May 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Methanol treatment to be considered

If you have driven past the Huntingdon wastewater treatment facility recently, you may have smelled something a little different than the “normal” odors which come from the facility.  More...

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Local News

Mount Union-Kistler students raise funds for Humane Society

The Huntingdon County Humane Society received a boost from its young supporters at Mount Union-Kistler Elementary School who raised $1,000 cash and amassed a collection of much-needed food and supplies for the animal shelter.  Kim Whittaker, Hun More...

Police Log

Bike found   WALKER TWP. — A bike which was found near Station Road was brought to the state police station April 29. Anyone wishing to claim the bike is asked to call PSP Huntingdon at 627-3161.  Mailboxes damaged   More...

Area brief

Relay For Life teams holding community festival   MOUNT UNION — The Mount Union American Cancer Society the Relay For Life teams will be holding a community festival at Riverside Park, Mount Union, Thursday, May 12, beginning at 10 a.m.&nb More...

General News

Maddensville Mailbox

Birthday wishes this week to April Grissinger, Richelle Boyd, Caleigh Clark, Lacey Anderson, Addie Barnett, Luke Reynolds, Rick Grissinger, Patti Grissinger, Beth Clark and Rick Grissinger.  Anniversary wishes to Rich and Betty Heaster and Fred More...

For the animals

The Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) Employee Association recently donated $1,530.09 to the Huntingdon County Humane Society. More...

News of Yesteryear

Fire damages Smithfield Township home

75 Years Ago  An original May Day Festival to be given by the public schools of Huntingdon this Friday, May 7, will begin promptly at 2 p.m. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Irvine ousts Lions, USC tops Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Senior outside hitter Tony Ciarelli had 18 kills and 10 digs as top-ranked Southern California held off Lewis 3-1 in the NCAA men’s volleyball tournament to advance to Saturday’s title match against UC Irvine.&nbs More...

Bowlsby to head Big 12

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference has scheduled a Friday news conference to introduce former Stanford University athletic director Bob Bowlsby as the new conference commissioner.  More...

Harper drives in winner for Nationals

Nationals 2, D-Backs 1  WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the sixth inning, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday night.  Ross Detwiler (3-1) allowed one More...

Press Club

HAHS’s Gaugler gets judge’s nod

“There were several well written stories on the Press Club pages last Friday, and two very good ones,” said this week’s judge Jeff Norris of the Sports Department. More...

Juniata Valley starts gardening project

As spring rolls around the corner, Juniata Valley students and faculty are busy preparing the grounds through a number of projects. More...

‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens at HAHS May 10

Places, everyone! It’s musical season at Huntingdon Area High School. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You cannot dictate to someone whether to give presents to your children! ANNIE

Dear Annie: I have known “Molly” for 10 years. One of her roommates is my current girlfriend of five years. Molly has always been a good friend to both of us, but now I’m seeing a different side of her. More...

Hints from Heloise

Monitoring your septic system

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Readers: Here are some important hints about taking care of your SEPTIC SYSTEM:  • Conserve water. Take shorter showers, turn off the water while brushing teeth, and only run the dishwasher and washing machine when full. More...

Police relocation funding reviewed

Mount Union Borough continues to prepare for the relocation of the police department into the municipal building on Market Street by moving forward with renovation plans.  Councilwoman Kim Werdebaugh reported Wednesday that a recent meeting with More...

County’s jobless rate drops again

The unemployment rate dropped once again in Huntingdon County due to a further increase in the number of residents working, according to the monthly report provided by the Department of Labor & Industry’s Center for Workforce Information an More...

Saxton Borough Council debates fire company contribution

Saxton Borough Council agreed Thursday night to place $20,000 on a $40,000 tax anticipation loan it borrowed at the beginning of the year to help the borough meet its financial obligations. It also acted on a number of street related matters.  More...

State  Free Access 

‘Slap Shot’ town getting new hockey team

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The gritty western Pennsylvania city whose rich minor league hockey history helped inspire the cult movie hit “Slap Shot” is getting another chance to support a hockey team.  More...

Sandusky case judge rules against AG on subpoenas

HARRISBURG (AP) — The judge in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex-abuse case ruled against prosecutors Thursday in their bid to get subpoenas issued by his lawyer thrown out and to impose future restrictions on their use.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 4   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, May 5   More...

Local Sports

Stapleton perfect for Trojans; Hornets get key win

High School Baseball:

Mount Union 12, Moshannon Valley 0   While it was a “perfectly” new experience for Mount Union sophomore right-hander Darrian Stapleton, it was “old hat” for senior catcher Boomer Brown.  More...

Trojans, Rockets cruise, Titans edge NBC 2-1

High School Softball:

Mount Union 15, Moshannon Valley 1  It took three innings for the Mount Union softball team to catch up to Moshannon Valley pitching, but when it did, the Trojans exploded for 15 runs in three innings to bring home a 15-1 Inter- County Conferenc More...

Erie tops Curve 1-0 in series finale

A well-pitched game on both sides unfortunately ended up going in favor of the Erie Sea- Wolves as they scratched out a run in the last of the eighth inning to defeat the Altoona Curve 1-0 in the series finale at Jerry Uht Park Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC to hold Plant and Bake Sale

“How does your garden grow?” With some help from the annual Plant and Bake Sale hosted by the members of the Standing Stone Garden Club, of course! More...

Five Generations

Five generations of family members, all first born daughters, gathered together at Easter, the very first for newest family member, Hailey Grace, born Feb. 6. More...

Student News

Comcast awards scholarships

Olivia Decker, a senior at Huntingdon Area High School was recently named among those students from across the state awarded a scholarship through The Comcast Foundation.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 5, 2012:  More...

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