April 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

More Secret Service agents gone; President Obama briefed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three more Secret Service officers resigned Friday in the expanding prostitution scandal that has brought scorching criticism of agents’ behavior in Colombia just before President Barack Obama’s visit for a summit More...

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Huntingdon Relay For Life to hold rummage sale   More...

Nurses aide course graduates

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center celebrated the graduation of six nurses aide students April 17. More...

Tapas trek and poetry post held

The 4 and More Cultural District hosted a tapas trek and poetry post unveiling April 14 in downtown Huntingdon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

’Cats shear Rams

Mountain League Baseball:

Before Friday’s Mountain League game at Penns Valley, the Huntingdon baseball team drew a line in the dirt, deciding that if it wanted to make the playoffs this spring, it would have to start a winning streak right now.  The Bearcats took More...

Edmiston leads Hornets over Rockets

ICC North Baseball:

Southern Huntingdon came out hitting the ball against Juniata Valley Friday and held an early 5-3 lead. More...

Short-handed ’Cats reversed at Tussey

High School Tennis:

After falling 6-1 March 22 at Huntingdon, Tussey Mountain knocked off the Bearcats 4-3 in Friday’s return match at Saxton. It was the Titans’ first win of the season after 10 losses, while the Bearcats slipped to 4-7.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Francis Larry Baker, 5301 Williamsburg Road, Huntingdon, and Edith Ann Witherite, also of Huntingdon.  Stuart Leroy Tharp Jr., 20966 Shore Valley Road, Three Springs, and Janelle Brianna Mae Weaver, also of Three Springs.  Reuben Forrest Cu More...

Spark of Hope takes to the streets

Youth from the Spark of Hope Youth Music Missionary Ensemble (Venture Crew 91) will take to the streets of Huntingdon April 22 for the 2012 Hunger Blitz. The Hunger Blitz is a youth led-initiative to support the Huntingdon Food Pantry.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Grant Jacob Guyer, who is turning 1 year old today, Saturday, April 21, 2012. His proud parents are Jon and Jessica Guyer of Huntingdon. More...

Special Sections

Flamingos in Mount Union?

If you’re a resident of Mount Union, you may have noticed there’s been an upsurge in the flamingo population in recent days. More...

Locals unsure of municipal consolidation

One of the topics of discussion at the Council of Governments meeting with Senator John Eichelberger and state Representative Mike Fleck in Warrior’s Mark Wednesday was the possibility of consolidating smaller townships and municipalities in Hu More...

April is ‘Adopt a Greyhound’ month

With long noses and longer legs, lithe bodies, soulful eyes and endearing personalities, it is little wonder that greyhounds were revered by both ancient Egyptians and Celts. More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia election officials take up GOP complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Penn State assistant AD no longer works at school

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Pa. man pleads guilty in shaken baby death

SCRANTON (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the shaken-baby death of his girlfriend’s 2-month-old son earlier this year.  Twenty-one-year-old Matthew Evans admitted Friday to shaking J More...

General News

Meeting at HCC

Come to Comcast’s Day of Caring today

Do you like working outside? How about giving back to your community? Could your family use a bonding experience? Comcast Day of Caring will fulfill all of these needs and be mutually beneficial for all parties involved.  More...

A covering of fall colors

Amanda Beck, left, and Linda Grove, both of Alexandria, display this year’s quilt fundraising project at the Huntingdon County Fair. More...

The Heinz History Center is coming to you

Why Martin Delany is not a better-known historical figure is not too difficult to understand. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

O’Brien makes sideline debut at Blue/White game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Pens beat Flyers again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steve Sullivan, Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy scored and the Pittsburgh Penguins fended off elimination with a 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal More...

Pirates fall 4-1 to Cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed only an inside-the-park homer to Alex Presley in seven innings, leading the St. Louis to a 4-1 victory over the Pirates. More...

Religion News

Celebrating Orthodox Pascha

Although the night was dark and bleak, the lights in the windows of the Epiphany of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Huntingdon, glowed warmly as worshipers gathered to celebrate Pascha (Easter) with Resurrection Matins and Divine Liturgy late in the evenin More...

Churches band together in ‘doing good’

Two Broad Top area churches have joined forces to help a family with ties to the Broad Top area by holding a benefit spaghetti dinner and hymn sing. The events will benefit the Jimmy Musser family that recently lost everything in a fire.  More...

Cycling for change

Three members of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light will be coming through Huntingdon Saturday, April 28, on the first leg of a four-day journey to Washington, D.C.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We can certainly understand your discomfort!

Dear Annie: My husband’s parents live on the farm where he grew up, which is about an hour away from my folks’ house. When we go home to visit, I prefer to stay with my parents. More...

Doctor K

It’s important to practive safe sex at any age

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a single, postmenopausal woman in my 50s. Do I still need to worry about “safe” sex?  DEAR READER: I’m surprised by how often my patients ask me the same question. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus if born before 10:05 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 23, 2012:  More...

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