April 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Salvation Army to hold annual dinner recognizing volunteers

Some days and early evenings were colder and windier than others during the six weeks before Christmas. More...

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Local News

More scenes from Raystown Cleanup Day

From the left, Cody Price, Gabe Hoover, Tony Moore and Andi Clark, a member of the Friends of Raystown Lake, sort through recycling and trash at the Raystown Lake Cleanup day Saturday. More...

Saxton Library

The last Story Hour will be from 6-7 p.m. Monday, April 30. All pre-K through 3rd grade students are invited, but the library asks those participating to pre-register by calling 635- 3533. More...

Area brief

Blood donors needed

The need for all blood types is constant and ongoing. All community members are encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood in the days and weeks ahead. Appointments are encouraged. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire burns over 600 acres in Warriors Mark Township

75 Years Ago  Dr. C.C. Ellis, president of Juniata College, Tuesday was elected president of the Huntingdon Rotary Club at the regular weekly luncheon meeting in the dining room of the Leister House. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 23 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, call 643- 0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penguins can't Fly

Philadelphia takes out Pittsburgh in six

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux had his coach call him the best player in the world.  Giroux needed one shift to prove that claim is more than hometown hype.  He flattened Sidney Crosby only 5 seconds into the game, buried his sixth More...

Lakers outlast oC in two oT

Lakers 114, Thunder 106  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored six of his 26 points in the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half for a 114-106 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder More...

Bucs, phillies lose

Major League Baseball Round-up:

National League   Cardinals 5, pirates 1  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Lohse scattered six hits while pitching into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past Pittsburgh.  More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Assessing your abilities as an aging driver

When a person first earns a driver’s license, they’ve earned more than just the right to legally operate an automobile. To many drivers, a driver’s license is symbolic of freedom and self-sufficiency.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 24, 2012:  More...

Winter advisory until tomorrow

Huntingdon County is currently under a winter weather advisory through Tuesday morning, thanks to a powerful nor’easter that came up the East Coast Sunday, bringing with it snow, rain and gusty winds.  More...

Mayfest to fill downtown Huntingdon

While walking down Washington Street in downtown Huntingdon during Mayfest, participants get the feeling of going back in time, back to the time when kings and queens ruled the land and knights jousted for sport during the Renaissance. More...

Voter turnout in question

Pennsylvania’s presidential primary is tomorrow and whether there will be much of a turnout statewide and locally is up in the air. More...

State  Free Access 

DA: Inmate hid phone in prosthetic leg

UNIONTOWN (AP) — A county detective says a man serving six months in a southwestern Pennsylvania county jail illegally hid a cellphone and charger in his prosthetic leg.  Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Greer, of Uniontown, faces a preli More...

Neighbors had reported mom of kids killed in fire

RAYNE, La. (AP) — Neighbors of four children killed in a fire in southern Louisiana say they had told police their mother left her children, aged 2 through fifth grade, home alone.  More...

Millionaire Romney says his grandfather wasn’t one

GREENCASTLE (AP) — Mitt Romney is known as a man with millions of dollars, but he wants Americans to know that his grandfather wasn’t one.  More...

World  Free Access 

Aging workforce strains Social Security, Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — An aging population and an economy that has been slow to rebound are straining the long-term finances of Social Security and Medicare, the government’s two largest benefit programs.  Those problems are getting new a More...

Great Barrington, Taos top ‘20 Best Small Towns in America’ list

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Great Barrington, Mass., and Taos, N.M., top a list of “20 Best Small Towns in America” in the May issue of Smithsonian Magazine.  More...

Local Sports

Rocket boys, Hornets girls win titles

High School Track & Field:

Track dominance makes difference for Southern boys   Juniata Valley held its second annual Invitational Track & Field Meet Saturday and Southern Huntingdon won the team trophy once again. More...

Curve top Richmond

A five-run eighth capped by an Adalberto Santos bases-clearing double, broke a 3-3 deadlock to help the Curve to an 8-3 victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels Sunday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Eagle men finish second in ECAC South volleyball event

Juniata College Spring Sports:

Men’s Volleyball   More...

People/Pastimes

Pomona Grange presents students with dictionaries

The Dictionary Project is a nonprofit organization with a goal to assist all students in completing the school year as good writers, active readers and creative thinkers by providing students with their very own personal dictionary.  More...

Special Occasions

Happy birthday to Lindsay Hess Jones of Burlington, Vt., and formerly of Huntingdon, who celebrates her birthday today, Monday, April 23, 2012. Happy birthday, Lindsay!   More...

Births

Kevin and Elizabeth Steele of Bedford are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emeline Grace Steele at 9:28 a.m. April 17, 2012, at Altoona Regional Health System. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are worse things than being alone!

Dear Annie: I’m 60, divorced and currently seeing “Don.” He’s five years my junior and extremely attentive.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Long hair becomes locks of love

®Dear Readers: If you have decided to CUT YOUR LONG HAIR, have you thought about helping a good cause at the same time? More...

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