April 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey board hears plan for learning experience project

The Tussey Mountain School Board listened to a proposal from high school Building Construction Occupations (BCO) instructor John Husick to allow students to construct a 37-ft. trailer as part of a learning experience project. More...

Local News

Two injured in three-vehicle crash

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Route 22 in the area of Top’s Diner in Henderson Township. More...

Police Log

DUI   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon say charges of driving under the influence have been filed against Richard Wilson, 22, Croghan Pike. More...

Juniata College holds mock accident drill

Crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue Department 65 begin cutting away the door with the Jaws of Life during a mock accident drill on the campus of Juniata College Friday evening. More...

World  Free Access 

Man’s claims circumcision ‘robbed’ him

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota prison inmate is suing the hospital where he was circumcised as a newborn, saying he only recently became aware that he’d undergone the procedure and that it robbed him of his sexual prowess.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 17   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 

NHL hits Pens

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Craig Adams has been suspended by the NHL for Game 4 of their playoff series against Philadelphia for instigating a fight.  More...

Nats roll behind Strasburg

Major League Baseball Round-up:

National League   Nationals 6, Astros 3  WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg pitched six innings for his second win of the season, to lead the Washington Nationals to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.  More...

Rangers, Bruins, Blues lead 2-1

Rangers 1, Senators 0  OTTAWA (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves for his fourth NHL playoff shutout, and Brian Boyle scored for the third straight game to break a thirdperiod tie as the New York Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 1-0 on M More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon native joins in coopertive military exercises

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in a combined live-fire training exercise with Republic of Korea Soldiers at Rodriguez Multi-purpose Range C More...

Happy Birthday

FOREM AN GAGE IS TURNING 1! Happy birthday to David Gage Snyder who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, April 18, 2012. His proud parents are Jacob and Jessica (Feagley) Snyder of Huntingdon.  More...

Engaged to Wed

KLING-KNEPPER  Danyelle Dawn Kling of Broad Top and Jeffrey Daniel Knepper of Waterfall are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Children should never assume!

Dear Annie: I am 24 and have four small children under age 10. My mother was in a car accident last fall that left her paralyzed from the chest down, and she now lives with us. More...

Doctor K

Take control of alcohol before it takes control of you

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am a 42-year-old man who drinks alcohol pretty much every day. Although I don’t feel “out of control” from the amount I drink, I know it’s more than the recommended amount. More...

Special Sections

MUASB agrees to redo bonds

The Mount Union Area School Board set the wheels in motion Monday evening to save an estimated half-million dollars by refinancing a series of bonds.  The resolution approved by the board authorizes the refinancing of most of the district’ More...

Resident airs concerns to JVSD

Over the last couple of months, Juniata Valley School District resident John Hutton has been questioning the school board over several issues, which have ranged from the budget to curriculum standards. More...

Little rain again recorded in March

At the end of the first three months of 2011, Huntingdon County had received an average total rainfall of 10.62 inches because of over six inches of rain in March. More...

State  Free Access 

Philly activists: Denied entrance to Romney event

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than a dozen activists who bought tickets to a Philadelphia event featuring Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney say they were denied entrance without explanation.  More...

Penn State president Erickson gets grand jury subpoena

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State President Rodney Erickson received a subpoena last week to testify regarding the investigation into former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the university said Monday.  More...

Patriot-News wins local reporting Pulitzer Prize

HARRISBURG (AP) — A young reporter helped an old newspaper win its first Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot- News of Harrisburg staff won for local reporting for their coverage of a child sex-abuse scandal at Pen More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ground breaking held for expansion of SEPA, Inc.

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Trojans rebound over improving Rockets

ICC North Baseball:

Mount Union put its wheels back on the rails Monday, and Southern Huntingdon continued to inch closer to getting on track in their Inter-County Conference North Division backyard battle between a pair of young ball clubs.  More...

Mike Hudy in line for ’Cat grid job

While it cannot be made official until next week’s regular monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board, it came to light during Monday night’s workshop session that Mike Hudy has been recommended to become the Bearcats’ 16th More...

Hornets squander big lead at Bellwood

Juniata Valley appeared to be heading toward another nice win at Bellwood-Antis in Inter- County Conference North Division play Monday, following up its 5-3 win over Claysburg-Kimmel last Friday. More...

Editorial

What the 2012 nomination fight taught use about politics

It’s an ill wind that blows no good and a rare political season that brings no lessons. Here are six salient teaching moments inspired by the finally concluded Republican presidential contest. More...

Educational reform

Thanks to a recent conversation with my friend, Dr. More...

Commentary

Obama’s attack on Republicans was unmitigated gall

President Obama’s recent attack against Republicans was a shameful litany of excuses that included blaming all of his fiscal failures on George W. Bush.  More...

Chatter Box

Celebrating accomplishments

Spring is such an exciting time of year for school students. They are enjoying the exciting preparations for the end of the academic year and many have outdoor and field trip opportunities to which they look forward.  More...

Healthy Living

FACTS ABOUT CHILDHOOD FEVER

Fevers scare many parents. When a child’s temperatures rises, it can induce panic and helplessness. More...

Choosing a doctor

Choosing the right doctor is a critical decision that requires some in-depth research. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces if born before 8:59 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 18, 2012:  More...

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