler officials focus on derelict properties

Kistler Borough Council devoted much of Tuesday night’s monthly meeting to discussing several homes which appear to be in violation of the borough’s property maintenance and vector control ordinance.  More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State trustees election voting begins

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State alumni could start voting Tuesday for three contested seats on the university’s Board of Trustees in the first election since the board was criticized for its actions in the aftermath of child sexual abuse More...

Trial begins for boy accused of murder at 11

NEW CASTLE (AP) — A judge hearing the murder trial of a boy who was 11 when his father’s pregnant fiancee and her unborn son were killed heard from a tree trimmer who says he called police after the victim’s 4-year-old daughter emer More...

Santorum doesn’t reveal much about future

LANCASTER (AP) — Rick Santorum didn’t reveal much when asked what’s next for him, other than to say that he’d like to get some sleep.  Santorum spoke Tuesday night at an event at Lancaster Bible College in front of a crow More...

General News

Area briefs

Tapas trek, poetry post unveiling planned for National Poetry Month   More...

Bicycle art show features photography, recycled art

Bicycle enthusiasts will have the opportunity to view the sport through the artistic eye of two artists until Tuesday, April 24, at the Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon.  More...

News of Yesteryear

David Goodman Sr. named to board of Penn Central National Bank

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 11 Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Around The Broad Top

Broad Top City continues to grow, improve

A recent population trend study performed on Huntingdon County indicated that Broad Top City Borough is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the county. More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Rockets and Titans win on road; Hornets bow

High School Baseball Round-up:

Mount Union 6, Bellwood 1  More...

Rockets, Hornets and Titans score big; Trojans falter

High School Softball Round-up:

Southern 16, Moshannon 6   More...

High School Tennis Round-up:

’Cats beat Bisons

Huntingdon 4, Clearfield 3  More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods meet

The Friends of the Woods, auxiliary to Westminster Woods Retirement Community, held its regular meeting in the Commons Dining Room April 5 with 42 members and four guests in attendance. More...

Student News

Local student performs at Kimmel Center

Paul Cornelius, Southern Huntingdon County High School graduate and Saltillo native, had the honor of his third successful performance at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia with the Grammy winning Temple University Symphony Orc More...

Births

Jason and Megan Boyer of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their twins, a daughter, Taylor Lynn Boyer, and a son, Knox Timothy Boyer, March 26, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You need to step back from the drama!

Dear Annie: I am a 22-yearold senior in college and will graduate in May. There is a growing riff in my family, and most of it is due to my stepmother. She says horrible things about my family (and others) when she thinks no one is listening. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 12, 2012:  More...

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