April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Accused heroin dealer in jail under $200,000 bail

A Huntingdon area man, known to the county court system, is in the Huntingdon County   Jail under a total of $200,000 bail after being charged Monday for a pair of controlled drug buys.  Brandon Adam Whisonant, 26, Piney Ridge Road, is faci More...

Local News

Walker Twp. campground receives preliminary approval

A Walker Township campground could be up and officially running by May 15, but that will depend on whether the Walker Township Board of Supervisors approve the notion. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman reported officers checked on the welfare of a young man at the request of his mother. The mother reported her son did not show up for work at 8:42 a.m. More...

Area brief

Rachel Carson Project to be presented at Juniata College

HUNTINGDON — One Life: The Rachel Carson Project will be presented by the Juniata College Women’s Chamber Choir at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in Rosenberger Auditorium on the college campus.  More...

World  Free Access 

Solar panels cause clashes with homeowner groups

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — The government wants you to install solar panels at your house, and will even give you a tax break to do it. But your neighbors? Maybe not.  More...

New Orleans festivals booming as Jazz Fest starts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Hurricane Katrina scattered New Orleans residents and its musicians across the country, many wondered if the best days of New Orleans music had drowned with the city. More...

Business News

Designs by Erica celebrating anniversary

Designs by Erica will be celebrating its one-year anniversary Monday, April 30, and though entrepreneur Erica Knepp approached the business venture with many years of experience as a florist under her belt, she also learned a lot along the way, namel More...

Huntingdon County statistics suggest future problems

Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Business and Industry board of directors, Huntingdon County Planning and Development director Richard Stahl presented “Huntingdon County: By the Numbers,” a report on county demogra More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 9, 2012  Marilynne W. Stout, grantor, to Marilynne W. Stout Trust and Marilynne W. Stout, trustee, property in Jackson Township, $1.  Susquehanna Bank and Graystone Tower Bank, grantors, to Perry J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

On the clock

Help on the way for everybody else

NEW YORK (AP) — The haul in free agency and through trades has strengthened the Broncos, Bills and Bears. Now comes the lifeblood of any NFL team: the draft.  More...

Darvish tames Yankees

American League Round-up:

rangers 2, Yankees 0  ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish had a season-high 10 strikeouts pitching into the ninth inning and worked out of a couple of jams for the Rangers in a victory over the Yankees and countryman Hiroki Kuroda.  More...

pirates slide past rockies

National League Round-up:

pirates 5, rockies 4  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had three RBIs, Casey McGehee drove in the go-ahead run with an eighthinning single and the Pirates beat the Rockies.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This isn’t your business!

Dear Annie: My sister owns seven cats, three dogs, two turtles and a lizard. They are overrunning her house. There are random bits of garbage all over the floor, along with used dishes — both human and pet. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 26, 2012:  More...

SHCSB debates budget options

Closing Trough Creek Elementary School or eliminating kindergarten were the options presented by Southern Huntingdon County School District superintendent Dr. Tod Kline at the school board’s budget workshop Monday evening.  More...

Voters cast primary ballots

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary election was heavier than many expected, at least in Huntingdon County. More...

Volunteers are considered a ‘recipe for success’ at J.C. Blair

Volunteers were recognized as the “recipe for success” at J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

Rep. Holden, dean of Pa. House members, unseated

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, Pennsylvania’s longest-serving congressman, lost his re-election bid in the Democratic primary, while Rep. Mark Critz beat fellow Democratic incumbent Rep. More...

Five incumbent state reps lose primary races

HARRISBURG (AP) — Five sitting Pennsylvania state representatives lost primaries Tuesday, and Democrats picked up a seat by winning a special election in Philadelphia.  The defeated incumbents include three with decades of service in the L More...

Critics: State failing to enforce puppy mill law

ALLENTOWN (AP) — The state office that regulates Pennsylvania’s dog-breeding industry is running out of money, has been slow to enforce new regulations meant to improve the lives of tens of thousands of kennel dogs, and faces charges that More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon designated a ‘Tree City USA’

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Charles D. More...

Maddensville Mailbox

Birthday wishes this week to Mindy Anderson, Gary Greenland, Joe Horton, Jody Hann, Gordon Locke, Raylene Russell, Justin Park, Jen Heaster, Amanda Steach, Barb Frehn, A.J. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 25   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...

Local Sports

Senator ace has Curve’s ‘number’

Harrisburg starter Jeff Mandel smoothly handled the Altoona starting lineup as he did one week ago, limiting the Curve to one run over six innings. More...

Rocket boys, Hornet girls sweep

High School Track & Field:

Three days after the Juniata Valley Invitational, athletes from Mount Union and Southern Huntingdon returned to Alexandria Tuesday to compete in an Inter-County Conference double dual against the host Hornets.  More...

Bearcats’ success is mixed at BEA

The Huntingdon track teams made the lengthy journey to Wingate Tuesday to take on Tyrone and host Bald Eagle Area in a Mountain League triangular meet. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Art League to host art show

It should be no surprise, in an area surrounded by breathtaking vistas and natural beauty, that Huntingdon County is home to many talented artists. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 8 IS REALLY GREAT! Happy birthday to Paige Makenzie Renninger who turns 8 years old today, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. Paige’s proud mother is Tierany Shives of Mapleton. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday to Curtis Robert Ramper who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. He is the son of Chad and Stephanie Ramper of Saxton and a great brother to Reagan. More...

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